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Rafting on the Russian River

Russian River Adventures (Healdsburg, CA)
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Reviews & Ratings

301 ratings
4.7 average rating
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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 04 2014

Way more paddling than advertised. Inflatable boats with no rudder were unruly & required nearly continual steering/re-steering with heavy paddles. Pretty river; hardly relaxing.

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9 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 15 2010

We canoed down the russian river for the second time with Russian River Adventures and had another wonderful time. The scenery is beautiful, the water pristine, the breezes refreshing and the help by staff reliable and timely. We'll do it again,...continued

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10 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 22 2011

We had a blast and so did our dog! We went in a group of 6 and I was happily surprised to find out that we weren't going to be with a guide. We spent the whole day at our leisure making stops along the way to swim or have a bite to eat. It was...continued

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2 reviews
15 stars
attended Aug 18 2010

We had a fantastic day from start to finish! Great staff who were helpful, accomodating, informative, relaxed. We really enjoyed ourselves, the paddling and the river. The Russian River may be a " lazy river", but it still took some hard work that...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 16 2013

We had a great time on the river! The weather was perfect, the water was refreshing, the provided equipment was good quality and all the people at Russian River Adventures were really helpful and friendly. We're considering going again before...continued

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22 events
2 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 30 2010

We had so much fun rafting on the river with our dogs! The scenery was beautiful, the employees were friendly, and the equipment was in great shape. The river was low during our trip, so there weren't as many swimming holes as we expected...and...continued

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2 reviews
9 stars
attended Sep 01 2010

When I surprised my husband with this raft trip on his 60th birthday he was very excited. We were lucky enough to spend one of the hottest days of the year drifting and paddling down the Russian River and it was fantastic! One does not need to...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 13 2010

Wonderful way to spend the day! We had a relaxing paddle down the Russian River and were fortunate to see much wildlife such as ospreys, manganzers, quail, egrets, herons, turtles and even a bobcat!

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 15 2012

wonderful trip! highly recommend.

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1 review
1 stars
attended Aug 04 2011

A fun way of spending a day on the Russian River. The inflatable paddle canoes are pretty sturdy and big enough for two people and a dog. The river itself is calm for the most part except for some tricky spots were you have to paddle hard not to...continued

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1 review
10 stars
attended Jun 24 2010

A beautiful warm sunny day, with smooth water. My kids loved the rope swing. Enjoyed just relaxing on the river.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jul 21 2011

A great time was had by all! Soar thought of everything we needed and took care that we were prepared. I was with two 13 year olds who wanted to take out their own canoe. I am so glad that they were advised against it. The river is long and at...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jul 05 2011

A really good time! An 8 mile canoe trip in inflatable canoes, which surprisingly I enjoyed just as much as regular canoes -- possibly even slightly more. The start is a two block walk from registration (they drive your coolers over for you) and...continued

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1 review
3 stars
attended Aug 19 2011

All information you need to decide if you want this adventure is given. Nothing more, nothing less. As for us we wont probably do this again until after a very long time hehe - river is too long and paddling is too tiring for us newbies. The swing...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jun 12 2014

Awesome trip! The river is beautiful, calm, & peaceful. Staff is super friendly and informative. We had a wonderful day!

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jul 28 2010

Awesome! Chill way to enjoy outside and not feel like a complete lazy bum cause you must paddle. Bring sunscreen! You might not feel like you are burning but you are. So chillaxed, will do it again in a heartbeat. The guides and staff are super...continued

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1 review
2 stars
attended Jul 29 2010

Beautiful scenery and so relaxing to just allow the current to take you forward. A great day with the family. It was a bit harder than we thought it would be but certainly doable fun. Would do it again......

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1 review
2 stars
attended May 19 2012

Beautiful section of the Russian River on which to canoe. Memorable time!

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PJ
4 events
1 review
12 stars
attended Jul 23 2010

Being virgins to this activity, we didn't know what to expect... The entire day ended up being a blast! Very relaxing!! My gf and I enjoyed every bit of it, even the workout towards the end. They even let us borrow a cooler for all our food &...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Aug 06 2010

Definitely a fun time. Be prepared to get frustrated with your rowing buddy... or accept the fact that no matter how hard you paddle right, your raft will do a 360 to the left on its own. I felt like I was in an episode of the Amazing Race.

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