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Rivanna River Company
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“kayak trip”(4 reviews)
“water level”(4 reviews)
“dry bag”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1518 E High St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-4931
+1 434-218-2052
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Two families with 6 children floated down the river - found a rope swing, stopped at a beach for snacks, great day! Everyone who worked there was very nice and we would recommend this company.

Thank Rebecca B
Gabe S, Owner at Rivanna River Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Glad you had a great day with the kiddos, and thanks for taking the time to review us!

Reviewed 4 September 2018

Group of eight over 50's got on eight tubes and floated down the river and had a fabulous time!! Great Job Rivanna River Company!

Thank Kenncy7373
Gabe S, Owner at Rivanna River Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Sounds like yall had fun! Thanks for making time to write a review :)

Reviewed 30 August 2018

My family of four (with 2 younger kids) have never tubed on a river so I had lots of questions and Rivanna answered all of them patiently. I had to change my reservation twice after booking and they never complained and accommodated willingly. Everyone we...More

Thank LIZ R
Gabe S, Owner at Rivanna River Company, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Hi there....really glad to hear that you and the kids had a great experience. Please do come back and see us for a kayaking trip....we are open through September 30th and then re-open for the 2019 season in April! Thanks so much for taking the...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Friendly knowledgeble folks who make is so easy to take advantage of an amazing resource right there in the middle of town!

Thank MotherDoc
Management response:Responded 27 August 2018

Thanks so much for this review...we do love sharing this beautiful river with all our great customers!!!

Reviewed 18 August 2018

The folks at Rivanna River Company have worked tirelessly to make the river more accessible to people. They have done an incredible job. Everything they do is really well thought out to make the visitor experience the best it can be. My family had a...More

Thank carolynschulye882018
Management response:Responded 18 August 2018

Thank you for your thoughtful review! I'm so glad you and your family had a good float on the Rivanna! Thanks so much for coming out.

Reviewed 16 August 2018

This was a perfect way to spend a day with our college age kids. Gabe and Sonya really made it easy and fun. We kayaked from Free Bridge to Milton Landing, and Gabe gave us some great pointers, told us about the few tricky areas...More

Thank Debbie E
Management response:Responded 18 August 2018

Thank you so much for the review! We are thrilled that you all enjoyed your time out there, and had some quality time with your kids. Look forward to seeing you all again!

Reviewed 12 August 2018

This is a perfect summer adventure for anyone visiting or living in the area. These wonderful people can get you on the water in kayaks, tubes, paddle boards, or canoes for a short or long trip down the Rivanna River. Yesterday the water was still...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Tubing down the river is a fun, relaxing way to chill and enjoy the beautiful scenery & the river. We loved it! The staff were super friendly too! A must if you're in Charlottesville.

Thank sklawton
Management response:Responded 31 July 2018

Glad you had a relaxing time out there and thanks for taking the time to review us. Come back and see us when you are back in town!

Reviewed 18 July 2018

This is our second year with a season pass with the Rivanna River Company. That should say it all, but I'll tell you why. First, we love the owners, Gabe and Sonya, and their family-owned small business. They take care of everything, from getting you...More

Thank RedWingJoe
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Incredibly friendly staff... beautiful scenery... the "Sampler" was a perfect 2 hour experience for beginners and novices.

Thank John M
Management response:Responded 18 July 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your river experience! Thanks for coming out with us!

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Russell P
17 June 2018|
Response from NANCANVA | Reviewed this property |
We chose am - about 10:00, but they have other options depending on the weather and time of year. I would call them and ask their advice. They’re helpfil!