Welcome to ROW Adventures

An adventure travel company since 1979, ROW Adventures leads vacation tours around the world. From our beginnings as a whitewater rafting company we've steadily grown and continue to develop authentic, life-enriching journeys that benefit not only our travelers but the places and people we visit. Our specialty is small, intimate groups, hand-crafted and well-orchestrated itineraries, expert leadership and a personal connection to the places we go.

We are proud that Travel + Leisure Magazine readers rated us the World's Best Tour Operator. As well, we've been rated by National Geographic Adventure as one of the "Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth" and our tours and operations have won countless other awards. We've pioneered new trips and ways of adventuring in both the popular and the remote places of the world.

The driving force behind ROW Adventures is a team of people passionate about travel who strive to set the high watermark in adventure and guest service. Setting the pace and tone is founder Peter Grubb and life partner Betsy Bowen. With our superlative team we work to create artfully crafted, meticulously organized itineraries delivered with professionalism and enthusiasm. Expert guides, many trained in natural and cultural history interpretation, create a deeper understanding and appreciation for the incredible places we visit.


ROW Adventures takes you around the world with rafting vacations, Galapagos Islands tours, Machu Picchu tours, family vacations, yachting in Croatia, sea kayak Baja in Mexico and kayak with orcas in British Columbia and much more.

Some of our tried-and-true classics include our family rafting trips to the Salmon River Canyons in Idaho, and our lodge-to-lodge whitewater rafting on Oregon's Rogue River. We do expeditionary trips such as kayaking the Upper Owyhee in Idaho and the Sea of Cortez in Mexico. Cultural and natural history buffs will be attracted to our canoeing the Missouri River in Montana, or going on one of our National Geographic Traveler's 50 Tours of a Lifetime adventures such as our Middle Fork of the Salmon Rafting trip or our Galapagos Islands Adventure. We also specialize in custom trips and creating amazing private trip itineraries matched to your desires. Let our trip finder help you weigh your options.

There are also adventures such as our Turkish gulet cruises that we've been operating since 1984, barge trips in France, and family guest ranch vacations and glamping at our outdoor adventure resort, River Dance Lodge.

We're constantly exploring new trips, and recent additions include our adventures in Brazil, where you visit the majestic Iguazu Falls and the largest wetland in the world, the Pantanal. We've also added a culinary series on our whitewater trips and our Taste of Croatia culinary trip. As the adventure travel experts in the Northern Rockies, our Bitterroot Bonanza multisport and bike tour in Idaho is another great adventure that breaks new ground.

This Adventure travel company has over 30 years of guiding Idaho whitewater river rafting, fly fishing and family adventures in America's Wild West which offers you unmatched adventure travel in Idaho, Montana and Oregon. Our decades of experience guiding yachting, barging and trekking tours around the world ensures a well-organized and expertly conducted adventure tour.

Our mission is "Sharing Nature – Enriching Lives." With superlative guides and artfully orchestrated itineraries, our goal is to connect people in a meaningful and personally relevant way to the places we visit. We work to inspire guests to become actively involved in preservation and conservation, and strive to create, by listening and promoting a non-judgmental atmosphere, a safe space in which people may blossom, grow, gain new self-confidence and discover new untapped power within. Exciting destinations, artful itineraries, knowledgeable caring guides, superb equipment, and wisdom gained from over 30 years of experience as an adventure travel company allow ROW Adventures to continually set the high watermark for adventure vacations worldwide.

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