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Contact Grand Canyon Whitewater

Give GCW a call, 800.343.3121, now that you are familiar with some of the fundamentals of rafting the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.

Grand Canyon Whitewater’s professional reservation staff (pictured below) will go through the details of reserving the ideal white water rafting trip for you. To guarantee you are able to reserve the trip you would like, please be ready to make your deposit when you call. Visa, MasterCard or Discover are accepted over the phone and we can start processing your reservation with your payment immediately. If you are sending in a check or need time to work on other logistics, we can put a temporary hold on your reservation long enough to receive your deposit and get your travel plans settled.

After your reservation has been processed, you will receive a confirmation statement with your trip date, the monies you have on account, amounts due, the final payment due date, and cancellation policy details.

If you wish to fill out our online Reservation Inquiry Form to check availability, we will email or call you back within 2 business days.

Staff:  Lindsay                             Sarah                             Evan

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Call us at:

Toll Free: 800.343.3121
Fax: 928.779.2973

Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MST

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1000 N Humphreys Suite 202
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
(Mailing: PO Box 2848, Flagstaff, AZ 86003)


Why raft with grand canyon whitewater

6 Reasons to Raft with Grand Canyon Whitewater

1.  Rejuvenate, Play like a kid!

You deserve a vacation. Rafting with GCW will combine excitement with serenity in one of the most peaceful and gorgeous places on Earth.

2.  Experience? We got it!

GCW brings one of the most experienced groups of owners and guides in the Grand Canyon.

3.  We are the Host with the Most!

GCW river guides are a wealth of information not limited to river history, geology, archaeology, wildlife and savory Dutch-oven cooking!

4.  You are in Good Hands.

Our staff knows the fine line between keeping you safe and showing you the Canyon up close and personal.

5.  Re-Connect.

In an increasingly electronic and nature-deficient society, it is a great way to take a few days to reconnect with nature and have some good ol’ fashioned fun with great folks.

6.  Oh, So Many Trips to Choose from!

GCW offers both motorized and oar-powered rafting trips ranging from 4 to 13 days.


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Read Guest Reviews

Spring Bloom in Grand Canyon; A Desert Wonder!

Our first trip of the 2014 river season just came off the water and our second, a 15-day Oar-Powered excursion, headed out just recently. Wow, here we go… another wonderful rafting season! The two trips GCW launches in April are deemed “Hiker’s Special” rafting trips. That means they are our normal trips but with additional […]

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What’s Your “Must-Have” on a Grand Canyon River Trip?

We’ve all got it: that one thing we just cannot live without on a river trip. It might not be on the packing list but, by golly, we’re bringing it. For me, it’s leave-in hair conditioner and a pair of nail clippers. For Evan, it’s a journal or a good book. I’ve never seen Lindsay […]

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We Need Your Help! What Would You Like To See Before Your Trip?

I took my first river trip in the Canyon in 2012. With some very basic camera equipment in hand, I was charged by Grand Canyon Whitewater (GCW) to capture footage and create a promotional video that could be used on their website. The outcome was the video below. Two years later, I found my way […]

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Rafting the Colorado River in its Natural State

Many of our guests want to know when the “best” time is to raft Grand Canyon. Our answer is always the same: It depends on what you’re looking for. Do you want to go on a family trip that likely will have other children and teens on it? Do you want to go when the […]

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GCW goes to the GTS

Guess who just got back from a super fun Guides Training Seminar! We did!! Our friends at Hatch River Expeditions host the GTS every year in beautiful Marble Canyon, Ariz. The GTS includes both a 2-day land session (which is open to the public and to office-type folks like Evan and me) and a river […]

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This service is operated by Grand Canyon Whitewater, LLC., a Concessioner under contract with the U.S. Government and administered by the National Park Service.

The Concessioner is responsible for conducting these operations in a satisfactory manner. Prices are approved by the National Park Service.

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