Maine Whitewater Rafting
• 2-3 HOURS
Whitewater Rafting Maine’s rivers is one of the most fun things to do in New England!
Since 1997, rafting outfitters, Three Rivers Whitewater has been offering unforgettable experiences on the Kennebec, Dead, and Penobscot Rivers. Known as “The Home of Serious Fun” they have everything you need for an epic Maine vacation.
Their adventures range from “mild to wild” so you can choose the trip that’s perfect for you! Whether you’re looking for an adrenaline rush or the peace of mind that comes with floating down a calm stretch of river – they have got you covered.
Specializing in offering trips for family vacations, team building activities, youth group adventures, corporate retreats, bachelor/bachelorette parties, AND MORE! There is plenty of Serious Fun for everyone. If you are looking for a genuine outdoor experience in Maine, you have come to the right place.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Why should I go rafting in Maine?
Maine whitewater rafting trips take you into New England’s finest wilderness areas and provide you with views you could only get to on a raft! Maine is also one of the few places in the world with guaranteed whitewater rafting trips 7 days per week. Most rivers rely on snowmelt or rainfall to give them enough water to raft on – Maine get’s enough water from its dams to raft every day from May to October. This means the water we raft on is much warmer than other parts of the world – sometimes reaching 70 degrees in July and August. Maine – The Way Rafting Should Be!
How far in advance should I book my rafting trip?
The earlier the better! Especially if you plan on booking lodging with us. While we do take last minute reservations, we strongly suggest that you book your trip as far in advance as possible. We have been able to get people on the river with less than a day’s notice, but we prefer to have ample time to arrange guides and logistics for your river trip.
What should we bring?
Are photos or videos part of the trip?
Every trip either has a photographer or a videographer recording your raft as it goes through the biggest and best rapids of the day! When we get back to base, there is a photo or video presentation where you get to watch yourself conquer the mightiest rapids on the river. For many, the photo/video presentation is one of the highlights of the trip. Afterwards, the photos and videos of your raft are available for purchase in the gift shop. Share your Maine rafting trip memories with your friends on social media and be sure to tag @threeriverswhitewater
What meals are included with the trip?
There is a river lunch included in your trip. You get your choice of burger, veggie burger, fish, chicken, or steak and an assortment of freshly prepared sides like mashed potatoes, dinner rolls, river rice, cole slaw, and our chocolate chip cookies.
NOTE: Guests with special dietary requests should notify us beforehand so we can best accommodate their needs.
How many people can fit in a raft?
Is rafting fun?
Is this the right adventure for my family/group?
Do I need to have experience to go rafting?
Not at all! Many of our guests are first timers and our Registered Maine River Guides pride themselves on their ability to teach their crews how to work together on the river. You will receive plenty of instruction on safety prior to the trip and there is time to practice paddling before you run any rapids. We LOVE taking first timers down the river and exposing them to our favorite places in the world. If you are an experienced rafter, we recommend our most challenging trip on the Penobscot River.
Can I bring my phone with me on the rafting trip?
What if it’s raining on the day I’m supposed to go rafting?
What sets Three Rivers apart from other rafting companies in Maine?
The Three Rivers Family has the highest standards for safety and guest service. We spend more time and money training our staff than any other outfitter in Maine. Our goal is for you to leave Three Rivers with lifelong memories. Since 1997, our commitment to being the best rafting outfitter in Maine has built our reputation as “The Home of Serious Fun”. But don’t just take our word for it – head to Trip Advisor to see why we have 300 more 5 Star Reviews than any other rafting outfitter in the state