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About OARS Canyonlands Rafting
O.A.R.S. Utah whitewater rafting on the Colorado River through Cataract Canyon and San Juan River rafting rival whitewater destinations like the Grand Canyon and Colorado rafting trips through Dinosaur National Monument. O.A.R.S. also offers lodge-based Utah vacation packages combining horseback riding, hiking and swimming with Colorado River rafting. Explore Canyonlands & Arches National Parks on our 1-Day guided sightseeing vehicle tours. Our guides will take you up the Shafer Trail Switchbacks and into the Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park in our air conditioned 4x4 SUV's, or travel deep into Arches National Park to view dinosaur tracks and hike to Eye of the Whale Arch and enjoy an interpretive visit to a few of the best spots for photos like Double Arch & Delicate Arch.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

White water to equal that of the Grand Canyon. One can also extend the trip by floating Ruby and Horsethief Canyons above Westwater. I have always done private trips, but there are several outfitters in Moab, Tag a Long and Sheri Griffith are to be...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bill M
OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Canyonlands Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for sharing this information about rafting in Westwater Canyon, Bill.

Reviewed October 12, 2018

I cannot say enough good things about this company, the people or the trip and they all made it a trip beyond our expectations. Debbie with OARS in CA was very helpful on the phone when I was just starting the process of booking the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JTGeo72
OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Canyonlands Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Thank you for sharing this positive review of your family's Cataract Canyon rafting trip with Dave, Addie and Ernie! Great to hear you enjoyed the experience and we hope you'll join us on another outdoor family adventure vacation in the future!

Reviewed October 1, 2018

Early Sept trip so only class 3 rapids but the scenery was amazing and the guides were knowledgeable and fun! I also have food allergies and they took my allergies seriously and I never had any concerns about cross contamination. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Linda M
OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Canyonlands Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

We're happy to hear you enjoyed your Westwater Canyon rafting trip with us, Linda! Thank you for taking the time to write this nice review.

Reviewed October 1, 2018

This was my second trip with OARS and I had a blast both times! I can't say enough positive things about the guides. They are enthusiastic and helpful and knowledgeable and do everything they possibly can to make the trip amazing! The scenery was beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 100Questions
OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Canyonlands Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Thank you for submitting this helpful review of your Green River rafting trip. We're happy to hear you enjoyed both of your outdoor adventure trips with us and hope you'll join us again!

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I just returned from a 4-day Colorado River rafting trip with O.A.R.S. and can’t say enough about this terrific company. First—a huge shout out to our team of guides: Dave Garcia, Deja, and Mike! They were professional, hard working, informative, and most...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Meryl147
OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Canyonlands Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

We appreciate the kind words and detailed description of your Cataract Canyon rafting experience with Dave, Deja and Mike. Thank you for recommending our company to others. We hope you'll join us on another outdoor adventure in the future!

Reviewed September 21, 2018

A week ago we finished the most incredible river rafting trip ever. 6 days of rafting on the river with exceptional guides and other travelers, incredible meals prepared morning, noon and night, and the evening ended with a lessen about the the gazing STARS and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Canyonlands Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you for this nice review of your Cataract Canyon Stars with Lars rafting trip! We're thrilled you had such an enjoyable experience and hope you will join us on another adventure in the future!

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

I just got off a two day,Colorado River trip through Westwater Canyon, with Russell, Dave and Addie. My gal pals and I had a great time on the river with them. They are a hard working group of guides, with an abundance of knowledge about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Canyonlands Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience and photos of your Westwater Canyon rafting trip with Dave, Russell and Addie, Tena! We're glad you had a great time and hope you'll join us on another adventure soon.

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Went on the two day Whitewater River trip and had an awesome time. The guides Dave, Addy and Russell were very knowledgeable and fun!! I was on the paddle boat with Russell for the majority of the trip and he was super informative along with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Canyonlands Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you for the nice review of your awesome Westwater Canyon rafting trip! Great to hear you enjoyed the adventure with Dave, Addy and Russell!

Reviewed August 29, 2018

What a fantastic trip! If you are reading reviews it is likely that you are trying to figure out which company to go for when choosing a river trip. There are loads and it was daunting choosing one. Wow am I glad that I went...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Canyonlands Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thank you for writing such a nice, detailed review of your Colorado River rafting trip through Cataract Canyon with Lars and Mike, John! We are happy to hear you and your wife had a fantastic time and appreciate you recommending this adventure and our company...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018

It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. And I'm glad that we choose OARS to maximize our enjoyment. The Gates of Ladore are amazing - pristine, remote beauty. And the OARS team were terrific. They emphasized safety (traveling with 4, 9 year olds this was important) but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Canyonlands Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Thank you this nice review of your once-in-a-lifetime Green River rafting trip with us! We' happy to hear it was an incredible experience and hope you'll join us again on another adventure!

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