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Motorized Rafting Trips

7 Day Full Canyon Motor

This unique 7-day Grand Canyon raft trip offers 7 days of exploration in the Grand Canyon. Our optional round-trip transportation from Las Vegas, NV is an easy way to begin your trip, or you may meet up with us at Marble Canyon. You travel 187 river miles from historic Lees Ferry to a scenic helicopter take-out at Whitmore Wash. This trip allows for ample time to soak up the serenity of the river, hike to beautiful waterfalls, and experience North America’s best whitewater.

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8 Day Full Canyon Motor

This 8-day adventure will lead you down 225 river miles from Lees Ferry to Diamond Creek and is a great round-trip vacation. The 8-day Grand Canyon raft trip is special in that it is our longest motorized trip whitewater rafting the Colorado River. You will raft world-class whitewater, have time to explore winding side canyons and waterfalls, and behold ancient ruins.

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Partial Canyon Trips:

4 Day Upper Canyon Motor with Hike-Out

The scenic 4-day hike-out is the shortest trip we offer in the Grand Canyon.This Grand Canyon geology tour embarks from Lees Ferry and continues through the stunning rock formations of Marble Canyon and on to  river mile 88. On the fourth day, you begin your 10 mile hike from the river to the South Rim. Round-trip transportation from Flagstaff is included.

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5 Day Lower Canyon Motor with Hike-In

The 5-day hike-in Grand Canyon rafting tour is for those seeking adventure in a limited amount of time. The trip begins with a 10-mile hike into the Grand Canyon from the South Rim down to the Colorado River. From there you travel 135 rapid-filled river miles to Diamond Creek. Colorado River rafting in Arizona gives you time to explore the many side canyons and waterfalls, just a quick hike away from the river’s edge. You will be returned to the South Rim at the end of the trip.

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Read Guest Reviews

Secret Grand Canyon Packing Tips

I’m packing for an upcoming Colorado River trip and, I gotta say, the itemized packing list we include in our trip info packets is pretty darn good. No matter how many Grand Canyon trips I’ve been on, I still give the packing list a once-over before I head to the river. There are a lot […]

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Grand Canyon’s North Rim

The North Rim of Grand Canyon is somewhat of a hidden gem. With about 1/10th of the tourists who bustle through South Rim, the North side can feel like you’ve got the place to yourself! And at about 1,000 feet higher, the North Rim boasts cooler temperatures all year round. North Rim is not open […]

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Moonstruck

One of my favorite parts about Grand Canyon river trips is that crazy moon — whether it’s a lack of moon or a spectacular moon rise or a blinding moon, the night sky always impresses. I think it’s fun to check out a moon calendar before my trips, to see what kind of view I […]

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My Camera Is Worth More Than My Car … What Do I Do With This Thing In The Canyon?

You’ve made the investment and stepped up to buy a hefty DSLR camera, you’ve got a couple of lenses, filters and memory cards.  Now what in the heck do you do with this thing on a river trip!? It’s a common question we get from professional, semi-professional and amateur photographers before they go on their […]

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What’s the weather going to be like for my upcoming trip?

“Is is going to be sunny and hot or rainy and cold?” It is a common question we get from guests a few days before their trip launches.  It is an easy question to ask but a tough one to answer. First off, the Grand Canyon is HUGE!  It could be pouring rain at Lees […]

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

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