Schedule and Rates

Discounts and Group Rates:

We offer a 10% discount for parties of 12 or more people traveling together. A special Youth Rate for children ages 8-20 is offered on the Desolation Canyon Expedition. For private charter trip rates and information, please call us at 800-253-7328 or 801-261-1789.

2022 Rafting Trip Schedule and Rates

Travel down the Colorado River aboard our custom-designed 37-foot expedition raft propelled by a quiet 4-stroke outboard motor. The price includes round-trip motor coach transportation from Las Vegas. Note: In addition to regular camping gear, sleeping cots are provided on the deluxe motor trips.

LengthDatesPrice
8-Day MotorMay 14-21, June 4-11, June 11-18, June 18-25, July 2-9, July 8-15, July 15-22, August 6-13$3,425.00
+ park fee
9-Day MotorApril 7-15, May 21-29, August 31-September 8
9-Day trips may include an exchange of some passengers at Phantom Ranch.
$3,425.00
+ park fee
9-Day MotorMay 28-June 5 Grand Canyon Natural History Special
Emphasis on geology and off-river hiking to unique eco-zones and archaeological sites with professional naturalists.
$3,725.00
+ park fee
11-Day MotorApril 18-28 Spring Hiking & Rafting Special
The focus is on off-river hiking and exploration.
$3,875.00
+ park fee

The trip ends at Whitmore Wash with a helicopter ride out of the canyon and a charter flight to Las Vegas.

LengthDatesPrice
7-Day MotorMay 7-13, July 30-August 5, August 20-26
Ends at Whitmore Wash with a helicopter flight from the river to the rim, and scenic charter flight back to Las Vegas.
$3,570.00
+ park fee
8-Day MotorApril 4-11 Spring Hiking Special to Whitmore Wash
Due to high demand, we are happy to announce the addition of a second Spring Hiking and Rafting Expedition. This trip will allow for ample time for off-river hiking and exploration. Ends at Whitmore Wash with a helicopter flight from the river to the rim, and scenic charter flight back to Las Vegas.
$3,670.00
+ park fee
11-Day Paddle OnlyJuly 23-August 2
All participants must be able to paddle full time in 6-8 person paddle rafts. A motorized support raft carries all of the gear and supplies. Previous paddling experience recommended.
$4,590.00
+ park fee
11-Day Rowing/Paddle OptionAugust 10-20, September 3-13
An oar trip in 18-foot rafts rowed by guides. Totally non-motorized. Paddle raft is available on a rotation basis.
$4,590.00
+ park fee

The price includes transportation from Las Vegas to Lees Ferry to begin the river trip. When the river trip ends at Phantom Ranch, participants hike 9 miles from the river up to the South Rim. End-of-trip transportation is not included, but we provide you with information about various options. Please contact us for more information.

LengthDatesPrice
4-Day MotorApril 7-10, May 28-31 (Natural History), August 31-September 3
Travel aboard our 37-foot motorized expedition raft.
$1,785.00
+ park fee
5-Day MotorApril 18-22 Spring Hiking & Rafting Special
The focus is on off-river hiking and exploration.
$1,785.00
+ park fee
5-Day PaddleJuly 23-27
All participants must be able to paddle full time in 6-8 person paddle rafts. A motorized support raft carries all of the gear and supplies. Previous paddling experience recommended.
$2,295.00
+ park fee
5-Day Rowing/Paddle Option August 10-14, September 3-7
An oar trip in 18-foot rafts rowed by guides. Totally non-motorized. Paddle raft is available on a rotation basis.
$2,295.00
+ park fee

Hike 9 miles from the rim to Phantom Ranch to begin the river trip. The price includes end-of-trip motor coach transportation to Las Vegas.

LengthDatesPrice
6-Day MotorApril 10-15, May 31-June 5 (Natural History), September 3-8
Travel aboard our 37-foot motorized expedition raft.
$2,550.00
Participant pays
park entry fee at South Rim
7-Day Motor April 22-28 Spring Hiking & Rafting Special
The focus is on off-river hiking and exploration.
$2,550.00
Participant pays
park entry fee at South Rim

Hike into the Grand Canyon. Raft through the heart of the Grand Canyon. Ride the biggest Grand Canyon Rapids. Hike to some of the best sites. Helicopter out at Whitmore Wash. This trip offers plenty of time for hiking and exploring.

