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Tributary Whitewater Tours

11368 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161-4500
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We did the half day Boca run in the morning with Charles "Fabio" as our guide. They started off... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2017
Jacqueline E
via mobile
Highlight of our family vacation in Lake Tahoe

We took our 4 grandchildren (ages 11- 15) to Lake Tahoe for a gorgeous outdoor vacation. The Boca... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2017
Deanna R
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Moorhead, Minnesota, United States
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Yes available in 2017!! Truckee River whitewater rafting trips just east of Truckee, CA. Closest Rafting to Lake Tahoe and Reno! This is a 1/2 day trip with 2 departures daily at 9:15am or 1:30pm. We meet at the Truckee River RV park a few miles east of Truckee off Highway 80 and will shuttle you to and from the river. The rafting trip is 7 miles of exciting Class 2-3+ rapids suitable for ages 7+ and non-swimmers. Personal Floatation Devices, helmets, paddles, rafts, and a professional river guide to help you maneuver safely down the river are all included. Cold drinks are served at the take-out and we shuttle you back to our meeting location. *** This is NOT the self guided float out of Tahoe City. This is an entirely different section of the Truckee River. ***
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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11368 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161-4500
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We did the half day Boca run in the morning with Charles "Fabio" as our guide. They started off with safety guidelines before we got in the boat and provided jackets and wet suits since it was a chilly morning. Wear water shoes or tennis...More

Thank Jacqueline E
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We took our 4 grandchildren (ages 11- 15) to Lake Tahoe for a gorgeous outdoor vacation. The Boca raft ride on the Truckee with our guide, Joe, was hands down the highlight for all 4 kids. The scenery is spectacular and the 2 & 3...More

Thank Deanna R
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

My wife and I, my son, son-in-law and 11year old granddaughter completed the Boca run on the Truckee with Jason Renno as our guide. What a great trip! We were all first time rafters. Jason took us on a great ride. Lot's of fun with...More

Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

These guys are pros: though the river trip is a 2-3 level rapids, the guides are great at describing the area, joking and encouraging fun and more fun. We had 7 yr old to me 68 yrs old group of 20. Will do it again....More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

My sister, brother-in-law, 9-year old niece and 4-year old nephew had a great time yesterday on the Lower Middle Fork American River, 1/2 day trip from Auburn. We drove the 1 hr, 15 min from Truckee and it was worth it! It was class 2...More

Thank Steve H
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Amazing white water rapids trip. Our guide "DAGAN" was excellent, very skilled and he was able to do any trick with the raft. I went with my son and his wife and my daughter and husband, and every single member had a blast. Even when...More

Thank Waldozzie
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Tributary offers a great balance between practical safety and having fun. They did all the work. Would have been a plus to have water on the boat for passengers (our guide passed his bottle around, but had we known we would have brought out water...More

Thank Markhopski
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

We like the staff. All my teenagers in the group likes the experience. We book class II/III but still not much of the action, however the river is very scenic. This company don't pick up phone, but very good in returning email and phone call...More

Thank ilovehockey2015
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

I have been on many excursions all over the world and I have to say this was one of my favorites. I'll start by saying this was my first whitewater rafting trip and my good friend booked us for the middle fork of the American...More

Thank nmd76
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

We did the full day middle fork on the American river and had Jeff as our guide. Firstly, the river is a great intermediate trip with some really fun/challenging rapids that add just enough adrenaline to make for some great stories without too much danger....More

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