Passengers wade in the cold river water to cool down during a lunch stop just above the mouth of the Little Colorado River.
Life jackets aren’t just for wearing on the boat! Floating down the Little Colorado River is lots of fun.
River Guide Cassie Micheli brings her inflated raft “Irwin” up the Little Colorado for passengers to ride.
A Great Blue Heron along the edge of the Colorado River.
Setting up our camp for another enchanting evening along the Colorado River.
A day hike into the lush vegetation of a Colorado River side canyon.
Side canyons have many spots for relaxing and viewing the ever changing geology formations.
Trip Leader Marc Perkins and two young female passengers pose in Travertine Falls.
Lunch stops typically mean a shady, sandy beach, and freshly prepared sandwiches and salads.
Dinner entrees vary each day: Prime rib, halibut steaks, barbequed chicken, Mexican, steak. Vegetarian meals are prepared on request.
The boat stops at Bright Angel Beach for a visit to Phantom Ranch. In the background is the Kaibab Suspension Bridge, where pack mules cross the river after coming down from the South Rim.
Historic Phantom Ranch has rustic but exclusive accommodations. It’s the only facility below the Rim in Grand Canyon.
Running a rapid in the historic cataract boat, the Sandra.
Our rowed inflatable boat with steep canyon walls meeting the Colorado River.