SOTAR's Premier Outfitter Recognition Page

Adirondack River Outfitters

Adirondack River Outfitters logo Old Forge, New York
aro@aroadventures.com
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A.R.O. Adventures has been New York State's leading whitewater company for thirty eight years. They discovered and pioneered the whitewater of the Black River, were the first New York outfitter on the Moose River and were one of the founding members of the Hudson River Professional Rafting Association. ARO has an experienced and personable guide staff with a passion for whitewater and for sharing that passion with guests. Thirty five years experience. Impeccable safety record. Close to Old Forge, Lake Placid, and Lake George, NY.

Call 315-369-3536 for more information

American Whitewater Expeditions

American Whitewater Expeditions logoMild to Wild Rafting pictureSunland, California
info@americanwhitewater.com

36 years of experience rafting the American River offering half, full or multi day raft trips on the South Fork, Middle Fork, North Fork and the Merced River. They offer a high quality experience at an exceptional value. Call 530-642-0804 for more information

Arizona River Runners

Arizona River Runner logoFlagstaff, Arizona
info@raftarizona.com
Arizona

Since 1970 Arizona River Runners has provided quality Grand Canyon rafting adventures to tens of thousands of satisfied guests. With over 45 years of experience and feedback from thoughtful passengers, they have honed skills to create a thoroughly enjoyable trip. Their specialty is Grand Canyon Rafting. They have chosen to center on one river and do it well.

Call 928-527-0269 for more information

ARTA River Trips

ARTA River Trips logoGroveland, California
arta@arta.org

They are a non-profit river rafting organization with over 50 years of experience taking people on amazing journeys down the majestic rivers of the western United States. Their style is casual and their spirit is spontaneous. ARTAExperience an amazing vacation, help protect the rivers of the west and experience the wondrous simplicity of life on the river. Trips run include the Wild and Scenic Rogue River in Oregon, Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho, Yampa and Green Rivers in Dinosaur National Monument Utah and Tuolumne River in California just outside Yosemite National Park.

Call 602-867-4866 for more information

Ausable Chasm

Ausable Chasm logoAusable Chasm, New York
tim@ausablechasm.com

Get up close and personal with the river on a family rafting tour at Ausable Chasm. The scenic float tours depart from Table Rock beginning between the towering cliffs of the Grand Flume, the narrowest and deepest section of Ausable Chasm. AusableSee stunning rock formations such as the Sentry Box and Broken Needle before navigating through the rapids and around the Whirlpool Basin. The tour concludes with a picturesque glide to the landing area where our guides discuss the unique history of the chasm.

Call 518-834-7454 for more information

AzRA Arizona Raft Adventures

AzRA Arizona Raft Adventures logoFlagstaff, Arizona
fred@azraft.com

Offering 6-16 day motorized and non-motorized rafting trips down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. The Colorado River is the best way to experience the Grand Canyon, winding its way fromAzRA Arizona Raft Adventures picture Lee's Ferry to Diamond Creek over 225 miles of smooth flowing current punctuated with small riffles and large rapids. The river is only half the experience as you will also encounter beautiful back country camping, incredible side hikes, fabulous food, and awe inspiring night skies..

Call 928-526-8200 for more information

Beyond Boundaries Expeditions

Beyond Boundaries Expeditions logoNorden, California
info@flyfishalaska.com

Fish the Chosen and Tikchick Rivers, two of Western Alaska’s greatest rivers in Bristol Bay water shed. Beyond Boundaries Expeditions pictureImagine seven days beyond all boundaries, floating through 100 miles of exclusive Alaskan outback while you experience some of the finest fly fishing on this planet. Using our 16 foot rafts with custom frames and floor boards, a personal, licensed guide will take a maximum of 2 guests per boat. Fish these amazing species: Leopard Rainbow Trout, Arctic Char, Dolly Varden, Giant Kings, Chum, Pink, Sockeye and Silver Salmon, Grayling and Lake Trout.

Call 907-738-3597 for more information

Blackfoot River OutfittersBlackfoot

Blackfoot River Outfitters logoMissoula, Montana
trout@blackfootriver.com

A family owned Orvis endorsed fly fishing company. They’ve been sharing Montana’s rivers with anglers for over 25 years while imparting fly fishing knowledge that is informed, honest, and timely. Offering 2-6 day guided fly fishing trips. Enjoy a 3 day, 4 night Missoula River trip with luxury hotel. Blackfoot does a substantial volume of business with their award winning partner hotel who gives them a great year round rate and they pass the savings on to you. The all inclusive Lodge Trip affords anglers the ability to experience all of Western Montana’s rivers while appreciating the exquisite comfort and cuisine of a top shelf Montana Fly Fishing Lodge. Another option is the half or full day Float Trip where fishing keeps you over fresh fish with long drag free drifts while you sit back and relax. 

