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“Best Rafting Trip Ever!”

IRIE Rafting Company
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Owner description: At IRIE Rafting Company, a california benefit corporation, our number one priority is your experience in the outdoors! We've been exploring California's beautiful and exciting white water rivers for more than 20 years, and know what it takes to make your IRIE white water rafting experience an adventure you won't forget. We've got the trip to suit your style and your budget. Half-day Class III white water rafting trip on the Truckee with the family? No problem. Multi-day wilderness trip on the Middle Fork American? Done. Non-stop Class IV rapids on the North Fork American with the bachelorette or bachelor party? Perfect.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went whitewater rafting on Sunday of this week and we had an amazing time! The laughs, smiles, screams (of excitement!) and the paddling did not stop!!! A special thank you to Jon DeBay--best rafting guide ever!!! He was fun, yet safe, and had us laughing the entire way on the Truckee River! Thanks so much for an awesome experience and that we'll never forget. :-)

Thank Diane M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our party of 7 had 2 people who were very afraid of rafting. The entire staff was so kind and helpful at making them feel comfortable on the water. Both of our guides were fun and informative and did a great job at navigating the river and keeping us in the boat. We had a great time and would definitely recommend this company!

Thank TravelerBR11
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Frank W, Owner at IRIE Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you had a great time rafting with us. We really appreciate the review and hope to see you out on the river again soon!

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Great experience! Highly recommend this company. The guides were fun and professional. The water was gorgeous!

Thank becky475
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Frank W, Owner at IRIE Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

So glad you had a great time! thank you so much for the review, we look forward to rafting with you again. Jason said you two were 5 star guests as well!

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

we had great time going down the middle fork. coming down the chute going into tunnel was a blast. we've gone on many trips and besides the gauley in west virgina this was the best one. everybody was very nice,with a great lunch. it's a long ride out and back,my only complaint was they didn't bring any thing to drink for the rides. so bring some drinks and sunscreen and have a good time.

Thank gack
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Frank W, Owner at IRIE Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you for the review! Glad you had a great time rafting the Middle Fork American. Sorry to hear there was not a cooler with drinks on the the van for you all, it certainly was a mistake on our part and I apologize for the inconvenience.
Thanks for coming out with us and we hope to boat with you again.
*we will bring a full cooler*

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

The concierge @ our hotel recommended IRIE when we asked about rafting options. It was a great recommendation - the drivers and guides were really friendly and helpful (shout out to Tori!). Other rafting companies launched on the same stretch before and after us - I'm sure their experiences were good, but we really enjoyed IRIE.

The ride itself was very manageable considering none of us had rafted before - Class 1, a couple Class 2, and a Class 3 stretch - adventurous but never felt concerned due to the skill of the guide. Between the different rapids were pleasant stretches where you could enjoy the beautiful scenery of the river and surrounding mountains. Would be really fun to do earlier in the season when the water rate was a little faster, but no complaints about the ride today.

Thank Jim H
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