The Water Blog

one or two
One question we are often asked at Rivers & Oceans is about the difference between taking a one-day and a two-day Grand Canyon rafting trip. Click here for the breakdown.
Gear and clothing to wear whitewater rafting
Let’s go rafting! But now what to pack? Whether you’re an experienced river tripper or a first timer, knowing what to pack is probably one of the most important questions on any kind of vacation. After the excitement of booking and arranging logistics, then comes the “what to bring?” dilemma. Outfitters and companies will usually
view of western grand canyon on a whitewater rafting trip
A Grand Canyon river rafting trip through the western section of the Canyon is a great introductory trip, offering mild whitewater, the feeling of being a mile deep in the earth, and the experience of sleeping beneath the stars.

Running Lava Falls Rapid

shows size of the V-wave in Lava Falls Rapid on the Colordao River
Lava Falls, Grand Canyon National Park One hundred seventy-nine miles downstream from Lees Ferry on the Colorado River sits Lava Falls Rapid. With a difficulty rating of 10 on the 1-10 Grand Canyon scale (Class V on the international scale of river difficulty), Lava Falls is arguably the most famous whitewater rapid in the world.
shows what a Grand Canyon Rafting Company motor trip raft looks like
One of the first questions to figure out for rafting the Colorado River is the type of whitewater craft to use. We’ve written this blog to help you understand the different boats that are run commercially and how they change the experience of floating the Grand Canyon. Motorized versus Non-motorized Rafts A starting point for
shows what a Grand Canyon Rafting Company motor trip raft looks like
All 16 Grand Canyon Rafting Companies Due to the popularity of rafting the Colorado River through Grand Canyon it can be challenging to find space. While there is a rumor that you have to contact companies years in advance, every year there are many spaces that go unused. Below is contact information for all the