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  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
  • star rating  I had a group of 15 of us, it was a great time as always. Too bad we ran out of adult beverages before the trip was over lol! Great... read more

    Impalaflip
    9/10/2021

    star rating  I was a first timer last month and after that first time we came back the weekend directly after because we had so much fun!!!! All the staff is super... read more

    Deandasam1234
    9/08/2021
  • star rating  We had a blast on our rafting trip. I could not have been more impressed with the customer service provided by all the staff- from beginning to end. It was... read more

    WellTravelledVal
    9/08/2021

    star rating  My favorite part was the level 2 rapids at the beginning! It was very thrilling. We enjoyed all parts of the trip. I enjoyed that the river... read more

    jessicamL6219KI
    9/03/2021
  • star rating  Great time on the water, was really fun and the employees were friendly and informative! I would recommend this trip 10/10 to anyone!

    nickp7o7
    9/02/2021

    star rating  My friends and I have been rafting with Sunshine for the past three years and we love it every single time! It's so fun and the staff are all so... read more

    deeryb023
    8/30/2021
  • star rating  We had such a great time, especially with the high flow. I've done this trip in the past when the flow was at a normal level and would highly... read more

    N6110FDmaryh
    8/30/2021

    star rating  The sunshine rafting adventure was much enjoyable the staff was pleasant and the group trip was so much fun. Our group of 40-50 people wanted to go back for... read more

    leizylr
    8/25/2021
  • star rating  The staff was so personable and professional at the same time keeping us safe and appraised of the water conditions. They worked with us by phone and in person... read more

    BackPacker46053
    8/20/2021

    star rating  We did this trip twice this summer. So much fun. We rented a double kayack. Very easy to maneuver, especially if there are only two of you. Very relaxing. The... read more

    Cindy L
    9/24/2020

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