Water activity

From Flagstaff or Sedona: Full-Day Colorado River Float Trip

Activity provider:Arizona Tour & Travel
Water activity

From Flagstaff or Sedona: Full-Day Colorado River Float Trip

Activity provider:Arizona Tour & Travel

From US$ 317.47 per person

Be introduced to the awesome beauty of Glen Canyon as you cruise the mighty Colorado River. Enjoy a fun, safe and exciting 4 ½ -hour smooth-water tour through Arizona's canyon country on this Colorado River float trip from Sedona or Flagstaff.

About this activity

Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Duration 10 - 11 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Live tour guide
Optional audio guide
Pickup included
Your hotel in Flagstaff
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Relax and enjoy the beauty and splendor of one of nature's finest creations
  • Enjoy a free gourmet picnic lunch on the banks of the Colorado River
  • Experience the thrill of the 1000 foot cliffs of Glen Canyon
  • Witness the engineering marvel of Glen Canyon Dam
  • Visit the historic Cameron Trading Post on the Navajo Reservation
Full description
Your Colorado River rafting float tour starts off with a scenic, narrated ride from the Red Rocks of Sedona, through Oak Creek Canyon (one of the top 10 scenic drives in America) and the towering Ponderosa Pines of Flagstaff. Your Colorado River rafting tour will take you past the dormant volcanoes which make up the San Francisco Peaks, and through the Navajo Nation. Throughout the day, you'll receive informative and entertaining narration about the areas through which you pass from some of the most experienced and knowledgeable tour guides from the Sedona and Flagstaff areas. Upon arrival in Page, Arizona, pass through a spectacular 2-mile tunnel through the cliff walls of Glen Canyon and arrive at the base of the Glen Canyon Dam. Float through Glen Canyon's towering walls along a gentle stretch of the Colorado River just south of Lake Powell and the mighty Glen Canyon Dam. Sit back and relax as your river guide leads you on a breathtaking journey of colorful rock formations, soaring wildlife, and ancient Native American petroglyphs. Stop off for an easy hike to get a closer look at the petroglyphs, and enjoy an amazing picnic lunch on the banks of the river. Your river journey ends at Marble Canyon and historic Lees Ferry, featuring cabins left behind by the early pioneer settlers. On the return trip from your Colorado River rafting float tour, pass by the Echo Cliffs and western edge of the Painted Desert as you re-cross the Navajo Reservation for a stop at historic Cameron Trading Post. Shop for Native American arts and crafts and visit the gallery, home of many fine and rare pieces of Native American arts and crafts.
  • Complimentary Sedona and Flagstaff hotel pickup (Flagstaff pickup within city limits only)
  • Lunch
  • All entry fees and permits
  • Gratuities: 15%-20% tip for your guide is recommended if you enjoyed your tour

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Type of transportation: Travel in small groups of no more than 10 people in a mini-coach that has been retrofitted with luxury, reclining seats with arm rests. A center isle makes it easy for everyone to get in and out of the vehicle. Once on the river you will travel on motorized rafts.
  • The tour is suitable for all ages and mobility levels. Comfortable shoes are recommended. You will only get wet if you want to.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 9 reviews

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Andrea was our guide - she was amazing. She picked us up at our resort and drive us the approximate 2 hours to our float trip. She did everything for us, checked us in, waited till we left for the float. Told us everything and said she would meet us at where the float trip ended (which by the way saved us a hour bus ride back to the float trip office). Which was the opposite direction from our resort. We made several stops along the way and even did a little shopping. Then dropped us back at our exact unit. My family was so worn out they slept in the very spacious van on the way back. We felt like VIPs on a private tour. Saved us lots of driving and learned way more than we would have had we just drove ourselves. Highly recommend. Thanks Andrea.

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August 5, 2022

Highlight of the trip was our tour guide, Sheldon. His sense of humor and professionalism were unequaled.

July 1, 2022

Sheldon our tour guide was amazing! The beautiful trip was made complete with his wonderful narration and guidance through the Arizona scenery. We will definitely be back!

October 24, 2021

Product ID: 12517