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Arizona Rafting by Wilderness Aware

7360 E Acoma Dr, Ste 4, Scottsdale, AZ 85260-3118
+1 800-462-7238
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Half-day Salt River Whitewater Rafting
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$150.35*
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Full-day Salt River Whitewater Rafting Trip
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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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7360 E Acoma Dr, Ste 4, Scottsdale, AZ 85260-3118
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Reviewed July 2, 2017

Cold water rapids through desert canyons, literally forests of Saguaro cacti and diverse beautiful canyon formations and mountains. Did I mention awsome white water, plentiful good food and guides that make the trip fun, furious, relaxed and safe? We did the 52 mi in 2...More

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Reviewed May 14, 2017

Our guide with 40 years of experience kept us involved the whole time. The river experience is exciting and relaxing...

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Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

This was our second rafting trip so we were very excited. The drive from Phoenix (about two hours) was very easy and had great views. Our guide was very informative, safe, and great at keeping us entertained. Everything went as planned and we enjoyed ourselves....More

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Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

We did the half day trip and it was very good! The water was running fast due to the rains earlier in the month. Our guide was great and gave us some history and information as we went through some of the slower sections. We...More

1  Thank Anne3411
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Reviewed April 30, 2017

We're new to river rafting. This was our second trip. Wilderness Aware is a totally class outfit. Our first trip last summer on the Arkansas in Colorado was fun. This all-day trip on the Salt River was amazing. By luck (and some planning) we had...More

1  Thank cirasmith
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Reviewed April 24, 2017

I took my two sons (age 11 and 12) on the 4 day Upper Salt River rafting/camping trip about a month ago. We flew from Washington, DC. It was a phenomenal trip. My boys had never been camping before. They had a blast, learning to...More

3  Thank Michael_B12358
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Reviewed April 16, 2017

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...More

1  Thank Family52002
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Reviewed April 12, 2017

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...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2017 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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Reviewed April 10, 2017

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.

1  Thank Jim M
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They are worn alone. Sorry to be slow in answering. The question went to my spam folder.
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February 26, 2017|
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Our satellite/mobile office is located just off of US Hwy 60/AZ Hwy 77 at the bottom of the Salt River Canyon – 45 minutes north of Globe, about 2.5 hours east of Phoenix and 2.5 hours north of Tucson. It is easy to find us... More
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Response from Joe G | Property representative |
Our satellite/mobile office is located just off of US Hwy 60/AZ Hwy 77 at the bottom of the Salt River Canyon – 45 minutes north of Globe, about 2.5 hours east of Phoenix and 2.5 hours north of Tucson. It is easy to find us... More
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