For over 35 years O.A.R.S. has been setting the unforgettable standard in rafting, sea kayaking and multi-sport vacations, with destinations & unparalleled experiences on the most legendary rivers, coastlines & mountains in the world! From Utah, California, Idaho, British Columbia, and Arizona's Grand Canyon to the opulent gorges of Fiji, O.A.R.S. provides fully catered adventures throughout Western North America, South America, Asia and the South Pacific.
O.A.R.S. was the first oar-powered outfitter permitted to run the Colorado through the Grand Canyon back in 1969 and over the past 3 decades they've built their operations - based upon delivering superior personal service, hiring only the best guides, and using the highest quality, impeccably maintained equipment - to cover more rivers than any other company.
Additionally, O.A.R.S. is professionally committed to the cultural and environmental well being of the places they visit and operate. They follow expertly designed on-the-ground practices. O.A.R.S. seeks to create inspirational experiences for guests and students, and they support a variety of institutions that further these ideals.
Furthermore: O.A.R.S. staff members personally encourage and actively support awareness, deeper appreciation, and preservation of our rivers and natural ecosystems. Their trips are great adventures that emphasize heightened attentiveness to human impact on the environment.