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Swiftwater Adventures

121 Vermillion St, Carlton, MN 55718-9709
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Whitewater rafting a thrill!

The guides were terrific. The experience was fun. Unfortunately, there was a lot of stopping and... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Chris A
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Great Experience

What a great day on the water! It was super cool witnessing the forest transform from deciduous to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
August G
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We offer whitewater kayak lessons and outings, whitewater rafting, whitewater and wilderness canoe trips, cross-country ski, guided nature hikes, and snowshoe outings, and adventure trips focused on environmental and adventure education.
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  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rafting trip” (16 reviews)
“louis river” (19 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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121 Vermillion St, Carlton, MN 55718-9709
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"rafting trip"
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"louis river"
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"white water rafting"
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"these guys"
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"amazing adventure"
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"great trip"
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"highly recommend this company"
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"high water"
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"knowledgeable guides"
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"water level"
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"always felt safe"
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"duluth area"
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"youth group"
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"explained everything"
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"a lot of fun"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The guides were terrific. The experience was fun. Unfortunately, there was a lot of stopping and starting throughout and not sure why. Anyway, it was good fun and would recommend.More

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Brian P, Trip leader at Swiftwater Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hey Chris! Glad you had a good time! Depending on water levels we pull over before and after certain rapids to let people know what to expect, and also to keep the rafts relatively close together. We also take a break at the half way...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a great day on the water! It was super cool witnessing the forest transform from deciduous to coniferous halfway through the trip, and the rock formations were incredible. The guides were fun and professional. It was raining during the first half of our trip,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Although the weather was being a challenge on our day down the river, the Swiftwater crew was totally professional and paying attention to our safety. We had lots of fun and I would recommend to anyone!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a fantastic experience. The guides were laid-back, organized, friendly, and knowledgeable and rafting the river was a blast. Also, the photos they took during our trek turned out great. Thanks for an awesome time!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Perfect mix of fun, laughs, sun & scenery! Guides kept us in the loop on what was coming next, safety was a top priority, with having a blast a close second! Looking at pictures has us thinking about who we can invite to join us...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The crew was very informative. The rafting trip was fun and the river was awesome! We were pleasantly surprised--didn't expect a raft adventure in Minnesota--it was cool.More

Thank ERIC N
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Cliff L, Owner at Swiftwater Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks Eric! Glad you had fun and thanks for the review! We always strive for quality, fun and safety. Feel free to give us a ring or email us to let us know what it would have taken to get a 5 star rating from...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time. Caleb was a fantastic guide. When we got to our reserved time, it was raining so we were a little concerned, but we were given rain gear that kept us warm and were totally able to enjoy the ride from...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very good experience even tho we have done rafting in Yellowstone national park and Colorado. Luke and Trent were very good hosts.

Thank Fatema K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of fun, grandma went in the drink. Experienced friendly guides. Safety was first. Highly recommend. You will get soaked.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best whitewater adventure in Mn. My family and I enjoyed it. We will definitely do it again. My niece is getting married in September we must do this for her bridal shower.

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Kelvin C
8 June 2016|
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Response from Ryan M | Property representative |
Hi Kelvin! Age 11 is our age requirement. Thank you for the question!
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Kate G
1 June 2016|
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Response from Jennifer C |
Hello, We were just there on Sunday and yes they had a photographer to capture all your rafting moments. Awesome experience!
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