Grand Canyon Rafting
  • Reservations: 800-253-7328 or 801-261-1789
  • Telefax: 801-268-1193
  • E-Mail: crate@crateinc.com
  • Post Office Box 57575
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 84157-0575

SCHEDULE AND RATES
Click on the year for dates and rates.

2014 • 20152016

Group Discount: We offer a 10% discount for parties of 12 or more people traveling together.
A special youth rate for children ages 8-20 is offered on the Desolation Canyon expedition.
Trip Name and Area or Location Length Dates Price

Deluxe Grand Canyon Motor Trip

Colorado River - Entire Canyon

Lees Ferry to Lake Mead
Meet in Las Vegas, Nevada

Travel down the Colorado River aboard our custom-designed 37-foot expedition raft propelled by a quiet 4-stroke outboard motor. The price includes round-trip motor coach transportation from Las Vegas. Note: In addition to regular camping gear, sleeping cots are provided on the deluxe motor trips.
8-Day
Motor
May 31-June 7, June 14-21, June 21-28, July 5-12,
July 11-18, July 18-25, Aug. 2-9,Aug. 9-16, Aug. 23-30
$2,895.00
Add $12 park fee
9-Day
Motor
April 11-19, May 10-18,
9-Day trips may include an exchange of some passengers at Phantom Ranch on the 4th day.

May 24-June 1 -- Natural History Expedition. An emphasis on Grand Canyon geology and off-river hiking to unique eco-zones and archaeological sites.

$2,895.00
Add $12 park fee

$2,995.00
Add $12 park fee

9-Day
Motor
May 2-12 - TOM TILL PHOTOGRAPHY WORK SHOP AND RAFTING EXPEDITION - Limited to 10 Participants
Experience the Grand Canyon from top to bottom with award-winning landscape photographer, Tom Till. The trip includes two land sessions and 9 days of rafting down the Colorado River. There are two scenic flights over the Canyon, overnights at Marble Canyon Lodge and Bar Ten Ranch on the North Rim, and a helicopter ride out of the Canyon on the last day of the rafting trip - providing incredible photographic opportunities. The detailed itinerary is on our "Specials" page.
$3,695.00
Add $12 park fee
11-Day Motor April 21-May 1 SPRING HIKING & RAFTING SPECIAL
The focus is on off-river hiking and exploration. Special early season rate.
$3,350.00
Add $12 park fee

Deluxe Grand Canyon Motor Trip with Helicopter Take-Out at Whitmore Wash

Lees Ferry to Whitmore Wash

Meet in Las Vegas, Nevada
The trip ends at Whitmore Wash with a helicopter ride out of the canyon and a charter flight to Las Vegas.
8-Day
Motor

7-Day
Motor

7-Day
Motor

April 11-18 - This trip ends with a helicopter take out at Whitmore Wash the 8th morning

June 7-13 Regular 7-Day Trip
Meet in Las Vegas, NV

May 17-23 -- SPECIAL GEOLOGY TRIP with WAYNE RANNEY
Meet in Flagstaff, Az.

The Geology Trip is 10 days total, including arrival and departure dates in Flagstaff, AZ, and a day of field study at Marble Canyon prior to the river trip. The actual rafting trip is 7 days.


$2,895.00


$2,650.00


$3,185.00

Grand Canyon Rowing & Paddle Expeditions

Colorado River - Complete Trip

Lees Ferry to Whitmore Wash
Meet in Las Vegas, Nevada

The price includes pre-trip motor coach transportation from Las Vegas to Lees Ferry, end of-trip helicopter transfer from the river, and scenic charter flight back to Las Vegas.
11-Day Paddle July 26-Aug. 5
All participants paddle full-time in 6-8 person paddle rafts. A motorized support raft carries all of the gear and supplies.
$3,740.00
Add $12 park fee
11-Day Rowing Paddle option Aug. 13-23, Sept. 6-16
Oar trip in 18-foot rafts rowed by guides. Totally non-motorized. Paddle raft is available on a rotation basis.
$3,740.00
Add $12 park fee
14-Day Rowing No dates are available at this time.

