Virtual Colorado River Rafting Tours, with Hoover Dam Tours, Grand Canyon Tours




Virtual Colorado River Rafting Tours, a geographical overview using simulated flight over actual rapids

traversed in rafting tours. Information on Lake Mead tours, Hover Dam tours and< Grand Canyon tours also

provided. During the video tours we'll fly low over the rapids before exiting the canyon at Vulcan's throne.


__________________________________________________Colorado River upstream view from high above Eagle Point


Contents:


Colorado River Rapids Tour Part 1 - Grand Canyon West Airport To Wards Cove Rapids

Colorado River Rapids Tour Part 2 - Lost Creek Rapids To Waterfall Rapids

Colorado River Rapids Tour Part 3 - Gneiss Canyon Rapids To Lava cliff Rapids

Colorado River Rapids Tour Part 4 - Diamond Creek Rapids To Bridge Canyon

Colorado River Rapids Tour Part 5 - 217 Mile Rapids To Diamond Creek Rapids

Colorado River Rapids Tour Part 6 - 205 Mile Rapids To Three Springs Rapids

Colorado River Rapids Tour Part 7 - Coming Soon







Colorado River Rapids Tour Part 1 - Grand Canyon West Airport To Wards Cove

To begin, here is an experience given by a local tour operator more down to earth:

A calm (non-whitewater) rafting tour that provides a scenic adventure on the Colorado River aboard a

pontoon-boat. Its a 12-mile run beginning near Hoover Dam at Black Canyon and ends at Willow Beach with

beautiful views of caves, hot water springs, waterfalls and nature at it's best along the way. I'll provide a link to a

full page description and itinerary of this and other Grand Canyon tours soon.


Now for the first Virtual Colorado River Rafting Tour::_______________________Click image for the tour

Hoover Dam Tours 1

This first part of a the seven part Virtual Colorado River Rafting series

begins at takeoff at Grand Canyon West Airport. As we fly north out of

the airport we fly over the Grand Canyon Sky Walk at Eagle Point before

looping back south to follow the Colorado river upstream. We get a great

view of the river below as we begin our decent to the river as we . . . more


Be sure to use the accompanying Google Map in Earth mode to help identify the sights.


View Grand Canyon West Airport To Wards Cove Rapids Flight Plan in a larger map                                               Back To Top





Colorado River Rapids Tour Part 2 - Lost Creek Rapids To Waterfall Rapids

Here's another real experience:

"Combine two of our popular half-day tours into an exciting combo tour! Our tour starts with a scenic

60-minute helicopter flight over Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the Grand Canyon's West Rim before

enjoying a relaxing river float down the Colorado River and through the Black Canyon with an informative

guide. I'll provide a link to a full page description and itinerary of this and other Grand Canyon tours soon.


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Lake Mead Tour

This part of the tour continues after having taken off from Grand Canyon West

airport and turning south up stream over the Colorado River. We begin over

Waterfall rapids as we descend down into the Canyon. We proceed to fly low

over Triumphal Rapids, Devils Side Rapids, Last Chance Rapids and Reference

Rapids. This section of the Colorado River are smooth, slow . . . more


Be sure to use the accompanying Google Map in Earth mode to help identify the sights.


View Ward's Cove To Last Chance Rapids Flight Plan in a larger map                                                                   Back To Top





Colorado River Rapids Tour Part 3 - Gneiss Canyon Rapids To Lava Cliff Rapids

Here's another real Grand Canyon experience:

A jet helicopter tour that provides aerial views of Lake Mead and Hoover Dam on your way to the Grand Canyon.

The tour begins with a limo ride from your Las Vegas hotel to the helipad where you'll take off and see the views

before landing at the floor of the Grand Canyon West Rim for a picnic at the Indian Ramada Shelter. On the way

back you will also get the added views over the spectacular Las Vegas Resorts. I'll provide a link to a full page

description and itinerary of this and other Grand Canyon tours soon.


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Grand Canyon Tours

This part of the Colorado River Rafting Flyover continues where we left off as

we begin flying over Lava Cliff up stream towards Gneiss Canyon. Along the

way we will also be flying over Two Hundred Forty One Mile Rapids, Two

Hundred Forty Mile Rapids, Separation Canyon, Two Hundred Thirty Seven

Mile Rapids and Gneiss Canyon. This section of the Colorado River is

slightly more active and are also traversed on . . . more


Be sure to use the accompanying Google Map in Earth mode to help identify the sights.


