Whitewater Rafting

Knoxville, MD

From: $84
Item #: WAT-BAL-0005

Paddle through Class I-III whitewater rapids as you raft down the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers while enjoying the surrounding beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains!

  • Experienced outfitter guiding rafting trips for over 45 years
  • Float by Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
  • The 6.5-mile long trip takes you through 3 states and Class I-III rapids
  • Travel on the Shenandoah and Potomac River through Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia!

Option & Pricing:
Please select an option above.
OR
Our Price Guarantee »

GIFT VOUCHER or BOOK?

If you are giving this experience as a gift and would like your recipient to be able to choose a date at their convenience, click Buy Gift Voucher. If you’d like to select a date now and book this experience for yourself or someone else, click Book Experience.

E-Voucher Delivery (view sample voucher)

Print or email Gift Vouchers instantly! You can also choose your send date.

: Hassle Free Policies

30 day returns, free exchanges, and no expiration dates on Gift Vouchers.

Customers Rate Cloud 9 Living:

Summary

Paddle through Class I-III whitewater rapids as you raft down the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers while enjoying the surrounding beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains!

  • Experienced outfitter guiding rafting trips for over 45 years
  • Float by Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
  • The 6.5-mile long trip takes you through 3 states and Class I-III rapids
  • Travel on the Shenandoah and Potomac River through Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia!
Location

Knoxville, MD

Availability:

March - May:
Daily - 10:00 AM & 2:30 PM

Memorial Day through Labor Day:
Monday through Friday - 10:00 AM & 2:30 PM
Saturdays & Sundays - 12:00 PM & 2:30 PM

September through Mid-November:
Daily - 10:00 AM & 2:30 PM

 

Booking Information
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings 14 days in advance.

UPCOMING AVAILABLE DATES:
Please select a location to view dates and times!
  • ** SOLD OUT ** ** CANCELLED ** {{time}},

  • Please select a location to view dates and times!

    Click on a date to view the times available on that specific date.

  • ** SOLD OUT ** ** CANCELLED ** {{time}},

  • All available dates have passed and we do not yet have new upcoming dates. To see a list of this year's past dates for your reference please click here
    Loading...
    Option & Pricing:
    Please select an option above.
    OR

    Gift Voucher or Book?

    If you are giving this experience as a gift and would like your recipient to be able to choose a date at their convenience, click Buy Gift Voucher. If you’d like to select a date now and book this experience for yourself or someone else, click Book Experience.

    Enjoy this half-day guided Class I-III Whitewater Rafting trip, perfect for introductory whitewater fun. Travel on 2 rivers through 3 states (Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia) for an unforgettable rafting adventure!

    Picture yourself zooming through whitewater and paddling like mad to avoid an oncoming rock formation. Water is rushing all around your face and you can just barely find the line to cut through to the other side before you're at it again.

    Experienced guides will show you the best routes through the rapids while entertaining you with river lore during this 6.5-mile course. Float by the historic town of Harpers Ferry while you listen to stories of events leading to the Civil War. When you're not rafting, soak up the sun on the side of the river!

    Essential Information
    • Participants must be at least 7 years of age and 50 pounds
    • Wetsuits are available for spring or fall trips with prior notice
    • Includes certified guide, shuttle and equipment
    • Riverside Picnic lunch only included for weekend trips Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day
    Duration
    2 - 4.5 hours depending on water level
    Experience Provider Info
    Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
    Maximum Participants
    Up to 6 people per raft
    Spectators
    This experience is only for those on the adventure.
    Weather Dependent
    This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
    What To Wear
    It is recommended to wear a bathing suit in warmer weather and to wear layers in cooler weather. Jeans and cotton shirts are not recommended. Wetsuits are available for spring or fall trips with prior notice.
    Booking Information
    For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings 14 days in advance.
    Cancellation Policy
    Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no exchanges or cancellations are allowed. Rescheduling is allowed up to 72 hours prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule in accordance with these terms will result in the loss of the value of your experience.
    Are there any age or physical requirements?
    All participants must be at least 7 years old and weigh at least 50 pounds.
    Do I have to wear a life vest?
    Yes, you are required to wear a life vest at all times. Not only does this add another layer to keep you warm, it also keeps you floating should you decide to leave the boat mid-trip. You will be provided with a life vest the day of so please do not bring one with you.
    Can I bring my camera?
    You are welcome to bring your camera, but keep in mind it will get wet. It is recommended to bring a waterproof camera with a sturdy strap.
    How many people will be in each raft?
    There are typically 4-6 people per raft plus a guide.
    Do I need to know how to swim?
    No, there is an experienced guide on each raft and all participants are required to wear a life vest.
    This experience has a customer rating of 4.5
    based on 6 reviews.
    View More Reviews:
    Though it was cold, the fall rafting was stunning, what with the multi-colored trees and many types of bird. Our guide was really fun.
    Response from Cloud 9 Living
    Thanks for writing in. We are glad to hear you had an awesome time besides the chilly temps. I'm sure the beautiful fall scenery made it worth going late in the season. Thanks again and enjoy your weekend!  Best, ​Brooke
    Great time was had by all. Thank you!
    All of the people working at River and Trail Outfitters were extremely friendly. Our guide, David, was awesome! Overall, it was a great experience for a first timer and I would do it again in a heartbeat.
    Excellent experience, in particular Guide llyson was knowledgable, safety conscious, discussed in advanced what was going to happen, what the plan was, and was thorough in everything we did. The only questionable person was the photographer. He never clarified what was going to happen after the event, how to get pictures, how much etc. it seemed disorganized. Excellent experience, good lunch, bus service was even nice.
    The day was not too hot, a little rain but it just made it that much more fun. Our short bus trip to the river was fun as one of the guides was telling some ridiculous but hilarious jokes. Our guide was knowledgeable of everything on the river and a fun person to talk to. He really loved what he was doing. The scenery was beautiful and we just had an awesome time. Definitely will be going back.
    The water was so low that we barely hit any rapids at all. Spent more time waiting for people that were stuck on rocks than actually going down the river. It was a very disappointing experience overall.

    1

    Choose from 2,000+ experiences nationwide

    Pick the perfect experience gift or buy a gift certificate and let your recipient choose their own adventure.

    2

    E-Voucher Delivered Instantly

    After checking out, you can easily print or email your Experience Voucher. While delivery is instant, the memories will last a lifetime.

    3

    Easy to redeem or exchange

    Your recipient can book their experience at their convenience either online or by calling us. And if they'd prefer to do another one, they can easily exchange it.

    4

    Create unforgettable memories

    Our trusted vendors and passionate team will ensure that your recipient will be treated to the experience of a lifetime—making memories that will last for years to come.

    Created with Sketch. Easy Returns & Exchanges

    We offer 30-day returns or your recipient can easily exchange their gift for anything else in our marketplace, anytime—free of charge.

    Created with Sketch. No Expiration Date

    The value of our vouchers never expires, so your recipient can redeem them at their convenience.

    Created with Sketch. Price guarantee

    No markups, no added fees. You'll pay the same price as buying directly from our experience providers, but with the flexibility of easy returns and exchanges.

    Other Baltimore Experiences