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Western River Expeditions - Day Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
(866) 904-1160
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Western River Expeditions - Day Trips are the best commercial, all-inclusive, rafting expeditions through the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River. 6 & 7 day trips through the Grand Canyon begin at Lee's Ferry Arizona (river-mile "0"). A flight from Las Vegas to Marble Canyon is provided, where you will meet your guides. 6 & 7 day trips end at Whitmore Wash, several miles below Lava Falls Rapid with a helicopter flight out to Bar 10 Ranch on the north rim of Grand Canyon. 3 & 4 day trips begin at Whitmore Wash (river-mile 188) with a 7 minute helicopter flight from Bar 10 Ranch. 4 day guests will enjoy 1 night of ranch activities before the helicopter flight into the canyon. Flight destinations in and out of Bar 10 Ranch are Las Vegas and Marble Canyon. 3 & 4 day trips end at Lake Mead. A jetboat speeds guests to Pearce Ferry where a charter bus will then take them past Hoover Dam to Las Vegas.
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Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Outstanding trip! Six days of spectacular scenery and fun rafting. Everything it was advertised and more. Fantastic guides, knowledgeable, expert, good cooks, very personable, did everything they could to make the trip special for all. No other way to see the Canyon!

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Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Don't just see the Grand Canyon. Immerse yourself in it by taking a 7 day/6 night rafting 188 miles down the mighty Colorado River and sleeping under the spectacular star display. Western River Expeditions makes this once-in-a-lifetime "bucket list" trip easy and enjoyable. Pre-trip support is fantastic, the food prepared for you is unbelievable, the Rapids are awesome, and the... More

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your review in tripadvisor in September after your Grand Canyon adventure. We appreciate all of your comments and are so glad you enjoyed the wonderful aspects of the trip - the scenery, the guides, the food and the endless stars. I'm glad you took the opportunity to do the 188 mile trip rather than... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I had heard about trips like this and started researching. When I found this one I sent it to my family and they were totally in. Best decision we made. From the small plane ride to the Bar 10 to the bus ride back to Vegas, everything we great and organized extremely well. The Bar 10 Ranch was a very... More

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your review in tripadvisor in September after your Grand Canyon adventure. We appreciate all of your comments and are so glad you enjoyed the wonderful aspects of the trip - the Bar 10 Ranch, the canyon scenery, the guides, the food and the chance to be a part of the adventure experience. I'm glad... More

Newark, Delaware
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Fabulous trip well worth it, be prepared for the rapids and camping under the stars. Awesome. From Hotel, plane trip, helicopter into canyon and jet boat out of canyon on day 3, the trip was fantastic.

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your review in tripadvisor in September after your 3-day Grand Canyon adventure. We appreciate all of your comments and are so glad you enjoyed the wonderful aspects of the trip - the scenery, the guides, the food and the jetboat ride as well. Thanks for choosing Western River Expeditions to help with your vacation... More

michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Unbelievable vacation!! Just completed the four day Bar 10 ranch and rafting trip. Our guides RD, Johnny, and Cole were amazing. They thouroughly took the time to explain what we would expect and how to be safe on the river. We did numerous stops to see different rock formations, wildlife, hikes, waterfalls, etc. Lunch on the riverbank and dinner in... More

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your review in tripadvisor in August after your Grand Canyon adventure. We appreciate all of your comments and are so glad you enjoyed the wonderful aspects of the trip - the scenery, the guides, the food and the endless stars. The Canyon provides for a lot of different experience, including the change in weather.... More

Rock Hill
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Our 7 day Grand Canyon rafting trip was one of the best vacations we've ever experienced. Our leader, R.D., and "swamper" Johnny took good care of us by making us feel safe while having a wild ride, feeding us like royalty and telling us many tales-all true. The side hikes were spectacular, the camping was comfortable and the starry nights... More

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your review in tripadvisor in September after your 7-day Grand Canyon adventure. We appreciate all of your comments and are so glad you enjoyed the wonderful aspects of the trip - the scenery, the guides, (Yes, RD and Johnny are super guides) the food and the endless stars. I love the comment - "we... More

New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We were recommended by clients, we opted for the 6-7 day river-rafting experience. I basically came along for the ride, my husband encouraged me to join him for the week. Western River Expeditions is a wonderful company but more importantly was our experience with Captain RD, our wonderful guide / chef Johnny & also Kole who was assisting the guys... More

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your review in tripadvisor in September after your Grand Canyon adventure. We appreciate all of your comments and are so glad you decided to join you husband on this adventure. We're glad you enjoyed your guides - Yes, RD and Johnny are great. And thanks again for being our guest, Sandy Harmer, Grand Canyon... More

Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Being in the travel excursion myself, I have to say that Western Rover Expeditions is top notch. Our guides RD and Johnny with the extra crew member Kol work very hard to make the trip exceptional. The 7 day Grand Canyon trip is totally awesome. My wife and I loved every minute of the trip.

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your review in tripadvisor in September after your Grand Canyon adventure. We're glad that you enjoyed your experience. RD and Johnny are super guides and we're glad you enjoyed being with them. . Thanks for choosing Western River Expeditions to help with your vacation plans. And thanks again for being our guest, Sandy Harmer,... More

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

An absolutely extraordinary experience...greatly enjoyed the spectacular views of the Canyon at river level and the excitement of running multiple rapids plus great side excursions to waterfalls and Indian ruins. Camping out under the dense tapestry of stars was another highlight...not a burden. But what made it truly exceptional were the very savvy and experienced guides who added rich educational... More

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your review in tripadvisor in September after your Grand Canyon adventure. We appreciate all of your comments and are so glad you enjoyed the wonderful aspects of the trip - the scenery, the guides, the food and the endless stars. Thanks for choosing Western River Expeditions to help with your vacation plans. Thanks again... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I have just completed the 7 day/6 night 188 mile river trip and I would need a huge number of words just to begin to describe how good the trip was. From the initial inquiry to the final drop off back at my hotel in Vegas it was a great and fantastically organised trip. Our guides RD and Jonny were... More

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your review in tripadvisor in September after your Grand Canyon adventure. We appreciate all of your comments and are so glad you enjoyed the wonderful aspects of the 7-day trip - the scenery, the guides, the food - and I'm glad they took care of you with the allergy you have to nuts. We... More

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