LengthDatesPrice
4-Day MotorNo Trips Scheduled At This Time
7-Day Paddle Only July 27-August 2
All participants must be able to paddle full time in 6-8 person paddle rafts. A motorized support raft carries all of the gear and supplies. Previous paddling experience recommended.
$3,570.00
Participant pays park entry fee at South Rim
7-Day Rowing Paddle August 14-20, September 7-13
An oar trip in 18-foot rafts rowed by guides. Totally non-motorized. Paddle raft is available on a rotation basis.
$3,570.00
Participant pays park entry fee at South Rim

If you are short on time, this is absolutely the BEST Grand Canyon adventure you can have! Includes a stay at the Bar Ten Ranch on the North Rim, whitewater rafting on the Colorado River, a helicopter ride from the rim to the river, and round-trip transportation from Las Vegas, NV.

LengthDatesPrice
3-Day MotorApril 12-14, May 12-14, August 25-27$1,785.00
+ park fee
4-Day Paddle OnlyAugust 1-4
All participants paddle full-time in 6-8 person paddle rafts. A motorized support raft carries all of the gear and supplies. Previous paddling experience recommended.
$2,140.00
+ park fee
4-Day Rowing August 19-22, September 12-15
An oar trip in 18-foot rafts rowed by guides. Totally non-motorized. Paddle raft is available on a rotation basis.
$2,140.00
+ park fee

The standard transportation package for all Cataract Canyon expeditions includes a scenic charter flight back to Moab at the conclusion of the river trip. The cost of the flight ($185) will be added to your account balance when we confirm your reservation. Other transportation arrangements are possible. Please contact us for more information.

LengthDatesPrice
4-Day MotorMay 11-14, June 1-4, June 14-17, July 26-29
Please note our ability to operate Cataract Canyon trips is based on river flows and river access.
$1,695.00
+ flight
7-Day HybridMay 1-7
Spring Rafting & Hiking Special
Explore the wild and remote backcountry in Canyonlands National Park on this special rafting trip that emphasizes off-river hiking. Hike to the Doll House in the Land of Standing Rocks, follow a rocky trail into the Maze, and see the canyon country from spectacular view sites. Enjoy spring wildflowers and blooming cactus along the way.
$2,100.00
+ flight

The standard transportation package for Desolation Canyon expeditions includes an amazing scenic charter flight from Green River to Sandwash to begin the river trip. The cost of the flight ($200) will be added to your account balance when we confirm your reservation. Other transportation arrangements are possible. Please contact us for more information.

LengthDatesPrice
5-Day RowingMay 17-21, May 24-28, May 31-June 4, June 7-11, June 14-18, June 21-25, July 5-9, July 19-23, July 26-30
Inflatable kayaks are available on all trips.
Adult Rate:
$1,495.00
+ flight Ages 8-18:
$995.00
+ flight
5-Day RowingJune 28-July 2 - SINGER SONG WRITER & STORYTELLER TRIP WITH KEN SANDERS & KATE MACLEOD
Join us for an oar powered row trip through both Desolation & Gray Canyons in Utah’s Green River Wilderness Area. This will be the fifth CRATE sponsored river trip with singer/songwriter Kate MacLeod & Storyteller/Liar Ken Sanders. Kate composes and performs songs actually written on our river trip, combined with her own songs about legendary canyon country figures, authors and others. Ken will read poems and stories, from Edward Abbey to Everett Ruess, and May Swenson to Gertrude Stein. He will tell stories of various folks he’s met along the trail and befriended over the years, including Ed Abbey, Charles Bowden, Terry Tempest Williams, Wendell Berry, and many other artists, authors, and musicians.
Adult Rate:
$1,600.00
+ flight Ages 8-18:
$995.00
+ flight
6-Day RowingJuly 12-17 - Birding and Boating with the Tracy Aviary
On this 6-day rowing trip you will travel through both Desolation & Gray Canyons through the deep canyon landscapes of Green River Wilderness Area. Join Tracy Aviary's CEO, Tim Brown, and other birding experts who will help you see and identify many varieties of birds who inhabit the willows and cottonwoods throughout the river corridor. A birding expert will ride on each raft throughout the trip
Adult Rate:
$1,600.00
+ flight Ages 8-18:
$995.00
+ flight

We provide complimentary ground transportation from our headquarters in Green River, Utah. Other transportation arrangements are possible. Please contact us for more information.

