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Address: 2315 E. Main Street, Canon City, CO 81212
Phone Number: 800-568-7238
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Raft Masters has been in business under the same ownership since 1989 and...

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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I was on a cross country road trip with friends when we stopped to raft the arkansas river. What an amazing rafting experience. The river gorge is stunning and the true beauty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 21, 2015
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

I was on a cross country road trip with friends when we stopped to raft the arkansas river. What an amazing rafting experience. The river gorge is stunning and the true beauty of it can only be captured on the river itself. The leaders of the trip are incredible, fun, smart paddlers who keep you safe and at the same... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

Staff and guides went out of their way to give us an excellent experience. We were one of the last to ride Arkansas River but it made the trip longer (more to observe while rafting) and we still had 4s and 3s.

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1 Thank Melissa M
Linn Creek, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Everyone from Raft Masters was amazing! They were very helpful with it being our first rafting experience. Our guide, Alan, was so much fun! He was very knowledgeable and made me feel very comfortable! I am pretty uptight and I was able to relax and enjoy the tour! We chose the Royal Gorge tour and it was so cool to... More 

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1 Thank Katie R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

My husband and I have never been white water river rafting. We were excited and nervous. We were extremely blessed to get Chuck as our captain. He was very experienced and knowlegeable the entire trip. Add in his sense of humor and the day was a success! We will tell our friends to use this company if they are in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

We were visiting Colorado on a family vacation and decided that we would do some whitewater rafting while there. Upon checking with local outfitters who served the Canon City area we settled on Raft Masters due mainly to the cost and availability. Man am I glad we did!! The staff was extremely professional and efficient with moving the crowd of... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The train ride was nice - spectacular views! The rafting trip was excellent; our guide Tim was fun and experienced. We had a wonderful day. We bought a day package which included lunch. Lunch was the only disappointment of the day. The food took an unreasonable length of time. After waiting too long, the hamburger buns were moldy and the... More 

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Colorado Springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

What a great time, we had so much fun... The guilds were good and fun. The price was great and convenient location. The gear was free to use, other companies charge. We're looking forward to our next rafting trip with raftmasters.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

I drove 10 hours to go on an exciting white water rafting trip to celebrate my 30th birthday with my twin sister. We booked our reservations for Raft Masters well over a month in advance, paid for it, got our confirmation number and headed to Idaho Springs. When we arrived, the doors were locked. We called the customer service line... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

The whole rafting process, from getting your gear, to the safety spiel, to the actual rafting itself was great. This company really knows what it's doing and how to make an enjoyable experience for all of their guests! We did the half day Royal Gorge rafting trip with Aaron and he made the trip WELL worth it! He was knowledgeable... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

Great trip and awesome guides! Went for a half day and had a lot of fun, guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. Well worth it!

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