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River Runners at the Royal Gorge
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Raft with River Runners - the whitewater professionals since 1972. Providing fully guided whitewater rafting trips on the Arkansas River. Raft the Royal Gorge or Bighorn Sheep Canyon near Canon City, Colorado at the Royal Gorge. Open daily May...more
44641 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9768
+1 800-723-8987
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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

My family had so much fun, my husband and the older boys went on the full day rafting and I took the 8 and 11 year old on the train.... there were kids and older people in line for the half day. Next time I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

My honey and I have never rafted before but decided it was time for us to try this, We were planning a Royal Gorge holiday and decided to add this to our itinerary. I booked through River Runners online as “ beginners.” When we arrived,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

We have used River Runners in three different locations and they are always very professional and fun. The guides have extensive training which was apparent as we watched other company’s rafts flip and get stuck as we made it down the river safely with our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited river runners today to buy T-shirts for our grandchildren. We walked around looking at the T-shirts for at least 10-15 minutes. There were two females behind the counter and a male who walked from the back of the store and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Donna M
ColoradoRiverRunners, General Manager at River Runners at the Royal Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Hi Donna, Thanks for your feedback. I’m sorry to hear you were disappointed with your experience. This is definitely not the standard of service our customers have come to expect. It is our policy to have the staff greet guests and to be friendly and...More

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We recently did the Royal Gorge rafting tour through River Runners. It was amazing. I was a little nervous because of the class 3-5 rapids but our guides Erin and Derek were awesome. Even when a thunderstorm came blowing through during the toughest part they...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

We did the half day River Rafting. It was my families first time rafting. We did the levels 1-4. This was a fun experience for my family. We were hesitant at first but after a bit we all ended up enjoying the rest of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

I was TERRIFIED to go on this raft when we got to the meeting spot. I went anyway and I don’t regret it one bit! I’m 51 and have a bad back. I was afraid I would fracture a disk if I was hurtled around...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

We rode Bighorn Sheep Cannon and it was so much fun!!! Thank you, Heather!! Heather was a great guide. This was my first trip White water rafting and Heather explained all the safety procedures in the bus on our way to the river, especially since...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

We booked the half day ride and had a fantastic ride with Dillon and Mickey. We had a group of 10 family members and Dillon and Mickey did an awesome job of piloting our rafts. We had a blast and they were very competent and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

We did a half-day rafting tour on the Royal Gorge, and it was amazing! I was a little apprehensive first, since it was a Level 4-5 category trip. (We had been rafting before and barely reached a level 3.) But the staff is amazing. They...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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June 10, 2018|
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Response from ColoradoRiverRunners | Property representative |
Hi Nsaudra, In the future you can always call our reservation office at 800-723-8987 and we will honor the promotion. Thanks, Travis
Kristi G
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Response from ColoradoRiverRunners | Property representative |
Neoprene footwear is included in the price of your trip. Thanks, Travis