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Address: 793 S 1500 E, Vernal, UT 84078
Phone Number: 800-624-6323
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Holiday River Expeditions offers several Utah River Rafting vacations. The...

Holiday River Expeditions offers several Utah River Rafting vacations. The Green River rafting trip is a 5 or 6 day trip that features exciting whitewater rapids for all ages. This trip usually includes some hiking to explore ancient Indian ruins and petroglyphs. The San Juan River rafting trip is a 3-day adventure down the exquisite San Juan River where you’ll experience the phenomenon of "sand waves". The Yampa River is the last undammed river in the Colorado River system and this is a 4 or 5 day trip for the intermediate river rafting enthusiast. The Desolation Canyon river rafting vacation is rated "easy" and is available for children as young as five years old. This is a 5 or 6 day river rafting trip through Canyonlands National Park where the scenery is always breathtaking. Adventure seekers will enjoy an abundance of wildlife sightings such as elk, moose and black bear and some great trout fishing. Transportation to and from the river is included in the cost, as well as delicious campfire meals prepared fresh each day.

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Gates of Lodore - 4 day trip

I did the 4-day Lodore Canyon rafting trip. Wow. The river was wild, the canyon was gorgeous. I was hoping to see some wildlife and Lodore certainly delivered: the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 8, 2015
Amanda S
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

I did the 4-day Lodore Canyon rafting trip. Wow. The river was wild, the canyon was gorgeous. I was hoping to see some wildlife and Lodore certainly delivered: the highlights were several groups of Bighorn Sheep, river otters, an evening bat performance and 47 different species of birds (including breeding Lazuli Buntings, Says Phoebes, Clark's Nutcrackers and Black-Throated Gray Warblers).... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Incredible guided rafting trip down the Green River with over a dozen friends. Incredible setting, great guides, great food and wonderful memories. First Class experience surrounded by friends and an unforgettable landscape. Couldn't imagine a better way to spend four days while on vacation. The team at Holiday River lead by the guides on our trip definitely made the difference.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

This is the best vacation I have ever been on!!!! I have traveled to over 30 countries and this is the best hands down. Karen in the office booked us and set everything up with only 2 days notice. The guides Justin, Larkin, and Sherpa were consummate professionals. Justin was a phenomenal lead guide, Larkin had the patience of a... More 

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Ninety Six, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My son and I took our second trip with Holiday last week on the Green river through Ladore canyon. It was a great trip again! The guides do a terrific job of assuring our safety, setting up/taking down camp, preparing outstanding meals, and generally working well with guests. Holiday's equipment is always in good shape and the "ducky" option is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We just had the best time. We were mostly family with 4 others in our group. We had Lauren, Dave and Sherpa as our guides, just the best, we always felt safe and well taken care of. They were so efficient and fun and the meals were great. There were ongoing talks along the way about the history of the... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

My husband and I took a Westwater trip with Holiday 14 years ago and thought it would be fun to come back and do another trip now that we have kids. We brought our kids and another family with us. The trip was fantastic and provided memories that will last a lifetime. Our guides Zac, Sherpa and Jessica were wonderful... More 

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Delta, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We went on a family 4 day river trip it was amazing. The staff at Holiday were great from the beginning office to the guides. Great food, met amazing new friends and made many new memories that my family will be talking about for a long time. Thanks to all the staff at Holiday.

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Thank Tina J
Gadsden, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I went on the 4 Day Ladore/Womens Retreat trip, it surpassed all my expectations. The guides were great, Susan the lead guide was so knowledgeable about the canyon and the river it was amazing, she has a passion for the area and what she does, always taking your safety first she makes sure everyone has an amazing time. Erica was... More 

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Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This was our second trip with Holiday (went on a 4 day Gates of Lodore rafting trip in 2014). This year we decided to change it up, so we signed up for a guided bike ride prior to the raft trip- perfect! Dustin and Josh were wonderful guides on the 3 day bike portion, cooking up a storm with Eggs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

We just finished our third rafting trip with Holiday. Each one has been terrific. The guides are knowledgeable, well trained, safe, friendly, and fun. The food is terrific...steak and salmon with garlic mashed potatoes and salad with pineapple upside down cake for desert! We could relax in the oar boat, float in calm water, or zip down fun rapids in... More 

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