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Royal Gorge - 1/2 Day Whitewater Rafting Trips | Arkansas River Tours

Royal Gorge whitewater rafting is the half-day ultimate rafting adventure trip in Colorado. Huge waves, steep technical drops, and almost continuous whitewater rapids in a narrow canyon await you with rapids like Sledgehammer, Wallslammer, the Narrows, Boateater and the infamous Sunshine Falls. The Royal Gorge may demand so much attention you don’t even notice the world famous Royal Gorge Bridge 1053′ above the river. This exhilarating trip is recommended for rafters or adventurers in good physical shape who are ready for aggressive paddling. Our Royal Gorge whitewater rafting trips are our most popular advanced trips!

  • Minimum Age depends on water level. Call for info
  • Meeting Location: 49311 US Highway 50, Canon City 81212, 2 miles west of Canon City on Hwy 50
  • Arrival Times are 8:15 am and 11:45 am
  • Launch Times are 8:45 am and 12:30 pm
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Royal Gorge whitewater rafting is the ultimate half/full day rafting adventure trip in Colorado. Huge waves, steep technical drops, and almost continuous whitewater rapids in a narrow canyon await you with rapids like Sledgehammer, Wallslammer, the Narrows, Boateater and the infamous Sunshine Falls. The Royal Gorge may demand so much attention you don't even notice the world famous Royal Gorge Bridge 1053 feet above the river. This exhilarating trip is recommended for rafters or adventurers in good physical shape who are ready for aggressive paddling. Our Royal Gorge whitewater rafting trips are our most popular advanced trips! If you are seeking lots of excitement, this trip is for you and your group. Lunch will be served at a stop on the river.

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Wonderful trip with ZAC

Water levels were very low - so had to be very technical with rowing to not bottom out. ZAC was very informative, helpful and had fun with our group. Never got stuck, and waited at the bottom of the rapids to help other rafting groups...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago
AMAZING!!!

The trip was AMAZING!! Our rafting guide (Ron John) was a great coach. He got our entire family working in sync for an adventure we will remember for years. Thanks for the memories ART!!

Thank Penny M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Great time on the river

Had a great time on the Arkansas River. Have not rafted in many years so came into the day with an open mind. Weather and guide “billy” was fantastic. ART Outfitters were very professional. Totally recommend them! I plan on bring my kids along once...More

Thank Ricker S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Second trip with ART

This was our second whitewater trip with Arkansas River Tours, both trips were fantastic. The guides are very professional, friendly, and safety is stressed at all times. Remember to tip your guide, they are working very hard so we can have fun!!

Thank dmaa1996
Billy M, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for coming back! We'll let the guides know your thoughtful and appreciative words! Please come back for trip 3, we'd love to have you with us on the river!

Reviewed 1 week ago
50th Birthday

Six friends got together for our 50th birthday in Colorado Spring. This year was special since some of us was getting together after 30 years! Kyle was a great guide with wonderful sense of humor. We had a blast on half day rafting on level...More

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Billy M, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We feel honored that you chose us to celebrate a birthday AND a reunion! Very happy you had fun with Kyle, too--we'll pass along the kind words! Please come back to visit us for another fun rafting adventure!

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