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Address: 7360 E Acoma Dr, Ste 4, Scottsdale, AZ 85260-3118 (Formerly Wilderness Aware Rafting Salt River)
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+1 800-462-7238
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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World class whitewater rafting on the Upper Salt River! This is not a...

World class whitewater rafting on the Upper Salt River! This is not a tubing trip on the Lower Salt River. Half, full, and overnight rafting trips of up to 5 days through the Salt River Wilderness. Offering comfortable changing facilities on the edge of this remote wilderness area. Lunches include delicious chicken and beef fajitas.Experienced and fun loving guides make rafting here a great experience for almost anyone.

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US$144.90*
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Full-day Salt River Whitewater Rafting Trip
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US$117.65*
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Half-day Salt River Whitewater Rafting

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Fun Family Day on the 1/2 Day Salt River Trip

This was a great adventure for our family while we were visiting relatives in Mesa, AZ. Our family of 5 including 3 children (age 8, 10, 13) had a lot of fun on our first ever... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Family52002
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Bartelso, Illinois
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Bartelso, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great adventure for our family while we were visiting relatives in Mesa, AZ. Our family of 5 including 3 children (age 8, 10, 13) had a lot of fun on our first ever White Water Rafting. Our tour guide Justin lived up to his previous awesome reviews and made our day not only fun but also educational.... More 

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Mesa, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience - something everyone should do at least once in their lives. Our guide, Liz, was the best. She was very positive and encouraged us that we could do this. The bus ride was fun back to the starting point. Loved the male guides sense of humor.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our Guide Justin was awesome! Very friendly, funny & knowledgeable. The scenery was amazing & rapids where exciting. Well worth the drive & $$. All if was want to do it again!

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Scottsdale
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great time. Guide Mike was outstanding and really added to the fun. good equipment, well organized and very experienced . thanks. Want to come back and do the full day next time.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a quick trip down to Phoenix and rafting has always been on our bucket list! We had the time of our lives and cant stop talking about it!! It was definitely worth the 2 1/2 hour drive. Being it was our first time doing this we were all a little nervous. The guides were very welcoming and nice... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the full-day trip during a trip to Phoenix for Spring Break. It was about a two-hour drive from our hotel in Tempe, but it was well worth it. March is the best time due to snow melt, and the guides told us this year is the best rafting conditions they have seen in several years. The guides were... More 

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Peoria, Arizona
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would highly recommend rafting with AZ Rafting by Wilderness Aware. I've gone two years in a row with a group of women and we had a blast both times. The guides are knowledgeable and I would say seasoned in their craft. They know this river and are excellent at what they do. I think it speaks volumes to see... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I did a birthday trip for her down the Salt River. We waited two years to book this as this is the first year there was enough water to raft. What an awesome trip! The rapids were fun, the scenery was great, and we got the front of the raft - lot's of white water, splashed, and... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular views and excellent guides. They provided everything. Water flow is great right now, lots of fun!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time. Guides were extremely knowledgeable, informative and very fun. Well organized company. Lunch was very good.

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