Colorado River Backhaul Shuttles

The Colorado River Discovery backhaul will take you UP RIVER from Lee's Ferry to a little beach just below the Glen Canyon Dam.  The trip upstream takes about 1 hour.  Meet the blue rafts at the dock just upstream from the boat landing at Lee's Ferry.  Reservations for the backhaul are required - book directly with Colorado River Discovery.

Departure Time: 2:30 pm Arizona Time (same as Pacific time except for early spring and late fall)

Prices: $25 per person, $22 per boat, $25 flat for extra camping gear

Phone: Call Colorado River Discovery for true costs and to make backhaul reservation: 928-645-9175

Colorado River Frequently Asked Questions:
- Can I paddle up the river without using a backhaul?  -- No.  The current is too strong.
- Is there road access to the river between the Glen Canyon dam and Lee's Ferry? -- No.  It's a gorge.
- Can I drive to a launch point at the dam and take out at Lee's Ferry? -- No.  The trip begins and ends at Lee's Ferry.
- Can I do the Colorado River trip as a daytrip, instead of an overnight trip?-- No. At this time, the trip can only be accomplished as an overnight tour.  The good news is that this is the best way to experience the area anyway.
- Read our FAQ for additional common questions.

Lone Rock Canyon Tour

Lone Rock Canyon Kayak Tour on Lake PowellLone Rock Canyon Sunset or Morning Tour
Half day (2 - 3 hours) guided kayak tour starting from Lone Rock beach. Superb variety. Paddle beneath massive cliffs and glide into a quiet side canyon. Hike up to an overlook for fantastic scenery and, if you're lucky, bighorn sheep. Enjoy amazing swimming spots in the warmer months. Great for children. Calmest and coolest in the morning, beautiful colors at sunset. Meeting times vary by month in order to give you the best experience possible. We know when it's best because we paddle everyday! Tour length may vary depending on Lake Powell water levels and your paddling experience.
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Price: $90 per person, $70 per child (13 and under) (Minimum of 2 Adults) (prices do not include gratuity for tour guides)

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Antelope Canyon Morning or Sunset Tour

Antelope Canyon Kayak Tour on Lake PowellAntelope Canyon Morning or Sunset Tour
See world famous Antelope Canyon from the water! Half day (2.5 - 3 hours) guided kayak tour starting from Antelope Point launch ramp. See the beautiful sunset and morning colors of the Lake Powell cruising under the deep canyon walls through spectacular scenery and to the very end of the Antelope Canyon. While you won't visit the upper section of the canyon where the large groups go, the areas you'll visit are stunning and the solitude makes the experience much more enjoyable for you and your family or friends.
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Antelope Canyon Breakfast Tour

Antelope Canyon Kayak Tour on Lake PowellAntelope Canyon Breakfast Tour
See world famous Antelope Canyon from the water! Full day (6 hours) guided kayak tour starting from Antelope Point launch ramp. Using touring (sit inside) kayaks, cruise under the deep canyon walls to the very end, then further explore on foot on a breath taking hike. While you won't visit the upper section of the canyon where the large groups go, the areas you'll visit are stunning and the solitude makes the experience much more enjoyable for you, your family and friends. The tour includes a terrific breakfast in the canyon about halfway through the tour.
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Price: $160 per person, $140 per child (13 and under) (Minimum of 2 Adults) (prices do not include gratuity for tour guides)

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Ice Cream Canyon & Windows

Ice Cream Canyon Kayak Tour on Lake PowellIce Cream Canyon & Window Lunch Tour
Full day (6 hours) guided kayak tour starting from Stateline launch ramp. Using touring (sit inside) kayaks, explore interesting rock formations, islands, and inlets. Ice Cream Canyon offers impressive narrows and quiet backwaters. You'll hike up to the Wahweap Window. It's a massive cave with beautiful overlooks of the lake. Maybe just as important, it may be the best lunch spot ever on a hot day! Meets at 8am and returns by 2:30pm. Lunch included. Please note "Ice Cream" when requesting this full day tour.
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Price: $160 per person, $140 per child (13 and under) (Minimum of 2 Adults) (prices do not include gratuity for tour guides)

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Lone Rock Canyon Overnight

Lone Rock Canyon Kayak Tour on Lake PowellLone Rock Canyon Overnight
Want to experience the desert night sky away from city lights? Want to wake up with a colorful sunrise and an invigorating swim? Want to enjoy a tasty meal around a camp fire? Want to really experience Lake Powell? If so, go on an overnight tour! You'll explore side canyons and relax in camp - a great combination! Includes all camping equipment, 2 meals, and snacks. Meets at 3pm and ends between 10 to 11am the following day.
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Price: $300 per person, $250 per child (13 and under) (Minimum of 2 Adults) (prices do not include gratuity for tour guides)

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Labyrinth Canyon Overnight

Labyrinth Canyon Kayak Tour on Lake PowellLabyrinth Canyon Overnight Tour
Motor uplake then kayak to the very end of an amazing slot canyon. On foot you'll explore Labyrinth's narrows and see beautiful colors, patterns, and formations. You'll also be treated to sweeping views of Padre Bay, the widest part of Lake Powell. Includes all camping equipment, 4 meals, snacks, and round trip motorboat shuttle. Meets at 7am and ends between 2-5pm the following day.
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Price: $450 per person, $375 per child (13 and under) (Minimum of 4 Adults) (prices do not include gratuity for tour guides)

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3 Day Tour - West & Labyrinth

3 Day Kayak Tour - West & Labyrinth Canyons on Lake Powell3 Day Tour - West & Labyrinth Canyons
Visit two of the most impressive canyons on the lake, but each is completely different! In Labyrinth Canyon you'll explore a slot canyon with beautiful colors and patterns. For those seeking a great adventure, West Canyon awaits. Cross pools of water as you go farther into one of the deepest and most amazing canyons. Includes all camping equipment, meals, snacks, and round trip motorboat shuttle. Best in autumn, book now!
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Price: $800 per person. (Minimum of 2 Adults) (prices do not include gratuity for tour guides)

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5 Day Tour - The Escalante

5 Day Kayak Tour -  The Escalante on Lake Powell5 Day Tour - The Escalante
The Escalante is described as the best area of Lake Powell. Visit the last known camp of Everett Ruess. Glide by the ancient Anasazi Three Roof Ruins. In well-named Explorer Canyon, see arches, ruins, and petroglyphs! Paddle up incredibly narrow and deep Clear Creek Canyon to the location of Cathedral in the Desert, which will be impressive at current water levels. Includes all camping equipment, meals, snacks, and round trip motorboat shuttle.
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Price: $1200 per person. (Minimum of 4 Adults) (prices do not include gratuity for tour guides)

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