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Colorado River Discovery

130 6th Avenue, Page, AZ 86040
+1 888-522-6644
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FUN - Smooth water rafting.

We had planned a week long adventure vacation for our two granddaughters and this was one of our... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jenice C
Smooth water raft trip

Trip is organized, informative, easy access. Very nice float down river for all family members... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Colorado River Discovery offers the most fantastic one day rafting trips anywhere on the mighty Colorado River. We provide half-day and full day tours that are perfect for the entire family (kids aged 4 and up). Departing from the scenic town of Page, Arizona, your trip will begin with an exciting and exclusive ride down the two-mile long Glen Canyon Dam access tunnel. At river level, with the dam soaring 700 feet above you, you will board a comfortable pontoon raft for your journey downstream. While on the River, you will experience one of the most dramatic stretches of river in the western United States. Your experienced guide will tell the story of the area’s soaring sandstone cliffs, crystal blue-green waters, abundant wildlife, exploration by Major John Wesley Powell and others, and the river's modern role in the Southwest’s water and power delivery system.A stop to view an impressive set of ancient petroglyphs will offer a you chance to stretch your legs and enjoy your lunch while bearing witness to the area’s former inhabitance by ancient native cultures. If you choose, you may also refresh yourself by wading in the cold, clear river. Come and visit the river that we love... You'll be inspired!
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
130 6th Avenue, Page, AZ 86040
+1 888-522-6644

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Reviewed yesterday

We had planned a week long adventure vacation for our two granddaughters and this was one of our stops. It was their favorite day! We knew it would be hot, so we chose the 1pm time slot, in the hopes that it would not be...More

Thank Jenice C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Trip is organized, informative, easy access. Very nice float down river for all family members. The sandwiches from their cafe were good. The down side for our trip: They over loaded the boat with friends of the owner so when the return trip back upriver...More

2  Thank soundguy226
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took a very comfortable and fun morning trip. Afternoons get hot! Beautiful views and we learned about the history of the area. Our guide was passionate about the history of the area. The guides interacted well with the participants. It was a fun morning!

Thank DeeDeech23
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Price could definitely improve to make it a bit more affordable, but the experience is great. Our children loved it. We got a bit wet but it's expected. Guides are friendly and knowledgeable. Would definitely do it again

Thank Jhulliana L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was in Page when the heat wave kicked up in Arizona and the west coast. Was in town celebrating a reunion with my HS girlfriends. We took this tour down the Colorado River to Horseshoe Bend on the pontoon boats. The scenery was amazing and...More

Thank LizaKline
Reviewed 6 days ago

Made the trip down through Glen Canyon with my wife and kids (12 y/o and 9 y/o), it was the highlight of our 10 day trip to the southwest US. Trip was definately on smooth water. The only time the boat ever rocked is when...More

2  Thank GSD671
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took the 4 hour trip on electric powered raft. We got a very good lunch, impressive for a boat trip. Vegetarian options too. Our river guide Gerry was friendly and knowledgeable. Well worth leaving him a good tip. The 2 hour boat tours passing...More

1  Thank 2Tigerlady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour started off meeting at the building where we checked in and waited to get on the bus which took us to the Glen Canyon Dam. The people who checked us in could have been much friendly and more organized. She was quick to...More

1  Thank travelgirl1225
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an easy relaxing half day tour in our grand circle trip. It was nice break for kids and us after several hike in dry land. We signed up on CRD website and filled out the waiver form, although they didn't request it for...More

5  Thank jbcw66
Reviewed 1 week ago

Combine a 1/2 day raft trip with a tour of Glen Canyon Dam and a walk to the Horseshoe Bend overlook, and you'll see this small section of the Colorado River from every vantage point. The raft tour itself was a lot of fun and...More

Thank Swatso_DGCR
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Has anyone taken the 1/2 day trip daring Spring break, around the 25th, wondering what the weather would be like.
12 June 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth F | Reviewed this property |
We were there on May 8th and took the morning 1/2 day trip. The weather was decent, cooler in the early morning as the sun doesn't get in much down by the river, but as the time went by it warmed up. I think it was a brisk... More
Varsha D
Hi. I believe there are two trips in summer, one at 7am and the other at 10.30am and I was just trying to decide which one to take. Does it really get very hot? We will be there around the 29-30th of May. Do I need to make the reservations beforehand(4pax) or can I do it when I get to Page? Many thanks!
16 May 2017|
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Response from coriver | Property representative |
Hello! We have two 1/2 Day trip departures in the summer, 7:30am and 1:00pm. Average high temperature in the summer months is in the upper 90s F and can be quite hot. We suggest booking at least 2 weeks prior to make sure... More
Danielle F
Is it better to take the helios boat or the motorized boat?
2 May 2017|
Response from ottawa198 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any Helios boats when we were there. The motorized boat we were on was relatively quiet, Returning took a bit of effort though not much as the water was quite calm and the captain knew the shallow parts of the... More