Best Rafting From:  North Lake Tahoe


HALF DAY TRIPS


Truckee River: Boca- Floriston

Truckee River: Boca to Floriston

Truckee River: Boca to Floriston

Class II-III          Half Day      $68.00 (adult)
                                             $63.00 (7-12yrs)

Best From:   North Lake Tahoe/ Truckee

$5.00 per person commission

 

  • Class: II- III/III+                Beginner/ Intermediate                No experience needed
                Great for:  – First timers or Experienced boaters
                                   – The Entire Family
                                   – Kids, Parents, Grandparents
                                   – Introductory river
                                   – Those looking for an exciting run but not to intense
                                   – Corporate Groups
                                   – Every Demographic
     
  • River traits  –  Starts out slowly with mild class I’s
                         – Many great swimming holes and opportunities              
                         – Progressive class II rapids in the middle of trip      
                         – Trip builds to an exciting finish with Class III Floriston Gorge at the finish
                         – Lower volume River with many technical type rapids
                         – Narrow rock gardens
     
  • River Scenery   – High alpine setting/ Pine Forests
              
  • Length: 7 Miles   (Half Day Trip)  
  • Time commitment:      Roughly 4 hour total time commitment for trip.    
                Break Down    – Roughly 30min Signing in, changing, getting ready to load bus
                                         – Roughly 15min Driving to the river           
                                         – Roughly 30min to get ready (unloaded/ rigged/ changed/ safety talk)             
                                         – Roughly 2 hrs on river                       
                                         – Roughly20 minutes to rig back into vehicles             
                                         – Roughly 50 minutes drive back to Truckee
                                                
  • Meeting Times:  Morning Trip 8:45am                    
                                 Afternoon Trip 12:45am
  • Meeting Location: Truckee Office: 10015 Palisades Drive, Truckee, CA, 96145
     
  • Available: July – September (water level dependent)  Call for details.  
           Days available:  Everyday
     
  • Maximum Passengers: 6 Per Boat, Plus A Guide
                        – 6 Years and above recommended
                        – Everyone Paddles
                        – Everyone should be in good physical shape (weight limit 250 lbs.)
                       
  • Reservations Required: Yes
     
  • Price: $68.00 per person
               – Includes transportation, equipment, and guided trip.
               – Discounts for groups of 12 or more: $63 per Adult, $58 per Child   .                   

 

 


FULL DAY TRIPS


Truckee River: Boca- Verdi

Truckee River: Boca- Verdi

Truckee River: Boca- Verdi

Class III-IV        Full Day       $130.00 (adult)
                                             $120.00 (9-12 years)

Best From:  North Lake Tahoe/ Truckee

$10.00 per person commission

  •  Class: III-IV              Intermediate/ advanced Whitewater       
                   Great for: – Everyone
                                     – Bachelor/ Batchelorette parties
                                     – Adventure seekers
                                     – Perfect Intermediate trip
     
  • River traits – Progressive trip with mellow start to exciting middle and end
                         – Starts slowly with mild class I-II for the 1st half of trip
                         – Class III+ with an exciting middle gorge
                         – Lunch just before exciting class IV diversion dam drops.
                         – Technical rapids/ boat maneuvering
                         – Closest Full Day rafting trip to North Lake Tahoe
     
  • Length:  18 Miles   (Full Day Trip)  
  • Time commitment:      Roughly 6 hour total time commitment for trip     
               Break Down    –  Roughly 20 min drive from meeting location to put-in           
                                       –  Roughly 45min to get ready (unloaded/ rigged/ changed/ safety talk)           
                                       –  Roughly 1.5 hrs on river before lunch           
                                       –  Roughly 45min to eat lunch           
                                       –  Roughly 2 hrs on river after lunch           
                                       –  Roughly 20 minutes to rig back into vehicles           
                                       –  Roughly 30 drive back to meeting location  
                                             
  • Meeting Times: 8:45am in Truckee
  • Meeting Location:  Martis Village Plaza. 10015 Palisades Dr, Truckee, CA 96161
     
