Guests at El Portal have access to unique concierge services for Sedona and the Grand Canyon. We can help you plan everything, from where to shop and eat to Grand Canyon rafting tours! And now is the perfect time to go rafting on the Colorado River – no crowds, cooler temps and great trips!
One rafting tour El Portal offers is the Colorado River Smooth Water rafting tour. This tour is perfect for those who want a little “water adventure” while still on calm waters. You can relax the entire day as the river guide leads you on a breathtaking journey through the Glen Canyon Dam. You will be amazed as you pass through colorful red rock formations, soaring wildlife, ancient Indian petro glyphs, folklore, and natural and human history. Be prepared for incredible scenery and wildlife on this smooth-water tour on the Colorado River. This trip departs Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30am and returns around 7:00pm. Included in this Grand Canyon Special is round trip transportation, river guide, buffet style lunch, and features Lees Ferry, Marble Canyon, Glen Canyon Dam, Cameron Trading Post and Oak Creek Canyon.
Or you can take the more adventurous White Water rafting tour. This offers some thrilling rapids, and is the only one day rafting tour of the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. You raft through 12 sets of rapids, take a brief nature hike up into the side canyon of Travertine Falls, and if you watch carefully you may even see Desert Big Horn sheep or soaring falcons – a once in a lifetime opportunity! The White Water rafting tour departs Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:30am, and returns by 8:30pm. Included in this rafting special is a round trip transportation, Continental breakfast, deli-style lunch, and features Oak Creek Canyon, Hualapai Indian Reservation, 12 miles of Class II-IV rapids, hike into Travertine Falls, amazing wildlife & scenery, and a helicopter out when weather permits.
El Portal Sedona Hotel is a luxury inn, offering a unique lodging experience. There are only 12 guest suites, each with their own private entrance, patio/balcony, whirlpool tub, entertainment center, fireplace, telephone, and more with free WiFi throughout the inn and courtyard.
For additional information on these fun and exciting tours call El Portal, we will help you with all your trip planning! 1-800-313-0017