Update

Flows will be in the “lazy river” range for the rest of summer- this is a mellow float trip good for ages 5+!

Your Knights Ferry
Rafting Adventure Awaits

Come rafting in Knights Ferry on our Stanislaus River Rafting Float Trip! Let the fun begin!

Come rafting in Knights Ferry on our Stanislaus River Rafting Float Trip!

Sunshine Rafting Adventures has been providing self-guided river rafting float trips on the Stanislaus River out of Knights Ferry, CA for over 30 years. We specialize in family oriented rafting trips that are perfect for inexperienced rafters, families, or those just looking to get away and relax on the beautiful Stanislaus River. Our affordable pricing includes a day of Knights Ferry rafting, paddles and life-jackets, a dry box for valuables, photos of your group, as well as a shuttle at the end of the trip. Located just a half hour east of Modesto, Sunshine Rafting is the closest rafting to the Bay Area and provides an ideal setting for those looking to spend a day of fun while enjoying the California sun!

Sunshine Rafting Adventures has been providing river rafting float trips on the Stanislaus River out of Knights Ferry, CA for over 30 years. We specialize in self-guided, family oriented rafting trips that are perfect for inexperienced rafters, families, or those just looking to get away and relax along the beautiful Stanislaus River. Our affordable pricing includes a day of Knights Ferry rafting, paddles and life-jackets for everyone in the group, a dry box to put valuables in, photos of your group, and a shuttle at the end of the day.

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Specials & Discounts

Have a group that wants to raft? Group pricing specials start when you have 10 people or more!

Happy Rafters

  • star rating  Love this trip. We take the family a couple times a year. We also do this trip with just adults at least once a year.

    Adventure691936
    7/28/2022

    star rating  I absolutely just love the staff of Sunshine rafting. They were very informative and welcoming to everybody. They were very organized and I loved watching them sitting on the side... read more

    K6081UDstacys
    7/28/2022
  • star rating  Sunshine Rafting Tours is exceptional!!!
    I run a licensed day care and I have been taking children and their families here for years! Ages 5 and up, we all love... read more

    diannap194
    7/28/2022

    star rating  I absolutely loved the view and we enjoyed the company of other rafters, who made the experience even greater. Highly recommend taking family and/or friends if you want a day... read more

    robertsW4078SX
    7/28/2022
  • star rating  It is always a great experience rafting with this company! Amazing staff from the speedy response of the emails to the crew on the river!

    shellywU9677CU
    7/21/2022

    star rating  I highly recommend!!!!!! Super fun!!!! Friendly Staff!!! Definitely fun when you go as couples and friends!!

    Ealcazar4
    7/13/2022
  • star rating  The experience with family and friends is unforgettable and the staff was very helpful and pleasant. Bring sunblock and enjoy your day.

    Leizyl R
    7/09/2022

    star rating  We've been going rafting with sunshine rafting for over ten years now! Always an amazingly fun time! Staff is amazing and fun. Would recommend this company for... read more

    Britober
    7/07/2022
  • star rating  I enjoyed the water levels not being to high so I was able to take my daughter. The staff was awesome i appreciated how they were posted throughout the river... read more

    Cpadilla1989
    7/06/2022

    star rating  Everyone was having a good time
    Tips for newcomers just enjoy the moment and always be positive, invite all your friends to experience this memorable event.

    A4931KBcharlesw
    7/06/2022
  • star rating  We had a great time rafting, thank you sunshine rafting for all you do to make it a great time. Great pictures too

    Niner_Empire_Fresno
    4/29/2022

    star rating  My scout troop had a fantastic time and Sunshine made it so easy for our group to register for the trip individually online. Over 20 people and no hassles. It... read more

    E5659KHjulianar
    9/15/2021

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