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Cataract Canyon Rafting Trips

Trip Overview

$1,255.00 /person

A Cataract Canyon rafting trip down the Colorado River has become synonymous with adventure. Holiday River Expeditions' rafts carry you to side canyon grotto’s, waterfalls and ancient Pueblo ruins that are otherwise inaccessible in the park. 

Nowhere on its entire course does the Colorado River descend more precipitously than through Cataract Canyon. On night three of your river rafting adventure, the Colorado River will not rest. The roar of the cataracts will lull you to sleep, dance in your dreams, only to awaken you the next morning with a new song. Time to batten down the hatches and hold on because this is Cataract Canyon whitewater rafting at its best. Twenty-three BIG ONES, among them Mile Long, Ben Hurt and the granddaddy of them all, The Big Drops, which is a succession of three heavy-hitters that will leave you laughing and cheering. You move 30 feet closer to sea level in less than a mile.

  • Departure Months: May, June, July, August, September
  • Duration: Extended Trip
  • Sport/Activity: Kayaking, Stand Up Paddling, Hiking, Yoga, Rafting, Photography
  • Skill Level: Intermediate, Advanced
  • Water Type: Whitewater (Class III+)
  • Services Available:
    • Guided
    • Shuttle
    • Gear Rental
    • Meals
  • Accommodations:
    • Camping
  • Group Rates: Yes
  • Number of Portages: 33

Outfitter provides camping chairs, kitchen setup, full course meals, beverages (water, lemonade, soda, gatorade), and a portable toilet. 

You will need to bring or rent a tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, etc.

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