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Cape Fear River Adventures, LLC

Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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7 mile leisure single kayaking

I enjoyed the exercise we got. It was a bit tough getting up the level 1 rapids. But I like that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Galesburg, Illinois
via mobile
Great 10 Mile Challenge, 8/5/20218

Due to heavey rains our unguided 10 mile canoe challenge was cancelled, however Cape Fear River... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Emerson S
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“cooler tube”(11 reviews)
“hour trip”(5 reviews)
“canoe trip”(3 reviews)
We offer kayak, canoe, SUP (stand-up paddleboards), and river tubing trips for your self-guided pleasure on the breathtakingly beautiful Cape Fear River. We are just a short drive from Raleigh, Durham, Fayetteville, and their surrounding areas. The...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
100 S Main St, Lillington, NC 27546-8968
+1 919-495-5555
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the exercise we got. It was a bit tough getting up the level 1 rapids. But I like that. There is a spot along the way that is shallow with large rocks which would be great to relax for a few. Next time...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Due to heavey rains our unguided 10 mile canoe challenge was cancelled, however Cape Fear River Adventures advised that a guided white water experience fit my groups goals, so we changed our reservation. We had a great time on the whitewater kayaks, it was a...More

Thank Emerson S
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

If you want a great lazy day, this is the trip. Bring your sun screen and plan for the unexpected. This is North Carolina, our trip started with total sunshine and end that afternoon in a down pour, but it was a great experience. The...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This was an awesome girls trip! We had a blast and will definitely come back and do it again!! I wasn’t a fan of the rocks but I know that’s just apart of the river! Definitely awesome to know you can ride g your own...More

Thank sagev2017
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This was my 3rd SUPyoga class and I was about to give up and surrender to only land yoga. Brandy was AWESOME! She is a great yoga instructor. It is worth the hour drive. I will definitely be back for SUPyoga and other river adventures...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Great day for all. It was a LONG, SLOW, HOT & FUN trip. Pleasant and friendly staff. Register on line to save yourself and group from waiting in line. Review the website to prepare for your trip and take all recommendations seriously or you will...More

2  Thank Vickie P
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Allen and Andrew were great instructors. They were very accommodating with questions. Most of us were first time kayakers and the first hour was mostly introductions, talking about different kayaks and paddles to use in different water conditions, safety and answering questions. They were very...More

Thank Dorothy M
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

The staff was excllent . There really was no surprise we got in the tube and very very slowly went 2 miles and took 5 hours . We brought 3 cans of sunblock and used all 3 cans and still got burnt . We rented...More

1  Thank marymQ7656DD
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga was excellent. The location and weather was perfect and balancing on the paddle board added a nice challenge to the yoga practice. Being on the water was very relaxing and the whole experience was very enjoyable. The boards we used were...More

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

16 June, 2018 Did the tube river run. Everything was great for the most part. Friendly staff, all the good you'd expect to include a safety brief that they stated, if you have a medical emergency, they will come in as medal boat, to retrieve...More

5  Thank Dennis S
RedCanoe42, Owner at Cape Fear River Adventures, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Hello, Dennis. We are very happy to hear that your friend’s husband is ok (to clarify to our readers, he was NOT on the Cape Fear River at the time of his heart-attack). We understand your situation was stressful! However, our safety briefs are clear:...More

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Cindy R
2 August 2017|
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Response from RedCanoe42 | Property representative |
Hi Cindy! There is a river access ramp fee of $5 per personal water vessel/personal river tube if you put in at our office in Lillington. We do offer shuttle service (return trip from Wildlife Rd access) for $10/person and... More
2 July 2017|
Response from RedCanoe42 | Property representative |
Hello! Of course, if you've got your own equipment we offer shuttle services. Please give us a call to talk about the parts of the river you plan on paddling/tubing. It sounds like you've never been on this part of the Cape... More