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Whitewater Rafting

Inflatible Kayaks on the San Juan River_4292680007_lThe poetry of a wild river canyon should never be spoiled by a clumsy or unprofessional whitewater rafting company. Tag-A-Long Expeditions takes pride in hosting exquisite Utah whitewater adventures.

We approach your tour just as we approach the wilderness, with reverence and care. We custom match you with one of our outdoors adventures, listening carefully to your needs before recommending the best river rafting tour for you.


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Colorado River Westwater Canyon Rafting 1 Day – (WA0)

This is the BEST one-day whitewater rafting in the west. That’s what National Geographic Explorer said, and we couldn’t agree more! Tackle 11 class III-IV rapids in this 17 mile stretch of river and return home with many stories to tell. We offer both the hands on experience of a paddle boat and the comfort and security of an oar boat; whichever your personal adventure level prefers.

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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Arches National Park Fiery Furnace Hiking & Colorado River Scenic Splash Family Rafting (FF0RAF)

The Fiery Furnace is the least visited and most often requested area of Arches National Park. Because of our special relationship with the NPS, we have received authorization to take visitors into this area with our naturalist guides. This is a half-day hiking tour between sandstone fins and into grottos where you can see amazing arches and wildlife. Then raft the Colorado River through Professor Valley: This section of the river is great for families and fun for everyone. Your guide will point out the rock formations, movie locations and other interesting items. The rapids vary in size depending on the time of year.

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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Dinosaur Explore Jeep Tour & Raft the Colorado River 1 Day – (DP0RAF)

Come with us on a journey back in time as we explore the ancient cultures and animals that used to call Moab home. This is a beginner’s tour to find Rock Art, Ruins, and Dinosaur bones and tracks. After, we go on a rocking and rolling barrel of splashes ride on the one-and-only Colorado River Scenic Splash. These class I-II rapids are just enough of an introduction to make you beg for more.

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 Family Rafting Scenic Splash 1 Day – (DR0)

Each year nearly four thousand guests take this barrel-of-fun ride down 13 miles of the Colorado River near Moab. If you’ve never rafted whitewater before, and would like a taste of the thrill, this is the perfect way to get your feet wet. You’ll ride through six moderate to small rapids, class I-II, and enjoy some of the best scenery in America. This is the section of river Walt Disney Company chose to film whitewater rapids!

This trip departs daily and half-day micro-expeditions are also available.

Adventure Seasons

April 15-Oct 15 First-timer
April 15-Oct 15 Beginner
April 15-Oct 15 Family
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Colorado River Rafting Pirates of the Colorado 1 Day (PIRATES)

Nothing says water adventure like pirates and buried treasure! We’ve brought the excitement to the Colorado River for families with children weighing as little as 40lbs (18kg) up to 12 years old with our Pirates of the Colorado program. Come with us as we Explore Professor Valley learning about the desert and, perhaps, finding some buried treasure along the way!

Take this barrel of fun ride down 12 miles of the Colorado River near Moab, UT. If you’re a land lubber who has never rafted whitewater, this is the perfect beginner trip for you and your scrogs. Six class I & II rapids add excitement through this Dr. Seuss-esque land. And don’t forget your cutlass! Aaaaarrrrrrrr!

Adventure Seasons

June 15 - August 25 Family
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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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Arches National Park Hiking Tour & Colorado River Family Rafting 1 Day – (ARHRAF)

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 drive into, and walk around, Arches National Park. 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 & Family Rafting 1 Day – (JETRAF)

Each year nearly four thousand guests take this barrel-of-fun raft ride down the Colorado River near Moab. If you’ve never rafted whitewater before, and would like a taste of rapids, this is the perfect way to get your feet wet. Combine this with sightseeing further downstream into Canyonlands on a motorized jet boat. The famed Grotto, a natural amphitheater used by the Moab Music Festival for their annual concerts, is featured on this portion – a dry-come-as-you-are type river experience.

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 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