Whitewater Rafting the mild Upper New River rapids is the perfect, kid-friendly family vacation. Your guide navigates easy Class I to III rapids, separated by flat pools of warm summertime water that are perfect for splashing, swimming, playing games or just sitting back and enjoying the scenery. Many of our guests choose to paddle a Duckie, our most popular watercraft on the Upper New. A cross between a canoe and kayak, these inflatable play boats are stable, lightweight, highly maneuverable and easy to paddle. It makes even the smallest rapids a thrilling experience.