GetYourGuide uses cookies to give you the best possible service. If you continue browsing, you agree to the use of cookies. More details can be found in our privacy policy.

  1. United States
  2. Phoenix Metropolitan Area
  3. Mesa
  4. Tonto National Forest

Mesa: Tubing Down the Lower Salt River

Product ID: 291950
See gallery
Float gently down the Lower Salt River with a 3-hour tubing experience. Marvel at the cliffs, cacti, and beaches that line the way to Sheep’s Crossing.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants and date:



  • Float down the beautiful Salt River in a high-quality inner tube
  • Launch from a private beach and shuttle back in an air-conditioned van
  • Float past majestic cliffs, beaches and under the Blue Point Bridge during a 3-hour tubing experience
Full description
Tube down the famous Lower Salt River with this Sheep’s crossing tubing experience. Roll gently downstream, as you enjoy the sun on your face and the water between your toes. Feel the vastness of nature as you float with the steady pace of the river.  Enjoy access to a private mile-long stretch of the river. 

Marvel at the beauty of the Tonto National Forest as you float below thousand-foot cliffs and beside majestic Saguaro Cacti. Relax in the cool, clean waters as you float past cliffs, beaches, and under the Blue Point Bridge. At the end of your journey, a guide will be waiting for you at Sheep’s Crossing to gather your tubes and shuttle you back to the ranch.
  • Inner tube
  • Access to the Salt River at Saguaro Lake Ranch
  • Orientation with instructor
  • Personal floatation devices
  • Return shuttle
What’s Not Included
  • Dry bag/waterproof bag
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please check-in at the Main Office of Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch. 13020 N Bush Hwy, Mesa, AZ 85215, USA

Open in Google Maps ⟶
Important information
Know before you go
• Please note, use of outside tubes is prohibited. Guests you must use the provided equipment.
• You must be at least 9 years old to participate in this tour.
• You must be at least 4 feet tall to participate in this tour.
• Personal flotation devices or life jackets are available for free. If you would like a personal flotation device, ask for one.
• Personal flotation devices are mandatory for all children 12 and under.
• Please bring shoes that can get wet and can walk in.
• Please bring a dry bag or a waterproof bag to keep your personal items dry.