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From Moab: Canyonlands 4x4 Drive and Colorado River Rafting

4.7 / 5

30 reviews

Activity provider: NAVTEC Expeditions

From Moab: Canyonlands 4x4 Drive and Colorado River Rafting

Activity provider: NAVTEC Expeditions

From US$ 230.55 per person

Explore the spectacular Canyonlands National Park on a thrilling off-road drive, combined with a rafting trip on the scenic Fisher Towers section of the Colorado River. This 9-hour combination tour includes lunch.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Your hotel or accommodation in Moab. Please wait for pickup in the lobby of your hotel or near the front entrance to your rental accommodation and look for the vehicle marked with the local partner's name.
Small group
Limited to 12 participants


  • Admire the panoramic views of Canyonlands National Park
  • Take a scenic 4x4 drive through the Island in the Sky district
  • Learn about the geology, flora, fauna, and history of the area
  • Enjoy splashy fun on class I and II rapids on the Colorado River
  • Experience a fun adventure, perfect for all ages
Full description

Start your full-day tour with a pickup from your hotel in Moab. Drive to the stunning Canyonlands National Park, and spend the morning exploring the remote areas of the Island in the Sky district of the park in a 4x4 vehicle.

Follow the White Rim Trail, and drive along the narrow switchbacks of the Shafer Trail. See incredible rock and fossil formations, and stop along the way for photos opportunities.

After your driving tour, enjoy a picnic lunch on the banks of the Colorado River. Admire majestic views of the river and the surrounding canyons. Finish your tour with an adrenaline-filled rafting trip on the Fisher Towers section of the Colorado River. Enjoy some whitewater fun, accompanied by professional river guides.

At the end of your rafting experience, relax on the beach as your guides prepare for the short drive back to Moab, where you'll be dropped off at your hotel.

  • National park tour
  • Transportation by 4x4 vehicle
  • Rafting tour and safety equipment
  • Buffet lunch with water and lemonade
  • Experienced guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Moab
  • Canyonlands National Park entrance fees
  • Gratuities

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Pets

Know before you go

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If the minimum number isn't met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
  • Shoes are required for the duration of the tour
  • Bringing cameras and other electronics on the river is at your own risk
  • All boats are equipped with a waterproof bag for dry storage
  • Children must weigh 50 pounds (23 kilograms) to fit into the life jackets
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 30 reviews

Review summary

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We had a blast! 4x4 ride we had Bronson as our guide. He was very knowledgeable and had lots of fun facts about movies that were shot in the area. The trip did not disappoint! In my opinion, the BEST way to see Canyonlands. The next portion of the trip was on the water. We had Carter as our guide. We took a bus ride out to the river. There we enjoyed a nice lunch, which consisted of a wrap, chips, cookies and a drink. Delightful by the way! We got on the river and went through a couple rapids. We were then able to get out into the water for a swim. We did that twice. We laughed and had so much fun. Carter is a hoot I would definitely recommend this trip. There were 4 of us and we all walked away talking about what a great experience we had ALL day!

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September 1, 2022

The guides were great. Out jeep driver never did give us his name, he was very knowledgeable and the scenery was fantastic. Highly recommend this type of tour to see the back country up close without having to drive your own jeep over rocks. The rafting tour was fun and our guide Hunter was a hoot. Such a polite young man but very knowledgeable and felt very safe in his hands. Lunch was good. Be prepared the Colorado water is like chocolate milk brown and muddy. Your clothes will turn brown. Only complaints 1)we were told there would be 8 people on our boat and they put 11 plus the guide. It is very crowded and makes for a long trip when you have no room to turn around or even stretch your legs, with covid you are right next to each other so if you don't want to be up close & personal with strangers this isn't the tour for you. 2)come dressed for the tour no changing rooms at the facility. 3) front desk clerk is beyond rude, don't ask questions unless you want to feel scolded!

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August 23, 2021

We had a great time. Lunch was chicken Caesar wraps that were delicious but not what I would consider a buffet lunch. We had 2 different guides, both were great! I thought the water rafting would be a little more of a thrill but can’t help water levels. Overall a great trip!

June 14, 2021

Product ID: 211587