Grand Canyon White Water River Rafting


I found Rivers & Oceans after reading an article on how to arrange a Grand Canyon rafting trip. I cannot tell you how impressed I was with their staff, their organizational skills, knowledge and simply being just nice people. Once I decided to go with them every detail of the adventure was planned, organized, and implemented without a hitch.

-Steve G.




We do the legwork for you, contacting ALL 15 Grand Canyon rafting outfitters and presenting you with a list of available trips that fit your timeframe and budget.


Get the inside advantage; many of us are Grand Canyon river guides, we know ALL the trips, we’re local, and we have longstanding relationships with ALL the outfitters.


We’ll not only find you a rafting trip, we’ll help you get there by arranging local transportation and lodging (something the outfitters don’t do).


Our commission is paid by the outfitters we represent; the price of your expedition is the same as booking direct.



Grand Canyon Rafting Availability

As the 2018 rafting season gets closer, availability can be harder to find. Don’t worry, though! We have current and first-hand knowledge about availability with all 15 outfitters. This information can change quickly, so keep an eye on this section for updated information regarding availability of trips in the 2018 and 2019 rafting seasons.

2018 Rafting Season Availability

  • Western Canyon 3-4 day trips and Full Canyon 7-8 day motor trips have the most availability in July and August 
  • There is limited availability for motor trips in May, June, and September as well as on non-motorized trips in September and October 
  • Upper and Lower motor trips are mostly sold out (single spaces are still available –  perfect for the solo adventurer!)
  • There is still plenty of availability for the 1-day and 2-day rafting trips for the entire 2018 season (March – October)

We will do our best to find you a trip for this rafting season and will contact all the outfitters to see if there is inventory for your time frame. Cancellations do happen, so serendipity may be on your side! If we can’t find what you’re looking in2018, we highly suggest you set your sights on 2019.

2019 Rafting Season Availability

  • Bookings for the 2019 rafting season are now open, so now is the time to secure a trip!
  • Booking sooner rather than later is highly recommended, especially if you have a large group and a narrow time frame

Our Adventure Booking Specialists will do their best to get back to you by the next business day. We appreciate your patience as we contact all our outfitters to find availability for your time frame. In the meantime, feel free to give us a call if you have any questions – we’re here to guide you through.

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