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Colorado River Cataract Canyon Rafting 1 Day – (CA0)

Do you want an intense white water rafting adventure but only have a day in Moab Utah? Or do you want to see the back country of Canyonlands National Park but don’t like camping? If you said yes to either of these questions, then the Cataract Canyon One Day is for you! Join us as we cruise down the flat water of Canyonlands, blast through the rapids of Cataract Canyon, then accelerate across Lake Powell to Hite Marina at the days end. Don’t let limited time keep you from this must-do Utah Rafting Adventure.

Adventure Seasons

April-September First-timer
April-September Beginner
Spring: Teens & Up Family
June-September Family
April-September Adventure seeker
April-September Extreme
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Colorado River Cataract Canyon Rafting Express 3 Day – (CA2)

Cataract Canyon offers 28 Grand Canyon style rapids. These are some of the most well known and respected whitewater rapids in the world; “Ben Hurt”, “Powell’s Pocket Watch”, “Capsize”, and the three spectacular rapids in the “Big Drop” series, the steepest section on the mighty Colorado river. Go on a 3-day/2-night white water rafting adventure where you’ll hit every one of the 28, Class III-V, white water rapids as you would on a longer trip. Expect some hiking and off river exploration. And don’t forget to look at the constellations. Star gazing is amazing on dark nights. If your goal is to hit the big white water without using all your vacation, the Express has your name on it!

Adventure Seasons

June-October First-timer
June-October Beginner
Spring: Teens & Up Family
June-October Family
April-October Adventure seeker
April-October Extreme
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Mix-N-Match Any 2 Half-Day Tours for a Full Day – Your Way!

So many options, so little time! Here are 6 different half day tours we offer.
Select any two activities to create a full day adventure of your choice!
Lunch is provided on these combination tours.

Prices and times depend on the specific options you chose.

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Running the rapids in one of our specially designed J-Rig rafts

Colorado River Cataract Canyon Rafting Favorite 4 Day – (CA3)

Discover peace as you float on the flat water sections through Canyonlands National Park. Serenity as you sit on a sandy beach stargazing. Awe as you learn about the primitive cultures that called this fertile desert home. And excitement while crashing through the intense white water Major John Wesley Powell made a first descent through a little over 100 years ago. This is the Cataract Canyon Favorite with time to relax near, play on, and explore around the Colorado River. It’s the rafting adventure of a lifetime.

Adventure Seasons

June-October First-timer
June-October Beginner
Spring: Teens & up Family
June-October Family
April-October Adventure seeker
April-October Extreme
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Canyonlands Self-Guided Trips by Canoe/Kayak/Raft With Jet Boat Shuttle – (JC0)

For Green River vehicle put-in and take-out, click here!

Canyonlands National Park is known for its remote back country solitude. Paddling on the calm waters that cut through the interior of the Park is one of the best ways to experience the privacy of this flat water wilderness at your own pace. We can help you organize and outfit your canoe/kayak camping trip down the Green River or Colorado River through Canyonlands, including jet boat shuttle.

Tag-A-Long Expeditions has been operating Jet boat ever since Canyonlands was made a National Park in 1964.

Adventure Seasons

June-November Beginner
March-November Family
March-November Adventure seeker
March-November Extreme
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Colorado River Cataract Canyon Rafting Overnighter 2 Day – (CA1)

If you want a Colorado River rafting experience but don’t have a lot of time, then this trip is the one for you. In the Cataract Canyon Blast, we’ll get you down through Grand Canyon style rapids in only 2 days. This is the rafting adventure that won’t eat up all your vacation and yet will leave you feeling as if you have escaped into the peace and serenity only Canyonlands National Park can give you.

Adventure Seasons

June-October First-timer
June-October Beginner
Spring: Teens & Up Family
mid-June to October Family
April to mid-May Adventure seeker
mid-May to mid-June Extreme
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Grand Staircase/Escalante National Monument & San Rafael Swell Hiking and Jeep Tour 5 Days- (WE4)

One of Americas newest national monuments, the 1.7 million acres of the Grand Staircase/Escalante National Monument is a vast wilderness area that has not yet been discovered by the average tourist. Dotted with slot canyons carved by water and wind, Tag-A-Long Expeditions can take you into this formidable backcountry via four-wheel drive vehicle so you can hike the amazing slot canyons youve only seen pictures of! Youll also spot petroglyphs over a thousand years old. This hiking and 4X4 excursion includes visits to the Grand Staircase/Escalante National Monument, the San Rafael Swell and Capitol Reef National Park.

