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Salt River Tubing

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Address: Power Road, Mesa, AZ
Phone Number: 480-984-3305
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Fun Afternoon in the Sun

This was a lot of fun! We were visiting with friends who are Arizona natives and knew all the tricks. They brought along lots of water, lunch and snacks and we all enjoyed our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Felt like spring break in August! Bring rope to tie your tube together, sheets to cover the tube and bring a cooler full of alcohol and munchies for 5 hours on the river. Oh don't forget water guns and marshmallows to throw at others lol. Make sure you tie your belongings to a tube or you will lose them. It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Drive to the Salt River tubing rental and bus location in Mesa, in the southwest corner of the Tonto National Forest. Take Bush Hwy. Tube rental and bus ride $17.00/person, (cash only, need driver's license). Get a cooler tube ($17.00), for drinks and snacks. NO glass allowed! Buses run every 5 -10 minutes apart. Season slows down September. DO NOT... More 

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Apache Junction, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This is so much fun ,. You get on your tube and go down the river. The river has some rappids but boy it was a blast. put a towel on the tube before you climb on because it gets hot. you can tie your other friends rafts all togeter and go down as one. Bring food & lots of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We went on a girls trip with a group that varied in age from 35 to 55, and this trip will become part of our AZ girls trip from here on out. We absolutely loved it. We lucked out on overcast skies & not too crowded. We went on a Thursday ( because from others I had heard weekend can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This was a lot of fun! We were visiting with friends who are Arizona natives and knew all the tricks. They brought along lots of water, lunch and snacks and we all enjoyed our time together progressing down the river. Alcoholic beverages are allowed as well. We had an Intex mega chill cooler tube which was perfect (they sell them... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We visited with our 3 kids, 15,14 & 12 early Monday morning. We were fortunate with a slight cloud cover & we're at the gate by 10 with only a handful of other tubers. Can't quite understand the mentality of needing two forms of photo ID to rent 6 tubes?! After a bit of a discussion only having 1 passport... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I went with my two teens. You can rent their tubes or bring your own. Also you should bring a cooler full of water (or drinks but no bottles). Make sure you bring sunscreen. If you rent a tube from them then bring an old sheet or towels to cover your black tube because it gets hot! You can do... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

It was definitely a fun time but make sure you bring a lot of water and sun block! You'll get crazy dehydrated if you don't. The ride there is great, beautiful scenery and the river is nice, we actually saw the salt river horses which was awesome! Warning the water gets a little gross but its a fun time!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We chose to arrive early in the morning on a weekday to avoid rowdy crowds. It was a fun, safe, calm float down the river. We saw wild horses several times. It was a much slower pace than we expected, but once everyone settled into it we had a good time. The kids got out to swim a few times.... More 

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Campbellsport, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

A friend and I decided to tube the salt river with Salt Water Tubing. $17 a tube includes bus transport to the starting spot. You can do a short 1-2 hr tube or go all the way, which is 3-4 hrs. Depends on the current. You have to be at least 4ft tall to go. They have tubes with a... More 

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