Active Adventurewhitewater rafting adventures
on the Kennebec and Dead Rivers from May to October. Offering funyaking, rock climbing, overnight camping, wildlife safaris and sightseeing to Maine's highest waterfall
Check in at 8am (Dead River) or 9am (Kennebec River). After gearing up with life vests, paddles and helmets and an orientation talk, head via Magic Falls bus or van to the launch site on the Dead or Kennebec River. A three hour trip paddling through Class II-V rapids, return to base camp for a hearty outdoor BBQ of chicken, baked haddock, steak or vegetarian option followed by a slideshow and/or video presentation of your trip. The day ends around 4 pm.
Age range, type of group
Must be 10 years or older to raft the Kennebec River and 12 or older for the Dead River. We specialize in family, youth, camp, scout and college groups
Sleeping and meals
Tent sites and cabin tents at the Magic Falls Campground alongside the Dead River; The Dead River lodge with king, queen and family style bunk rooms & ADA room. Rivers Inn is a housekeeping inn sleeping up to 16 and is great for family and adult groups. Pizza parties, spaghetti supper, lobster bakes & chicken barbecues can be catered.
No dogs allowed. Adults may bring their own alcohol. No alcohol allowed on the river at any time. Alcohol prohibited on family and youth group overnight trips. Minimum age to raft the entire Kenebec is 10, the Dead River 12.
Rates & Availability
Prices start at $60 in May. Midweek in July and August $76 weekdays, $86 Sunday and $110 on Saturdays for Kennebec River trips. $90 for Dead River trips. Youth group and college group rates from $54. Overnight camping from $12 and lodging from $25 per person
Discounts to AAA members, military, and a partnership program with campground and lodges in Maine that offer discounts on rafting
when staying at their accommodation. Group rates for college and youth starting at $54.