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Truckee River Raft Company

Open today: 08:30 - 15:00
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Relaxing, fun, gorgeous scenery, well organized!

Highly recommend if you’re in town during the summer. We booked a trip on Labor Day (last day of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JK328
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Orlando, Florida
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Leisurely Day on the river

I had a great day on the Truckee river. this was due to good service throughout the process of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
joanegirl
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Pleasanton, California
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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...more
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 15:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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185 River Rd, Tahoe City, CA 96145-1716
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+1 530-583-0123
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend if you’re in town during the summer. We booked a trip on Labor Day (last day of the season) and had a great time. We followed the advice on the website and parked at the end of the run. Ample parking and very...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great day on the Truckee river. this was due to good service throughout the process of getting to the river, down the river and off the tube at the end.

Thank joanegirl
Antionette R, Guest Relations Manager at Truckee River Raft Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you. We are so pleased that you had a wonderful adventure and shared it with us!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've lived in the Bay Area for 25 years and I've been to Tahoe at least once every year. Until this weekend I'd only seen the rafters from the adjacent highway. My 5 friends and I set off on our river adventure at 11am and...More

Thank Chris C
Toni R, Guest Relations Manager at Truckee River Raft Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! Thanks! I always feel as though the view of the forest and river is very special from the water and as many times as I have seen it, it is still a delight. So glad you were able to share that experience with us!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sure you go to the right company! This company was BEHIND the first company, so make sure to go to THIS one. We thoroughly enjoyed our float down the Truckee River, and this company made sure of it! We lasted 4 hours down the...More

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Antionette R, Guest Relations Manager at Truckee River Raft Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks, Jessica! We are so glad you enjoyed your trip down the river! Yes, there are two rafting companies and we pride ourselves on offering the best adventure at the best cost! Come back and see us again sometime!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this river trip! After a morning of mountain biking, we wanted a relaxing afternoon with some beautiful scenery. This was it! Absolutely gorgeous. Most of the river was very calm, we paddled just to stay going the right direction. At the very end, there...More

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Toni R, Guest Relations Manager at Truckee River Raft Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks! You described the float perfectly...relaxing, beautiful and fun! We always like to hear that the staff was friendly and helpful. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yesterday, 7 of us, ages 3.5 to 71, spent the day on the river to celebrate our daughter's birthday. Every aspect, from booking on line, to shuttle bus to start, and a thorough and easy to understand orientation, went really well! It was fun, beautiful,...More

Thank suedan8
Toni R, Guest Relations Manager at Truckee River Raft Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks!! We are so pleased that you had a memorable birthday float! Everyone at Truckee River Raft CO does their best to make sure you are safe, comfortable and have a wonderful outing. It makes our day when we hear we have been successful! Can't...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a wonderful 2.5 hour lazy river raft trip this weekend. TRR Co. has good rafts but we especially like their well oiled process and their really nice employees. We easily made a reservation online. Since we live in Truckee we wanted to avoid...More

Thank Chafffamilytravels
Toni R, Guest Relations Manager at Truckee River Raft Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you! Your review hits on all the aspects of our raft trips that we do our best to deliver: courtesy, comfort, safety and family fun! We love to hear that our efforts are appreciated. Thanks again, and come back and see us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our rafting experience was great! Nice and relaxing ride. Well mostly, got hung up on a couple rocks!!! Beautiful scenery. Company very accommodating and friendly. We had lots of fun. Only downfall, sunburned back!

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Toni R, Guest Relations Manager at Truckee River Raft Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! Glad you had a good trip and that our staff was warm and friendly! we do our best to make sure everyone has a wonderful adventure!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good organisation for drop offs and pick-ups, equipment in good condition, and for a family of 4 (2 x adults, 11yr old and 13 yr old) good value for a lazy afternoon adventure.

Thank Wendy P
Toni R, Guest Relations Manager at Truckee River Raft Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We are glad you had a good time. How could we have made it better?

Reviewed 21 August 2018

We rafted with the Truckee River Raft Company on August 16, 2018 and loved the experience! We were part of a group from the Bay Area with around 20 dogs - mostly German Shepherds - and the scene on the river was awesome with dogs...More

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Toni R, Guest Relations Manager at Truckee River Raft Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We look forward to your raft trip every year! We are so pleased that you had a great experience! Can't wait until next time. Thank you.

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Kkbbwhite
22 July 2018|
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Response from Antionette R | Property representative |
No weighty limit. You can check water temperature and flow at USGS. Currently mid seventies.
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Courtney D
23 April 2018|
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Response from Antionette R | Property representative |
These are unguided raft trips. You are never in a raft with anyone who is not is your party.
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550mimia
23 April 2018|
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Response from Antionette R | Property representative |
Launches daily 8:30 to 3. Last shuttle at 6pm.
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