* Note that the Family and the Youth Discount cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions.
Usual Minimum Age: 5 Years Old
Our best trip for families with young kids (usual minimum age is 5 years old). Easy Class I & II rafting on a beautiful river, and an added bonus of optional inflatable kayaking! 1-Day trip option.
Usual Minimum Age: 8 Years Old
California's most popular whitewater river for families with children. There are enough Class III+ rapids to keep the entire family happy! Express, 1-Day, and 2-Day trip options.
Usual Minimum Age: 12 Years Old
This river represents a more challenging option for families with older kids (usual minimum age is 12 years old). Set inside a scenic 2000 foot-deep wilderness canyon, this river contains some Class III & IV rapids. 1-Day, 2-Day, and 3-Day trip options.
To compare the Class III South Fork and Class III-IV Middle Fork, please visit our American River Rafting page.
Very adventurous families with older teenagers that have prior rafting experience might even want to consider one of our other Intermediate-Advanced rivers when they are available, usually during the Spring and Summer season. Please see the California river rafting trips page for the full list of rivers.
To take advantage of the Youth and Family Discount, please contact us directly to make your reservation. (These discounts are not available online.)