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Holiday River Expeditions - Utah River Rafting

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Address: 793 S 1500 E, Vernal, UT 84078
Phone Number: 800-624-6323
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Holiday River Expeditions offers several Utah River Rafting vacations. The...

Holiday River Expeditions offers several Utah River Rafting vacations. The Green River rafting trip is a 5 or 6 day trip that features exciting whitewater rapids for all ages. This trip usually includes some hiking to explore ancient Indian ruins and petroglyphs. The San Juan River rafting trip is a 3-day adventure down the exquisite San Juan River where you’ll experience the phenomenon of "sand waves". The Yampa River is the last undammed river in the Colorado River system and this is a 4 or 5 day trip for the intermediate river rafting enthusiast. The Desolation Canyon river rafting vacation is rated "easy" and is available for children as young as five years old. This is a 5 or 6 day river rafting trip through Canyonlands National Park where the scenery is always breathtaking. Adventure seekers will enjoy an abundance of wildlife sightings such as elk, moose and black bear and some great trout fishing. Transportation to and from the river is included in the cost, as well as delicious campfire meals prepared fresh each day.

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Incredible 4 day trip with family and friends

What a terrific experience for our family (3 boys ages 10-15) and friends (four kids 10-16) and three other families/groups through the Gates of Lodor. Since we were such a large... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a terrific experience for our family (3 boys ages 10-15) and friends (four kids 10-16) and three other families/groups through the Gates of Lodor. Since we were such a large party, we had five guides/boats. Each was spectacular in their own way. Led by Dave, we had Dustin, Larkin, Trevor and Max. They worked together flawlessly and tirelessly to... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from 4 days/3 nights camping on the Green River with Holiday. This was the yoga and rafting trip that I did as a mother/adult daughter trip with a friend and her daughter. One more woman was in our group, adding great fun to the whole experience. Guides Susan and Sarah were amazing at everything they did: rowing and... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just took an outfitted 3-day 2-night trip with Holiday River Expeditions from Loma Colorado thru Westwater Canyon. My husband and I are whitewater rafters ourselves and have done this stretch of river privately. This year we joined family and friends from back East on a catered trip! The timing was especially good, because my husband/boatman is recovering from a... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the first of June we signed uip for a 5 day float down the Yampa River, CO/UT. WE put in at Deer Lodge, CO and took out at Split Rock, Dinosaur National Monument, UT. The trip was excellent. The river was beautiful running thru canyons almost the entire way. The water was fun with exciting rapids all along the... More 

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Lafayette, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second time on the Yampa with Holiday - it just gets better! T.J. is right up there as one of the best trip leaders we've met in many years of river rafting. He and the other guides were skilled, knowledgable, and fun!! Their special attention to the five youngsters on the trip (ages 8-11) was deeply appreciated.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

What made this trip so special was the quality of the guides - extremely knowledgeable, friendly and low-key, with the just the right mix of attention to safety and fun. The river was wild and the canyon breathtaking.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We just got off a 5 day, 4 night Yampa River Trip. The scenes were amazing and Holiday made this trip our best ever. The staff is friendly, from Karen who booked the trip to our guides, Jessie, Dustin, Sam, Ferguson and Scott. We had lots of hikes, Rapids and just floating down the river. The guides had fun but... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

I did the 4-day Lodore Canyon rafting trip. Wow. The river was wild, the canyon was gorgeous. I was hoping to see some wildlife and Lodore certainly delivered: the highlights were several groups of Bighorn Sheep, river otters, an evening bat performance and 47 different species of birds (including breeding Lazuli Buntings, Says Phoebes, Clark's Nutcrackers and Black-Throated Gray Warblers).... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Incredible guided rafting trip down the Green River with over a dozen friends. Incredible setting, great guides, great food and wonderful memories. First Class experience surrounded by friends and an unforgettable landscape. Couldn't imagine a better way to spend four days while on vacation. The team at Holiday River lead by the guides on our trip definitely made the difference.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

This is the best vacation I have ever been on!!!! I have traveled to over 30 countries and this is the best hands down. Karen in the office booked us and set everything up with only 2 days notice. The guides Justin, Larkin, and Sherpa were consummate professionals. Justin was a phenomenal lead guide, Larkin had the patience of a... More 

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