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Yosemite Whitewater Rafting Full Day Tour

  • How do I book or make a reservation?

    You can book online to receive an online discount or call our office at  1-866-231-3752 or  1-415-357-0700. We require a valid credit card to hold all phone & internet reservations.

  • How do I pay for my tour?

    If you are reserving your tour online, your credit card will be charged. Reservations by phone require a credit card to hold your seat(s). You can also come to our SOMA office prior to the tour departure date and pay cash directly.

  • What types of payments do you accept?

    Credit Cards: We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards. We also accept Debit cards with symbols of these card companies. 
    Cash: Guests can pay cash at our SOMA location for any tour.  

    Apologies, but we do not provide a travel or personal check payment option.

  • Will I get a discount if I book a second tour?

    Yes, you can get a up to $9 off your second tour. The $9 discount can be applied to Extranomical operated tours only. 

  • Is there any advantages by booking my tour online?

    You will get an automatic discount on your first tour when you book online at!

  • Can I cancel or change my reservation?

    Cancellations or changes must be made 72 hours before tour departure, or at least 10 days in advance if the reservation includes a hotel accommodation to get a partial refund. 

    Airport shuttle transfers, all Bay Cruises & Ferry Tickets,  Alcatraz Tours, Show tickets, Seaplane Tours are non-refundable. Cancellations and changes are subject to a 10% or $35 fee, depending on a tour. 

  • Where should I pick up the tickets for my tour?

    You don't need a ticket for most of our tours, vouchers are provided when they are needed. Most times your confirmation email is enough. We will specify in your email confirmation after you've booked the Yosemite tour what information you will need to have with you.

If you have a little more time to dedicate to your Whitewater Rafting experience, then we always recommend a full day rafting trip!! Experience all the scenic beauty of our half day tours, with the added benefit of a freshly-prepared river-side lunch, and best of all, the most exciting 5 miles of the river including thrilling 'Split Rock' and 'Corner Pocket' rapids. Our one-day whitewater rafting expeditions begin by assembling at the parking area beside the Indian Flat Campground. Once assembled, one of your experienced guides will discuss some safety details and we will have a brief lesson in how to operate the rafts. Following your short whitewater rafting lesson, we will distribute wetsuits and safety equipment and start to board the rafts. Before lunch we will cover a distance of approximately 10 miles, after which we are sure you will have worked up an appetite! So our instructors will whip you up a healthy lunch, made with fresh ingredients, which you can enjoy whilst chilling out by the side of the river. Following lunch, we will re-board the rafts and continue downstream for the most exciting and strenuous part of our trip. The second half of our rafting trip takes in the rapids 'Split Rock' and 'Corner Pocket' which are sure to stir up some excitement! At about 4 o'clock, we will reach the end of our rafting expedition and travel by bus back to the Indian Flat assembly area.     

10.00AMMeet tour group in the parking area next to Indian Flat Campground on Highway 140. The parking area is located just outside Yosemite National Park at the Highway 140 entrance. If you are staying in Cedar Lodge the meeting point will be right beside the Lodge. For directions on how to get here from other accommodations in the park - just ask!
10.00 AM - 1.00PMOnce everyone has assembled at the meeting point, there will be a brief safety talk, before handing out wetsuits and loading up the rafts. Once prepared, we start rafting! Your whitewater adventure will launch right beside our meeting point!
1.00PMStop for a freshly-prepared, riverside lunch
2.00PM - 4.00PMStart rafting again. The second half of your one day rafting trip will be the most exciting and the most scenic as we continue to the Gorge below Briceburg and come up against both Corner Pocket and Split Rock rapid.
4.00PM - 5.00PMWe reach the end of our rafting adventure! Take the rafts out of the river, load up the bus and drive back to the Indian Flat Campground. Return to our meeting point at 5.00PM.

Customer Reviews

Yosemite Whitewater Rafting Full Day Tour


  • Raft 16 miles down the Merced river
  • Wetsuits and safety equipment provided
  • Full lunch included in price
  • Expert instructors
  • Exciting activity to do while in Yosemite
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