Western River Expeditions

7-Day Transformation on the Colorado River

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Elves ChasmI have struggled to put into words the level and depth with which this rafting triptouched my heart and has impacted my life.  I brought my journal and tried several times to detail the experience that I was having.  This seemed impossible as I was...

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Adventuresome, Relaxing and Very Memorable Rafting Trip

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Hike to Sandwash put inI have found myself in love with multi-day rafting trips and my latest excursion took myself and a friend to the Green River in Desolation Canyon out of Utah.

To begin this trip, we were to fly to a place then begin a hike down to the launch point on...

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Awesome Adventure With Some Very Special Current and New Friends, the Rafting Trip of a Lifetime!!!!!

Group rafting in the Grand Canyon

We survived the Colorado River white water rapids and had a BLAST!!!

Camped under the stars, enjoyed the Grand Canyonscenery, ate like the Vanderbilts, were entertained at the Bar Ten Ranch, and most importantly made some really great...

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Experience of a Lifetime. Places for Family Vacations

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Floating the Colorado RiverMy 10-year-old son summed up the trip the best when he turned to me and said, "this is the best vacation ever!"

The guides are what make any river trip and this being my second trip with Western River I can honestly say that they are the best....

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OUTSTANDING All the Way! Summer Vacation Ideas

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Bar 10 Ranch This was the trip of a lifetime!

My sister and I were able to share in this astounding adventure together and for that, I will be forever grateful.

The team at Bar 10 Ranch put the "H' in hospitality. Our trip on the Colorado River was filled with awe...

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Multi-Dimensional and Surprisingly Multicultural Experience! Grand Canyon Tours

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On the beach on the Colorado River

Impressions: Sleeping under the stars embraced by ancient canyon walls, punctuated with river sounds (or perhaps people snoring!); interacting profoundly with the elements - intense power of water when riding the pontoons, viewing the rapid flows...

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Our Grand Canyon Rafting Trip Could Not Have Been Any Better...Absolutely Perfect !!

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Breakfast on the Colorado River to start your dayMy pre-trip thought was that the actual raft riding on this Grand Canyon rafting trip would be the highlight. While that part did prove to be very fun and exciting, it was not the best part of the trip.

The guides were professional in every...

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Marvelous - Family Vacation

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Western River GuidesWords do not do this rafting trip justice. Just plain outstanding. Much thanks and appreciation go to the well-trained Western River guides that help make this river trip a very memorable adventure. I believe they could give up their jobs as guides...

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Amazing Trip!! Grand Canyon Whitewater Rafting

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Ridin' the "J" rig pontoons

We went on this Grand Canyon whitewater rafting trip with our 16-year-old son and other family members (including my 83-year-old dad!) we all had a fantastic time!

This trip was exciting from the moment we left the airport until we ended the trip at...

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Living Life in The Moment - Grand Canyon Vacations

Friends in the moment on a Grand Canyon rafting trip

I've figured out how to slow down time...

Ok that might be a little dramatic, but that's exactly how I felt over three days in the Grand Canyon.

I had a very different birthday this year. My birthday did not include texts, Facebook notifications,...

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My River Trip Was Just as Awesome as My Favorite Summer Camp When I Was 14. Rafting in Utah

Colorado River rafting

The level of camaraderie this type of rafting trip builds within its guest makes a tough mudder seem mundane.

I loved making new friends and exploring the grandeur of nature and all I was expecting was to shoot a few big rapids and sleep under the...

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What a Wonderful Trip! Family Adventure Vacations

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Family river trips in the Grand Canyon

This was my 3rd three day trip on the Colorado River with Western River Expeditions. On each trip, I took some of my grandchildren and now all have seen the majesty of the Colorado River and the beauty of the Grand Canyon from ground and river level.

T...

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The Guides, Scenery and Food Were Out of This World. Grand Canyon Vacations

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Nighttime in the Grand CanyonThese Western River guides really do work their tails off to make this a lifetime event.

We happen to have had perfect weather and wonderful guides with some great sense of humor on a daily basis. 

It sure is nice that someone else does the cooking....

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Spectacular! Rafting Trip

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Havasu CanyonWow! I knew this was going to be a great rafting trip, but I never realized how great!

Of course, the Grand Canyon was too big for words. But the other experiences combined with the canyon knocked me out. Between scenery, rapids, geology, hikes,...

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Colorado River Adventures Close the Generation Gap

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Closing the generation gap at Travertine Grotto

The professionalism and attention of the Western River staff throughout the whole reservation experience was exceptional. They addressed every concern and made sure all bases were covered. Since I was traveling with my grandson, their great care to...

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What an Awesome Experience! Grand Canyon Whitewater Rafting

River rafting footwear on a Colorado River trip

What a great couple of days in the Grand Canyon.

The food was excellent, as were the chefs. I can't think of anything I didn't like about the trip. Our fellow rafters were a diverse mix of wonderful people from all over the globe. Even with the cold, r...

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Beyond Expectations - Family Vacation Ideas

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Travertine Grotto

What an epic trip.

Starting with the activities and the night sky at the Bar 10 Ranch to the food, the stories, the excitement at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. This trip was the best. Follow the packing list.

Come once, come again, bring all your...

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Awesome Rafting Trip, What an Experience!

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Captain's dinner on a Colorado River adventureWhat can I say, but loved this rafting trip, would go again in a heartbeat.

The Western River guides are awesome! The scenery was beautiful and the rapids were fun.

There was plenty of delicious food and water/lemonade. Our trip was very organized and...

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One Word, AMAZING. Grand Canyon Vacations

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Vasey's ParadiseMy wife and I have traveled a lot to many exotic vacations, but this Grand Canyon vacation compares with the best.

My comments, different, exciting and a once in a lifetime "must have" experience.

The Western River staff and guides were first...

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Thrilling, Chilling, Drinking, Eating and Hanging Out With Friends and Great Guides on a Rafting Trip!

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Riding the rapids on the Colorado RiverThe rides in the whitewater rapids were thrilling. The drizzle and the rapid splashes were chilling.  The beers and drinks topped off the day. The food was fabulous. The friends enjoyed the adventure and the beauty.

The Western River guides were...

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