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 20% when you fill up two boats on 1/2 day and 1 day rafting trips! 

*Discounts do 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 30% off! WHAT!? Some restrictions apply, please call our office to redeem as we need to verify your previous trip(s). 

Summer Family Rafting Deals

Our South Fork American River white water rafting trips offer something for everyone. Trips range in length from 1/2 day to multi-day adventures with options for kids ages 4+. Trips launch directly from our private campground that is located directly on the river. Our multi-day trips include camping and our 1/2 day and 1 day trips allow the option to add-on camping. Plus the South Fork of the American River is close to Sacramento and only a few hours from San Francisco, you can easily make it a day trip or weekend getaway.

Not sure what to expect? The South Fork American River is a California rafting classic. When you think of white water rafting you are picturing the South Fork American River. It’s our most popular and reliable California Rafting trips.

50% Off Mid-Week Rafting For Kids

South Fork American River Trips |  Mondays through Thursdays

*Cannot be combined with any other offers.

Family White Water Rafting Special 

  • Kids (ages 4-13) are 50% off Monday through Thursday* 
  • 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
  • American River is only 30 min from Sacramento, a great day trip!

*California Family Rafting Special Restrictions:

  • Must be between 4-13 years old to receive discount 
  • Discount applies to South Fork American River rafting trips that run Monday through Thursday only
  • All trips subject to availability
  • Group discounts do not apply to these prices
  • Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount
  • A 8% Government river use fee is added to the invoice on all rafting trips

Join us on one of our family rafting vacations on the American River. Our South Fork American river trips offer a safe and fun way to create wonderful family memories. 1/2 day, full day or multi day – 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. 

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Discount is not valid with any other offer and is limited to one use per customer.