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Hualapai River Runners

261 reviews
Peach Springs, AZ, USA
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About Hualapai River Runners
One Day White Water Rafting Begin to explore the Grand Canyon walls over the white water rapids of the Colorado River. Hike up to Travertine Falls, a natural waterfall, with your experienced guide. Hear about the history and culture of the Hualapai people. Look for local wildlife while enjoying lunch along the banks of the river. Continue through the Grand Canyon on a smooth water ride viewing the towering canyon from a unique perspective. Complete your adventure with a helicopter flight up to the top of Grand Canyon West, home of the Skywalk. Rafts depart from Peach Springs, Arizona on Historic Route 66 from the Hualapai Lodge and ground transportation returns you to Peach Springs. All this in just one day! 2-Day Paddle Rafting The 2-Day Paddle Rafting Trip is a weekend only excursion that will ramp off at Diamond Creek RM 225 at 8: 00 a.m. Designated stops will be held at Travertine Falls, Separation, and camping at Spencer Canyon. This trip will include lunch, dinner, breakfast and assorted snacks for paddle rafters. Operational hours will begin at Sunrise to Sunset. Cost is $650 per person and must be 12+ years of age. No additional services included.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I could only fit a 1 day rafting trip into our trip. It was amazing from the start, we started with a crazy bus ride it was bumpy but fun and a comfortable bus. We then were assigned our boats and guides...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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GrandCanyonSkywalk, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded today

amandaogle: Thank you for your review and for choosing Hualapai River Rivers. We're glad you enjoyed the experience from the bus ride to the launch point to the trip along the Colorado River We're glad you and your husband had such a great time. And...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From James the bus driver, to Lewis our river guide to the helicopter pilot and the rest of the staff - our trip down the Colorado River was simply fabulous!! Everything was well thought out and planned and we felt very safe all day long!!...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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GrandCanyonSkywalk, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Shoeladee64: Thank you for choosing Hualapai River Runners and for your review. We appreciate your comments and are pleased you enjoyed the experience. It sounds like you had a great time. The Hualapai River Runners team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Words fail me. Epic, amazing, incredible, sacred, cold. All of these don't feel quite right. From the ride down into the canyon to the river trip and the helicopter out, worth every cent. We did this for my hubby's 50th and it did not disappoint....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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GrandCanyonSkywalk, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Laura F: Thank you for choosing Hualapai River Runners. We are glad you had such a great time rafting the Colorado River with us. As you found out, it's quite an experience. We appreciate your comments about our guides too. We hope your husband had...More

Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

We had a blast on this trip! Nick was an excellent guide and knew the river very well. We had 5 passengers on our boat (8 is max). They provided dry bags, snacks, lunch, life jackets, and drinks. The water is cold but you dry...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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GrandCanyonSkywalk, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2019

eliz322: Thank you for your review and for choosing Hualapai River Runners. We're glad you enjoyed the experience and we appreciate your comments about Nick. You're right about getting wet, especially when you for through the rapids. On our website, we have suggestions on what...More

Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

It is gorgeous. I wasn't expecting to pay to see it so that was disappointing. Unlike other rims, the West rim is owned and operated as a profit center. It was over $110 for my wife and I to view the grand canyon with the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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GrandCanyonSkywalk, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2019

Tony J. Thank you for visiting Grand Canyon West and for making the drive from Las Vegas. We pleased you enjoyed the gorgeous views. The GCW Team

Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

This rounds off the whole Grand Canyon experience and it's great to meet the tribe members who are very friendly. We sat at the front of the boat and did get a bit wet but that was part of the fun 😁

Date of experience: February 2019
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GrandCanyonSkywalk, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2019

CurlyVix1: Thanks for taking one of our pontoon boat tours. We pleased it helped enhance your Grand Canyon experience. You're right about getting a little wet being part of the fun. The GCW Team

Reviewed January 5, 2019

Our trip was cancelled due to bad weather conditions (1 day riverrafting and helicopter tour). They promised that we would not be charged for the trip. But we were charged! When we came back to Denmark we called up the office. They promised to pay...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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GrandCanyonSkywalk, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2019

Olehovmand: We apologize for the issue you described regarding your trip that got cancelled. We are not sure what happened in your particular situation, but are glad it finally got resolved. We understand your frustration and are sorry it was not taken care of in...More

Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

My family and I decided to spend the day white water rafting and I couldn’t imagine it with any other company. They were absolutely terrific! Our tour guide was Tyler and with his expertise on the water he always made us feel safe at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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GrandCanyonSkywalk, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2018

worldtraveleropinion: Thank you for choosing Hualapai River Runners. We're happy to read you had such an enjoyable experience on the river with Tyler. Our guides work hard to ensure guests have a memorable time and it sounds like you found that to be the case....More

Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

If you're going to see the Grand Canyon, I highly recommend white water rafting with the hualipai river runners. You have a day trip down the piece of the canyon on a raft that has a motor, so while you do jump the waves and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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GrandCanyonSkywalk, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2018

Cheryl F.: Thank you for your review and recommendation. It sounds like you had a great time rafting the Colorado River with us. We're glad you were able to overcome your fear of heights to take a helicopter ride out of the Grand Canyon. As...More

Reviewed November 8, 2018

In Oct 2018, we planned a day trip to raft on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. We used Rivers & Oceans to plan our trip which was officially booked with Hualapai River Runners. We highly recommend this trip for many reasons. 1)The trip...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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GrandCanyonSkywalk, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2018

dcamlong: Thank you for your review and for choosing Hualapai River Runners. We are pleased to read you would highly recommend the trip. It sounds like you really enjoyed the adventure. We appreciate your comments about our guides and the overall river trip. We are...More

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Peter A
January 3, 2019|
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Response from Cheryl F | Reviewed this property |
We were picked up at 630 from the Grand Canyon railway hotel. The rafting was 29 miles with a lunch and swim break took all day. We were lifted out of the canyon at about 5:00 and done with everything by about 6/630. Its... More
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danwilcox2000
July 20, 2018|
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Response from tami I | Reviewed this property |
They do supply water Gatorade snacks and sandwiches if you have any meal restrictions make sure you speak to them the night before ask what type of sandwiches they’re serving definitely bring a hat and sunscreen I would wear... More
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June 12, 2018|
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Response from Ann S | Reviewed this property |
On the trip there are 10 rapids. You start off at one and work your way through to 10. It was really fun when we had the engine, but the moment we lost it, it was just dangerous. We made it through three rapids, before we... More
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