text background
Riverboarding in Maine River Boarding in New England
menu banner

What is Riverboarding?

Riverboarding is using an oversized boogie board, PFD, helmet, fins, and wetsuit to run rapids and surf river waves and holes. We started running Riverboard trips in 2008, to rave reviews.

Our guided trips take place on the Penobscot River in the Big Eddy, Troublemaker and Amberjack rapids. We operate in a park & play style, which means you will never be asked to run a section of whitewater beyond your comfort level, and furthermore, you will be able to run the river and surf as many times as you like, accompanied and instructed by professional guides. No flat water. No run-limits. We run until your done.

Who can go Riverboarding?

Participants must be able to swim, and should not be afraid of water.

-Riverboarding is a solo activity, and while our trips are guided, the most dependable swimmer is always yourself. You don't need be an Olympian, but you must be able to propel yourself in water. If you are unable to swim, rafting might be a better place to start.

Participants must be in good physical health.

-Riverboarding is individually paced, but the sport is physical. Here is what to expect:
- Kicking through the water with a pair of fins while lying prone on your stomach
- Hiking a quarter mile of beautiful yet sometimes uneven terrain carrying your five pound riverboard
- Maintaining a high pulse through repeated bursts of fun.

Penobscot Adventures can make no attempt to assess the physical capability of its clients. We are great guides, but poor physicians. Please ask your doctor if river boarding is right for you.

We run river boarding trips from June1st through September 1st on the Penobscot River.

- Wetsuits are required feel free to bring your own or rent one of ours for $15
- Weekdays: $79 pp
- Weekends: $89 pp
- 14-16: $69 pp
- under 14: $59 pp
- Minimum age 10

All River Boarding Trips Include:

- A professional Maine white water guide
- All necessary river boarding equipment
- Transportation to and from the river
- A riverside deli style lunch

Maine Riverboarding

Riverboarding is an unique whitewater experience, and absolute fun. Very popular in  other countries, riverboarding is relatively new to American whitewater.  Penobscot Adventures is proud to be the only riverboarding outfitter in the Maine, offering fully guided trips capable of satisfying every whitewater skill-level and appetite. Our professional standards of whitewater safety, guarantee you quality fun.
Penobscot Adventures logo
Mobile users click here to book your adventure.
Book your adventure online.
email Penobscot Adventures
Join our Facebook page.
Join us on Twitter.
Watch our videos on Youtube.
Penobscot Adventures Google Plus Link
white water rafting in Maine
Maine river boarding
Penobscot Adventures group planning
Maine vacation rentals
Penobscot River Rafting in Millinocket Maine
Rafting galleries
FAQs about rafting in Maine
Sign up for our email newsletter.
Download our adventure waiver.
Request a brochure.
Download a printable summer adventure brochure.
Millinocket Physical Address Bingham Physical Address Mailing Address
102 Millinocket Lake Rd
Millinocket, ME 04462
27 Meadow St
Bingham, ME 04920
P.O. Box 721
Bingham, ME 04920
Maine rafting specials
Home | White Water Rafting Maine | River Boarding in Maine | Maine Waterfront  Vacation Rentals
Faq's | Group Planning | Maine Rafting Galleries | Specials