$80 for One White-Water-Rafting Excursion and Complimentary Lunch at Action Whitewater Adventures

North El Dorado

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  • Trips seven days a week
  • Gourmet deli lunch
  • Located three hours from San Francisco
  • New equipment

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Action Whitewater Adventures - North El Dorado: $80 for One White-Water-Rafting Excursion and Complimentary Lunch at Action Whitewater Adventures

For $80, today's side deal gets you a white-water-rafting excursion and complimentary lunch at Action Whitewater Adventures—located at Camp Lotus—which is approximately three hours from San Francisco (a $180 value). Rafting season is from March until October, when paddles migrate upstream to battle bears for their share of fish.

After a brief orientation, you'll gear up in brand-new vests and helmets before embarking on your paddle-powered river cruise. The Gorge section of the South Fork American River, from Lotus into Folsom, is 10 to 12 miles of calm waters and has Class III whitewater rapids, making it just right for rookie paddlers and experienced old salts alike. With trips available seven days a week, each excursion meets at noon and returns river barons to their land chariots at between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Participants also receive a complimentary gourmet deli lunch, which accommodates carnivores, vegetarians, and omnivores alike. Email to schedule your trip, and check out the list of what to bring for water wear and footwear, which is the same advice offered to AWA's campers.

All participants will be required to sign a liability release, express assumption of risk, and indemnity agreement.

Reviews

Action Whitewater Adventures received a five-star average rating from Yelpers:

  • These guys are very professional and extremely fun!!!! I recommend them to everyone. I can't wait until spring to do it again! – Patrick D.
  • Every guide was knowledgable, [sic] the food was tasty, and we had a blast. If you like the water, sun, fun, and good company, don't think twice about using this family owned company. – Jennifer H.

Action Whitewater Adventures

To Action Whitewater Adventures' guides, setting is everything. During their full-day excursions, guides and groups mounted in rafts battle Class III and IV rapids just to make their way to a gourmet deli lunch set against the backdrop of the lush Lotus River Valley. Of course, they might argue the fun part is getting there.

They lead excursions down both the South and Middle Forks of the American River, some of the most popular rafting waters in the nation. On the South Fork, they conduct the "Chili Bar" run, a trip that covers up to 21 miles favored for its rough-and-tumble class III rapids and stellar countryside. The Middle Fork provides even rougher-and-tumbler Class IV rapids, the 18-mile journey punctuated by clear-flowing stretches populated by trout and adorable baby Poseidons.

Customer Reviews

417 Ratings

Hubby, a friend and I went rafting Saturday and it was FANTASTIC. Best rapids I ever whitewater.. hubby fell overboard in the Tunnel rapid :-) will definitely do it again next season. Water was cold but weather was perfect. Great guide for a very exciting trip. Scenery was beautiful. we even saw a family of otters swim along the bank..really cute. Trip was worth every penny- GREAT ADVENTURE!!
Francoise E. · September 19, 2016
The staff very helpful and knowledgeable, I will definitely book with them next year!
Lourdes · September 16, 2016
The sign up was quick. The staff were very friendly. The guides was fun, fabulous and safety minded. We had a wonderful adventure and are considering the spring options.
Tamara F. · September 11, 2016
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    North El Dorado

    5461 Bassi Rd.

    Lotus, California 95651

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