"If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water"
---Loren Eiseley 

Wine and Whitewater Extravaganza 
South Fork American River
Booking Now For 2017
Minimum group size 18


Central Sierra Nevada


South Fork of the American River Class III-IV - 18.5 miles

Note:  2017 is an extremely high water year.  Rubicon will use 5,000 cfs as our threshold for safety purposes on commercial river trips. This means our trips may not start until July because of these conditions. All high water trips will include oar boats and or oar paddle assist.   

One-day trip

Weekends.............................................159/person

Weekdays.............................................149/person


One day Rafting with Over-night .......................195/person

Family Special ...........Kids under 12 go 1/2 price with parents 
Includes lunch day one, dinner, camping and breakfast the next day.
This allows our passengers to have extra time to explore some of 
El Dorado counties wineries, state parks and or wonderful back roads.
Call for available dates. (minimum group 12)

Entire river (March-June, call for available dates)
One-day trip....................................................195/person

Two-day trip-Weekends......................................250/person
Two-day trip-Weekdays......................................235/person

Afternoon on the river.(start 2pm)............................79/person

Family trips
Children under 12 w/Family.................................. half price/person

Group of 12......................................................one person free

North Fork American Class IV

April-June

One-day trips (associate outfitter)...................................................call

Cache Creek

Guided Trips.............. .................................99/per person per day

Tuolumne (associate outfitter)

Class IV,V...............................................call for prices

Coast Range

 Eel River Outlet Creek run

30 miles Class II-IV

One day upper............................................55/person

plus $5 donation to Friends of the Eel River

Main Eel river

Class II-III 46 miles

Four-day trip...........................................799/person 
(Willits to Willits)


Eel river
Pillsbury Run (one day) Jan.-March................. 85.00
(plus $5 donation to Friends of the Eel River)



Eel river runs are usually winter or early spring and subject to weather
and water conditions full wetsuits are mandatory. (available for rent)


North Coast

Dates to be determined by high water conditions



Trinity River 2 day--2 one day trips Pigeon Point to Big Flat.........185

Min. group size 10

Includes Breakfast day one to Lunch day 2 camping.  All trips have a professional guide in each raft.