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Advanced Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip

From US$ 86.00
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  • Get the max from the River Arkansas’ Royal Gorge rapids on a raft trip
  • Ready-made chance for rafters to push their skills, with essentials laid on
  • Paddle hard through drops, waves, and non-stop Class IV-V white water rapids
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Advanced Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip
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Royal Gorge whitewater rafting is the half-day ultimate rafting adventure trip in Colorado. This exhilarating trip is recommended for rafters or adventurers in good physical shape.
From US$ 86.00
Morning Royal Gorge
Royal Gorge whitewater rafting is the half-day ultimate rafting adventure trip in Colorado. This exhilarating trip is recommended for rafters or adventurers in good physical shape.
From US$ 86.00
Overview
Take advantage of the rapids of the Royal Gorge on Colorado’s River Arkansas to hone your rafting on this advanced half-day adventure. Designed for experienced rafters and adventurers in good physical shape, the rafting expedition lets you brave waves, steep technical drops, and near-continuous Class IV-V white water rapids, with equipment—excluding wetsuits and wetsuit boots—provided for convenience. Prebook to guarantee your preferred time slot on your ideal date.
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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
Reviews (28)
1 - 5 of 28 reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2018
Amazing Adventure!

We had an awesome time on our float! I liked how we have the instructions given to us on the way to the put in spot which enabled us to get in the water quicker. Our guide, RonJon, was very knowledgeable and skilled. He knew...More

Thank traceyrparker613
Billy M, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thank you for your response and glad Ron Jon showed you a good time!

Reviewed 27 August 2018
The low water only made it more fun

Jack our guide was personable and professional in all respects. Safety was emphasized and we felt quite comfortable. The water was low but that made this trip a technical run that we all enjoyed. Jack pointed out all there was to see and he obviously...More

Thank ColoradoCoach
Billy M, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile
Great time

We had the best time, great weather. Sooo beautiful and our guide Kyle was the greatest, very knowledgeable of the area and knew where we needed to be in the river.

Thank tarakile
Billy M, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your trip with us! Feel free to request Kyle for any future trips.

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile
Best first time rafting experience!

My husband and I made a trip to Colorado with the sole purpose of rafting. I had originally booked the intermediate trip but due to low water levels (which we were informed of well in advance!) we decided to do the full day Royal Gorge...More

Thank Bailey M
Billy M, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your trip down the river with us. Feel free to request Jack in the future!

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Everyone was amazing!

We did the 2 day advanced rafting trip and could not recommend it more highly! We opted to camp 2 nights on the river and Arkansas River Tour (ART) was incredibly accommodating. Kyle was our guide and he did the best job keeping us entertained...More

Thank chelsea c
Billy M, Owner at Arkansas River Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

We are glad to hear y'all enjoyed your trip with us! We hope to see you again in the future.

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