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Salt River Tubing opens May 16, celebrating 40th anniversary

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Posted at 11:08 AM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 15:15:30-04

MESA, Ariz. — Salt River Tubing's opening day is May 16!

Arizonans can take a break from the hot temperatures by enjoying a relaxing float in mountain-stream waters.

Salt River Tubing says it has safety protocols in place and will do its best to ensure social distancing including:

  • SRTR will require its Employees to wear Face Coverings as well as gloves. Daily temperature checks will be administered.
  • Shuttle Bus Transport – SRTR’s 72-passenger buses will be downsized to transport fifteen (15) passengers per bus.
  • Shuttle buses will be disinfected nightly (every 24-hours) with disinfectant solutions.
  • SRTR has implemented a plan to permit safe distancing between guests awaiting the tube rental transaction process.
  • Family/Friend Groups: Family and/or Friends that have traveled together in vehicles to SRTR may choose NOT to socially distance themselves since they chose to travel together with said precautions.
  • SRTR Safety Protocol signage will be posted at the SRTR Terminal Building and Bus Stops #1, #2, and #4.

Free bandanas will be distributed to all guests to be worn as face coverings as well.

"A face covering/bandana must be worn during the Tube Rental Transaction process, shuttle bus transport to/from the Salt River as well as during the Tube Return process at the end of the floater's visit," the company said.

Pricing:

The cost is $19 per person or tube. The admission includes tube rental, shuttle bus ride and free parking.

Location:

Salt River Tubing is located in the Tonto National Forest, just seven minutes from Highway 202 East on north Power Road.

Daily Hours: Seven days a week 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.