Duration: Approx. 6 hrs

Location: Two convenience Roanoke pickup locations - downtown Visitors Center & Valley View Mall (Target).

Kayaking + Brewery


6+ guests | $4@ discount.

Kayaking + DD


Advance tickets required (+ service fee). Tickets are non-refundable but are maybe transferred to other tours, dates, or Gift Cert with at least 5 days notice. We may cancel due to weather, guest safety or less than 4 guests on tour (full refund).

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Showing off the unspoiled James River and a delicious nearby local craft brewery - now fun! Next Trip - Sunday, Aug. 13.

  • Sunday, July 23 (Sold Out) & August 13, 2017.
  • Craft Brewery visit after kayaking - a flight or pint is included.
  • Kayak and all gear are provided.
  • Ideal for experienced kayakers or first-timers.
  • Kayaking orientation and river safety instruction provided.
  • Water & light snacks on the bus. Bring your own food.
  • Private Group trips are available.

Round trip transportation from two local Roanoke locations.

For guests 21 and over only.

Sorry, this tour can NOT accommodate guests with mobility disabilities or wheelchairs.

Leave Roanoke at 11:00 am. Return approx. 5:00 pm.

Due to weather we may reschedule the tour.

Great for special occasions! Private group tours available May - Sept.

What to Expect

Let us take you on a kayak adventure along the scenic and unspoiled historic James River.  In partnership with Twin River Outfitters, you’ll enjoy a 6-mile section of the James that includes Class I & II rapids. Roa Craft Beer Tours Logo Your kayak and all needed equipment and instruction are provided by Twin River Outfitters staff.

Afterward, we’ll enjoy one of our nearby local breweries.  A flight or a pint is included!

About Twin River Outfitters & the James River.

Twin River Outfitters is a paddle sports haven on the banks of the James in Buchanan, VA. Twin River Outfitters is the oldest and most experienced outfitter operating on the Upper James River and have been safely running paddle trips since 1978.

The majestic James River is not only a part of U.S. history but today it is one of the more accessible and unspoiled rivers in the eastern U.S.   Paddle sports enthusiasts from across the country make their way here for 60+ miles of continuous paddling adventure. Find out more about the Upper James River Water Trail.

Ready To Join Us?

Call (540) 309-1781 or click “BOOK NOW” to purchase tickets.

Still have questions?  Call or email us directly – (540) 309-1781 or email info@TourRoanoke.com

Have a Group?  A Special Occasion?

Schedule a private tour for your group of up to 14 persons.  We can customize your tour to make it a memorable day.  It’s the perfect adventure for wedding parties, birthdays, company functions and other groups. Click PRIVATE TOURS for pricing and more information.



The historic James River offers incredible unspoiled scenery.

Twin River Outfitters

A paddle sports specialist and the most experienced outfitter operating on the historic James River (est. 1978).

Great Valley Farm Brewery -

World-class beer and a world class view! A relaxed friendly atmosphere. The 27-acre farm includes great scenery plus 4 acres of grapes for future for wine production.

Where to Meet

Pick up & drop off service provided from a pre-selected local location. Enjoy round trip transportation on our bus!

Meeting Location

Twin River Outfitters
Lowe Street, Buchanan, VA, United States

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