Call 406-546-7039 for more information

Denali Raft Adventures pictureDenali Raft Adventures, Inc.

Denali Raft Adventures logoDenali Park, Alaska
info@denaliraft.com

Family owned and operated since 1974, Denali Raft Adventures, Inc. is the original raft company on the Nenana River at the entrance of Denali National Park, Alaska. They offer 2 hour to all day raft trips, Gore-Tex dry suits for the utmost in comfort, neoprene boots, Coast Guard approved life jacket, and a guided 18 foot raft which allows you to experience a sense of adventure and fun for an activity that has inherent risks.

Call 888-683-2234 for more information

Earth River Expeditions

Earth River Expeditions logoAccord, New York
info@earthriver.com

Earth River Expeditions pictureFor over 25 years Earth River has pioneered rafting trips around the world, discovering classics like Patagonia's Futaleufu and Canada’s Magpie. Chile rafting was in its infancy when they made the first complete raft descent of this remarkable natural treasure in 1991. From that time on, their specialty has been running wild, safe multi-camp expeditions; a rare reprieve from an often harried daily life. In 2015 they began running the first multi-lodge expeditions on the Futaleufu River.In 2015 they began running the first multi-lodge expeditions on the Futaleufu River.

International charges may apply.

Call 914-626-4361 for more information

Hualapai River Runners

Hualapai River Runners logoPeach Springs, Arizona
marketing@grandcanyonresort.com

Hualapai River Runners pictureHualapai River Runners offer one or two day rafting experiences. In addition to exciting rapids, hiking at Travertine Cavern Falls, local wildlife viewing, lunch along the banks of the river, and the option to take an exciting helicopter ride from the river up to Grand Canyon West, participants will learn about the Hualapai.

Call 928-769-2636 for more information

Interior Whitewater Expeditions

Interior Whitewater Expeditions logoClearwater, BC CANADA
rafting@interiorwhitewater.com

Whitewater rafting is a thrilling way to experience the Grand Canyon, and whitewater rafting at Grand Canyon West Interior Whitewater Expeditions pictureInterior Whitewater Expeditions (IWE) celebrates 37 years of whitewater rafting on some of the most powerful and pristine rivers in the British Columbia Interior. IWE has also been awarded a prestigious place among the members of the Canadian Tourism Commission’s Signature Experiences Collection – once in a lifetime remarkable travel experiences in Canada. We are one of only two rafting companies in all of Canada to be accepted into the Signature Experiences Collection.

International charges may apply.

Call 250-674-3727 for more information

I.R.I.E. Rafting Company INC.

I.R.I.E. Rafting Company INC. logoTruckee and Tahoe City, California
info@raftirie.com
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Striving to provide a rafting experience that exceeds the expectations of service and safety. IRIE offers half and full day trips on the Truckee River, Middle Fork American River, Middle Fork American River, North Fork American River, Carson River and California Salmon River. IRIE strives to provide the best value while fostering environmental sustainability and river conservation ethics.

Call 530-582-4900 for more information

Jasper Raft Tours

Jasper Raft Tours logoJasper, Alberta CANADA
info@jasperrafttours.com

Jasper Raft Tours pictureEExperience an easy rafting / scenic float trip down the Athabasca River, a designated Canadian Heritage River, in a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A National Park licensed guide will provide commentary on the human and natural history of Jasper while navigating you along the same route used by the “fur traders” over two centuries ago. Guides do all the rowing; you sit back and enjoy while exploring all the spectacular scenery. There is always a chance of seeing various wildlife including elk, deer, moose, coyotes, wolves, eagles, ospreys, mountain sheep and bears. These trips are great for young and old alike looking for a more mild adventure.

International charges may apply.

Call 403-452-4107 for more information

John Gray's Seacanoe Co.

John Gray's Seacanoe logoTalad Yai Muang, Phuket, Thailand
info@johngray-seacanoe.com

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Their purpose since 1983 is creating top quality learning adventure by sea kayaking along the most dramatic coastlines in the tropical Pacific Basin. Sea caving is just one educational venue in their “Natural History By Sea Kayak." They are sea cave kayakers in Hawai’i, Tahiti, Fiji, Samoa, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines. They had us build a custom kayak, the “SOTAR Sea Explorer” designed specifically for caving. Inspired by “Hokule’a” the Polynesian Voyaging Canoe that founded the Hawaiian renaissance that spread across the Tropical Pacific.