Adventure Seasons

March-October Family
March-October Adventure seeker
March-October Extreme

Moab Music Festival Cataract Canyon Musical Raft Trip 4 Days (MMF)

Truly a “Feast for All Senses”, this 4-Day Cataract Canyon trip features world class scenery, concerts, food, and whitewater on the legendary Colorado River. A bucket-list adventure that is not to be missed!

Adventure Seasons

September 12 First-timer
September 12 Beginner
September 12 Adventure seeker
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Canyonlands National Park Guided Mountain Biking and Colorado River Jet Boat Shuttle 1 Day – (JBG)

EXCLUSIVE TO TAG-A-LONG EXPEDITIONS! We’ve teamed up with Moab Cyclery to offer you this exciting mountain biking package exclusive to Tag-A-Long Expeditions! Find out why they call Moab the mountain biking capitol of the world! The famous White Rim Trail deep in Canyonlands National Park is your destination on this 20-mile guided Moab, Utah mountain biking expedition. We’ll drop you and your guide off at the top of Shafer Trail and pick up you and your mountain bike at Lathrop Canyon on the Colorado River for a relaxing, scenic ride back to town on our large jet boat.

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Adventure Seasons

March-June Family
September-November Family
March-June Adventure seeker
September-November Adventure seeker
March-June Extreme
September-November Extreme
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Canyonlands National Park Jeeping & Colorado River Rafting 1 Day – (IS0RAF)

There is no better or easier way to experience the best of what canyon country has to offer than to climb aboard this exciting, one-day mini-expedition! You play in splashy class I-II rapids and enjoy the unsurpassed vistas of Canyonlands National Park in a rugged (but air-conditioned!) four-wheel drive vehicle. See it all, do it all… Tag-A-Long Expeditions makes it happen for you and your family!

Adventure Seasons

April 15-Oct 15 First-timer
April 15-Oct 15 Beginner
April 15-Oct 15 Family
April 15-Oct 15 Adventure seeker
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Colorado River Jet Boat Cruise & Canyonlands National Park Jeep Tour 1 Day – (JETIS0)

This classic day trip, suitable for people of all ages, delivers big adventure, a few thrills, and the best sightseeing available anywhere in canyon country.This trip takes travelers in comfort to sights hidden from those who don’t go a little off the beaten path. No wonder it’s one of our most popular expeditions!

Adventure Seasons

March-October First-timer
March-October Beginner
March-October Family
March-October Adventure seeker
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Canyonlands National Park Needles District Jeep Tour 1 day (DN0)

This adventure will take you south of Moab towards the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. You will explore and learn about the Ancient Puebloan, Fremont, and Barrier Canyon peoples who called this place home long before we came. We will visit rock art sites and ruins as your naturalist guide weaves tales and tells about these ancient cultures.

Adventure Seasons

All Year First-timer
All Year Beginner
All Year Family
All Year Adventure seeker
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Canyonlands National Park Jeep Tour 1/2 Day – (HI0)

This half-day expedition gets you out there to see the spectacular wide-open spaces of Canyonlands National Park “Island in the Sky” mesa. This expedition makes you feel like the adventurer you were born to be!

Adventure Seasons

All Year First-timer
All Year Beginner
All Year Family
All Year Adventure seeker
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Canyonlands National Park Scenic Jet Boat Cruise 1/2 Day- (HJ0)

A delightful jet boat ride on a calm-water stretch of the Colorado River gives you a day in the wilderness without all the hassle and risks of true backcountry expedition. You’ll ride in comfortable seats in our sturdy river tours boat. These boats speed along about 20 miles an hour and stop frequently for photographs, sightseeing, and narration by your river tour guide. The guide drifts the boat quietly as you hear about all the fascinating geology, wildlife, and historic sites you’re seeing. Bring binoculars to spot bighorn sheep playing on the cliffs. What you’ll see is only accessible by boat ride! Less adventurous travelers will miss it all while you take this short half-day Moab tour.

