grillo

The original rafting company in Salta, Northwest Argentina.




We started operating back in 1997 by the hand of a passionate lover of adventure sports, Alberto (Grillo) Barthaburu. As pioneer of these activities in the Northern area of our country, he made his first descents downstream Juramento River in 1984. Salta Rafting was born with the aim of making rafting a popular sport, which until that time was unknown within the field of tourism, as well as offering visitors the highest international quality service standards. Since April 2003 we are also a Travel Agency (EVT file 11610), and we have an office in Salta city. We have all the specific insurances and follow all the regulations for the adventure activities asked by the Tourist Ministry. We are members of ADOPTA (Asociación de Operadores y Prestadores de Turismo Alternativo).

¨Grillo¨ SERGIO ALBERTO BARTHABURU (Technician responsible)

He has road knowledge and expertise in river descents, survival, and camping. His first descents were down river types IV and V. He has taken part in several Red Cross and International Rescue Instructor Association (I.R.I.A.) first aid and rescue courses. • Director of SALTA RAFTING • Kayaker since 1982 • Rafting guide since 1995 • White-water rescue technician (I.R.I.A.) • Expert in rescue and first aid aquatic techniques • Instructor for rafting class IV /V certified by International Rafting Federation. • Instructor for Safety Craft class IV / V certified by International Rafting Federation • Expert Kayaker and Rafting Guide acknowledged by aventurarse.com’s website The most remarkable rivers in the world he has descended: • Zambezi, (Zambia / Zimbawe África). • Nilo (Uganda Africa) • Futaleufù, Bio Bio, Trancura, Maipo, Colorado, Yeso, etc (Chile). • Amazonas, Madeira, Canuma, Mari Mari, Itajai, Ersilio, Das Antas, Uruguay (Saltos del Mocona), Itallay, etc (Brasil). • Pilcomayo, Tarija, Bermejo,etc (Bolivia). • Paraguay, Paraná, Lipeo, Pucara, Santa Victoria, Condado, Bermejo, Iruya, Pescado, Valle Grande, San Francisco, Juramento, Rosario, Los sosas, Pueblo Viejo, Cochuna, Mendoza • Diamante, Grande, Infiernillo, Las Cuevas, San Juan, Anisacate, Ichocruz, Rearte Durazno, etc (Argentina). • South Silver, Silver Fork, American River,etc (California, USA). • Cañón del Verdón, (Francia).• Dora Balta, (Italia). • Cotahuasi , Colca (Peru) • Pacuare, Pejivalle, Naranjo, Macho, etc. (Costa Rica).

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Staff




All Salta Rafting guides know the rivers of Northern Argentina very well and they are acknowledged as the best professional team of the whole northern region of the country. They are experienced kayakers and rafting guides. They have taken the International Red Cross first-aid courses and the Special Rescue Services and World Rescue Group (I.R.I.A.) flood and white-water rescue courses. All of our guides are certified by the International Rafting Association (IRA).Many of our guides have worked abroad in Italy, Spain, Perú, Costa Rica, etc.



grillo

The original rafting company in Salta, Northwest Argentina.




We started operating back in 1997 by the hand of a passionate lover of adventure sports, Alberto (Grillo) Barthaburu. As pioneer of these activities in the Northern area of our country, he made his first descents downstream Juramento River in 1984. Salta Rafting was born with the aim of making rafting a popular sport, which until that time was unknown within the field of tourism, as well as offering visitors the highest international quality service standards. Since April 2003 we are also a Travel Agency (EVT file 11610), and we have an office in Salta city. We have all the specific insurances and follow all the regulations for the adventure activities asked by the Tourist Ministry. We are members of ADOPTA (Asociación de Operadores y Prestadores de Turismo Alternativo).



grillo

Staff




All Salta Rafting guides know the rivers of Northern Argentina very well and they are acknowledged as the best professional team of the whole northern region of the country. They are experienced kayakers and rafting guides. They have taken the International Red Cross first-aid courses and the Special Rescue Services and World Rescue Group (I.R.I.A.) flood and white-water rescue courses. All of our guides are certified by the International Rafting Association (IRA).Many of our guides have worked abroad in Italy, Spain, Perú, Costa Rica, etc.


News



In this section we tell you the latest news, all the new equipment and the promotions we have to offer this summer 2015/16.

Promotions


Rafting + Barbaue + Canopy: $ 1300.- per Person / Transfer in-out not included.
Only Rafting: $ 720.- per Person / Transfer in-out not included. Lunch not included.

Family Group Promotion


you can come and enjoy with your family and it´s not need to be very expensive for you, we offer special discounts for family groups, come on contact us!

Neoprene ®


The wetsuit is used in this sport because we are in full contact with water all the way down, take foot booties to protect them from the cold and stones.

Rafting
Juramento River

The rafting starts in the base of Salta Rafting with a safety briefing and a introductory rafting course. After we supply the necesary equipment, the descent starts through the rapids of the Juramento river. There are 10 rapids class III plus 5 rapids class II, sorrounded by the beatiful landscape of the Juramento Canyon. The Juramento Canyon is a giant cut open between the mountains, its walls were 65 million years ago, ancient beaches inhabitated by prehistoric animals. The rafting starts in the Base (Route 47, km 34) and ends 12 kms downstream in the place called Los Lapachos. The trip back to the base takes 20 minutes in our vehicles.

rafting river
Descriptions and more details...

