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Phoenix & Scottsdale: Lower Salt River Kayaking Tour

Product ID: 243827
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Spend a relaxing morning paddling along lush green riverbanks and towering red cliffs. Keep alert for sightings of wild horses and bald eagles, and take advantage of all the river has to offer. This is a very mild float, there are no rapids.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting times 8:00 AM, 1:00 PM
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  • Kayak through a desert oasis at the Lower Salt River in the Sonoran Desert
  • Experience a guided tour and marvel at the natural beauty around you
  • Cool off with a dip in the water, swimmable all year round
  • Look for sights like wild horses, bald eagles, and more wildlife
  • Enjoy an adventure that's a great workout for all skill levels
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Experience the adventure of a lifetime in a desert oasis as you take a guided kayak tour through Salt River. This lush stretch of water is only a short drive from Phoenix. Spend your morning paddling along green riverbanks, and marvel at towering red cliffs. Don't forget to look for wild horses, bald eagles, and other desert wildlife along the way.

Avoid crowds and take advantage of all the natural beauty the river has to offer. Enjoy a swim in the cool waters, and see the desert as you've never seen it before. This unique experience is perfect for all skill levels, and for groups, individuals, and families.
  • Professional safety-certified river guide
  • Bottled water & snacks
  • Inflatable double kayak, paddles PFD (life jacket), dry bags
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • National Forest entry fees
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

On the day of your tour, you will meet at the office in North Scottsdale a few minutes before your scheduled departure: 17465 N 93rd St. Scottsdale, AZ 85255.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Change of clothes
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • Sandals or flip flops
Know before you go
• You can expect to be with another group on your tour unless you have booked a private tour
• Advance reservations are required and can only be confirmed with receipt of guest contact information and a valid credit card. Final payment is due in advance of the tour. Guide gratuities are optional, but are appreciated
• There is no charge for cancellations made more than 48 hours before departure time. Cancellations made less than 48 hours from departure time will be charged in full
• Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a change of clothes

From US$ 145 per person