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Southwest Raft & Jeep

1430 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5141
+1 970-259-8313
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Highly recommend

Amazing experience!!! Beautiful views!!! We had a great guide who made us feel comfortable even... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paris W
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Friendly, knowledgeable, kind, and easy to rent a jeep! It was a great vehicle; clean, newer, well... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
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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 exciting ride and a more personalized trip with your guide. We use paddle rigs for our rafting trips which allows you to be more involved and experience the fun of maneuvering the raft and pushing through the rapids. Our 4 HOUR RAFTING TRIP is very popular and includes a full lunch in the price! We also offer a RAFTING and ZIPLINE PACKAGE at a great discount. This package is one of our most popular activities. You can have an all day adventure including a 4 hour Raft Trip, a Full Lunch, and a 2 hour Zipline Tour all included in the price. In addition to our guided trips, we offer several water rentals to enjoy on your own: INFLATABLE KAYAKS, STAND-UP PADDLE BOARDS, and RIVER TUBES. If you want to get out and explore the beautiful outdoors, rent one of our JEEP WRANGLERS or LAND ROVERS. There are over 500 jeep trails to explore ghost towns and old mining camps while enjoying panoramic views.
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  • Very good4%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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1430 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5141
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing experience!!! Beautiful views!!! We had a great guide who made us feel comfortable even with us being first timers. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff with a cute little dog that greets you. Great prices for the experience of a lifetime. I will be back.More

Thank Paris W
Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We love to hear that you had an experience of a lifetime. This is why everyone here at the shop loves what they do because our customers get an experience that is outside the everyday activity and gives them a thrill and memories to look...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Friendly, knowledgeable, kind, and easy to rent a jeep! It was a great vehicle; clean, newer, well equipped! Our two young sons (4&7) loved the adventure!

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Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for renting a Jeep with us and letting everyone know the condition of our vehicles and how they are equipped for off-roading on all the beautiful Jeep trails available here in our area. Glad you and your family enjoyed your Jeeping Adventure!

Reviewed 2 days ago

Keenan wa an expert guide and terrific company on the river. Very funny! He made us all safe and really enjoy our ride. Definitely would do it again with him and his companyHe shared lots of historical information about the area. It was an exhilarating...More

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Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We love to hear that you had an exhilarating time on the river. Everyone here loves to hear about customers having a fun, enjoyable trip that creates an experience and great memories. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 3 days ago

Troy was a great help when our plans were changed by the airline and met us when they were closed to get us our vehicle. Will definitely use Southwest Raft n Jeep next time we are in Durango. 5 Stars!!

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Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for choosing us for your Jeep rental. Glad everything worked out even when your airline reservation changed. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was something I had never done before! The guides were really fun, excellent instructors, patient and made me feel at ease. I was very happy with my very adventurous day! Just remember this; "Our fears rob us of our freedom".More

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Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

So glad you joined us for a 4 hour rafting trip and zipline tour. It is great to hear that you had fun with your guides and that they worked with you to make you comfortable. We appreciate your business and that you were adventurous...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We used Southwest Raft & Jeep to schedule our white water rafting trip and rented a jeep. They were conveniently located and reasonably priced. The rafting trip was awesome and our guide, Keenan, was very knowledgeable of the area. The jeep was perfect to use...More

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

Thanks for choosing us for both your rafting trip and your Jeep rental. Glad you were able to enjoy two of the best things to do in Durango. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and hope you join us again when...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Friendly and polite staff. Convenient location. This was our second float with SWR&J and next year will be our third.More

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

Best thing we can receive is a repeat customer. This means we have done our job in order to earn your business and that you are happy and want to return to us year after year. Thanks for saying that we are "Best in Town."...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The trip down the river was PERFECT. The water temperature was great. Not too cold. Nice and refreshing. The guild, shuttle driver, and office personnel were wonderful. I would highly recommend this company. The only complaint I have is the lack of parking. Other than...More

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

Great to hear that everyone you dealt with here treated you well. Thanks for recommending us to others. You came at a great time of the year to enjoy the river trip with the higher water for a fun, exhilarating ride.

Reviewed 6 days ago

The gentleman on the phone was very courteous & informative as he was when we arrived for our rafting trip the next day. The guide was very professional & they did everything possible to make sure that everyone was safe and had a good time.

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

Glad your experience from the phone call to the end of the trip went well. Thanks for mentioning that everyone felt safe and had a good time.

Reviewed 6 days ago

This rafting trip was above and beyond what I expected. I dragged two friends along, even though they were fearful and hesitant, and they absolutely loved it. All three of us wished we had decided to stay in the city and do the four hour...More

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

It is exciting to hear that your rafting trip was the highlight of your Colorado trip! It is always satisfying to hear about someone trying something new and adventurous and maybe fearful to do it, but then realize how much they love it.

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Janette F
Can the rafting experience be experienced mid June and late August early September?
March 5, 2017|
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Response from Troy M | Property representative |
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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