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Arkansas River Half Day Royal Gorge

Arkansas River Half Day Royal Gorge

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There are enough Class II-V rapids to satisfy even expert rafters on this half-day whitewater tour through the Royal Gorge. Navigate steep drops and churning waves as you wind between 1,100-foot (335-meter) canyon walls for a classic Colorado adventure. Experienced river guides lead the way to ensure everyone's safety and an unforgettable voyage.
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  • 4 hours
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$90.34
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$90.34

Half Day Bighorn Sheep Canyon Rafting Adventure Cañon City CO

Half Day Bighorn Sheep Canyon Rafting Adventure Cañon City CO

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Experience excellent Colorado Rafting as you hit the most exciting and iconic rapids in the Bighorn Sheep Canyon. This is the perfect Arkansas River trip for beginner to intermediate rafters. Journey Quest is a non-profit Christ-centered rafting ministry, and these trip are uplifting, family-friendly adventures. You’ll love the scenery, the experience, and the intentional ministry led by our guides on your next Colorado whitewater rafting adventure.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.53
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$61.53

Bighorn Sheep Canyon Half Day Whitewater Experience

Bighorn Sheep Canyon Half Day Whitewater Experience

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Experience the excitement of a Colorado whitewater rafting adventure on this guided excursion. Choose from a morning or afternoon departure time, then ride along the Arkansas River in Bighorn Sheep Canyon. It’s the perfect introduction to Colorado whitewater rafting, challenging Class II and III rapids and home to herds of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep. The driver/guide will be taking photos along the way which will be available for purchase at the end of the trip. All the necessary rafting equipment plus an Alberta hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.86
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$90.86
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Half Day Royal Gorge Rafting Trip (FREE wetsuit use!) - Class IV Extreme fun!

Half Day Royal Gorge Rafting Trip (FREE wetsuit use!) - Class IV Extreme fun!

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Half day whitewater rafting adventure through the Royal Gorge.  Approximately a 3-hour tour on a 10-mile stretch of class III/IV whitewater.  The Royal Gorge is world renowned for the epic scenery of the 1200 foot walls that tower over you, while you raft below the world's highest suspension bridge. FREE use of all river gear!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.00
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$89.00
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Half-Day Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Adventure Cañon City CO

Half-Day Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Adventure Cañon City CO

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The Royal Gorge is one of the most thrilling and exciting whitewater rafting trips on the Arkansas River. Enjoy the beauty and thrill of God’s creation as you experience 1,000 foot high canyon walls, confront exciting Class IV-V rapids, and see the famous Royal Gorge Bridge. The Royal Gorge is a serious section of river facing Class III-V Rapids, and a half-day trip is not a suitable introduction for beginners. Previous class III or higher paddling experience and strong swimming ability are recommended for all guests. For the safety of our guests and guides, we cannot take guests who are over 250lbs or individuals with a history of heart or serious medical problems. Journey Quest is a non-profit Christ-centered rafting ministry, and these trip are uplifting, family-friendly adventures. You’ll love the scenery, the experience, and the intentional ministry led by our guides on this Colorado whitewater rafting adventure.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.90
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$80.90

Royal Gorge Half Day Rafting Experience

Royal Gorge Half Day Rafting Experience

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Fly down Class III to IV rapids on this challenging whitewater rafting course in the Royal Gorge. Take in views of the 1,000-foot tall (300 meter) canyon walls from the waters of the Arkansas River as a guide helps you navigate your way down the course. This tour includes all equipment and a morning and afternoon departure time.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.86
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$104.86
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Royal Gorge Half-Day Rafting Trip

Royal Gorge Half-Day Rafting Trip

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When you're rafting beneath walls that tower 1,200 feet through a canyon just 26 feet wide, it suddenly all begins to make sense why this spot's called the Royal Gorge. During this 3 hour Royal Gorge rafting trip, experience the thrill of splashing down rapids with names like Sledgehammer Falls, and enjoy the pristine Colorado scenery from the seat of your whitewater raft. Professional guides help ensure your safety and discuss the history of the gorge, and this is the perfect way to spend half a day when visiting Canon City.
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  • 3 hours
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$86.09
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$86.09

