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Grand Canyon Whitewater

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Address: Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone Number: +1 800-343-3121
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Whitewater rafting through Grand Canyon on the Colorado River provide a...

Whitewater rafting through Grand Canyon on the Colorado River provide a stunning view of one of the most breathtaking natural wonders of the world. Grand Canyon Whitewater tours combine thrilling world-class whitewater rafting excursions with time for exploration within Grand Canyon. Side hikes from the river lead to waterfalls, canyons and sites hidden from most visitors. Grand Canyon Whitewater offers 4,5,6,7,8,9,13- and 15-day trips on motorized or oar-powered rafts.

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Great trip, fabulous guides, wonderful place.

Amazing logistics that were absolutely well done. From the beginning to the end, everything was in place and taken care of. We laughed, we got wet, we got hot, we enjoyed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Carol R
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Sedona, Arizona

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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260 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is worth getting up at 3 am to go to the Grand Canyon to do this day trip. Go, get up and do it! Life is short!

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Sedona, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing logistics that were absolutely well done. From the beginning to the end, everything was in place and taken care of. We laughed, we got wet, we got hot, we enjoyed. Tremendous trip.

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Erlanger, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our third trip with Grand Canyon Whitewater in the past five years and each one was great. The equipment was excellent. The guides Brock, Elk, Trevor and Katie were great. The weather co-operated and we had a fantastic week with no rain. There were nine of us on this trip and no one had a complaint. The food... More 

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Thank David B
GrandCanyonWW, Public Relations Manager at Grand Canyon Whitewater, responded to this review

Glad to hear you had another excellent trip with us, Dave! It's kind of neat for those of you who go with us year after year to see all the little tweaks and improvements we continuously try to make -- hope the pee buckets were a hit on your trip :) Look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the time of my life on this trip. I loved every minute of it. GCW were professional, safe and a lot of fun. Great group of people were on the trip, too. I made friends for life. Quit hesitating and book your trip!

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Thank Michelle S
GrandCanyonWW, Public Relations Manager at Grand Canyon Whitewater, responded to this review

Awesome! So glad to hear you had such a transformative adventure with us :) Thanks for the review! More 

New Canaan, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unexpectedly had the time of my life. The views were stunning, sleeping under the stars was amazing and I am happy to have met such a great group of people to share this adventure with. A huge thank you to our guides Zach, Trevor, Jake and Rachel - You guys are awesome!! Who parks in the middle of a rapid... More 

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GrandCanyonWW, Public Relations Manager at Grand Canyon Whitewater, responded to this review

Love it :) Glad you were so happily surprised! More 

Moses Lake, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The river guides were amazing and really helped you understand the canyon and the history of it's exploration. Jake, Zachery, Trevor and Rachel were amazing guides and helped us to feel comfortable with the details of camping and living on the river for a week. I loved the views of course, but I also loved the camaraderie and the sense... More 

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GrandCanyonWW, Public Relations Manager at Grand Canyon Whitewater, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your feedback, Terry, and for the excellent tips for potential guests. Seeing the camaraderie and all the incredible personal accomplishments is still one of my very favorite things about GC river trips. Hope we'll see you (and the grandkids!) back down there soon. More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of four (2 kids, ages 10 and 12) did the 4 day motorized raft trip + hike, and we couldn't have asked for a better experience. The trip was incredibly well run - our guides were knowledgeable and lots of fun - and they were great cooks, too! The crowd was interesting, adventurous and athletic and gelled immediately.... More 

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GrandCanyonWW, Public Relations Manager at Grand Canyon Whitewater, responded to this review

Awesome! You guys are MACHINES, if you made that hike out in 4 hours in triple-digit weather! Love your review, and love it that you think burgers and brats = eating like royalty ;-) Thanks for the fantastic review, and so glad to hear you guys had such a great experience with us! More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just completed a five day rafting trip down the Colorado River with Grand Canyon Whitewater company. Jeff and Tyler, but guide Jeff and Tyler, our boat guides or friendly, knowledgeable, and made this a great trip. Food was great and the sights were unbelievable. The hike in to the Canyon was challenging but well worth it I would highly recommend... More 

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GrandCanyonWW, Public Relations Manager at Grand Canyon Whitewater, responded to this review

Fantastic, Jon -- thanks for the review. And thank you for mentioning how challenging the hike into the Canyon is. A lot of folks assume, because it's all downhill, it's an "easy" "walk" to the river ... but I am always MUCH more sore from the hike in than the hike out! But you are absolutely right -- well worth... More 

Eagle River, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

10. Where else can you travel through a billion years of the earth's geologic history. 9. Unplug ! No phones, no Facebook, no wifi !! The only thing you connect with is Mother Nature and your fellow passengers. Become a human being, not a human texting. 8. All the camping gear is provided - tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, sheets,... More 

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GrandCanyonWW, Public Relations Manager at Grand Canyon Whitewater, responded to this review

LOVE THIS!! That place sure does grab a hold of your heart. Looking forward to seeing you again next season :) More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on a 4 day motorized rafting trip on 06/18/16 with GCW and they are a top notch company. Very well organized, very clean and knowledgeable. The hike out is no joke. Be prepared!

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Thank Dave M
GrandCanyonWW, Public Relations Manager at Grand Canyon Whitewater, responded to this review

THANK YOU for sharing that honest assessment of the hike with potential guests! Hiking out of Grand Canyon is never an easy feat, but hiking out in the summer months is especially challenging. And thanks for your positive review -- glad you had a good time with us! More 

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