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Grand Canyon Whitewater - Day Trips

1 Village Loop Road, PO Box 129, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
+1 800-343-3121
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports, Sightseeing Tours
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Owner description: Day trips whitewater rafting through Grand Canyon on the Colorado River provide a stunning view of one of the most breathtaking natural wonders of the world. Grand Canyon Whitewater tours combine thrilling world-class whitewater rafting excursions with time for exploration within Grand Canyon. Side hikes from the river lead to waterfalls, canyons and sites hidden from most visitors. Grand Canyon Whitewater offers 4,5,6,7,8 and 13-day on motorized or oar-powered rafts.

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Phoenix
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

First Class outfit - knowledgeable, highly experienced, professional, fun and passionate crew. Equipment and meals were all great (I would recommend bringing your own life jacket if you have one) Very thorough "know before you go" info.... reservation staff were always super helpful.... Loved every minute... from booking to even the long uphill hike out! If it is on your... More

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CanyonRafting, Manager at Grand Canyon Whitewater - Day Trips, responded to this review

Thanks so much, VillaVita, for your review! We're glad you had a great trip. We just wanted to respond to make the readers aware that we are required by the National Park Service to provide and only allow passengers to use Coast-Guard approved, Type V PFDs (life jackets) with head pillows. Guests are required to wear the life jackets provided... More

Denver, Colorado
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59 reviews 59 reviews
17 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

To celebrate 30 years of "wedded bliss", my husband and I decided to take the 13 day/12 night total canyon Oar trip in September. Mark one for the bucket list!! At first, we were a bit apprehensive being "off the grid" for 2 weeks, but after a few days, we relaxed and enjoyed the beauty of the canyon, the excitement... More

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wollongong
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Just returned from Grand Canyon rafting trip, an unbeleivable experience so ably lead by Troy, Chris Grant, Ron and Brandon, the guides were outstanding, the food as well, the scenery brilliant, and the company fantastic. Anyone looking for a wonderful adventure should look no further than this particular trip, it really was a lot of fun and i would highly... More

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Potomac Falls
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My husband and I loved our 7 day/6 night rafting trip through the Grand Canyon! We would recommend this trip to anyone looking for an up close and personal view of the canyon! It was the perfect blend of adventure, discovery, comfort and "roughing it." Our guides, Troy and Chris, Grant and Ron were wonderful, always willing to share their... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Have just come back from this amazing trip of a life time. Food was fantastic, our 4 guides were the best and really looked after us. Meet some very nice, friendly interesting people. The days are full of fun and adventure. Would recommend these guys 100%.

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Shawnee, Kansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This will be hard to keep it short. GCW was fabulous. From the moment we finished our hike from South Kaibab trail and we met up with the boats, the trip was fantastic. The guides were so accommodating and friendly. They made the trip so exciting. And the food- wow. I felt I was in a five star restaurant at... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Really enjoyed our first trip on the Colorado through the Grand Canyon. Guides were awesome! We did the upper canyon with oar boats. We had time for hiking, swimming and enjoying great meals with great people the entire time. Can't wait to make another trip to complete the entire length of the Colorado River through the canyon. Great Time!!

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Going down the canyon with this group is like hanging out with your favoite family members for an 8 day camping trip. It was great and the guides were a blast to hang with.

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Yarmouth, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

A fabulous trip - great guides, a lot of hiking, we lucked out with good weather at the end of August. GCW goes the extra mile to provide good equipment, all kinds of education and story-telling along the way, and an overall great experience.

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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This was the trip of a lifetime. GCW took care of everything. From the safety orientation at Lee's Ferry to the rough Hualupai bus ride out at Diamond Springs a true class act. We had folks from 20 years old to 67 and everyone was accommodated expertly; whether taking strenuous hikes or relaxing at camp. The experience and knowledge of... More

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