Colorado River Tours - Serene to Extreme

Great Ventures offers more ways to experience the Colorado River from Sedona and Flagstaff than any other company around.

Horseshoe Bend - Colorado RiverGreat Ventures has taken more people on tour to the Colorado River from Sedona and Flagstaff than any one else in Northern Arizona. Relax on our smooth water scenic float rafting tour on the Colorado River through Glen Canyon. For more adventure, try our brand new rowing tour through Glen Canyon on the Colorado River, Or, experience the thrill of white water rafting on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon from Sedona or Flagstaff.

Approximately 3 hours from Sedona and 2 hours from Flagstaff, the mighty Colorado River runs for nearly 1,500 miles from beginning to end, with 277 miles flowing through the entire length of the Grand Canyon. While only the Mississippi and Columbia Rivers have larger water volume rates than the Colorado River in North America, the Colorado passes through some of the most incredible landscapes and is home to some of the more fascinating wildlife.

Millions of years of carving through soft sandstone and limestone, the Colorado River has been key in the creation of many of the awesome canyons of the Southwest, including the Grand Canyon. To learn more about the geology and history of the Colorado River, visit the Grand Canyon Explorer or Wikipedia websites.

As it passes through and contributes to many different ecosystems, the Colorado River is key in supporting the wildlife of these areas. Animals, reptiles, amphibians and bird life alike visit the Grand Canyon National Park information page.

Come along with Great Ventures for your next rafting adventure tour on the Colorado River. With our vehicles and the most experienced guides around, you'll see why Sedona's original Colorado River Rafting Tours have always been the best.

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Colorado River Scenic Float Tour

Smooth, scenic float trip from Sedona or Flagstaff through Glen Canyon, around Horseshoe Bend, ending at Lee's Ferry and Marble Canyon. Visit the Navajo (Dinè) People and their Nation as you visit the historic Cameron Trading Post and Indian Fine Art Gallery.

Colorado River White Water Rafting Tour

Drive from Sedona or Flagstaff through the Grand Canyon right to the banks of the Colorado River. Experience a thrilling White Water Rafting and smooth water journey on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. Take a helicopter ride from the bottom of the Grand Canyon to the top on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!


All of our Colorado River Rafting Tours from Sedona and Flagstaff include all fees, beautiful Oak Creek Canyon, motorized rafts, lunch on the banks of the Colorado River, as well as time to shop on an Indian Reservation.

Call 800-578-2643 for reservations or click HERE to request more information.


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Colorado River


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