January 2018

Local Links

What's there to do locally? See below for

some of our friends.




Let's make this easy for you! 

All transportation is provided to and from the river! All trips take lest than 10 minutes.

Tell us what your perfect trip is. We will make it happen! From the point when you arrive to when you leave you are in control of your adventure. This is your state, your backyard, your experience. So take advantage and be immersed in the beauty of North Carolina.

What YOU need to know

Our Location

Complete Service

We offer complete rentals of Kayaks, Stand-Up Paddle Boards and Tubes and anything else you need to enjoy your day on the Tar River.

​​Start Your Adventure Today!

      Hey everyone, we're so excited to be open again for our 2018 season!

     As of right now you can book online for both kayaking, stand-up-paddle boarding, and tubing!

      For camping reservations, please give us a call!

Our address can be confusing. Please make sure you are sure of your directions before heading our way. For exact information scroll to the bottom or click this button.

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We are located in Bunn, about 30 minutes east of Raleigh. Driving away from Bunn on 98 East, pass Vollmer Farm on your left, then turn left onto Sledge Rd after a half mile.  At that point you'll start seeing our signs.

Best way of locating us.

Use Google Maps or Apple Maps on a smart phone and search "Tar River Life". You should easily find us this way.

The first thing you should know about us - safety is our number one priority. All PFD laws and regulations are followed and your staff are professional and experienced. Before your trip, call us to schedule a visit and we'll prove it to you!

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River Fun

Whether you're a kid or grandparent, a day on the river will surely make you SMILE. Spend a day with us, and make memories for years to come with family and friends

 Reservations Required

Kayaking and Tubing


Summer is here and it is HOT!!! Come out and join us with family and friends to beat the heat and create some great memories.