Welcome to Cape Fear River Adventures!


River News

as of 10/6/2021
Fall hours are now in effect: we are open Saturday and Sunday 9am - 5pm and Monday - Friday by reservations only with 24-hour notice (reservations should be made through our website).

The river is at a lower level, perfect for all the recreational trips! Tubing time is estimated at 5 hours: be ready to walk, paddle or swim at some points throughout the float. Come enjoy some river fun before warm weather slips away... See y'all on the water!

River Conditions

Gauge: Cape Fear River @ Lillington, NC
River Level: 1.53 ft
River Flow: 596 cfs
Reading Time: 10/19/21 4:15 PM

Current Trips Status*

River Tubing: Available
Hourly Rentals: Available
Easy Paddle: Available
10 Mile Challenge: Available
Epic Overnight: Available
Scenic Rafting: No go, low water
Whitewater Kayaking: No go, low water
* This is current river conditions.It is not an indication of the river status for upcoming days or weekend.






Welcome to Lost Paddle Tavern and Kayak Shop! We are located next door to the Cape Fear River Adventures, overlooking beautiful Cape Fear River. We serve delish' food options and offer 16 local craft beers on tap, in addition to large beverage selection in cans and bottles. Enjoy huge outside patio, live music, corn-hole, swings, hammocks, and other fun things. Check out our retail selection of kayaks, canoes, accessories, and gifts, all in the same facility.

Kayak rental cabin at Cape Fear River Adventures

Welcome to Cape Fear River Adventures! We are passionate about sharing our love for paddling and the outdoors with our community and visitors! We offer Lazy River Tubing and rental of Canoes, Kayaks and Paddle Boards! Covering 25 miles of the river with trips from 1 hour to 2 days, flat or whitewater, we have adventures for curious beginners on up to the seasoned outdoorsman! We also teach kayaking and paddle board classes, offer guided whitewater trips in rafts or whitewater kayaks, do paddle board yoga , sunset paddles , river cleanup and other events!

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