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FAMILY RAFTING ADVENTURES & RIVERSIDE ACCOMMODATIONS AT THE ROYAL GORGE

A ROYAL GORGE RAFTING PROPERTY | COLORADO WHITE WATER RAFTING

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COLORADO RAFTING TOURS

CENTRAL TO THE EXPERIENCE

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We are pleased to offer the best Family Rafting trips in Colorado for groups large or small. With our exclusive Adventure Beach, your experience begins and ends at the heart of the activity - literally.

Colorado Rafting Tours sits at the entrance of the Royal Gorge and it is conveniently the take out of the Bighorn Sheep Canyon. No other outfitter can reduce shuttles or offer such a central location and the simplicity the Adventure Beach provides. It's Vacation time - Arrive & Thrive!

RIVERSIDE YURTS & VACATION RENTALS

Amazing riverside accommodations at the Royal Gorge - Only 1 hour from Colorado Springs, Colorado

FRONT DOOR SERVICE

HIKE, FISH, RAFT, KAYAK, SUP, ZIP

Stay & play in the most convenient way along the banks of the Arkansas River at the mouth of the Royal Gorge. Spend an evening under the stars with friends and family. Our new luxury riverside yurts at the Royal Gorge are a spacious 20' in diameter and feature a high-level loft with a twin bed up top and a queen bed below. Fully furnished with all the right conveniences, K-cup coffee makers, indoor breakfast nooks, fully furnished outdoor patios & kitchens overlooking America's most famous river - The Arkansas. Whether you are looking for a Cabin rental at the Royal Gorge, a Vacation Rental or a Colorado Glamping experience - we have you covered!

Rest assured, it's easy to have a solid nights sleep with the rush of the river whispering ~ natures original lullaby.
~ Opportunity knocks… no, was that a trout?

FAMILY RAFTING TRIPS

The best family rafting trips in Colorado are only 1 hour from Colorado Springs, Colorado

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OUR MOST POPULAR TRIP

A CLASSIC COLORADO EXPERIENCE

The Bighorn Sheep Canyon is our most popular trip and the best family rafting trip in Colorado. Exciting and gratifying whitewater paired with scenic vistas and abundant wildlife make this Colorado white water rafting trip a definite must!
~ No cords, no distractions, nothing artificial.

SAUNTER TO: ZIP LINE TOURS

THE BIGHORN SHEEP CANYON ~ ARKANSAS RIVER
Rafting the Bighorn Sheep Canyon is the perfect all-ages family rafting trip. It is a short drive from Colorado Springs and just 2 hours from Denver. The family fun rafting of the Bighorn Sheep Canyon is ideal for age six and up to Grandma & Grandpappy. With an abundance of class II, Class III whitewater, and epic scenery.

Rafting the Bighorn Sheep Canyon, you will watch for local Bighorn Sheep. The canyon is a wildlife reserve for their wellbeing, which brings a thriving community. Our guides on the Bighorn Sheep Canyon are accustomed to children of all ages, and they invite you and your family to get out on the river with us. Enjoy what will become one of your recollective most memorable family experiences.
All Ages + Colorado + Whitewater
ALL AGES FAMILY WHITEWATER RAFTING - BONAFIDE FAMILY FUN
FUN FAMILY RAFTING TRIPS - NEAREST TO COLORADO SPRINGS & DENVER
Class II-III-(IV)
9am / 1:30pm Departures
Minimum age 6 to 80 (water level dependent)
HALF DAY / 3 hours
River gear free of charge
Starting at: $79.00



ROYAL GORGE RAFTING TRIPS

A Royal Gorge Rafting trip is world-class whitewater rafting with world-renowned scenery | Only 1 hour from Colorado Springs

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NOT BAD ~ FOR AMAZING

CHALLENGING | AWE INSPIRING | AWESOME

World famous whitewater & incredible landscapes ~
The Royal Gorge is an exhilarating adventure all year! High water provides an exciting experience & late season flows are both fun,
technical and challenging. There is a reason the Royal Gorge is rated a top 10 rafting destination worldwide.
~ Incredible experiences, just add water
ROYAL GORGE RAFTING ~ ARKANSAS RIVER
The Royal Gorge is world famous for unbelievable scenery and world-famous Colorado white water rafting. Colorado Rafting Tours offers an unparalleled experience with trips departing from our riverside resort at the Adventure Beach Outpost. With stay and play options including Riverside Yurts and adjacent riverfront vacation rentals we offer the best large or small group facilities, we have every interest and adventure covered!
Intense + Colorado + Whitewater
WORLD CLASS WHITEWATER - ROYAL GORGE RAFTING
ROYAL GORGE RAFTING - CLASSIC COLORADO WHITEWATER - WORLD FAMOUS DESTINATION

Class III-IV (V)
9am / 10am / 1:30pm / 2:30pm Departures
Minimum age 13 to 16 (water level dependent)
HALF DAY / 3 hours • FULL DAY / 6 hours
River gear free of charge
Starting at: $89.00



FULL DAY - ROYAL GORGE RAFTING TRIP

The Full-Day Royal Gorge Rafting trip is one of the most popular rafting trips close to Colorado Springs