Royal Gorge Full Rafting Experience

Royal Gorge Full Rafting Experience

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Tackle some of Colorado's most prized rapids with a whitewater rafting trip through the magnificent canyons of the Royal Gorge. Navigate class III-V swells with an experienced guide, taking a break midday for a hearty riverside lunch featuring grilled steaks. From transport to key check service and optional photos and videos of the wet and wild adventure, all the details are arranged so you can focus on the water.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$175.54
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Bighorn Sheep Canyon Half-Day Rafting

Bighorn Sheep Canyon Half-Day Rafting

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Paddle down the scenic Arkansas River on a half-day rafting adventure through Colorado’s Bighorn Sheep Canyon. Navigate class II and II whitewater rapids with an expert guide, and soak up the beauty of the surrounding high desert landscape, home to an abundance of native wildlife. It’s a great way for families and first-timers to experience one of Colorado’s favorite—and wettest!—outdoor adventure sports.
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  • 3 hours
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$65.88
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$65.88

Royal Gorge Rafting and Zipline Tour(FREE gear use!) - Raft, Classic Zip & lunch

Royal Gorge Rafting and Zipline Tour(FREE gear use!) - Raft, Classic Zip & lunch

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Splash through one of the most famous canyons in the American West on a combo Royal Gorge rafting and zipline adventure. Tackle the whitewater rapids on this most dramatic section of the Arkansas River, and then strap in for a high-flying zipline ride than spans more than a mile of stunning Colorado scenery. In between activities, recharge with lunch at a rustic bar and grill near the river.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$179.00
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$179.00
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Intermediate Bighorn Sheep Canyon Whitewater Rafting Trip

Intermediate Bighorn Sheep Canyon Whitewater Rafting Trip

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See what makes Bighorn Sheep Canyon one of the most popular rafting locations near the Royal Gorge on a half-day whitewater adventure that’s suitable for both novices and experienced rafters. Soak up views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains and pristine Colorado scenery in between tackling class II-IV rapids. At just a half day, it's an easy way to fit in a favorite Rocky Mountains outdoor activity.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$80.50
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$80.50

Advanced Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip

Advanced Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip

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Take advantage of the rapids of the Royal Gorge on Colorado’s River Arkansas to hone your rafting on this advanced half-day adventure. Designed for experienced rafters and adventurers in good physical shape, the rafting expedition lets you brave waves, steep technical drops, and near-continuous Class IV-V white water rapids, with equipment—excluding wetsuits and wetsuit boots—provided for convenience. Prebook to guarantee your preferred time slot on your ideal date.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$97.00
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$97.00

Arkansas River Family Float

Arkansas River Family Float

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Experience the thrill of white water rafting on a family-friendly trip through through the Cañon City rapids. Once on the river, your guide navigates for you while you take in views of the Colorado landscape often missed by visitors. Round-trip transport from a central meeting location and safety/water gear are provided for your comfort and convenience.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$56.04
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$56.04

Bighorn Sheep Canyon Full Day Whitewater Experience

Bighorn Sheep Canyon Full Day Whitewater Experience

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Enjoy a full day on the Arkansas River with this guided whitewater tour that sets you up for success, even if it's your first time rafting. The Bighorn Sheep Canyon it is an ideal choice for beginners and families, featuring mild class I-III rapids and plenty of tranquil stretches to catch your breath and soak in the gorgeous Colorado scenery. A riverside lunch helps keeps the energy up, while optional photos and videos provide a lasting memento of your river adventure.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$151.98
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Royal Gorge Rafting Half Day Tour (FREE wetsuit use!) - Class IV Extreme fun!

Royal Gorge Rafting Half Day Tour (FREE wetsuit use!) - Class IV Extreme fun!

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Leave civilization behind for a few hours on a half-day rafting tour through Royal Gorge. The thrilling 3-hour excursion is the perfect opportunity to combine your love of nature and adventure sports. The class III, IV, and V rapids take you through Sunshine Falls, the Narrows, Sledgehammer, and more. You can leave your camera on dry land, as a professional photographer takes pictures that are available for purchase.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.00
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$89.00
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Bighorn Sheep Canyon Raft and Zipline - Class III Rapids, 9 Zip Lines, & lunch

Bighorn Sheep Canyon Raft and Zipline - Class III Rapids, 9 Zip Lines, & lunch

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Complete two popular outdoor adventures against the backdrop of crisp Colorado scenery on this combo tour with a top-rated company. Spend the morning navigating the mild rapids of Bighorn Sheep Canyon on a whitewater rafting run that’s perfect for beginners and families. After lunch at a bar and grill near the Arkansas River, take flight on an exciting zipline course above the high desert landscape.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.00
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$169.00
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Bighorn Sheep Canyon Full-Day Experience

