the Adventure Centers' incredible 1/2 day
Rogue River rafting trip. This trip is an excellent whitewater
for first time rafters, families, & visitors who
need to return to catch an evenings' play at the Oregon
Shakespearean Festival or have other time or budget constraints.
After a half day Rogue river trip with the Adventure
Center you will leave with lifelong memories and joyful
pictures to fill your vacation photo album. The six mile
1/2 day Rogue River rafting trip with the Adventure
excellent in so many ways.
1. How close the launch point on the Rogue is to our convenient
departure location in downtown Ashland on the plaza. This enables us to schedule
trips that depart daily at 9:30 A.M and return by 2:00 P.M and the afternoon
trip that departs at 1:30 P.M. and returns by 5:45 P.M. Different
departure and return times can be arranged for your convenience. This
time frame includes transportation that is provided to and from your lodging,
if requested, at no extra cost.
2. This is a great trip for everyone from 1st time, to seasoned rafters.
The trip starts beneath Gold Raye Dam . The first section is glossy and scenic
with class 1 & 2 beginner rapids where you will gain comfort, skill and
teamwork in your raft. Then after the warming up section we progress
downstream into two fun & exciting class 4 rapids; Nugget & Powerhouse.
These rapids are the highlight of the trip and the cumulation of all the
skills you learned on the river.
joy of rafting the best stretch of the world famous Rogue
River & all
it has to offer. From the beautiful scenery along the river bank including
the shiny red madrone trees. Occasional deer or bear are spotted
on shore. Enjoy the waterfowl in the river; wood ducks, Canada geese
and often times the ospreys soaring overhead looking to swoop down
and catch a fish.
4. Rafting the river with the Adventure Center difference. We provide the
quality and satisfaction that other companies can only talk about. We
employ the finest charismatic professional guides that return year after
year, that become your friends. An unshakable commitment to Safety,
from start to finish! Delicious gourmet food & top quality
equipment. The convenience of being the only rafting company in
downtown Ashland, on the plaza ,with retail shop and pictures available. The
number one difference is our commitment to our customers having the time of
their lives & leaving with lifelong joyful memories & pictures to
fill your vacation photo album.
Full Day Whitewater on the Rogue River
This trip is great is for rafters who want to see more of the
Rogue River, and have a great riverside lunch. Our full day on the Rogue
trip we stop and have the famous Adventure Center lunch spread. The spread
includes gourmet make your own deli style sandwiches, fresh cut fruits and
veggies, potato salad, large variety of refreshments, and a huge cookie
to top it all of. After lunch you have a variety of options to choose on the
second half of the day. The first option is rafting the half-day section all
over again. The second & third options are continuing downstream
through the calmer class 2 section on inflatable kayaks or continuing rafting
through the lower section. The inflatable kayaks are excellent on this
section your guide will quickly teach you the basics and under his watch the
entire float. The kayaks are optional for those of you who get tired of kayaking
or want to soak up the sun you can always climb aboard the raft. With all
of these options availble you are sure to have the trip you desire. The
full day trip returns at 4 P.M so you can still catch an evenings play or
dine at one of the many fine locations in the plaza.
Meeting place: All
Adventure Center trips depart from our convenient location , which
is located downtown on the plaza in Ashland. Transportation will be
provided to and from your Hotel, Bed and Breakfast or other lodging
Meeting & Return
times: 1/2 Day trips depart at 9:30 A.M
and return by 2:00 P.M and the afternoon 1/2 day trip that depart
at 1:30 P.M.
and returns by 5:45 P.M. For day trips , departure time is 8 am and
return time is 5:30 pm. All Day rogue river whitewater trips depart
at 9:30 A.M and return by 4 P.M. The return time is flexible on the All
Day trip !
If needed, you can come back early; or, you can return an
hour later in case you are having too much fun to come back on schedule.
River rating and age limit: The river rating consists
of class 2-4+ (minimum age 5 years old, Both the Half, adn Full day
trips are an excellent choice
for first time rafters as well as families looking for excitement).
Meals: Our half-day
trips come with pastries, fruit and refreshments on the 9:30 departure.
The 1:30 departure includes chips with guacamole and salsa and all
the refreshment syou can drink. The All day trip includes a continental breakfast and a gourmet deli style lunch, including;
cold cuts, salad, fruits, veggies, chips and salsa, refreshments, and
a huge cookie. There are also options for vegetarians and special
requests at no extra cost.
Equipment: All Adventure
Center equipment is top of the line and is provided for your comfort.
Equipment includes great tents, professionally laundered sleeping
bags, comfortable air mattresses for placement under your sleeping
bag, and waterproof bags & containers for your possessions.
We also provide wet suits, splash tops, and neoprene booties for
early or late season trips. All of our rafts and boats are the best
of quality, with excellent maintenance that keeps them in top shape.
Guides & Staff: Anyone
who has taken an Adventure Center Trip can tell you that our entire
staff, from van drivers to guides, is the best in the industry. Unlike
other companies, the Adventure Center has almost no employee turnover.
You will see the same charismatic professionals year after year. This
allows us to run all our rivers with returning professionals and it
assures that all of the procedures are run smoothly. We have
a guide named Jerry who has navigated these same rivers for 25 years;
that's the experience that other companies talk of, but we let our
faculty stand as the truth! All guides are swift water certified,
C.P.R and First Aid certified, and undergo an intensive week long
guide camp on the powerful Class 5 Cal-Salmon and Scott rivers. Our
excellent employees are the reason we have repeat customers or, as
we like to call them, friends who return year after year.
1/2 & Full Day Whitewater
(16 & under)
AAA, Family, Corporate and Group
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