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Address: 27890 HWY120, Groveland, CA 95321
Phone Number:
+1 209-591-8027
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Sierra Mac specializes in Tuolumne River Rafting, Merced River Rafting and...

Sierra Mac specializes in Tuolumne River Rafting, Merced River Rafting and Yosemite Rafting Trips. We were first the outfitter on the Merced and Tuolumne Rivers and the pioneer in opening Class V Cherry Creek to commercial rafting. Founded in 1965, Sierra Mac is a locally based, family-owned business. We are located just 15 miles outside Yosemite's northwest entrance on Highway 120, perched above the Tuolumne River canyon. Our experienced guides are privileged to host your Yosemite rafting trip. Thanks to winter storms and ample snowpack we are expecting another exciting season for our Yosemite rafting trips. Escape the crowds and connect with yourself, your friends, and the rivers of Yosemite.

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Tuolumne River with Sierra Mac

Tuolumne river is a wild, scenic ride, especially in high spring water. Sierra Mac's guides were exceptional. They were knowledgeable, experienced, and fun. Lunch was also... read more

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Huntsville, Utah
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Huntsville, Utah
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tuolumne river is a wild, scenic ride, especially in high spring water. Sierra Mac's guides were exceptional. They were knowledgeable, experienced, and fun. Lunch was also fantastic. You can't go wrong with this company.

Thank lowezachary
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Virgin rafters, we had a brilliant time. Marty was an excellent communicator from the start and gave great advice on weather, clothes etc. Tim and Maggie really made the day for us, Tim particularly as he was really tolerant of us and taught us well. Felt really safe and in control should we fall in, and with an 11 year... More 

Thank PennyBlackwell
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I can’t recommend enough how amazing this trip was. If you're in the area this is a must do and if you’re not make sure to add this to your list of stops! The trip was well thought out and the guides very professional and food was lovely. One of the best experiences so far travelling.

Thank Martina N
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Probably one of the most fun things you can do. Superbly well organised, great food for lunch, exhilarating whilst still feeling safe, fun knowledgable guides. Well done Sierra Mac. We had a blast! Thanks so much. (Family of five. Kids aged 17, 16 & 12.)

Thank scrunch77
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Our family of 5 had a great day rafting on the Tuolumne river with Sierra Mac. We tried to book with Zephyr and Lita kindly managed to get us on a trip with their sister company Sierra Mac. It was a highlight of our trip to the States, even though we had to drive 2.5 hours through Yosemite to get... More 

Thank holidaymagnet
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

I took some time to choose Sierra Mac for our one day white water rafting trip and also had advice from locals. The quality of the boats and equipment was terrific. Our guide (Scott) was incredibly knowledgeable, competent, great fun and so interesting to talk to. The tour begins at the Tangled Hearts Bakery near to Groveland and you get... More 

Thank Syd_The_Sloth
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

If you ever have a chance to river raft the Tuolumne River do it! Sierra Mac was outstanding and our guide Jimbo was the best! I will even say the lunch provided was great! Looking forward to going down the Tuolumne again soon.

Thank relori
Fairfield County, CT
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Our family went Whitewater rafting on the Tuolumne river (one full day). Sierra Mac tours were great. Kye our leader navigated us down class 4 rapids with one class 5 section. We had 7 of us including 10, 13 & 14 yr olds. 3,000 cubic ft of water flow per second in late June on the river. This was a... More 

Thank nodrama1
Davis, California
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

We took a two day trip with Sierra Mac. Extremely well organized - from the information we got in advance to the many details of the trip itself including the unexpected events-everything went smoothly. The guides were wonderful, friendly and very interesting and informed about the area. Meals were great and food plentiful. River safety was a priority as was... More 

Thank India F
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

I booked the 1 day Tuolumne river trip for myself, son, wife and daughter. My wife was more than a little apprehensive, with the thought of all the rapids and a 18 mile river trip. The guides were excellent, experienced and made everyone feel safe and comfortable. The river was a great thrill, with plenty of excitement. The lunch was... More 

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