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Raft Masters

2315 E Main St, Canon City, CO 81212-4001
+1 800-568-7238
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What a fun experience!!

We were quite unsure to do a rifer rafting trip, as the weather didn't seem good for the whole... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
pinguin77
via mobile
Colan is the best!!!

We went on a half day raft trip on the Arkansas, since it was late in season, the water was slower... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Lynne M
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Raft Masters has been in business under the same ownership since 1989 and we have offered quality rafting trips on two great rivers. The Arkansas River is 45 miles southwest of Colorado Springs near Canon City. We provide thrills in the Royal Gorge, family fun on the Bighorn Sheep Canyon and floats for all ages and abilities. Raft Masters FREE wetsuit, river boot and paddle jacket allows you to "Experience the Thrill without the Chill'.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“royal gorge” (175 reviews)
“guide tim” (7 reviews)
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2315 E Main St, Canon City, CO 81212-4001
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+1 800-568-7238

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We were quite unsure to do a rifer rafting trip, as the weather didn't seem good for the whole week, but well we gave it a try. And it was 100% percent worth it!! Mark our guide just found the perfect combination of challenging us,...More

Thank pinguin77
Kizzy R, Guest Relations Manager at Raft Masters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this great review and for coming rafting with us! Sounds like the perfect day...it's always nice to have the river to yourself :) We is great isn't he? We'll make sure to pass on your compliments. Come see us again...More

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We went on a half day raft trip on the Arkansas, since it was late in season, the water was slower but the white water was still treacherous in parts. Our guide, Colan and Raft Masters overall gave the best instructions on how to paddle...More

Thank Lynne M
Kizzy R, Guest Relations Manager at Raft Masters, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your trip and had fun with Colin! We will be sure to pass on your compliments to him! Thank you also, for your great recommendation!

Reviewed 19 September 2017

We rafted the Royal George. It was a great experience. Staff were professional and friendly. Our guide was fabulous. I would highly recommend this trip for anyone looking for a little adventure.

Thank Ocket
Kizzy R, Guest Relations Manager at Raft Masters, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you for your review and recommendation! This truly means a lot to us! Come see us again next summer :)

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This was our first rafting trip. We were very pleased. We signed up for Big Horne but upgraded to Royal Gorge trip. George knew what he was doing and was entertaining. Don't arrive too early, no fun waiting around. Some of the motels offer special...More

Thank LLB_11
Kizzy R, Guest Relations Manager at Raft Masters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our company! We are so happy you had a good time and we will pass on your compliments to George. Come visit us again next year!

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We had a group with 3 families, ages ranging from 8-68 and did the Bighorn raft trip (about 9 miles and 2 hours). The water was sometimes exciting, but not too scary for the littles and sometimes relaxing, allowing for a quick swim. Our guide...More

Thank Christie S
Kizzy R, Public Relations Manager at Raft Masters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for your review! We love to hear that families of all ages and abilities have had a good time! We take all reviews seriously and keep them in mind when making improvements for next season. Thanks again, we hope to see you all...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

We booked the Royal Gorge ½ day trip on the Arkansas River with Raft Masters. Being over sixty we were concerned but what a fun enjoyable experience we had. The staff at Raft Masters and our guide were excellent. Be prepared to get wet. Highly...More

Thank johnlO2301VV
Kizzy R, Public Relations Manager at Raft Masters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you so much for this great review! We are so happy to hear that you had such a good time :)

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I think it is a smaller company but we went there with 2- 70year-olds and three teenage grandchildren. And it was a fantastic raft trip. We had originally signed up for the more sedate rafting trip but after they saw us they thought we could...More

Thank Fastphilad
Kizzy R, Guest Relations Manager at Raft Masters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you so much! We LOVE to hear that we are the 'highlight of you trip to Colorado'. Thank you for also recommending our company, there is no better compliment! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 31 August 2017

While travelling through Colorado on vacation and stopping two nights in Canon City, we decided to inquire on reliable rafting outfitters and chose to visit the office of Raft Masters in the city center. Without any experience in rafting and both over sixty, the employee...More

Thank Adrianobonc
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Mark was a great guide! Trip was the best rafting trip my family has been on highly recommend it to people who enjoy white water rafting. Even if your new they will walk you through it there were 2 people on my raft that never...More

Thank Beth A
Kizzy R, Guest Relations Manager at Raft Masters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you so much for this wonderful review. You have no idea how much it means to us. We LOVE that you were so happy with your trip and our staff, especially since you seem to be experienced rafters. We can't wait to see you...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

My second trip with Raft Masters. They really do it right! We did the Royal Gorge trip. They also pulled over and let us jump in off the rocks! Great time!

Thank c3pon
Kizzy R, Public Relations Manager at Raft Masters, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Great! Thank you! We LOVE it when our guest come back again and again. That's the best compliment we could get! See you again soon!

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Javier F
23 June 2016|
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Response from Lyn S | Property representative |
The family float is class I /II water - mostly flat. For more adventure, I recommend taking your 5 year old on the Bighorn Sheep Canyon section. It goes up to class III rapids, and is suitable for ages 5 and up.
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Lexy H
19 June 2015|
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Response from Raftin_Junkie | Property representative |
With the Paddle and Saddle package lunch is included. Lunch consist of hamburgers, hot dogs, and build your own sandwiches and is served at our own Eddie Out Cafe.
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Lexy H
26 May 2015|
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Response from Raftin_Junkie | Property representative |
Yes, we do both and can do them as a half day or a full day. The Bighorn Sheep Canyon is class 2 and 3 and is great for ages 5 and up. The Royal Gorge is class 3, 4, and 4 plus and is great for ages 14 and up. The Royal... More
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