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Colorado River Discovery

130 6th Avenue, Page, AZ 86040
+1 888-522-6644
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We went on the half-day trip. To be fair, did have some logistical issues in making reservations... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2014
Sanjay K
Can't Go Wrong With This One

This was one of the highlights of our recent trip to Grand Canyon/Glen Canyon. As you would... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2014
Atlanta, Georgia
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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 28 September 2014

We went on the half-day trip. To be fair, did have some logistical issues in making reservations, getting payment preferences down, insufficient information on website describing the day and getting our email wrong. But after sorting through that, the morning of the trip arrived -...More

Thank Sanjay K
Reviewed 27 September 2014

This was one of the highlights of our recent trip to Grand Canyon/Glen Canyon. As you would expect, the scenery just can't be beat and we had a perfect day. Our guide, James, did a great job explaining the geology and history of the area...More

Thank SteelRibbons
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Four adults took the 3 hour raft trip on a Sunday afternoon in perfect weather. It is done rain or shine. (The CRD company runs many other trips). The company is well organized with all details of your day. You leave from Page via bus...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Had a wonderful trip with my family down the Colorado River! Our guide Brent Yorga was very imformative, and a lot of fun! And the scenery was amazing! My advise is to wear a bathing suit under your clothes, wear wet proof shoes and take...More

Thank Marnee2014
Reviewed 23 September 2014

We booked the morning raft trip and don't regret it at all. The trip was very organized, the guide was entertaining, and the sights were beautiful. We had about 12 people on our raft and we each had the opportunity to ask questions. The only...More

Thank myrtlemax
Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

The customer service is first class. I Found that everyone of the employees was first class and attentive. They went the extra mile for me. I did the backhaul and had the opportunity to see several of the employees along the way. Everyone of them...More

Thank 1Graywolf
Reviewed 19 September 2014

We booked this trip before we left England and it was a good decision. Had decided to go for an early start at 7.30. On arriving at the River Discovery building we were given a brief insight into what we would be doing and some...More

1  Thank GaryWS2013
Reviewed 18 September 2014

We were only staying in Page overnight. We decided to go on the pontoon raft trip the afternoon of our arrival. Colorado River Discovery runs a very smooth operation. We took a bus from their headquarters in Page to Glen Canyon where we boarded the...More

Thank cag1123
Reviewed 17 September 2014

We did the afternoon half day trip and while it was a very hot day it didn't detract from an extremely memorable 4 hours. Our guide Brent, was not only knowledgeable but also a dab hand with poetry and playing the didgeridoo. It was a...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 16 September 2014

While staying at Grand Canyon National Park, we took the coach bus (reserved through Xanterra) to Page & did the 4 hour "full day" smooth water raft trip through Glen Canyon. After a 2 mile bus ride through a tunnel to descend to the river...More

1  Thank Cheryl K
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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