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Hualapai River Runners

Peach Springs, AZ 86434
+1 888-868-9378
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The mighty Colorado through the Grand Canyon!

From start to finish we had an awesome time! Our river guide Henry answered questions , shared... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sara S
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Amazing Family Experience

I traveled to Arizona with my husband and three children ages 9, 12 & 14, and after spending two... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
triciadwilson
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Erial, New Jersey
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One Day White Water Rafting Begin to explore the Grand Canyon walls over the white water rapids of the Colorado River. Hike up to Travertine Falls, a natural waterfall, with your experienced guide. Hear about the history and culture of the Hualapai people. Look for local wildlife while enjoying lunch along the banks of the river. Continue through the Grand Canyon on a smooth water ride viewing the towering canyon from a unique perspective. Complete your adventure with a helicopter flight up to the top of Grand Canyon West, home of the Skywalk. Rafts depart from Peach Springs, Arizona on Historic Route 66 from the Hualapai Lodge and ground transportation returns you to Peach Springs. All this in just one day! 2-Day Paddle Rafting The 2-Day Paddle Rafting Trip is a weekend only excursion that will ramp off at Diamond Creek RM 225 at 8: 00 a.m. Designated stops will be held at Travertine Falls, Separation, and camping at Spencer Canyon. This trip will include lunch, dinner, breakfast and assorted snacks for paddle rafters. Operational hours will begin at Sunrise to Sunset. Cost is $650 per person and must be 12+ years of age. No additional services included.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Peach Springs, AZ 86434
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From start to finish we had an awesome time! Our river guide Henry answered questions , shared information and made sure we had a great time! I don’t know how you could have made this trip any better. Maybe fly back to peach springs instead...More

Thank Sara S
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GCW_Marketing, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your experience with Hualapai River Runners.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I traveled to Arizona with my husband and three children ages 9, 12 & 14, and after spending two nights in the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, we took the 2 hour drive to Peach Springs for the one-day rafting trip. We arrived the...More

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GCW_Marketing, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and for your kind comments about Hualapai River Runners and especially your guide Henry. We're glad you had an amazing family experience rafting the Colorado River. We appreciate you taking the time to write such a detailed review. Enjoy your...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family (senior parents, sister, and 11yo niece) and I visited Vegas for the first time at the beginning of the month and did some research into what all to see around. I saw a couple great reviews and a couple not so great reviews...More

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GCW_Marketing, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Hualapai River Runners and for your review. We're pleased to read you and your family had such an amazing time. We appreciate your comments about Dennis and will pass along your comments. As for your thoughts on the weather, it does...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So our trip was June 23rd. We live in Kingman so it was about an hour drive to Peach Springs where we spent the night in the Lodge the night before. The rooms were very comfortable. Only problem was the train that ran behind the...More

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GCW_Marketing, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Hualapai River Runners. We appreciate your review and are glad you had such a great experience.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I did the 2-day rafting trip May 26-27. This was an experience of a lifetime. Well organized and efficiently run. Tyler and Dave and Jimmy and Red were amazing and extremely knowledgeable. They were very personable and accommodating and safety conscious. The...More

Thank Irene M
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GCW_Marketing, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing Hualapai River Runners. We're glad you had an amazing experience. We appreciate your review..

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

We rafted on May 19/20 on an overnight, 2 day rafting experience. It was an experience alright. Within the first morning our inexperienced guide hit the biggest of the rapids we were going to face incorrectly and tipped the raft ejecting everyone and everything into...More

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GCW_Marketing, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jay: We want to offer you an apology for what clearly was a river trip that left you disappointed. For decades, Hualapai River Runners has offered visitors to Grand Canyon West the best guides, the best whitewater trips and the best overnight camping trips...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

If you’ve decided to take this tour get ready for Some serious Rapids. After your hour long drive on the bus you arrive at the base of the west rim of the Grand Canyon. These are motorized rafts so no paddling is required all you...More

1  Thank tami I
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GCW_Marketing, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Thank you for choosing Hualapai River Runners. We're glad you enjoyed the experience.

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

On May 27, 2018, I went on this rafting trip expecting to have a great time. I was told to arrive at the meet location at 7:30am, The sign in process was smooth and professionally done. I was very excited to go white water rafting...More

Thank Ann S
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GCW_Marketing, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ann: When one of our guests has anything less than a 5 star day on the Colorado River in one of our boats, we are disappointed and bothered. Hualapai River Runners has for more than 40 years been the premier tour company on the...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Our one-day trip was awesome! A trip of a lifetime! WATER REPELLENT GEAR IS A MUST! Andrew was a fun captain and the rapids were super fun- several rated class 4-7. Lunch was very good and the scenery is amazing. The whole day was flawless...More

Thank Hayley H
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GCW_Marketing, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you for choosing Hualapai River Runners. We're glad you had an awesome trip and that your experience was flawless. We appreciate your review.

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This trip was worth every penny spent! Our guide, dale, was EXCELLENT!! In between rapids he told us about the history of the canyon and river. We Would highly recommend this trip, just make sure you’re in shape for a bumpy ride 😀

1  Thank Tara B
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GCW_Marketing, Public Relations Manager at Hualapai River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Thank you for choosing Hualapai River Runners. We're glad you had an excellent experience and we appreciate your review.

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badluck
12 June 2018|
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Response from Ann S | Reviewed this property |
On the trip there are 10 rapids. You start off at one and work your way through to 10. It was really fun when we had the engine, but the moment we lost it, it was just dangerous. We made it through three rapids, before we... More
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BabyBisto
9 June 2018|
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Response from MJ1617 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think there are any other 1 day white water trips, only float trips. I’m sure those are beautiful, but not the same. The rapids were worthy it. Also, aside from our 4 rafts on the tour, no one else was on the... More
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Response from Sophia J | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is! If you choose to not go on the helicopter ride you just continue to ride down the river. I would ask though if you will still be able to see the skywalk and the hualapai village because those are pretty cool... More
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