View Lost Creek Rapids To Gneiss Canyon Rapids Flight Plan in a larger map                                                         Back To Top





Colorado River Rapids Tour Part 4 - Diamond Creek Rapids To Bridge Canyon

Here's another real experience:

"Fly by A-Star helicopter for an aerial view of the Grand Canyon before returning to historic Boulder City,

Nevada. Board your raft at the base of Hoover Dam and enjoy a complimentary picnic lunch along the

Colorado River! Or, choose our Grand Canyon Landing option and enjoy a basin landing and champagne

breakfast before continuing on to your rafting trip." I'll provide a link to a full page description and itinerary of

this and other Grand Canyon tours soon.


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Colorado River Rafting

Part four of the Colorado River tours series begins as we fly upstream over

Bridge Canyon after having flown by Gneiss Canyon. We are on our way to

Diamond Creek. On our way we will fly over Two Hundred Thirty Four Mile

Rapids, Two Hundred Thirty Two Mile Rapids (also known as Killer Fang

Rapids) and Travertine Rapid. These rapids range from level 3 to 7 rapids.

Diamond Creek is known as a popular takeout point for various . . . more.


Be sure to use the accompanying Google Map in Earth mode to help identify the sights.


View Gneiss Canyon Rapids To Diamond Creek Rapids Flight Plan in a larger map                                              Back To Top





Colorado River Rapids Tour Part 5 - 217 Mile Rapids To Diamond Creek Rapids

Here's a real Colorado River Rafting experience:

A white-water rafting experience through the steep cliffs of the Colorado River followed by a helicopter

sightseeing tour. To begin, you will be picked up at your Las Vegas hotel and driven to Peach Springs where

you'll begin your 5.5 hour rafting tour (at the base camp) consisting of class 3-6 rapids. Upon completion you will

be taken by helicopter to the Grand Canyon West Rim then driven back to your hotel. I'll provide a link to a full

page description and itinerary of this and other Grand Canyon tours soon.


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Grand Canyon Tour

Part five of this Colorado River tours series begins as we fly upstream over

Diamond Creek rapids on our way to Two Hundred Seventeen Mile rapids.

Along the way we fly over Two Hundred Twenty Four Mile rapids and Granite

Springs Rapids. Diamond Creek is known as a takeout point for rafting trips

and the rapids traversed until 217 Mile rapids consist of . . . more


Be sure to use the accompanying Google Map in Earth mode to help identify the sights.


View Diamond Creek Rapids To 217 Mile Rapids Tour Flight Plan in a larger map                                            Back To Top





Colorado River Rapids Tour Part 6 - Coming Soon

Here's another real Colorado River Rafting experience:

"You'll have the thrill of a lifetime, white water rafting down the Colorado River, experiencing white water

rapids below the steep cliffs of the Grand Canyon. When you get off the river, you'll transfer to the top o

f the West Rim on a luxury jet helicopter for amazing Grand Canyon views." I'll provide a link to a full page

description and itinerary of this and other Grand Canyon tours soon.


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Grand Canyon River Raftin

We continue the Colorado River tour series here as we continue upstream

towards Vulcan's Throne. After flying low past Two Hundred Seventeen Mile

Rapids we continue upstream over Three Springs Rapids, Pumpkin Springs,

Two Hundred Twelve Mile (Little Bastard) Rapids, Two Hundred Nine Mile

Rapids then Two Hundred Five Mile (Kolb) Rapids. These sets of . . . more


Be sure to use the accompanying Google Map in Earth mode to help identify the sights.


View 205 Mile Rapids To Three Springs Rapids in a larger map                                                                          Back To Top





Colorado River Rapids Tour Part 7 - Coming Soon

Here's another real rafting experience:

A calm-water rafting trip that begins at the base of the Hoover Dam in Black Canyon. Transportation to/from your

hotel is complementary and the rafting trip itself is stunning with views of the Colorado River's natural wildlife,

caves, hot springs and waterfalls. The tour ends after swimming and shopping at Willow Beach and a drive back

to your hotel. I'll provide a link to a full page description and itinerary of this and other Grand Canyon tours.


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Grand Canyon Tour


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Be sure to use the accompanying Google Map in Earth mode to help identify the sights.












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