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Salt River Shuttles

The Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch proudly provides Salt River shuttles and water sport rentals. Please find more information below.

RIVER SHUTTLE: GRANITE REEF TO PHON D

Shuttle Reservation is per person and includes a shuttle for one rider and one Paddleboard or Kayak up to a maximum length of 12 feet. No pets are allowed on the shuttle.

  • $16 plus tax- Single Ride Transportation Ticket

  • $12 plus tax- Single Ride Transportation Ticket (membership price)

 

 

GRANITE REEF to PHON D SHUTTLE TIMES:

  • Daily: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, on the hour

  • Limited seating is available to reserve early to guarantee your preferred time.

 

We do not provide booster seats or car seats for children. Under Arizona state law, children under the age of eight or those who are 4’9″ or shorter must use a car seat when they travel in a vehicle, so you need to bring a car seat for your child to ride our shuttle unless they are older or taller than the state law requirement.

PHON D TO WATER USERS SHUTTLE

Simplify your float day and leave the shuttling to us! No need for a second car or second parking pass. This Salt River shuttle runs from Phon D Sutton to Water Users recreation areas. Shuttle Reservation is per person and includes a shuttle for one rider and one Paddleboard or Kayak up to a maximum length of 12 feet. No pets, rafts or tubes are allowed on the shuttle.

  • $16 plus tax - Single Ride Transportation Ticket

  • $12 plus tax - Single Ride Transportation Ticket (membership price)

  • Monday - Thursday: 10am - 4pm, on the hour

  • Friday - Sunday: 8am - 4pm, on the hour

  • Limited seating available - reserve early 

We recommend parking at Phon D and taking the shuttle before you float so that you don’t miss your shuttle time if your float goes longer than expected. Please note we do not provide booster seats or car seats for children. Under Arizona state law, children under the age of eight or those who are 4’9″ or shorter must use a car seat when they travel in a vehicle, so you need to bring a car seat for your child in order to ride our shuttle unless they are older or taller than the state law requirement.

FOXTAIL TO SAGUARO LAKE RANCH SHUTTLE

This shuttle is for guests wanting to launch at the ranch with their own kayak or paddle board with a shuttle ride back.  There is an additional fee for parking at the ranch. This shuttle reservation is priced per person and includes launching one kayak or paddle board with a shuttle back from the Foxtail administration site to the ranch. Watercraft maximum length of 12 feet. No pets allowed.

  • $24 plus tax - Single Ride Transportation Ticket

  • $18 plus tax - Single Ride Transportation Ticket (membership price)

  • $15 plus tax -  Parking per vehicle 

  • Shuttle runs daily at 10am and 2:30pm

  • Limited seating available - reserve early 

Please note we do not provide booster seats or car seats for children. Under Arizona state law, children under the age of eight or those who are 4’9″ or shorter must use a car seat when they travel in a vehicle, so you need to bring a car seat for your child in order to ride our shuttle unless they are older or taller than the state law requirement.

Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch Shuttles and Equipment Rentals
Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch Shuttles and Equipment Rentals

Equipment Rentals

We have all the water toys to make your stay more memorable. Choose from the following equipment rentals. 

KAYAKS AND PADDLE BOARDS

Reserve a kayak or paddle board for an adventurous day exploring the Lower Salt River. Equipment will be available for pick up at the Phone D Sutton Recreation Area Saturdays and Sundays from 7:30am - 1pm. All rentals must be returned by 7pm. 

  • $40 plus tax - Daily rental / No shuttle

  • $30 plus tax - Daily rental / No shuttle (membership price)

  • Rental return locations depend on time of day

    • 7:30am - 5pm - Phon D parking lot​

    • 5pm - 7pm - Saguaro Lake Ranch

Equipment rental does not include a shuttle, which must be booked separately if needed. Cancellations must be requested 4 hours or more before your shuttle or rental time for a refund. Reservations made within 4 hours of rental pick-up time are non-refundable. You will need a parking pass to park a vehicle at either of the recreation sites. Click here for information on what passes are accepted.

FREQUENT FLOATER MEMBERSHIP

For only $25 per year, become a member and save 25% on all trips, rentals, and shuttles. Discount is valid for the member holder only and one booking per day. When booking more than one activity (rental & shuttle), the discount will only be applied to one item and cannot be combined. Others in the reservation will be at the posted rate. There is a special benefit for Foxtail & Granite Reef Trips! If you’ve listened to a current season orientation already), skip the orientation and get right to the water.

Looking for something more?

Visit our Kayaking & Paddle Boarding or Guided Water Activities Page for more options.

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