Call 66-84844-1807 for more information

Kootenay River Runners

Kootenay River Runners logoRadium Hot Springs, B.C. CANADA
info@raftingtherockies.com
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Since 1976, Kootenay has offered fast, fun, and extreme wilderness experiences in the Purcell & Rocky Mountains. Outfitting for 3 rivers in British Columbia: Toby Creek, Kicking Horse and the Kootenay rivers. Kootenay River Runners are all about having fun and focus equally on safety and quality. They update their gear regularly not only for safety but for comfort.

International charges may apply.

Call 250-347-9210 for more information

Kumsheen Rafting Resort

Kumsheen Rafting Resort logoLytton, BC CANADA
rafting@kumsheen.com
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Known across Canada and the world as a must-see white water rafting destination, the friendly experts at Kumsheen, just three hours up the highway from Vancouver in Lytton BC, take pride in making your river rafting adventure smooth, fun, safe and professional. With first class accommodation at our beautiful resort and for our flawless 44 year safety record, bring your family, bring a date or bring your employees to one of British Columbia’s finest adventure sport destinations.

International charges may apply.

Call 250-455-2296 for more information

Mild to Wild Rafting

Mild to Wild Rafting logoDurango, Colorado
info@mild2wildrafting.com
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When you take a multi-day raft trip in Colorado, Arizona and Utah, they do all the pre-trip planning, all you have to do is show up. Their guides set up camp, cook and clean up meals, keep everyone entertained, comfortable and navigate whichever scenic river you choose to raft.

Call 800-567-6745 for more information

Moenkopi River Works

Moenkopi River Works logoFlagstaff, Arizona
info@moenkopiriverworks.com
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Offering full package set up for Grand Canyon permit holders: providing fully rigged boats, First Aid and emergency equipment, satellite phone, kitchen, food, groovers, as well as transportation to and from the river.

Call 928-856-0012 for more information

Morrisons Rogue Wilderness Adventures

MorrisonsMerlin Oregon
info@morrisonslodge.com
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A premier rafting & fishing resort offering fishing, rafting and quiet solitude on the scenic Rogue River. Morrison's Lodge was originally built as a fishing lodge in 1945 and is an ideal location for retreats, rest, relaxation, family vacations and fine dining. Fishing trips on the banks and down river multi day lodge fishing trips on the Rogue River are available. Also offering half day, full day, and multi day whitewater rafting trips through Morrison's Rogue Wilderness Adventures.

Call 800-826-1963 for more information

New Mexico River Adventures

NewEmbudo, New Mexico
info@newmexicoriveradventures.com
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Enjoy a family float, or a wild whitewater half, full or multi day trip through the Rio Grande Gorge or the exquisite Rio Chama Canyon. This is a resort offering a diverse set of specialty trips from gourmet wine paring to beers and cheers, yoga and meditation to archaeology trips and more. Rock climbing, fly fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding, 4x4 tours, horseback riding and even whitewater instructional clinics are available.

Call 800-983-7756 for more information

Northwest Rafting Company

NorthwestHood River, Oregon
info@nwrafting.com
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Offering guided multi-day whitewater rafting trips on select National Wild and Scenic Rivers, International River trips, Professional Whitewater Courses and specialty trips. Experience the expeditionary whitewater experiences on the Illinois and Chetco Rivers of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness; the high energy, family-friendly adventures trips on the Rogue River and Middle Fork of the Salmon; and the unforgettable, soul-stirring understanding of a country taking the Bhutan Rafting & Cultural Tour and Futaleufu Rafting & Multisport Trip rafting and cultural tours.

Call 541-450-9855 for more information

Nova River Runners

NovaChickaloon, Alaska
info@nova-alaska.com
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Their trips focus on wilderness, scenic and cultural areas that are not impacted by industrial tourism and their goal is to enrich your appreciation of Alaska's wild and special places while experiencing the thrill of active outdoor activities. This outfitter has river runners who have been successfully navigating Alaska’s most challenging whitewater since 1975. And the glacier guides have been guiding hike, trek and climbing trips on the magnificent Matanuska Glacier since 1990.

Call 800-746-5753 for more information

O.A.R.S.

O.A.R.S.Angeles Camp, California
tylerw@oars.com
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Recognized by National Geographic Adventure as “The Best River & Sea Outfitter on Earth” and Outside magazine’s runner up for “Best Outfitter,” OARS is among the most trusted names in the travel industry. Since 1969 the company has set the standard in first-class rafting & sea kayaking adventures with unparalleled experiences in the most iconic national parks and wilderness areas in Western North America and abroad.

