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About Big River Raft Trips
Big River Raft Trips offers whitewater river trips on the Rio Grande in Northern New Mexico. A class three section called the Racecourse. around 6 miles long. with fun and excitement for the whole family. we take 6 year old and up. places for swimming and a jump rock too!~ Wahoo!
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Feel the thrill of the Rio Grande’s rapids as you embark on a white-water rafting tour along the Rio Grande. Head to the launch site located in the northern New Mexico town of Taos and gear up for your adventure. Then, navigate class III rapids with your group and guide, admiring the desert landscapes while you paddle.
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Banker89 wrote a review Aug 13
McKinney, Texas64 contributions7 helpful votes
MIGUEL….the man, the myth, the LEGEND! This trip was peaceful, adrenaline and easy all in one. Worth the drive from Taos, nm and the 3 hours we spent on the river. 5 stars would recommend and do again. If you call please book MIGUEL. You will NOT be disappointed.
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kaylynn o wrote a review Aug 6
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My husband and I did an all day with Miquel! He was incredible and gave us a wonderful all day experience! We had a blast and would definitely do it again!
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Date of experience: August 2022
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Joanne F wrote a review Jul 2022
Rhode Island7 contributions
I booked a Big River Raft Scenic Float. When I arrived, they notified me that they had to cancel the float but offered us the option of joining the Level 3 Beginner Racecourse which was about to begin. I am so glad I joined. I thought I wasn't in shape enough for this but I was wrong (the person I was with felt the same way.) I highly recommend it! I had no experience and it didn't matter. Families with children were on this trip, very doable! Had a blast! There were many sections in which we floated along and I even got out of the boat for a short swim. For the sections we needed to work as a team and paddle, the guides are excellent for calling out directions. So glad the float was canceled! The guides were spectacular, knowledgable, friendly and fun. But safety was definitely a priority. Snacks were provided part way through the course. Photographers were on hand to take photos at the beginning and end of the trip. These are purchased separately through their website. It is not included in the price of the trip. This is a small staff operation but I appreciated the customer service. I originally booked the wrong date and then booked the corrected date. Although no one responded to email, I did manage to call and get someone on the phone. He refunded the majority of my money for the first trip (small percentage withheld) which I greatly appreciated, especially since the incorrect booking was my mistake.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Carrol B wrote a review Jul 2022
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Before you judge by the 3 star rating, please read the entire review. First off, Google Maps took us to the wrong location, we had very limited cell service, so it took much longer the get where we were supposed to meet the guides. Second, I booked through Tripadvisor.com, and apparently they did not communicate my booking to the local company because when they arrived, they did not have my reservation, or enough boats or guids for our group. Again, not their fault. But the locals brought in another guide and boat to take us rafting. They were very accomodating, almost too much, as they waited for another group for 20ish minutes passed the go time, which was great for the late group, but not so great for us that was on time or early. The water was down, so the rapids were not so great, but the scenery was awesome and the guides were fun! I would do this again, but ne/t time, I'll book straight with the company instead of Traveladvisor.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Brigitte C. wrote a review Jul 2022
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Miguel and Paris were fabulous guides! Had such a great time! They were very knowledgeable about the ecosystem, brought refreshments for the group, and took their time on the trip.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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