Maine’s Premier Whitewater Rafting
Ready for miles of big waves and thrilling rapids? Adventure Bound is located right on The Kennebec River, just a few miles from the takeout for the Kennebec and Dead River rafting trips. These two rivers over exhilarating whitewater, making rafting our most popular adventure. Our whitewater trips are known for their hospitality, professional staff, quality, and family run! Plus, our vacation packages are designed for affordable trips!
The Kennebec River winds through 12 miles of remote spectacular Maine Wilderness. Let our Registered Maine Guides share their enthusiasm and knowledge of the river as they lead you through the exciting Kennebec Gorge, making up the first 6 miles of the trip, and filled with continuous Class III-IV rapids like Rock Garden, Big Mamma, Whitewasher, and Magic Falls.
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On the six scheduled release days, Rafters start just below Grand Falls, and paddle to The Dead River’s confluence with The Kennebec River. Rafting the dead river offers more continuous whitewater than any other river in the Northeast. It is 15 miles of exciting Class II, III, and IV rapids like the Mine Field, Elephant Rock, Mile Long, and Poplar Hill Falls.
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The Kennebec river trip is a 12 mile trip. The first 6 miles are continuous exciting Class III+IV rapids. After that, enjoy a nice boat float, swim in the river, or take a turn on an inflatable kayak. We stop for a riverside
barbecue of grilled chicken and fresh summertime salads. This day starts around 8 AM with orientation and gearing up, then we bus up to the dam and hit the water around 10, we enjoy 4 or so hours on the river and expect
to be back at base around 2 for folks to change and view a slideshow of the trip photos.
Controlled dam releases guarantee a full summer of whitewater action, 7 days a week!
Our Kennebec River Rafting Trip Costs $68 Per Person
Want BIG WATER?! These four dates guarantee the maximum amount of water that the hydro facility can handle through its turbines. We call it the “Turbine Test” day:
This day also starts around 8 AM with orientation and gearing up, then bus into the Dead River, and hit the water around 10:30 after a quick snack. We enjoy 3.5 or so hours on the river, and expect to be back at base around
2:00. We prepare the barbecue lunch while paddlers can get dry and warm, then end the day with lunch a slideshow of the trip photos.
The Dead River only releases on select dates – be sure to check the dates below so you dont miss out!
Water releases on the Dead River are scheduled on only a few special dates throughout the season. Guests are advised to book early as this trip enjoys a special reputation among white water fans everywhere!
Our Dead River Rafting Trip Costs $68 Per Person
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