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Rafting on the Russian River

Russian River Adventures (Healdsburg, CA)
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299 ratings
4.6 average rating
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5 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 17 2010

We had a fantastic time gliding down the river. It is definitely a bit of work paddling, but it is well worth it. You might read up a bit on paddling as the steering was a bit challenging for us (novices!). We had a great time, very relaxing. ...continued

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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 13 2010

We had a great time! The staff were great and very dog friendly. The equipment was in great condition. We look forward to going again.

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3 reviews
9 stars
attended Jun 03 2011

We had a great time even though the weather was crappy. If it would of been a sunny day it would of been even better.

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 12 2013

We had a great time! Staff was friendly and it was an awesome experience. Will definitely do it again!

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 13 2010

Well run and very friendly staff. Extra courteous service getting us back to starting point after trip. The dog loved it. Only negative was the last couple of miles require constant paddle - especially if your wife isn't!

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3 reviews
3 stars
attended May 13 2012

What a great way to spend the day! You and your pooch will love it.

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4 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 11 2010

Bring lots of sunscreen! It was great fun for us and our dogs! The day was a bit cold and foggy but the river was beautiful, we saw turtles, fish, and osprey, and hawks. My dog had a great time swimming and riding in the "boat". Long day and...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 13 2012

Bring your own food - the deli nearby is in a gas station. Do bring beer! It's refreshing and you'll work your arms. We had a great time. Two senior people took a shellacking falling in and scraping up on branches, so also bring bandages. They...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended May 21 2014

Everyone at Russian River Adventures was really friendly and helpful. I was surprised that the water levels were still not too low in this major drought we've been in. Don't wait too late in the season to do this trip because the water and...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 05 2011

It was a great trip. Russian River Adventures were easy to work with. We were able to enjoy a leisurely and peaceful voyage down the river and our dog LOVED it. I was surprised there was basically no rapids (it's a class 1 max stretch of the river...continued

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 05 2013

It was a great day - just one problem... when we got back to our car (a Subaru STI), it had been put into "go fast" mode, had an extra 40 miles on it, and the tank was on empty. It appears that our shuttle drivers couldn't resist the temptation...continued

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 07 2014

It was a nice trip.There were everything good: staff, people, weather, river, waves, sun. I just would like to note that an attendant instructor on the water should pay more attention and check situation of rafting group during whole time of the...continued

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 23 2010

It was a wonderful experience. Russian River Adventure was very accomodating. Excellent service. They were at the pick up point when we got to the end. We were shuttled back to our car within 15 minutes of arriving. I love the inflatable canoes....continued

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 12 2010

It was a wonderful day and yes, it was a little bit harder work than we expected but it was worth it! There were beautiful stops along the way and the terrain changed throughout the ride. Next year I may go a little bit earlier in the season. If...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 11 2012

It was about 8+ miles down the Russian river in an inflatable kayak type of thing. It was a lot of fun. Beautiful day. The Russian River is not too cold. The end is the hard part because the current slows way down and with the headwind you have to...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 25 2014

It was great fun and the staff was wonderful. Loved everything.

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 06 2010

It was low key and marvelous. Saw many interesting birds and knocked my husband out of the kayak! Very relaxing.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 29 2010

Jumped into the canoes and we were off!! Plenty of spots to stop and have a picnic without anyone else around. Peaceful, quiet and the river offers you a chance to jump in and cool off. Saw two eagles en route!

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 11 2011

My family of 5... including three children ages 4, 7, 11... loved the trip. The Russian River here was absolutely gorgeous and we stopped multiple times for a swim and for a picnic. The rope swing area was too shallow to swing at this time, but...continued

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 11 2012

My two daughters and I went on this trip. I have a mixed review, because it was beautiful, special, and VERY tiring and a lot of hours in the sun. For us, I definitely think a half-day trip would have been better. That said, there was nothing...continued

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