Grand Canyon Rafting Trips
8-9 Day Motorized Grand Canyon Rafting Trips
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When it comes to world-class whitewater rafting expeditions, the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River is at the top. For nearly 280 miles, the river flows through the most spectacular canyon on earth. Along the journey, the river encounters famous stretches of whitewater, beautiful side canyons, and incredible views around every turn. Many adventurers consider their Grand Canyon rafting tour the adventure of a lifetime.
The 8-day motorized expedition down the Colorado River covers the entire 280 miles of the Grand Canyon from Lee’s Ferry to Lake Mead. You’ll have the opportunity to hike in many beautiful side canyons with cascading waterfalls, natural swimming pools, and lush vegetation. We will visit interesting historical sites, study unique geological features, and marvel at the ever-changing vistas and panoramas that are revealed at each twist and turn of the river. In addition to the amazing scenery and educational aspects of the trip, there is plenty of whitewater excitement! We’ll run more than 200 rapids during the course of the expedition, including some of the most famous “drops and falls” in the world, like Horn Creek, Hermit, Crystal and Lava Falls. We’ll also enjoy periods of profound peace as the rafts drift quietly through narrow corridors of polished granite.
Create new memories, experience the excitement, and explore the hidden wonders of the Grand Canyon with Colorado River & Trail Expeditions. We recommend our river rafting expeditions for anyone who wants to see the Grand Canyon. No previous whitewater rafting or camping experience is necessary. Call us now at 1-800-253-7328 to reserve your space or get answers to any questions you may have.
8-9 Day Motorized Grand Canyon Rafting Trips - What's Included
Featured Full Grand Canyon Rafting Trips
Our classic Grand Canyon rafting expedition.
It offers ample time to see the sites and side canyons.
Grand Canyon Natural History Special
Emphasis on geology and off-river hiking to unique eco-zones and archaeological sites with professional naturalists.
About the Raft
About the raft used for 8-9 Day Motorized Grand Canyon Rafting Trips
On these Grand Canyon river rafting trips guests travel in style aboard our 37′ rafts that are guided using quiet four stroke outboard engines.
Our Motorized rafts offer a slightly tamer ride through Grand Canyon’s rapids while still giving guests plenty of excitement. These trips are a great option for families and groups because 10-12 guests can ride on the same raft.
Our 37′ rafts are specially designed so everyone can take in a 360 degree view unlike some of our competitors whose boats are designed for guests to sit on one side of a gear pile on the raft.
Camping and Dining on 8-9 Day Motorized Grand Canyon Rafting Trips
Delicious Dutch-oven dinners, sandwich bar lunches, and hearty camp breakfasts are prepared by the crew throughout your river trip. Our meals are nutritious and delicious. We incorporate a variety of sustainable foods from local sources. With a complement of fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, pasta, meat and dairy, clients have a variety of food from which to choose. Although we do not serve a “vegetarian” menu, we do provide enough fresh produce and non-meat items that most vegetarians get along fine for the week they are on the river. Our meals are self-serve, so guests find it easy to pick and choose what they eat.
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Additional Information for 8-9 Day Motorized Grand Canyon Rafting Trips
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