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Canon City Half-Day Whitewater Rafting in Royal Gorge

Highlights
  • Spend a half day on the Arkansas River with a Royal Gorge rafting trip
  • No experience required, though Class III-V rapids are ideal for adventurous travelers
  • Capture the thrills with a photo taken at steep Sunshine Falls
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Canon City Half-Day Whitewater Rafting in Royal Gorge
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12:45 pm Check-In
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Enjoy thrilling Class III to Class V whitewater rafting on the beautiful Arkansas River! Check-in at 12:45 pm.
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8:15 am Check-In
Enjoy thrilling Class III to Class V whitewater rafting on the beautiful Arkansas River! Check-in at 8:15 am.
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Enjoy thrilling Class III to Class V whitewater rafting on the beautiful Arkansas River! Check-in at 12:00 pm.
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Overview
There are enough Class II-V rapids to satisfy even expert rafters on this half-day whitewater tour through the Royal Gorge. Navigate steep drops and churning waves as you wind between 1,100-foot (335-meter) canyon walls for a classic Colorado adventure. Experienced river guides lead the way to ensure everyone's safety and an unforgettable voyage.
What to Expect
Your trip begins with an 8:15am or 12:45pm check-in time in Cañon City, CO. After you and your party have checked-in, you have the option to choose from a selection of wet suits, river boots, and splash jackets free of charge. Raft Masters will transport you and your party to and from the river.

Your Royal Gorge trip offers miles of excitement and beautiful landscape. Guests have a chance to see wildlife in their natural habitats as they float down 12 miles of whitewater. This section is Class III to Class V rapids. Photos of your raft are taken in Sunshine Falls, the largest rapid of your trip. Photos may be pre-purchased for a discounted rate. Please call tour office for details. Length of trip may vary due to water levels.
Reviews (38)
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Reviewed September 25, 2018
Spectacular scenery and topnotch service!

Completely entertaining adventure! Rafting the Royal Gorge has been on my bucket list for several years, and Raft Masters provided a delightful trip. The staff is wonderful: friendly, knowledgeable, and engaging. They were serious about safety, but delivered instructions in a fun and appealing manner....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara E
Reviewed September 15, 2018
Great customer service

Calley was wonderful in resolving a reservation issue. I was very pleased with the excellent service! Would book with them again!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bobinatina
Reviewed September 5, 2018
Amazing Whitewater Rafting Trip

We had an amazing first time white water rafting experience with our guide Shep. Shep was an amazing guide who knew the river like the back of his hand. Even though we went during the summer with really low water levels we still got to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alex S
Kizzy R, Guest Relations Manager at Raft Masters, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Thanks so much Alex! We will pass on your compliments to Shep and Maddie! We can't wait to see you next time, we're sure if you come at that time the water levels will be much higher! Thanks again for this great review and recommendation,...More

Reviewed September 5, 2018
Fun in the Canyon

This was a great adventure, in fact, my wife's all time favorite thing she has ever done. The water was low, so the rapids weren't extreme. But the guides taught us everything just in case. We had no problems and the sights were amazing. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chis q
Kizzy R, Guest Relations Manager at Raft Masters, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Yay! Thanks Chris! We are so happy to hear that you, and your wife, had such a great time. Hearing that this is her favorite thing she's ever done means so much to us and we're so happy we, and Condor, were a part of...More

Reviewed September 4, 2018
if four 60+ women can do it!!!!

It was a fantastic trip! I had complete trust in our tour guide Brandyn. He knew the river so well that only a few strokes by us got us safely through the numerous rocks. After the first rapids, my fears were gone, it was the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Kizzy R, Guest Relations Manager at Raft Masters, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

This is so awesome! Thank you so much! We love Brandyn too! He is a top notch guide! Come see us again!

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