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Arizona Raft Adventures

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Address: 4050 East Huntington Drive, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Phone Number: +1 800-786-7238
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Description: Arizona Raft Adventures is a family run business operating 6-16 day...
Arizona Raft Adventures is a family run business operating 6-16 day rafting trips, as a licensed rafting tour operator within Grand Canyon National Park since 1974. Our adventures are both motorized and non-motorized (paddle or oar rafts). We believe that a trip down the mighty Colorado River, through the Grand Canyon is the trip of a lifetime, composed not only of exciting whitewater and world class scenery, but also lots of exploring and hiking in the many wondrous side canyons. Our adventures provide the time to experience it all, so come play with us in Grand Canyon!
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This is not a day trip!

Trip Advisor, you should revise this category. AZRA offers many different Colorado river trips; I took the 9-day lower canyon. It was FABULOUS in every respect: guides, food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 5, 2014
Pamela R
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Seattle, United States
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Seattle, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Trip Advisor, you should revise this category. AZRA offers many different Colorado river trips; I took the 9-day lower canyon. It was FABULOUS in every respect: guides, food, scenery, weather. I highly recommend Arizona Raft Adventures to everyone planning a rafting trip

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Sharon H, Public Relations Manager at Arizona Raft Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks Pamela R for informing TA that we do not run day-trips. We have contacted TA about this issue and nothing has changed in regards to the fact that they do not have an appropriate listing for multi-day trips. We are glad you enjoyed your 9-day trip with AzRA. Thanks for your review and for rafting with us through the... More 

Wallingford, Connecticut
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151 reviews 151 reviews
70 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

From October 4 - October 19, 2014, I completed the 16 day Classic Adventure (oar & paddle boats) from Lees Ferry to Diamond Creek (226 miles). I traveled all the way from Connecticut to do my first rafting trip down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. This trip ranks at the top of my list as the most outstanding... More 

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Sharon H, Public Relations Manager at Arizona Raft Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks Maloney1969 for taking the time to review your Oct rafting adventure with AzRA. We are pleased that you enjoyed your trip and guides so much. Thank you very much for choosing Arizona Raft Adventures as your outfitter and we look forward to seeing you again someday! More 

Sherwood Park
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My wife and I had a great 16 day rafting and hiking trip with guides Jed, Aaron, John, Lexie, Loren and Whalen. The guides were very knowledgeable about the history, geology, hikes and all the rapids along the river. They were also a lot of jun. We saw amazing scenery in side canyons. Some of the hikes involved numerous creek... More 

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Sharon H, Public Relations Manager at Arizona Raft Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Motorcylcler, Thank you for taking the time to review your trip on TA, we are pleased you enjoyed your guides and your experience on your hikers special trip. We appreciate that you chose to raft Grand Canyon with AzRA! More 

Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We just completed our 4th trip thru the canyon this past August, all of them with AzRA ( Arizona Raft Adventures ). Needless to say, they are the premier outfitter for a Grand Canyon River adventure. I have said it before: if you are reading this, you are probably getting serious about a river trip. I can't adequately describe the... More 

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Sharon H, Public Relations Manager at Arizona Raft Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks David and Laura for your review of your experience with AzRA, we are happy that you have enjoyed your trips with us and we thank you for choosing Arizona Raft Adventures! We hope to see you again on the river someday! More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Arizona Raft Adventures (AzRA) is a first class Grand Canyon raft trip outfitter in my opinion. The staff members are all warm, friendly, helpful, and "companionable", from back office folks who handle reservations and such thru orientation folks who conduct the pre-trip training sessions, to the guides (captains, pilots, raft drivers, whatever) who take you down the river. The guides... More 

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Sharon H, Public Relations Manager at Arizona Raft Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Prof_Ron Thank you for your comprehensive review of your rafting trip with AzRA. We could not agree more, in that a rafting trip in Grand Canyon is not for everyone. While it is overall comfortable camping, with tasty fresh meals, good camping equipment, and qualified knowledgeable guides, it is still a"camping" experience. The trip is so much more than... More 

Pensacola, Florida
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I thought I would lose weight, but nooooo the crew cooked fabulous healthy delicious meals every day, three times a day!!! The crew..... Totally awesome!! Kevin, John, Margo, David, Kim, the two assistants, Jane and Scott.... Y'all rock!! They knew so much about everything, made everyone feel secure through every rapid, told some killer stories and made the trip magical!!!... More 

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Sharon H, Public Relations Manager at Arizona Raft Adventures, responded to this review

Hi lindseysailors, We are happy to hear how much you enjoyed your upper canyon Classic Adventure trip with AzRA, we will let the guides on your trip know how much fun you had. Yes most people are surprised at how great the food is and most gain weight, it is probably muscle due to all your activity :) ! Thanks... More 

Seattle, Washington, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I just returned from one of the most fantastic outdoor experiences with AZRA. My sister and I rafted the top half of the Canyon and my only regret was not booking the entire Canyon trip. I've done a bit of work leading backpacking trips so have some idea of how hard it is to lead a lengthy backcountry trip well,... More 

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Sharon H, Public Relations Manager at Arizona Raft Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Linda, Thanks for taking time over your holiday weekend to review your upper half rafting trip with Arizona Raft Adventures. We are happy to hear that you had a wonderful time and enjoyed all aspects of your trip. We will let the guides know how much you appreciated their hard work and diligence on your trip. More 

Victoria, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Did a 8 day motorize river run program thru Roades Scholar and NASU. Was probably the best experience of my life. The rapids were fun but the Canyon experience touched my soul. We had amazing river guides with Jed and Erin. Food was better than most high class restaurants. The knowledge and love of the canyon shared with us by... More 

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Sharon H, Public Relations Manager at Arizona Raft Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Rdrambuie, Thanks for reviewing your experience with AzRA rafting through the Grand Canyon. It is wonderful to hear how much the canyon touched you, this happens to many who experience this amazing and special place. We will pass on to your guides your appreciation, thanks again! More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This trip was beyond amazing, exceeding our expectations in almost every way. The guides were amazing and knowledgeable, the food was great, the logistics extremely well executed. And of course the Grand Canyon is well worthy of its status as one of the seven wonders of the world. The only question to ask yourself is about how much hiking you... More 

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Sharon H, Public Relations Manager at Arizona Raft Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Greg K, Thank you for reviewing your 8-day trip on TA, we appreciate you taking the time out of your busy life to comment on your experience with AzRA. You are absolutely correct the more days on the river the more hiking time! More 

Saint John, Indiana
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Rafting the Grand Canyon is definitely a challenge for which one must be well prepared. I must say that our guides carefully instructed us on what to expect and demonstrated a thorough knowledge of the canyon. They really worked hard to feed us and care for us. This was my first ever rafting trip so I really can't compare it... More 

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Sharon H, Public Relations Manager at Arizona Raft Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks Indiana V for taking the time to review your trip and to post a photo ofyour trip with us. We are pleased to hear that you had a wonderful time and thought so highly of your guides, they do work hard and are pleased to know that you appreciated them! More 

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