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Maine's Kennebec River is Northeast Guide Service's most popular Maine whitewater rafting adventure, and one of the finest stretches of whitewater river rafting in the country. Enjoy a rollercoaster of whitewater waves, where you will laugh so hard with excitement that you can't remember the last time you were this thrilled to spend a day in the great outdoors. The Kennebec River rafting trip boasts tall, standing waves that build in the Kennebec River gorge as your Registered Maine Guide navigates the river raft through Big Mama and the Three Sisters, Whitewasher rapid and Magic Falls. The lower Kennebec River section is calm and relaxing. This is your time to wildlife watch, swim in the moving water or sun bathe on our whitewater rafts. Whether you are planning a whitewater rafting trip with your family, friends, collegues, youth group or your Maine vacation getaway, the Kennebec River whitewater rafting trip is ideal for everyone with class III-IV rapids.


The Penobscot River is one of the most challenging whitewater rafting trips in New England. Named, “waters of descending ledge,” Penobscot River rafting offers a technical whitewater rafting experience. The Penobscot River was formed by boulders blasted in the 19th century when logging was the means of transporting lumber to the mills, which makes this river ideal for whitewater rafting adventure seekers. The views of Mt. Katahdin, the largest Mountain in Maine and it's home of Baxter State Park, loom in the distance. The Penobscot River rafting trip is a forever wild whitewater rafting experience. With Northeast Guide Service swiftwater rescue trained Registered Maine Whitewater Guides at the helm of our rafts, and breathtaking scenery, wildlife, rumbling, frothy whitewater rapids, the Penobscot River is a must do rafting trip in Maine with class III-V rapids.


Maine's most remote wilderness whitewater rafting trip experience is the Dead River. 16 miles of continuous Maine rafting with non-stop whitewater, it is an exhilarating ride. The Dead River has six scheduled high water release dates that are sure to get your blood pumping. Since the Dead River only releases a few times a year for whitewater rafting, the level of whitewater released changes the rafting experience and level of excitement from raft trip to raft trip. There are multiple class III-IV rapids.


Ready to step it up a notch and challenge yourself at a more technical white water rafting experience? Canada Fall is the river for you. Canada Falls is a class V river, with steep drops and a 14 foot waterfall, The Slide. With rapids named to challenge your Registered Maine Guide's decision-making at Upper and Lower Split Decision, you are sure to get your whitewater thrill. Canada Falls is a unique whitewater rafting trip, with scheduled releases on Saturday's in July and August and we are the only Maine rafting company challenging the rapids every Saturday. We raft this river twice, so you will experience double the class V's, double the thrill and guarantee double the white water rafting Maine excitement. Saturday whitewater rafting on Canada Falls fills up fast, so give us a call to reserve your next thrill of a lifetime. Combine Canada Falls rafting with an overnight rafting Maine vacation for maximum rafting fun. Four class V rapids.


The gem of the North Maine Woods is the Seboomook section of the Penobscot River, where whitewater rafting becomes a day for playing in the bubbling whitewater rapids. Spring snowmelt means high volume Maine rafting with class III and IV rapidly flowing sections of whitewater. During the summer months, there are consistent river flows that are great for youth and families that want to experience whitewater rafting, but want a milder Maine rafting trip. We raft the Seboomook section of the Penobscot River twice for maximum whitewater fun. There are ten ledge drops that create big waves, hydraulics, and rafting features that make this white water rafting trip a splash of a good time. Our Seboomook whitewater rafting trip is the best way to experience the North Maine Woods when combined with an overnight rafting Maine vacation. Class II-IV rapids.

Call Northeast Guide Service to set up your rafting Maine adventure today! 1-888-484-3317

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