Arrive at the Campsite (Optional)

You've got the option to stay at the campsite the night before. It's a great way to meet the group and socialize. The campsite is 45 minutes from Sacramento - at 6500 State Highway 49, Lotus.

Day 1: Full Day Of Rafting

Start the day off with a delicious breakfast at the campground. After being kitted up, your journey down the Great American River will start! You will pass incredible gorges and have fun paddling the rapids, before heading back to camp. In the evening you can relax with a group dinner and wine (included).

Day 2: Rafting to Gold Discovery Park

An exciting start to the day with some of California's best rapids to play on. In the afternoon you will raft to the spot where gold was first first discovered in California! The day comes to an end with some gentle rapids, and then you're transported back to the campsite for 4pm.
21 Sep 7am
Sun 22 Sep 4pm
($49 deposit)
20 spaces
28 Sep 7am
Sun 29 Sep 4pm
($49 deposit)
5 Oct 7am
Sun 6 Oct 4pm
($49 deposit)
18 spaces


Reviewed on 13 Aug 18


This was my first time whitewater rafting and it was amazing! My boyfriend and I booked a two day trip to go on the upper and lower south fork. We had Paul as our guide and we had a blast! He gave us the rafting trip we wanted and had us laughing the whole time. The entire staff was amazing.

The accommodations were clean and comfortable and the food so good! The staff really makes the experience awesome. At the end of the second day we had lunch, gave Paul his well deserved tip and had to say goodbye. I’ll definitely be coming back and booking my trip with Paul!


Reviewed on 7 Aug 18


Super fun! Highly recommended! It was a very fun day! The kids loved it, never had so much fun before!

Josh S

Reviewed on 18 Jul 18


We took our grandkids (7 & 8) for 2 days on the S. Fork of the American. It was great. Jeremy, the guide, was truly extraordinary with the kids--he was patient yet firm when appropriate, fun and funny, and a great river guide. The kids had a blast and so did we. I have only admiration and thanks to Jeremy for making the trip so wonderful,

1. What is included?


  • Qualified rafting guide
  • All transport along the river
  • 2 nights camping
  • Food, wine and water
  • Rafting equipment

The trip excludes:

  • Tips for guides

2. I have never been rafting before. Is this ok?

Don't worry if you have never been in a raft before. You will be shown everything you need to know when you arrive. 

3. How old do I need to be?

The minimum age for this activity is 7. 

4. Can I book on my own?

Absolutely! We also put you in touch with the other rafters in a private Facebook group.

5. What equipment do I need?

All rafting equipment is provided. You just need to bring your own camping equipment. This is available for rent if needed. 

6. Do you cater for all dietary requirements?

Yes, whether you are vegetarian, vegan or have allergies. Just let us know before you go.

7. Do I take all my belongings on the raft with me?

No, you can leave anything you don't need in your vehicle. You will return back to your vehicle at the end of each day. 

8. Can I stay some extra nights at the camp?

Absolutely! Just let us know before you go.

9. There are not enough spaces left for my group. Can you accommodate us?

Our customer service team is great at going above and beyond to help you. Give us a call or drop us an email to