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FULL DAY ROYAL GORGE

RIVERSIDE LUNCH

It's hard to beat the experience of the Full Day Royal Gorge. With a mid day break for a gourmet lunch at the Adventure Beach Outpost and some of the best Colorado white water rafting known to humanity.
~ Full on Satisfaction
Epic + Colorado + Whitewater
A Full Day Rafting trip on the Royal Gorge begins with the best of the Bighorn Sheep Canyon and breaks midway for lunch. Then it's onto the challenging Colorado whitewater rafting and epic scenery the Royal Gorge is world famous for. If you are looking for the best rafting in Colorado - This is it!
AMAZING COMBINATION - ROYAL GORGE FULL DAY - WORLD FAMOUS COLORADO WHITEWATER
Class III-IV (V)
10am Departure
Minimum age 13 to 16 (water level dependent)
FULL DAY / 6 hours
River gear free of charge
Includes lunch at our private riverside beach
Starting at: $149.00


ROYAL GORGE ZIP LINE TOURS

Colorado's #1 rated zip line tours in the Royal Gorge Region | Classic Colorado zipline tours, high flying fun!

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COME FLY WITH US!

We are more than a Colorado White Water Rafting Company. We offer the 2 top rated Colorado zip line tours. Experience either the family-friendly Classic Zip Line tour or the more intense Extreme zip line tour and fly high through the deep blue Colorado sky!
~ Up up & away!

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Amazing Scenery + High Adventure + Classic & Extreme
EXPERIENCE COLORADO'S #1 RATED ZIP LINE TOURS
CLASSIC
ZIP LINE TOUR


Colorado's #1 rated Zipline Tour
9:00am to 5:00pm Departures every 30 min.
All Ages - Minimum weight 50 pounds
HALF DAY | Classic / 2 hours
Price: $89.00


EXTREME
ZIP LINE TOUR


9:00am to 5:00pm Departures every 30 minutes
Most Ages - Minimum weight 70 lbs
HALF DAY | Extreme / 3 hours
Price: $139.00
CLASSIC ZIP LINE TOUR | The Classic Zip Line Tour is Colorado's #1 rated zip line tour with over a mile of zip line cable on 9 lines soaring over 100 acres. Enjoy remarkable scenery atop the Royal Gorge Arch as you race to the finish on the 1,000' dual race line! A high flying family-friendly adventure!
EXTREME ZIP LINE TOUR | Undeniably Colorado’s most thrilling zip line tour! Reach speeds of 65 mph on over 2 miles of cable with lines up to 1700 feet long! This 11 line tour ends with a 1200’ dual race line. Race to the 7-story tower, then leap from the tower using the “Flight Line.” or “Quick jump” free fall devices

COMING SOON

RGR - OUTDOOR EDUCATION & INSTRUCTION COURSES

Kayak Instruction, Swiftwater Rescue, Wilderness First Aid, Guide School, Stand Up Paddle Boarding and more!

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AN EDUCATED PERCEPTION

Plans do not always go as planned. The best way out of an adverse situation is preparedness and at times to make due with what you have around you. Learn the best measures for success in challenging environments with the potential of limited resources.

Learn to whitewater kayak, stand up paddle-board, guide rafts, become a trip leader, and be prepared to undertake adverse circumstances with an educated perception. Our Outdoor Education & Instructional programs offer the best preparation for outdoor adventures.
~ Be prepared for life's adventures - for better or worse

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COMING SOON

Adventure + Instructional Courses + Wilderness Preparation
OUR OUTDOOR EDUCATION AND INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS OFFER
INSTRUCTIONAL
  • White Water Kayak Instruction
  • White Water Kayak Camp
  • Stand up paddle board instruction
  • Whitewater Rafting Instruction - rowing & paddle
  • Raft Guide School

COURSES
  • CPR & First Aid
  • Wilderness First Aid
  • Wilderness First Responder
  • Swift Water Rescue Course
  • Intro to Swift Water for Recreational Boaters

GUIDED ACTIVITIES
  • Hiking Tours to Epic Vista
  • Mountain Biking Instruction and Tours
  • High-end ~ Overnight Rafting Tours
VIEW OUR CALENDAR BELOW FOR VARIOUS COURSE SCHEDULES
If you don't see a time below with any of our courses please give us a call and we have the potential to offer dates they may accommodate your availability.

RAFT GUIDE TRAINING COURSE

Join our team of river guides. Every year we train a few guides that want to discover the fun and exciting job of being a raft guide.

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KAYAK INSTRUCTION COURSES

Learn to kayak and become a proficient kayaker. With our skilled program you will go from a nervous novice to a confident kayaker.

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OUTDOOR EMERGENCY COURSES

Being prepared in a backcountry setting is paramount and can be the difference between success and stress. Learn the skills to lead and succeed when times are tough.

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STAND UP PADDLE BOARD INSTRUCTION

Stand up Paddle boarding has taken new heights on both rivers and lakes. Learn to paddle a SUP with proficiency and confidence.

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SWIFT WATER RESCUE COURSE

Being prepared in a river rescue situation is not only wise, it is crucial for helping those in need on the river.

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CAÑON CITY WEATHER

COLORADO RAFTING TOURS SITE BY ROYAL GORGE RAFTING & ZIP LINE TOURS ~ A COLORADO RIVERSIDE RESORT DESTINATION SPECIALIZING IN FAMILY RAFTING TRIPS AND LUXURY RIVERSIDE YURT RENTALS ON THE ARKANSAS RIVER :)

Colorado Rafting Tours | Royal Gorge Adventure Beach: 41746 US-50, Cañon City, CO 81212 | 719 275 7238 | Contact us by email | © 2020 Royal Gorge Rafting |