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Advanced Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip

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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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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Canon City Office
    Duration
    3h
    Inclusions
    • Parking Fees
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • National Park fees
    • Professional guide
    • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
    • Driver/Shuttle
    • Live commentary on board
    • Use of Helmet/Life Vest/Splash Jacket
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • The listed price does not include the wetsuit and wetsuit bootie rentals. You are not required to rent these items but they are here if you need them.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Recommended dress code is no cotton. Anything synthetic such as swimwear, workout gear, and sandals/sneakers with a heel. No flip flops for crocks!
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 175 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Weather was over 100 degrees and the water was over 2750 cfs and our river guide, Kyle, led us on a breathtaking, memorable trip of a lifetime. We were all impressed by his knowledge of the river's unique offerings that day. Bravo to ART and Kyle for a job done extremely well!
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    We did the overnight trip with Brown's Canyon on Saturday and Royal Gorge on Sunday and we had the best time. Kyle W was our guide and he was awesome -- he was super easy going and got along with all of the big personalities on our raft while also giving us easy to follow
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    Response from Billy M, Owner at Advanced Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Thanks for your great review and we are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us!
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    I had an amazing day with my two sons going through the Royal Gorge with our guide, Ron Jon. Definitely will come back next year!
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    Response from Billy M, Owner at Advanced Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip
    Responded 15 Aug 2019
    Thanks for your 5 star review!
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    We signed up online late the night before for the early morning rafting trip which we didn't think would work because it was last minute. They did not have any others to go with us, but they moved things around to make it work for us. They easily could have said to go somewhere
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    Response from Billy M, Owner at Advanced Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip
    Responded 6 Aug 2019
    We are glad we could accommodate, Luann. Thanks for coming out on the river with us and we hope to see you again!
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    Last week my family concluded a recent rafting trip with Arkansas River Tours (ART). This was our first multi-day rafting experience that far exceeded our expectations. Although ART offers camping gear, we elected to bring our own gear since we made the round-trip drive
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    Response from Billy M, Owner at Advanced Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip
    Responded 19 Jul 2019
    Our hearts are fluttering with gratitude and appreciation over your amazing review! Multi-day trips are great in that you get to see a lot of what the Arkansas River has to offer. We are so happy that Kyle gave you such a memorable experience. He is a phenomenal professional that takes safety seriously while still providing fantastic whitewater fun! We are also happy that you were able to meet and interact with some of the other guides! All of our guides love to help one another, and it sounds like you experienced the love from Kasen, Mariah, and Marshal, as well as from our office staff! We are going to pass along all of your thoughtful, endearing compliments to everyone who made your trip exceptional! Please come back to visit us and Kyle again! :)
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