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Salt River Tubing

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Address: Power Road, Mesa, AZ
Phone Number: +1 480-984-3305
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Slow morning, sun-baked, great way to cool off.

I enjoy the salt river during the week when I can hear the birds and enjoy my conversations with my friends. The weekends are more for a party crowd. Loud music, lots of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 19, 2016
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Mesa, Arizona
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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The secret to tubing is have 2 vehicles. Park on at the Salt River Tubing office parking lot. Take the 2nd vehicle on up the river to a starting place you would like (several along the river with parking lots)..Go early in the morning (6:00am),,the river is vacant so it's quiet & peaceful..you will see wildlife doing it this way..especially... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tubing down the Salt River is a must when visiting Arizona. You can rent the tubes and tie them together to go down the lazy river. Great time for adults and children as well. The sightseeing is Amazing!!! Surrounded by beautiful mountains the scenery is unforgettable.

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Thank Laura H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been tubing the Salt most of my life. It is a regular activity when you grow up here. As I got older I was finding I don't enjoy it anymore. You get on a bus with your innertube to the top of the river. You hope you don't have a tube that has a hole in it. You bring... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

love tubing the river.we go at least once a week.best time u can have for 10 bucks (taco bell coupon).pack a lunch and lots of h20.dont forget sunscreen and an old sheet to tie over tube.

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Mesa, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

I enjoy the salt river during the week when I can hear the birds and enjoy my conversations with my friends. The weekends are more for a party crowd. Loud music, lots of drinking, not a family atmosphere. Even with tons of sunscreen, I still came back red. Keep that sunscreen handy and lots of water to drink. Bottom got... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

With the water temperatures in the high 80s or 90s this is a fun place to go tubing. The Salt River is very popular. Desert views are beautiful. It can be very popular. Do it with friends. Bring lots of water.

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Whitecourt, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved tubing down the salt river! A nice way to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery and the wildlife. We saw a few different kinds of birds, some Blue Herons & Wild Horses! Just remember to bring lots of water to keep hydrated & SUNSCREEN!!!

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Mesa, Arizona
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

My first time was pleasurable drifting down river seeing wild horses roam, hot sun, cold "can" of beer, but second time only one exit for shuttle was open & it was opposite side of the river. There is a quick response time with no warning;unfortunately, I was caught in riptide and almost drowned. The worst of it nobody on shore... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

This a great summer activity in the Mesa Az area. Been going for years. One thing I will say is that you might want to leave the kids because there are a lot of people drinking and partying. But still great fun!

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Joined the Mardi Gra celebration on the water. Some, were throughing marshmellows and beads. So many, good-spirited people, floated together on the river. If your up for adventure, this is the experience for you. We took the bus up to the top, and tubed down to (Exit #4). Meditatative for the soul, and great fun. Will return!

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