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Whitewater Rafting Adventure

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Experience hosted by Jennifer

3.5 hours
Includes drinks, equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Raft the legendary American River

The morning Half Day Chili Bar Run on the South Fork of the American River is the perfect trip for those looking for a short and thrilling trip or those that have limited time and would prefer to raft in the morning. It’s a 6-mile long non-stop action rafting trip with thrilling Class 3 rapids that are perfect for every level of rafter, from beginner to experienced, from individuals to large groups. This approximately three hour half-day rafting trip will give you about one and a half solid hours on the river during which time you will be, getting wet, hooting and hollering, paddling and laughing your way down rapids like Meatgrinder, Triple Threat, Maya culminating with Troublemaker Rapid – the biggest Class 3 rapid on the South Fork of the American.
Raft the legendary American River

The morning Half Day Chili Bar Run on the South Fork of the American River is the perfect trip for those looking for a short and thrilling trip or those that have limited time and would prefer to raft in the morning. It’s a 6-mile long non-stop action rafting trip with thrilling Class 3 rapids that are perfect for every level of rafter, from beginner to experienced, from individuals to large groups. This approximately three hour half-day rafting trip will give you about one and a half solid hours on the river during which time you will be, getting wet, hooting and hollering, pad…

What's included

  • Drinks
    Cold refreshments will be provided at the end of the trip.
  • Equipment
    Trained guides, lifejackets, paddles, helmets, whitewater rafts and safety...
From £65
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Jennifer

Host on Airbnb since 2016
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The joy of life comes when we encounter new experiences, especially those that are filled with fun and excitement. Spend the day in the sun laughing with friends and family as you paddle down sensational rapids and experience all the delights and thrills of whitewater rafting.
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Where you'll be

South Fork American River is the most widely known and rafted river in California.
James Marshall Gold Discovery State Park is an historic area and birthplace of the Gold Rush.
Chili Bar was established during the Gold Rush by miners and now the location of the dam releasing water to the South Fork American River from Placerville to Folsom Lake.
Notable American River rapids including Meat grinder, Triple Threat, Maya, and Troublemaker Rapid.

Activity advisory

Expert industry partners
Every adventure follows industry guidelines. We partnered with the Adventure Travel Trade Association, expert leaders in adventure travel, to define best practices and standards for safety.
Know your comfort level
Please note that outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 6 and up can attend.

More tips

River attire is casual. You will get wet, dress accordingly. Short/ Swimsuit, Tennis Shoes/River Sandals w/heel strap, Full Water Bottle, Waterproof Camera/GoPro, Sun Hat/Visor, Sunscreen, Sunglasses

What to bring

Full Personal Water Bottle

Sunglasses w/Strap