Half a Century of Whitewater Rafting


Idaho's Main Salmon River "The Grand Canyon of the Salmon"

Idaho White Water Rafting at its Best

Salmon River Excitement

Join Action Whitewater Adventures and travel with Idaho's premier Salmon River Rafting outfitter. Enjoy food and fun with family and friends for five magical days whitewater rafting down the Grand Canyon of the Salmon River. You will enjoy 90 miles of exciting white water rapids, white sandy beaches, beautiful camps, breath-taking views, and abundant wildlife make this the fun family vacation trip you'll remember for a lifetime. Let the river's current guide you through the vast pristine wilderness of the Frank Church - River of No Return- Wilderness Area. You will return home refreshed with memories that will last forever.

Action Whitewater Adventures has 56 years of expertise to plan the rafting vacation tailored to your needs. We provide trips down the best wilderness white water in the west. Our experienced, hand picked guides are personally trained by owner Verle Duerden in first aid, water rescue, and in preparation of world class Dutch Oven meals to provide you and your family and friends with a fun filled and pampered adventure that you will want to do again.

Experience the grandeur of the Grand Canyon with 3, 4, 6 and 7 day trips.

Raft the famous rapids of the upper canyon on a 6 day trip. Pass ancient native ruins, view hidden water falls while always surrounded by the canyon's grandeur.

Experience spectacular white water of the lower canyon's shorter but exciting 3 day trip. Travel past Anasazi ruins and tenacious hanging gardens, explore a grotto, or play in a secluded pool while immersed in the awe-inspiring view of the Grand Canyon.

The Rivers:


The Main Salmon, and the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, both have unique experiences and challenges. AWA has 56 years of experience guiding people on whitewater rafting trips. We'll help you make an informed decision on which vacation of a lifetime your family will want to experience, this year.