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White Water Rafting

Experience white water rafting in Idaho on one of the most beautiful stretches of rivers the state has to offer! River rafting trips are designed for you to cool off and enjoy some fun in the sun. Expert guides deliver a thrilling white water rafting experience on Idaho’s renowned Payette River. Tamarack white water river rafting trips are an enjoyable way to embrace the rapids and scenic views that Idaho has to offer.

Trips run from mid-June through September, 2023.

White Water Rafting In Idaho

White Water Rafting Adventures

Adult Full Day Trip
13 years and older
Junior Full Day Trip
12 years and younger

Full-Day White Water Rafting Trip

  • May through mid-September
  • Full day, guided white water trip
  • Minimum: 4 people
  • Maximum: 24 people - Groups larger than 24, please call Guided Services 208.325.1029
  • Trip duration is 7 hours
  • Trip length: 11 miles
  • Includes round trip transportation, delicious riverside lunch, personal flotation device and rafting paddle
  • Trip allows time for riverside lunch
  • Check in at the Guided Adventures Desk, located below Real Estate: 9:00am start and return at approximately 4:00pm
  • Adults $99 plus tax, Juniors (12 & under) $79 plus tax

Call 208.325.1029 or email to book your Tamarack whitewater adventure!

Rafting frequently asked questions:

Q: Do I need to have prior experience to go white water rafting?
A: No, your guides will give you a orientation and coach you throughout the river trip.

Q: Do I need to be in good shape for white water rafting?
A: You will have to be physically fit enough to do short bursts of paddling and the ability to swim in case you fall from the raft.

Q: If I have a winter season pass do I get a discount?
A: Unfortunately no, the price remains the same for white water rafting trips.

Q: What should I bring along for the raft trip?
A: Tamarack provides a raft, guide, transportation to and from the river, personal flotation devices and paddles.  You should wear shoes or sandals. Small backpacks with towels or dry clothes can be left in the shuttle and available for you when you get off the river.

Q: Is tipping the rafting guide allowed or expected?
A:  It is customary to tip your guides 10%, if they did a good job and you had a great time. Tips are appreciated.