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  • Location:Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Duration:15 hours (approx.)

Grand Canyon White Water Rafting Trip from Las Vegas

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Add a thrilling outdoor adventure to any Las Vegas vacation with this guided, full-day whitewater rafting trip down the Colorado River. Enjoy a 2.5-hour road trip south to Peach Springs, Arizona, home of the Hualapai Indians at the gateway to the Grand Canyon. Then, challenge the mighty Colorado River’s varied rapids on a 40-mile journey through the canyon, taking a side hike to a travertine waterfall along the way. A boxed lunch and a hotel pickup and drop-off are included.

Highlights

  • Travel in air-conditioned comfort to the Grand Canyon in new 12-passenger vans
  • Las Vegas river rafting takes you through 40 miles of the mighty Colorado River
  • Enjoy a helicopter flight back to the rim of the Grand Canyon
  • See the incredible natural waterfalls hidden throughout the canyon
  • Maximum of 8 passengers per raft
  • Las Vegas white water rafting is a once-in-a-lifetime experience

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What You Can Expect

Grand Canyon White Water Rafting Trip from Las Vegas

Grand Canyon Rafting Trip from Las Vegas

Begin this exciting outdoor day trip with a hotel pickup in Las Vegas, followed by a 2.5-hour journey southeast from Sin City to Peach Springs, Arizona. Travel over the breathtaking Hoover Dam Bypass to Kingman, Arizona, then continue east on famous Route 66 to the Hualapai Indian community of Peach Springs.

Upon arrival, van transportation will be provided to the Colorado River.

At the banks of the Colorado River, meet the Native American guide, who will provide a brief safety orientation and equipment overview (life vests and rain gear provided) before boarding a pontoon raft. From there, the voyage continues along 40 miles of the Colorado River with a total of six sets of rated rapids before the water evens out. Stops are made throughout the trip to discover hidden canyons and waterfalls, including a side hike to a travertine waterfall.

Enjoy a complimentary boxed lunch in the solitude of the canyon and be sure to bring a waterproof camera for incredible photo opportunities. From here, it’s smooth floating past fluted rock formations and historic Separation Canyon. At the conclusion of the rafting tour, board a helicopter for a quick 4,000-foot ascent to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. Then travel back to Peach Springs for the return trip to Las Vegas and a hotel drop-off.

Customer Reviews

Robert R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This trip has been on my bucket list for years, and now I have done it, and I want to do it again. I truely had a fantastic time. Thank you for making this a fantastic day! I cannot express in words how happy this trip made me!

Debra C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Fantastic trip as soon as you get past the 4:00 a.m. hotel pick-up. I really had a great time. The tour is well organized - from the stop for breakfast on the way from Las Vegas to Arizona, to the helicopter ride out of the canyon. The scenery was magnificent, the rapids were exciting, and the lunch was delicious. There was no shortage of snacks and drinks. A few suggestions: phone and speak with Cathy at Viator the number is online if you have any questions or concerns, bring a pair of gloves I used garden gloves because there is a lot of holding on to either a metal pipe or wooden seat, and lastly, don't wear white. They call it white water rafting but really it's brown water rafting because the Colorado River is so full of silt, it's brown, and your clothing will get dirty from it. We went in early September so, although the water was cold - refreshingly - the air was so hot that we were comfortable with shorts and a t-shirt. One part of the trip that I had difficulty with was the climb to the falls. I was wearing water shoes - that were wet - and my feet kept slipping so I was a bit nervous climbing on the rocks and up the rope ladder. Take care with this. Another suggestion, on the bus ride down to the river, sit in the front as the road is VERY rough I think part of it is through a somewhat dried up creek bed, not a road at all!. Also, if you plan on taking pics or a video while in the helicopter, ask to sit in the front or at the window behind the pilot. Most importantly, plan on having fun! It's a once in a lifetime trip and well worth the cost.

Mary H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

What a wild ride! A once in a lifetime bucket list experience. The staff was helpful and informative about what to pack before our departure from home as well as providing a detailed explanation of the events of the day. Our driver was punctual and safe. He also provided drinks and snacks for the ride home. A wonderful experience.

Lindsey Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We had such an amazing time on our trip August 13th, 2015. I never write reviews but I just had to put how well we were taken care of on the drive there until we got dropped back off. Our driver Ron was so funny and just the greatest guy. You have to ask for him. The river rafting itself was just a great experience. I had never done anything like that and can't wait to do it again. I will recommend this trip to everyone I know. will be adding photos as soon as I download them.

Debra R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This has got to be one of the best experiences we as a family have ever had. The Grand Canyon was amazing and the rafting was fabulous fun. Hold on tight though, wear plenty of high factor sun cream and get a hat with a string to hold it on. Your shoes / sandals have to have the toes covered in. They supplied plenty of water and the lunch was a lovely sandwich. Just remember to accept a bottle of water off your guide as you get off the raft as you may have a short wait for the helicopter out in the baking sun.

PATSY S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

TERRIFIC!! Andre was great. He took great care of us, made sure we had a good time. would do the tour again.

LIBBEY R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great trip! Tour guide was excellent and very informative. Would highly recommend tour.

Craig L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Fun, thrilling, scary, VERY WET, relaxing, and scenic - all in one! Not much we DIDN'T love about our full-day white water rafting trip on the Colorado river. Our driver to/from Las Vegas (Ron!) was amazing (how the heck he has the ability to be so enthusiastic and social at 4am is beyond me!).

Katharine H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Everything about this tour was fantastic!! We'll run, very pleasant guides, and a terrific adventure. It was worth every penny!!

Olivier F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

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