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Whitewater Adventure Outfitters

50905 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9749
+1 800-530-8212
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Can’t wait to come back!

We took a trip to Colorado in August and rafting was on our to do list! Our only regret is not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Anne D
Half Day with Nick

This was my very first time and I was terrified. I quickly became calm and excited with Nick as... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Linda C
Aurora, United States
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Exciting Raft Trips in the Royal Gorge. Family Fun rafting in Bighorn Sheep Canyon. Located one mile west of Canon City, Colorado. Only one hour from Colorado Springs. Our professional, experienced guides are committed to Safety and Excellence. Our 20th year! Great Deals- Great Guides- Great Fun!
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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50905 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9749
+1 800-530-8212

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We took a trip to Colorado in August and rafting was on our to do list! Our only regret is not doing the full day trip! Our guide was awesome, luckily had snowed 4 days before our trip and created great rapids like they’d get...More

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This was my very first time and I was terrified. I quickly became calm and excited with Nick as our guide. He was very nice and professional and made me feel relaxed. I had a great time and it wasn't as scary as I thought....More

Thank Linda C
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I did the full day trip and it was amazing. We have never done Class III and Class IV rapids so we were a little nervous. Kathy assured me on the phone and our guide Jordan made me feel really comfortable. A...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Awesome adventure from start to finish. Kathy, Tony, and the rest of the WAO staff were helpful to accommodate all our family needs and questions. Our guide Sean, tops on the Arkansas river! Our 3 hour trip seemed to last about 15 minutes with Sean's...More

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Went with a large group of guys. About half of the group had been rafting before, while the other half were green. This company was perfect for a group like ours. The full day trip was great for getting our wet during the first half...More

Thank Dowell84
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We did the half day trip down the Big Horn Canyon and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The trip was both relaxing and exciting and we would definitely do it again. The group at WAO were professional and our guide was awesome.

Thank _lschmitz91
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I have rafted down the beautiful Arkansas River many times. This was the first time using WAO. I will definitely use them from now on. They were professional and treated each member in our group like we were family. We did the morning run through...More

Thank Bwood68
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Great trip down the Arkansas River with Shawn. He kept us safe and on the raft and also provided alot of history about the river. Both guides we met seemed professional and confident. We would use this company again next time we visit.

Thank John C
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We had a awesome time today on our little adventure! Ross was a amazing guide! This place is well run but small enough it has a great personal touch. Always felt safe a still with plenty of thrills! Do the morning Royal Gorge trip! Water...More

Thank CryptoTracker
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We did the "Raft and Stay" package with WAO and are really glad we did! We did an all day raft trip on the Bighorn section of the Arkansas River. This was a perfect introduction for our boys ages 11 and 13. The morning part...More

Thank 7Kathi_D
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Mary E
30 June 2016|
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Response from Colleen L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I also think they they are open into September. Check their website. They have contact info.