Our trips are led by the most experienced whitewater rafting guides on the Payette River; they incorporate their passion for the river into every whitewater rafting trip. All of our full-day trips include lunch prepared by your guide!



(Must be 12 yrs. old)
Strong paddling technique and experience is required for this adventurous run. You will navigate the big rapids of Gateway and S-Turn before a mandatory portage at Big Falls. Watch the guides rope the boats over the falls to the deep pool below. Little Falls, Blackadar and Surprise rapids await your arrival below the falls. Don’t forget to enjoy the incredible scenery, steep granite walls and ponderosa forest.

Time: 9:30 am

Cost: $115



This is a great run for the whole family. Enjoy the abundant wildlife during the relaxing calm stretches, followed by some exciting whitewater. Hold onto your hat as you wrap up your trip at Howard’s Plunge! Lunch is provided on one of the beautiful beaches along the way.

Time: 9:30 am

Cost: $90 adults – $65 kids 4-12 years old



(Must be 12 yrs. old) Minimum 10 people
Can’t decide between a fun, relaxing float down the Main Payette and an exhilarating whitewater rafting plunge down the famous Staircase? Do both! Start out with a breathtaking run through the class IV whitewater rapids of the Staircase, then wind down with a delicious catered lunch on the lawn at Bear Valley River Company. After lunch, top your day off with the beautiful beaches and playful rapids of the Main.

Time: 10:00

Cost: $110

Pre-Season Booking Special

We frequently have Special prices for booking your trip, of 15 people or more, prior to April 30. Please call our office for details.

Rafting Risk

Our whitewater rafting trips are run by licensed, experienced, and professional guides. On certain trips safety kayakers join us in providing a safer trips. However, as with any outdoor activity, a certain amount of risk is involved. you will be required to sign a Participant Agreement form before you join our trips. Children under 18 must have a parent or legal guardian sign. Safety instruction are also covered before we get on the river. We are partners with the Boise National Forest and Idaho Outfitters & Guides Licensing Board.