About Hatch River Expeditions

Grand Canyon White Water Tours

We Love What We Do

“Best part: Every day you get a reward. Someone comes in and says, ‘Hey, we took your trip twenty years ago. Is it still as much fun as it always is?’ We say, ‘Yeah, come on, let’s go.’ That’s the best part: running the river and still being down there. That’s worth a fortune to anyone that owns a company or loves the canyon like we do.”

– Ted Hatch, GCRG Oral History Project

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I was very nervous about my first river trip and my first trip to the Grand Canyon. And now I can't imagine ...
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Sarah Travis
I was very nervous about my first river trip and my first trip to the Grand Canyon. And now I can't imagine experiencing it any other way or with any other outfitter. They made this truly a trip of a lifetime (unless I come back in a few years!). I had the best time ever and was so sad when our trip finished, we created so many memories due to the experience Hatch provided. Well done all!
Sarah Travis
Words can't really describe it. I recommend it to everyone I talk to. A total "must do before you die" thing.
Marilee Rippy,
Words can't really describe it. I recommend it to everyone I talk to. A total "must do before you die" thing.
Marilee Rippy,
This was simply one of the best vacations and adventures I have ever done. I have been wanting to raft down the ...
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Fredrika Moser
This was simply one of the best vacations and adventures I have ever done. I have been wanting to raft down the Grand Canyon for over 40 years and finally Hatch Expeditions could make that dream come true. This rafting trip down the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon was something I have wanted to do for my whole life and it did not disappoint. The Canyon is incredible and floating through 1.8 billion years of geologic history was incredible. The river is tremendous and the rapids vary from small to enormous, but we (husband and our 28 year old daughter and her significant other) always felt safe and we were highly confident in the outstanding skill of our boatman. Hatch River Expeditions is a top notch company and they deliver an amazing product at a very fair price. Sean, Josh and JP led us on a 10 day river rafting extravaganza, filled with terrific information, delicious meals, kindness, and ultra-professionalism. We lacked for nothing. The hikes and camp sites we experienced during our trip were excellent, complemented the float well, and were well-chosen for our group. We agree Hatch is the best outdoor adventure company we have experienced. The organization is extremely attentive and responsive to their customers from months out and through the adventure. Honestly, we could find nothing that could be improved on. The Hatch ef ort is to make this the best trip ever for all the customers and they succeed! They are also hyper-conscious of the environment and have a deep commitment to, and a well explained emphasis on, how to minimize our environmental footprint and prioritize the high value of these delicate ecosystems. All around, we could not have chosen a better group to work with and if we could ever do this trip again, it would absolutely be with Hatch. It is a trip of a lifetime and we are so glad we could do it with Hatch.
Fredrika Moser
It was the trip of the lifetime from start to stop. Recommend it 1000%!
Alisa Estrada
It was the trip of the lifetime from start to stop. Recommend it 1000%!
Alisa Estrada
Wish you had better than "excellent". We had the most incredible guides- Caleb, Tanner and Eric. They went our of their way ...
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Tracy Long
Wish you had better than "excellent". We had the most incredible guides- Caleb, Tanner and Eric. They went our of their way to make our trip fabulous- great navigating the rapids, finding great camping spots, entertaining us with stories, amazing meals and wonderful hikes. You have top notch staf and I would recommend your company to anyone (in fact I have already). You may have some people signing up for next year soon because of me! 🙂 My trip experience was outstanding. I imagined it would be a great trip - I had no idea how magical it would be. Thank you for creating such an incredible trip to experience the wonder and glory of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon. Life changing trip! You guys are all the best! I plan to come back again - sooner rather than later, I hope! Loved every minute!! Thank you so very much!!!
Tracy Long
I bought this trip for my mom for her birthday, and one night the guides made her a birthday cake. She was ...
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Cat Swetel
I bought this trip for my mom for her birthday, and one night the guides made her a birthday cake. She was so happy and surprised, she cried the whole time we sang happy birthday. There were some less mobile people and some very mobile people on our trip, and the guides adapted the side hikes for everyone. It was great.
Cat Swetel
We cannot say enough good things about the guides. They were knowledgeable and skillful. We had total confidence in their ability to ...
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Mary Edwards
We cannot say enough good things about the guides. They were knowledgeable and skillful. We had total confidence in their ability to navigate the river. Their service was impeccable. Meals were outstanding and the guides were always looking out for the group, making sure everyone had a safe experience. They were AMAZING!! The entire trip was outstanding. Timing was excellent, meals were delicious and the guides were the best. We could not have asked for a better experience.
Mary Edwards
Best group of guides I’ve ever experienced!
Andrew (Andy) Horton
Best group of guides I’ve ever experienced!
Andrew (Andy) Horton
Absolutely loved all of our guides. So friendly, knowledgeable & helpful. Worked seamlessly as a team under Nicky’s leadership
Julie Schnoor
Absolutely loved all of our guides. So friendly, knowledgeable & helpful. Worked seamlessly as a team under Nicky’s leadership.
Julie Schnoor
The guides were quite informative and worked together very well. They truly were a team. I felt in some ways like family. ...
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Nana Langton
The guides were quite informative and worked together very well. They truly were a team. I felt in some ways like family. Missing them already!
Nana Langton

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