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Cape Fear River Adventures, LLC

100 S Main St, Lillington, NC 27546-8968
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Wonderful!

Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga was excellent. The location and weather was perfect and balancing on the... read more

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Anne W
Never again

16 June, 2018 Did the tube river run. Everything was great for the most part. Friendly staff, all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dennis S
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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 Cape Fear River offers Class I and II+ rapids for experienced paddlers and novices alike. We have friendly & knowledgeable staff ready to assist you if you have any questions about what we do. Please give us a call or shoot us an email for more information on your next outdoor adventure!
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“canoe trip” (4 reviews)
“cooler tube” (10 reviews)
“hour trip” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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100 S Main St, Lillington, NC 27546-8968
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"cape fear river"
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"class rapids"
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"few hours"
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"awesome experience"
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"relaxing float"
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"beautiful scenery"
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Reviewed yesterday

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

2  Thank Dennis S
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RedCanoe42, Owner at Cape Fear River Adventures, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to enjoy a two hour paddle on the Cape Fear, the Easy Float is a good choice. Be sure to stop at the Rock Garden and get out and enjoy the water. Go early at the 9:00 slot of you prefer less...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our daughter in law surprised us today with a really fun family day on the Cape Fear river. We all had a blast...ages 77, 76, 49 , 47 and two 10 year old twin granddaughters. I was rather worried about us “old folks” as the...More

Thank Susan W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We (couple with grown child) took the beginner kayaking class today. We had a great time and we learned a great deal. I have been kayaking once before but I had no clue what I was doing and needed a lesson. I am much more...More

1  Thank Laura W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were 12 of us ranging from 4-50ish. We had a good time on the water laughing and playing. We tried to stop for a snack and did have trouble getting out of the water, I don’t recommend doing that. Also be careful when you...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Great day trip. We rented two canoes and went upstream a few miles to some class 1 rapids, then back. The river was very calm and easy to navigate both ways. The staff was very helpful and friendly and equipment in excellent condition. Definitely something...More

2  Thank Andre M
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RedCanoe42, Owner at Cape Fear River Adventures, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2017

I'm super glad to hear about your fantastic time! It sounds like you enjoyed your Leisure Paddle :-) Please come back to us soon! -megan

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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

This was a very fun experience to have. The staff were polite, friendly and helpful. The river was relaxing. Would recommend.

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RedCanoe42, Owner at Cape Fear River Adventures, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2017

Hello! Thank you very much for your visit AND for leaving us such a nice review. We're proud to receive your recommendation and are looking forward to seeing you back on the river again! -megan

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Reviewed September 17, 2017

We were novices but not for long. Cape Fear River Adventures were just great at making our 1st kayaking experience on the Cape Fear River a fun, relaxing and wonderful time! Special thanks to Wesley...he was so nice! You can tell he loves people and...More

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RedCanoe42, Owner at Cape Fear River Adventures, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2017

We're so glad to hear that we helped make your first 'yaking experience a good one! Here's to many more trips on the open water for you, and we hope you don't forget about us and come back soon :-) -megan

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Reviewed September 11, 2017

This was my second time here and did the 10 mile challenge this time...GREAT fun!! The staff was awesome as usual and hope to come again! THANK YOU!!

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RedCanoe42, Owner at Cape Fear River Adventures, LLC, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2017

Well, thank you so much for letting the CFRA team and the internet community know that you enjoyed yourself so much! We are already looking forward to seeing you back on the river with us :-) Until then, take care! -megan

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Cindy R
August 2, 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
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louannamsdell
July 1, 2017|
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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
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