Adventure Seasons

March-October First-timer
March-October Beginner
March-October Family
March-October Adventure seeker
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San Rafael Swell Explorer Jeep & Hiking Tour 3 Day (SR2)

This region is one of the best kept secrets in Utah! The National Parks aren’t the only beautiful places around Moab, in fact, this little explored wilderness area is remote and is perfect for the person with a sense of adventure. Hiking through slot canyons, finding petroglyphs, and wilderness camping make this trip unforgettable in every way.

Adventure Seasons

March - October First-timer
March - October Beginner
March - October Family
March - October Adventure seeker
March - October Extreme
The Great Gallery in Horseshoe Canyon, Maze District of Canyonlands National Park

San Rafael Swell Overnight Jeep & Hiking Tour 2 Day – (SR1)

This is an expedition for the true pioneer. This little explored wilderness area is remote and is perfect for the person with a sense of adventure. Hiking through slot canyons, finding petroglyphs, and wilderness camping make this trip a great mini-expedition!

Adventure Seasons

March - October First-timer
March - October Beginner
March - October Family
March - October Adventure seeker
March - October Extreme
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Canyonlands Scenic Jet Boat Cruise 1 HOUR – (AJ0)

A delightful jet boat ride on a calm-water stretch of the Colorado River gives you a few hours in the wilderness without all the hassle and risks of true backcountry expedition. You’ll ride in comfortable seats in our sturdy river tours boat. These boats speed along about 20 miles an hour and stop frequently for photographs, sightseeing, and narration by your river tour guide. The guide drifts the boat quietly as you hear about all the fascinating geology, wildlife, and historic sites you’re seeing. Bring binoculars to spot bighorn sheep playing on the cliffs. What you’ll see is only accessible by boat ride! Less adventurous travelers will miss it all while you take this short Moab tour.

Adventure Seasons

March - October First-timer
March - October Beginner
March - October Family
March - October Adventure seeker
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Colorado River Cataract Canyon Powell’s Rafting Expedition 5 Day – (CA4)

Discover peace as you float on the flat water sections through Canyonlands National Park. Serenity as you sit on a sandy beach stargazing. Awe as you learn about the primitive cultures that called this fertile desert home. And excitement while crashing through the intense white water Major John Wesley Powell made a first descent through a little over 100 years ago. This is the Cataract Canyon Powell Expedition with time to relax near, play on, and explore around the Colorado River. It’s the rafting adventure of a lifetime.

Adventure Seasons

June-September First-timer
June-September Beginner
Spring: Teens & Up Family
June-September Family
April-September Adventure seeker
April-September Extreme
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Canyonlands National Park Self-Guided Mountain Biking with Colorado River Jet Boat Shuttle 1 Day – (JB0)

EXCLUSIVE TO TAG-A-LONG EXPEDITIONS! Find out why they call Moab the mountain biking capitol of the world! The famous White Rim Trail deep in Canyonlands National Park is your destination on this 20-mile self-guided mountain bike expedition. We’ll drop you off at the top of Shafer Trail and pick up you and your mountain bike at Lathrop Canyon on the Colorado River for a relaxing scenic ride back to town on our large jet boat.

Adventure Seasons

March-June Family
September-November Family
March-June Adventure seeker
September-November Adventure seeker
March-June Extreme
September-November Extreme
Horseshoe Canyon -- Part of the Great Gallery

Canyonlands National Park Horseshoe Canyon Hiking 1 Day – (HS0)

Horseshoe Canyon is in the outlands, an annex of Canyonlands National Park. On this trip you are the adventurer, you are walking in the footsteps of the ancient ones. You will visit one of the world’s finest, undisturbed rock art panels left by ancient Native American cultures. You’ll visit the Great Gallery rock art panel, famous for its “Holy Ghost” image and ponder the mystery of their disappearance as your guide helps you unravel their story. The hiking in the canyons will leave you feeling strong and confident and maybe a little unwilling to return to civilization. While the hiking is appropriate for people in relatively good condition, there are no technical climbs or skills required.

Adventure Seasons

All Year Adventure seeker
All Year Extreme