A Day of Fun... A Lifetime of Memories


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Hudson River (Adirondacks, NY) - Black River (1,000 Islands, NY)

Whitewater Rafting Trips - From Family Fun to High Adventure


Rafting Adventures will resume June 26!

COVID Policies to protect the health of our guests and employees:

 We will resume rafting on June 26. For the safety of our guests and staff we have instituted some major changes.

• This summer we will only take reservations for a private raft.

•  Along with other procedures, this will help keep your group socially distanced from others, while outside at our base and on the river.

We have instituted a set of health and safety protocols  Click here for more plan details

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Make Your Raft Trip Part of a Vacation

Our Hudson River base is located at our Adirondack Adventure Center.

 •  Aerial Adventure Ropes Course

 •  Canoe rentals

 Forested paintball

 •  Adirondack Mountains

In the Gore Mountain Region, close to Lake George, Lake Placid, Schroon Lake, Indian Lake, and Old Forge.

Black River rafting Base is in

The Thousand Islands Eastern Lake Ontario region.

 •  Accommodations ranging from camping to luxury resorts

 •  Alexandria Bay and Clayton in the 1000 Islands

 •  Sackets Harbor and Henderson Harbor on the Eastern Shore of lake Ontario 

 •  an hour and twenty minutes from Old Forge

 •  Accommodations ranging from camping to luxury resorts

 islands smaller scaled

Large Riverside base, allows groups to distance.

No Bus ride necessary after trip!

10% Discount on Aerial Ropes and Zip when combined with a raft adventure

Rafting season is scheduled to begin June 27

Earn a Free Trip: Organize a group of eight or more and you earn a trip.

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ARO is the highest rated rafting company in two categories of the "'Adirondacks Best of 2020."

Guest Reviews

  • My very first rafting experience
    and it was beyond anything I could have asked for!! We were lucky to have great weather and warm waters…
  • Black River Riot
    My husband and I were visiting the Thousand Islands for a quick getaway. I wanted to do something exciting and…
  • Professionals
    We had such a great time. I felt so safe as this was our first rafting trip. The staff are…

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