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Whitewater Adventure Outfitters

Open today: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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WAO is the way to go!!

Shawn was our guide and had an amazing experience for a full day on the river! Lots of history and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nichole M
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First rafting experience

The water was low but the views were breathtaking down in the gorge. Beautiful!!!! Bryan was a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Canon City, Colorado
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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...more
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50905 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9749
+1 800-530-8212
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shawn was our guide and had an amazing experience for a full day on the river! Lots of history and stories to tell, kept the trip exciting despite the low water levels. Lunch was great, and the royal gorge section was definitely our favorite stretch!...More

Thank Nichole M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The water was low but the views were breathtaking down in the gorge. Beautiful!!!! Bryan was a fabulous guide who expertly navigated us down the river. He kept us entertained the whole way. All of the guides in our group seemed very knowledgeable and worked...More

Thank christimiller10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a last minute trip booked for a family getaway. The staff was very friendly and organized. Kenny was our guide- he was amazing and very knowledgeable! We will be going back to WOA next year for more whitewater action!

Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just wanted to say thank you Joe for such an amazing experience out on the river! We had such a blast enjoying the beautiful views through The Royal Gorge and learning how to raft. All the employees at Whitewater Adventure Outfitters were very pleasant!...More

Thank Cherrera88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was everything we could’ve hoped for. The water level was pretty low which made it more of a relaxed trip, the scenery was incredible. Spencer, our guide, was great. He was very informative about the mountains, the history, and gave us recommendations for...More

Thank meganjankord
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a rafting and zip lining trip for 3 couples. Our guide Blake was amazing. The water was low but we still had a blast. Blake was really nice and knowledgeable. He really made us comfortable and we had a great time.

Thank nickilewis65
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our guide Jordan was experienced and friendly. He made us feel safe and coached us in proper paddling technique. We enjoyed the breathtaking scenery and learning about the history of area and its wildlife. As an added bonus: you get to support a local business.

Thank Brandie B
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We had the best time with our guide Brian. Very knowledgeable, was great with my two 8 year old sons, and made it fun for all of us. It was obvious how much he enjoys his job, while keeping safety a top priority. Would highly...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Booked a rafting trip here with a group of friends. First stretch was a little uncomfortable but as soon as Ian jumped into our raft for the gorge section after lunch it was amazing experience. Ian made the whole group feel extremely comfortable and his...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Went at 1:30 Bighorn half day trip, two families with small children. Great experience! Our tour guide Brian and Tacos were great - super good with the boats and knowledgeable. The small company by highly recommended.

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