TRIP SPECIFIC INFORMATION & LOGISTICS
Trip rates include guided oar/paddle boats, U.S. Coast Guard Approved floatation vests, waterproof bags, safety instructions, wilderness interpretation, deluxe meals, van shuttle service from the meeting place to the river and back, a donation to a river conservation group, as well as all government access fees, taxes, and Spring/Highwater and Cherry Creek Wet-Suit/Paddle Jackect rental(s).
On the Main Tuolumne, six (6) or more rafters receive 5% off the regular rates. Twelve (12) or more rafters receive Special Group Rates (10%-15% off).
On the Cherry Creek/Upper Tuolumne, four (4) or more rafters receive 5% off the regular rates. Eight (8) or more rafters receive Special Group Rates (10% off).
On the Merced, groups of six (6) or more rafters receive 5% off regular rates. Groups of twelve (12) or more rafters receive 10% off regular rates.
Please make reservations online or phone our office at 209-591-8027 to reserve space on a trip. We will hold your space for 4 days and upon receipt of your deposit, will consider it confirmed.
A deposit of $100 per person ($50 for Merced trips) is required to confirm your reservation. Full payment is due 45 days prior to the trip. We accept VISA, MasterCard, and Discover.
Upon receipt of your deposit we will send you written confirmation and information including logistics, gear list, map, meeting place and lodging. Also included will be forms for noting your dinner entree choice(s) and paddle or oar boat preference.
We gladly rent sleeping bags, pads, and tents:
Camp Kit Rental (sleeping bag and liner, self-inflating pad, tarp) – $25
Tent Rental (large, two-person dome tent) – $25
CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS
$50 per person of your payment is non-refundable. The balance will be refunded provided that written cancellation is received in our office at least 45 days prior to your trip. No refund will be made after this date unless we resell your space or you find a substitute. Occasionally we may be forced to cancel trips due to unusual weather conditions, major storms or insufficient reservations. In these cases you receive a full refund.
We recommend travel insurance and will send information and application forms upon request.
Sierra Mac River Trips has an excellent safety record and makes every effort to safeguard you and your belongings. Because any outdoor experience involves risk, you will be required to sign a liability release and assumption of risk agreement before your trip.
LICENSES & PARTNERSHIPS
Sierra Mac is privileged to be recreation service partners with: Bureau of Land Management, United States Forest Service and California Department of Parks and Recreation. We operate under special use permits on a non-discriminatory basis. Sierra Mac River Trips does not discriminate.
Friends of the River, America Outdoors, American Rivers, Tuolumne River Trust, Clavey River Preservation Coalition, Environmental Defense Fund, Planning and Conservation League and Tuolumne River Outfitters Association.
Sierra Mac River Trips prohibits discrimination in its programs on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or marital or family status. (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audio tape, etc.) should contact Marty McDonnell 209-591-8027.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service is a diverse organization committed to equal opportunity in employment and program delivery. In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Dept. of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.
To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410, or call 202-720-5964 (voice or TDD). Sierra Mac River Trips is an equal opportunity provider and employer.