Adrenaline adventure enthusiasts will likely find whitewater rafting an amazing, truly energizing experience. If you are not a hard core outdoor individual, experienced rafter, well
trained and athletic, don?t worry ? there are a lot of options for families, which are mild in intensity. In fact, grand canyon rafting trips
require no previous rafting skills as the guides are navigating the rapids, with the exception of a paddle raft however even in this case, no experience is necessary. The guide sits at the back of the raft and directs you
and the other passengers as you dig into the water. Do not misinterpret the fact that even though you're not rowing, that these trips are not exciting because you will be rafting through many class 7, 8, 9 and 10's
on a 1 - 10 rating scale in the Grand Canyon, not to mention incredible side canyon excursions with beautiful scenery. The magic
of whitewater rafting is that it does not only provide a rush while on river, but it also offers the possibility to combine other memorable experiences including hiking to notable attractions and natural
waterfalls as well as camping at a new location down river each night for multi-day rafting trips. These trips will entertain, energize and relax you. If you seek a more
extreme rafting adventure, you can find a river with higher class rapids but keep in mind that along with this requires higher skill level and experience. The smaller the
vessel, the more challenging it is to remain inside the raft when traveling through rapids.
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raft options from most difficult to easiest are hardshell or inflatable kayak which come in one and two person configurations, paddle raft, dory boat and oar
raft. The bigger raft configurations can also carry more gear and the more weight, the lower center of gravity which aids in potential capsizing.
If wanting to raft the Colorado river in Grand Canyon, your highly skilled guides will not only navigate the river safely, but also prepare incredible meals for you during your multi day raft trip. For more information on Grand
Canyon rafting, please contact us or search for your trip by clicking the banner below!