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“Raft Masters Never Disappoints!!”
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Raft Masters
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Canon City Half-Day Whitewater Rafting in Royal Gorge
Ranked #8 of 13 Tours in Idaho Springs
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Raft Masters provides mild to wild whitewater rafting. Fun and exciting trips for ages 6 and older. Walk-Ins welcome, reservations are recommended.
Denver, Colorado
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Raft Masters Never Disappoints!!”
Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is year four of us using Raft Masters as our go to rafting outfitter for the Royal Gorge and for Clear Creek. Everyone in the office, especially Kizzy who deals with me every year, makes us feel like family when we are there. The guides are all awesome, very experienced, friendly, and helpful. The equipment is all in good condition and they provide everything you need to have a safe and fun adventure. The water levels were great when we were there and everyone made sure we were able to take full advantage of that. I appreciate the office staff going out of their way to offer to us, and allow us to, upgrade to the advanced run the day we were there. I know it took a lot of on the fly logistical planning to make it happen but their efforts paid off because we loved every minute of it! There is no one else we will ever use for rafting in Canon City or in Idaho Springs. Raft Masters was the very first company we ever rafted with; we have now been around the country on numerous rafting trips and they set the bar for our expectations everywhere we go. I am trying to find a way to stuff another trip to Colorado into my schedule this spring/summer since the water is so great, so hopefully I see everyone at Raft Masters again sooner than next year!!!

Visited May 2014
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English first
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Awsome River Experience!”
Reviewed May 30, 2014

Fun River section. Did the Intermediate (some would say advanced) section. Guides were Dave and Nikki. Never thought of that river being so exciting and continuous. Have many years experience and that topped out as one of the best on my list of small fast rivers class III-IV. Staff was courteous and professional. Keep up the good work guys.

Visited May 2014
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
104 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Don't expect anything too rapid...”
Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

First time rafting on the intermediate course. Instructors are great, really friendly and informative. Only about 3 rapids on the course that are anything worthwhile and the water wasn't too low.

Expensive for photos and the equipment (wetsuits, boots etc) stinks and is pretty worn and torn! But all in all a good day.

Visited July 2013
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Missouri City, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Fun! Fun! Fun!”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

1st time rafting and it was so much fun! Had a blast! Water was low - so it was a bit challenging to get through some spots but there were rapids. Guides are very experienced and strong having to guide the raft with novice rafters. Most certainly would do again!

Visited August 2013
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Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Aaron was awesome!!”
Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

At first I thought this was going to be one of those super boring commercial things where everyone is herded around and forced to "bond" with each other, but the into was super quick, the bus ride was fast and informative and Aaron was super entertaining! We were lucky enough to have Aaron as our guide too and he totally made the trip. The trip itself was so fun and so beautiful! I was concerned I would have to row a ton and end up exhausted but Aaron made it really fun! The rapids were exciting and the views were gorgeous! Definitely go with raft masters.

Visited August 2013
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