Grand Canyon Rafting Tours
The Colorado River of the Grand Canyon is listed as one of the top-ten whitewater trips in the world. With 277 miles of heart pounding rapids, amazing scenery, and unique geology this trip is on the top of many peoples to do list. Most Grand Canyon Rafting trips are a multi-day wilderness experiences ranging for 4 days, to over 2 weeks to complete the full canyon journey from Lee's Ferry to Lake Mead. There are also one day rafting trips that start at Diamond Creek and end with a helicopter flight to the Grand Canyon's West Rim.
There are many variations of Grand Canyon Rafting trips, but the river is typically split up between the upper (Lee's Ferry to Phantom Ranch) and the lower (Phantom Ranch to Diamond Creek) sections of the Canyon. Those not doing the whole canyon will have a strenuous hike either in or out of the canyon depending on what section of the river you do. The most common type of watercraft used on these trips are Oar Powered Rafts and S Rigs (large motorized rafts). You can also find paddle raft trips, kayak support trips, and classic Dory Trips. Read the guide below to learn more.