Experience the Grand Canyon from the Bottom Up

Whitewater rafting the Colorado River offers a unique view of the Grand Canyon By: Beatrice Baisa
Grand Canyon // © 2011 National Parks Service
Grand Canyon // © 2011 National Parks Service

The Details

Arizona River Runners
Arizona River Runners, a whitewater rafting outfitter, has specialized in taking visitors on rafting trips providing a new way to experience the Grand Canyon. Currently, the company is offering visitors a variety of Colorado River rafting packages during the river rafting season. The 2011 summer rafting season is from April through October.

For adventure-seekers, Arizon River Runners’ most popular package is the 6& 7 Day motorized rafting trip which is ideal for a weeklong vacation. Another option is a six- or eight-day oar-powered trip with required hikes in or out of the canyon. For a shorter trip, clients can opt for the 3 Day Escape.