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Full Day Royal Gorge and Red Canyon Jeep Tour

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    What to Expect
    This breathtaking tour literally puts you on the edge of one of Colorado’s most picturesque attractions. Look down into the breathtaking Royal Gorge as this tour takes you over America’s highest suspension bridge. This trip climbs more than 1,500 vertical feet out of historic Cañon City to the south rim of the world famous Royal Gorge. After admiring the depths of the Gorge as we cross the 18 foot wide, 1,260 foot long bridge almost a thousand feet above the Arkansas River, we will climb another 500 feet to the awe-inspiring views seen from Fremont Peak. From this high point, you will be able to see everything from Pike’s Peak to the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the Eastern Plains of Colorado. Very few people have been determined enough to hike to this view much less have the option to be driven to it.

    This adventure includes everything in the half day trip, lunch and a 4×4 climb to “Overlook Arch.” Your afternoon tour will wind its way through the bright red rock of the Fountain Formation which is the same red rock formation that made the Garden of the Gods and Red Rocks Amphitheater famous. This tour will also travel pass the Marsh and Cleveland Quarry sites to see where thousands of dinosaur bones have been excavated over the last 140 years. Your jeep will pass by Indian petroglyphs and the site of Colorado’s first oil well on its way back to the base.

    CANCELLATION POLICY: Please be sure to confirm your travel plans to Canon City before making a reservation for our jeep tours. Due to the very limited seating on the custom vehicles, payment in full is due at the time of the booking, and reservations made through TripAdvisor cannot be changed or cancelled once confirmed. Our cancellation policy is a 100% cancellation fee, meaning there are no refunds once a tour is booked. If you have questions about this, please visit the Colorado Jeep Tours website's FAQ page or call Colorado Jeep Tours before booking a tour.
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    Departure Point
    2315 E Main St, Cañon City, CO 81212, USA
    Departure Time
    Tour departs at 8:30am. Must check in for tour at 8am.
    Duration
    7h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Sightseeing tour
    • Jeep Tour
    • Lunch
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please be sure to confirm your travel plans to Canon City before making a reservation for our jeep tours. Due to the very limited seating on the custom vehicles, payment in full is due at the time of the booking, and reservations made through TripAdvisor cannot be changed or cancelled once confirmed. Our cancellation policy is a 100% cancellation fee, meaning there are no refunds once a tour is booked. If you have questions about this, please visit the Colorado Jeep Tours website's FAQ page or call Colorado Jeep Tours before booking a tour.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 9 July 2019

    We did the all day and had so much trip was well worth taking. The second half we had rain, hail and really went 4 wheeling. We laugh so much, it's was great. Beautiful views!!More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank pmoments
    SusieAColorado, Manager at Colorado Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2019

    Woooooohoooooo! Those afternoon thunderstorms can really make for an interesting ride on summer afternoons. Some of my favorite tours out with our guides have been in crazy weather - lightning, freezing drizzle, and even snow. (Yep, we go year-round, regardless of the weather.) Sure, sunny...More

    Reviewed 24 September 2018

    Visiting my best friend in Colorado and we spent the day on the jeep tour. Bob was a great guide, he loves the area and his stories about the people and the dinosaurs brought the geology and history to life. The scenery was beautiful and...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank marrylb2018
    Will C, Manager at Colorado Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

    Awesome! I would have to agree - the natural stone arch at the top of the mountain in Red Canyon is a personal favorite spot of mine as well. In fact, we've had two wedding proposals at that exact location this summer alone. So beautiful...More

    Reviewed 11 August 2018

    This park was burned down a few years ago and now it's fully rebuilt and beautiful with scenic views. A treat for anyone in the Colorado area.

    Date of experience: April 2018
    Thank AlE317
    Will C, Manager at Colorado Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

    Thanks very much for jeeping with us, Al. We're pleased that you enjoyed your tour of the Royal Gorge, and hope to see you again soon.

    Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

    We had a great time with Bart as our driver. He has a great time with you and has a great knowledge of the history of the area. Loved the Skyline drive. Great 4 Wheeling with Bart. Made this a memorable trip for me and...More

    2  Thank Teresa S
    Susie A, Manager at Colorado Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

    Thank you, Theresa! So happy to hear that Bart showed you a good time on your tour. Congratulations on your anniversary, and best wishes for many more. We hope you'll come back on another anniversary for a different tour. I'm not sure which one you...More

    Reviewed 17 June 2018

    BART was a great driver with lots of info and story’s. Had a great day and saw lots of stuff. Would highly recommend this trip.

    Date of experience: June 2018
    1  Thank Dewdrop1968
    Will C, Manager at Colorado Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

    Thank you so much! We hope to see you the next time you're in the Canon City area.

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    Response from Richard K | Reviewed this property |
    There is a significant amount of walking on rocks and irregular pathways. I would not recommend doing it in a walking boot.
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