Kennebec River Whitewater Rafting

Raft the Whitewaters of the Kennebec River in West Forks, Maine

About This Experience

General Information hide

This exhilarating experience gift is your chance to raft one of the most exciting rivers in Maine - the Kennebec!  A great way to enjoy the outdoors and experience the thrill of the water first-hand, this full-day Whitewater Rafting Trip includes lunch as well as Class III & IV fun!

The day begins in West Forks where you will meet with your friendly and experience guide. Here you will be fitted with all necessary gear and be given an over view of the fun that lies ahead. Once the group is ready, you will head out to the put-in location at Harris Dam. Throughout the day you will learn to work together as a team to negotiate Rock Garden, Big Mama, White Washer and the infamous Magic Falls rapids.

As you navigate the Rapids of the Kennebec, you will soon discover why this is the most rafted river in the State! So whether you are looking for fun things to do in New England or for a unique gift, this Kennebec Rafting Adventure is the ticket!

Where It's Located hide

  • West Forks, Maine

Who Is Included hide

The Kennebec River Whitewater Rafting Xperience Certificate® is for one participant. You will be joined by five or six additional participants in the raft.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests.

When It Is Offered hide

The Kennebec River Rafting is offered seven days a week May thru mid-October, subject to availability. Trips typically depart at 9:30 AM.

How Long Is It hide

The Kennebec River Whitewater Rafting Trips are approximately 6 hours in duration.

Weather hide

The Kennebec River Rafting Trips may be rescheduled due to high winds, heavy rain or other inclement weather, and low water levels. All decisions to cancel, move, or postpone scheduled trips will be made by the Guide on the day of the reservation.

What To Wear hide

Dress comfortably, and bring a change of clothing. Recommended items include a water bottle, swimsuit, shorts, t-shirt, a fleece or jacket, outdoor sandals or non-slip sneakers, sunglasses or hat and sunscreen.

Additional Information hide

Your rafting experience will take place with a Professional Guide and includes lunch plus all rafting gear: helmet, PFD, and paddle. Lunch served is typically Chicken BBQ with Pasta Salad, Baked Beans and Garden Salad.

Price includes a $5 fee per person to cover road access to the river and a levy paid to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife.

Participants are advised to be well rested. Please avoid drinking alcohol 24 hours prior to the scheduled experience. Individuals who are pregnant, have broken bones or other physical conditions such as heart or lung conditions, severe asthma, back problems, recent surgery, obesity or osteoporosis or any other condition which is considered unsafe are not eligible to participate. The minimum age for participants is 10 years old.

Gratuities for your tour guide are not included but are greatly appreciated and may be offered at the end of the event.

Participants are required to sign a Liability Release Form.


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Reservation Information hide

All changes to reservations for the Kennebec River Whitewater Rafting Experience require twenty (20) days advance notice.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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