Whitewater Excitement


GET READY … to experience the rush and beauty of American river white water rafting. For almost forty years, Whitewater Excitement has been leading California rafting trips on the American River and Merced River. Experienced, safety-oriented guides, a private campground and a genuine love of the river makes Whitewater Excitement the first choice for white water rafting true river adventures.

EVERYBODY … with a sense of adventure can go river rafting in California. Using our knowledge of the rapids, we tailor our trips for all skill levels. Beginners will love our South Fork rafting adventures, while those with a hankering for bigger thrills might go for our Middle Fork, North Fork or Merced River adventures. Enjoy the beautiful scenic backdrop of the Sierra foothills as you bond with your fellow rafters and discover what makes California white water rafting so special.

WE OFFER … half-day to three-day American river white water rafting trips as well as custom trips for your group. Whitewater Excitement is one of only a few white water rafting outfits to offer its overnight guests a private, deluxe riverside campground with nice amenities, like hot showers and flush toilets. Our fun guides, dedicated camp hosts and camp cook make sure that you have a great time both on and off the river. With fresh, hot dinner meals, riverbank lunch buffets, and the rush of the water singing you to sleep, you’re going to fall in love with life by the river.

THE THRILL … of the river is calling. For our family-run operation, giving our guests the best California white water rafting experience is a point of pride. At Whitewater Excitement, all hands are on deck to provide the best service, the highest safety standards, the most fun, and the wildest adventure. Book your American river white water rafting trip today!

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Whitewater Excitement
South Fork Basecamp
6580 Highway 49
Lotus, CA 95651