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Zoar Gap Whitewater Rafting
  • Zoar Gap Whitewater Rafting
  • Rafting near Boston
  • Rafting down the Deerfield River

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Zoar Gap Whitewater Rafting

Charlemont, MA

From: $114
Item #: WAT-BOS-0057

Navigate Class II and III rapids through Zoar Gap, one of the most popular sections of Deerfield River, on this thrilling whitewater rafting adventure!

  • Have a blast with this TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recipient
  • Float along in stable, easy to paddle rafts, perfect for beginners and pros alike
  • Take in scenic views of the Deerfield Valley between tackling the technical rapids
  • Get direction from experienced and lifeguard certified guides
  • Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch and a refreshing swim along your 10-mile trip
  • This rafting trip is fun for the whole family – No experience needed!

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  • Navigate Class II and III rapids through Zoar Gap, one of the most popular sections of Deerfield River, on this thrilling whitewater rafting adventure!

    • Have a blast with this TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recipient
    • Float along in stable, easy to paddle rafts, perfect for beginners and pros alike
    • Take in scenic views of the Deerfield Valley between tackling the technical rapids
    • Get direction from experienced and lifeguard certified guides
    • Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch and a refreshing swim along your 10-mile trip
    • This rafting trip is fun for the whole family – No experience needed!

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  • Picture it – you’re surging through whitewater rapids and paddling like crazy, working with your fellow rafters to navigate exciting Class II and III rapids. Water is rushing all around you, splashing into the raft, and you all cheer as you find the line to cut through to the other side.

    There’s no better way to enjoy the thrill of the Northeast’s great outdoors than a whitewater rafting trip. No experience is needed on this 10-mile journey. Your professional guides will show you the best routes through the rapids while entertaining you with river lore along the way. Hone your skills on rapids like Hurricane Hole, Freight Train, and Pinball in preparation for the exciting Class III whitewater of Zoar Gap.

    Below the Gap, you’ll put in at a state forest for a delicious picnic-style lunch with homemade salads, sandwiches and dessert. Relax in the sun or cool off with a quick swim before you paddle back to base where hot showers and a slideshow of the days’ adventures await.

    Escape to nature and spend an amazing day on the river on this guided whitewater rafting trip, perfect for introductory whitewater fun!

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  • Essential Information

    • Must be at least 7 years of age
    • Participants must be comfortable paddling over the course of the 10-mile tour
    • Participants must sign a waiver to participate
    • Rafts, helmets, paddles and life jackets are provided
    • Wetsuits are not required but are available to rent onsite if you want them
    • Picnic-style lunch will be provided

    Duration

    Approximately 6 hours, including transportation to and from the river, plus the 10-mile rafting experience.

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    Maximum Participants

    This experience is available for up to 7 participants per boat. Larger groups can reserve more than one boat.

    Spectators

    This experience is for booked participants only.

    Weather Dependent

    Trips run rain or shine. Please contact your tour provider with any questions about weather.

    What To Wear

    Please wear water shoes, sneakers or other shoes that can get wet and stay on your feet well. (No flip-flops or Crocs.) Swimsuits/swim trunks or light layers are appropriate. Be sure to wear sunscreen.

    Rescheduling & Cancellations

    Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, cancellations are allowed up to 30 days prior to the experience with a $10.00 per person cancellation fee. Failure to appear on your booked date or cancel at least 30 days will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

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    1. Are there age restrictions?

      Yes, participants must be at least 7 years of age.

    2. Is this tour wheelchair accessible?

      Unfortunately, this tour is not wheelchair accessible.

    3. Do I need any experience?

      No experience necessary! With a minimum age of 7, these Class II whitewater rapids with one Class III rapid are ideal for beginner rafters. More experienced paddlers will find a scenic view of the Deerfield River valley relaxing while still facing a typically technical Northeast rafting day.

    4. What should I wear?

      Please wear swimwear or light layers, shoes that will stay on and sunscreen.

    5. What will the guide provide?

      Your guide will provide the rafts, paddles, life jackets, helmets, lunch and an amazing time!

    6. What food will be served? What about dietary restrictions?

      The picnic lunch typically consists of chips, salsa, hummus or black bean dip, sandwich fixings with choices of cold cuts and cheeses, as well as lettuce, tomato, condiments, and dessert and a drink. In cooler months, this trip comes with a side dish of vegetarian soup or chili. In the warmer season the side dish is usually coleslaw, or a pasta or bean salad. Please let Cloud 9 Living know of any allergies or dietary restrictions at the time of booking to see if further accommodations can be made.

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