Upper Grand Canyon Expeditions

Lees Ferry to Phantom Ranch
Meet in Las Vegas, Nevada

The price includes transportation from Las Vegas to Lees Ferry to begin the river trip. When the river trip ends at Phantom Ranch on the 4th day, participants hike 9 miles from the river to the South Rim. End-of-trip transportation is not included, but we provide you with information about various options. Please contact us for more information.
4-Day
Motor
April 11-14, May 3-6, May 10-13, May 24-27, Aug. 23-26 $1,500.00
Add $12 park fee
5-Day
Motor
April 21-25 - SPRING HIKING & RAFTING SPECIAL
The focus is on off-river hiking and exploration.
$1,470.00
Add $12 park fee
5-Day Paddle July 26-30
Paddle only with motor support.
$1,950.00
Add $12 park fee
5-Day Rowing Aug. 13-17, Sept. 6-10
Rowing with optional paddle raft.
$1,950.00
Add $12 park fee

Lower Grand Canyon Motor Trips

Phantom Ranch to Lake Mead
Meet at Grand Canyon South Rim

Hike 9 miles from the rim to Phantom Ranch to begin the river trip. The price includes end-of-trip motor coach transportation to Las Vegas.
6-Day
Motor
May 6-11, May 13-18, May 27-June 1, Aug. 26-31 $2,240.00
Participant pays park entry fee at South Rim
7-Day
Motor
April 25-May 1 - SPRING RAFTING & HIKING
The focus is on off-river hiking and exploration.
$2,033.00
Participant pays park entry fee at South Rim

Hike In, Raft the Grand Canyon, Helicopter Out

Colorado River

Phantom Ranch to Whitmore Wash
Hike into the Grand Canyon. Raft through the heart of the Grand Canyon. Ride the biggest Grand Canyon Rapids. Hike to some of the best sites. Helicopter out at Whitmore Wash. This trip offers plenty of time for hiking and exploring.
5-Day
Motor
April 14-18 $2,140.00
Participant pays park entry fee at South Rim
7-Day
Paddle
July 30-Aug. 5
Paddle only with motor support.
$3,025.00
Participant pays park entry fee at South Rim
7-Day
Rowing
Paddle
Aug. 17-23, Sept. 10-16
Rowing with optional paddle raft.
$3,025.00
Participant pays park entry fee at South Rim

Grand Canyon Multi-Sport
Ranch and Raft

Colorado River

Whitmore Wash to Lake Mead
If you are short on time, this is absolutely the BEST Grand Canyon adventure you can have! Includes a stay at the Bar Ten Ranch on the North Rim, whitewater rafting on the Colorado River, a helicopter ride from the rim to the river, and round-trip air transportation from Las Vegas, NV.
3-Day Motor April 17-19, May 10-12, May 22-24, June 12-14, July 16-18 $1,295.00
Add $12 park fee
4-Day Paddle Aug. 4-7
Paddle only with motor support.
$1,595.00
Add $12 park fee
4-Day Rowing Paddle Aug. 22-25, Sept. 15-18
Rowing with optional paddle raft.
$1,595.00
Add $12 park fee

Cataract Canyon
Canyonlands National Park

Colorado River & Green River

Meet in Moab, Utah
The standard transportation package for all Cataract Canyon expeditions includes a scenic charter flight back to Moab at the conclusion of the river trip. The cost of the flight ($120) will be added to your account balance when we confirm your reservation. Other transportation arrangements are possible. Please contact us for more information.
4-Day
Motor
May 11-14, May 18-21, May 25-28, June 1-4, June 8-11, June 15-18, June 22-25, June 29-July 2, July 6-9 $1,200.00
5-Day Rowing July 13-17, July 20-24, July 27-31, Aug. 3-7, Aug. 31-Sept. 4, Sept. 7-11 $1,500.00
2-Day Rowing May 25-30 -- Rafting & Hiking Expedition -- This special 6-day trip down the Colorado River through Cataract Canyon and Canyonlands National Park allows an extended period of time for off-river hiking and exploration. See the canyon country back areas as you hike side canyons like Lathrop Canyon and Indian Creek and take day hikes into the Dolls House and other remote areas that are accessible from the river. $1,400.00
1-Day Rowing May 2-11 - SPRING IN CANYONLANDS WITH WAYNE RANNEY
Explore Canyonlands National Park via the Green and Colorado Rivers, raft the famous whitewater of Cataract Canyon, and enjoy a pre-rafting trip hike in Island in the Sky with geologist, author, and interpreter Wayne Ranney. Includes 3 nights of lodging at the Red Cliff's Lodge and a scenic flight over Canyonlands National Park.
$3,140.00

