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Royal Gorge Rafting

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Royal Gorge Rafting, Zip Line Tours & the White Water Bar & Grill ~ One Location, 100% Fun!
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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45045 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9735
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+1 719-275-7238
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing time with John and Michaela. We were a party of 7 with us aging from 13 to 61. The Ziplining course was fun, with a nice variety of lines ranging from short to long and the double race line at the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

What a day! First time Zip-lining, was super nervous. Guides where the best! They where able to bring humor to the tour. Very good at explaining and making certain we were comfortable every step of the way. Will definitely come back and recommend! Thank you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Teressa Q
ColoradoJames, Front Office Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The Classic Zip Line Course is perfect for most first-timers! It is adventurous yet simple enough to handle for the first time, especially if you have never zip lined before. You couldn't have been in better hands than the easy-going Johnny Mac and Michaela! They...More

Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

This was the most fun I’ve ever had zip lining! We did the extreme course and it was an absolute blast. Your day will be filled with adrenaline rushes and lots of laughs. Our guides were Sami and John. They were fantastic and made sure...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ColoradoJames, Front Office Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're stoked to hear that you had a blast on the Extreme Course with Sami and John! They are both skilled guides and a ton of fun! We're glad they kept you entertained and exhilarated! We look forward to you visiting us again and hope...More

Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

Ryan was phenomenal as our guide down (up?) the river—he had a great energy and vibe that kept us all having a great time, punctuating most anecdotes with, “Cheers, yo!” We also learned a lot about the area, both the natural and human history of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank willymoose
ColoradoJames, Front Office Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

Cheers yo! Ryan certainly has some good vibes! We're glad that you had a great time rafting down the Royal Gorge with him. He is very knowledgeable about the area and is a skilled raft guide. We're happy that you took advantage of our package...More

Reviewed November 29, 2018

I don't want to tell you too much, but I def want you to try. This was my first time in Colorado, and i def had to go here. Everything was awesome. We did the EXTREME ;D I def would come back, we loved everything....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kyera S
ColoradoJames, Front Office Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2018

It's awesome that you had an amazing time on our Extreme Zip Line Course! The Extreme trip is certainly thrilling and the gorgeous views accentuate the trip! We would love it if you came back to visit us again this summer and highly recommend one...More

Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

A few friends and I went ziplining today to celebrate a birthday. Both of them had been before but it was my first time. I was petrified because I have a crazy fear of heights. Shannon and Lindsay were our guides. They were absolutely fantastic!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ColoradoJames, Front Office Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

What an excellent way to celebrate a birthday! Shannon and Lindsay are so easy-going that it's no surprise that they eased your anxiety of heights and you were able to enjoy the tour. They are both professional and fun! We're excited that not only did...More

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Classic zipline tour was so much fun! Devon and Jesse were great guides! Great instruction before we started and we always felt very safe. We'd do it again in a heartbeat! There's nothing like it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dawn R
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Great trip with Matt and John!!! And thanks Tna for taking photos. Really had s wonderful time. Will definitely be going back, Extreme your next time!!!More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathie S
ColoradoJames, Front Office Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

We're really glad that you had a great time zipping with Matt, John and Tina on our Classic Zip Line Course! They are a fun bunch, for sure! We're thrilled that you plan on visiting us again for the Extreme Tour! I suggest looking into...More

Reviewed September 23, 2018

the guides were very good. remembered our names and knew what they were doing. everything was very safe and comfortable. good for all ages. kind of long you do 9 zip lines. take about 2 hours or so. make sure you bring your go pro....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CJ P
Reviewed September 23, 2018

We had Matt and John as our instructors they were fantastic. There instructions were very clear on what to do and not do. They made the hiking through the forest fun. The classic run was 8 lines and amazing. This was my 3 rd time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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ColoradoJames, Front Office Manager at Royal Gorge Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

If this is your third time on the Classic Course, then it's pretty apparent that you not only love zip lining, but also that you are quite ready for the Extreme Course! The Classic Zip Line Course is perfect for most first-timers! However, if you've...More

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jason k
April 15, 2018|
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Response from ColoradoJames | Property representative |
Hello! Weekdays tend to be slightly less busy than weekends here at Royal Gorge Rafting & Zip Line Tours. Let us know if you'd like to book a reservation by calling us at 719-275-7238. Thanks! Sydnee, Guest Services
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mtvagasky
January 28, 2018|
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Response from ColoradoJames | Property representative |
We typically start our rafting season early April to mid September. It's hard to predict what the temperature will be like in mid May because of how quickly the weather changes in our area. If it is a cooler day, we do... More
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