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Located close to Yosemite, the Tuolumne River offers rafters a great combo...

Located close to Yosemite, the Tuolumne River offers rafters a great combo of true wilderness and challenging rapids.

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Oars 3 Day Raft - one of the best things I've done!

If you are at all considering whitewater rafting on the Toulumne River - I can not recommend the Oars 3 Raft trip enough - just do it! The Rapids - even in the lower water flow... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
Wellington, New Zealand

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

If you are at all considering whitewater rafting on the Toulumne River - I can not recommend the Oars 3 Raft trip enough - just do it! The Rapids - even in the lower water flow of high summer were some of the best whitewater ever. The guides - there for your fun and safety - big call out to... More 

Thank sarahstjohn
Tucson, Arizona
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015

this was the 5th time I have rafted the Main Tuolumne (and the 4th time with OARS. I have rafted Cherry Creek with Sierra Mac). This was the most fun I have had--Sean, our trip leader was very skilled, friendly and funny. I have never seen anyone as skilled w/ ropes and rescue as Moose, who was very professional, friendly... More 

Thank dvmspike
Groveland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Grab your canoe or kayak, and a 2nd car to get back to the put in point, or go with one of the local outfitters and let them provide all the equipment and the transportation too. Whether you "paddle with the salmon" in fall, or "paddle to the sea" in spring, or just do a float on your own anytime... More 

Thank CTBCalifornia
Barcelona, Spain
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This was probably our 4th time rafting trip, 2nd with All Outdoors Rafting, and we loved it. They have the option to raft 1, 2 or 3 days but it's pretty much the same length of the river - just spread out over more time. We selected the 2 day rafting trip, which was the perfect amount of time on... More 

Thank ohanaloverun
Monterey County, California
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

its was a great experience and pleasure for me to be a part of the rafting team and my best regards to Chris A. He is an excellent instructor who knows his job. We had a great time altogether))Ulan

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Newport Beach, California
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2013

Had a blast with ARTA on one-day rafting trip on Tuolumne. The rapids are great and the scenery is picturesque. Our guides Izzy, Zander and Isaac were outstanding and the best in the business. We took some friends with us. Two of them had a traumatizing experience years ago on Kern River with a different rafting company. Their guide Zander... More 

Thank CharlieH18467
dallas, tx
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2013

In a word - WOW! May 24 - 26, 2013. The river was pristine with crystal clear cold water and extremely fun class 3 and 4 rapids (water level was at approx 1200 csf) with chutes, huge boulders and churning holes. The trip was down the lower half of the Tuolumne River which includes 15 white water rapids in an... More 

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Pinecrest, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2012

We stayed in Groveland in a B and B (JUNE 15, 2012) which was 15 minutes from the gathering point of the Sierra Mac rafting company. We took a ~ 45 minute ride on an old school bus winding along a harrowing mountain road. This was exciting in itself. The Driver was amazing. The air was hot and the water... More 

Thank BenjiandBruno
Swampscott, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2010

Went rafting with AO (All Outdoors) Rafting in August 2010. Did the Cherry Creek plus a 3 day trip on the regular Tuolumne. Cherry Creek is fantastic -- great rapids, one after another, including several class 5 and many class 4. Some of the most exciting rafting you can do in the US. I recommend this to anyone who likes... More 

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