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Fisher Towers Half-Day Rafting Day Trip from Moab

  • Half-day white-water rafting trip from Moab
  • Explore the region around Fisher Towers, considered one of the most scenic landscapes along the Colorado River
  • Take pictures, swim and relax as an experienced river guide rows the oarboat downstream
Fisher Towers Half-Day Rafting Day Trip from Moab
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Fisher Towers half-day rafting tour departing at 12pm; lunch included
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Fisher Towers half-day rafting tour departing at 9am
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Fisher Towers half-day rafting tour departing at 2pm
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Moab is blessed with the Colorado River running right through the middle of the desert, and on this Moab whitewater rafting tour, experience a scenic float down the river that also has Class III rapids. This tour takes place near Fishers Tower, which is just on the outskirts of Moab, where you can swim in the river, photograph wildlife, and listen as your guide explains the geology and history behind the canyons. 

With various departures during the day at 9:00 am, 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm, the half-day trip can fit into most schedules. Bring the whole family on a fun-filled half-day Colorado River trip that runs about 7 river miles (11 km) with fantastic scenery and moderate rapids. Noon departures include a lunch by the riverside.
What to Expect
This Moab whitewater rafting tour begins in the middle of town, when you meet your professional whitewater guides at the central Moab office. From here, you’ll receive an intro and safety briefing and get loaded up in the van, which will shuttle you out to the Fishers Tower section of the Colorado River. With its soaring spires, vertical canyons and deeply red-hued rocks, this section of river feels like blissfully remote, despite being so close to town.

Before boarding the raft for the splash-filled journey, get fitted with a lifejacket and listen as your guide explains the course of the river. Your guide will propel the raft by oars, so you can sit back and enjoy the scenic, sometimes bumpy, cruise. The rapids on this section are Class II-III and are the largest in early summer snow melts. If you choose to paddle an inflatable kayak instead of riding in the raft, your guide will provide a paddling lesson and make sure you can follow commands. 

As you make your way down the Colorado River, keep your eyes peeled for birds and wildlife that can often be seen on the banks, and listen as your guide explains the history and geology of the rocky canyons. At the end of the journey, after splashing down the river or going for a swim, your trip ends with a short ride back to downtown Moab. 

Half-Day Rafting Trip:Since there are multiple departures during the day, it’s easy to work your schedule around the 7-mile (11-km) half-day rafting trip. Lunch along the riverside is included with noon departures.
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Reviews (61)
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Reviewed 30 October 2018
Nice float trip down the Colorado

Nice calm float down the Colorado River in late September. The rapids were really ripples at that water level. Several rafters on our trip chose to swim through one of the rapids in their PFDs (but the water was pretty cool). Jonah, our guide, did...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BehindTheLens88
Reviewed 28 October 2018
Relaxing float down the Colorado

My wife and I did the 1/2 day afternoon rafting tour. Very relaxing, not much in the way of serious rapids but we knew that going in - if you are into big time white water, October was not the time to go - but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LeftymartinMiles
Reviewed 15 October 2018
Great break from hiking in the heat

I always wanted to raft on the Colorado. Even the the water was extremely low due to lack of rain, we had a nice time. Great way to beat the heat and relax after so much desert hiking. Also a nice change of view -...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 8 October 2018
1/2 Day Rafting Trip

This could have easily been a bad trip due to weather, but Emily took really good care of us! She mad she we all had rain jackets which kept us warm the entire trip. It was a relaxing float down the river. Emily was knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kat R
Reviewed 7 October 2018
Fisher Towers 1/2 Day Rafting Trip

We were looking for a fun outdoor family activity for the morning. This was just what we were wanting. It was a beautiful trip with a knowledgeable guide. We learned a lot about the area geology and history and enjoyed a nice cool swim between...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shane B
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24 April 2018|
Response from Cristy A | Reviewed this property |
No - they are really concerned about safety so you have good life vests and they tell you what to do if you happen to fall overboard.
Monica M
15 April 2018|
Response from Sarah D |
The entire time is from 8:45-1:15. That includes being at the shops, signing paperwork, driving as a group to the site, rafting and the return. The rafting part itself is about 2.5-3hrs. I felt like it was enough time.
7 April 2018|
Response from Cristy A | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't think so. Their parking lot is pretty small.
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