Desolation Canyon - Green River Wilderness

Meet in Green River, Utah
The standard transportation package for Desolation Canyon expeditions includes an amazing scenic charter flight from Green River to Sandwash to begin the river trip. The cost of the flight ($135) will be added to your account balance when we confirm your reservation. Other transportation arrangements are possible. Please contact us for more information.
5-Day Rowing May 20-24, May 27-31, June 10-14, June 17-21, June 24-28, July 1-5, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 29-Aug. 2, Aug. 5-9



2014 SPECIAL INTEREST DESOLATION CANYON TRIPS

1. June 1-8 -- Archaeology River Trip
package that includes round-trip transportation from Salt Lake City, lodging in Salt Lake City and Green River, flight to Sandwash, and 6-day rafting trip through Desolation Canyon with a professional archaeologist.

2. July 22-26 -- Multi-Generation Family Celebration Celebrate your family ties on this 5-day rafting trip in Desolation Canyon. Fun learning activities and games for all ages. Comfortable camping for elders (cots and camp chairs). A great outdoor adventure to share with your loved ones.

3. July 1-6 --Women's Rafting Retreat with Yoga and Water Colors Better than a trip to the spa! Reunite your family and friends for a get-away, or come alone for some active R & R. Learn the Basics of Water Color Painting and create your own artful impressions of the adventure as you journey down the river. Ote Dale will lead yoga sessions. She is also an art instructor and has many years of rafting experience.

Adult Rate:
$1,295.00
Ages 8-20:
$695.00




$1,560.00
Adults Only


Adult Rate:
$1,200.00
Ages 8-20:
$695.00

Adult Rate:
$1295.00
Ages 8-20:
$695.00


Westwater Canyon

Colorado River

Meet in Green River, Utah
We provide complimentary ground transportation from our headquarters in Green River, Utah. Other transportation arrangements are possible. Please contact us for more information.
1-Day Rowing May 21, May 26, June 4, June 16, June 26, July 8, July 12, Aug. 1, Aug. 7, Aug. 17 $195.00
2-Day Rowing May 21-22, May 26-27, June 4-5, June 16-17, June 26-27, July 8-9, July 12-13, Aug. 1-2, Aug. 7-8, Aug. 17-18 $450.00

Alaska Rafting

Alsek & Tatshenshini River Expeditions

Meet in Haines, Alaska
Our Alaskan wilderness rafting expeditions begin in Haines, Alaska. We drive from there to the put-in locations in Yukon. All trips end at Dry Bay in Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve. The price includes a bush filght from Dry Bay to Yakutat, Alaska, and an Alaska Airlines commercial flight from Yakutat to Juneau. (Alaska Brochure available on request.)
11-Day Rowing July 15-25 - TATSHENSHINI RIVER EXPEDITION
Dalton Post, Yukon Territory to Dry Bay, Alaska
$3,900.00
12-Day Rowing Aug. 4-15 - ALSEK RIVER EXPEDITIONS
Haines Junction, Yukon Territory to Dry Bay, Alaska
$4,600.00

1-Day Rafting

Green & Colorado Rivers

From Moab, UT or Green River, UT
In addition to our multiday river expeditions, we also offer 1-Day Rafting Excursions on the Green River from Green River, Utah, and on the Colorado River from Moab, Utah. The full day rafting trip includes a delicious sandwich bar lunch with all the trimmings.
1-Day Rowing Westwater Canyon 1-Day Rafting $195.00
1-Day Rowing Moab 1-Day River Trip on the Colorado River May 1-October 30 Call for Availability $80.00
1-Day Rowing Green River 1-Day River Trip on the Green River
May 1-October 30 Call for Availability
$80.00
1-Day
Dory
Ride the Colorado River in style via a hard-hulled Dory, from Moab, Utah
May 1-October 30 Min/Max of 4 participants, Call in advance to reserve your spot.
$225.00