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  • Opens April 26 2024
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Durango Whitewater Rafting Tours

Quick Details

"Splash & Dash" 2.5 Hour Trip
Guest Ages 12+
$64 *ON SALE*
Youth Ages 3-11
"Half Day" 4.5 Hour Trip *Most Popular*
Guest Ages 12+
Youth Ages 3-11
3/4 Day Rafting w/ Riverside lunch 3/4 Day Rafting with riverside Lunch
3/4 Day Rafting with riverside Lunch Ages 3+

Whitewater Rafting in Durango

Splash & Dash ~ Half-Day ~ 3/4 Day Rafting

Congratulations, you found the highest-rated rafting company on Google! Skilled guides, superior equipment, and spectacular scenery make our whitewater trips stand out from the rest.

Our Whitewater Rafting Trip Options

“Half-Day Adventure” 4.5-Hour Rafting Trip Highlights:  *Most Popular*

For adventurers seeking more time on the water, our “Half-Day” 4.5-hour raft trip is almost double the time on the river as our “Splash & Dash.”

  • Includes the same tour as the “Splash & Dash” but double the time on the river!
  • About 2.5 hours on the water depending on river flows. (May & June may have shorter times on the river due to higher river flows)
  • Includes Class I, II & III rapids
  • Light snacks (granola bar & H2O) “nothing fancy”

“Splash & Dash” 2.5-Hour Rafting Trip Highlights:

Our “Splash & Dash” 2.5-hour Durango river rafting trips are a great option for most guests who want to have an awesome rafting experience and are looking for a great way to spend part of their day on the water. 

  • About 1-1 hour 15 minutes on the water
  • Includes Class I, II & III rapids

3/4 Day Rafting w/Riverside Lunch Trip Highlights:

6 hours door to door with about 4.5 Hours on the water with a trip that includes a riverside lunch.

  •  Most fun ride on the river!
  • Seats up to 6-7 people

Create amazing memories while adventuring down the Animas River with Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours! Our Durango whitewater rafting trips through our national kayak course provide thrilling rapids and Class I, II & III rafting.

See historical Old West landmarks and hear stories about the early days of Durango. Our guides are more than just river guides – they are your guide to the history and lore of the region. All our Durango rafting trips include the famous whitewater park and smelter rapids.

Looking to create the perfect whitewater rafting experience during your stay in Durango? Contact us directly to build your own custom adventure. Our guides are happy to help you create an unforgettable itinerary.

Why Durango Rivertrippers & Adventure Tours?

  • Safety is our #1 priority
  • Ranked #1 on Google by our guests
  • Free onsite parking including oversized vehicles
  • Free 72-hour cancellation policy for a FULL REFUND
  • Retail shop with indoor restroom and changing rooms
  • Experienced guides certified by the Colorado Division of Wildlife
  • 40+ years of experience in Durango, Colorado; established in 1983
  • Family-owned and operated
  • We are not the cheapest or the most expensive. We hire and train great guides and invest in their success so you can have the best time.
  • We supply highly maintained gear using the latest and greatest to provide you with the best on-water experience possible
  • NO GIMMICKS ZONE. Don’t be fooled! All of the rafting companies use the same sections of the river. We do not waste your time with long breaks riverside. We focus on rafting and give you accurate on-water times. 

What We Provide:

  • Safety orientation
  • PFD (personal flotation device), aka, life jackets (please no personal PFDs), Helmets
  • Transportation to and from the River
  • Complimentary lockers to secure any small belongings
  • indoor or outdoor Changing rooms
  • Indoor Restrooms
  • Tons of FREE parking for all types of vehicles including RVs

We have RENTALS available!

  • River shoes ($5)
  • Splash jackets ($5) – Just like a rain jacket
  • Wetsuits ($15) – sizes are Small to XXXL

Looking for a VIP Experience?

Do more and save more with our Adventure Package or Family Adventure Package!

$39 Adventure Package for up to 3 guests ($65 Value) OR
$59 Family VIP Adventure Package for up to 6 guests ($100+ Value)

All VIP Adventure Packages come with great savings including:

  • 6-8 action photos of your boat (a $39 value!)
  • Splash jacket rentals for the selected number of people in your party
  • River shoe rentals for the selected number of people in your party
  • Cold bottled water upon check-in
  • 20% off retail items in the store

Book today and get ready for your whitewater rafting adventure!

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