LengthDatesPrice
1-Day RowingMay 6, May 23, June 1, June 13, June 23, July 5, July 9, July 29, August 4, August 14$299.00
2-Day RowingMay 6-7, May 23-24, June 1-2, June 13-14, June 23-24, July 5-6, July 9-10, July 29-30, August 4-5, August 14-15
Enjoy an overnight camping experience, along with the whitewater thrills.
$499.00

Our Alaskan wilderness rafting expeditions begin in Haines, Alaska. We drive from there to the put-in locations in Yukon. All trips end at Dry Bay in Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve. The price includes a bush flight from Dry Bay to Yakutat, Alaska, and an Alaska Airlines commercial flight from Yakutat to Juneau.(Alaska Brochure available on request.)

Participants must be 14 years of age or older.

LengthDatesPrice
11-Day RowingJuly 15-25
TATSHENSHINI RIVER EXPEDITION
Named the #1 River Trip in the World in National Geographic’s “Journeys of a Lifetime.”
$4,400.00
12-14-Day RowingJune 22-July 5 (14-Day) August 4-15 (12-Day)
ALSEK RIVER EXPEDITION

The Alsek River flows through a vast wilderness of glaciers that descend form far off mountain peaks to the river’s edge. It’s a true “expedition” that requires physical fitness and a hardy spirit.
$5,200.00

In addition to our multiday river expeditions, we also offer 1-Day Rafting Excursions on the Green River from Green River, Utah, and on the Colorado River from Moab, Utah. The full day rafting trip includes a delicious sandwich bar lunch with all the trimmings.

LengthDatesPrice
1-Day RowingFisher Towers Scenic 1-Day Rafting – Class 1-2 on the Colorado River from Moab, Utah$99.00
1-Day RowingGray Canyon Scenic 1-Day Rafting – Class 1-2 on the Green River from Green River, Utah
No Trips Available for 2022
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Travel down the Colorado River aboard our custom-designed 37-foot expedition raft propelled by a quiet 4-stroke outboard motor. The price includes round-trip motor coach transportation from Las Vegas. Note: In addition to regular camping gear, sleeping cots are provided on the deluxe motor trips.

LengthDatesPrice
8-Day MotorMay 6-13, May 20-27, June 10-17, June 17-24, July 1-8, July 7-14, July 14-21, July 29-August 5, August 5-12,
August 19-26
$3,350.00 + park fee
9-Day MotorApril 5-13, August 26-Sept. 3
9-Day trips may include an exchange of some passengers at Phantom Ranch.
$3,350.00 + park fee
9-Day MotorMay 27-June 4 Grand Canyon Natural History Special
Emphasis on geology and off-river hiking to unique eco-zones and archaeological sites with professional naturalists.
$3,650.00 + park fee
11-Day MotorApril 17-27 Spring Hiking & Rafting Special
The focus is on off-river hiking and exploration.
$3,800.00 + park fee

The trip ends at Whitmore Wash with a helicopter ride out of the canyon and a charter flight to Las Vegas.

LengthDatesPrice
7-Day MotorMay 13-19, June 3-9
Ends at Whitmore Wash with a helicopter flight from the river to the rim, and scenic charter flight back to Las Vegas.
$3,500.00 + park fee
11-Day Paddle OnlyJuly 22-August 1
All participants must be able to paddle full time in 6-8 person paddle rafts. A motorized support raft carries all of the gear and supplies. Previous paddling experience recommended.
$4,500.00 + park fee
11-Day Rowing/Paddle OptionAugust 9-19, September 2-12
An oar trip in 18-foot rafts rowed by guides. Totally non-motorized. Paddle raft is available on a rotation basis.
$4,500.00 + park fee

The price includes transportation from Las Vegas to Lees Ferry to begin the river trip. When the river trip ends at Phantom Ranch, participants hike 9 miles from the river up to the South Rim. End-of-trip transportation is not included, but we provide you with information about various options. Please contact us for more information.

