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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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Western River expeditions is great.they kept in touch from the day we booked till we were on the water. The guides are great, we never felt uncomfortable safe. You won't be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Saukville

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Saukville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Western River expeditions is great.they kept in touch from the day we booked till we were on the water. The guides are great, we never felt uncomfortable safe. You won't be disappointed with western river expeditions. Michael

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Milford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was by far the most exciting, informative and entertaining trip. Trip leader Whiley, raft driver (and W.R.E accountant) Jason, boatman Jace & Joe were incredible... Cooking, guiding, expertly explaining how to stay on the raft i.e. "SUCK RUBBER" - never figured that one out- basically keeping everyone alive. The side trips and views from the river are by far... More 

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

Thanks for your great comments about your Grand Canyon on TripAdvisor. We thank you for your appreciation of our hard-working guides and are glad you enjoyed the side trips. We do welcome you back for another adventure experience. Thanks again, Sandy Harmer Grand Canyon Resv. Mgr. More 

Toronto, Ontario
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you only have time for one item on your bucket list, make this it. Phenomenal experience. Impossible to describe. Trust me. Do this..... no matter what age you are when you can!

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

I like it - Just do it! Thanks for your short and to the point comments on Trip Advisor about your Grand Canyon trip experience. We're glad it was a phenomenal trip for you. Thanks again, Sandy Harmer Grand Canyon Resv. Mgr More 

West Hartf
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The trip is well thought out and organized. The experience is a thrill. The guides are incredibly hard working. They are pros but also very human. I actually do not like camping. But it was as good a situation as could be. I greatly appreciated the attention to hygiene, the clear instructions, and the cooperation of my fellow group members.... More 

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

Thank you, Jonathan, for the review of your 4-day Grand Canyon trip in TripAdvisor. We appreciate your positive comments and are glad you enjoyed the efforts our guides make to ensure you have the best experience possible. Thanks again, Sandy Harmer Grand Canyon Resv. Mgr More 

Otsego, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The 6 days rafting through the Gran Canyon was an adventure of a lifetime. The experience was life changing to be totally absorbed in nature away from all life's distractions. The guides were truly outstanding. They were entertaining, professional, knowledgeable and just outstanding people. The food was beyond my wildest expectations. Can't believe how well we ate with steak, barbecued... More 

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

Thanks for your great review of your Grand Canyon 6-day trip. We're so happy that you enjoyed not only the uniqueness of this adventure but also our guides and the fantastic food. Thanks for being our guest. Sandy Harmer Grand Canyon Resv. Mgr. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family did the 5 day grand canyon trip. This is the most amazing way to experience the grand canyon. Western River was flawless from the initial contact through the entire trip. The staff made this a a fun , educational and safe trip. You can tell that the entire staff loves the canyon and the Colorado River.

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

We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your Grand Canyon trip and appreciated all that our staff does to make it the best experience possible for you. We do love that canyon and the beautiful Colorado River. Thanks for traveling with Western River. We would love to have you come back for another trip - maybe something in the... More 

Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trip is not "shooting rapids." These are very large rafts and they drive them right through the largest waves in the rapids and the slam from one wave to the next, their objective seems to be to splash as much water on the raft as possible. If you are sitting on the front of the raft, you have to... More 

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

Well, we are sorry you were disappointed in your experience on the j-rig. Many of our guests love the chance to crash through the rapids in that manner. Perhaps you would consider joining us on a different trip that offered the smaller oar and/or paddle boats - I would suggest the 4-day Cataract Canyon in July or August for that... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second 6-day Grand Canyon trip with Western River. Our last was 13 years ago with my husband and me along with our daughter and son-in-law. As soon as our grandson was born we said we had to do it again once he was old enough. Alex turned 12 last month and our trip started August 2nd. One... More 

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

Thank you, Mary, for your great trip review. I happen to be Kurt's mother so it was nice and rewarding to hear that you enjoyed having him as you swamper. He loves the canyon and loves sharing it with our guests. Yes, there are months with more chance to have clearer water - April, May, June and September give better... More 

Katy, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Neither words nor photographs can adequately do justice to the experience and beauty I experienced during my 6 days in the Grand Canyon with these guys. Saying the guides were awesome would be a huge understatement. They were all very knowledgeable and fun, all while keeping safety and service at the top of their priority lists. They truly went above... More 

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

That was a great review! Thanks so much. We're glad the trip experience on your Grand Canyon 6-day trip was so positive for you and that you enjoyed our guides, the food, the camping experience and all that the Canyon has to offer. Thanks for traveling with Western River. Best regards, Sandy Harmer Grand Canyon Reservations Mgr More 

Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip was incredible. I find it hard to put in words. Putting all technology away and being off the grid for a few days was refreshing, clears the mind and allows a person to really embrace the experience. Our guides were incredible, passionate, knowledgeable and had patience that helped serve the wide range of abilities and ages in the... More 

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

Thank you for celebrating your 25th anniversary with Western River. We're glad that you enjoyed your trip. It is unique to be in a place that requires "off the grid". We're glad that was a positive experience for you. Thanks for the compliment about our guides. We think they are outstanding as well. Best regards, Sandy Harmer Grand Canyon Reservations... More 

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