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Address: 7360 E Acoma Drive, #4, Salt River Canyon, Scottsdale, AZ 85260 (Formerly Wilderness Aware Rafting Salt River)
Phone Number: 800.462.7238
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Description: 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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AMAZING Rafting Adventure

This is a must do, it's out of the way and well worth making the drive to Salt River Canyon. Book the full day adventure, it's only a little more and includes a nice hot lunch on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is a must do, it's out of the way and well worth making the drive to Salt River Canyon. Book the full day adventure, it's only a little more and includes a nice hot lunch on the side of the river. We went on Easter and Zach and Glen were our official guides. Glen has more than 30 years... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We had a great time on the Salt River - Glen and the other River Guides were great! Wonderful personalities, very knowledgeable and they made sure we all had a good time. Scenery was impressive and we would love to do a multiple day rafting tour. I would highly recommend this tour for anyone looking for some adventure in the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was our second time rafting with Wilderness Aware. This time was equally as wonderful as our tour of the Arkansas river in Colorado. The river was low and at first I thought that was a bad thing but when we gotto the end and surfed the class 4 rapid for several minutes we were all hooting and hollering.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My wife and oldest daughter were a little apprehensive before we arrived, but from the moment we arrived, the staff made us feel very welcome! Tom, our guide was very informational and made sure we had a great time. We look for companies to do business with based on Trip Advisor customer feedback, and so glad we chose Arizona wilderness... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Just back in Chicago from a great rafting trip on Salt River with Wilderness Aware. It was their inaugural 'SPRINT' trip and led by an experienced, thoughtful guide (Glen). Ten miles of awesome-scenery both in the water (and on the bus ride back)! Looking fwd to my next visit and hopefully if time and conditions permits a multi-day trip on... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Had an awesome day rafting the Colorado River! The guide was very knowledgeable and made everyone feel like part of the team. I have a gluten allergy and to my surprise was able to eat 95% of the lunch provided. Would love to go on more than a one day trip and I will definitely be going with Wilderness Aware.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Boyscout crew 211 had 30 scout and scouters went rafting with Wilderness Aware. All with various levels of expertise and none of them had any complaints. Lunch was AWESOME. The side hike was a great way to stetch our legs and guides were absolutly the best. We plan on coming back in the near future for a three day ride.... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Was very excited to raft the Upper Salt - a notable contrast to the tame float on the Lower Salt. The trip delivered completely! Scenery was exceptional, guides were easy-going, professional and supremely knowledgeable. Their understanding of the geology of the region is only second to their rafting expertise. Several options available from single day trip to overnights, we chose... More 

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Marana, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I have done several trips with Wilderness Aware over the past two years, and I am more than pleased with my adventures!! I have been to the Buena Vista location down the Arkansas River as well as a couple of AZ trips as I reside in AZ. I have no complaints. Service is great, guides are wonderful, as is the... More 

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High Bridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Just a great day!! The guide was top notch. READ THE LITERATURE--this is not Disney--it's a bit like roughing it but you will not be disappointed...just preparing you for what to expect (port a potties; can be cold; wear some type of footwear and be prepared to paddle & participate). Went with my 14 year old son. Clean, safe, gorgeous... More 

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Address: 7360 E Acoma Drive, #4, Salt River Canyon, Scottsdale, AZ 85260 (Formerly Wilderness Aware Rafting Salt River)
Phone Number: 800.462.7238
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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