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Fun time, friendly staff, bring lots and lots of sunscreen

The staff is calm and collected in the busiest times. The rafts are nice and we had a great trip... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
NextstopNewZealand
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Pennsylvania
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Be ready for some relaxed fun!

Never before have I just chosen to drift down any river (albeit with light paddling) but this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cutr2000
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sacramento
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Self-guided family rafting trips down the Truckee River from Tahoe City to River Ranch. Look for the yellow paddles!
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55 w. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145-1716
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+1 530-583-1111
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The staff is calm and collected in the busiest times. The rafts are nice and we had a great trip. There is an option to park at the start or the end and take the shuttle that meets your needs. Do not skimp on the...More

Thank NextstopNewZealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never before have I just chosen to drift down any river (albeit with light paddling) but this company runs a slick operation allowing you to do just that - along the way, lessons are learned encouraging cooperation when paddling! We were luck to spot an...More

Thank cutr2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our day with Truckee River Rafting!! Wonderful customer service from everyone: parking attendants, check-in desk, raft assignment helpers and those helping us at the end of the float. Prompt and polite bus service. Very efficient operation. Wear water shoes, not flip flops. Many places...More

Thank scottandkelli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonable cost for what you get. Relaxing easy float trip good for the most novice rafter. The “rapids” at the end are no big deal. Enjoyed the float.

Thank Carl F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Inflate your float at the gas station in Tahoe city. We used a car powered pump which worked but was a bit slow. There is a free public float launch at the 64 acres trail head at the y off of 84. Parking is limited...More

2  Thank Lyndall J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a mini vacation with my three kids aged 10 to 15. Naturally its hard to find an activity to suit everyone, this worked out great. Everyone was super excited before we started, we had packed a cooler of snacks as per the website,...More

3  Thank natterjacktoad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super busy Sunday trip with 11 of us! Company was well organized, great clean environment and we launched right off their private deck into the water. Allow 3+ hours for the float. #yellowpaddles

1  Thank Kim T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son, my granddaughter and myself had a blast. There were areas where you could park the raft and take a swim or just stay on the little island and soak up the sun. When rafting down the river, people passing by on their rafts...More

3  Thank prettilittlemamma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great way to spend a day with family and friends. Very reasonably priced at $43 per adult and $30 per child 5 and older if booked online or by phone. I suggest getting a earlier time slot because you have it until 5:30pm....More

Thank Msadrbl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Slow moving - depends on how much water is being released from Lake Tahoe.... it's a pretty mild trip and safe for kids. At the end though where you get out can be a tad hairy for making the turn in the little rapids and...More

1  Thank Dory W
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Courtney D
20 April 2018|
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Response from Paul T | Reviewed this property |
Call them on 530 583 1111 The staff are super friendly I’m sure they’ll answer your questions. Or you can book online truckeeriverrafting Highly recommended, my wife and I had an amazing time. It’s definitely worth... More
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Abigai118
21 July 2015|
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Yes, a ten year old can raft the river with Truckee River Rafting! Must be with an adult though.
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