How to pack for your Grand Canyon rafting trip. from Arizona River Runners on Vimeo.

The following information is a list of all clothing, equipment and optional items to pack for your Grand Canyon rafting trip. If you have questions about any of the following information, feel free to visit the FAQs page or call our office at 800.477.7238.


  •  Good quality rain gear
  •  Quick dry shorts
  •  T-shirts
  •  Long sleeve cotton shirt, fleece and/or hoodie
  •  Sunglasses with strap
  •  Swimming suit
  •  Long, lightweight pants
  •  Sun hat with chin strap
  •  Water sandals
  •  Socks
  •  Lightweight hiking shoes
  •  Sarong
  •  Pillow case

Gear and Toiletries

  •  Sun block & lip balm with sunscreen
  •  Moisturizing hand lotion
  •  Small towel
  •  Toothbrush & toothpaste
  •  Shaving supplies
  •  Kleenex, eye drops
  •  Soap & shampoo
  •  Prescription medicine
  •  Water bottle with tight fitting lid
  •  Headlamp or small flashlight
  •  Extra batteries

Recommended Items

  •  Camera, extra memory cards, batteries
  •  Alcohol in unbreakable containers
  •  Ziploc bags
  •  Journal/notebook & pen

What We Provide

  •  Sleeping gear
  •  Ground cloth
  •  Self-inflating sleeping mat (Oar Trips)
  •  Comfortable sleeping cot (Motor Trips)
  •  Self-inflating pillow
  •  Specially designed 2-person tent with rain fly
  •  Personal day dry bag
  •  Camping gear dry bag
  •  Coast Guard approved life jacket
  •  Soda pop, lemonade, water, & snacks
  •  Food for all meals
  •  Dishes and eating utensils
  •  Insulated ARR souvenir cup