11 Stunning Grand Canyon Rafting Photos

There’s only one way to see the Grand Canyon in all of its glory, and it’s not by standing along its rim and peering down. Nothing against anyone who’s done that. It’s just, we prefer to see the Grand Canyon another way. I’m sure you can guess where we’re going with this. Check out these 11 stunning photos from the heart of the canyon (taken from the unique vantage point of a Grand Canyon rafting trip, of course)…

Go Beyond the Rim

11 Stunning Grand Canyon Rafting Photos

Nankoweap cliff dwellings hidden along a hard to reach ledge in the Grand Canyon. | Photo: Monty Pollack

11 Stunning Grand Canyon Rafting Photos

A boater wades through the turquoise waters at the mouth of Havasu Creek. | Photo: Tom Gotchy

11 Stunning Grand Canyon Rafting Photos

Brilliant hues of red, pink and orange illuminate the canyon walls as sunset nears. | Photo: James Kaiser

11 Stunning Grand Canyon Rafting Photos

A fleet of dories rests in the calm waters of an eddy on the Colorado River. | Photo: Monty Pollack

11 Stunning Grand Canyon Rafting Photos

The sun dips beneath the canyon walls for a dramatic finale to a day on the river. | Photo: Tom Gotchy

11 Stunning Grand Canyon Rafting Photos

A fleet of rafts is dwarfed by the towering walls of the Grand Canyon. | Photo: James Kaiser

11 Stunning Grand Canyon Rafting Photos

A boatman navigates his way through infamous Lava Falls. | Photo: Justin Bailie

11 Stunning Grand Canyon Rafting Photos

Turquoise waters flow from the confluence of the Little Colorado to join the Colorado River. | Photo: Ned Sickles

11 Stunning Grand Canyon Rafting Photos

A large amphitheater carved into the limestone at Mile 33 of the Grand Canyon is known as Redwall Cavern. | Photo: James Kaiser

11 Stunning Grand Canyon Rafting Photos

Grand Canyon Dories offer up a wild ride through high water in the Grand Canyon. | Photo: Ben Horton

 

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