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Riggins Idaho 1-day Rafting Trip on the Salmon River

Highlights
  • Spectacular views as you raft through the Salmon River canyon
  • No experience necessary: full instruction and all equipment provided
  • Scrumptious picnic lunch on a beach by the riverside
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Riggins Idaho 1-day Rafting Trip on the Salmon River
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Riggins Idaho 1-day Rafting Trip on the Salmon River
From USD 99.00
Overview
The Salmon River—aka the ‘River of No Return’—is one of the most popular destinations for white water rafting in Idaho. On this tour, spend a full day on the water, tackle thrilling waves and Class III rapids in a white water raft or inflatable kayak, and stop along the way to swim, relax, and tuck into a delicious lunch by the beachside.
What to Expect
Full day trip is available in rafts OR inflatable kayaks. The day starts at 8:30 am and 15 minute drive with your group in a van up river to our put-in location. At the put-in, the group will receive the equipment for the trip, including PFD’s for everyone and splash tops and helmets as requested. After getting everyone geared up the group will receive a thorough paddling orientation ensuring you have all the info you need to be successful during your river day. Apply the sunscreen and it’s time to start floating.
The day starts off with some mild whitewater to build those paddling skills and learn the techniques you will need later in the day. Prior to lunch the group will see one class III rapid with some big waves to start testing those paddling skills. Sometime around lunch time the group will pull over to the rivers edge for a riverside picnic and some swimming.
After lunch it’s back to the river for the whitewater filled afternoon. After floating past Riggins the whitewater picks up starting with Timezone Rapid. This thrilling bit of whitewater has a few holes and waves so big you want to try and miss them while navigating through the exciting medium sized waves. A few more rapids brings the inflatable kayakers to the surfing spot where we will spend some time learning how to surf our kayaks before continuing on.
Finally as the afternoon winds down with some tired arms, big smiles, and with lots of great rapids behind us, the group pulls into the takeout and the waiting van. The guides will quickly pack up all the gear and it’s into the van for a 10 minute ride back to your waiting car and the conclusion of the trip.
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Reviews (10)
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Reviewed 17 July 2018
Rad Rafting Ride!

My friend and I were coming from two hours away for the ultimate Sunday Funday rafting experience and Orange Torepo delivered above, beyond, below, and every other directional delivery possible! Cute and clean office, bomb.com equipment, and best work squad one business could have! Frank...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 25 July 2017
Best Family Vacation

Once in a lifetime vacation. 5 families got together for the 4 day lower salmon rafting trip. It was hot, wet, wild and fun. The staff are incredible from guiding you down the river to setting up camp and preparing meals. You can run the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 20 July 2017
PERFECTION! Orange Torpedo Trips' 6-Day Rafting Trip on the Main Salmon River

PERFECTION - ORANGE TORPEDO TRIPS If you like outdoor wilderness, if you like wild rivers, if you like river rafting and/or inflatable kayaking or want to learn how to like it, if you like camping in the wilderness on beautiful white-sand beaches, if you like...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank thecriticaledge
Reviewed 11 July 2017
Best Family Vacation

Growing up in Idaho, but later raising my family in Arizona, I wanted to show my family the beauty of where I came from. We had 13 people on our 4th of July vacation, which included my husbands Father and wife, who are Sr citizens,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tina S
Reviewed 19 August 2016
Best way to run a river

We just completed the 6 day Main Salmon trip, a wonderful experience. The whole trip was run like a well-oiled machine in beautiful remote nature. The highly experienced staff (a collective experience easily exceeding 80 years) pampered us with delicious food, also for vegetarians. The...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Bouke d
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