Oarboat rafting the Colorado River near Moab Utah

Class II to Class III $54 Adult & $44 Youth

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This fun-filled half-day Colorado River raft trip is for the whole family. Daily departures at 9am, Noon, and 2pm from Moab, Utah. Each raft trip covers about seven river miles with fantastic scenery, informative guides and moderate rapids. A perfect balance of beauty, and excitement for those with limited time. A river side lunch is served on our Noon departures.

Cliff Swallow above the Colorado RiverThe trip begins with a short but gorgeous shuttle up the Colorado River. The Fisher Towers section is close to town, but you would never know it by the soaring canyon walls, massive rock spires, and thriving wild life.

We launch our boats and experienced NAVTEC guides provide instructions and safety procedures. Children must weigh 50lbs to properly fit into life jackets. Each trip features oar rafts operated by your guide. Paddle rafts are made available on most trips upon request. If you’re more adventurous ask about our inflatable kayaks. One and two person inflatable kayaks are provided for free by advance reservation.Inflatable Kayak on the Colorado River

Traveling along the river, several splashy rapids provide a little rock and roll to the classic western vistas. Between rapids there is time for picture taking and swim breaks. Our skilled and professional guides are well versed in the human and natural history of the Colorado River. You’ll depart with a renewed understanding of the river and canyon. Are you ready to have fun? Give us a call to enjoy a day of discovery and wonder on the famous Colorado River. We look forward to having you with us.

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Trip Details:

Your half-day Moab rafting trip departs at 9:00 AM, 12:00 PM, or 2:00 PM. Meet us at the NAVTEC Expedition office 15 minutes prior to your departure. We are located at 321 N. Main St. Moab, Utah. We have plenty of parking for your convenience. Pick-up from local hotels, motels, and campgrounds is also available upon advance request. We will take you to the river “put-in” for your trip and return you when the trip ends. Trips operate March through October. All ground transportation is included. Reservations are recommended.

Trips Operate:
  • Daily March through October
  • 9:00 AM to 1:15 PM -- Morning tour
  • 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM -- Afternoon tour (Lunch included)
  • 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM -- Late tour
Cost: $54 Adult & $44 Youth (16 and under)
  • 18-foot oar raft (paddle raft based on availabilty)
  • Inflatable Kayak (must specify upon booking)
  • Quality buffet style lunch (afternoon tour)
  • Ice water and lemonade
  • Coast Guard approved life jackets, river bags and camera box
  • Ground transportation from our office to the river put-in and return
  • Pick-up from your motel or campground, if needed
  • Parking available at the NAVTEC office
  • Licensed experienced guide service
Not Included:
  • Soft drinks (bring your own -- we provide a cooler and ice)
  • Gratuities to guides
  • Signature on required "Acknowledgement of Risk" form
  • Pictures Moab Action Shots
What to bring:
  • Reusable water bottle (we have the refills)
  • Sturdy footwear, please no flip flops
  • Light colored quick dry clothing (not cotton)
  • Spring or Fall rainsuit (just in case)
  • Spring and Fall base layers: long johns, sweater, polartec, wool
  • Swim suit or fast drying shorts
  • Long sleeve shirt if you're sensitive to the sun
  • Sun screen and lip balm
  • Hat with a visor (a must for sun protection)
  • Sunglasses with securing strap
  • Camera, carried at own risk
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  • Our friendly staff will assist you with your reservation and deposit. If you are not able to call, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to set up a reservation.
  • $15 per person deposit is required to confirm space on the trip. Your balance or final payment is due no less than 2 days prior to trip departure.
  • Cancellations made 48 hours or more prior to departure receive a full refund less a $10 per person cancellation fee. Sorry no refunds within 48 hours of departure WITHOUT EXCEPTION.
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