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American Whitewater Expeditions

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American Whitewater Expeditions is the premier whitewater rafting company in California on the American River, providing rafters with first class trips since 1980. Our goal has always been to provide high quality rafting adventures that are...more
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5981 New River Road, Coloma, CA 95613
+1 800-825-3205
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

We went for Middle fork river rafting half day trip in a group of 15 people. We were divided in 3 groups and my group's instructor was Rhys. He was very detailed about the instructions and understood the needs of the group. We let him...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Roma M
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

It was amazing experience with our swim team kids and families! Big thank our so funny guide Christian and photography team! Camping was well organized and very clean as well. Would love to discover south fork :)

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

We had Pablo as our guide and he was great! He was nice, knowledgeable, fun, and a super guide all around.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Yaroslav V
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We went on the South Fork Lower Gorge all day trip with our two boys (13 and 15). If camping isn’t your thing, you can stay at the Best Western in Placerville which is about a 30 minute drive from American Whitewater Expeditions. We were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jrc530
Reviewed August 20, 2018

A group of 13 of us went for a bachelor party weekend on a scorching summer Saturday. Only the groom-to-be and his future best man had ever been whitewater rafting and the rest of us had no idea what to expect. We showed up 15-20...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kgvaldez
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We camped overnight in one of the platform tents along the river and then took the day trip on the South Fork. Both parts of the visit were fantastic. The staff has the cabin tents set up with cots and sleeping pads ready to go....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

I did the south fork trip with 5 wonderful girlfriends. Our guide was Camilla who was wonderful. She was so fun and yet the best guide. I felt totally safe with her. The whole company is very professional when it comes to safety. Stupendous day!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nina D
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We had a group of 8 raft two days on the American with AWE and everything they did was great. From setting up our camp to the guides and organizing the transfers and meals. American Whitewater did a great job.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bushfamily
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Hands down best rafting trip EVER!!!! we had so much fun and i really wish we lived closer to be able to raft with them again. we came from the east coast on vacation and decided on a whim to go whitewater rafting. so we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Our trip was amazing and all the kids want to do it again (our kids range from 7 to 11 to 15). Captain Bill from Brazille was the best guide. He taught us all the right things to do to stay safe and have fun...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Sara W
September 22, 2018|
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Response from jrc530 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the direct number for the campground. You could check out the American Whitewater website.