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Truckee River Raft Company

2200 River Road, Tahoe City, CA 96145
+1 530-583-0123
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Employees are the nicest and most helpful

The employees made the granddaughters 6th birthday special. What a fun, fun time whether with... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Patti B
Go early for great time on the river!

First, everyone on staff we encountered was friendly and helpful. Our 9:30 am reservation was... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
AvidTraveler48
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Walnut Creek, Ca
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Truckee River Raft Company is the original Lake Tahoe Rafting company. We are located on River Road/Highway 89 in the heart of Tahoe City, California. Our raft excursions consist of a leisurely, self-guided, five-mile float down the Truckee River. Our voyage is perfect for family and friends ages 2 and up. You’ll cruise through mellow and serene areas with picturesque mountain views and lively little rapids, punctuated here and there with perfect swimming holes and picnic spots. We happily welcome dogs and encourage you to bring lunch and drinks (but remember, NO Styrofoam or glass) or just enjoy the view! The adventure usually takes 2 to 3 hours to complete and we are the ONLY rafting concession that exits directly onto the River Ranch Patio.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“truckee river” (17 reviews)
“class rapids” (3 reviews)
“own pace” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2200 River Road, Tahoe City, CA 96145
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+1 530-583-0123
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

The employees made the granddaughters 6th birthday special. What a fun, fun time whether with friends, family or each other. Special Kadoos to Aaron and Rachel, who set the standard! Gary & Patti Boxeth

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

First, everyone on staff we encountered was friendly and helpful. Our 9:30 am reservation was perfect as it afforded more space between rafts. We could laze during the lazy river parts and navigate the faster parts without worry. The only downside was we traveled faster...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Husband and I took this fun 5 mile, 3 hour river rafting trip down the Truckee river. We did encounter a few rough spots along the way. Making it a very exiting time.

Thank howgarfish
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Great 2-3:00 excursion down the River. The staff is polite, fast, exuding a fun atmosphere. The river rafting is easy for a synchronized group or manageable for a non-synchronized one. Some of the goings on can be slightly above PG 13, but that shouldn't stop...More

1  Thank sreshy
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Everyone with this company is so friendly and helpful. They made the entire process easy. The river float is so much fun and my family does this every summer. We were there on a hot day, but the river was not over-crowded. It's a really...More

1  Thank HouseFamilyTravel
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We have been rafting with both companies on the Truckee river, and have a slight preference for this company. They have a convenient store to get water etc if needed before you start, they offer an online discount, and what we liked even more was...More

1  Thank gpm58
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Our daughter, son-in-law and 4 yr. old grandson were visiting from CO and our daughter specifically asked that we go river rafting like we did when she was a child and living in Reno. We were concerned due to high levels of water in Tahoe...More

1  Thank Bonnie M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We had a great afternoon river rafting. It was a spellbinding 3 hour float down the majestic Truckee River. The experience is mostly very relaxing interspersed with moments of high adventure on the rapids. Absolutely unforgettable. The price was not cheap but we felt it...More

1  Thank jacquiupstairs
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Got together with friends so we had 14 of us from age 7 to 50+ floating down the Truckee River. The water is calm and there are a few small rapids but the float is a great way to spend the day. We hit the...More

2  Thank shewolfe
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We rafted down the Truckee River. We had 8 people, so used two rafts. Even though it was very crowded on the river with other rafts, we had a great time!

1  Thank 1terry2015
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