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Address: Las Vegas, NV 84121
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Western River Expeditions - Day Trips are the best commercial,...

Western River Expeditions - Day Trips are the best commercial, all-inclusive, rafting expeditions through the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River. 6 & 7 day trips through the Grand Canyon begin at Lee's Ferry Arizona (river-mile "0"). A flight from Las Vegas to Marble Canyon is provided, where you will meet your guides. 6 & 7 day trips end at Whitmore Wash, several miles below Lava Falls Rapid with a helicopter flight out to Bar 10 Ranch on the north rim of Grand Canyon. 3 & 4 day trips begin at Whitmore Wash (river-mile 188) with a 7 minute helicopter flight from Bar 10 Ranch. 4 day guests will enjoy 1 night of ranch activities before the helicopter flight into the canyon. Flight destinations in and out of Bar 10 Ranch are Las Vegas and Marble Canyon. 3 & 4 day trips end at Lake Mead. A jetboat speeds guests to Pearce Ferry where a charter bus will then take them past Hoover Dam to Las Vegas.

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Trip of a Lifetime

I first saw the Grand Canyon many years ago and always dreamed of seeing it from the bottom up. I put it on my bucket list after being diagnosed with stage IV cancer in 2005. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I first saw the Grand Canyon many years ago and always dreamed of seeing it from the bottom up. I put it on my bucket list after being diagnosed with stage IV cancer in 2005. I finally made it and included my two sons, ages 18 and 20. I hoped this would be a bonding time for us. Being away... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pro tip: If you plan on shooting the rapids on the Colorado River, want to leave the major work of camping to the pros, and love beautiful scenery, then I totally and completely recommend Western River Expeditions as your guide! The entire experience was golden from start to finish, zero complaints! The technical knowledge and customer service of the guides... More 

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your experience with Western River and our guides through Cataract Canyon on the Colorado River. We're so glad your enjoyed the trip and we will welcome you back to travel with us again - if you haven't already rafted the Colorado River in The Grand Canyon, you should consider that as your next... More 

Kamas, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from a river trip down Cataract Canyon with Western River Expeditions. 5 star rafting experience. The guides were great! Always making sure everyone was happy. Food was unbelievable! If you ever dreamed of a river trip I would highly recommend booking with Western River Expeditions!

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing Western River to travel with on your vacation to southeastern Utah and your river trip in Cataract Canyon. That 4-day trip on the Colorado River is truly awesome. I went on that trip last year and had such a great time as well. We're glad you enjoyed the guides and the great food. Come travel with us... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the 7 day Grand Canyon trip in June and could not have been more pleased. From the minute we pulled up at Lee's Ferry until we helicopter out at the wash we were so well taken care of and happy! Joe, Stephen, Nick and Shad were safety conscious, hilarious, accomplished, patient and knowledgeable. You can tell that this... More 

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review on TripAdvisor. I'm so glad you enjoyed all the parts of the trip from the guides to the food, to the stars, to the hikes and the wonder of the Grand Canyon itself. We're glad you chose to travel with Western River. Sandy Harmer Grand Canyon Resv. Mgr More 

San Antonio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been wanting to do this trip since I was 16. I am now 68 and figured I better not wait any longer. I was concerned because of my age with a history of 2 back surgeries so I went with the one that my wife felt had the best equipment and experience. She was correct: the rafts were... More 

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions, responded to this review

Thanks, Charlie, for your great review - you said it all and very well. It was a pleasure to have you and Kathy with us. I'm glad you decided to travel with Western on our unique j-rig and that you enjoyed all the aspects of the trip. Cordially, Sandy Harmer Grand Canyon Reservations Mgr More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely the best vacation I've ever taken. The guides made me feel safe and they were fun too, joking around with us and giving us a TON of information about the Grand Canyon. We slept under the stars every night which was amazing and the food was fantastic at every meal. In terms of advice I'd say, listen to their... More 

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive comments about your trip and our fabulous guides. I'm glad you enjoyed their humor and their information about your Grand Canyon trip. Good advice about the heat and the sunscreen. And, yes, we do make camping as easy as possible for our guests. We're also glad you enjoyed getting to know the other guests on your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the 4 day Cataract Canyon trip with our family two girls ages 20 and 17 and had a great time. The food was outstanding and the guides informative and friendly. One of our favorite parts of the trip was getting to know all the other people- Don't be shy sit and talk everyone. The food was outstanding -... More 

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions, responded to this review

Thanks for being with us on the Cataract Canyon/Canyonlands National Park trip. We agree that it's an amazing way to see that canyon and park. Good advise on the water bottle and hat - I often dip my hat, life jacket and shirt in the water to keep cool when it's so hot. It sounds like you were inventive as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an adventure! We had a great time. First of all, the sites were unbelievable! Pictures just cannot do justice to the incredible landscape and views. This was worthy of any bucket list. We did the 3 day trip and it was just right for us. We are not fans of camping generally speaking, but 2 nights was not a... More 

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive comments about your 3-day trip. We're glad you could come with your triplets and their cousins. It's a wonderful family adventure. We've now purchased a different bus and are working with a different company to make certain that the end of the trip isn't a frustration to our guests. Thanks for your patience. We were... More 

SAINT PETERSBURG
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned and just loved this trip. Well organized and people and guides were just awesome. Would highly recommend this to anyone will worth the money. I will be going again. This is for young and old. I'm 62 and did it with a gentleman older then me.

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions, responded to this review

Thanks, Gail, for your kind words and recommendation and for posting your comments in TripAdvisor. We will look forward to having you with us again. We're glad you enjoyed your guides and the organization that it takes to put the trip together. Sandy Harmer Grand Canyon Reservations Mgr More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As many people have already said... This is a trip of a lifetime Everything was perfect right from the start with the help with reservations... They answered all questions with patience no matter how many times you called. They really want you to have the best trip that you can have... The guides... Ronnie and Jeff and Keifer and Carter... More 

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SHarmer0909, Front Office Manager at Western River Expeditions, responded to this review

Thanks for all you positive comments about our "Outfit". We're very proud of all of our staff - from the reservation team to our guides. We all have the guest's best interest and satisfaction as our goal. We're glad you were so pleased with your trip in the Grand Canyon. Sandy Harmer Grand Canyon Reservation Mgr More 

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