Flow Update

Flows are projected to be a mellow, family-friendly 400CFS from August 28th through the end of our season on September 22nd.

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

  •   Had a great time river rafting with the family it was so much fun! Although we didnt take enough food and alcohol it was fun(we will definitely prepare better next... read more

    thumb leticia c
    9/19/2018

      This is our 2nd time with Sunshine Adventures. It’s always so much fun...very nice employees who are courteous and helpful. The flowers at from Knights Ferry is great...several sets of... read more

    thumb EmmafromTexas
    9/19/2018
  •   I had a blast!!! It was my first time and the staff were friendly and helpful. The water was slow and low. Had row a lot but it was a... read more

    thumb Laura Elena B
    9/13/2018

      We'd just decided to make a reservation 3 hours before Sunshine Rafting Adventure closed at 11 am, and we got a confirmation in 5 minutes by email from Andrew N,... read more

    thumb myrafting
    9/06/2018
  •   Took a trip with my Office. It was a blast. Called for a good day away from work with my coworkers!!

    thumb angelic76
    8/28/2018

      I've done this trip 4 times now, we always have a great time. We will absolutely be here again next year!! The staff is super friendly and helpful.... read more

    thumb Sandra M
    8/27/2018
  •   It’s a great way to entertain company from Europe. They have gone home and they r still talking about it. Everyone had a great time. Would do it again .

    thumb Donna B
    8/23/2018

      I've done this trip before, we always have a blast. Staff is super friendly and the trip is awesome. The river was a little slow moving so we got our... read more

    thumb Cassandra A
    8/18/2018
  •   During our visit in San Francisco was this trip a highlight. I can recommend this very much. If you wanna have a day of fun and lots of laughter,... read more

    thumb Els C
    8/15/2018

      During our visit in San Francisco was this trip a highlight. I can recommend this very much. If you wanna have a day of fun and lots of laughter,... read more

    thumb ElsC68
    8/15/2018
  •   We had a blast rafting down the river. The staff was professional and quick to get us in the water. The water in the river was a little low when... read more

    thumb George J
    8/13/2018

      We had a perfect day start to finish. The pre-booking online was easy. We got a few email reminders with excellent Communication and direction. When we got there the chicken... read more

    thumb Kelley B
    8/13/2018

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