Rafting on the Colorado River

Howdy River Runners!

NAVTEC can rent you whitewater rafts along with paddles, Coast Guard-approved life jackets and the other necessary equipment for a great do-it-yourself river trip. Call and talk to our knowledgeable staff about which stretches of the river are best suited for your plans and experience. They can help you design a trip and rent you the gear for a memorable river experience in Utah's redrock country. Here are a couple quick guidelines to follow:

  • A private river trip should be regarded as a common adventure by all participants. Charging trip participant fees in excess of actual trip costs is considered commercial guiding and not allowed without the proper permits.
  • Your safety is your responsibility. River runners assume complete responsibility for their own safety.
  • The group should have a reasonable knowledge of the difficulty of the run.
  • Wear your life jacket. A snugly-fitting life preserver offers the flotation needed to float safely in water. It doesn’t do you any good if it is too loose or being used as a pillow.
  • Taking care of youself is important, stay hydrated, wear sunscreen, and keep cool.
Inflatable Kayaks1st DayAdd'l Days
Inflatable Kayak, One person, self bailing $55.00 $45.00
Inflatable Kayak, Two person, self bailing $75.00 $65.00
(Inflatable Kayak Rentals Include: PFD, Paddle & Helmet)    
Paddle Rafts1st DayAdd'l Days
14' Paddle Raft, Self Bailer $160.00 $130.00
16' Paddle Raft, Self Bailer $195.00 $155.00
(Paddle Raft Rentals Include: PFD, Paddle & Helmet)
Oar Rafts (trailer required for day rentals)1st DayAdd'l Days
14' Row Raft, Self Bailer $200.00 $160.00
16' Row Raft, Self Bailer $240.00 $195.00
18' Row Raft, Standard Floor (Grand Canyon Class) $260.00 $210.00

18' Motorized Row Raft w/10 hp 4 stroke outboard, transom, registration, fire extinguisher, running tank, spill kit

$645.00 $420.00
(Row Raft Rentals Include: PFD, 3 Oars, Rowing Frame, Frame Straps, Ice Chest, Repair Kit, Throw Bag & Bowline. Multi-day Rentals also include: Fire Pan, Twenty Mil Dry Boxes & Table)
Life Jackets Etc.1st DayAdd'l Days
Type V Life Jacket $8.00 $5.00
Throw Cushion $5.00 $3.00
Throw Bag $7.00 $5.00
Pump $12.00 $8.00
Paddles & Oars1st DayAdd'l Days
Kayak (Inflatable) 2-piece $10.00 $8.00
Canoe / Raft $7.00 $5.00
Water Jugs1st DayAdd'l Days
6 Gallon $5.00 $3.00
Tables & Chairs1st DayAdd'l Days
Roll-a-Table $7.00 $4.00
Folding Camp Chairs $5.00 $3.00
Dry Bags1st DayAdd'l Days
Large $8.00 $6.00
Small $3.00 $2.00
Kitchen Equipment1st DayAdd'l Days
Dutch Oven & cast iron griddles $7.00 $5.00
Propane Stove 4-burner $35.00 $20.00
Propane Tank (20lb) $45.00 -- -- --
Double Action Pump $5.00 $3.00
Toilet Systems -- Washable/Reusable (required by NPS & BLM)1st DayAdd'l Days
40 use Selway Groover $25.00 $20.00
Toilet Dumping Fee -- per container $150.00 -- -- --
Lugaloo $30.00 -- -- --
Wag bags $3.00 -- -- --


Reservations are required: Rentals will be picked up by appointment starting at 9am and must be returned in good condition by 5pm. Additional days will be assessed for late & unservicable gear.

Security Deposits: Are required on all rentals to insure that all equipment is returned clean, dry and serviceable. Damage to equipment beyond normal wear, or loss of equipment will be charged at 90% of retail or repair cost, whichever is lower. Repair or clean-up will be based on actual time and materials used. Shop rate is $35.00 per hour.

Cancellation Policy: A 30% deposit will hold the reservation. Your balance or final payment is due no less than 31 days prior to rental. Equipment rental deposits will be refunded for cancellations received more that 30 days prior to the rental date, minus a 10% processing fee. Cancellations received 15 to 30 days prior to rental date will be refunded minus a 25% processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received less than 15 days prior to rental date or for rentals returned earlier than scheduled date.

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