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Truckee River
Whitewater Rafting

Truckee, CA

Item #: WAT-TAH-0003
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Experience the thrill of whitewater rafting as you navigate your way down the Truckee River with this rafting trip near Lake Tahoe!

  • Tour provider has been guiding California whitewater rafting trips since 1978
  • All rafting guides are both highly trained and knowledgeable professionals
  • Each trip includes a complete safety and paddle briefing, refreshments, and all necessary equipment
  • A great trip for paddlers of all levels!
Truckee, CA
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Daily - 9:00AM & 1:00PM
*Subject to fluctuating water levels


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    Essential Information
    • All necessary rafting equipment, refreshments, and transportation back to your vehicle at the meeting location will be provided
    • The minimum age for this rafting trip is 7 years, but may be restricted to 10 years and older during higher flows
    This experience will last approximately 3.5 hours
    Experience Provider Info
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    Maximum Participants
    There is a limit of 6 people per raft plus the guide.
    This experience is only for those scheduled on the rafting adventure.
    Weather Dependent
    This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
    What To Wear
    Expect to get wet! Swimsuits and closed-toe shoes are recommended. Wetsuits and paddle jackets may be rented at time of check-in.
    Are there any weight restrictions?

    There are no specific weight restrictions, but all participants must be able to fit into a life jacket with all buckles fastened. Regular jackets fit a torso of up to 52 inches. There are a limited number of jackets fitting a 56-inch torso, but these must be requested in advance.

    Will we be rafting with other parties?

    The Truckee River trips can accommodate up to 6 participants per raft (though that number may vary due to water levels). If your party is large enough to fill out a raft, you will not be split up. However, smaller groups may be combined at the discretion of your trip leader.

    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days.  All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.

    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

    Cancellation Policy

    Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 30 days prior to the experience for a $50 per person cancellation fee. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel or reschedule at least 30 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

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