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Cataract Canyon

Colorado River, Moab, UT
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Ranked #34 of 51 Attractions in Moab
Traveler Description: Cataract Canyon, famous for its Big Drop Rapids, is located in the heart of Canyonlands National Park.  Riding a raft or paddling a kayak through... more »
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Tucson
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

My husband and I booked the overnight Cataract Canyon rafting trip through Tag-a-long Expeditions and we are so glad we did. Ben was our guide assisted by Aubrey. We felt like royalty as they both made sure we were well taken care of. Our first day we rode 9 of the rapids and then camped. Ben and Aubrey fixed us... More

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Moab Utah
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

I used to guide this section back in the day, doing 5 day non-motorized row trips. the scenery is fabulous, the first 2 or 3 days are relaxing float and walks, then a day and a half of rapids, and then some motoring off Lake Powell. More or less- the itinerary is different depending on the river flows- be flexible,... More

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Alkmaar,Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

Whitewater,camping and Tag-A-Long make a superb combination. If you want the real thing, fantastic camping along the river (I've never even put up a tent, just slept under the stars) and have some time, take at least the 3 day option with Tag.

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Keller TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2011 via mobile

The rapids are amazing, the scenery fabulous! Could not ask for a better stretch of river to raft. The water is cold! Make sure you bring rain gear.

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