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Whitewater Excitement

6580 Hwy 49, Coloma, CA
+1 800-750-2386
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Overview: Did the 2 day Middle and South trip and the camp site is about 2 miles from historic... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
via mobile
Safety no longer first with new management and guides, look for another company

I loved going here in years past, after my experience this year, I won't be back. TL;DR: An... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Jennifer L
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6580 Hwy 49, Coloma, CA
+1 800-750-2386
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Overview: Did the 2 day Middle and South trip and the camp site is about 2 miles from historic Sutters mill Pros:Guides and gear are top notch. Food was great. Breakfast was eggs, bacon, fresh fruit, potatoes, coffee, tea Lunch on the river was cold...More

Thank dadamiec
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I loved going here in years past, after my experience this year, I won't be back. TL;DR: An unprofessional guide made the experience less than stellar, put my safety in jeopardy unnecessarily, resulting in injury and cutting short my trip. The new Management's response was...More

Thank Jennifer L
normschoenhoff, Owner at Whitewater Excitement, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Hi Jennifer, We are very sorry to hear about your nose and your experience. It was an unfortunate incident and we hope it has healed up. However, that last rapid at these levels is a Class 2, not a 3. We would never run a...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

We selected the 1/2 day "Cruise" for our trip. We had 3 first timers in our group and one that HATES being on the water. But she was a trooper and smled most of the time. We met our Trip Leader Ryan at the base...More

Thank JenJen1865
Reviewed 4 August 2017

First time white water rafting and it was excellent! We did the 2 day combo of the South and Middle Fork of the American River. Guide Scotty was great! Food was good and generous amounts available including lunch both days and dinner our first night....More

Thank JenniLTL
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stayed in the tents the night before we rafted. The tents were great and right by the river and i slept soundly. The facilities offer a volley ball pitch which we were able to play on before our rafting experience. If you want meals...More

Thank robinsy
Reviewed 2 September 2016

It was a blast for the entire family. We felt safe with our guide "Jake" he was very knowledgeable, entertaining and kept us laughing all day. The food was fantastic as well. It was a lot of fun, we will definitely go back next year!!!

Thank patriciabpf
Reviewed 26 August 2016

It's a blast! When your with friends and family it's a great day to have fun. If you have never done it before - It's a great bucket list. As the saying goes " Try it, You'll like it ! " I'm hooked.

Thank mickeyh270
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Booked online before leaving the UK. Seemed to be one of the more competitively priced. Certainly worth every penny. We did the lower section of the South Fork, The Gorge. Perfect for first timers. Exciting enough to be fun yet still safe. We are two...More

Thank GoDaddy99
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We did the combo 2 day all inclusive trip with an extra night of camping. It was so nice to go and not have to worry about fixing food while camping. The food was good and there was plenty of it. The guides were great...More

Thank sharonleann
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We came at the beginning of August. We had 11 people. There was about 30-40 people before we went on the river. Our group was divided into two: five with Jill and six went with Flash. A shout out to them for guiding us down...More

Thank Trung D
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