How much does it cost to go white water rafting at the Grand Canyon?

A vacation whitewater rafting in Grand Canyon ranges from $346 for a motorized one-day to $6899 for an 18-day oar trip. Colorado River rafting trips are all inclusive with no additional costs once on the water.

How much does it cost to go rafting in the Grand Canyon for 1-day?

ONE DAY GRAND CANYON RAFTING FAQ’s. How much does the 1-day Grand Canyon whitewater rafting trip cost? The Grand Canyon whitewater rafting price is $432 per person (tax included) in 2022 for those who wish to drive to Peach Springs, Arizona.

What is the best time of year to raft the Grand Canyon?

Our season runs April through September, which coincides with the ideal time to raft in the Grand Canyon. Many of our guests raft in June, July, and August when school is out. Others with flexible schedules take advantage of milder weather in April, May, and September.

Can you do a one day rafting trip in the Grand Canyon?

The Hualapai River Runners offer the only one-day, whitewater rafting trip that’s legitimately in the Grand Canyon. They provide round-trip transportation for the day, beginning and ending in Peach Springs, Arizona. Peach Springs is located roughly halfway between the South Rim and Las Vegas, on historic Route 66.

How long is the rafting trip through the Grand Canyon?

7-18 days
How Long Does It Take to Raft the Entire Grand Canyon? Depending on how fast the river is running, how many stops you make to camp alongside this 279-mile stretch of river and if you have motorized rafts or oar boats, rafting the entire Grand Canyon can take anywhere from 7-18 days.

Why is white water rafting so expensive?

As mentioned earlier, multi-day river expeditions can require a complex sequence of “planes, trains and automobiles” to get you to and from the river. These modes of transportation just getting to the river (and back again) are part of the adventure (and cost) of going into the wilderness for days at a time.

How hard is it to raft the Grand Canyon?

All things said and done, any river trip has its challenges. Rafting the Grand Canyon is not harder than any other trip if you have all the right information and spend the proper amount of time planning logistics. Being prepared is key to having a once in a life time trip.

Is upper or lower Grand Canyon rafting better?

The best answer to this question is – both. In reality, both the Upper Canyon and the Lower Canyon are great for rafting, offer a lot of miles full of fun in the raft, and you can never go wrong.

Can you raft the Grand Canyon without a guide?

These private trips must be self-guided; hiring a professional guide is prohibited. At least one member of the group needs to meet specific requirements of the National Parks Service in regards to river rafting skills and experience.

Where do Grand Canyon rafting trips start?

Depending on your outfitter’s itinerary and your designated take-out point, a full Grand Canyon river trip can reach up to river mile 280. All full Grand Canyon river trips begin at Lees Ferry, a vehicle accessible site close to both Glen Canyon and the beautiful Marble Canyon.

Do you need a guide to raft Grand Canyon?

What is the best Grand Canyon trip?

Tour Guides. Your Grand Canyon tour guide can either make or break your experience.

  • Location. Tours of the Grand Canyon are typically broken down into two options – west rim or south rim tours.
  • Tourist Sites Outside of the Grand Canyon.
  • Transportation To and From the Tour.
  • How to choose a Grand Canyon rafting trip?

    Your attitude

  • The attitude of those around you
  • The guides’ management of group dynamics
  • Where are the best places to go white water rafting?

    Snake River (Wyoming)

  • Colorado River (Arizona)
  • Gauley River (West Virginia)
  • Salmon River (Idaho)
  • Kennebec River (Maine)
  • Youghiogheny River (Pennsylvania)
  • Arkansas River (Colorado and Arkansas)
  • Rogue River (Oregon)
  • Nenana River (Alaska)
  • Chattooga River (Georgia)
  • What to bring on a white water rafting trip?

    Small camp Pillow

  • Water bottle with strap*
  • Flashlight or headlamp
  • Sunglasses with Strap*
  • Bandana
  • Insect repellent*
  • Small towels and toiletries
  • Baseball cap or visor (with strap) for sun protection*
  • Medications. If you are in need of bringing a CPAP- please visit to purchase a battery pack.
  • Large Ziploc bags for wet gear