Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours offers the safest and finest whitewater rafting trips in town

Rafting Season is available from April 1st to September 30th . Plan your trip now!

We offer an assortment of Animas River rafting trips, including half day rafting trips, 2-hour rafting trips, guided kayak trips, and other amazing things to do in Durango, Colorado.  The Animas River offers a great introduction to white water sports, and the class III whitewater park makes our river the perfect river for both first timers and experienced paddlers alike.

Whitewater Rafting Options

4 Hour – “Half Day” Trip with Snack

“Most Popular Trip in Town”

Our most popular Durango whitewater rafting trip is 4 hours door to door with a snack and water break in the middle.  On this half day whitewater rafting trip, you will float down the Lower Animas River, explore downtown Durango from the river, blast through the class III rapids of our famous whitewater park, be blown away by the amazing scenery and maybe even get to see some of the local wildlife.  Great for those who are looking for the full adventure.

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2-Hour “Splash & Dash”

This fantastic “Splash and Dash” whitewater rafting trip is 2 hours door to door.  Enjoy Durango from a different point of view as our knowledgeable guides take you on a guided tour of downtown from the Lower Animas River and experience the thrill of class III rapids as you blast through our famous whitewater park.  Perfect for fitting into a busy schedule or combining it with one of our other exciting adventures.

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Guided Kayak Trip

This is a great way to increase the excitement of your Animas River whitewater adventure by going in your own inflatable kayak.  Animas River kayaking is a great way to get your adventure fix and test out your whitewater skills while one of our experienced guides helps you navigate down the Lower Animas and through the class III rapids.  Go for the 2-hour “Splash & Dash” trip or the 4-hour half day trip.  Ideal for experienced or adventurous paddlers looking for a little more excitement.

*Availability subject to river conditions

 

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Important Details

  • Arrive 10-15 minutes before your activity at our downtown location at 724 Main Ave
  • PARKING- If on an activity longer than 3 hours then we encourage you to stop by the Durango Transit Center Lot or the 724 Main Avenue Durango Rivertrippers location and purchase a $7.50 all day parking pass
  • RESTROOMS/CHANGING- Changing Room access right next door to our location
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Packages

Package

Included Adventures

Adult
Ages 12+

Youth
Ages 11 & Under

Raft/Jeep Combo
(4-hour Raft)(4-hour Jeep)

Full Day Adventure
4-hour raft trip
4-hour 4x4 tour

$130

$105

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Jeep/Raft Combo
(4 hour Jeep)(2-hour Raft)

3/4 Day Adventure
2-hour raft trip
4 Hour 4x4 tour

$109

$92

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Raft/Jeep Combo
(2.5-hour 4x4)

3/4 Day Adventure
4-hour raft trip
(4-hour Raft)(2.5-hour 4x4) tour

$109

$92

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Raft and Rail

2-hour raft trip
Bus Up/Train Down

$126

$99

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Rivers, Trails and Rails

4 Hour 4x4 tour
2-hour raft trip
Bus up/Train Down

$225

$160

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  • 4 Hour Rafting Trips

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    4-Hour Half Day Trip with Snack  – “Most Popular Trip in Town”

    For those looking for our most popular trip we suggest our 4 hour half day trip with snack. All of the trips start at the same location however this trip continues downstream much further. Also, we pull over for a riverside snack and a chance to swim. This stretch of the Animas River is beautiful. There are lots of opportunities to spot wildlife in the natural habitat and enjoy the scenery. You will be spending a little more than 3 hours on the water.

  • 2 Hour Rafting Trips

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    “Splash & Dash” or “Economy Trip”

    Our two hour trip is 2 hours door to door with about 1 hour on the river. This trip is also known as the “Splash & Dash” or “Economy Trip” for the busy traveler. This is a perfect introduction to rafting as we go hit thrilling rapids in our National Kayak Course. During this trip you will experience class III rafting. You can also see historical landmarks of the Old West and hear the stories about how Durango got started. If you are looking for more time on the river we suggest our 4 Hour Half Day trip with snack.

  • Inflatable Kayaks

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    A Personal Adventure

    For those looking to magnify their river experience or start the process of learning of how to kayak we offer Inflatable Kayaks. You will absolutely love this ride. When the river flows drop to a safe level, your experience will go up! You will be outfitted with all the necessary safety equipment and instruction to highlight your trip. Experience is not necessary! Call us today to reserve your spot 970-259-0289 or book online.