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Fun time.

Great people and device. Owner was very accommodating to our needs so everyone had a good time and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Josh C
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Farmington, Utah
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Great afternoon!

We had such a great time! My 7 year old and 4 year old absolutely loved it!! Our guide was Zach... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tami K
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We are a veteran owned, family friendly adventure company located in beautiful Durango, Colorado! We offer the best RAFTING and KAYAKING trips on the Animas River. We use smaller rafts with less customers which provides you with a faster, more...more
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1430 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5141
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I rented a jeep from them for the day. While they do require more insurance information - that's fine and I didn't mind providing that in advance. When I had called with questions while deciding who to rent from - the guy on the phone...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great people and device. Owner was very accommodating to our needs so everyone had a good time and felt safe. Lunch was good. Kayaks were fun for all ages.

Thank Josh C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We rented two jeeps, one from South West Jeep Raft and the other from the place around the corner on Main St. Our experience with checking-in were night and day in comparison. SWJR requires full insurance documentation and the other place requires standard insurance card....More

Thank Chuck C
Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Yes, you are correct we require proof of insurance which shows your coverages because an ID card does not verify that you have the required collision and comprehensive coverages. Our website fully discloses that insurance (declarations page) is required, our staff tells all customers that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such a great time! My 7 year old and 4 year old absolutely loved it!! Our guide was Zach, and he was awesome! It was so fun!!! Definitely worth checking out!!

Thank Tami K
Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Glad you had an "awesome" time with your guide Zach and that all ages had fun. We appreciate your comments and it was a pleasure working with your group.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome time on our 2 hour trip! Our guide was very fun to be with, and we enjoyed it tremendously! It was our first time rafting, and we will definitely do it again!

Thank Marcus G
Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad to hear you had a "tremendous" time on your first rafting trip. We would love to have you again the next time you are in town.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly Recommended! Knowledgable, fun guides with interesting info pointed out throughout the trip. River was low so it wasn't as much rapids as we hoped for, but one of us still managed to fall out of the boat on a rapid and we had a...More

Thank Amy V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would highly recommend Southwest Raft & Jeep. Very easy to book. Staff was awesome and very efficient. We did the four hour trip and it was perfect even with a 4, 7, and 10 year old. We had so much fun. Kids didn’t complain once....More

Thank Antonio A
Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review and pointing out all the staff who all work together to make each trip happen. Gotta love the activities that keep the kids happy and entertained. We would love to have you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a large group on a mission trip and this rafting adventure was perfect! Excellent guides, amazing staff, highly recommended!

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Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We had a great time with your group and so glad you were able to visit us before heading home. It was a pleasure working with you. Thanks for the review and taking time to give a shout out to the staff.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour with Southwest Raft and Jeep was amazing! All the staff who accompanied us on our raft were very nice and outgoing people. Along with this, they all had extensive knowledge about the river and rafting. I felt very safe in the raft with...More

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Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for submitting a review and letting everyone know that you had an "amazing experience" and that the staff was a part of making your experience great.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had planned to ride the train to Silverton but the forest fire shut it down. We opted for the 2 hour ride which was loads of fun and a nice introduction to the sport. Our guide was great and the price very reasonable. However,...More

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Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry to hear that your weren't able to ride the train. Glad you decided to choose a rafting trip with us and that you you had a fun time. Yes, everyone will need a secure shoe for our rafting trips. If anyone needs a water...More

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Janette F
March 5, 2017|
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The rafting season generally runs from the beginning of May to mid August. You can still raft in late August and early September, but this is usually when we have lower water levels. The water levels vary during the... More
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