Premier White Water Rapids in the West
Cataract Canyon offers some of the premier white water rapids of the West, making trips down this part of the Colorado River a once-in-lifetime experience. These two-, four- and five-day trips offer an excellent alternative for guests who aren’t able to join our longer trips in the Grand Canyon.
Enjoy the relaxing first 49 miles of the trip on the Colorado River in calm water through Canyonlands National Park legendary red sandstone with the anticipation of the excitement of the white water within Cataract Canyon. Stop along the way at side canyons to see cliff dwellings, petroglyphs, Puebloan granaries and waterfalls. As you approach the confluence of the Green and Colorado Rivers the excitement and rush of adrenaline begins—with some of the premier white water of the west. You'll raft 29 Class 4 and 5 rapids for the thrill of a lifetime!
Choose between motor-powered and oar-powered rafting expeditions, both of which include all meals and camping gear. Ideal for families, Cataract Canyon adventures can accommodate children as young 12 on oar-powered rafting trips and 8 for motor-powered rafting trips.
On this motor-powered rafting expedition, you’ll experience the best of Cataract Canyon in only two days.
3-Day Raft Trip
This 3-day white water motor-powered rafting trip starts at Potash in Moab, UT and ends at Hite Marina - that's 96 river miles of adventure!
5-Day Raft Trip
Begin your adventure through Cataract Canyon, there you will experience the thrill and excitement of riding in the oar/paddle rafts through the famous rapids of Cataract Canyon.