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Half-Day Lower Salt River Rafting Tour

Scottsdale, United States

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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


If you’ve ever wanted to raft a river, but don’t know how, get out of the Phoenix heat on a beginner-friendly float. Discover a scenic desert oasis less than an hour from the city. Your guide steers the boat and provides fascinating facts about the flora and fauna of the unique Sonoran Desert. Your whole family can swim, play, or just relax together on this small group adventure.
  • Beginner-friendly class 1 river rafting is safe and fun for the whole family
  • Great opportunities for Sonoran Desert wildlife and bird watching
  • Guided raft tour with paddles, life jackets and dry bags provided
  • Morning and afternoon departure times make it easy to fit this tour into your schedule
Bottled water
Professional guide
Raft & paddles
PFD (life jacket), dry bags
Roundtrip Transportation from REI Co-op Adventure Center, Arizona
Fuel surcharge
Coffee and/or Tea
Guide gratuities are optional but appreciated.

Departure Point

REI Co-op Adventure Center Arizona, 17465 N 93rd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A minimum weight of 35 lbs is required
  • Most travelers can participate
  • If you are a solo traveler and would like to be added on to a pre-formed group for this tour, please mention this upon booking.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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What is the maximum group size during Half-Day Lower Salt River Rafting Tour?
This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

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Floating Along
, Sep 2019
During the season when the Salt River flows slowly, it was a pleasure to be with Eric and Matt for a leisurely morning on this picturesque river!
Very good
, Mar 2019
The guides were excellent, knowledgeable and very personable. The ride itself was peaceful and a lot of fun. The only problem was getting in and out of the boat. The sides of the river were extremely muddy, especially at the spot we got out. Lots of slipping and sliding trying to get on shore. I do however do understand there had been rain and a water release though.

Product code: 43052P3

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