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Zephyr Whitewater Expeditions

Columbia, CA, USA
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About Zephyr Whitewater Expeditions
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 and group rates, and internet special discounts are available. Our trips range in length from 1/2 to 3-days. On the Merced river, the closest river to Yosemite, we offer both morning and afternoon 11 mile 1/2 day trips, plus full day trips every day. Many guests have said their rafting trip on the Merced river near Yosemite was the highlight of their Yosemite Vacation. Join us and see why!
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Christine wrote a review Jun 2022
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This half day rafting trip down the Merced River was the best part of our 2022 summer vacation. Heather was our raft pilot and she was very knowledgeable and helpful. Adam the bus driver had some legit driving skills. The safety discussion at the beginning of the trip was very informative and eased any anxiety I had. I highly recommend this rafting trip for beginners to intermediate experienced rafters. And don’t be afraid to sit in the front seat to enjoy the ride and the views!
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Leonard L wrote a review Jun 2022
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania10 contributions
great trip! Wonderful experience of the outdoors. Merced river has mild rapids, perfect for skittish first timers or kids. Nice combination of relaxing with moments of mild excitement. I would pick an option other than merced if you are primarily looking for excitement.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Susan S wrote a review Jun 2022
Hastings, Minnesota10 contributions
My family had an excellent half day rafting trip with Laura. All the guides really went out of their way to make the trip safe and fun for everyone! Want to give a special shout out to Trevor also, he was able to find my son's apple watch at the bottom of the rock jumping area in the river which was absolutely amazing! Thanks Laura and Trevor for making this trip so much fun!
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Toby Martin wrote a review Jun 2022
Tulsa, Oklahoma2 contributions
We were told the water was low this time of year and didn’t expect much, but the rapids were great despite it, just a lil rocky in parts. Had Cody as a guide, very helpful and acted quickly when we took a dip at split rock. I would recommend this company.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Ken B wrote a review Jun 2022
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Zephyr provided a fun and exciting experience for our family of 6. We've done alot of rafting all over the country........not experts, but full of experiences. These guys run a great rafting service. Trevor was our guide and he was very interactive. He worked hard to make our experience special....not just rushing down the river. They included time for swimming in the river and a special jump rock area. We did the half-day because the river water level (Merced) wasn't high enough for the full day in June 2022. Still enjoyed plenty of white water and adventure. An independent photography company was on sight....not directly associated with Zephyr. They took tons of pictures and made good deals to just buy all of the pics with a web link. Nice
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Date of experience: June 2022
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