Call 800-346-6277 for more information

Orange Torpedo Trips

OrangeMerlin, Oregon
info@orangetorpedo.com
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Providing a unique rafting experience that is both family-friendly and adventurous enough for the most eager thrill seeker. With over 45 years of experience and a full selection of rafts and inflatable kayaks they offer a versatile river rafting experience. Operating annually in Oregon, northern California and Idaho on multiple sections of the Rogue, Klamath, North Umpqua, Owyhee and Salmon Rivers.

Call 541-479-5061 for more information

PRO Professional River Outfitters

ProfessionalFlagstaff, Arizona
info@proriver.com
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Outfitting Private Permit Holders in the Grand Canyon. Boats, food, and shuttles, from the combination of all our services, customized for you to the rental of a single throw bag and anything in between. All PRO Rigs are outfitted with aluminum rowing frames and dry boxes built in house. PRO's fleet ranges from one-man inflatable kayaks to 18' Sotar self-bailing rafts. You can rent an Aqua Partner water filter, Globalstar satellite phone, a Complete Kitchen or a single aluminum folding table—whitewater rafting on your own terms has never been easier.

Call 800-648-3236 for more information

Rios Tropicales

Rios Tropicales logoPavas, Costa Rica
info@riostropicales.com
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Rios Tropicales has been consistently recognized by National Geographic Adventure as one of the best adventure companies in Costa Rica and one of the top rafting companies in the world. Their conservation, reforestation, ecopreneurs, education, and community efforts have earned them numerous national and international recognition and awards.

International charges may apply.

Call 506-2233-6455 for more information

River City Brews Rafting Tours

River City Brews Rafting Tours logoJackson Hole, Wyoming
info@rivercitybrews.com
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Get Ready to Take Your Missoula Brewery or Cidery Experience on the River. Local Drinks, Local Food, Good Friends & the Unbeatable Beauty of Our Rivers on the most unique SOTAR raft in Western Montana. Float with us this summer on scenic, flatwater sections of the Blackfoot and Clark Fork rivers in Missoula!

Call 406-924-9713 for more information

Rivers Fiji

Rivers Fiji logoPacific Harbour, Fiji
info@riversfiji.com
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Rivers Fiji offers whitewater experiences and the incredible opportunity to experience remote highland villages, dense tropical forests and aqua-blue ocean alive with brilliant corals and wildlife in the heartland of Fij. In 1998 with support from George’s Wendt, founder of OARS, Nate and Kelly Bricker set up Rivers Fiji and started offering low-impact commercial whitewater rafting trips on the Upper Navua. By the fall of 2000, Rivers Fiji—together with nine local land-owning clans, two villages, a logging company and a government entity—would establish the Upper Navua Conservation Area, providing long term protection for the river and breaking new ground in sustainable tourism.

International charges may apply.

Call 209-736-0597 for more information

Rocky Mountain Raft Tours

Rocky Mountain Raft Tours logo

Banff, Alberta CANADA
info@banffrafttours.com
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Rocky Mountain Raft Tours offers scenic guided float trips on the Bow River within Banff National Park. Rocky Mountain Raft Tours has been providing outstanding experiences for visitors in the Banff area since 1972 and we were the first commercial rafting company in Canada. Their guides are trained and experienced for a relaxing and enjoyable river trip.

International charges may apply.

Call 403-762-3632 for more information

Rogue Rafting Company

Rogue Rafting Company logoCanon City, Colorado
raft@rogueraftingoregon.com
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Rogue Rafting Co. offers unforgettable multi-day river trips down Southern Oregon's Rogue River Canyon. Four day drift boat fishing trips are offered September through October. Three and four day rafting trips down the wild and sceinic Rogue River June through August. Raft, inflatable kayak, stand up paddle board and river tube rentals are available from our riverside shop.

Call 541-855-7080 for more information

Royal Gorge Rafting

Royal Gorge Rafting logoCanon City, Colorado
info@royalgorgerafting.net
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Royal Gorge provides epic Colorado rafting trips choose from half day or a full day of rafting on the epic Royal Gorge of Colorado with class III, IV, (V) white water with exciting rapids such as Sunshine Falls, Sledgehammer and the Narrows, just to name a few. Or enjoy the best family rafting trip in Colorado on the Bighorn Sheep Canyon of the Arkansas River. This is a definite family favorite and is suitable for children ages 6 and up. This section of river is the perfect place for your first rafting experience and for experienced paddlers alike. Trips come with Kayak Support providing additional support on the rafting trips. The kayaker moves about the river with greater ease and will catch great personal photo opportunities too.

