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Tom Sawyer Float Trip

What to Bring on Your
Tom Sawyer Float Trip

What's Included

  • Professional Guide, instruction, and equipment
  • Delicious fresh lunch
  • River shuttle by bus to and from the meet place for your trip

What to Wear

  • Athletic shoes that are lace-up or cinch-up
  • Swimsuit
  • Quick drying shorts to wear over swimsuit is recommended for more comfort
  • Thin long-sleeve shirt and pants made out of athletic materials for additional sun protection and/or extra layering

Do NOT Wear

  • Flip-flops or open-toed sandals. This is not appropriate for rafting because open-toed shoes do not provide enough protection for your feet while in the raft or during a swim.
  • "Aqua-sock" type footwear, slip-ons, or loose fitting shoes. These slip off easily in the water.
  • Thick cotton clothing. When wet, cotton acts like a sponge and can keep you cool even on a fairly warm day.

What to Bring

  • Personal Medicine
  • Change of clothing for ride home
  • Waterproof sunblock, sunglasses with strap, hat, visor (optional)

New for the 2020 Season

  • Face Covering: Bring a face covering you can wear around your neck during the trip and use when necessary (at our facility, on shore, on board our shuttle vehicles, or when asked by guides). Scarves and Buff-style sleeves work well. Masks that loop around the ears, on the other hand, are liable to fall off and therefore not acceptable. If anyone in your group forgets to bring an appropriate face covering, we will have them available for purchase.
  • Water Bottle & Hand Sanitizer: Bring both of these. It’s important to stay hydrated while rafting, and we don’t want to share containers this year. There also may be times when you want to apply hand sanitizer and we don’t have it available.

There is limited space available in a water-resistant bag for additional items, such as rain gear or medication, that you might need during the day (no towels, please). This bag is usually available only during the lunch stop.

Do NOT Bring

Pets, expensive watch or jewelry, cell phone, or camera without water protection. Space is limited on the boat. Please note that storage of wallets, and other valuables is the participant's responsibility.

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