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Whitewater Adventure Outfitters

50905 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9749
+1 800-530-8212
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Trip with Shawn

Great trip down the Arkansas River with Shawn. He kept us safe and on the raft and also provided... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John C
via mobile
Trip with Ross

We had a awesome time today on our little adventure! Ross was a amazing guide! This place is well... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
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Exciting Raft Trips in the Royal Gorge. Family Fun rafting in Bighorn Sheep Canyon. Located one mile west of Canon City, Colorado. Only one hour from Colorado Springs. Our professional, experienced guides are committed to Safety and Excellence. Our 20th year! Great Deals- Great Guides- Great Fun!
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good2%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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50905 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9749
+1 800-530-8212

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great trip down the Arkansas River with Shawn. He kept us safe and on the raft and also provided alot of history about the river. Both guides we met seemed professional and confident. We would use this company again next time we visit.

Thank John C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a awesome time today on our little adventure! Ross was a amazing guide! This place is well run but small enough it has a great personal touch. Always felt safe a still with plenty of thrills! Do the morning Royal Gorge trip! Water...More

Thank CryptoTracker
Reviewed 4 days ago

We did the "Raft and Stay" package with WAO and are really glad we did! We did an all day raft trip on the Bighorn section of the Arkansas River. This was a perfect introduction for our boys ages 11 and 13. The morning part...More

Thank 7Kathi_D
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is our second year in a row using Whitewater Adventure Outfitters. There are many reasons I came back, but mostly the people. Both of our guides were very informative about the river, rapids, wildlife, and rafting in general. I questioned my guide as to...More

Thank d816mo
Reviewed 5 days ago

We drove almost 2 hours to raft Bighorn Sheep Canyon. It was totally worth it! Our family and friends had a blast! WAO is the company to use. They are friendly, professional and provided a personal touch! Our guides were informative and funny. This was...More

Thank abochey
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was impressed with WAO from the start. I found them online after searching Royal Gorge rafting and train packages. I signed up online and was contacted by phone by Kathy within 10 minutes to discuss my desires and the packages available. WAO booked our...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are from Wisconsin and my daughter, her husband, their three sons (11, 16, 22), my husband and I (ages 68 & 66) were visiting our son and his wife who live in the mountains of Colorado. We booked the Royal Gorge half-day trip (we...More

Thank DEB L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had so much fun on our half-day whitewater rafting trip on the Arkansas River! The guides were professional, safety-conscious and entertaining. The rapids were exciting and when we were floating in calm water, our guide shared his knowledge of the sites and local area....More

Thank DJM702
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WOW! I'd never been rafting before and now I can't wait to go again. WAO's great service and our guide, Justin, made the experience perfect. He can handle a raft and folks who know jack about whitewater making it seem effortless. That meant I knew...More

Thank CandileeP
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my daughter and 5 grand kids ages 5-17 on the half day trip. First rafting experience for than all. They loved it. Perfect mix of excitement and ease for all ages. Nick was great.

Thank Michael F
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Mary E
29 June 2016|
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Response from Colleen L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I also think they they are open into September. Check their website. They have contact info.