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Address: 45045 West US Hwy 50, Canon City, CO 81212
Phone Number: 719-275-7238
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Royal Gorge Rafting, Zip Line Tours & the White Water Bar & Grill ~...

Royal Gorge Rafting, Zip Line Tours & the White Water Bar & Grill ~ One Location, 100% Fun!

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Have been many times,and I'll keep going back.The natural beauty of the gorge could only have been carved,by the finger of god.You will not be disappointed.Would not take small... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 7, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

Have been many times,and I'll keep going back.The natural beauty of the gorge could only have been carved,by the finger of god.You will not be disappointed.Would not take small children or the very overweight though as its no piece of cake Is the ride of a lifetime though,otherwise. .

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ColoradoJames, Front Office Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this review

We're happy to hear that we have successfully gotten you hooked on whitewater rafting! You're right about the Royal Gorge being breathtaking - our guides don't seem to get tired of it and come back year after year for those amazing views and thrilling white water! We do have age limits for the Royal Gorge section and do require that... More 

Charlotte
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Couldn't ask for a better day. Everything was smooth sailing when we arrived. Their team made sure we had the right gear and safety information. It does matter somewhat who you get as a guide but most of them are solid guys who make it a great experience. They will suggest you tip your guide if you enjoyed yourself... you... More 

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ColoradoJames, Front Office Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this review

We try our best to keep your experience with us as smooth-sailing as possible from checkin to checkout! We're glad to hear that you had a great day rafting with us! Your safety is always our number one concern so all of our equipment is state of the art and our guides have a minimum of 4 years experience on... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

The guides were great but ours was the best...ask for Ty. Very well organized, and even though this was our first trip Ty took the time to explain things well.

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ColoradoJames, Front Office Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this review

We are very fortunate to have a great team of fun, energetic guides! Tye is very easy-going and carefree. He is also a very experienced and knowledgeable guide. We're glad that he was both thorough and attentive. We look forward to visiting you again and recommend one of our great package deals that include a raft trip, zip line trip... More 

Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had an amazing trip to Colorado filled with some one of a kind out door experiences, but the rafting with RGR was beyond the BEST part of our trip. Billy was out guide and he was phenomenal and all the guides and employees of the property were great and all had great customer service and knowledge... More 

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ColoradoJames, Front Office Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this review

Colorado certainly has a lot of great outdoor activities to offer but whitewater rafting should be a must-do for any visitor. We're thrilled to hear that rafting with us was the best part of your trip to Colorado! We are very fortunate to work in an industry where we are all doing something we love and we try to reflect... More 

Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

When a family of 5 comes from the flat lands of Hoosierville, there are some things we just HAD to try and that included the "famous" zip line tour. Now we had heard it was famous, but we didn't know what to expect. When we heard that an 80+ year old woman had done it the week before, we weren't... More 

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ColoradoJames, Front Office Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this review

Thank you for the delightful account of your adventures zip lining with us! Sounds like you had a really fun time! Everyone has their own unique experience zip lining so it's good to keep an open mind. Kenny and Decker are funny characters and we're glad they kept you entertained throughout the trip. Since you had a blast zip lining,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful day! Went white water rafting on the Arkansas and used this company. The employees were all friendly and knowledge. And kudos to our guide, Billy, for a fun, exciting adventure! He was a great guide, an expert in making our ride as safe yet fun as possible.

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ColoradoJames, Front Office Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this review

We're so happy to know that you had a wonderful day rafting with us! We like to employ friendly and personable staff here because we want our guests to leave with an unforgettable experience. We're glad that you found our staff friendly and knowledgeable. Billy is a really fun and skilled guide. We will pass your compliments on to him.... More 

Rising Star, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Aug 30, 2015. Managed to convince the wife we would not die and got her into the boat. She cannot swim and is very afraid of water. Took the Gorge tour with water at 514 CFS, pretty low. We had a great trip down the river. Guide did a super job and the whole operation was well organized.

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ColoradoJames, Front Office Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this review

Good job on convincing your nervous wife to go white water rafting! We're really happy that she had a great time! We are very fortunate to have a great team of energetic guides who love what they do and make the experience as great as it can be. We invite you to come back and visit us again. Perhaps next... More 

Edgerton, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We switched our rafting trip at the last minute due to another booking being canceled and Royal Gorge Rafting was able to accommodate us. We had a great experience. My 10 year old son loved it. Quinn was our guide and he made our first time white water rafting trip a wonderful experience. If you booth with RGR ask for... More 

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ColoradoJames, Front Office Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this review

We're glad that we were able to accommodate you and your son for rafting and you ended up having a great experience with Quinn. Not only does Quinn love his job but he loves kids too. He is good at putting his guests at ease so that they can enjoy the trip. We invite you to come back and visit... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

First time zip lining, visiting from Cleveland, my husband, family from California, and I had an amazing time! Highly recommend Decker and Jason as guides. Safety was first and so was fun. Wear comfy climbing shoes and listen to these gents! Great experience guaranteed!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Really great white water rafting first experience, knowledgeable and safe guides that were fun throughout the float. The water level was lower than normal so some of rapids were a little intense but made for an awesome day trip. I would definitely recommend Royal Gorge Rafting not only for the beautiful scenery but also for the excellent guides!

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