Bighorn Sheep Canyon Full-Day Experience

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Get ready for a wet and wild ride with this full-day rafting adventure down the Arkansas River’s Bighorn Sheep Canyon! Departing from Cañon City, tackle class II and II whitewater rapids with the help of an expert guide while winding through gorgeous Colorado scenery. With an included picnic lunch and plenty of opportunities to stop and swim, it’s a great introduction to rafting for first-timers and families.
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  • 8 hours
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$118.00
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$118.00

Arkansas River Half Day Bighorn Sheep Canyon

Arkansas River Half Day Bighorn Sheep Canyon

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This is a perfect half day of fun for first time rafters and for families with younger children. You get the best of both worlds while experiencing the excitement of whitewater rafting. Guests will experience class I-III whitewater, providing a fun, exciting, and splashy trip.
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  • 4 hours
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$78.92
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$78.92

Full Day Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Adventure Canon City CO

Full Day Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Adventure Canon City CO

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The Royal Gorge is one of the most thrilling and exciting whitewater rafting trips on the Arkansas River. Enjoy the beauty and thrill of God’s creation as you experience 1,000 foot high canyon walls, confront exciting Class III-V rapids, and see the famous Royal Gorge Bridge. Full-day trips start with Bighorn Canyon (class III-IV), break for a delicious riverside lunch, then drop into the Royal Gorge (class IV-V). Journey Quest is a non-profit Christ-centered rafting ministry, and these trip are uplifting, family-friendly adventures. You’ll love the scenery, the experience, and the intentional ministry led by our guides on this Colorado whitewater rafting adventure. The Royal Gorge is a serious section of river. Previous class III or higher paddling experience and strong swimming ability are recommended for all guests. For the safety of our guests and guides, we cannot take guests who are over 250lbs or individuals with a history of heart or serious medical problems.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.36
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$120.36

Royal Gorge Full-Day Rafting Trip

Royal Gorge Full-Day Rafting Trip

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Experience the ultimate in Colorado whitewater on this full-day Royal Gorge rafting trip from Cañon City. Warm up with a run down Bighorn Sheep Canyon, then put your paddling skills to the test while tacking the thrilling whitewater flumes of the Royal Gorge. A riverside picnic lunch is included on this wet and unforgettable adventure.
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  • 6 hours
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$140.58
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$140.58

Full-Day Bighorn Sheep Canyon Rafting Adventure Cañon City CO

Full-Day Bighorn Sheep Canyon Rafting Adventure Cañon City CO

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The Full-Day Bighorn Sheep Canyon trip is a perfect way to have fun with family and friends. With a full-day on the river, there’s plenty of time to take a plunge into the Arkansas River, play games, view wildlife, and enjoy everything else Bighorn Sheep Canyon has to offer. Join us on your next full day of Colorado Rafting fun! Journey Quest is a non-profit Christ-centered rafting ministry, and these trip are uplifting, family-friendly adventures. You’ll love the scenery, the experience, and the intentional ministry led by our guides on this Colorado whitewater rafting adventure.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.70
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$109.70

Full Day Rafting Tour through Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

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Full Day Rafting Tour through Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

Raft through the world-famous Royal Gorge of the Arkansas River on this advanced whitewater rafting trip. Paddle hard and listen to your guide.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$135.00
$150.00
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Royal Gorge Raft & Zipline Tour - Class IV Rapids, 11 Extreme Zip Lines & Lunch

Royal Gorge Raft & Zipline Tour - Class IV Rapids, 11 Extreme Zip Lines & Lunch

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We offer Colorado's #1 Rated whitewater rafting tour packages. We also have the #1 rated Bar & Grill in the area since 2008 located on our main property. We have highly trained professional guides who average about 10 years of experience. We require our guides to have at least 4 seasons of experience before they can guide a tour of the class 4 sections on the river.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$219.00
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Rentals: Inflatable Kayak - SUPDVK - 1 Day (2 Persons)

Rentals: Inflatable Kayak - SUPDVK - 1 Day (2 Persons)

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Rent a double duckie for the day. Take a friend with you for twice the power and twice the fun! The Salida area is the perfect zone for beginner and intermediate paddling teams, ask us about shuttles to and from different access points in the surrounding area.
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  • 8 hours
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$100.00
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