Idaho Whitewater Rafting Trips

Idaho is known as the “Whitewater State” for it’s vast number of thrilling whitewater rafting trips. As a destination for river rafting enthusiasts from all of the world, Idaho is home to a few of the worlds best river rafting trips. People come from all over the globe to raft the famous numerous sections of the majestic Salmon River. The Main Salmon River, the “Grand Canyon of Idaho” is in the heart of a pristine Idaho wilderness area filled with un-matched scenery and whitewater. On the Main Salmon we have spectacular family rafting trips and fall hiking/trail running oriented trips.   Idaho’s Lower Salmon River is incredible camping, BIG waves, and warm water making it the ideal family whitewater rafting trip not just in Idaho, but arguably in the country.

If you are looking for a single day trip we offer adventures on the two the best single day rivers in the state.  We have trips on the Payette River near Boise.  So if you are looking for a half-day of whitewater fun while you are in the Boise area, the Payette River cannot be beat!  If you are in the McCall Idaho area you cannot beat the Riggins day rafting section of the Salmon River.  This trip includes big splashy rapids, warm water, and both full and half-day options.

Lower Salmon Canyons

4 days

The Lower Salmon River is our premier family camping trip. With warm water, great weather, and perfect whitewater for both the adults and kids, the Lower Salmon River is simply as good as it gets for taking the kids camping and rafting. Check out this trip and start getting the sunscreen ready, you're going to need it.

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Main Salmon – Grand Canyon of Idaho

6 days

The Main Salmon, “River of No Return,” as it is known in Idaho is truly the Grand Canyon of the Gem State. This gorge, deeper than the Grand Canyon of the Colorado, is filled with thrilling whitewater, breathtaking scenery, wildlife, and spectacular camping. If you want to truly escape it all, grab your family, friends, and join us for 6 days in the heart of America’s largest wilderness!

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Salmon River Riggins Day Trip

1/2 or 1 day

Spending some time in Riggins or McCall Idaho and need a day of fun on the river? We have the perfect river trip for you. Learn to paddle an inflatable kayak or splash in a raft on the thrilling Riggins section of the Salmon River. Start the morning off in calmer water mastering your craft before taking on the bigger whitewater in the afternoon. Our skilled guides teach you everything you need to know so you can take on the rapids. Riding on a raft or learning to paddle an inflatable kayak, either way the whitewater of the Salmon River will give you a day to remember.

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Payette River

1/2 day

It is hot and the river is the perfect temperature. Join us for a half-day of whitewater thrills, swimming, and riverside snacks. With our variety of boat options this trip is perfect for the family with kids in rafts or the adventure seekers looking to challenge themselves in our inflatable kayaks. We offer this trip twice a day and it is the perfect quick river escape so come out and join us today.

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Main Salmon Into the Wild

3 or 4 days

If you want to see the River of No Return but can't spare the time away for the full 6-day trip check out this bottom half trip. It's a great way to see the beautiful Main Salmon River canyon.

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Main Salmon – Trail Lovers Adventure

6 days

Join us for our most adventurous trail-oriented trip: six days exploring within the rugged, scenic and storied inner expanses of America’s second deepest canyon and largest wilderness area. Hike timeworn trails to remote homesteads and primordial bowers, from high vistas looking out over mountainous expanses to the well-trodden passages paralleling the river’s own inexorable path. Come explore America’s truly wild places on this hiking and trail running oriented adventure.

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What our guests have to say...

Lower Salmon Canyons Trip

Reviewed by Joe C on August 4, 2014

“A Phenomenal Trip!”

My wife and I bought a trip at auction for the Lower Salmon River with Orange Torpedo. We had an exciting and very pleasurable trip. The guides were phenomenal, the food great and the excitement unmatched. We plan to take the trip again.