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News, Tips and Updates from Durango Rivertrippers


With over 34 years of experience as one of Durango's first rafting companies and an untarnished safety record, Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours specializes in helping visitors create amazing experiences in Durango! Check out some tips, updates, news and specials, all designed to help you create your next amazing adventure!

EXPERIENCE

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.

OUR MISSION

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.

August 14, 2018
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Durango Jeep Trails

Jeeps and Colorado go together like peanut butter and jelly. Want to go off the beaten path and experience the exhilaration of conquering rugged country and […]
August 6, 2018
Durango Jeep Rentals

Durango – Get Outside!

Outdoor Adventure Nestled in southwest Colorado not far from the San Juan National Forest, Durango is well-known for its winter sports and summer adventures. Experiencing the […]
July 31, 2018

Things to Do in Silverton

No trip to southwest Colorado would be complete without a visit to the historic mining town of Silverton. Part of the scenic San Juan Skyway, Silverton […]
July 26, 2018

Stand Up Paddleboards and Inflatable Kayaks

Whitewater rafting in Durango is fantastic, but there’s more than one way to experience the refreshing mountain waters. Stand Up Paddleboards Rent a Stand Up Paddleboard […]
July 24, 2018

Be Ready for Your White Water Rafting Trip

  There is no shortage of things to do in Durango, CO, whether you’re a curious traveler hoping to explore Mesa Verde National Park and learn […]
July 22, 2018
We are Durango's Leader in Adventures

TripAdvisor: Reaching a Milestone

Durango is one of the best places in Colorado to go adventuring, and we’re proud to announce that Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours achieved the #1 […]
July 10, 2018

River Rafting Techniques Beginners Should Know

  White water rafting is a thrilling adventure, and a one-of-a-kind way to experience Durango and the Animas River. It may seem daunting if you don’t have […]
June 12, 2018
Group whitewater rafting trip in Durango

Things to Do in Durango, CO

Durango, CO is a hub for amusement and adventure. It hosts some of the most fun events in the area, including Snowdown, Animas River Days, Fiesta […]
May 14, 2018

Get Your Vacation on the Right Track with a Durango Train and Adventure Combo

We consider ourselves to be the Durango adventure experts: whitewater rafting and kayaking, outback Jeep and RZR adventures, and guided tours of Mesa Verde are our […]
May 3, 2018

Getting to Durango: Flying

Road tripping to Durango provides ample opportunities for things to do and see, but if you’re anxious to spend more time in Durango, flying is an […]
May 2, 2018

Survive Your First White Water Rafting Trip with Six Important Safety Tips

White water rafting can be intimidating if you have never tried it before. After all, who paddles toward rocky, fast-moving water on purpose? If you give […]
May 2, 2018

Reasons NOT to Rent a Side-by-Side ATV

If you’re looking to make unforgettable summer plans, you’ll want to come to Colorado. There are breathtaking views and a million and one adventures to choose […]
April 25, 2018

Road Tripping Dallas to Durango

Get Your Kicks on Route 66 and Beyond Durango is one of the best destinations for whitewater rafting and outback tours. If you’re driving, don’t miss […]
April 3, 2018

Avoid These 3 Common Stand-Up Paddle Boarding Mistakes

Stand-up paddle boarding is the fastest growing water sport for good reason: it’s a fun and challenging way to explore! Durango, Colorado is a beautiful place, […]
February 28, 2018

Beginner Tips for Stand-Up Paddle Boarding in Durango, Part 2

If you’re looking for a unique Durango activity, try the fastest growing water sport: stand-up paddle boarding. It’s a fun, challenging workout, and also great way […]
January 24, 2018

Best Places to Take Your RZR Rental

Want to get away from the crowd and take charge of your own adventure? Try an RZR rental from Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours. This specialty […]
January 24, 2018

9 Durango Adventures to Plan for Spring Break

Planning your next trip? Craft your unique Colorado experience with Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours. Whether you want to enjoy the scenery with a guided trip […]
November 15, 2017

Beginner Tips For Stand-Up Paddle Boarding In Durango, Part 1

Anyone looking for a Colorado adventure that they are sure not to soon forget can benefit from renting a stand up paddle board (SUP) and hitting […]
November 9, 2017

What To Wear To Be Prepared For Whitewater Rafting In Durango

If you and your friends or more adrenalized family members have ever wanted to feel the rush of tackling rapids while enjoying the beautiful San Juan […]
October 17, 2017

The Top 2 Reasons To Visit Mesa Verde National Park This Summer

If you’re looking for an educational outdoor adventure this summer, consider taking them on a tour of the Mesa Verde National Park. Located in the southwest […]
October 15, 2017

Important Things To Remember Before Your First Zip Line Adventure

Zip lining has become a very popular activity for residents and visitors throughout Durango, and for good reason. This fun and exciting activity is the perfect […]
October 5, 2017

Why You Should Consider Renting an RZR During Your Trip To Durango

Whether you’re planning a trip to Durango this fall or you’re mapping out a vacation for next summer, there are many fun and exciting activities worth […]
October 1, 2017

Top 3 Reasons To Rent A Jeep During Your Durango Vacation

If you’re planning a family trip to Durango for your summer vacation, there are endless amounts of activities worth looking into. From whitewater rafting down the […]
September 17, 2017

Top 4 Tips For Your First Durango Whitewater Rafting Trip

As whitewater rafting season arrives in Colorado every spring, adrenaline junkies and vacationing families alike are traveling to Durango to experience the rush and exhilaration of […]
August 14, 2017

The Best Adventures to Take in Durango

If you plan on visiting Durango this summer for work or play, there are many adventures worth taking on your Colorado trip. Durango is a small […]
July 12, 2017

The Top Safety Tips for Your Whitewater Rafting Trip, Part Two

If you’re looking for a fun activity in Durango this summer, consider taking the family on a safe and invigorating whitewater rafting trip. In part one […]
June 12, 2017

The Top Safety Tips for Your Whitewater Rafting Trip, Part One

If you’re planning a family trip to Durango this summer and you’re looking for a new way to cool off on the weekend, a whitewater rafting […]
May 12, 2017

The Tourist’s Guide to Mesa Verde National Park

If you’re planning a trip to Durango this summer, make sure you take a day or two to explore the Mesa Verde National Park. Located in […]
March 21, 2015

Adventures To Take On Your Durango Vacation

If you’re planning a trip to Durango, there are a variety of fun and exciting outdoor activities to partake in. Located in southwestern Colorado, Durango is […]
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