If you want to do it right…Rivers and Oceans made everything easy, from the pre-trip planning to the final river departure…everything ran smoothly and stress-free. The entire staff was friendly, fun, and helpful…truly the best of the best.

-Peter B.


Rich with remnants of the most remote and breathtaking landscapes left in the country, Utah is a playground for both Mother Nature and outdoor enthusiasts. Home to Moab, known as the “adventure capitol of the world”, Arches and Canyonland National Parks, a Utah rafting trip epitomizes what the Southwest has to offer. There is something for everyone in Utah whether it’s floating through 40 million years of geologic history, plunging through exciting rapids or hiking up deep side canyons for a breathtaking view. Explore Native American ruins, dinosaur habitats and famous outlaw hideouts. Spectacular canyons, award-winning fishing, a photographer’s dreamscape and some of America’s most sought after river adventures make this special place an adventurer’s dream.


Falling in love with the Grand Canyon

For nearly four decades, I have had the privilege of guiding and leading river expeditions in different corners of the world. However, my true love is running the Colorado River through Grand Canyon. It never gets old; riding the emerald waters...

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Tutus and Wine: White Water Rafting in Oregon

I’m not a serious outdoorsman. I’ve never been a river guide or worked in a national park. Heck, I used to fake a stomach ache to get out of going outside for recess. When I travel, I like to visit cities with nice restaurants, hotels, and running water, above all....

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Comment on National Monuments

BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT Send the Department of Interior your comments about the National Monuments   May 15, 2017 Hello Fellow Adventurers, For the next month, you can comment on the executive order to remove the status of many of our National Monuments -...

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Grand Canyon Solo Trip

The Beginning Geoff’s solo Grand Canyon journey, began in 1995. This is when he was first placed on the waitlist for a private, non-commercial river trip on the Colorado River. People at the bottom of the waitlist were waiting years as demand for these permits...

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