Rafting - Middle Fork American

Auburn, CA

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Navigate the raging rapids of the South Fork American River, California's most popular whitewater river, with this whitewater rafting experience in Lotus, California!

  • Tour provider has been guiding California whitewater rafting trips since 1978
  • All rafting guides are both highly trained and knowledgeable professionals
  • Lunch included on this 17-mile stretch of rafting
  • Great for a beginner, a seasoned rafter and whole families!
Auburn, CA
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May - August:
Wednesday, Friday & Sundays- 8:00 AM

Essential Information
  • All necessary rafting equipment, lunch and transportation back to your vehicle at the meeting location will be provided
  • The minimum age for this rafting trip is 14 years
  • Adventurous beginner to intermediate level with class III - IV+ rapids
  • Swimming skills required
Expect a full day of rafting, approximately 8 hours.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
There is a limit of 6 people per raft plus the guide.
This experience is only for those booked on the rafting adventure.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Expect to get wet! Shoes are required. A more detailed what to bring/wear list will be emailed to you upon confirmation of your trip.
Are there any weight and height restrictions?

There is no specific weight limitation, however, each participant must fit into one of the life jackets with all buckles fastened. The regular flotation devices (PFD’s) fit a torso circumference of 52 inches maximum.

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 30 days prior to the experience for a $50 per person cancellation fee. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel or reschedule at least 30 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

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Customer Reviews

This experience has a customer rating of 5
based on 1 reviews.
Epic adventure. Great Guides. Would do it again in a heartbeat
Response from Virgin Experience Gifts
Hi Sharon, It truly sounds like a one-of-a-kind type of day! So happy to hear that you had a great time on the water, and rode the waves for a day! I can't wait to get you back out there for another fun and challenging route!  Best, Brianna
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