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American River South Fork White Water River Rafting Day Tour

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Spend an exhilarating day whitewater rafting the rapids of the South Fork of the American River in the heart of the California "Gold Country".

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Schedule & Location
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  • 06:00-07:00 Pick-up from Select San Francisco Hotels
  • 07:00 Drive to the American River (3 hrs)
    Admire the San Francisco skyline, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Alcatraz Island and the East Bay as you make your way across the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Have breakfast at your own expense in Central Valley before continuing towards the Sierra Nevada mountains and the American River.
  • 11:00 Safety Briefing & Instructions (1 hr)
    Napa and Sonoma Wine Tour Prepare for your activity as your trip leader briefs you about the do's and don'ts about white water rafting such as what to bring, what to expect, how to properly wear your provided safety gear, how to sit in the raft and how to paddle.
  • 12:00 Class III White Water Rafting (2 hrs)
    yosemite_raft02 Go on a thrilling 8-mile white water rafting adventure at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Navigate through Class III rapids of the Meat Grinder, Triple Threat and Troublemaker along with a professional river guide.
  • 14:00 Lunch & Free Time (1 hr)
  • 15:00 White Water Rafting in the Gorge Section (2 hrs)
    yosemite_raft02 Enjoy another exciting white water rafting adventure through the Gorge Section of the South Fork. Maneuver through big rapids such as Fowlers Rock, Triple Threat, Satan’s Cesspool and Hospital Bar with a professional river guide.
  • 17:00 Drive to San Francisco (2 hrs)
  • 20:00-20:30 Drop-off at Select San Francisco Hotels
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Please note that age restrictions may increase up to 12 years during extremely high flow where rapids are more vigorous. The activity provider will notify guests as soon as possible if restrictions go into effect.
    • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • Guests with neck, back or joint problems are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • Children 8 years old and above can participate in this activity.
    • Guests must be at least 80 lbs (36 kg) to participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Waterproof camera
    • Water shoes / sports sandals
    • Bottled water
    • Walking shoes
    • Clothing that can get wet
    • Towel
    • Wear swimsuit under clothing
    • Change of clothes
    • Sweatshirt / light jacket
    • Socks
    • Motion sickness preventative
    • No flip-flops
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 13.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 06:00 local time, 4 business days to 06:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 20% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 06:00 local time, 3 business days to 06:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 06:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 13 - 14.5 hour(s)
Availability Fri
Meal Lunch
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