Family Rafting Specials

White Water Rafting Family Adventure Vacations on the American River and other California Rivers 

Why join us for a Family Rafting Special Trip?

  • Kids ages 7-17 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 

Come join us on one of our family rafting vacations on the American River. These 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. We offer trips with camping at developed sites with hot showers, flush toilets as well as wilderness style trips with less amenities. Camping equipment is sometimes included (not always so please check with us). We also offer Canvas Tent rentals 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 with for kids that are offered all summer long, so be sure to check out all the options. Regular Group Discounts apply to our regular priced trips for groups of 6 or more rafters.

South Fork American River – Class 3

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. Riverside private camp, hot showers, games. 
Departures: Every Monday & Thursday
Adult $279
Youths $139.50
Additional Youth: $259

South Fork American River Wilderness Trip – Class 3

Rafting on the South Fork American River from top to bottom and camping on a primitive riverside beach. Fun and exciting rapids from start to finish with time to have fun and explore the river. Suitable for adventurous youths from 7-8 years of age. 
Departures: Every Monday 
Adult $319
Youths $159.50
Additional Youth : $299

South Fork / Middle Fork American River – Class 3/4

Rafting on the Class 2-3+ South Fork American River on the First day and then Class 4 action Day 2 on the Middle Fork American River. Camping at our established South Fork Campground for 2 nights. Ages 12+, all participants must be able to swim.
Departures: Every Monday & Thursday
Adult $319
Youths $159.50
Additional Youth: $299


California Family Rafting Special Restrictions:

  • Max. of 1 youth @ special discount with each full paying adult
  • Youth rate above is discounted rate and applies to above listed trips/dates only.
  • All trips subject to availability.
  • No other discounts apply, though extra participants are eligible for usual youth, group and senior discounts.
  • A 8% Government river use fee is added to the invoice on all Family Special rafting trips.
  • Call our office for the availability of other dates. Additional rafting trips may be added on other days/date, so call if you want something different.