Typical Day

  • First light

    Guides prepare fine coffee, tea and hot chocolate, a variety of hot and cold cereals, yogurt, fresh fruit. Early risers can grab a quick bite, go for a hike, or catch some fish while the rising sun gently warms the canyon.

  • Breakfast

    Whats on todays menu? Signature Mackay favorites include Dutch oven potatoes, omelettes, bacon, fresh panfried Idaho rainbow trout, eggs to order, cream filled french toast, sourdough or blueberry pancakes with huckleberry syrup, and cinnamon rolls.

  • Midmorning

    Pack up your sleep set and get ready for whitewater! Choose between an oar boat, paddle boat or inflatable kayak depending on your thrill level. Break to explore ancient Sheepeater Indian pictographs and campsites or soak in a natural hotspring.

  • Lunch

    A nice midday lunch stop along the riverbank features deli sandwiches, taco salads, hot ruebens, fresh fruit, cheese, fresh cookies and bread plus lots of lemonade, ice tea, and water. On to more world-class whitewater, spectacular scenery and adventure!

  • Camp

    Unwind at tonight's camp beginning late afternoon. Your tent is up and camp is ready. Relax and get've earned it. Take a short hike, team-up for a game of horseshoes, go fishing or just relax

  • Hors d'oeuvers

    Treats such as skewered chicken with cashew butter, stuffed mushrooms, or shrimp stuffed cream puffs. Refreshments are now being served in the most scenic dining room you have ever seen.

  • Dinner

    Will tonight be prime rib, marinated salmon filets, lemon caper chicken breast, or a special surprise? Better not be late for any of these open fire and Dutch oven delicacies! Save room for dessert; an incredible Dutch oven pastry prepared by your guides.

  • Evening

    After a day of beautiful scenery, thrilling white water rafting, delicious food, campfire songs and chats, and a hot shower - what will tomorrow bring?