6 - 7 DAY EXPEDITION
Pre-Trip Travel Information
Prior to the start of your rafting adventure, you may choose to meet in either Las Vegas, Nevada and take a charter flight to Marble Canyon, Arizona where your trip begins or you may meet us directly in Marble Canyon.
OPTION 1: MEETING IN MARBLE CANYON, ARIZONA Your guides will meet you at 7:30 AM at the Marble Canyon Airstrip just across the street from the Marble Canyon Lodge. Complimentary parking is available at the airstrip. You will likely be driving to Marble Canyon the night prior to departure. You might consider using Aztec Shuttle Service from Las Vegas. Modest accommodations are available at the Marble Canyon Lodge and may be booked online at www.marblecanyoncompany.com or by calling (928) 355-2225. Mention that you are a Western River guest and request our discount. Make reservations early as the property does fill.
OPTION 2: MEETING IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (additional charter flight cost applies). Flight reservations are handled by Western River Expeditions. Meet in the lobby of The Las Vegas Marriott, 325 Convention Center Drive, Las Vegas, NV at 4:45 AM for bus transfer to the Boulder Terminal and a flight to Marble Canyon. Original picture I.D. is required for all passengers 18 and older.
Hotel Reservations (24 Hours): Block space & rates are only guaranteed up to 30 days prior to trip departure, and are then offered only if hotel space is still available. Reserve online as a Western River guest, or call 1-800-228-9290 – Be sure to mention the group code: WRE
The Las Vegas Marriott is conveniently located near the Convention Center Monorail Station that goes to the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. A light grab and go breakfast is available for Western River guests staying at the Las Vegas Marriott. Return time for guests on the charter flight is 3:00 PM back to the Las Vegas Marriott.
Your river trip ends at Whitmore Wash (mile 187) mid-morning on the last day. You’ll bid farewell to your guides and board a helicopter to exit the canyon. A scenic 10-minute helicopter ride will take you from the river to Bar 10 Ranch near the rim of Grand Canyon. At Bar 10 Ranch you will have the opportunity to shower and have a light lunch before boarding the aircraft for your flight to Las Vegas or Marble Canyon - destination must be pre-determined (return flight is included in the trip cost – original picture I.D. is required for guests 18 and older). You will return to Las Vegas or Marble Canyon by about 3:00 PM. (Please inform us prior to your trip if your return plans change for any reason).
Western River Expeditions 7258 Racquet Club Drive Salt Lake City, Utah 84121
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The Las Vegas Marriott offers free parking for guests. Baggage storage is also available for a nominal fee. Storage for guests not staying at The Las Vegas Marriott is slightly more per bag.
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