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A weekend we will never forget

Fantastic experience! I organized a trip for our local LGBTQ recreational group - Rainbow Rec. We... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
San Francisco, California
Waste your money connection

the place was ok abut the guides and the food I cannot say enough about how real crappy it was , if... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Lotus, California
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Adventure Connection is your trusted local American River Rafting & California Whitewater Rafting outfitter! With over 25 years of running the highest quality rafting trips and river tours, Adventure Connection invites you to join us on one of our spectacular rafting adventures. We have whitewater rafting trips on the South Fork American, Middle Fork American, North Fork American, Tuolumne and Kaweah rivers.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good8%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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6500 State Highway 49, Lotus, CA 95651-9755
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Fantastic experience! I organized a trip for our local LGBTQ recreational group - Rainbow Rec. We had 36 signups for a 2 day Middle Fork American River rafting trip with wilderness camping. It sounds like it would be an organizational nightmare, but Adventure Connections was...More

Thank sneeper415
Reviewed 2 August 2017

the place was ok abut the guides and the food I cannot say enough about how real crappy it was , if I were you I spend my money somewhere else and avoid the trouble.

Thank 51jose2017
Reviewed 31 July 2017

we were on the fence about whether it was worth it to pay the extra money for adventure connection instead of just going with the cheapest company. It turned out to make a HUGE difference. Adventure Connection has way nicer equipment (even the vans are...More

Thank megagshark
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We just spent the 22nd and 23rd rafting with friends with this company. Professional all the way. All the guides we encountered were awesome. The first day our guide was Ellie she was great she guided us down the south fork it was obvious that...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Having just done this rafting trip it is still fresh in my mind. We were a group of 9 and we were treated very attentively. We could not have asked for a better experience. It was so much fun. This is my 2nd time rafting...More

Thank OmarJ76
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Myself and three of my friends went rafting for the first time. We are an adventurous bunch so we attnded a 1 day trip at intermediate level. Casey and Sussie are THE most capable and knowledegable guides. We talked and laughed and got to know...More

Thank Mone't W
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Everything from the booking to the experience was first class. We are a family with 2 boys aged 9&10 and booked the 2 day family trip. We arrived the night before and camped on site. They supplied everything and it was perfect. The guides cooked...More

Thank garryclan
Reviewed 17 July 2017

So. Much. Fun!!! We had a small group of 5 do the 2 day south fork rafting trip. We had an amazing time. The campground is located right next to the river, all meals are provided, the food is good, the river is clean and...More

Thank Tori L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We went with a group of 7 and had Lori as our guide - she was awesome!. The lunch was good - burgers, chips, cookies, salad, fruit (vegetarian option too). The trip started with a bus ride up to our put-in point then 3 miles...More

Thank Chembomb
Reviewed 5 June 2017

After this year's incredible snowfall, I wanted to take advantage of what was bound to be incredible rafting on the American River, and convinced a friend to join me. I wanted to get in a couple of days of rafting with some challenging, high action...More

Thank ChicagoTravelingNow
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Nancy B
26 August 2015|
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Response from RaftCalifornia | Property representative |
HI There... SO sorry about the delay. I just didn't see it till now! Okay, for a more scenic drive you might consider doing a side trip up either Hwy 395 thru Mammoth Lakes, then north towards Lake Tahoe, OR coming up the... More
Judiann S
30 May 2015|
Response from RaftCalifornia | Property representative |
Hi there. Thanks for your interest. There are a couple of options. First, our two-day trips on the American include either arrival the morning of the trip (which means you'd have a four meal - lunch, dinner, breakfast... More