Western River Expeditions

The Third Time is Even More Exciting! - Rafting the Grand Canyon

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Grand Canyon Vacations

28 of us are coming June 9 to raft the Grand Canyon.

I hope the river will be ready for that! I hear her calling. If it ever gets above 25 degrees here, I am wearing my swim trunks just to be ready.

Don - Golden, CO
 

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Dreams of Arches - National Park Tours

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Fiery Furnace Hike in Arches National ParkI spent part of my childhood near Denver, CO, and one of my most cherished memories is the time my parents and I spent time in Moab, Utah to go hiking in Canyonlands National Park. I must have been 8 years old.

We got stuck in a storm and had to find...

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First Look - Grand Canyon Tours

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Grand Canyon Tour from the RimMy friend who is coming with me on the rafting trip had never seen the Grand Canyon, so we took a little trip up to the South Rim for a look. She was blown away as it is always awe inspiring to view the canyon.

We can't wait for our river expedition...

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Desolation Canyon - Amazing Family Trip

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We've done this Desolation Canyon rafting trip several times with our family and it is consistently the favorite family vacation for all us. Not only is it an incredibly easy vacation compared to other family trips, it also gives us an experience...

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AT LAST!!!!! Grand Canyon Rafting Trip

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Rafting the Grand Canyon Whitewater RapidsIn 1956, I had the good fortune to meet Bill Beers and Jon Dagget. They convinced me that, while swimming the Grand Canyon may not be the best way, running "The River" was well worth the doing!

I put this on my list of things to get done in my life,...

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186 Mile Cathedral - Colorado River Adventures

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Family Vacation Adventures

Early May will mark my 15th trip down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, twelve of them with Western River Expeditions.

Number 13 was 18 days rowing, a true adventure, and one I would repeat in an instant, if only it was easy to get three...

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White Water Rafting Safety Tips for Kids

White water rafting is a fun, unique way to spend some quality outdoor time with the entire family. Floating down a gorgeous river can be just as exciting for youngsters as it is for adults. While some tours require age and weight restrictions,...

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Borrowed Time

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Grand Canyon Rafting in 4 days"The trouble is, you think you have time." Gautama Buddha

I consider myself one of the lucky ones to know that we are on borrowed time. I've always been that girl that loves to sing but can't carry a tune but I sing every chance I get, the one who...

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Grand Canyon Rafting Trip - Spectacular Scenery, Outstanding Guides, Great fun!

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Best Rafting Guides in the Grand CanyonWell organized Grand Canyon rafting trip from beginning to end.

Western River Expeditions guides were terrific, experienced, skilled, knowledgeable, personable - did everything they could to make it a special trip.  They were good cooks and...

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Looking at the 2014 Rafting Season Through our Guest's Photos!

Once the last boat of the 2014 season was rolled up for winter storage, we thought we'd take a look back at the season through our guest's eyes by reviewing the photos many of they've shared on our photo-sharing site.

We love what great photographers...

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Grand Canyon Whitewater Rafting - Fantastic!!

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Rafting the Grand Canyon on Honeymooner's RapidThis Grand Canyon whitewater rafting trip is by far the best I have ever done! 

Great peeps, guides, food, weather!

I would recommend this trip with Western River Expeditions!

Martha not Stewart - WA
Arizona - Grand Canyon Rafting 3 Day

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What I Will Miss About Summer River Rafting Trips.

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Breakfast call on our Grand Canyon river rafting trip

I quickly realized that autumn is gaining speed and I must face the fact that summer is beginning to fade. It doesn’t take long to realize that as we get older, the summers go by faster and the winters seem longer. This summer, I was lucky enough to...

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Another Beautiful Day Floating the Colorado River.

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Calm stretch of the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon

This was the perfect Colorado River adventure! The guides, food, guests, camping...all of it was top notch. Thank you!

Bill - FL
Arizona - Grand Canyon Rafting 6 & 7 Day
 

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There Are No Words Befitting This "Expedition" Experience

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Time of my life in the Grand Canyon

'It's an expedition not a trip' said Wiley on day one down at Lee's Ferry. Boy was he right.

Time off my life, best thing I've ever done, err-may-zing, Awe-sum! I could keep on going. From the thrill and exhilaration of 'Sucking Rubber' running the...

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Rafting Trip of a Lifetime.

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Grand Canyon rafting group on the Colorado River

From beginning to end we had a ball, from the small plane ride, the helicopter into the Grand Canyon, our raft with the Western River guides Evan, Joe and Nash who were so kind, friendly and informative, even Joe's tall tales added to the pleasure...

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The Best Adventure Vacation Ever! Colorado River Rafting

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Travertine Grotto waterfall while rafting the Colorado River

From beginning to end this Colorado River rafting trip is the best adventure vacation. RD, Johnny, and Cole made us feel right at home from the start. We made new friends from Oregon and Washington and even one of the crew is a fellow Michigander.

Slee...

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Grand Canyon Rafting, The Best Vacation Ever

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Grand Canyon beauty at Redwall CavernWestern River Expeditions is the best rafting company there is! Thanks so much to the company and most of all the guides for giving us a vacation of a lifetime.

I never knew what to really expect when we starting the trip down the Colorado River....

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Adventure of a Lifetime! Grand Canyon Tours

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Grand Canyon tour full of adventure!

We had so much fun on this Colorado River adventure. 

The Bar 10 Ranch was a great way to start off the trip. From the horseback riding and skeet shooting to spending the night in a covered wagon, it was a riot. The helicopter ride was breathtaking...

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Best Vacation EVER!!!!

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Group rafting trip on the Colorado River

This was the best vacation I have ever taken.

The scenery was breathtaking. Best way to see Grand Canyon was by the Colorado River. The rapids were big enough to be fun but not dangerous. Our Western River guides were terrific, very knowledgeable...

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Amazing - Family Adventure Vacations

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New friends on a family adventure vacation

A great adventure with some wonderful new friends!

Bob, Robin and Kenzie - OH
Arizona - Grand Canyon Rafting 6 & 7 Day
 

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