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Address: 161 Virginia Drive, Estes Park, CO 80517
Phone Number: 800-367-8523
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Description: We have been offering family whitewater raft trips with transportation...
We have been offering family whitewater raft trips with transportation from Estes Park for 30 years. We are the ONLY company that will let you sit back and relax while WE DRIVE you to the river.We have morning and afternoon half day rapids trips on the Cache La Poudre, and full day more relaxed trips on the Colorado River.Bring the whole family! We can take kids as young as 7 if they also weigh at least 50 pounds. You've never been rafting? You are our specialty. Give us a chance to get you wet! Join the others who say our trip was the highlight of their Estes Park vacation.Call us now!
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Our family of 6 (4 kids aged 9, 11, 13, 15) travelled down the Poudre River (1/2 day option) with our guide Caroline on July 31st and we couldn't have asked for a better day! I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Our family of 6 (4 kids aged 9, 11, 13, 15) travelled down the Poudre River (1/2 day option) with our guide Caroline on July 31st and we couldn't have asked for a better day! I was very nervous to start with and Caroline went out of her way to assure me that she had both the experience and knowledge... More 

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Big Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

So happy we chose RTR for our first rafting experience! All of the staff was informative and hilarious. Nick was fantastic and the pictures were awesome!!! Hope to be back again someday :)

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great fun with great Guides. Lots of info during the trip. I've been on a bunch of these and this one (half day) was one of the best. Lia was a very strong and able Guide. Ready for Cat 4 as long as she's leading.

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Kansas City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We did the "half day" raft on the Poudre today. The bus driver did a masterful job of navigating the route and keeping us informed. The crew were well synced and did a great job of getting the group gelling around loading and unloading the rafts. Our boat suffered a woman overboard very early on and Kyle maneuvered the raft... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had a great time on our rafting trip. We had done rafting (in Tennessee) a couple of times before and this was better by far than our prior experiences - mostly due to the guide. Our guide was excellent - he was both skilled and entertaining. We did the half day on the Cache La Poudre because we wanted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

What a great experience. Took the whole family and EVERYONE had a great time. As the kids are all now teenagers this is a tough task to accomplish. The staff and guides were as friendly ( and funny) as can be, and made us all feel completely at home. The only drawback would be the hour and a half ride... More 

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North Mankato, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We did the half-day Poudre rafting trip in July 2015. Three adults and three kids ages 11-13-15. We were all new to the experience. We did know about the bus ride ahead of time and knew it was a school bus (which would subsequently be rough), but I gotta tell you, it was pretty BAD. A 90 minute ride to... More 

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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. Just wanted to quickly reply that the bus you were on had a broken air bag that day - not the kind you have in a car - the kind that cushions the ride. It's fixed now. It's the only bus repair issue we've had all season! (Knock on wood...) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Very much worth the trip. We have 15 & 18 yr old and they loved as well. Our guide John was the best! Thank you for a great day!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Had a great experience. The guides were fun and made even the beginners very comfortable being on the class III Pudre River. Though the drive to the river was over an hour away the drive was scenic. Rapid Transit is running a great operation. I recommend asking for Kyle to be your guide. He made the trip most enjoyable. Thank... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We have four kids, 7 to 12, and we took the half day river raft trip on the Poudre River with RTR. We couldn't have asked for a better experience. It was our kids' first trip to the mountains and they raved about the rafting. Nick was our guide and he was AWESOME!! He had a great personality and gave... More 

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Address: 161 Virginia Drive, Estes Park, CO 80517
Phone Number: 800-367-8523
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park

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