How to Choose Your Rafting Outfitter:
Ensure the guide service and rafting guide are certified and skilled at both rafting and first aid. Families who have younger children, or who have limited experience in rafting, should consult with a guide for advice to ensure enjoyment, safety and comfort levels while on the river.
As with all adventure sports, whitewater rafting carries an inherent risk. If you are a non-swimmer, inform your guide. Chose an Adirondack whitewater rafting guide who is known for being a skilled rafter and is a certified guide. Excursions cater to individual or group needs. Common trips include the Hudson River Gorge, middle and lower Hudson River, Moose River and Sacandaga River. Check with the outfitter of your choice to find the best trip for your level of expertise.
What it Costs
Whitewater rafting is affordable and a vacation expedition that defines a true experience The larger the group or family, the prices will drop. Prices for a half day trip range from $25 – $60.
A day trip can costs between $50 and $80 per person, depending on the outfitter and services, and a complimentary shuttle transports passengers to their vehicles at the end of the trip.