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Best Whitewater Rafting Vacations in the West

Discover The Ultimate Escape.
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Unforgettable White Water Adventures

Since 1961

With 60 years of guiding adventurous travelers through the most spectacular rivers and canyons in the West, Western River Expeditions has carefully crafted what we consider to be the best white water rafting vacations in the world. The setting and pace of an all-inclusive Western River rafting trip give you something you don't find in other vacations. On a Colorado River rafting trip, Grand Canyon rafting vacation, Utah whitewater rafting adventure, Idaho river rafting trip, white water river adventure in Oregon, or jungle escape in Costa Rica, you'll find the perfect respite from the hectic world around us–completely free of distractions. Join Western on an unparalleled whitewater rafting journey and discover the relaxation of drifting down river without a care in the world, the exhilaration of rafting America's most legendary whitewater, the exploration of seldom-seen natural wonders, and the peaceful reflection of gazing up at the star-studded sky. On a Western River Expedition, you will quickly discover why so many are calling this "the best vacation of their lives." Call 866-904-1160 today and let us help you find the perfect adventure.

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The Best Western Rivers "Oh, The Places You’ll Go!"

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Discover the best white water rafting destinations in the West - maybe even the planet. Journey through the breathtaking redrock canyons of the southwest in Grand Canyon and Utah, punctuated by some of the most legendary white water rapids in the world. Explore the forested mountains of the Northwest in Idaho or Oregon, each with their own unique story. Where will you go white water rafting?

  • From the River

    From the thrill of riding whitewater - Hermit, Crystal and Lava rapids, the lullaby of the river and symphony of stars at night, the bounty of food, and the competence, wit and good humor of the guides...it was truly a memorable week.

    Carla, Colorado

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Our Most Popular Whitewater Expeditions

Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon 6-7 Day Vacation

Grand Canyon6-7 Day Vacation

Adults(16+): $3,345
Youth (12-15): $3,345

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Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon 3 Day Rafting Trip

Grand Canyon3 Day River Trip

Adults(16+): $1,750
Youth (9-15): $1,750

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Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon 4 Day River and Ranch Tour

Grand Canyon4 Day River & Ranch

Adults(16+): $2,095
Youth (9-15): $2,095

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Utah
Cataract Canyon 2 Day Whitewater Express

Cataract Canyon2 Day Whitewater

Adults(16+): $895
Youth (12-15): $895

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Utah
Cataract Canyon 4 Day Classic

Cataract Canyon4 Day Classic

Adults(16+): $1,825
Youth (10-15): $1,325

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Utah
Desolation Canyon 5 Day Adventure

Desolation Canyon5 Day Adventure

Adults(16+): $1,955
Youth (5-15): $1,255

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Utah
Southwest Sampler

Moab UtahSouthwest Sampler

Adults(16+): $855
Youth (5-15): $730

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Idaho
Middle Fork Salmon River Rafting Trip

Middle Fork Salmon 5-6 Day River Trip

Adults(16+): $2990
Youth (7-15): $2890

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Idaho
Hells Canyon Snake River Whitewater

Hells Canyon 5 Day Adventure

Adults(16+): $1990
Youth (8-15): $1860

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Idaho
Main Salmon River Rafting

Main Salmon 5 Day Rafting

Adults(16+): $1940
Youth (6-15): $1445

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Idaho
Lower Salmon River Rafting

Lower Salmon 5 Day Rafting

Adults(16+): $1990
Youth (5-15): $1860

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Oregon
Rogue River Lodge to Lodge

Rogue River 3-4 Day Lodge to Lodge

Adults(17+): $1,460
Youth (7-16): $1,420

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