Information to Plan your Maine Rafting Trip
Preparing for your Maine White Water Rafting Vacation
Our Pricing Policy
We try our hardest to offer the highest quality river experience at the lowest possible prices available.
Reservations for whitewater rafting are necessary and we suggest you make them early to receive the dates you prefer. To receive a trip quote complete our on-line trip planning form. Magic Falls accepts American Express, Visa, Mastercard and Discover.
Our Reservations Policy:
A non-refundable deposit is required at the time of reservation. The final non-refundable balance is due 1 month prior to scheduled arrival. All reservations are final. If unforeseen circumstances should arise, rescheduling will be possible if Magic Falls is notified more than 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. No refund will be granted in the case of cancellation; cancellation of an existing reservation will result in loss of funds.
Surcharge goes to the Kennebec River Road Use Fee, Dead River Road Use Fee, & Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.
Magic Falls Rafting Co. reserves the right to change the trip format, river, river sections, raft size, number of guests per raft, or trip times due to weather conditions, water levels, or other factors beyond our control. Magic Falls Rafting Co. reserves the right to reschedule or cancel without notice your trip if you miss your scheduled trip time, you show signs of being under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, you are physically unable to participate in your scheduled trip, or Magic Falls or Magic Rivers feels you are not suited to your scheduled trip.
One call on our toll-free number can take care of everything. We'll reserve your raft trip and arrange overnight accommodations and meals. You may choose the River's Inn, Dead River Lodge. Or stay with us at our Magic Rivers Campground on the shores of the beautiful Dead River.
Safety and Liability
Before your river trek begins, we give a brief safety talk. This not only is a precautionary safety measure, but lets you in on some river insights from the river guides' point of view. All guides are trained in first aid, CPR, and water rescue. Of course, Coast Guard approved life jackets and all safety equipment are provided.
Whitewater rafting is a physical sport which involves inherent risks, so we do everything possible to insure a safe trip. Because of the nature of outdoor recreational sports, we do not accept responsibility for personal safety and we are not liable for lost or damaged personal items. All rafters are required to sign a Waiver of Liability and Risk Assumption.
Magic Falls Rafting reserves the right to change the trip itinerary should water conditions create flows too high or too low.
What to Wear
For your comfort, you should bring a bathing suit, sneakers, shorts, sweater, hat, windbreaker, or quick-drying nylon clothing. No cotton please!
On the spring and fall trips we require that you wear a wetsuit while on the river. You are welcome to rent one of our suits or bring one of your own. Rental of a full suit is $15.00, a half is $8.00, and booties are $5.00. Bring wool socks.
Please don't forget to bring a change of dry clothing and footwear for your trip home!
Bring 15 other rafters and receive a free trip and a free 8 x 12 photo. (Group Leader must make reservation and payment for his/her group.) Free photo NOT available on the Fun Yak or Rock Climbing Trips.
For groups of 30-100 looking for coach transportation from the Southern Maine and Southern NH region contact VIP Tour & Charter Bus Company at 207-772-4457 or Northeast Charter & Tour Co at 888-593-6328,
"We feel like we’re visiting family when we’re there.
I’ve come back every year since 2000 (17 years) and have never rafted with anyone else. Guests I’ve brought over the years have only had good things to say about the service and experience we get from Magic Falls Rafting Co.
Some of those guests had previously rafted with other outfits and have said they’d only raft with Magic Falls again.
- Dan M.
"Had a great time! The crew is helpful and kind. Definitely going back. Very knowledgeable about the river and keep you safe."
"We had a family outing on the Kennebec, with our Guides JJ and Molly. A true experience of a lifetime, but one that will be repeated soon! From checking in and being assigned our rafting guides and a quick but thorough instruction of our "responsibilities" on the river, off to the buses and onto the Dam. Once on the river, it was a thrill of a lifetime, one made even better by our Guides, JJ and Molly (we had two rafts...) At the end of an exciting trip a wonderful barbecue awaited some hungry rafters! All the Staff of Magic Falls were exceptional and professional but most of all lots of fun which is what we went for."
- David M, Maine
"We had the best time rafting the Kennebec with Magic Falls. We took my father and 3 teenagers for a wild ride. The experience of the our guide Joe and Chris on the other raft made for a much more exciting ride than a previous trip we took with another rrafting company. True professionals, safe and highly skilled."
- Steven L