Duration: Approx. 6.5 hrs

Location: Round trip transportation service provided from your pre-selected local location.

Kayaking + Brewery


6+ guests | $4@ discount.

Kayaking + DD


(no beer included)

Advance tickets are required. Small ticket fee additional. Tickets are non-refundable. But with 48 hr. notice exchange is possible. Tour held rain, shine. Tour may be cancelled for safety concerns or if four guests or less on a tour.

Calendar of Weekly Tours.

What a fun day! Showing off the unspoiled James River and a delicious nearby brewery. Six new 2018 dates on sale, starting May 27.

  • 2018 dates! Sunday, May 27 - Sat., June 16 - Sunday, July 8 - Sat., Aug. 11 - Sunday, Sept. 2 - Sat. Oct. 6.
  • Craft Brewery visit after kayaking - a flight or pint is included.
  • Kayak, paddle, flotation device, and water proof bag are provided.
  • Paddling/kayaking experience is suggested. Guests must be able to swim.
  • Orientation and river instruction provided.
  • Water & light snacks on the bus. You're welcome to bring food.
  • Private group tours available - great for special occasions.

Bus leaves Roanoke at 10:00 am. Duration is a 6.5 - 7 hours.

Round trip transportation provided. From two Roanoke pickup locations.

For guests 21 and over only.

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

Due to weather we may reschedule the tour.

Great for special occasions, company staff putting or friends & family.

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 an exciting 6-mile section of the James that includes numerous Class I & II rapids. Roa Craft Beer Tours Logo

A single person kayak and all needed equipment and orientation are provided by Twin River Outfitters staff.  Some paddle experience is suggested and guests must be able to swim.

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 or to see available dates.

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.  A great adventure for wedding parties, birthdays, company functions and other groups. Click PRIVATE TOURS for pricing and more information.



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Where to Meet

Pick up & drop off service provided from your 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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