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Whitewater Rafting Guide To River Trips

Rio Amacuzac

Location: Morelo, Mexico

The Amacuzac River flows through Mexico’s Morelo state, the second smallest state in the Mexican Republic. Its capital city, Cuernavaca, is dubbed “The City of Eternal Spring” by poets and visitors because of its glorious weather and lush flower gardens. River rafting trips on the Amacuzac River are convenient to Mexico City, which is only a few hours away.

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Level of Difficulty: Class III-IV / Beginner – Intermediate

One-day river trips on the Lower Amacuzac are jam-packed with exciting class III and class IV rapids, making this a true whitewater adventure. Athletic first-time rafters and experienced paddlers will enjoy the thrills on this heart-pounding run. The Higher Amacuzac is a gentle one-day float trip, so it is perfect for families with young children or groups that are looking for a mellow day on the river.

Scenery and Wildlife

The Amacuzac River canyon offers whitewater rafters ample glimpses of the region’s wildlife—otter, raccoons, eagles and hawks are all common.

Season: Year-round

River trips on the Amacuzac are offered all year.