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Address: 6500 State Highway 49, Lotus, CA 95651-9755
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Adventure Connection is your trusted local American River Rafting &...

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.

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Great and friendly staff. We made the "easy" trip, which, indeed was easy, but still fun and we get wet :) You can go there even if you are afraid or if you can't oar. The staff... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Great and friendly staff. We made the "easy" trip, which, indeed was easy, but still fun and we get wet :) You can go there even if you are afraid or if you can't oar. The staff will take care of you in the best way.

Thank Fritzoune
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great time rafting on the America river - South Fork. Jessica, our guide, did an amazing job. We went down very smooth and still had a lot of exciting moments. Thanks guys and see you soon again!

Thank SaskiaFliek
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1 review
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I can't even fully explain what a great trip we had. We wanted to go rafting for a bachelorette party (total of 8 girls) Everything about this trip was wonderful. The customer service ( Nate was so responsive and friendly) We had a great guide out on the water, an equally amazing dinner after rafting ( tri-tip, grilled chicken, garlic... More 

Thank Shamia B
Santa Cruz, California
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I went rafting with my 10 year old Grandson. It was the best rafting experience I have ever had. The guide Ryan was fun and knowledgeable. I learned a lot about the geology , animals, river and plants of the beautiful South Fork of the Sacramento River. The whole team was professional and friendly. Thank You Adventure connection

Thank Lynlewi
Sheboygan WI
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62 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Any day on whitewater is better than any other day. The south fork of the American River is a great way to spend a day for nearly anyone of any age. It's not an exceptionally tough ride, but does have plenty of excitement. Adventure connection was professional, pleasant, and organized in every step of the process. Important to know that... More 

Thank timebes
Natchez, Mississippi
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6 reviews
Reviewed 30 July 2016

5 thrill seeking guys and one scared girl in a raft on the Middle Fork/Tunnel Chute adventure. Our guide, Anna, made it the perfect day for all of us. She was serious about safety with plenty of humor mixed in. Nate was great in the planning stage. All around best rafting trip we have been on. Thanks y'all!

Thank AnnBrown1467
Vallejo, California
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Awesome company. Awesome people. We first raft with this company when my daughter was 7 years old. Now she is 17 and this thinks this is one of the greatest experiences ever! A lot of people feel white rafting rafting is too dangerous but its not! As long as you listen to your guide, who is very good at teaching... More 

Thank Dezlin1028
Camarillo, California
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

We did the 2-day trip with Adventure Connection. I had been super nervous about rafting since we booked it (but I'm a worry wart about everything so no surprise). We arrived Friday night around 8:30 and were greeted at the store and directed where to find our tent and what time breakfast would be in the morning. We weren't really... More 

Thank Kim H
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

I'm a repeat Adventure Connection customer (Trip 1: Two-day wine tasting and river rafting. Trip 2: Two days of river rafting) and having just returned from our weekend on the river, I'm reminded of just what an amazing experience Adventure Connection offers. I must come back at least once a year! First, you can opt to have a tent set... More 

Thank Kim N
Sacramento, California
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166 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Great time - took my wife and daughter on the ride of their life. They are both a bit shy and were apprehensive, but loved every minute. Guide was awesome. Safety first theme. Good guides. Extreme amount of fun...beautiful scenery. We took the South Fork trip and enjoyed ourselves thoroughly! rlw

Thank Robert W

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