PEACH SPRINGS, Ariz., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Canyon Resort Corporation (GCRC) has announced the expansion of its wildly popular river adventure with the Hualapai River Runners. Starting March 2014, GCRC will offer year-round trips with the new Upriver Excursion, a daylong informative and educational trip with Hualapai River Guides up the Colorado River.
"Due to overwhelming positive response and high demand for Hualapai River Runners, we are pleased to offer this memorable experience year round," says Hualapai River Runners Manager Earlene Havatone. "As we enter our 41st season, the River Runners team is prepared to provide each and every guest the best one-day river experience in the Canyon."
The Upriver Excursion, is just over an hour, and will have guests traveling on blue Hualapai River Runners boats, allowing them to experience the beauty and history of the mighty Colorado River, and the Hualapai Tribe. River guides will speak on the origins of the Hualapai people and their historic travels along the riverbanks.
The new season begins March 2014 and interested parties are asked to book their adventure in advance by calling 888-868-9378 or visiting Hualapai Tourism online at www.grandcanyonwest.com.
About Grand Canyon Resort Corporation
Grand Canyon Resort Corporation (GCRC) is wholly-owned by the Hualapai Indian Tribe and is located in Peach Springs, Arizona. In 1988, the Hualapai Indian Tribe, which has occupied the land since 1883, established GCRC, welcoming millions of visitors each year to tour the area, including the nearby lodge, ranch, river rafting company and Grand Canyon West. To further increase tourism in the area, the Grand Canyon Skywalk was built in 2007. The Skywalk is a glass, horseshoe-shaped bridge that enables visitors to walk beyond the canyon walls at Grand Canyon West, suspending them 4,000 feet above the riverbed and providing an unparalleled view of this natural wonder. For more information, please visit us online at http://www.grandcanyonwest.com/.
SOURCE Grand Canyon Resort Corporation