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Tahoe Whitewater Tours

10015 Palisades Dr, Truckee, CA 96161-1970
+1 530-587-5777
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Amazing time!

We did a 1/2 day trip that had level II & level III rapids. It was perfect for a family with... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2017
Laura S
Great Whitewater Tour

I start this by stating that we have never done whitewater rafting before. So I do not have a... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
Rockland, Massachusetts
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Tahoe Whitewater Tours is a family owned and operated company. Our goal to provide you with the most memorable river experience possible. Work with our team to experience a whitewater rafting, kayaking, or tubing the thrill of a lifetime.
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10015 Palisades Dr, Truckee, CA 96161-1970
10015 Palisades Dr, Truckee, CA 96161-1970
+1 530-587-5777

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Reviewed August 19, 2017

We did a 1/2 day trip that had level II & level III rapids. It was perfect for a family with younger kids that like adventure! Our tour guide, Booker, was wonderful. All the guides were great and you felt that they really wanted everyone...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

I start this by stating that we have never done whitewater rafting before. So I do not have a large scale basis to compare. However, we have done plenty of similar activities over the years. This group was top notch. It is a very small...More

Thank Mikejohn123
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience. Very well organised , with a thorough safety briefing. Tim our raft guide was excellent making allowance for our 12 and 9 year old, and guiding us safely through the rapids while making it feel exhilarating. A great half day on the river.

1  Thank James T
Reviewed August 15, 2017

We had a fantastic day in the company of Tahoe Whitewater Tours team and would do this again without hesitation. The experience is a perfect intro to whitewater rafting on a river that starts off really gentle and progresses to a moderately challenging run at...More

Thank KJH999
Reviewed August 8, 2017

My family and I decided to go with Tahoe Whitewater Tours for our first whitewater rafting experience. We had a group of 26 and broke up into groups of 4 and 5 for a total of 6 rafts. Our group went on the class 3...More

1  Thank Henry T
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Took my 2 teens on the Boca to Floriston run. Our guide was Adam. He gave good instructions on how to obey his commands to keep us from capsizing. In the quiet sections he answered our questions and gave us great insight as to the...More

Thank wscallah
Reviewed July 31, 2017

We did the Carson River full day tour. Lot of snow melt so the river was really moving. Lots of whitewater adventure. The guides were spot on. The head guide was masterful at handling the raft and monitoring the other rafts in our group. Great...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Amanda was our guide, and she did an awesome job. I fell in and she had me back in the boat quickly and kept it cool and in control. And I'm a big girl. Very knowledgeable about the area and very kind. However, she was...More

Thank Stefiny
Reviewed July 25, 2017

We booked a half-day Truckee river tour, and we were not disappointed. We had a large group with 4 different boat guides, but Timmy was the overall director and he was very entertaining. He kept us laughing while monitoring the group for safety and keeping...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed July 20, 2017

My husband, my 78 year old dad, and I did the South Fork of the American River - Gorge Run with these folks. My husband and dad were new to rafting, and this trip was a really good combination of mellow water where we could...More

Thank Vikingraven
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Response from Lillian D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We took our 10 year old granddaughter.