$55 for a Half-Day Rafting Trip from Beyond Limits Adventures in Lotus (Up to $115 Value)

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In a Nutshell

  • Skilled guides
  • Close to Sacramento
  • Fun but safe Class III rapids
  • Family-friendly activity

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Promotional value expires Sep 3, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 7 additional as gifts. Reservation required. Must be 10 or older. Must sign waiver. Minimum 2 people per group. Swimming ability recommended. Not valid with other offers. Lunch not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Rafting, unlike its cousin canoeing, won't require you to sit on a hard wooden bench in a pair of Camp Pocahontas shorts, singing "Kumbaya." Paddle with dignity with today's Groupon: for $55, you get a half-day rafting trip for one person (up to a $115 value for an adult, which includes the $6 government river-use fee) on the South Fork of the American River from Beyond Limits Adventures in Lotus. Rafters must be 10 or older, and you must register for the trip in a group of two or more.

This half-day guided morning raft trip is one of the closest trips of its kind to Sacramento and features some of the wettest water on earth. During the three-hour journey, you'll roll through the American River's beautiful South Fork section and over frothy Class III rapids with just enough vim in them to playfully toss you about. The trip is equally excellent for families, first-time rafters, and seasoned rivermen in need of new fodder for their tall tales. This Groupon is valid for trips from May 15 through September 2 in both the 2011 and 2012 seasons (Saturdays from June 25 through August 27 excluded). Availability for the 2011 season is limited, so call early to make your reservation. Trips depart daily, though availability can get tight on weekends. Lunch is not included, so be sure to pack a sandwich or lunch money with your sea legs.

AmericanRafting.com

The expert guides at AmericanRafting.com know the South Fork American River like the backs of their hands. Especially the Upper Chili Bar section of the South Fork American River, where the company has been hosting rafting trips since 1980. Not only do the guides know the best way to run the class three rapids along the river, but they have an intimate understanding of something more important: rafting is more fun when expert guides are teaching you tricks, and AmericanRafting.com guides work to be the most funnest on the river. Photos of the trip are captured by a professional photographer and available to view and purchase after the ride, allowing you to remember every detail without having to reconstruct key moments by interviewing fish. AmericanRafting.com is a division of Beyond Limits Adventures, Inc.

Customer Reviews

This was my family and I first time river rafting and we had the most amazing time. Although we all fell in and I was more scared than I have ever been in my life the everyone came to our aid and we were all just fine. If you've never done it you have to try it. You will not regret it. And the pictures they take are worth the money. Just an amazing experience!
Andrea G. · September 7, 2016
Chris was excellent guide, funny and took the time to teach the kids some local history in a fun way. We had a great day
Cindy R. · August 16, 2016
We had so much fun on the south fork of the American river! I would definitely recommend this to all of my friends, and if you get the chance, request Wiggy as your rafting guide she was so much fun!
Michelle F. · August 15, 2016
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