Whether you like soaking in the heat, cooling off in the current, or taking in the scenery, the Yadkin River is calling you for an unforgettable experience. North Carolina River Riders in Ronda, NC lets visitors experience the fun of tubing, kayaking, and canoeing for all  who seek  adventure on the river. We provide you with the shuttle and a personal flotation device so that all you have to do is show up and have fun.

Adventures Available

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Tubing

This is a beginner-friendly trip that is perfect for those who want to unplug from a busy week. Enjoy an relaxing recreational activity while having fun and spending spend a summer day bonding with your family and friends. 


  • Price: $16 per Person (Weekdays) and $18 per Person (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Choose Your Trip: 2.5 Hours (4.5 Miles) or 1.5 Hours (2.5 Miles)
  • Departure Time: Daily, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Min of 5 years old and 50 Pounds-250 pounds max


 We also offer a whole-day float on the Yadkin River with complimentary lunch. Reservations are required 48 hours in advance. Kindly call us for pricing and availability. 

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Kayaking

Rent one of our kayaks and have an amazing paddling experience. Choose your preferred trip length. 


  • Price: $35 per Person (Weekdays), $40 per Person (Saturdays and Sundays)
  • Choose Your Trip: Full-Day (6.5 Miles), Half-Day (4.5 Miles), or Express (2.5 Miles)
  • Departure Time: Daily, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM; Full- and Half-Day
  • Reservations in Advance. 

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Canoeing

Perfect for partnering up, canoeing builds life-long memories for two. Work on teamwork and communication as you make your way down a mild section of water. You should probably bring a cooler and a fishing pole. 


  • Price: $35 for one person or $50 for two people (No more than 2 per canoe)
  • Choose Your Trip: Full-Day (6.5 Miles), Half-Day (4.5 Miles), or Express (2.5 Miles)
  • Departure Time: Daily, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Full- and Half-Day 
  • Reservations in Advance 


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Tube Trackers

Ready to try something different? Our Inflatable Trackers are an exciting combination between a Tube and a Kayak. These boat allow you the luxury float we all desire in a tube and the ability to paddle it like you're in a Kayak.   Designed for flat water and beginner white water adventures.


  • Price: $25 per Person  
  • Choose Your Trip: Full-Day (6.5 Miles), Half-Day (4.5 Miles), or Express (2.5 Miles)
  • Departure Time: Daily, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Full- and Half-Day 

Must be a min. of 12 years old to paddle


River Trip

Tube Shuttle Service

Tube Shuttle Service

The Yadkin River has much history and there is no better time to view its beauty than first thing in the morning. We now offer a Guided Wildlife Observation Tour, which starts at 8:30 AM or can be customized to fit the perfect float. Reservations are required by 7pm on the day before your desired day of adventure. 

Tube Shuttle Service

Tube Shuttle Service

Tube Shuttle Service

If you have your own gear,(Tube and  Class III PFD) park at our place and let us take you to your destination. You can catch the shuttle for one of the scheduled departures or we can customize a ride to meet your needs. Our vehicle schedule interval is on the hour.


  • Price: $10 per Person (With Existing Trip)
  • Departure Time: Daily, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM



Boat Shuttle Service

Boat Shuttle Service

Boat Shuttle Service

If you have your own boat and gear, park at you destination point. We'll pick you up and shuttle you to the river access. The River is then yours. Enjoy your float all day as you will. When you arrive at your destination your car will be ready for you. No unnecessary trips to the outfitter.  


  • Price: $12 per boat
  • Departure Time: Daily and Customized. 


Must pay in advance over the phone and sign a liability wavier prior to pickup

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Boat Shuttle Service

Boat Shuttle Service

North Carolina River Riders provides fun thrilling river adventures in great package deals. These are perfect for friends, families, sports teams, and religious and scout groups. We also have packages for events like wedding parties and outings. For any inquiries or trip reservations, get in touch with us today.