River attire is very casual and you should expect to get wet and dress accordingly. Quick-dry clothing is recommended. Anything cotton gets wet stays wet and does not keep you warm. Following this list will assure you a comfortable and well-prepared trip.
Please remember to tip your guide at the end of your rafting trip! If you forgot to bring cash, just contact our office to use a credit card. Some locations can provide credit card tip processing on a tablet.
This video was made for our rafting operations in California. The same information applies to all our trips.
We urge you to leave your valuables at home. If you wish to bring a camera, please provide a case (preferably waterproof). However, it will not be possible to photograph during rapids.
On our Deschutes River Rafting Trips – Professional photographers are positioned along the banks taking photos of us running the rapids. These photos are available for sale at the end of the trip.
These notes pertain to only our Wilderness Rafting Trips – those include the 3 Day Deschutes River Trips & 4 Day Owyhee River Trips
* Camping gear is not included with our overnight river trips.
We recommend cool weather clothing (as a precaution) for the months of April, May, and October and for days anytime during the season where rain or cool weather is a possibility. Please avoid wearing cotton since once wet this will just make you cold and wear quick drying materials such as poly-pro. We recommend that you bring the following attire for cold weather white water rafting: