Cascade Raft and Kayak
Horseshoe Bend, Idaho
1-800-84-IDAHO (1-800-844-3246)
Main Payette North Fork Cabarton Lower South Fork
Cascade Raft  and Kayak  in Horseshoe Bend, Idaho.
 Highlights for Cascade Raft and Kayak :
  • Payette River
  • 4 different sections
  • Full & half day trips
  • Two levels of whitewater
  • Minimum ages of 4 Splash
  • Meet at Cascade Raft Ctr
  • Splash Class II-III rapid
  • Rush Class III-IV rapids
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Group rates M-TH only; 10+ for group rate (10% off regular rates)
Since 1985, Cascade Raft has been providing a variety of rewarding river experiences for guests on the Payette River in Idaho. Located inside the pristine Boise National Forest, the three forks of the Payette River offer a comfortable level of excitement for all, whether you want a quiet float with spectacular scenery or a day packed with raging whitewater thrills. A tradition of quality attracts guides from around the globe, and these seasoned whitewater professionals bring fun, adventure, and safety to every trip. Each of the guides possesses exceptional river skills. They are not only licensed, but they have safety and first aid training far beyond what is required by licensing agencies. Best of all, they are downright fun to be around!
Location information:

General Location: 7050 Hwy 55, about 1 hour north of Boise, 8 miles south of Banks.
Directions: Cascade Raft River Center is located about 35 miles north (from the intersection of Highway 55 and State Street) of Boise on the west side of the highway between mile markers 70 and 71.
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+ski Entertainment (1)
Call our local staff! 1-800-84-IDAHO (800-844-3246)

» Family Fun in Garden Valley | show details
available from 11/15/10-1/20/11* 2 nights in a mountain cabin (Perfect Peace) | 1/2-day rafting -Payette River | Starlight Theatre -B seats | Live performance-Open air theater | Add a 1.5 trail ride for additional fee
Promo 1542
Cabin 2 nights, 1/2 day rafting and theater for family of 4
Included in package for family of 4 package rate plus taxes and fees
Overall starting price for this promotion: $551.50*. View full details & participating companies
  • 2 nights in a mountain cabin (Perfect Peace)
  • 1/2-day rafting -Payette River
  • Starlight Theatre -B seats
  • Live performance-Open air theater
  • Add a 1.5 trail ride for additional fee
Overall Promotion dates: 5/2/2017 - 11/15/2017*
Request a quote:
arrive:
depart:
adults:
Kids:
Call 1-800-844-3246 to reserve, inquire or customize
Come to the mountains and enjoy some family time rafting on the Payette River for a family of 4 for a half-day. Afterwards, relax in your cabin and enjoy the fresh mountain air for a couple of days. While in the area experience a Broadway Musical under the stars at Starlight Mountain Theatre.

Remember, mountain air can get cool in the evening so bring jackets or a blanket. Package includes Premium "B" seats for the 2017 show! (Shows: 7 Brides for 7 Brothers; Beauty & the Beast; Guys & Dolls; Sugar) **See the calendar for specific show dates. (There is a $3 processing fee for entire order.) Theatre opens at 7:30pm, shows begin at 8:00pm, June-Sept.

This package is based on a family of 4 (kids 6-12 yrs old) with Summer rates 7/5/16-9/1/16 ADD a trailride for the family, ask about our rate for the 1.5 hr ride.
» full details & participating companies

+ski Family (1)
Call our local staff! 1-800-84-IDAHO (800-844-3246)

» Family Fun in Garden Valley | show details
available from 11/15/10-1/20/11* 2 nights in a mountain cabin (Perfect Peace) | 1/2-day rafting -Payette River | Starlight Theatre -B seats | Live performance-Open air theater | Add a 1.5 trail ride for additional fee
Promo 1542
Cabin 2 nights, 1/2 day rafting and theater for family of 4
Included in package for family of 4 package rate plus taxes and fees
Overall starting price for this promotion: $551.50*. View full details & participating companies
  • 2 nights in a mountain cabin (Perfect Peace)
  • 1/2-day rafting -Payette River
  • Starlight Theatre -B seats
  • Live performance-Open air theater
  • Add a 1.5 trail ride for additional fee
Overall Promotion dates: 5/2/2017 - 11/15/2017*
Request a quote:
arrive:
depart:
adults:
Kids:
Call 1-800-844-3246 to reserve, inquire or customize
Come to the mountains and enjoy some family time rafting on the Payette River for a family of 4 for a half-day. Afterwards, relax in your cabin and enjoy the fresh mountain air for a couple of days. While in the area experience a Broadway Musical under the stars at Starlight Mountain Theatre.

Remember, mountain air can get cool in the evening so bring jackets or a blanket. Package includes Premium "B" seats for the 2017 show! (Shows: 7 Brides for 7 Brothers; Beauty & the Beast; Guys & Dolls; Sugar) **See the calendar for specific show dates. (There is a $3 processing fee for entire order.) Theatre opens at 7:30pm, shows begin at 8:00pm, June-Sept.

This package is based on a family of 4 (kids 6-12 yrs old) with Summer rates 7/5/16-9/1/16 ADD a trailride for the family, ask about our rate for the 1.5 hr ride.
» full details & participating companies

+ski Horseback (1)
Call our local staff! 1-800-84-IDAHO (800-844-3246)

» Family Fun in Garden Valley | show details
available from 11/15/10-1/20/11* 2 nights in a mountain cabin (Perfect Peace) | 1/2-day rafting -Payette River | Starlight Theatre -B seats | Live performance-Open air theater | Add a 1.5 trail ride for additional fee
Promo 1542
Cabin 2 nights, 1/2 day rafting and theater for family of 4
Included in package for family of 4 package rate plus taxes and fees
Overall starting price for this promotion: $551.50*. View full details & participating companies
  • 2 nights in a mountain cabin (Perfect Peace)
  • 1/2-day rafting -Payette River
  • Starlight Theatre -B seats
  • Live performance-Open air theater
  • Add a 1.5 trail ride for additional fee
Overall Promotion dates: 5/2/2017 - 11/15/2017*
Request a quote:
arrive:
depart:
adults:
Kids:
Call 1-800-844-3246 to reserve, inquire or customize
Come to the mountains and enjoy some family time rafting on the Payette River for a family of 4 for a half-day. Afterwards, relax in your cabin and enjoy the fresh mountain air for a couple of days. While in the area experience a Broadway Musical under the stars at Starlight Mountain Theatre.

Remember, mountain air can get cool in the evening so bring jackets or a blanket. Package includes Premium "B" seats for the 2017 show! (Shows: 7 Brides for 7 Brothers; Beauty & the Beast; Guys & Dolls; Sugar) **See the calendar for specific show dates. (There is a $3 processing fee for entire order.) Theatre opens at 7:30pm, shows begin at 8:00pm, June-Sept.

This package is based on a family of 4 (kids 6-12 yrs old) with Summer rates 7/5/16-9/1/16 ADD a trailride for the family, ask about our rate for the 1.5 hr ride.
» full details & participating companies

+ski Rafting (1)
Call our local staff! 1-800-84-IDAHO (800-844-3246)

» Family Fun in Garden Valley | show details
available from 11/15/10-1/20/11* 2 nights in a mountain cabin (Perfect Peace) | 1/2-day rafting -Payette River | Starlight Theatre -B seats | Live performance-Open air theater | Add a 1.5 trail ride for additional fee
Promo 1542
Cabin 2 nights, 1/2 day rafting and theater for family of 4
Included in package for family of 4 package rate plus taxes and fees
Overall starting price for this promotion: $551.50*. View full details & participating companies
  • 2 nights in a mountain cabin (Perfect Peace)
  • 1/2-day rafting -Payette River
  • Starlight Theatre -B seats
  • Live performance-Open air theater
  • Add a 1.5 trail ride for additional fee
Overall Promotion dates: 5/2/2017 - 11/15/2017*
Request a quote:
arrive:
depart:
adults:
Kids:
Call 1-800-844-3246 to reserve, inquire or customize
Come to the mountains and enjoy some family time rafting on the Payette River for a family of 4 for a half-day. Afterwards, relax in your cabin and enjoy the fresh mountain air for a couple of days. While in the area experience a Broadway Musical under the stars at Starlight Mountain Theatre.

Remember, mountain air can get cool in the evening so bring jackets or a blanket. Package includes Premium "B" seats for the 2017 show! (Shows: 7 Brides for 7 Brothers; Beauty & the Beast; Guys & Dolls; Sugar) **See the calendar for specific show dates. (There is a $3 processing fee for entire order.) Theatre opens at 7:30pm, shows begin at 8:00pm, June-Sept.

This package is based on a family of 4 (kids 6-12 yrs old) with Summer rates 7/5/16-9/1/16 ADD a trailride for the family, ask about our rate for the 1.5 hr ride.
» full details & participating companies
*pp=Per person.  Rates do not include taxes or any applicable resort fees, cleaning fees or deposits unless mentioned. Subject to availability and subject to change without notice. Valid for new reservations only.  Your rate may vary depending on the number of people travelling.  Most packages can be customized. Specific Unit valid dates sometimes vary from the listed date. Starting prices are based on overall promotion low price and may not be available in your city.
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Main Payette
  Description | Pricing | Photos | Reviews
This three-hour splashy getaway is perfect for anyone - especially families, first-timers, groups, and tours. They put-in at Banks and take-out at the Cascade Raft River Center. Grab a paddle and dive into the fun as you encounter excitement around every bend. After a few miles of this relatively calm stretch of river, you'll feel like a an old pro. Try the newest whitewater thrill this summer, Hydrospeeding, on the Payette River! Hydrospeed has been called the "skeleton of whitewater" for its similarities to the ice-sliding sport, most notably the position on the board, and the turbo-charged adventure level. Participants are outfitted with a wetsuit, life jacket, helmet and fins to float the Main Payette on a plastic river board. After a brief orientation and safety information, our trained and licensed guides will lead the way down the exciting class II and III rapids where you will meet the waves face to face. If you are looking for the ultimate whitewater adventure, charge downstream headfirst with Hydrospeed!

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North Fork Cabarton
. Description | Pricing | Photos | Reviews
Spectacular scenery with glimpses of Idaho's abundant wildlife highlight this full-day trip as you glide through eleven miles of dense, remote forest. Relax in the warm water and enjoy your delicious riverside lunch as you escape the strain of everyday life. They put-in at Cabarton Bridge near Cascade and take-out at Cougar Mtn. Lodge.

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South Fork Canyon
  Description | Pricing | Photos | Reviews
Bring your spirit of adventure and be ready to get wet as you peer down a thousand feet of vertical walls to catch glimpses of the 13 mile Canyon section of the South Fork. Towering canyon walls channel the clear blue water as it plummets through one of the West's most magnificent river corridors. The combination of steep drops and awesome scenery makes this the crown jewel of continuous Class IV rapids. The portage around thundering Big Falls, a forty-foot waterfall, is sure to leave you awestruck by its majesty. A gourmet lunch will be prepared riverside by our guides.

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The Rush ( Lower South Fork)
  Description | Pricing | Photos | Reviews
Are you ready for a truly wild whitewater challenge? During this eight mile section of churning river, nonstop class III and IV rapids will plunge you into the ultimate whitewater experience. From Garden Valley to Banks, you'll conquer rapids with colorful names like Bronco Billy, Staircase, and Slalom. This three-hour trip is a definite must for the adventuresome.

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Reviews  Cascade Raft and Kayak Reviews by InIdaho.com verified guests
Please note: Guest reviews may mention certain amenities that may no longer be offered with Cascade Raft and Kayak . Please check the amenities prior to booking to confirm.

By Madan from Boise, ID on 7/12/2016
4  out of 5 
Product reviewed:  South Fork Canyon
"Wish it could be longer time on the raft. It was over too soon."
Good Value: 3  out of 3 | Met Expectations: 3  out of 3 | Do again? 3  out of 3

By Roberta from Wilmette, IL on 9/20/2014
5  out of 5 
Product reviewed:  Main Payette
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Good Value: 3  out of 3 | Met Expectations: 3  out of 3 | Do again? 3  out of 3

By Patti from Paul, Idaho on 9/4/2012
5  out of 5 
Product reviewed:  The Rush ( Lower South Fork)
"It was a fun trip! Great guide Matt! I would definately do it again. "
Good Value: 3  out of 3 | Met Expectations: 3  out of 3 | Do again? 3  out of 3

By Thea from Kirkland, WA on 7/18/2006
5  out of 5 
Product reviewed:  South Fork Canyon
"We had a wonderful time! I would recommend this trip to everyone and am eager to come back and dod it again. Our guides were Micah & Luke and I'd like to say they were extremely entertaining. They have a wonderful sense of humor and work extremely well together. Their personalities blend together beautifully and it's almost as if their banter is scripted. Please pass on to them that they made our trip very unique and emmensely enjoyable. Thanks, Thea"
Good Value: 3  out of 3 | Met Expectations: 3  out of 3 | Do again? 3  out of 3

By Mindy from Boise, ID on 8/2/2005
5  out of 5 
Product reviewed:  Main Payette
"The experience was fun and made us want to do it again!"
Good Value: 3  out of 3 | Met Expectations: 3  out of 3 | Do again? 3  out of 3

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Cancellation Policy**:(May vary with special rates, packages & online bookings) **:(May vary with special rates, packages & online bookings) Full payment required at the time of booking, deposit is fully refundable if cancelled within 10 days of scheduled trip, Full payment is required to reserve your spaces on day trips. For cancellations made ten or more days before your trip, receive a full refund. For cancellations made three to nine days before your trip, receive a 50% refund or a 100% gift card. For cancellations within 48 hours of the trip, receive a 50% gift card. This policy is applicable to each member of your party. For all trips, no-shows are non-refundable.  

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