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Royal Gorge Rafting

45045 West US Hwy 50, Canon City, CO 81212
719-275-7238
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Ranked #3 of 17 activities in Canon City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Description: Royal Gorge Rafting, Zip Line Tours & the White Water Bar & Grill ~ One Location, 100% Fun!
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Denver, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I took a group of 6 girlfriends rafting with Royal Gorge Rafting for my bachelorette party last fall. Only two of us in the group had ever been rafting before, so it was quite an experience for the newbies. Dallas, our guide, was AMAZING! He not only was professional and experienced, but made it fun for all of us. He... More

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ColoradoJames, Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this review

Natalie, Thank you for the kind review. We always appreciate heartfelt feed back from all opt our guests. Dallas is the quintessential raft guide, both professional and fun as your group experienced. Congratulations on your past bachelorette party and wedding. We are glad we could be apart of it! Our trips begin again in 2014 on April 15th. We hope... More

Denver, Colorado, United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This was my first time rafting, but most of my family had already been. I will definitely be going back! At first I was a little skeptical, because I am a wimp. Our guide (Miles) was very informative and had a great personality. I'm a guy who likes to joke around, and I think our guide picked up on that.... More

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ColoradoJames, Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this review

Hello Preston10102000, Miles is a little stinker... Thank you for choosing us for your rafting enjoyment. We hope you are able to join us again sometime. This year we will see high water run off as the snow pack for the upper Arkansas is upwards of 140% of average! That = Big Waves & High Excitement! If you're in the... More

Birmingham, Alabama
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I paid $151.80 deposit for a rafting trip and got caught in a traffic jam the morning of our trip. They refused to refund my money although I was on the phone with them hours before the trip was scheduled to leave, pleading with them to either postpone the trip or give our money back. I personally WILL NEVER use... More

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ColoradoJames, Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this review

Hello Ben I, We would like you to call us again when you have the time (719 275 7238) as we do not hard line our guests when it comes to circumstances out of your control. Although, we have to run our trips as scheduled or logistics become a real issue. Holding the "boat" not just for also means holding... More

Gretna, Nebraska
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Best day ever! I cannot say enough good things about our guides Scott and el Jeffe at Royal Gorge Zip Line. From the minute our time together as a group started they made us feel safe and comfortable. Both were extremely personable, knowledgeable, good looking and funny. If I ever get back to take another shot at it I would... More

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ColoradoJames, Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this review

chevlle70, (Pam Sherry, Gretna, NE / Ann Stednitz, Wayne, NE / Sara King, Denver, CO) Wow! What a great description of the experience we provide. "An experience beyond expectation!" That is our goal! You would make a great marketing buddy. Scott & El Jefe are unique guides and we are glad you all were able to enjoy the day together.... More

Englewood, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

This was a very good Rafting company. I have rafted in many places, most outside of the US and this is a great one. They are organized, friendly, helpful and fun. I would recommend them when in Canon City.

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ColoradoJames, Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this review

Dawn, Thank you for taking the time in lending a review of our services. It's always nice to see how we stack up with the seasoned worldly rafters of the world. Next time we will try harder to earn that extra star! Or in the case of trip advisor the extra dot. Four dots.... We'll take it! Much better than... More

Garland, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Me and a group of friends decided to take a rafting trip in July and couldn't have been happier with our decision. After checking out several rivers and companies we decided on Royal Gorge Rafting since it was just a couple of hours from where we live in Denver. Also, we liked the website and they had a bar! When... More

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ColoradoJames, Owner at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this review

Dalpop, You meant, "A group of friends and I" not "Me and a group of friends". Right? We really appreciate you choosing us over the myriad of other rafting outfitters. We do our best to stand out from the crowd and it's because of guests like you and your kind reviews that we will continue to strive at being the... More

San Diego, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We went white water rafting and also did the EXTREME zip lining tour. It was truly an experience of a lifetime. The guides on both excursions were professional and fun. Our ziplining guides Burger, James and Marcie instructed us and helped a few of us get over the initial fear. We still cannot stop talking about how empowering and awesome... More

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ColoradoJames, Guest Relations Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this review

T_A_Gora2013, Have you been able to stop talking about it? We hope not! We encourage you to continue. The Extreme course is nothing short of amazing. We recently installed the Worlds 1st Quick Jump Rappel system so now, instead of slinking off of the tower you leap off to free fall 30 feet until the system gradually slows you to... More

Kansas City, Missouri
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Such a great day at Royal Gorge Rafting! We did the early morning white water rafting trip (over Memorial Day weekend), and the river was higher than it had been in 2 years! Got to hit some class 5 rapids...but it wasn't scary..we had Wild Bill Cote as our raft guide--he is a seasoned river veteran. Then we went back... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

Heather & Chainsaw were excellent. They were very informing on how to properly zipline and wonderful guides. The experience was one i will most definetly return to with my family. Thank you for the fun & great time guys. It was amazing!

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Canon City, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Had a great time zip lining with guides James and Justin. I got my daughter a Christmas gift card to an extreme zip line adventure last year. Glad I did, we had a blast. Thanks to James and Justin. Looking forward to seeing you guys again.

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