Oculus Rift

DownStream: VR Whitewater Kayaking

A VR Game available for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift & Valve Index

DownStream is a high-speed whitewater kayak racing game.

Feel the thrill of paddling through beautiful landscapes, down awesome drops and through high-speed drifts.

Gain XP for stunts and collect powerups to top the leaderboards or just enjoy the scenery and paddle DownStream.

Race to the finish

Try to top the online leaderboards or just get a personal best. Medals are awarded for gold, silver & bronze times on every course. Collect XP throughout the courses and for performing awesome maneuvers.

Race against others

Feeling competitive? Play against other player's best runs to see who's fastest. Nothing like seeing your friend wipe out into a rock while you pass the finish line!

Exciting Powerups

Find power-ups along the way to repair your kayak, use grappling hooks to launch around rocks, speed through the water with a windsail and much more!

No experience needed

Start as a beginner with the tutorial course and progress your way to become a pro. Hone your paddling skills through each course to unlock new levels and areas. Each course brings its own unique challenges and thrills.

Thrill or Chill

Courses vary from calm, relaxed paddling to high-skill adrenaline pumping excitement. So whatever your mood, there's a course for you.


- Full kayak physics model brings complete immersion and control

- 12 beautiful courses set across 3 unique biomes

- Tutorial explains everything you need to know

- Powerups add another level of excitement and replayability

- Compete for #1 or just beat your friends with online leaderboards

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  • Version details:Oculus Rift, Rift S
  • TypeVR Game
  • DeveloperJumpStick
  • Release date28th August 2019
  • PlayersSingle
  • Play areaSeated
  • ControlsMotion Controllers
  • Game ExtrasSteam Leaderboards

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One of the best racing games in VR, and a very unique experience.

I vaguely remember having a go in canoe as a young child, and must have enjoyed it because I've always fancied doing it again. Well, now developers JumpStick have given me that very opportunity, albeit in a Kayak and at very high speeds, and I can tell you it's an absolute blast to play, with super... [Read full review..]

Reviewed by Chris P on 28th August 2019 on HTC Vive

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