Cataract Canyon is an anomaly. Its rapids rank along with those of the Grand Canyon in power and difficulty. In fact, the river becomes unruly during the run off in May and June. Yet Cataract Canyon contains mile after mile of rafting through canyons where you are awe struck, not at whitewater, but the deep multicolored canyons of this section of Canyonlands National Park. Side canyon hikes to ruins and petroglyphs delight you as you head toward the Confluence of the Colorado and Green rivers.
This legendary gorge named Cataract Canyon is buried in the heart of Utah's Canyonlands National Park. Our rafts offer effortless conveyance to side canyon grotto's, waterfalls and ancient Anasazi ruins that are otherwise inaccessible. On this trip we see the most vivid contrast between utter tranquility and all-out high adventure. In the first part of the trip the current slides us quietly past brilliantly colored cliffs and towering table-top mesas. Here the river conditions both body and soul, giving you time to prepare yourself for the behemoth rapids awaiting below the confluence of the Green and Colorado rivers.
- Minimum Age: 8 (16 yrs May/June);
- Level: Advanced (May/June) Intermediate (July through September);
- Meeting Place: Green River, Utah 8:00 a.m. (5/6 day) 6:00 a.m. (3 day)
- Dates: June/July/August (Wed.) Scheduled upon request (3-Day); May 5, 12, 19, 26 June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 July 6, 13, 20, 27 (5-Day); August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 September 7, 14 (6-Day)
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Airfare is not included in the tour price.
Cataract Canyon Rafting (3 days): $1005.00
Cataract Canyon Rafting (5 days): $1065.00
Cataract Canyon Rafting (6 days): $1,110.00
Deposit: $300.00 per person
Cancellation Policy: If cancellations are made prior to 90 days before the trip, monies will be refunded less a $50.00 service charge per person. If cancellations are made within 90 days and outside of 45 days of the trip date monies will be refunded less a $100.00 service charge per person. Cancellation of a trip is very unlikely, but we reserve the right to cancel any trip due to river or weather conditions or the lack of sufficient reservations. A full refund will be made if such is the case.
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