  • Available: April – June (water level dependent)     
            Days available:  Everyday
     
  • Maximum Passengers: 6 Per Boat, Plus A Guide
            – 9 Years and Above Recommended
            – Everyone Paddles
            – Everyone should be in good physical shape (weight limit 250 lbs.)
            – No previous whitewater rafting experience needed. Intermediate trip
     
  • Reservations Required: Yes
     
  • Price:   – Adults-      $130.00 per person
                 – Kids (7-12) $120.00
               – Includes lunch, transportation, equipment, and guided trip.
               – Discounts for groups of 12 or more: $120 per Adult, $110 per Child

 


North Fork American River: Chamberlain Run

North Fork American River: Chamberlain Run

North Fork American River: Chamberlain Run

Class IV+       Full Day           $145.00

Best From:  NORTH LAKE TAHOE  

$10.00 per person commission

  •  Class: III- IV/ IV+    Intermediate/ Advanced Whitewater   prior experience recommended
                   Great for: – Bachelor/ Bachelorette parties
                                     – Adrenaline seekers
                                     – Getting a complete, well rounded whitewater Experience
     
  • River traits – Starts quickly with continuous rapids in first half. Slows down with less rapids and more relaxing in second half.
                         – Steep technical drops.
                         – Tight boat maneuvering.  
     
  • Length:  13 Miles   (Full Day Trip)  
  • Time commitment:      Roughly 7-8 hour total time commitment for trip     
               Break Down    –  Roughly 1 hr drive from office to put-in           
                                       –  Roughly 45min to get ready (unloaded/ rigged/ changed/ safety talk)           
                                       –  Roughly 1.5 hrs on river before lunch           
                                       –  Roughly 45min to eat lunch           
                                       –  Roughly 1.5 hrs on river after lunch           
                                       –  Roughly20 minutes to rig back into vehicles           
                                       –  Roughly 1 hr 20 minutes drive back to Truckee    
                                             
  • Meeting Times: 7:45am in Truckee
  • Truckee Meeting Location: Martis Village Plaza. 10015 Palisades Dr, Truckee, CA 96161
     
  • Available: April – June (water level dependent)   Call for details
            Days available:  Only Monday through Friday.   No Weekends.
     
  • Maximum Passengers: 6 Per Boat, Plus A Guide
            – 13 Years And Above Recommended
            – Everyone Paddles
            – Everyone should be in good physical shape (weight limit 250 lbs.)
            – Previous whitewater rafting experience recommended
     
  • Reservations Required: Yes
     
  • Price: $145.00 per person
               – Includes lunch, transportation, equipment, and guided trip.
               – Discounts for groups of 12 or more: $135 per Adult

Middle Fork American River: Tunnel Chute Run

Middle Fork American River: Tunnel Chute Run
 

Middle Fork American River: Tunnel Chute Run

Class III-IV+       Full Day         $145.00

Best From:  NORTH LAKE TAHOE or Auburn

$10.00 per person commission

  • Class: III- IV/ IV+    Intermediate/ Advanced Whitewater   prior experience recommended
                   Great for: – Bachelor/ Bachelorette parties
                                     – Adrenaline seekers
                                     – Advanced whitewater seekers
                                     – A memorable experience like no other
     
  • River traits   – Rapids start out from the get go with exciting class III                    
                          – Get to run one of the biggest rapids within 1st mile and a half of trip, the legendary class IV+ “Tunnel Chute”
                          – Big splashy fast rapids within the 1st part of the trip
                          – 2nd part of trip is very relaxing as river mellows down for 6 miles of class II whitewater. Lots of sunbathing a enjoyment of the scenery
                          – Last part of trip pick back up with exciting Class IV+ whitewater
                          – Tight technical drops and precis maneuvering is a must.
     
