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Arizona Raft Adventures - Day Tour

4050 E Huntington Drive, Flagstaff, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
800-786-7238
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Ranked #3 of 27 Activities in Flagstaff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

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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Pensacola, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

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 - Day Tour, 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
2 helpful votes 2 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 - Day Tour, 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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 - Day Tour, 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
2 helpful votes 2 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 - Day Tour, 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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 - Day Tour, 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

Pittsburgh PA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I waited to write this evaluation and let the late May 14 day Grand Canyon all paddle trip age somewhat to give me some perspective. When I return to the Canyon next time it will not be with AZRA even though this was my second trip with them. I had two major concerns. The first was alcohol. River running is... More

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

Dear Jackel55: I am disheartened to hear that your second Grand Canyon rafting trip with Arizona Raft Adventures (AzRA) did not meet your standards and was embarrassed to hear your oar blade story. I can certainly see how this one individual’s dishonesty would cause you to lose confidence in your crew. Please rest assured that after you spoke with a... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We spent six glorious days on the Colorado River with Arizona Raft (AzRaft). Our guides had extraordinary in depth knowledge of the history and geology. They were wonderful. I have done a fair amount of white water rafting and I have never seen such large waves as we experienced on the river. The Azraft guides got us safely down that... More

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

Dear jbdclaw, we are happy that you had such a great time on your six day upper canyon trip. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the information the guides shared with you and that they helped you prepare well for the challenging hike out, which added an extraordinary aspect of your trip. Thanks for taking the time to... More

Lafayette, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We just returned from a trip with AzRA where we rafted 226 miles over 14 days. We've been fortunate to travel a lot with our kids, but this was one of the best trips we've ever taken. We had never been to the Grand Canyon before. We were blown away not only at the beauty but also at how much... More

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

Dear T94549, What a comprehensive review of your trip, thank you so much for taking the time and effort to describe your experience in such detail! Our guides and staff try hard to ensure our guests have the time of their lives on the trip, and with diverse ages, needs and interests it can present a challenge, we are so... More

Bellingham, Washington
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We recently completed the upper half classic adventure. It was truly on of the funnest family experiences we have ever had. My 15 year old and 12 year old son's loved the trip! My husband and I also enjoyed every minute of the trip and hope to go back some day to do the lower half. AzRA was great, they... More

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

Dear Michele_Phil, we are so pleased that you and your teenagers had such a fun and enjoyable trip. Thanks for taking the time to review your experience and we look forward to seeing your family on the lower half in the future! More

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