OARS was the first exclusively oar-powered rafting company permitted to operate trips on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. Through nearly 50 decades in the adventure travel industry, they have become the largest and most diverse family of river-based adventure travel companies in North America, operating adventure vacations on over 1230 miles of rivers in the continental U.S. and the far reaches of the globe. They are genuinely invested in every passenger, trip and lifetime memory.