Why Choose Durango Rivertrippers

Why Us?

With over 34 years of experience as one of Durango's first rafting companies and an untarnished safety record, you can count on a fun, safe and experienced adventure with Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours!


May of 1983 marks the beginning of Durango Rivertrippers, making it one of the first white water rafting/adventure companies in Durango, Colorado. For over 34 years, Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours has maintained an untarnished safety record and is known as being the most reputable rafting company in town.


Safety and having fun is our number one priority. We approach child safety from a parent’s point of view to ensure a delightful experience for all. We love what we do. Our mission is to give you an experience that you and your family will love! We are not the cheapest in town nor the most expensive but if you value service and safety then consider us. Check us out on Facebook/Trip Advisor, visit our downtown kiosk location, or contact us directly at 970-279-4864.

Over 34 Years

with a perfect safety record

One of the First

We were one of the first river outfitters in Colorado - license number 007.

Convenient Location

We have a downtown location 724 Main Ave, no need to drive.

Lower Animas

We focus on the Lower Animas - We specialize in this river!


We are the only company allowing you to choose from 3 boat options.


We are the only company offering a private boat.


We can handle any group size.

No Gimmicks

Gimmick Free Zone
Kids Raft Free-Why put the most precious passengers in a high adventure tour for free? You get what you pay for.
Rentals-We will not rent you a wet suit in July when its 90 degrees outside.
Lunch?-We know you paid to raft not to eat BBQ inside a restaurant. We have a permit that allows for us to take you further down stream. We provide you with a riverside snack and focus on the rafting experience. We will not burn your time by long lunches.


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