White Water Rafting
Family Adventure Vacations on the American River

Rafting / Camping / Outdoor Fun / Meals Included

Weekly deals

Check our Hot Deals page for sweet deals and awesome discounts. Save on upcoming white water rafting trips. These deals are updated weekly during our main operating season (April-September). 

Group Discounts

We offer group discounts up to 25% on our 1/2 day* and 1 day white water rafting adventures!

*discounts will not apply to Truckee River trips

Return Rafter Discount

No other outfitter offers this amazing deal – when you book a 2nd, 3rd, 10th rafting trip with us in the same season you get 50% off! WHAT!? Some restrictions apply, please call our office to redeem as we need to verify your previous trip(s). 

Summer family rafting deals

Rafting on the South Fork American River is exciting and lots of fun, with many memorable rapids. It’s one of the most popular and reliable California Rafting trips.

  • Suitable for adventurous youths from 7-8 years of age
  • Our riverside campground has hot showers, games, canvas tent rentals and more

These trips include:

  • Riverside camping for 2 nights
  • 2 days of whitewater rafting
  • 5 meals

All summer - Selected Mondays & Thursdays

Adult $299
50% off kids $149.50

2 day
rafting & camping trip
Day 1: Gorge
Day 2: Chili Bar

Camping at our established riverside campground for 2 nights.
2 sections in 2 days!

50% off kids

Why join us for a Family Rafting Special Trip?

  • Kids ages 7-13 are 50% off! 
  • Family rafting vacations are a great adventure for the whole family – bring the grandparents!
  • Create memories that will last a lifetime!
  • Parents get to relax while kids play in camp and our guides prepare all your meals.
  • Our guides are the best in the industry and some have kids of their own!
  • Great for all types of families
  • “Better than Disneyland!” – said a 9 year old on her first river trip

California Family Rafting Special Restrictions:

  • Youth rate above is discounted rate and applies to above listed trips/dates only
  • All trips subject to availability
  • Group discounts do not apply to these prices
  • A 8% Government river use fee is added to the invoice on all rafting trips

Come join us on one of our family rafting vacations on the American River. These 2 day white water river trips offer a safe and fun way to create wonderful family memories. You do not have to be a serious camper to appreciate an overnight river rafting trip. Tributary specializes in overnight rafting trips, we believe it is the best way to experience a river trip. Bring your own tent and gear for most of these options, you can also rent a Canvas Tent (available for nights at our South Fork American River Campground) for a glamping experience!

These are not the only trips we offer that are suitable for kids, just the ones that we offer 50% off on weekdays! There are many white water rafting trips for kids that are offered all summer long, so be sure to check out all the options.