Explore Whitewater Rafting Adventures in Yueyang

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Yueyang has rich water and mountain resources which provide ample chances for rafting. Whitewater rafting in Yueyang has long been an exciting and popular adventure sport that brings friends and families together to share a unique, memorable experience. Come on out for a day of fun and adventure while cooling off and taking in some amazing views.

Whitewater Rafting in Mangdong Gorge

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Located in Daping Village, Shiniuzhai, Pingjiang County, Yueyang, the Mangdong rafting course is 6.5 kilometers long and has a 160-meter drop. It winds among the valleys and mountains. Here, you can see steep precipices, picturesque rocks, spectacular waterfalls, as well as geological wonders.

Address: Daping Village, Shiniu Town, Pingjiang County, Yueyang City
Hours of operation: 2:00pm-4:00pm (Monday-Friday)
                12:00am- 4:00pm (weekends)
Ticket price: 238 yuan/person (for reference)

From Changsha to Shiniuzhai scenic area:
Take a bus running at Changsha East Bus Station to Hongqiao, and get off at Shiniuzhai scenic area.

From Yueyang to Shiniuzhai scenic area:
There is no direct bus from Yuyang to Shiniuhzai, and you need to transfer at Pingjiang. Take a shuttle bus running between Yueyang and Piangjiang (the earliest bus departs at 7:00am, and latest bus departs at 5:30pm.The bus runs every half or one hour. The fare is 43 yuan for about 2-hour drive.), then take a bus to Shiniuzhai scenic area.

Whitewater Rafting in Lianyun Mountain Gorge

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Located in Jiayi Town, Pingjiang County, Yueyang City, the Lianyun Mountain rafting course is 8 kilometers long. There are winding rivers, surging torrents, steep cliffs and attractive scenery.

Address: Jiayi Town, Pingjiang County, Yueyang City
Season: April-October
Ticket price (for reference): 218 yuan/person (Monday°™Friday); 258 yuan/person (weekends)
Official website: lys-piaoliu.com

How to get there:
Take a high-speed train at Changsha South Railway Station to Yueyang East Station (about a 33-minute drive, the second class ticket is 69.5 yuan, and the earliest train departs at 7:10 am); take a bus to Xianchong Town (the bus fare is 52 yuan.); and then take a bus or a motorcycle to Lianyun Mountain Rafting scenic area.

Whitewater Rafting in Tuolong Gorge

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The Tuolong Gorge rafting course is 5 kilometers long. On both sides are steep precipices, picturesque rocks and luxuriant plants. Here, you can greatly thrill yourself while rafting, and also feast your eyes on the charming natural landscapes.

Address: Xujiadong Power Station, Jiayi Town, Pingjiang County, Yueyang City
Telephone: 0730-6620999
Hours of operation: 12:00am (Monday-Thursday)
                10:00am (Friday)
                9:00am (Weekends)

Ticket price: 198 yuan/person (for reference)

How to get there:
Take a shuttle bus at Changsha East Bus Station to Pingjiang Bus Station; take a bus running between Pingjiang and Changshou and get off at Dongshan Station; and, then take a motorcycle (the fare is about 10 yuan.) to Xujiadong Power Station (Tourist Service Center).