Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon

Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
Whitewater rafting through the Grand Canyon offers a distinctive view of one of the most popular and breathtaking natural wonders of the world. The Grand Canyon radiates both excitement and serenity. Without a doubt, the Grand Canyon is one of the most incredible geological wonderlands on earth. Colorado River rafting gives you a glorious perspective of this natural wonder. Grand Canyon whitewater vacations combine thrilling world-class whitewater rafting with time for exploration within the Canyon. 

Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
Two of our guides, Grant and Jason

Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
Vasey's Paradise

Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
Redwall Cavern, a vast chamber carved by the river.

Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
Silhouette of children playing inside Redwall Cavern.

Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
Our lead guide Matt told interesting stories and historical facts as we passed by specific landmarks.
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Hiking up Nankoweap Trail
Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
Puebloan Granaries high above river at Nankoweap date back to AD 1100.
Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
Nankoweap Canyon
Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
The Little Colorado River confluence. Where the Little Colorado River flows into the Colorado River. This is the exact point where the river changed colors.
Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
Exploring 75 Mile Canyon, just above Nevills Rapid.
Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
Doing a little rock-climbing before dinner near our camp.
Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
Collard Lizard. We also saw Desert Bighorn, Mule Deer, and numerous bright colored birds.
Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
Setting up camp on the third night. This is the biggest beach inside the canyon. On the left, you can see where dinner will be cooked by the guides.
Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
The kids provided a huge amount of positive energy throughout the trip.
Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
On the fourth day, our hike up the Grand Canyon began. It was 7.5 miles, with 5500 feet in total elevation.
Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
The hike up through Bright Angel Trail is not for the faint of heart. I carried a 50lb+ backpack and needed to drink water and rest constantly. It took me around six hours to get to the top.
Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
Whitewater Rafting Inside the Grand Canyon
 

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