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Address: 1000 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505-1838
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Santa Fe Rafting - Great guides. Great food. Great Big Fun! Santa Fe...

Santa Fe Rafting - Great guides. Great food. Great Big Fun! Santa Fe Rafting Company provides a variety of river trips to suit everyone, from family groups to whitewater enthusiasts. The full and half days trips are perfect whether you are staying in Taos, Santa Fe, Albuquerque or even Colorado. Santa Fe Rafting, providing unforgettable rafting trips since 1987.

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Fun guides, probably better later in the year

So the water was high, and fast.... What is normally a 2 to 2-1/2 hour trip was 1 hour for us. We had a large group, 3 boats, and everyone had fun! The guides made the biggest... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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411 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So the water was high, and fast.... What is normally a 2 to 2-1/2 hour trip was 1 hour for us. We had a large group, 3 boats, and everyone had fun! The guides made the biggest wimps in our group feel safe, and still have some thrilling fun on the Rio Grande. I'd like to check out some of... More 

Thank mspreh
Boca Raton, Florida
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439 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2017

One of the most exciting you can do in New Mexico is river rafting on the Rio Grande River. We could even say Floating on the River Grande. I will get to this a little later in the review. Safety is always the prime concern and a short review comes before we start. Time is also important because if you... More 

Thank tomkozlowski1 .
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2016

My husband and I, along with my friend, did the Full Day Rio Grande Gorge trip on Sunday, 4 September 2016. I was apprehensive because of some of the negative reviews here, but I did not share the experience of those reviewers, except for one thing--the owner, Russell, can be a little hard to understand and almost surly on the... More 

Thank Hannah N
Bridgeport, West Virginia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016

My husband and I did the morning trip recently. Our guide, Jarod (not sure of spelling), made the trip experience. He gave lots of information and was quite funny. We highly recommend this company if you are in the Santa Fe area and you are looking to go rafting. We will certainly go again in the future.

Thank Margiegay
Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Great white water raft did racecourse half day. Great beginner ride. Damon was excellent experienced guide. Very relaxing and fun Rapids throughout. Not too rough but must listen to guides.

Thank funfamily1234
New Orleans
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

I was very disappointed when I had to cancel our rafting trip the day before due to my daughter and husband becoming ill. I spoke to the owner and told him I didn't know if he could give us at least a partial refund. He said we could reschedule our trip but I said we were flying home. I asked... More 

Thank JenniferNola
Los Altos, California
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

The rafting was great! Our guide was Jake, and we liked him a lot. He made it really fun. The downside was the van ride to the beginning of the run. It was HOT on the van. There was no AC-in the middle of July in New Mexico. If we had realized it was an hour drive in an un-airconditioned... More 

Thank Kgfranks
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2016

This is a very fun activity & it is wonderful to be outside in such a beautiful setting. Our guide on our raft was very good at rafting and made the river portion of our trip enjoyable. However the rest of the staff that helped out on our trip were disorganized and not customer service oriented. The van that we... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Guides did not wear helmets after telling clients they had to wear them. Argued with clients that asked to be seated together. Total bush league of a company. Stay away from them. There are other rafting companies that don't treat clients like cattle!

Thank kellyroy14
New York, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2016

This was my first time rafting and it was a great experience. First we drove up to the modern and professional site, with multiple bathrooms and changing areas which is only one hour from downtown Santa Fe. We were greeted by a very friendly staff, and then fitted for life jackets and helmuts. There were about 10 of us registered... More 

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