PEACH SPRINGS, Ariz., July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hualapai River Runners and Grand Canyon West, subsidiaries of the Grand Canyon Resort Corporation, are offering one lucky family the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime guided whitewater rafting trip through the Grand Canyon.
Rafting down the Colorado River ranks high on many adventure lovers' lifetime bucket lists. Now, thanks to the Hualapai River Runners and Grand Canyon West, one lucky family will be able to fulfill this lifelong dream. The Grand Canyon West Family Bucket List River Rafting Contest begins July 25, 2016 and ends August 31, 2016. During the contest period, eligible contestants age 18 or over can send a 100-word description detailing why their family (up to four people each over age 8) should be selected to win a free Hualapai River Runners one-day rafting tour.
Entries can be submitted to [email protected] or via direct message to the Grand Canyon West or Hualapai River Runners Facebook pages. One entry per family. The prize trip must be redeemed by October 31, 2016. Full rules can be found here: http://www.grandcanyonwest.com/docs/grandcanyonwestcontest.pdf.
"We know many people have always dreamed of rafting through the Grand Canyon, but have never been able to make that dream a reality," said Earlene Havatone, Hualapai River Runners General Manager. "We decided to make the dream come true for one lucky family and give them a bucket list experience they'll never forget."
Video of the trip: https://youtu.be/-ENKBbjQiFk
The winning family will receive:
- A two-night stay at the Hualapai Lodge on Route 66 in Peach Springs.
- Transportation from the Lodge to the West Rim.
- Paddle rafting along the Colorado River's whitewater rapids.
- Hike to Travertine Falls for lunch along the river.
- Paddle trip to Separation Canyon and a hike to the Powell Expedition Plaque.
- Helicopter tour to the top of the Grand Canyon.
- Tour Grand Canyon West, including the world-famous Grand Canyon Skywalk.
Located just two hours from Las Vegas and four hours from Phoenix, Grand Canyon West offers visitors a variety of outdoor and cultural experiences, including the Skywalk, Colorado River raft tours helicopter tours and horseback riding.
Lodging opportunities include the historic Hualapai Lodge on Route 66 and the Hualapai Ranch, with its rustic, western-themed cabins overlooking the Canyon Rim. All the Grand Canyon West tourism experiences pay homage to the culture and history of the Hualapai Tribe, which owns and operates the Grand Canyon Resort Corporation for the benefit of tribal members and the surrounding economy.
For more about Grand Canyon West, visit http://www.grandcanyonwest.com/ today. To learn about Hualapai River Runners' unique one-day and two-day rafting experiences, visit http://www.grandcanyonwest.com/white-water-rafting.html.
SOURCE Grand Canyon West