Half-Day Rafting Adventure on the Mendoza River

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Half-Day Rafting Adventure on the Mendoza River information and booking

9 hours
Departs from
Tour departs from most Mendoza hotels located in Mendoza center
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
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Tour description provided by Viator

Travel from Mendoza to the town of Potrerillos to go rafting down the Mendoza River. Perfect fun whether you’re a seasoned rafter or it’s your first rafting trip, this rafting tour is a great way to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Mendoza area. All safety equipment is provided.

Relax on the drive from Mendoza to Potrerillos by minivan, taking you through vineyard country with views of the surrounding mountains. Arriving in Potrerillos, where your base for the day is a restaurant with river views, a full bathroom and locker facilities.Swap your everyday clothing for a provided neoprene suit, life vest and helmet, and receive safety instructions before making your way to the river for your 45 mintue- 1 hour rafting adventure. You'll travel approximately 8 miles (13km) on the rapids with your guide. Then climb aboard your river raft and get ready to experience the white-water thrill of rafting! The rapids on the Mendoza River are intermediate level (Class 2), rising to Class 3/4 in the summer months – perfect for first-timers.Note: After your activity, you will have time to enjoy a free afternoon at Potrerillos. If you choose to stay there, you can buy an extra adventure activity to do during this free time (Canopy or Trekking with rappel). If you want to head back to Mendoza, hotel drop-off is not included.

What's included

  • Professional english- and spanish-speaking guide
  • All necessary equipment
  • Hotel pickup
  • Hotel drop-off (if you choose to stay the afternoon in potrerillos)

What isn't included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop-off (if you choose to return to mendoza after the rafting activity)