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Address: 10830 CR 165, Salida, CO 8120
Phone Number: (719) 539-7737
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Laura

We had a wonderful time! Our guide rocked she was so much fun, always positive and full of information. We had Hailey in the past and she was fantastic!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful time! Our guide rocked she was so much fun, always positive and full of information. We had Hailey in the past and she was fantastic!

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Uvalde, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Definitely something you must do while in the area! Beautiful scenery and a really fun time. We did the full day trip which was perfect because we took our time and stopped for lunch and weren't in a hurry. The guides were awesome and very knowledgeable! "Z" was in our boat and we went with one other group led by... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We chose Independent Whitewater Rafting because of the reviews on trip advisor and we were not disappointed. My group had three adults and two kids for the Brown's Canyon Half Day trip. None of us had an real experience but our guide, Dennison, was great. We certainly were not the most talented rowers on the water but we all managed... More 

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Salida, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We spent the last morning of our family vacation with the Independent Whitewater rafting crew and they were fabulous! The trip to the drop off site and back to the main office was quick, comfortable, and pleasant. Lisa was our guide for the 12 mile rafting adventure and she was fun, knowledgeable, and very helpful. We HIGHLY recommend her! One... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Independent was recommended to me by some locals, stating that it was a small, local business that offered two additional rapids that the other companies did not (for the same price). The guides were all very knowledgeable, but one in particular was my personal favorite, Z. Z was absolutely hilarious and extremely friendly. She took time to learn everyone's name... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We took a trip on the Arkansas river with our 9 and 10 y/o children (kids' first time rafting). The person who scheduled the trip was very helpful. Our guide was experienced, knowledgable, and fun! It was a great experience for the kids and parents, both! I'd go back to this company in a heartbeat!

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Checotah, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Small, local, and really took care of our family! We rafted with a 11 & 6 year old and were quite nervous especially after stories of the things that can possibly happen during these rafting trips. Independent put us with John as our guide, he was truly amazing, and our family's safety was his number one agenda!

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Humble, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This smaller company came highly recommended and we were not disappointed. We had a little one with us so we decided to just do the family float and it was very relaxing and enjoyable. Dan was our guide and he was very knowledgeable and friendly. After our float we returned and ate lunch at the food truck down by the... More 

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Big Island, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a smaller company that swears they do not hire first year guides. We prefer the intimacy of a smaller group rather than travelling with one of the big box store outfits and Ind. Whtwtr met our expectations on those two points. Ann answered all of my thorough questions over the phone. Azaria was a great guide who took... More 

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Cedar Park, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We were staying in Salida and loved that this company was close by. We had to take a 20 minute van ride to the river launch site. The company has nice wet suits to rent for the people who are a little more warm blooded. My family rented the wet suits and were definitely more comfortable on the raft trip... More 

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Additional Information about Independent Whitewater

Address: 10830 CR 165, Salida, CO 8120
Phone Number: (719) 539-7737
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Salida
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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