One Of the Best Experiences of My Life. Rafting the Grand Canyon
It's a rare opportunity to be where few have been in history. The Grand Canyon is beautiful and remote. You won't have cell service and best media experience is the one that plays night after night in the sky.
The modes of transportation are interesting (small plane, dirt roads in the desert, helicopter, raft, speed boat at the end and air-conditioned bus) and you will encounter people from all over the US and the world.
The food and service are very good and plentiful. When not guiding, experienced guides ("River-runners") are taking care of your meal prep and clean up. These are not kids on a summer job but experienced professionals. For example, Mark had some 240 river trips under his belt and Justin, with 70+ trips, added perspective from also being a professional nature and action sports photographer. With all the essentials being thought through in advance for you, your only tasks are to enjoy the experience, set up your tent, manage your personal stuff and bodily functions.
I've biked Europe, the US and have done extended intensive backpacking in Philmont, NM and elsewhere. This IS NOT a physically challenging experience, which is good. That means this trip is very doable from 12 to 70 years of age.
I had intended this 3-day canyon trip to be a bucket list bonding experience for myself and three boys (13, 18 and 20 years old), but something came up and my wife subbed in for the 20-year-old. She is not a camper, but even she managed and in the end had a great time.
Western Rivers has extensive experience, knowledgeable staff and proprietary raft technology that makes this one of the safest and enjoyable rafting experiences. This trip is a "must do" trip for your family.
Caesar - PA
Arizona - Grand Canyon Rafting 3 Day