At a glance

3 days
Arrival Airport
Sacramento (SMF)
river grade
Air Temp
20° - 30°C (68° - 86°F)
Water Temp
13°C (55°F)
1 Night
1 Night


The Tuolumne River, located just outside Yosemite National Park, offers an adventurous getaway with cool hikes up side canyons carved by cascading waterfalls. Its pristine headwaters originate in Yosemite National Park, then surge through eighteen miles of non-stop rapids. If you are wanting a superb river trip, but don’t have time for one of our longer trips, this will offer plenty of thrills, gorgeous campsites and wonderful people to share your adventure with you. The area offers a many options for exploring, from taking a swim in the gorgeous Rainbow Pools to exploring the hiking in Yosemite National Park. Whilst on the river, you’ll be treated to fine cuisine  and be well looking after by your knowledgeable guides.


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What you will be up to


Arrival into Groveland. Why not visit Yosemite National Park or take an outing to Rainbow Pool (a great local swimmin’ hole) for a memorable, lazy afternoon.
Included: No meals.


Meet at 08:30 just outside of Groveland, for an exciting day of nearly consistent white water. We’ll stop for
a delicious picnic lunch at a sandy beach, before carrying on through the rapids. Enjoy the clarity of the big star filled sky at our overnight camp.
Included: All meals


The adventure continues with exciting rapids such as Grey’s Grindstone,Thread the Needle, and Hell’s Kitchen. Between rapids, you’re welcome to enjoy a refreshing swim in the calm stretches of cool water. We return you back to the pick up point around 6pm for you carry on with your plans.
Included: Breakfast and Lunch.

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UK +44 1709 802 203

USA +1 303 261 8896

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Dates & Prices

Thursday 24 August 2023 - Saturday 26 August 20233 days£795€925$995
Sunday 27 August 2023 - Tuesday 29 August 20233 days£795€925$995
Tuesday 29 August 2023 - Thursday 31 August 20233 days£795€925$995
Thursday 31 August 2023 - Saturday 2 September 20233 days£795€925$995
Saturday 2 September 2023 - Monday 4 September 20233 days£795€925$995
Tuesday 15 October 2023 - Thursday 17 October 20233 days£795€925$995
Thursday 17 October 2023 - Saturday 19 October 20233 days£795€925$995

Flights to Sacramento, California

We suggest arranging your flights directly into Sacramento (airport code SMF). You can schedule your arrival at anytime on day 1 of the itinerary and take the 2 hour drive to Groveland. If you would like some advice please call our UK or US offices. You may want to consider using your frequent flyer miles for your adventure. There are many options for your flight to San Francisco with VirginBAUnited Airlines or BMI.  We also suggest checking on for good deals. We suggest U.S. customers check with Exito Travel for a competitive quote. Please ensure you DO NOT book your flights until your trip is CONFIRMED to run, by our office. No airport transfers are provided with this trip.
We have price and departure information about the following trips on the Tuolumne River (river prices only – flights not included).

In order to secure your place pay your deposit  of £400 per person (USD $600 for U.S. customers).

Please note that prices shown in GBP & USD are payable. UK residents should pay in GBP and USA residents should pay in USD. See our Terms & Conditions for full payment terms.

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What you should bring

We find most of our clients have in their posession already what is needed for a river journey. We have broken down here the items into what you’ll need on the river and in camp. An equipment list of what you will require for your adventure will be sent to you prior to your departure.

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