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Zephyr Whitewater Expeditions

Main Street, P.O. Box 510, Columbia, CA 95310
+1 800-431-3636
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Ranked #1 of 5 attractions in Columbia
Type: Bodies of Water
Owner description: Zephyr Whitewater is one of the most popular and experienced outfitters in California. We offer river rafting trips near Yosemite on the Merced,... more » Owner description: Zephyr Whitewater is one of the most popular and experienced outfitters in California. We offer river rafting trips near Yosemite on the Merced, Kings, and Tuolumne rivers. Family rates, group rates, and internet special discounts are available. « less
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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I went on the Kings River weekend trip with Zephyr and thoroughly enjoyed it. I was very impressed by how well the camp site was set up, and the beautiful location of it right along the banks of the river. The tent cabins were spacious, clean, and comfortable. I was expecting typical camping food to be served but was pleasantly... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Fun, well trained staff took great care of us on a recent trip down the Merced River! A beautiful trip for the whole family. We loved that we have the photos of the entire trip. Maggie was our guide and was excellent. Really sharp gal and made the trip really fun for my girls. We would do this again for... More

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

we had a great experience with the debrief-the staff, the boats, the instructor-the whole show. Excellent

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

During a trip with our family to Yosemite this past June, 2012, we decided to try out Zephyr Whitewater Expeditions for a whitewater adventure on the Toulumne River. I have two young boys (10 & 14) and they were a bit nervous as we drove down the rather steep canyon to where we would meet up with our guide "Mike"... More

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glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

We visited on July 17 and did the tuolomne on a day trip with my 2 sons. What a fantastic day, we laughed, had fun and even when the raft nearly capsized we were still laughing! Our guide, Corey, was superb and kept us together as a team without ever turning down the fun meter. The only other thing I... More

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Brighton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Booked far in advance...had tight vacation schedule, and company was willing to add an all day start date for the day I needed for my family of 4. Requested Alitia (as heard she was most experienced guide) and she was great. Lunch was very good, and rapids were fun (never felt unsafe & all guides seemed good). Only negative was... More

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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

It is the sun, water and blue skies that made this rafting experience one of the best we ever had. You start with a brief lecture by the staff, then try on your vest, then step into the knee=deep clear water , then up to the raft where we and 5 others floated, glided and tumbled as we navigated the... More

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South Pasadena, CA
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Just returned from our 2nd time with Zephyr Whitewater Expeditions and can't say enough good things about their program. The staff, camp, food & whitewater adventure are first rate. We went with a group of 60+ friends (with children) and it couldn't have been any better (except the rapids were a little too small for me). Keep up the good... More

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

After doing a lot of research on rafting outfitters I decided to go on a 2 day rafting trip on the Tuolumne River - with Zephyr. I am very glad I went with them. It was a very well planned trip with friendly and professional guides. Along with running the rapids we also explored some hidden swimming holes, hiking trails... More

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

Our itinerary was a 1 day affair down the Tuolumne River with Alisha, Mike, & Tim as our guides. We ran class 4’s and a 5. All were great guides who provided expertise, humor, and an amazing deli spread for lunch! Mike knew more trivia and facts about the canyon than I’d imagine most forest rangers know. I highly recommend... More

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