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Whitewater Express Package

Whitewater Express Package

Overview

The Whitewater Express package is ideal for families looking for a quick getaway at an economical price. As soon as you arrive at Lake Moxie Camps our guides will get you settled and outfitted for an afternoon of funyaking on the Lower Kennebec River. When you return relax around Lake Moxie, go fishing, or take a paddle on Lake Moxie in one of our kayaks or canoes.  An evening drive is almost a guarantee that you will see a Maine Moose. The following day after breakfast it is off with our professional Maine river guides for a full day of whitewater rafting on the class III-IV rapids of the Kennebec River. Two thirds of the way down the river we pull of too the side for a riverside barbecue.  This riverside meal cooked over and open fire includes: steak or chicken, Moxie baked beans, pasta salad, and desert.  The guides put on a campfire cooking clinic fit for the food network.  The Kennebec River is one of the most exciting whitewater rafting trips in Maine.

The Whitewater Express Package includes: 1 night platform tent, 1/2 day funyak trip, full day raft trip, free canoe and kayak rentals,  breakfast, river lunch, guides, shuttles and all river and safety equipment.

Itinerary

Day 1
1:00 - Check-in Lake Moxie Camps on Lake Moxie for an afternoon funyaking trip.
Day 2
8:30  Breakfast in lodge.
9:30 - Check-in for the Kennebec River trip
10:30 - 3:30 Whitewater rafting on the Kennebec River
4:30 -  done for the day !

Location

Trips start at 1:00 sharp at the Moxie Outdoor Adventure & Lake Moxie Camps, Kennebec and Dead River Base
38 Troutdale Road The Forks, Maine 04985
Lost or Late call 207-663-2105

From Points South:
I-95 North to Exit 133 in Fairfield, Maine. Follow Rte 201 North 65 miles to The Forks. Pass through Skowhegan and then Bingham (23 miles to The Forks). Once you reach The Forks look for our signs. The first one you will see is our office sign continue past for seven miles you will see our blue sign and the bridge crossing the Kennebec River. Take the right BEFORE THE BRIDGE turn onto the Moxie Road. DO NOT CROSS THE BRIDGE follow the Moxie road for 5 miles it will end at Lake Moxie look for the second blue sign. Turn right onto the dirt road go 2/10ths of a mile we you will see us on the left.

Travel time from Boston: 4.5 hours
Travel time from Worcester: 5 hours
Travel time from Providence: 6 hours
Travel time from Hartford: 6.5 hours
Travel time from Portsmouth: 3.75 hours
Travel time from New York: 8 hours
From Points North:

Take I-95 south to Exit 157 in Newport. Take Rte 2 West to Skowhegan. In Skowhegan take Rte 201 North. Pass through Skowhegan and then Bingham (23 miles to The Forks). Once you reach The Forks look for our signs. The first one you will see is our office sign continue past for seven miles you will see our blue sign and the bridge crossing the Kennebec River. Take the right turn BEFORE THE BRIDGE onto the Moxie Road. DO NOT CROSS THE BRIDGE follow the Moxie Outdoor Adventures road for 5 miles it will end at Lake Moxie look for the second blue sign. turn right onto the dirt road go .2 miles we you will see us on the left.

Travel time from Bar Harbor: 3 hours
Travel time from Bangor: 2 hours
Travel time from Calais: 4 hours
Travel time from Houlton: 3 hours

Questions

Meals: We offer family style meals in our lodge. Meals include chicken,hamburgers, hot dog barbecues and a buffet breakfast. Reservations are required. 

What to Bring

This is important for your enjoyment on your family Whitewater Express Trip

You will need to bring sleeping bags, linens, and towels if you are staying in our platform tents or Maine Camps.


Start with a bathing suit and add on: fleece, wool or synthetic top, socks, (NO COTTON, it gets wet and it gets cold) a wind breaker or paddling jacket, hat and shoes that will stay on such as sneakers, secure sandals.


Bring sunscreen, sun hat,you will be on the river for several hours.


Your trip includes lunch,: let us if you have any special needs or allergies.


Guides have a dry bag if you need special medication or food with you.


If you wear wear glasses something to hold them on. We sell eye glass straps.


Wet suits are available for rent the morning of your trip: $20 full wetsuit, including booties, $8 Paddle Jacket.
You will get wet!


We will provide you with guides, paddles, type V life jackets, helmets,


We use state of the art self bailing rafts


After a safety talk, we shuttle by bus to the river.


An average river trip is 3 to 4 hours on the river. Some longer some shorter.


Photographers or Videographers will be available along the river to catch your most exciting moments.


After your trip your guides will conduct a slide or video show and you can order prints and videos at that time.
All participants are required to sigh a liability release form.

Trip Details

Family Rafting Trips
Trip Length: 2 Days
Difficulty: 4
Minimum Age: 10 yrs

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Price: $139 - $149

 

Rafting, Funyaking, Canoeing, lake front cabin tent,
breakfast, lunch cabin upgrades available