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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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One of our greatest experiences!

I'm sitting here reflected on the past 3 days feeling extremely emotional. My husband and I decided to take the 3 day canyon adventure for his 50th birthday. It was worth every... read more

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Lombard, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm sitting here reflected on the past 3 days feeling extremely emotional. My husband and I decided to take the 3 day canyon adventure for his 50th birthday. It was worth every penny. We flew in a little plane, helicoptered to the bottom of the canyon, floated through the most beautiful scenery ever, felt the cold river water through exciting... More 

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

I loved reading your trip review of your Grand Canyon 3-day adventure. What a great way to celebrate a big birthday. Thanks for sharing your time and sense of adventure with us on the river. You captured all the aspects of the trip that we love. Your appreciation of all that the canyon has to offer was expressed so beautifully.... More 

NE Ohio
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120 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Of all of our trips - I liked the May timeline the best. The water is clearer and seemed to have a little faster movement. There isn't an age limitation in my opinion for this trip. I personally wouldn't chose a tent - I loved seeing the stars above me on my cot. You won't have any trouble sleeping. You... More 

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

We are happy to have had you as our guest on three trips. Thanks so much for referring your friends as well. We appreciate your taking the time to put your trip comments in TripAdvisor. I also enjoy sleeping out under the stars. It's a great opportunity to really enjoy Mother Nature. Thanks for being a "repeater". Cordially, Sandy Harmer... More 

Warrenton, Missouri
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 3, 2017

It's been 8 months since our trip down the river and we still talk about our wonderful week in the canyon. Words really can't describe how great the guides were and we were also lucky to have Sandy along with us too! I make the mistake all the time of telling people they have to do this once in their... More 

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SHarmer0909, General Manager at Western River Expeditions, responded to this review

Hello Karen - I enjoyed the trip so much with you and Charles. We're so glad that you have great memories of your Grand Canyon experience. Our guides work hard to make certain our guests have a wonderful time. We would love to have you back. In the meantime, thanks for spreading the good word about this trip. Best regards,... More 

Swanton, Vermont
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Bucket List trip - white water rafting! Was not expecting the amazing, thrilling, trip of a lifetime. The History, information and one with nature was incredible! I Loved every moment!! Our staff was superb! How Captain Johnny maneuvered down the Canyon...with the likes of us....as they packed and managed meals - educated and fine tuned our history lessons. The new... More 

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

Thank you for sharing your feelings about your Grand Canyon trip. We're so glad you came with us. We're glad you appreciate the special aspects of the trip - the other guests, your guide, the education and entertainment and disconnect from the digital world. It's a special place and we're glad to have shared it with you. We would welcome... More 

Austin, Texas
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11 reviews
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

The 6 day Western River Expedition down the Grand Canyon was truly an amazing life event. My wife and 3 grown children and I took the trip together August 26 through September 2. The 28 passengers and 4 guides on the two rafts were all great (no whiners!). Our guide had been doing the trip for 21 years, all four... 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 of your Grand Canyon 6-day trip last year. We're so glad you and your family could enjoy the beauty of the Canyon with Western River. We're glad you appreciated the hard work and fun personalities of our guides. WE would welcome you back for another adventure in the future. Cordially, Sandy Harmer... More 

Quitman, Arkansas
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Reviewed October 2, 2016

Had a great time, guides were awesome scenery out of this world can't wait to plan the next trip If it looks like rain choose to erect a tent at night

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

Thanks for you review you posted on TripAdvisor. We're glad you had a great time on your Grand Canyon trip. And, thanks for the advice on a tent/rain. We hope you will choose to travel with Western River once again. Sincerely, Sandy Harmer Grand Canyon Reservations Mgr. More 

Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

We had an awesome time and met really nice people. If you want to take some time off in the nature, with epic views and an adventurous note, do it! No worries about animals you hardly see them. The guides do their best to make the trip perfekt. A once in a lifetime experience.

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

Thanks for your great comments in TripAdvisor. We're glad you enjoyed your 'honeymoon trip' in the Grand Canyon. It makes us happy to hear your appreciation of the guides and the service they provide. Meeting new people, seeing the canyon views and having adventure along the way - that's what it is all about. Thanks for traveling with us, Sandy... More 

Moorea, French Polynesia
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2016

We took a 7 day trip from Lee's Ferry to Bar 10 Ranch (184 miles) down the Colorado River and it was nothing but spectacular. Seven couples shared one raft with two guides. Amazing scenery, wonderful food and fantastic service were the highlights of this trip. Our guides, Evan and Nick were the best, both on the raft and onshore.... More 

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

Hi - Thanks for your great comments posted on TripAdvisor. We're happy that you will have so many good memories of your Grand Canyon trip with Western River. We're glad you enjoyed what the canyon offers in scenery and whitewater, as well as the service and meals the guides provide. Thanks for traveling with us. Cordially, Sandy Harmer Grand Canyon... More 

Floydada TX
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Just completed a 7 day whitewater rafting trip down the Colorado river in the Grand Canyon. It was an adventure of a lifetime. Food was exceptional even with a little sand mixed in! Our river guides went over the top to provide the best river experience for the group.

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

Thanks ever so much for your kind comments in TripAdvisor. We're glad you enjoyed your Grand Canyon 7-day trip. We're glad you enjoyed the food and our guides. Thanks for traveling with us, Sandy Harmer Grand Canyon Reservations Mgr. More 

Rolling Meadows
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67 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

This has been a bucket list for my husband for the last 10 years. There were 10 of us that went on the trip. Are 4 children with wife and friends and my sister and her son. Western River Expeditions(WRE). Worth the money we saw some other outfitters on the river and WRE is the best. JRig has a motor... More 

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

Thanks for your review and for traveling with WRE. We're glad you got to fulfill that bucket list dream with so many members of your family. We're very proud of our company and the trip that we offer our guests. We're happy that you enjoyed so many of the wonderful aspects of being in the Grand Canyon and going down... More 

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