West Virginia Whitewater Rafting - Wildwater Expeditions
New River and Gauley River whitewater rafting experts.
The First White Water Rafting Company in West Virginia
Now in our 45th whitewater season, Wildwater Expeditions is dedicated to creating your ultimate West Virginia whitewater rafting adventure. In 1968, Wildwater Expeditions pioneered white water, rafting the thrilling rapids through the New River Gorge with commercial guests. Our early efforts spawned a white water rafting industry that now shares the Wild and Wonderful outdoors of West Virginia and the world class white water rapids of the New River Gorge with hundreds of thousands of guests every summer.
The white water professionalism and quality white water experience provided by our guides and staff is unmatched - on and off the river. Wildwater Expedition's white water river guides are extensively trained, West Virginia certified and dedicated to white water river safety. Our white water guides are naturalists and reservoirs of West Virginia history and New River lore. We strive to create a customized rafting vacation experience tailored to you, your friends, and your family.
If you've never tried West Virginia whitewater rafting in the New River Gorge or in the Gauley River Canyon - or any of our other off-river adventures such as zip-line canopy tours or rock climbing - please explore the site. Our most popular whitewater rafting trips - rafting for all ages and abilities, are New River Rafting trips. New River rafting truly has something to offer white water rafting entusiasts of all ages and interests. Give us a call when you are heading to West Virginia and are intersted in the white water rafting trip of a lifetime on the New River or Gauley River!
For the seasoned white water rafting adventure-seeker, we've got the white water ride of a lifetime: World-famous Gauley River Rafting. Not long after founding the white water rafting industry in West Virginia on the New River, Wildwater turned it's attention to rafting the white water of the Gauley River - later to become known as "The Beast of the East!" The intensitity of the white water rapids of the Gauley River has earned the Gauley the distinction of the 3rd best white water rafting river in the world! No feignt praise there! With five white water rapids rated as Class V+, rafting the white water of the Upper Gauley can provide the thrill of a lifetime. Just down stream awaits the Class IV stretch of the Lower Gauley River, the pride of West Virginia. The Lower Gauley River can be a destination in itself with over 40 huge white water rapids - or it can be your training ground for the white water rapids of the Upper Gauley River. Either way - we are sure you won't be disappointed.
Don't wait to schedule your West Virginia whitewater rafting vacation and relaxation: Contact an Adventure Consultant today.
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