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A wonderful excursion that can't be beat! The trip out to the river ran like clockwork. Can use some improvement on the flow of the return trip. A longer than anticipated wait... read more

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As a Mesa resident we have been tubing down the Salt River for a number of years. Twelve of the family went and we rented the tubes and bus ride to and back from the river. We did tie our tubes together and float the river for about 3 hours, getting off at bus stop 4. We all had a... More 

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2 Thank SueCurtisEvans
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99 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been down the river twice both with a small group (about 4 people) and had a blast every time. We went when there were a decent amount of people but it was overbearing. I mean it's a river but I never saw anything gross in the water and the flow and depth were strong. If you do the... More 

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1 Thank dairyberrys
Las Vegas
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A wonderful excursion that can't be beat! The trip out to the river ran like clockwork. Can use some improvement on the flow of the return trip. A longer than anticipated wait which seemed unnecessary, given the # of buses they have available. Can't wait to return.

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Auburn, Indiana
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 2 1/2 hr float trip. Great and friendly staff, crystal clear water, tubes available with tubs for coolers. Great fun activity for a great day in the Arizona sunshine.

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Thank Scott B
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Attended twice. Awesome if you want to float down the river on a tube. You can rent a tube or bring your own. Lots of public drinking. If you are ok with that this is for you. Two distance options I went on four hour float both times. Arizona sun is amazing on its own bring sunscreen and a hat... More 

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1 Thank Gzr938
Gilbert, Arizona
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176 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This "experience" seems like a good idea, floating on an inner tube down a cool river. Well, after reading several stories of people getting drunk and peeing and pooing in the river, and several getting diseases, and it being closed down, I thought it best not to bother going.

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Thank Tom S
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41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This can be fun but you dont want to go when the dam is releasing anything under 1000 cubic feet per second. At less than 1000 cfs the chance of tailbone contact with rocks is too likely. Check at USGS 09502000 SALT RIVER BLW STEWART MOUNTAIN DAM, AZ.

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1 Thank StopCallingMe S
Surprise, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Man, there is no place more both relaxing and exhilarating at the same time than a lazy afternoon tube float down the Salt River. Vast blue skies overhead, cool, soothing water refreshing your body from the warming, dry Arizona air...and unmatched mountainous views to round-out this favorite local excursion getaway! Let all of your problems and stresses ebb away as... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We all enjoyed this and can't wait to go back. The water is cold even in the summer but the sun is scorching even with sunscreen and shirts. We did see a snake in the river and lots of drunk stoners but didn't mind. The scenery was absolutely breathtaking!

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Thank TTKY
Gilbert, Arizona
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

I took my daughter and a group of her friends during the week to tube. It was relatively quiet (Wednesday in July) but the girls had a blast! We revisited on the weekend and there were many more people but just as enjoyable. Everyone tubing is ready to have a great time, get some sun and enjoy!

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