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Today, O.A.R.S. & Grand Canyon Dories maintain an ongoing commitment to conservation and responsible travel through unequaled access to more rivers—by raft or dory—than any other organization in the world.
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1802 W Kaibab Ln, Suite 250, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-2460
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very nervous about this adventure. The OARS guides were superb and took care of our group expertly. We enjoyed the hike down to Phantom Ranch, the overnight stay and the hike out on Bright Angel. This hike is not for everyone but with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DecaturMimi
OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Grand Canyon Dories, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the nice review or your Grand Canyon Hiking adventure with us! We're happy to hear you overcame your nervousness and found it to be wonderful, fun, and safe!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I booked this trip 18 mos. out and saved money and trained. This trip was the start of a 3 week hiking trip from Flagstaff to the Grand Tetons in Wyoming. What a wonderful way to start out. The guides Jimmy and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Grand Canyon Dories, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for writing this review and for choosing OARS for your Grand Canyon hiking adventure! We hope you enjoyed the remainder of your three week hiking trip as much as this one! We also appreciate the helpful tip about wearing good shoes! ;)

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Truly amazing. Not only is the Grand Canyon one of the most beautiful Places in the world- but couple it with an outstanding company like O.A.R.S. and you will have the vacation of a lifetime. Guides are extremely knowledgeable about the Geology of The Canyon....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Grand Canyon Dories, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thank you for this nice review of you Grand Canyon rafting trip! Great photo of Nankoweap too!

Reviewed 28 October 2018

9 family members (ages 21-60) hiked the down and up the South Rim of the Grand Canyon for a stay at Phantom Ranch. The OARS Rim to River trip was outstanding from start to finish. Our guides, Addie Hite & Ben Dale, were incredibly knowledgable,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Teresa K
OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Grand Canyon Dories, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

What a fun and creative birthday celebration! Great to hear you all enjoyed your Grand Canyon hike with Addie and Ben! Thanks for taking the time to write this nice review!

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Unbelievably excellent. Worth every penny. Do the whole 16 day trip if you can possibly manage it, bc the side trips that his allows are well worth it. Also-I have quite a few food restrictions, and they accommodated me with amazingly. Wish I could live...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Grand Canyon Dories, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

We're happy to hear you enjoyed your 16-day Grand Canyon rafting adventure with us, Bettyjane! Thank you for the nice review or your trip!

Reviewed 1 October 2018

The fact that every single review for OARS gives them 5 stars speaks volumes. The only thing I would add is that I feel sorry for all the reviewers that were on the river for less than 16 days. The more time on this river,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Grand Canyon Dories, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

We appreciate you taking the time to write this nice review of your Grand Canyon dory rafting trip with us! Thank you for choosing OARS!

Reviewed 27 September 2018

We recently completed a 12-day oared raft trip through the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River from Lees Ferry to Whitmore Wash with OARS It was fantastic! The OARS pre-trip information was very complete and helpful. The pre and post-trip accommodations were very nice. On...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael H
OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Grand Canyon Dories, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thank you for the positive review and recommendation of our Grand Canyon rafting adventure, Michael! We're happy you found it to be an enjoyable and memorable experience!

Reviewed 26 September 2018

Hiked down Bright Angel and on the River nine nights. The guides, Chelsea, Curtis, Emily and Heather were great! Dakota, Kyle, Nick and Mike were fantastic as well. The food was very good and great variety. The gear was in good condition. The team worked...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Grand Canyon Dories, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

We're thrilled to hear your Grand Canyon rafting trip with Chelsea, Curtis, Emily, Heather Dakota, Kyle, Nick and Mike was an adventure of a lifetime! Thank you for the nice review and for choosing OARS!

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Flew to Bar 10 ranch for fun day of horse back riding, skeet shooting, 4 wheeling, great meals, and staff entertainment. Arrived in canyon via helicopter which was breath taking!! Rafted for 3 days! Unbelievable crew of Jeffe, Corey, Bross, Nathan, Daryl, Ryan, and Jay!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Linda J
OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Grand Canyon Dories, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thanks for the review of your Grand Canyon rafting adventure with us! We're happy to hear you enjoyed the trip and hope you'll join us again!

Reviewed 15 August 2018

The guides were outstanding and this was my favorite hike I have ever done. There was no spot on the trail where I felt any danger of discomfort. You do have to prepare for the hike, make sure you have plenty of water and snacks,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steve G
OARS_Rafting, Guest Relations Manager at OARS Grand Canyon Dories, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for this helpful review and for choosing OARS for your Grand Canyon hiking adventure, Steve!

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jswannell
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Response from OARS_Rafting | Property representative |
Hi Jo - Thank you for reaching out to us about your upcoming visit to the Grand Canyon. We have two adventures open in late July: Grand Canyon Rim to River Hiker July 30-Aug 2 $1999 Grand Canyon Rafting Lees Ferry to... More
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