DIFFICULTY: Intermediate
DURATION: 2 ½ hours
WE INCLUDE:
• A professional guide per raft
• Safety kayak
• Supply of necessary gear: helmet, paddle, lifejacket, neoprene wetsuits and boots, waterproof pants and jackets.
WHAT TO BRING? Extra clothing, sandals or trainers, towel, repellent for mosquitos, sun protection.
STARTING TIME: everyday at 10:30hs in the base (with previos booking in our sales office in Salta, we confirm the departure with a minimum of 4 passengers.
OPTIONAL: • Barbeque at midday after rafting • Transfer from Salta to the base in the river, departure 08:30hs from Salta Rafting´s office: Caseros 177.
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DIFFICULTY: Intermediate.

DURATION: 2 ½ hours.

WE INCLUDE: • A professional guide per raft
• Safety kayak
• Supply of necessary gear: helmet, paddle, lifejacket, neoprene wetsuits and boots, waterproof pants and jackets.
WHAT TO BRING? Extra clothing, sandals or trainers, towel, repellent for mosquitos, sun protection.
STARTING TIME: everyday at 10:30hs in the base (with previos booking in our sales office in Salta, we confirm the departure with a minimum of 4 passengers.
OPTIONAL: • Barbeque at midday after rafting • Transfer from Salta to the base in the river, departure 08:30hs from Salta Rafting´s office: Caseros 177.

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Canopy
Condor´s flight

Salta Rafting is the pioneering canopy tour operator in the North area of Argentina. Our canopy is located in a spectacular region, at the heart of Juramento River’s gorge known as Peñas Blancas, within a short distance from the majestic Cabra Corral Dam and two hours away from Salta city. It starts with an explanation of the basic principals needed, to make this experience an enjoyable and safe one.
From there we start this adventure of the zip lines that lets you roam from platform to platform “flying” over the Canyon.
The height of the steel cables is 140 meters above the ground, and they are of different lengths, the longest one is of 500mts, this allow us to reach in some of the cables more than 30 kms per hour, giving you an exciting sensation of flying!
The last cable takes you back to our base.

canopy tour
Descriptions and details...

Equipment: professional climbing equipment as harness, pulleys, gloves, helmets, carabiners, everything provided by Salta Rafting.
• What to bring? Comfortable clothes, trainers or trekking boots, sun protection and repellent for mosquitoes.
• Minimum age to participate: 10 years.
• Impediments to participate: pregnant women, people that weight more than 100kgs.
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4 CABLES CIRCUIT

Equipment: professional climbing equipment as harness, pulleys, gloves, helmets, carabiners, everything provided by Salta Rafting.
• What to bring? Comfortable clothes, trainers or trekking boots, sun protection and repellent for mosquitoes.
• Minimum age to participate: 10 years.
• Impediments to participate: pregnant women, people that weight more than 100kgs.


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MORE ADVENTURE

There are multiple options in Salta and circuits for biking, hiking, horseback riding and local trips. Departures are accompanied by a guide. circuits chosen by the majority of people looking to start an adventure tourism activity in Salta. It requires great effort through scenery of great beauty.

Equipmient
e Infraestructure

the results reward the efforts that we have already made in significant progress about infrastructure. This continuous improvement process allows Salta Rafting offer its customers a unique experience under maximun safety and quality standards. In 2011 we approved the IRAM SECTUR project for quality standards for Rafting Activities.

Frecuently Asks and Questions

How can I pay? Cash, Credit Card o Bank transfer.
Can I combine Rafting and Canopy same day? Yes, both activities are in the same location.
There is a Parking place? Yes.
Other services? Barbacue at lunch, PRO rafting photographs, towels, soap and shampoo.
Is suspended due to bad weather?? Canopy is stoped by heavy rain and electrical storms only, rafting is usually done.
Office in Salta city? yes, Caseros 177, close to the main square.
Where activities are done? In the Juramento River canyon 2 hours from the city of Salta.
Do you offer Transfers? yes, from our office in the center, always by reservation. Out 08:30 am.
What is included? all equipment and pro guides.
Activities are done all year long? Yes, except June, close.
Should we have experience? There is no need, and they are given an instructive and safety talk before.
Can I go with my children? yes, they can do rafting from 5 years old and the canopy from 11 years old.
Is there a place to eat? yes, only for performing the activities and / or companions.
How far in advance should I book? With two days in advance if possible.
How I have to book? In our office it remains in Caseros 177 Salta, or communicate by phone or mail.

Rafting and Canopy prices

Ask for special prices for groups and families, Availability of activities in our offices. We work with reservations.

$720

Only Rafting

2 hour River Rafting, does not include transfers, lunch or Canopy.

$850

Rafting+Barbacue

2 hour River Rafting , barbacue. Does not include transfers or Canopy.

$600

Only Canopy

Canopy 4-wire Condor´s flight, does not include transfers, lunch or Rafting.

$1300

COMBO

It Includes: Rafting + Barbacue + Canopy. does not include transfer in-out River.

$420

TRANSFER

Transfer to and from Salta. 8:15 AM from Caseros 177 street, not from hotels. Check availability

Contact

To contact us, please complete the form below. In the near future we will be answering your inquiry. No field is required, but thank complete everything to give you a better answer.
(+54) 387 4 213216
(+54) 154 022876
Office / Caseros 177, Salta Cap.
Base / Route 47 Km 34. Cnel. Moldes.
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