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Rapid Transit Rafting

161 Virginia Dr, Estes Park, CO 80517-9177
+1 800-367-8523
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Amazing Colorado river experience

All the staff were extremely energetic and fun complimenting the equally exciting river rapids. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Scott P
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Such a blast!

This was my family's first time river rafting and we had an absolute blast. I have to be honest, I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
campcrystal
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We have been offering family whitewater raft trips with transportation from Estes Park for 30 years. We are the ONLY company that will let you sit back and relax while WE DRIVE you to the river.We have morning and afternoon half day rapids trips on the Cache La Poudre, and full day more relaxed trips on the Colorado River.Bring the whole family! We can take kids as young as 7 if they also weigh at least 50 pounds. You've never been rafting? You are our specialty. Give us a chance to get you wet! Join the others who say our trip was the highlight of their Estes Park vacation.Call us now!
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“half day trip” (38 reviews)
“raft guide” (25 reviews)
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161 Virginia Dr, Estes Park, CO 80517-9177
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+1 800-367-8523
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

All the staff were extremely energetic and fun complimenting the equally exciting river rapids. The day was planned excellently by the organizer starting with about 2.5 hours of river rafting before stopping for an exceptionally good lunch. After lunch we proceeded down the river playing...More

1  Thank Scott P
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was my family's first time river rafting and we had an absolute blast. I have to be honest, I was VERY hesitant and had a lot of anxiety before we got there - mainly for how my kids would react, but they loved it...More

1  Thank campcrystal
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a perfect day, the guide, Cody, was excellent. He was interested in what we wanted to see and learn about our trip, and our experience. He was a lot of fun, and very concerned about our experience. We felt very safe in his...More

1  Thank Q2200GErobc
RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are glad you felt safe with Cody. He has been running the Poudre for several years. He's one of our weekend warriors now - he has another job during the week but spends one of his weekend days on the river with us. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Rafting trip with family of 5. Our youngest is only 8 but she had a blast. Our driver and boat captain was phenomenal. He was so gracious to my 12 year old daughter who gets car sick. He took very good care of her up...More

1  Thank jdmdhorn
RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Happy Birthday from Rapid Transit Rafting! We are honored to be part of your vacation AND birthday celebration. The full day trip is such a beautiful trip. We are glad you enjoyed it, and we look forward to getting you out there with the bald...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent day on the Colorado River. The ride from Estes Park to the river is long, but the experience on the Colorado River is worth the ride there and back. Brian was our driver in the van and was good at keeping everyone entertained with...More

1  Thank tom-cinsp
RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are glad you enjoyed your time with Brian and Ben. They've been with us several seasons and we get lots of good comments about them. The Colorado River trip is a more scenic and relaxed trip. We don't tell people they'll get class IV...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the full day trip down the Colorado River. It was a beautiful day. Our guide, Ben, was very experienced and knowledgeable and hilarious. We had a delicious lunch and a short hike to see some dinosaur footprints. It was a great time.More

1  Thank nikkireid2017
RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Another great comment about Ben - we're glad you enjoyed your time with him. The full day trip on the Colorado River is certainly the headliner so far this summer. Considering we just started that trip on June 6, we're getting lots of great comments...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful time on the Colorado River. We had seven people in our party and a few who had never rafted, and to be honest were scared to death of rafting. A few of us had done the Half-day trip last year and loved...More

1  Thank David V
RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are so sorry to hear some of your rafters were scared to death. We wish they had called us - so many think the trip will be like what they see in the movies. Most feel better when we tell them we take 7...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went above and beyond to make our experience with them a positive one. Friendly and understanding customer service.

2  Thank Todd S
RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your comment about our customer service. We strive to provide great service, and a little fun along the way. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Estes Park - thanks for spending some of it with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second booking with Rapid Transit. Previously we had gone on the half day Poudre river trip. This was a great trip on their opening day. I want to give a HUGE shout out to our river guide Brian. He was funny, engaging,...More

2  Thank 1MountainLover
RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your second stellar review of our trips! You may have noticed Brian is a headliner on tripadvisor.com. Since you did our half day trip in June last time, and our Colorado River trip this time also in June, you would have seen...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start out by saying this is our 4th year to Estes Park and I can't believe this is the first time we have gone rafting. Boy have we been missing out. My husband and I took our two children 12 & 9, and...More

2  Thank Noahparsons
RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a terrific way to start my day - and our season on the Colorado River! We get lots of three generation rafting families and we love them. We are so glad you had Jon as your guide. This is his third season with us...More

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Sandy S
My family wants to raft very badly. I am overweight at about 300 lbs. I have some stiff knee issues, but not afraid to do anything. Thoughts on my weight? My limitations?
16 May 2017|
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Response from RapidTransitRafting | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest in rafting with us! Their is no upper weight limitation on rafting. Our life jackets will fit up to a 55" chest. Regarding your knees ... we don't try to be doctors. Speak with your doctor to see... More
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TracyClancy
What is the total time for 1\2 day trip if we go the firstt week in june? Also what is appropriate to wear? Is it cold in the morning? We are from Texas and it is already 100 every day so we get cold easily.
16 October 2016|
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Response from T T | Reviewed this property |
An Full Day Trip is Best ! Still a little cool but very nice in June.
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Amanda O
I'm on vacation in Estes park the week of the 18th - 25th we heard that whitewater rafting is unavailable at this time. I'm praying it isn't true 😪
19 September 2016|
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Response from RapidTransitRafting | Property representative |
Not sure where the last one was rafting but it wasn't in our area. Our season in basically memorial day weekend in May through Labor Day weekend in September. September is a wonderful time in Estes Park but not so great... More
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