The United States of America is the birthplace of rafting and has a wide variety of rivers on offer for the most avid adventurer. Few places in America have a bigger draw than the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River. Your journey takes you through time itself, with fascinating geology dating back millions of years. The river trip is 226 miles, featuring not only fun filled white water, but spectacular hikes up the side canyons, studying Indian history, geology and fossils. The campsites are spectacular and pristine, giving you some idea of what this must have been like for Major John Wesley Powell in 1869 during his navigation of the Grand Canyon in dories.


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Duration

3 days

Cost

£650

Arrival Airport

Sacramento (SMF)

Grade
river grade
Air Temp

20° - 30°C (68° - 86°F)

Water Temp

13°C (55°F)

Camping

1 Night

Hotel

1 Night

The Tuolumne River, located just outside Yosemite National Park, offers an adventurous getaway with cool hikes up side canyons carved by cascading waterfalls. Its pristine headwaters originate in Yosemite National Park, then surge through eighteen...

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Duration

4 days

Cost

£995

Arrival Airport

Medford, Oregon (MFR)

Grade
river grade
Air Temp

29°C (85°F)

Water Temp

21°C (70°F)

Camping

3 nights

Hotel

1 night

Oregon’s Rogue River winds its way through one of the most beautiful pine-forested canyons in North America. This scenic waterway in southwestern Oregon, takes you through the storied Siskiyou Mountains, explored for centuries by Indians, trappe...

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Duration

8 days

Cost

£1725

Arrival Airport

Boise, ID (BOI)

Grade
river grade
Air Temp

32°C (78°F)

Water Temp

15°C (60°F)

Camping

5 nights

Hotel

2 nights

Idaho’s rivers access some of the most pristine terrain in The United States. They are home to abundant flora and fauna, an impressive network of hiking trails, and some of the country’s most fun whitewater. No river displays all these charact...

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Duration

8 days

Cost

£2595

Arrival Airport

San Francisco (SFO)

Grade
river grade
Air Temp

25°C (77F)

Water Temp

15°C (59F)

Camping

1 night

Hotel

6 nights

The Sierra Nevada Mountains are home to some of the best rivers in the world. Join Water By Nature for this trip offering some of the best whitewater in the US, all in just one week. Differing from many of our destinations, this trip offers 5 diff...

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Duration

16 days

Cost

£4500

Arrival Airport

Flagstaff (FLG)

Grade
river grade
Air Temp

35°C+ (95F)

Water Temp

7°C (45F)

Camping

12 nights

Hotel

2 nights

Few conversations about “classic” rafting holidays go much further than talking about the Grand Canyon. This is one of the worlds’ best trips, not just for the 226 miles of rafting, but also for the side hikes up canyons and to a...

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