Call 719-275-7238 for more information

RVA Paddlesports

RVARichmond, Virginia
rvapaddlesports@gmail.com
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Experience rivers here in Virginia and around the world. RVA Paddlesports offers kayaking instruction for all skill levels, whitewater rafting & adventure travel packages. They offer courses, clinics, trips and one on one private instruction for people looking to accelerate their learning. From roll clinics for beginners on the James River to expedition kayaking in Nepal.

Call 804-898-0697 for more information

Sage Outdoor Adventures

Sage Outdoor Adventures logoWolcott, Colorado
info@sageoutdooradventures.com
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All of SAGE Outdoor Adventures' back end logistics, training, and operations are planned and executed with one goal in mind: Your experience. SAGE Outdoor Adventures offer rafting where you stay and depart from Lionshead Village in Vail, Colorado. Side-by-side ATV, horseback riding, sporting clays, fishing and snowmobiling are also offered at the Sage Outdoor Adventure Ranch located on private property in Colorado surrounded by the White River, Rocky Mountain and Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests.

Call 970-476-3700 for more information

Sequoia Adventures

Sequoia Adventures logoKaweah River, California
info@threerivershideaway.com
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Offering small and personalized whitewater trips where their guides are some of the best guides in the industry who return year after year to guide their Kaweah River trips. Sequoia Adventures has the culmination of more than 30 years conducting guided whitewater raft trips run exclusively on the Kaweah River.

Call 559-561-4413 for more information

Sierra Mac River Trips

Sierra Mac River Trips logoGroveland, California
contactus@sierramac.com
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Offering River trips on Cherry Creek and Upper Tuolumne with the option of adding an overnighter on the Main Tuolumne, challenge yourself to a half day or 1 day Class IV rafting trip on the Merced River, take a Class V swift water training course, or choose a mild fun day floating in Yosemite on the Merced River. They have many options all located in and near Yosemite.

Call 209-591-8027 for more information

Vulkan Tours Russia

Vulkan Tours Russia logoPetropavlovsk- Kamchatsky, Russia
vulkantours@mail.ru
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Founded in 1989 and providing a diverse choice of adventure trips on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia. Enjoy Multi-day combined activities or fish for 3-7 days on remote Kamchatka rivers; or enjoy one-day river or sea fishing and kayaking, car and hiking tours, ATV tours, helicopter tours, Ethnographic tours, multi-day or one-day Volcano climbing excursions and horseback rides.

Call +79098382999 for more information

Water By Nature

Water By Nature logoSouth Yorkshire, United Kingdom
rivers@waterbynature.com
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A complete smorgasbord of water experiences both demestic and international. Offering not only whitewater rafting, kayaking, and canoeing but also ocean sailing tours. All with multi-active tour options and destinations—a Zambia trip may include a Botswana Safari. Not only do they offer whitewater tours around the world, they also offer kayak clinics in Morocco and sailing in Croatia, Montenegro and the Greek Islands. Their unique whitewater experiences can take you to the Rio Futaleufu, Sun Kose, Franklin, through the Grand Canyon on the Colorado, the Mighty Zambezi, Tuolumni, Rogue and the Salmon Rivers, as well as, take you rafting in Peru, Switzerland, New Zealand, India, Morocco, Nepal, Canada, Chili, Papua New Guinea.

For more information, give them a call. International charges may apply.

In Canada 415-800-3872

In New Zealand 44 1226 740 444

Zephyr Whitewater Expeditions

Zephyr Whitewater Expeditions logoColumbia, California
raft@zrafting.com
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Since 1973 they have grown to become the largest rafting outfitter in the Yosemite region of California on the Merced and Tuolumne rivers, and 1 of only 3 outfitters permitted to operate trips on the Kings river near Kings Canyon/Sequoia National Park. They offer family and group rates and internet special discounts are available. Our trips range in length from 1/2 to 3-days. On the Merced river, the closest river to Yosemite, they offer both morning and afternoon 11 mile 1/2 day trips, plus full day trips every day.

Call 209-532-6249 for more information

Zoller's Outdoor Odysseys Inc

Zoller's Outdoor Odysseys Inc logoWhite Salmon, Washington
zollermarka@icloud.com
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Zoller’s Outdoor Odysseys is the only whitewater rafting company on the White Salmon River to offer you multiple experience options all summer long! High Adventure – Medium Adventure – Aggressive Paddling – Limited Paddling – The shortest adventures or the longest adventures. With Zooler's 4-day Guide School, you can learn and captain a whitewater raft through class III+ whitewater learning the technical moves that gracefully take a whitewater raft through the rapids safely.

Call 209-532-6249 for more information