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Since 1985 Cascade Raft and Kayak has been offering Idaho whitewater rafting trips that bring families and friends together one splash at a time. With a variety of whitewater rafting trips from a mellow half day river float to a full day of whitewater thrills, Cascade Raft offers the best Idaho rafting experience on the Payette River. Located just 45 minutes from Boise, Idaho, overlooking the Main Payette, we also offer group river rafting adventures and catering. At Cascade Raft and Kayak, bring your spirit of adventure; we'll provide the rest.

All-Ages - Class II/III Ages 12-Adult - Class III/IV

"The Splash" Half Day Main Payette
A hometown favorite! This three-hour getaway has playful rapids, splashy whitewater and time for swimming, relaxing and floating. A perfect trip for first-time rafters, families, groups, locals and visitors, the "mighty Main" will take you from Banks to the Cascade Raft River Center, from the bustling city to tranquil outdoors, from the everyday to a lifetime memory. Ask about our Hydrospeed and Inflatable Kayaking adventures.

Adults $45 • Youth 12 and under $30 • Hydrospeed/IK $55
Departure Times Mon-Wed: 9:30AM, 1:30PM, 5:00PM
Thurs-Sun: 9:30AM, 11:30AM, 1:30PM, 3:30 PM, 5:00PM


"The Rush" Half Day Lower South Fork
Feed your soul with the rush of adventure! From Garden Valley to Banks, this eight-mile section of rollicking class III-IV rapids will launch you into an unforgettable whitewater experience. While you conquer rapids with names like Bronco Billy, Staircase, and Slalom you'll still find time for relaxation. This three-hour trip features convenient access and a blast of whitewater excitement.

Adults $55
Departure Time: 9:30AM, 1:30PM, 5:00PM

"The Escape" Full Day North Fork Cabarton
Fun whitewater and spectacular scenery with glimpses of Idaho’s native wildlife highlight this full-day trip. Glide through eleven miles of remote forest, relax in the sun-warmed water, enjoy a delicious riverside lunch, and splash through class II-III whitewater rapids. Join us to let the river wash the cares of the world away.

Adults $85 •Youth 12 and under $60 (lunch included)
Departure Time: 9:15AM

"The Plunge" Full Day South Fork Canyon
Get wet and wild as you plummet thirteen miles down one of the West’s most magnificent river corridors. The steep class IV drops, towering canyon walls, and clear water make this Idaho's premier whitewater day trip. The power of thundering Big Falls, a portaged 40’ waterfall, is undeniable. A gourmet riverside lunch will be prepared and served by your guides so you can relax and re-fuel at midday.

Adults $110 (lunch included)
Departure Time: 8:30AM

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