Full Day – Royal Gorge Rafting

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Arkansas River

Full Day

Advanced Class IV-V

Our Full Day Royal Gorge rafting adventure is the ultimate Colorado whitewater rafting trip! With an average river gradient of 65' per mile you will encounter huge waves, steep technical drops, and almost continuous whitewater rapids in a narrow canyon await you with rapids like Sledgehammer, Wallslammer, the Narrows, Boateater and the infamous Sunshine Falls. The Royal Gorge may demand so much attention you don’t even notice the world famous Royal Gorge Bridge 1053′ above the Arkansas River. This exhilarating trip is recommended for rafters or adventurers in good physical shape who are ready for aggressive paddling. Our Full Day Royal Gorge whitewater rafting trips are our most popular advanced trips! If you are seeking lots of excitement, this trip is for you and your group. Lunch will be served at a stop on the river. Participants must be in good physical shape, able to swim and be up for a spicy adventure!

Minimum Age

15+/-, Dependent on Water Flow, Call for Info

Meeting Location

Arkansas River Tours
Cañon City Office

49311 W U.S. 50 Unit B,
Cañon City, CO 81212

Arrival Time

8:45 AM

Launch Time

9:30 AM

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Trip Reviews

My 8th trip with ART did not let me down!

★★★★★
My 8th trip with ART did not let me down! Ethan Shillington did a great job of navigating us through class V waters. As boats on either side is of us sent “swimmers” into the river he safely got us down the river and showed us a great time in the process. Thanks guys! See you soon!
- Robert Johnson

Exciting rapids, wonderful views, and a tour guide who kept it informative and fun!

★★★★★
Great way to spend a day out there on the river. I went on the full day tour and it was full of fun. Exciting rapids, wonderful views, and a tour guide who kept it informative and fun, thanks Austin!
- Maggie Lee

Fantastic raft trip!

★★★★★
Fantastic raft trip!. Milly our guide rocked it. We hit everything the river had to offer.
- Geoff Sailor

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