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Salt River Rafting - Multi-day Trips 

SALT RIVER -- ARIZONA

Enjoy Salt River rafting at its finest!

Raft the Salt River, located 1.5 hours east of Phoenix, Arizona and 2 hours north of Tucson. From February to early June, discover exciting Salt River rafting adventures with Wilderness Aware as you enter Salt River Canyon rafting through the Apache Indian Reservation.

Enjoy fun whitewater rapids and side hikes through the Salt’s canyon to a sparkling waterfall and bask in the sun in the beautiful Sonora Desert in Arizona! Salt River rafting trips vary in length, as our multi-day trips on the Salt River take you to Granite Canyon and deeper into Salt River Canyon to Jumpoff Canyon and the Goosenecks. Experience world class Arizona rafting on the Salt with giant Saguaro cactus in bloom, Indian ruins and canyons carpeted in Sonoran desert wildflowers.

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2 Day Upper Canyon

The 2 Day Upper Canyon trip takes you through the fantastic and exhilarating full day section on day 1, and repeats the same amazing section on day 2. Delicious meals are prepared fresh by your guides, leaving you free to enjoy your evening around a toasty campfire before hitting the sack.

Trip Length: 20 miles    Minimum Age: 8
Season: March-Mid May    Intensity Level: Class III-IV

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2 Day Expedition

In just two days, the Expedition trip travels through the entire wild and breathtaking wilderness section of the Salt River. Amazing rapids, wide sandy beaches and unparalleled scenery dot this spectacular canyon. Delicious meals are prepared fresh by your guides, leaving you free to enjoy your evening hanging around the campfire before heading to bed.

Trip Length: 42 miles    Minimum Age: 10
Season: March-Mid May    Intensity Level: Class III-IV

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3 Day Wilderness

The 3 day trip takes you through the fantastic whitewater and awe-inspiring beauty of the Salt River wilderness section. Majestic Saguaro cactus, desert wildlife and sandy beaches perfect for camping are abundant in the canyon. All meals are included and prepared fresh by your guides.

Trip Length: 42 miles    Minimum Age: 10
Season: March-Mid May    Intensity Level: Class III-IV

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5 Day Wilderness

This trip is the ultimate escape. You’ll travel the entire length of the Upper Salt, starting with the fast-paced rapids that dot the full day section before floating your way into the unmatched beauty of the wilderness section. You’ll have shorter days on the rapid-strewn river, and longer afternoons at camp leaving you free to take a hike among the Saguaro cactus, play games or relax. All meals are included and prepared fresh by your guides.

Trip Length: 53 miles    Minimum Age: 10
Season: March-Mid May    Intensity Level: Class III-IV