Daily Excursions Rafting, Jeeping, Hiking

Half and Full Day Excursions from Moab… April through October.  (All trips posted below are guide escorted.)

Colorado River/ Fisher Towers

Enjoy a fun-filled day on the Colorado River. Choose between our morning or mid-dayhalf-day river trips. For those who would like to stay all day, you may find our full-day trip attractive. Whatever your choice, you’ll enjoy the spectacular scenery as well as the Colorado River.

Please bring a hat for the sun, suntan lotion and clothes in which you will be comfortably wet. We suggest shoes that will stay on and can get wet. We furnish containers for your cameras and personal items as well as Coast Guard approved life jackets. (If requesting inflatable kayaks at moderate water levels, $20 per boat extra.)

  • FULL DAY TRIP – leaves at 8:30 a.m. (lunch included)
    Meet at our office at 8:15 a.m.; return about 4:30 p.m.
    $86 Adult/$76 Child (4 to 17)
  • MORNING HALF DAY TRIP – leaves at 8:30 a.m. Meet at our office at 8:15 a.m.; return about 1:00 p.m.
    $60 Adult/$50 Child (4 to 17)
  • AFTERNOON HALF DAY TRIP – leaves at 11:30 a.m. (Lunch Included)
    Meet at our office at 11:15 a.m.; return about 4:30 p.m.
    $60 Adult/$50 Child (4 to 17)

Return times vary with water levels. [BLM $3 per person use fee not included.]

   

Colorado River/Westwater Canyon (Class 3-4) One-day whitewater (Departs daily)

This proposed Wild and Scenic River is totally isolated from modern civilization. Westwater Canyon is a canyon of serene solitude surrounded by red sandstone spires. The river cascades through the ever-deepening sandstone monuments and into the narrow Black Granite Gorge. Here the river meets opposition from the canyon walls creating the fast and furious rapids such as Funnel Falls, Last Chance, The Steps, and of course, the infamous Skull Rapid that give Westwater its reputation of highly exciting rafting trips on the Colorado.

This trip is designed for adventure seekers and canyon lovers and especially those looking for great rapids on a remote and regulated river. The number of people allowed to run the Westwater Canyon is strictly regulated, therefore, keeping the number of people on the river to a very small amount. This will allow for a better chance of seeing wildlife and just experiencing the true remoteness of the Westwater Canyon.

Meet at our office at 6:45 am. Departs daily at 7:00 am; Return about 5:00 pm
Adult / Child $180 (based on water levels, must be 8 years or older) [BLM $10/person fee not included]


JEEP/RIVER COMBINATION

(Jeep portion only in Canyonlands National Park)
Combination half-day jeeping with a half-day river trip on the Colorado River through the Fisher Towers section. Picnic lunch included. (See Canyonlands Jeep AM/PM and Raft AM/PM for trip descriptions.)

JEEP AND RAFT– 7:00 a.m.
Meet at our office at 6:45 a.m.; return about 4:00 p.m.
$160 adult / $140 child (4 to 17)


Calm Water Recreational Sit-on Kayak and Sea Kayak Half Day Tours
(approx. 3 hrs depending on water levels)Kayak

Kayak through the calm waters of the Colorado River just outside of Moab, Utah. Option of single and tandem kayaks available for a leisurely float through geologic time amongst the pristine canyons of the Colorado River. Novice to Attractive young family kayaking and paddle boarding together on a beautiful lake. Smiling and enjoying the outdoors together as a happy familyexperienced paddlers can enjoy the great outdoors as guide’s will teach you the proper techniques for an enjoyable half day.

Trip Departures:
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Adult: $65 Children: $50 (4-17 years)


HIKING TOURS

fiery furnace hiking groupGRANSTAFF TRAIL:

This moderately easy hike is 2 miles long & approximately 3.5 hours. The trail follows a perennial clear steam through a deep sandstone canyon among willows and cottonwoods. This trail ends at Morning Glory Natural Bridge, which is 243 feet long and the sixth longest natural rock span in the United States. Great for children 8 and up.

CORONA ARCH TRAIL:

This fairly easy hike is 1.5 miles & approximately 3 hours. You will be hiking up Bootlegger Canyon with beautiful scenery of both Corona Arch and Bow Tie Arch, with views of the Colorado River. Great for children 8 and up.

Meets Daily: 7:30 a.m.  Departs: 7:45 a.m.
Adult: $49 Child (8-17): $39


Stand Up Paddle Boards

Stand Up Board

Experience paddle boarding in a new and fast growing way! Paddle, swim, and relax as you travel down a calm stretch of the lake or river. Transportation, board rental, instruction, guide, snacks and water are included. Approximate time on the river/lake is 3 hours (time may vary based on water levels).

Adults (18+): $65
Youth (17-under): $50
Meets daily at 8:45 AM to depart at 9:00 AM and 1:45 PM to depart at 2:00 PM


 

Half and Full Day National Park Backcountry Tours

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This service is operated by Myke Hughes, Inc. & American Wilderness Exp. DBA Adrift Adventures, a Concessionaire under contract with the US Government and administered by the National Park Service. The Concessionaire is responsible for conducting these operations in a satisfactory manner.  The park service approves all prices and services.  Please address comments to Superintendant of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks 2282 S.W. Resource Blvd., Moab, UT 84532

Current Utah State Tax and $3.00 BLM Departure Fee Not Included In Trip Prices where applicable.




Adrift Adventures
378 North Main Street
P.O. Box 577 - Moab, Utah 84532
Call 1-435-259-8594
adriftmoab@gmail.com

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