Maine Vacation Discounts on Rafting, Cabins & Camping

Maine adventure resort - Northern Outdoors

Northern Outdoors Adventure Gift Card

The perfect gift for everyone on your list (including YOU)

Give the Gift of Adventure all year long to your friends and family! Lock in any current season specials now with this convenient gift card. Our Northern Outdoors Gift Card is good for all Northern Outdoors services, activities, and store products. Give an active vacation getaway for the best gift ever. Available in increments of $25 to $1000. Perfectly thoughtful gift, any time of year!

Discount Whitewater Rafting and Lodging

Early Booking Special: Save 10% on Rafting & Lodging

Book your lodging and rafting trip 90 days out and save 10% on 2019 spring, summer & fall rates.

Book early to get 10% off of all rafting trips on the Kennebec, Penobscot and Dead Rivers for the 2019 adventure season. The Early Book special is also good for 10% off any lodging at Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort in The Forks. Must book 90 days in advance to qualify. Valid for rafting trips only at Katahdin Adventure Base Camp, not lodging.

Spring and Fall Value Season Pricing for Raft & Resort Getaways: Save up to 35%


Enjoy Value Season Pricing on all 2019 Spring and Fall rafting and lodging at Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort in The Forks.

  • Valid for May, June and September, October – Value Season rates reflect savings of up to 35% off peak summer rates for rafting trips on the Kennebec, Penobscot and Dead Rivers and for all lodging in The Forks.
  • If you like consistent white water action, BIG fun, and fewer crowds, come to Maine and Northern Outdoors in the spring and fall.
Kids Raft Half Price

Kids Raft Half Price! Summer Weekdays on the Kennebec & Penobscot Rivers

Families love coming to our friendly adventure resort in the summer! (Hint: Plan early to get your dates.)

No other adventure company offers half price kids’ rafting in Maine! We understand the importance of getting families out together for active vacations, and we make it easy for you. Kids ages under 18 raft the Kennebec and Penobscot for 1/2 price, weekdays all summer long. Minimum age for Kennebec trips is 10 years old. Minimum age for Penobscot trips is 14 years old.  These two great rivers vary in difficulty, so be sure to choose the river that is best for your family. The Kennebec River is Class III-IV, the Upper Penobscot is Class IV-IV+ white water. The Penobscot below the Cribworks is Class III white water.  We do have some alternatives for younger kids, call us or visit Family Adventures to learn more. (Valid June 3 – August 30, 2019, excluding the Turbine Test, Monday July 8th)

Maine white water rafting special - northern outdoors

Wednesday is Maine Day! 50% Off Rafting for Mainers.

Show your proof of Maine residency to get 50% off your Kennebec or Penobscot River rafting trip on any Wednesday during rafting season. Spring, summer and fall – come on out to experience Maine’s beauty and outrageously fun day long river adventures  – just add your best friends, an awesome adventure resort with pool and hot tub, and hand-crafted Kennebec River Brews. Or head up to our Katahdin Adventure Base Camp next to Baxter State Park to raft the wild Penobscot, an epic trip.

See the full Maine Day details here.    Use code: MAINAH

Discount - Military, Police, Fire, Medical, Teachers

Heroes Discount

Thank you for your service!

Active duty military, combat veterans, law enforcement, fire fighters, teachers, health care professionals and first responders… as a small token of our thanks for your service please call us to receive 20% off rafting and lodging during rafting season (May-October.) The discount is good for all Penobscot, Kennebec and Dead River rafting with the exception of Saturdays on the Kennebec from July 13th – August 17th, 2019. The discount applies to lodging year-round at our adventure resort in The Forks.

Special thanks to the Wounded Warrior Project who has joined us for many adventures.

White Water Rafting Maine Group Specials - Northern Outdoors

Group Specials


Bring 15 friends and you go rafting and skiing FREE. Share your adventure with friends, family and colleagues, and save on your vacation. Here’s how:

  • For every 15 full paying guests you organize, the 16th party member will RAFT for FREE, plus you will receive 1 lift ticket to Sugarloaf, the premier ski resort in the East, good for the upcoming winter ski season.
  • We make it easy to organize your group and give you the rewards.
  • Our exclusive partnership with Sugarloaf Mountain allows us to offer you incentives no other whitewater outfitter in Maine can match. How about FREE skiing?
  • Earn hundreds of dollars in savings as a Group Organizer with Northern Outdoors!
Discount March Snowmobile Trips

March Midweek Madness

Book one night, get one night free!

Want to ride miles and miles of scenic trails when you might see more deer than other sledders? Join us for a weekday March vacation! Book one night Sunday through Thursday, and stay the second night for free. We’ve been known to get some pretty significant snowfall in March. Gambling on good times in March is a safe bet!

Winter Cabin Discount

Early Booking Special: Save 10% on Winter Lodging

Book your lodging at least 90 days out to save 10% on winter rates.

Stay in the center of Maine’s extensive trail network for an amazing snowmobile trip. With a brewery, hot tub and gas on site, you’ll appreciate our cozy cabins and lodge at the end of a fun day of riding. Make your reservation more than 90-days prior to your date of arrival and pay a deposit of 50% of your total reservation, and you will receive 10% off of your winter stay. This discount is not available on sled rentals.

Specials not to be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion, subject to availability, and all standard booking conditions apply.