New River Whitewater Rafting Trips

New River Whitewater Rafting Trips

Cantrell Ultimate Rafting is your key to planning the perfect whitewater rafting excursion in West Virginia. As West Virginia’s only boutique rafting company, our operation has the experience to offer you the best equipment, supervision, and coaching, but we’re small enough to provide you with personalized and quality service so that you feel confident during your whitewater rafting trip.

Cantrell Ultimate Rafting offers whitewater rafting trips for every type of skill level:

Lower New River Whitewater Rafting Trips

In West Virginia and throughout the whitewater rafting industry, the Lower New River is known as the “Grand Canyon of the East.” This rafting trip is an adrenaline-soaked masterpiece of the perfect combination of warm-up rapids to surging class V whitewater.

Cantrell Ultimate Rafting offers a variety of Upper Lower River whitewater rafting trips to suit your availability and group. We can organize a short half-day run or a full rafting and camping experience. Our Lower New River whitewater trips cater to adventure-junkies and thrill-seekers.

Lower New River Express

AM / PM
$$69/person
  • This trip is perfect for those of you who want to get out on the water but don’t have time for a full day of rafting. Experience all the thrills the New River Gorge has to offer blasting your way through Class III – V rapids. Trip can last from 2 1/2 to 3 hours depending on water level. Lunch is not provided on this adventure. Departure is at 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. For ages 10 and up.
  • Sunday – Friday: $69
  • Saturday: $79
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Lower New River Double Run

$119/person
  • This trip is for those of you who can’t wait to get back on the wave train. That’s right, the Double Run equals double fun! We do the same section of river twice, you get 18 miles and 40 rapids on the Lower New River with a grilled lunch in between runs. We consider this adventure our Premier Trip for several reasons our close location to the New River permits our guest to have a hot grilled lunch at the basecamp with real bathrooms!!.. and the awesome adventure with our professional staff. This trip can last anywhere from 5 – 7 hours depending on the water level. No pervious experience is required, although each guest needs to be prepared for a work out. Our trip begins in Cunard and ends at Fayette Station Rapid under the world famous New River Gorge Bridge. Double Run trip rates are regardless of age – guests need to possess great stamina for this activity (offered to ages 12 and up).
  • Sunday – Friday: $119
  • Saturday: $124
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UPPER NEW RIVER WHITEWATER RAFTING TRIPS

West Virginia’s Upper New River is the perfect jumping off point for new rafters and a great way to spend a family excursion. The Upper offers class I-III rapids, stunning views and plenty of vantage points to take in the scenery of the New River Gorge.

Cantrell Ultimate Rafting offers a variety of Upper New River whitewater rafting trips to suit your availability and group. For families or the less experienced rafter, West Virginia Adventures will make sure the experience is memorable, fun and most importantly, safe.

Adult Saturday

$109/person
  • This trip is for those of you who want to be out on the river without going to the extreme. A great beginners trip and great for families with members between the ages of 6 and 16 years. Step up the adventure by doing this section in one of our single or double duckies (inflatable kayak). Let us know the number of guests in duckies at the time of reservation. Remember that younger guests don’t have the stamina to paddle a duckie on a full day trip, a double duckie with an adult in the back would provide someone younger the same experience.
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Youth (6 - 16 years old): $79

$79/person
  • This trip is for those of you who want to be out on the river without going to the extreme. A great beginners trip and great for families with members between the ages of 6 and 16 years. Step up the adventure by doing this section in one of our single or double duckies (inflatable kayak). Let us know the number of guests in duckies at the time of reservation. Remember that younger guests don’t have the stamina to paddle a duckie on a full day trip, a double duckie with an adult in the back would provide someone younger the same experience. Same price every day of the week.
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