Deschutes River Rafting

DESCHUTES RIVER

Oregon’s most popular white water river and with good reason.  Your Deschutes River rafting trip is full of sun, big splashy waves and boiling rapids.  Nestled in a desert river canyon, the Deschutes River not only provides some thrilling rapids like Wapinitia, Boxcar, Surf City and Oak Springs.  Its also full of beautiful views of Columbia basalt flows and many Osprey which nest along its banks.  A great river when the rest of the state is usually cold and wet, a Deschutes River rafting trip is usually hot, full of sun and always a good time.

  • Sunny weather in the high desert
  • Splashy fun rapids for everyone
  • Oregon’s #1 rafted river

Trip LengthAvailabilityPrice per Person 
Half DayFor groups of 15 or more.Adults: $63*
Youth: $57*
Full DayAvailable most days (party size restrictions may apply.)Adult: $95*
Youth: $85*


2018 Season: April 28 - September 23

Half Day Deschutes River Trip

    • Morning Trip: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM*
    • Afternoon Trip: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM*
    • Prices: Adults from $63 | Youth (age 12 and under) from $57.
    • River water levels and trip capacity may limit availability.
    • Before you book you may want to review our deposit, cancellation, and refund policies.
    • Half day trips are available to parties of 15 or more.

Full Day Deschutes River Trip

    • 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM*
    • Prices: Adults from $95 | Youth (age 12 and under) from $85.
    • A group discount applies to parties of 12 or more.
    • River water levels and trip capacity may limit availability.
    • Before you book you may want to review our deposit, cancellation, and refund policies.
    • Minimum total trip size is 10 people. If your group (combined with other groups who have requested the same trip) together total less than 10 then your reservation will be on hold until minimum trip size is met. Your credit card will not be charged until trip is confirmed.

  • Group discount is already included in the half day price.
  • Minimum age is 7.
  • Prices include all taxes and fees, including: federal government, Oregon State Parks, Warm Springs Tribal.
  • ∗Prices also include additional $6 Federal fee on summer weekends.

Trip Highlights

  • Often sunny & warm even when western Oregon is cloudy.
  • Good swimming (though water is cool).
  • High volume river, which means large waves even in summer.
  • Desert scenery.
  • Two hours east of Portland.
  • Crowded on summer weekends.

Trip Summary

  • Near: Maupin
  • Trip Length: Half & full day
  • Meeting Times: 9:30 & 10 AM, 1 PM
  • 2018 Season: April 28 - September 23
  • Trip type: paddle rafting (oar raft by request)
  • Whitewater Rating: III (intermediate)
  • Suggested minimum age: 7

Trip Guide (pdf)