LengthDatesPrice
4-Day MotorApril 5-8, May 27-30 (Natural History), August 26-29
Travel aboard our 37-foot motorized expedition raft.
$1,750.00 +
park fee
5-Day MotorApril 17-21 Spring Hiking & Rafting Special
The focus is on off-river hiking and exploration.
$1,750.00 +
park fee
5-Day PaddleJuly 22-26
All participants must be able to paddle full time in 6-8 person paddle rafts. A motorized support raft carries all of the gear and supplies. Previous paddling experience recommended.
$2,250.00 +
park fee
5-Day Rowing/Paddle Option August 9-13, September 2-6
An oar trip in 18-foot rafts rowed by guides. Totally non-motorized. Paddle raft is available on a rotation basis.
$2,250.00 + park fee

Hike 9 miles from the rim to Phantom Ranch to begin the river trip. The price includes end-of-trip motor coach transportation to Las Vegas.

LengthDatesPrice
6-Day MotorApril 8-13, May 30-June 4 (Natural History), August 29-September 3
Travel aboard our 37-foot motorized expedition raft.
$2,500.00
Participant pays park entry fee at South Rim
7-Day Motor April 21-27 Spring Hiking & Rafting Special
The focus is on off-river hiking and exploration.
$2,500.00
Participant pays park entry fee at South Rim

Hike into the Grand Canyon. Raft through the heart of the Grand Canyon. Ride the biggest Grand Canyon Rapids. Hike to some of the best sites. Helicopter out at Whitmore Wash. This trip offers plenty of time for hiking and exploring.

LengthDatesPrice
7-Day Paddle Only July 26-August 1
All participants must be able to paddle full time in 6-8 person paddle rafts. A motorized support raft carries all of the gear and supplies. Previous paddling experience recommended.
$3,500.00
Participant pays park entry fee at South Rim
7-Day Rowing Paddle August 13-19, September 6-12
An oar trip in 18-foot rafts rowed by guides. Totally non-motorized. Paddle raft is available on a rotation basis.
$3,500.00
Participant pays park entry fee at South Rim

If you are short on time, this is absolutely the BEST Grand Canyon adventure you can have! Includes a stay at the Bar Ten Ranch on the North Rim, whitewater rafting on the Colorado River, a helicopter ride from the rim to the river, and round-trip transportation from Las Vegas, NV.

LengthDatesPrice
3-Day MotorMay 18-20, June 8-10$1,750.00 +
park fee
4-Day Paddle OnlyNo Dates Available for 2023
All participants must be able to paddle full time in 6-8 person paddle rafts. A motorized support raft carries all of the gear and supplies. Previous paddling experience recommended.
$2,100.00 +
park fee
4-Day Rowing August 18-21, September 11-14
An oar trip in 18-foot rafts rowed by guides. Totally non-motorized. Paddle raft is available on a rotation basis.
$2,100.00 +
park fee

The standard transportation package for all Cataract Canyon expeditions includes a scenic charter flight back to Moab at the conclusion of the river trip. The cost of the flight ($150) will be added to your account balance when we confirm your reservation. Other transportation arrangements are possible. Please contact us for more information.

LengthDatesPrice
3-Day MotorThere are no trips scheduled at this time. 3-Day trips are available on a group charter basis. 12 participants minimum.--
4-Day MotorMay 16-19, May 23-26, May 30-June 2, June 6-9, June 13-16, June 20-23, June 27-30, July 4-7 $1,395.00 + flight
6-Day RowingJuly 11-16, July 18-23, July 25-30, August 1-6, August 8-13, August 15-20, August 22-27 $2,195.00 + flight
7-Day HybridMay 14-20
Spring Rafting & Hiking Special
Explore the wild and remote backcountry in Canyonlands National Park on this special rafting trip that emphasizes off-river hiking. Hike to the Doll House in the Land of Standing Rocks, follow a rocky trail into the Maze, and see the canyon country from spectacular view sites. Enjoy spring wildflowers and blooming cactus along the way.
$1,995.00 + flight

The standard transportation package for Desolation Canyon expeditions includes an amazing scenic charter flight from Green River to Sandwash to begin the river trip. The cost of the flight ($150) will be added to your account balance when we confirm your reservation. Other transportation arrangements are possible. Please contact us for more information.