  • Length:  19 Miles   (Full Day Trip)  
  • Time commitment:      Roughly 7-8 hour total time commitment for trip     
               Break Down    –  Roughly 1 hr 45min drive from Truckee, or 45 min drive from Auburn to put-in           
                                       –  Roughly 45min to get ready (unloaded/ rigged/ changed/ safety talk)           
                                       –  Roughly 2 hrs on river before lunch           
                                       –  Roughly 45min to eat lunch           
                                       –  Roughly 1.5 hrs on river after lunch           
                                       –  Roughly 20 minutes to rig back into vehicles           
                                       –  Roughly 1 hr 30 minutes drive back to Truckee    
                                             
  • Meeting Times: 7:30am in Truckee or Alternately at 8:45am in Auburn
  • Truckee Meeting Location: Martis Village Plaza. 10015 Palisades Dr, Truckee, CA 96161
  • Auburn Meeting Location: Behind Raleys grocery store: 13384 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603
     
  • Available: April – September   
            Days available:  Only Monday through Friday.   No Weekends.
     
  • Maximum Passengers: 6 Per Boat, Plus A Guide
            – 13 Years and above Recommended
            – Everyone Paddles
            – Everyone should be in good physical shape (weight limit 250 lbs.)
            – Previous whitewater rafting experience recommended
     
  • Reservations Required: Yes
     
  • Price: $145.00 per person
               – Includes lunch, transportation, equipment, and guided trip.
               – Discounts for groups of 12 or more: $135                           

South Fork American River:  Gorge Run

South Fork American River: Gorge Run

Class II- III          Full Day          $135.00 (adult)
                                                  $125.00 (7-12yrs)

Best From:  NORTH LAKE TAHOE or Auburn

$10.00 per person commission

  • Class: II-III        Beginner/ Intermediate Whitewater        No experience needed
                   Great for: – Everyone
                                     – Families, Kids, Grandparents
                                     – Bachelor/ Bachelorette parties
                                     – Perfect beginner trip
     
  • River traits – Progressive trip with mellow start to exciting finish
                         – Starts slowly with mild class I-II for the 1st half of trip
                         – Many great swimming opportunities
                         – Very relaxing up until lunch                     
                         – 2nd half of trip enters the lower gorge. Many fun class II+/ III rapids
                         – Large splashy waves and river features
                         – Hot Sunny weather all summer long
     
  • Length:  12 Miles   (Full Day Trip)  
  • Time commitment:      Roughly 6 hour total time commitment for trip     
               Break Down    –  Roughly20min drive from meeting location to put-in           
                                       –  Roughly 45min to get ready (unloaded/ rigged/ changed/ safety talk)           
                                       –  Roughly 1.5 hr on river before lunch           
                                       –  Roughly 45min to eat lunch           
                                       –  Roughly 2 hrs on river after lunch           
                                       –  Roughly 20 minutes to rig back into vehicles           
                                       –  Roughly 20 min drive back to meeting location
                                             
  • Meeting Times: 9:30am in Pilot Hill
  • Meeting Location: 4500 Coloma rd, or 4540 Salmon Falls Rd, Pilot Hill, Ca, 95664
    Back to Meeting Location: Roughly between 3pm and 4pm
     
  • Available: April – September
            Days available:  Everyday
     
  • Maximum Passengers: 6 Per Boat, Plus A Guide
            – 6 Years and above Recommended
            – Everyone Paddles
            – Everyone should be in good physical shape (weight limit 250 lbs.)
            – No previous whitewater rafting experience needed. Perfect beginner trip.
     
  • Reservations Required: Yes
     
  • Price:   – Adults-      $135.00 per person
                 – Kids (7-12) $125.00
               – Includes lunch, transportation, equipment, and guided trip.
               – Discounts for groups of 12 or more: $125 per Adult, $120 per Child                                                        
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TAHOE WHITEWATER TOURS
Truckee Location: 10015 Palisades Dr,
Truckee, CA 96161

Pilot Hill Location: 4500 Coloma Rd,
Pilot Hill, CA 95664

CONTACT US
Email: info@gowhitewater.com
Phone: (530) 587-5777

P.O. Box 7466
Tahoe City, CA, 96145