Rafting on the

Stanislaus River

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Fun in the Sun

for the Entire Family

Kayaking

for All Skill Levels

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Upcoming Trips

Rafting Season Begins in May of 2018! Check out all our trips below!

Class I Trips

Oakdale Raft Rentals

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Class II Trips

Knights Ferry Raft Rentals

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Class I Trips

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First Time Rafters

First time hitting the water? Don't worry! This fun experience is available for all skill levels. Learn the ropes before hitting the river with our Rafting Information Guide!

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Large Group Options

We offer discounts for all types of groups and can accommodate up to 500 people in a day. Learn about our great group offers and book in advance to lock in your day of fun in the sun! Hurry, weekends sell out quickly!

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#1 Rated Adventure!

Go Exploring With the Top Rated Stanislaus River Raft and Kayak Rental Company in Knights Ferry

River Journey Adventures has been providing fun, family orientated rafting, kayaking, SUP and tube rentals in Knights Ferry and Oakdale on the Stanislaus River since 1985. The Stanislaus River feature miles of fun for all skill levels and ages. These trips are a fun, affordable day for all!

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Catered BBQ and Rafting Trip

Enjoy one of the most beautiful rivers in CA in style.  Whether its a business trip, family gathering, or just getting out with friends this is the all-inclusive treat.  We meet you in beautiful Knights Ferry where you will start your trip. Here you will check-in, receive your safety instructions and load into our high quality rafts.  All the rafting gear is provided for you.  You float down our beautiful Class I-II Stanislaus River for 3-4 hours enjoying the scenery and clear flowing river.  At our private riverside resort (nice shaded grass areas, flushing toilets, and not open to the general public) we will meet you to help you out of the river and over to your BBQ area.  Here you will dine on a great catered meal by L&M Blodgett Catering.  Meal includes bbq chicken and tri-tip, 5 different kinds of salads, homemade beans and garlic bread, drinks and of course dessert. Then at your leasure you will board our shuttle bus and wonder why you have never done this in the past- all for only $59 per person!

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What's Included

  • High quality raft(s) or kayak(s), lifejackets and paddles.
  • Fun staff who also live and play on the Stanislaus and a professional safety orientation.
  • Return shuttle and FREE parking on weekdays! (Since we are local and meet you at our River Store on most Monday- Friday.
  • Free usb drive with your group's photos available at our River Store in Knights Ferry or on our Facebook Page- RIVER JOURNEY ADVENTURES
  • Since we are the locals favorite you get a discount at the Knights Ferry Ice Cream Parlor.
  • Concerned about your valuables? (that you forget to leave at home) We also provide each reservation with a small dry box.
  • Beautiful riverside resort for our catered BBQ trips and overnight camping trips.
  • A Fun Day on a Beautiful River!

How to Reserve

  • High quality raft(s) or kayak(s), lifejackets and paddles.
  • Fun staff who also live and play on the Stanislaus and a professional safety orientation.

Maps & Directions

  • High quality raft(s) or kayak(s), lifejackets and paddles.
  • Fun staff who also live and play on the Stanislaus and a professional safety orientation.
  • High quality raft(s) or kayak(s), lifejackets and paddles.
  • Fun staff who also live and play on the Stanislaus and a professional safety orientation.

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