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Colorado River & Trail Expeditions

255 East 1000 North, Green River, UT 84525
+1 800-253-7328
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The trip of a lifetime

Words escape me when trying to describe my most recent (and first) run through the Canyon. The... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2016
Megan H
Grand Canyon Rafting with a Professional Crew

Just got off a weeklong rafting trip from Lees Ferry to Whitmore Wash with CRATE. I have been... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2016
Stewart A
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Offers the greatest vacations in the world. CRATE has been operated by the original owners for over 40 years. The company is family owned and operated and specializes in working with groups, individuals, couples, and families. CRATE operates its rafting trips with smaller group sizes and considers off-river hiking an important part of Grand Canyon rafting, the rafts are comfortable and not overcrowded. CRATE offers many options with its Grand Canyon rafting tours rangeing from 3-14 days in length and include paddle, rowing, motorized, and raft & ranch options. They offer complete Grand Canyon trips that travel all 277 miles of the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon as well as partial rafting trips to or from Lee's Ferry, Phantom Ranch, Diamond Creek and Pearce Ferry.
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255 East 1000 North, Green River, UT 84525
+1 800-253-7328
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Reviewed July 12, 2016

Words escape me when trying to describe my most recent (and first) run through the Canyon. The guides from CRATE truly made this experience beyond anything I could have imagined. The food was exceptional and our guides were amazingly professional, yet down to earth. I...More

Thank Megan H
Reviewed June 25, 2016

Just got off a weeklong rafting trip from Lees Ferry to Whitmore Wash with CRATE. I have been rafting the Grand Canyon since 1969 and this was one of my best floats. Great knowledgable crew who were very personable, fun, and excellent boatmen and cooks....More

Thank Stewart A
Reviewed June 19, 2016

Jane and I are still coming down from our white water rafting trip, which ended two weeks ago. We were on the Green River for 96 miles and six days, and for the first 80 miles or so there was no access to the river...More

Thank t666brown
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Took back to back trips this May & June in Desolation Canyon and Cataract Canyon. These were the trips with professional photographer Tom Till from Moab. Could not have been better. Mikenna, one of my favorite guides, was the tip leader for both segments. Dave...More

Thank JWT1943
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Rafting the Grand Canyon is mind-blowing in itself and was made even better with the great crew from CRATE. They were totally professional in their boat handling skills and thoroughly knowledgeable about the canyon, history, wildlife, etc, and did so much to make the trip...More

Thank pdxtraveler12
Reviewed June 6, 2016

At 40 I was expection to be one of the oldest ones on the raft. I did a 4 day upper trip and I was the 3rd youngest. The oldest being in their 70s. The guides were great. Everything was well organized. The food was...More

Thank ptm2
Reviewed May 25, 2016

CRATE helped solve a potential problem before the trip even began! Throughout the trip they listened and responded to any and all issues, always focused on customer satisfaction. We consistently felt safe and cared for.

Thank Eilish
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Rapids approaching ... let's keep this short ... and no need to add much more than one more exclamation mark to all the superlatives in so many other reviews. CRATE is great -- a family business and the smallest of the GC rafting outfitters --...More

Thank SedonaCharlie
Reviewed May 19, 2016

I've just read a "heads up" from CNN on how to distinguish Trip Advisor fake reviews from valid. One of the "bewares" was totally positive reviews. There has to be something not right about an experience. But honestly, I can't think of it with CRATE's...More

Thank Radish1430
Reviewed May 15, 2016

WOW! We participated in the raft trip as a group charter for 24 friends and two rafts and had Wayne Ranney as our geology guide. CRATE - we can't sing your praises enough. Walker, Dewey, Zach and Christian were so professional, fun, and attentive! We...More

Thank Janet W
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March 12, 2016|
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Response from JWT1943 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Estera, Difficult question. Both Grand Canyon and Yosemite could easily take a week or more to see. These are large parks with many, many miles of roads and trails. Remember the distance between Grand Canyon and... More