How to save money on whitewater rafting in the Colorado River at Grand Canyon

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Grand Canyon Whitewater Rafting

If you want the ultimate adventure travel experience, then you have got to try white water rafting on the Colorado River at the Grand Canyon!

This will allow you to experience the Grand Canyon in a whole new way – between the canyon walls in the Colorado River – under the guidance of your experienced guides of Hualapai River Runners.

You have a choice of a 1-Day Whitewater Rafting Adventure or a 2-Day Whitewater Rafting Adventure.


You can currently save 10% off these tours by purchasing your ticket here.  They have a great spring sale going on right now.  If you purchase a 1-day or 2-day whitewater rafting adventure, you get a 10% discount on the cost of your ticket.  These are just for visits made in March or April.  No promo code will even be needed since this coupon is automatic.


Here are the two adventures you can choose from:

1-Day Adventure

  • Take a scenic bus ride to the Colorado River
  • Enjoy a thrilling adventure of over 12 miles of river that is fun and appropriate for all experience levels, including beginners
  • Hike to Travertine Cavern Falls & see the beautiful natural waterfall
  • Eat lunch along the riverbank and admire the natural beauty
  • Take a smooth water ride through the Canyon
  • Take a helicopter flight from the river to the rim of Grand Canyon West
  • Can add an optional tour of the Skywalk & Eagle Point
  • For children ages 8 years old & older

2-Day Adventure

  • You’ll start the 2-day adventure on a Friday night at the Hualapai Lodge along historic Route 66 in Peach Springs
  • On Saturday, you’ll enjoy miles of whitewater rafting
  • You’ll also hike to Travertine Cavern Falls where you can take pictures
  • You’ll paddle raft down the river to Spencer Canyon, where you will enjoy a steak dinner and then camp there for the night
  • The next day you’ll board power pontoon boats where you will float along for nearly 30 miles of amazing, unforgettable scenery
  • You’ll enjoy narration from your experienced guide, who will tell you true stories about “the People of the tall Pines”, and you’ll learn a lot about their history & culture
  • You’ll take a helicopter ride to the rim & Grand Canyon West where you’ll be able to add on a Skywalk & Eagle Point tour
  • Finally, you’ll be transported back to the Hualapai Lodge
  • This adventure is for children ages 12 years old & older


A few tips to remember no matter which adventure you choose:

  • Bring sunblock – this is Arizona!
  • Dress in quick-drying clothing, because you are going to get wet
  • You could bring a change of clothes, and a dry bag is provided if you choose to do that
  • You will also be provided with a watertight ammo box for your cell phone and any other small item you do not want to get wet