LengthDatesPrice
5-Day RowingApril 30-May 4, May 6-10, May 11-15, May 18-22, May 21-25, May 24-28, June 1-5, June 8-12, June 15-19, June 22-26, June 29-July 3, July 6-10, July 13-17, July 20-24, July 27-31, August 3-7, August 10-14


Inflatable kayaks are available on all trips.

Adult Rate:
$1,495.00 + flight
Ages 8-18:
$995.00 + flight
6-Day RowingJune 1-6 - SINGER SONG WRITER & STORYTELLER TRIP WITH KEN SANDERS & KATE MACLEOD
Join us for an oar powered row trip through both Desolation & Gray Canyons in Utah’s Green River Wilderness Area. This will be the fourth CRATE sponsored river trip with singer/songwriter Kate MacLeod & Storyteller/Liar Ken Sanders. Kate composes and performs songs actually written on our river trip, combined with her own songs about legendary canyon country figures, authors and others. Ken will read poems and stories, from Edward Abbey to Everett Ruess, and May Swenson to Gertrude Stein. He will tell stories of various folks he’s met along the trail and befriended over the years, including Ed Abbey, Charles Bowden, Terry Tempest Williams, Wendell Berry, and many other artists, authors, and musicians.
Adult:
$1,600.00 + flight
Ages 8-18:
$995.00 + flight
6-Day RowingJuly 20-25 - Birding and Boating with the Tracy Aviary
On this 6-day rowing trip you will travel through both Desolation & Gray Canyons through the deep canyon landscapes of Green River Wilderness Area. Join Tracy Aviary's CEO, Tim Brown, and other birding experts who will help you see and identify many varieties of birds who inhabit the willows and cottonwoods throughout the river corridor. A birding expert will ride on each raft throughout the trip
Adult:
$1,600.00 + flight
Ages 12-18:
$900.00 + flight

We provide complimentary ground transportation from our headquarters in Green River, Utah. Other transportation arrangements are possible. Please contact us for more information.

LengthDatesPrice
1-Day RowingMay 7, May 19, May 24, June 2, June 14, June 24, July 6, July 10, July 30, August 5, August 15$299.00
2-Day RowingMay 7-8, May 19-20, May 24-25, June 2-3, June 14-15, June 24-25, July 6-7, July 10-11, July 30-31, August 5-6, August 15-16
Enjoy an overnight camping experience, along with the whitewater thrills.
$538.00

Our Alaskan wilderness rafting expeditions begin in Haines, Alaska. We drive from there to the put-in locations in Yukon. All trips end at Dry Bay in Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve. The price includes a bush flight from Dry Bay to Yakutat, Alaska, and an Alaska Airlines commercial flight from Yakutat to Juneau.(Alaska Brochure available on request.)

Participants must be 14 years of age or older.

LengthDatesPrice
11-Day RowingJuly 15-25
TATSHENSHINI RIVER EXPEDITION
Named the #1 River Trip in the World in National Geographic’s “Journeys of a Lifetime.”
$4,400.00
12-Day RowingJune 24-July 5, August 4-15
ALSEK RIVER EXPEDITION

The Alsek River flows through a vast wilderness of glaciers that descend form far off mountain peaks to the river’s edge. It’s a true “expedition” that requires physical fitness and a hardy spirit.
$5,200.00

In addition to our multiday river expeditions, we also offer 1-Day Rafting Excursions on the Green River from Green River, Utah, and on the Colorado River from Moab, Utah. The full day rafting trip includes a delicious sandwich bar lunch with all the trimmings.

LengthDatesPrice
1-Day RowingFisher Towers Scenic 1-Day Rafting – Class 1-2 on the Colorado River from Moab, Utah$99.00
1-Day RowingGray Canyon Scenic 1-Day Rafting – Class 1-2 on the Green River from Green River, Utah$99.00