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Western River Expeditions - Day Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
(866) 904-1160
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: Western River Expeditions - Day Trips are the best commercial, all-inclusive, rafting expeditions through the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River. 6 &... more » 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. « less
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Ringgold, Georgia
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145 reviews 145 reviews
43 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

My son and I took a 7 day rafting trip down the Grand Canyon. It was the best trip I have ever taken. I had been to the top of the Grand Canyon 3 times, but it looks so much different from the river. The food is GREAT, and all the accommodations are very good. The guides took care of... More

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Florida
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91 reviews 91 reviews
19 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We took the 3 day adventure as a package from Las Vegas, where we met in the outskirts of Las Vegas at a hotel (Desert Rose) at 6am, enjoyed a quaint breakfast and boarded a bus to a little nearby airport. We took a scenic short flight to the "international airport" that supports the Bar 10 ranch and were bussed... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

What a way to see the Grand Canyon! We did a 6 day trip in August 2012, and it is one of the best trips/ experiences we've had in all our travels. Adventurous days, relaxing nights with great company under incredible skies, and 3 delicious square meals a day. I was a little worried about the "roughing it" aspects to... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I went on this trip to celebrate my 40th birthday - which was the last day of the trip and it was completely unforgettable. We flew in to bar 10 ranch and then took a very exciting helicopter ride into the canyon to meet the boats. The crew even made me a camp oven cooked iced and decorated birthday cake... More

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Wakefield, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

This trip was one of our best adventures yet. The views of the Grand Canyon from the bottom were spectacular. Out guides Ronnie and Jeff were excellent so much fun and took great care of everyone. What was amazing is how they transform from guide to chief and care taker within minutes. The food was excellent fresh baked muffins for... More

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Wa. State
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79 reviews 79 reviews
15 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We just completed a seven day trip and the trip far surpassed my expectations. The scenery is beautiful and the trip is very exciting. We had Lucky and Justin as our guides and their knowledge and confidence inspiring demeanor made the trip all the more fun. I cannot imagine there could be a better guide team. As noted elsewhere, the... More

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Sandy, Utah, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Was an adventure of a lifetime! We saw 8 beautiful waterfalls emerge after a downpour. We ate like kings and queens and our guides (Newt and Kurt) were fabulous and the best chefs ever. We got to see bighorn shee

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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Six of us took this trip as a surprise for my husband on his 40th bday. It was absolutely the best trip ever! My advice...DO NOT let this experience pass you by!

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Independence, Missouri, Usa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

My husband & I took the 6-Day Grand Canyon trip with Western River Expeditions. If you are considering this trip, you will not go wrong with WRE. The entire staff is top notch. They truly care about their customers and are there for you from the very first phone call or email. Follow their instructions and you will have an... More

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Granby, ct
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

After having gone on a 4 day trip seven years ago with my 13 y.o. son with Western River Expeditions from Bar Ten Ranch to Lake Mead, I thought the 6 day trip would be just like that (one of the best experiences of my life, and definitely the best of my son's life) ...Boy was I wrong! It surpassed... More

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