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Address: 45045 West US Hwy 50, Canon City, CO 81212
Phone Number: 719-275-7238
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Description: Royal Gorge Rafting, Zip Line Tours & the White Water Bar & Grill ~ One...
Royal Gorge Rafting, Zip Line Tours & the White Water Bar & Grill ~ One Location, 100% Fun!
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Amazing Time

Best rafting ever!!! Quinn was so much fun, experienced and safe!! We will be back and will request him again. He made it fun for the adults and the kids!!! Scott

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Best rafting ever!!! Quinn was so much fun, experienced and safe!! We will be back and will request him again. He made it fun for the adults and the kids!!! Scott

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This was our first time whitewater rafting. We went with Dave Bonno (guessing on the spelling) as our guide and he was awesome! He definitely deserves a raise in the near future. He (and everyone at RGR) helped the members of our group feel confident and ready to take on the river before we even got in the raft. Every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We got so lucky to have booked our trip through these guys, it was awesome! The staff were amazing and we had so much fun. I would recommend doing the packages. We did the extreme zipline and had the greatest guides, Dusty and Frazier they really made the adventure fun! The next mornig we did a 1/2 day rafting trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This was my first time rafting. Scotty was an excellent guide for our boat of newbies. We hit great rapids and didn't end up in the drink (although we were soaked :) ). The second day was amazing with Jared, even though the trip was completely different. This time the others in the boat did not follow directions very well... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The guides were incredibly professional, knowledgeable, and hilarious!! I had so much fun that I want to go rafting every where. I will definitely be back to visit Bono and Cam (our guides). Thank you for such a wonderful trip.

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

Whitewater rafting can certainly become an addicting activity! We're so glad that you had a great experience with us. Bono and Cam are 2 of our most experienced guides on staff and are extremely knowledgeable on the Arkansas River and this area. We're really happy that they made your rafting experience a wonderful one! We look forward to you visiting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

If you're trying to decide which of the many rafting companies to go with, stop looking. You need to pick Royal Gorge Rafting! Everyone we encountered, from booking a reservation, to arriving in the parking lot, to grabbing a bite to eat after rafting- they are all wonderful. As for rafting, Matt was our main guide and he was awesome!... More 

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

Thank you for your excellent review! We like to employ friendly and personable staff here because we want our guests to leave with an unforgettable experience. We're thrilled to hear that you had a great experience from start to finish! That's really what we strive for! We hope that you will come back and visit us again soon! ~ Jax More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This was probably the funniest thing we did. Professional and knowledgeable staff, clean equipment. There are several companies out there but we will return to this one.

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

We get countless fun comments about our raft trips but this is probably the first about it being the "funniest thing" one ever did! That's awesome! We do have some pretty hilarious raft guides and we do like to keep things light-hearted and fun for everyone. Thank you for considering us for your next raft trip. Please consider one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

My wife and I had never been rafting before and we didn't know what to expect. The river guides are very knowledgable and have lots of experience. They went out of their way to connect with us and make sure we had a good time. The best trip for your money is the morning trip. The weather was wonderful and... More 

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

We're so glad that you and your wife had a fun time rafting with us for your first time! We do have a team of fun, energetic and knowledgeable guides here at Royal Gorge Rafting! We're glad that they were attentive to you and made sure you had a fun time. Mornings are definitely a great time of day to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Royal Gorge Rafting is highly recommended. Guides have great personalities and positive attitudes. You can trust them to keep you safe, at the same time having a great time. My guides name was Bono. Super cool guy. Has alot of knowledge. You will learn alot with him as your guide. But every guide is good. THEY DESERVE A RAISE in... More 

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

We are very fortunate to have a great team of raft guides at Royal Gorge Rafting! We like to employ friendly and personable staff here because we want our guests to leave with an unforgettable experience. We're so happy that you had an awesome time with our staff. Bono is one of our senior guides who has been rafting on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

White water rafting was on my husband's bucket list... and I'm so HAPPY we had such an AMAZING experience rafting! Our guide was fantastic and knowledgeable and guided us down the river with ease. Our raft never even came close to tipping over. :) We had great class III and IV rapids. We got soaked but loved every minute of... More 

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

It's awesome that you took advantage of our package deals! They really are a great value for your money and a super fun way to spend the day! Now your husband can cross rafting off his bucket list! The Royal Gorge really is a fabulous trip filled with thrilling class III/IV rapids and breath-taking scenery! We're so glad that you... More 

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