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Here are some helpful links to plan your Arizona rafting vacation with Grand Canyon Whitewater. You will find some of the best family vacation destinations right here in Arizona!

GRAND CANYON - NORTH RIM AREA

Bar 10 Ranch
Schedules Flights and Ground Transportation to Marble Canyon
800.582.4139
435.628.4010


GRAND CANYON – SOUTH RIM AREA

River Runner Shuttle Service
Vehicle shuttle between Marble Canyon, South Rim and Peach Springs
928.564.2194

South Rim Village
Map and Shuttle Information for Grand Canyon

Trans-Canyon Shuttle
People Shuttle from South Rim to Marble Canyon
928.638.2820

Xanterra South Rim
Lodging at Grand Canyon South Rim
888.297.2757


INNER CANYON

Arizona Game & Fish Dept.
Purchase fishing license online

Phantom Ranch Weather
Check Weather at River Level


LAS VEGAS, NV

Desert Rose Resort by Wyndham
Lodging in Las Vegas

Grand Canyon Tour Company
Tour Bus between South Rim and Las Vegas
800.222.6966


MARBLE CANYON, AZ

Marble Canyon Lodge
Lodging near Lees Ferry Launch Point
800.726.1789

Contact GCW

Grand Canyon Whitewater
800.343.3121
Fax: 928.779.2973
P.O. Box 2848 Flagstaff, AZ 86003

Grand Canyon Whitewater Blog
Review Grand Canyon Whitewater on TripAdvisor


ONLINE STORE

Red Rock Outfitters
Grand Canyon Whitewater River Gear Store


OTHER ARIZONA ATTRACTIONS/INFORMATION

Arizona Office of Tourism
602.364.3695

Hidden Canyon Kayak
Guided Kayak Tours and Rentals on Lake Powell
www.hiddencanyonkayak.com
928.660.1836

Bright Angel Bicycles
Bike Tours & Rentals at Grand Canyon South Rim
928.814.8704

Colorado River Discovery
Half-day Smooth Water River Trip on the Colorado River
888.522.6644

All-Star Grand Canyon Tours
Luxury, full-service, private Grand Canyon and Four Corners area guided tours and daily Grand Canyon Tours from Flagstaff, Williams, Tusayan and Grand Canyon Village.
800.940.0445

Grand Canyon River Runner Association
Become a member of GCRRA- dedicated to conserving the Colorado River within the Grand Canyon for future generations to use and enjoy responsibly, and to protecting the public’s historic rights of access to this unique and irreplaceable natural wonder.

 


TRAVEL INSURANCE

TruTravel: A Nationwide Partner
877-878-4467

Travel Guard
800.826.1300

Travel Insured
800.243.3174

 


FLAGSTAFF, AZ

Courtyard by Marriott
Lodging in Flagstaff
800-321-2211

Arizona Shuttle
Shuttle between Phoenix, Flagstaff and South Rim
800-888-2749

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.

CHOOSE FROM ANY OF OUR 7 GRAND CANYON RAFTING TRIPS

Experience the thrill with gcw

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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