We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 207 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur Ste A, Taos, NM, Taos, NM 87571-6181
Phone Number:
+1 800-322-8267
07:00 - 18:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 40 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 34
  • 4
    Very good
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
Great trip on the Rio Grande!

We had a great rafting trip down the Rio Grande near Taos. Our guide was excellent and made us feel safe while giving us an adventurous ride at the same time. I would recommend... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 November 2016
Spring Grove, Minnesota

Similar Things to Do in Taos

Add Photo Write a Review

40 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 39: English reviews
Spring Grove, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had a great rafting trip down the Rio Grande near Taos. Our guide was excellent and made us feel safe while giving us an adventurous ride at the same time. I would recommend Cottam's because they were prompt, professional, and a lot of fun. We had a great time. They also had a photographer take our picture while we... More 

Thank JoniMe
Los Angeles, California, United States
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great river rafting tour of he Rio Grande. I did river rafting one other time in Switzerland and Cottam's guides are so much better. Jaime was our guide and he entertained us with stories about the river and rafting instructions for 2 fun hours. We did the race course and we had blast. If you book through... More 

Thank James L
Flint, Texas
Level Contributor
15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Evan and his cohorts were great fun, while being very experienced rafters. Evan made it an adventure even though RioGrande River was running low. We will go in June next time for some big box canyon rafting!

Thank Waylon56
Cameron, Texas
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Do the race track for more fun. Bill was great and we felt very comfortable with him. We had a 6 yr old on the trip and he was wonderful with him.

Thank RennieCameron_Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and knowledgeable guides! Went on floating trip with our 2, 6 & 7 year Olds and other part of family went on Racecourse with other 6, 7 & 10 year old. Everybody had a great time!

Thank Sylvia C
Level Contributor
18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I loved the personal touch. Called me to confirm reservation details. Wanted something calm as my 76 year old mother-in-law was with us and my kids our younger. Right on time to pick us up. It was just us..our party of 6 and our guide, Tristan. Cheaper than the other outfitter too! What made the trip so wonderful was our... More 

Thank tes0303
Lubbock, Texas
Level Contributor
20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We did a half day rafting trip as a surprise for my son's 11th birthday. Several times during the trip he said, "This is the best birthday ever!" So much fun! Bill was our guide and we would highly recommend him...kind, knowledgeable and made you feel totally safe. We've never used another rafting company in Taos and with the great... More 

Thank Jennifer B
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

My family decided to try rafting for the first time. Cottam's was a great choice for us. Staff was very nice and accommodating, especially when we had to make a change. Highly recommend this company.

Thank Amy P
Seattle, WA
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

I had the most awesome time with my sister and I rafting. I am not a expert rafter and the guide made me feel so safe and ready for an adventure. I truly loved the experience and it made my trip the most enjoyable!

Thank jessicapiha
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I love rafting & this was my first time down the Rio Grande. We did the Taos Box, which I highly recommend! It was absolutely awesome, filled with a great mix of relaxing & pretty killer rapids! Our guide Toni was super knowledgeable & entertaining- really added to the trip! Lunch was delicious! This tour really stood out- fun, professionalism... More 

1 Thank Tiffany M

Travellers who viewed Cottam's Rio Grande Rafting also viewed


Been to Cottam's Rio Grande Rafting? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Cottam's Rio Grande Rafting staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?