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Raft Masters has been in business under the same ownership since 1989 and we have offered quality rafting trips on two great rivers. The Arkansas River is 45 miles southwest of Colorado Springs near Canon City. We provide thrills in the Royal Gorge...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide Aaron was extremely knowledgeable and funny! They also were informative so that we were prepared for our trip before arrival. I would recommend this company for your white water rafting trips. They provide all equipment necessary.All you have to do is book, show...More

Thank mary a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time white water rafting and it was incredible! We did the half day Royal Gorge trip, which we were a little nervous about given its class III-V rating. After talking with one of the ladies in the office, she said nothing...More

Thank Trhalfeler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Completely entertaining adventure! Rafting the Royal Gorge has been on my bucket list for several years, and Raft Masters provided a delightful trip. The staff is wonderful: friendly, knowledgeable, and engaging. They were serious about safety, but delivered instructions in a fun and appealing manner....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of fun, our guide Collin was very knowledgeable of the river and kept it fun and exciting. The river company was one of the best I've ever dealt with. Would highly recommend if your up for a challenge.

Thank LightPacker278479
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Calley was wonderful in resolving a reservation issue. I was very pleased with the excellent service! Would book with them again!

Thank bobinatina
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We rafted the Royal Gorge in late summer (September), so the water levels were low. It was still a blast - more technically challenging due to having to navigate through boulders that are usually submerged. Our guide Tim was fantastic, and the guides did a...More

Thank HoustonHendon
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Had the best time with Cal (from Ohio) as our guide. The entire experience from start to finish was awesome. The river/canyons/gorge are beautiful. During the trip you will see the train and raft under the bridge and gondola. Lots of history is shared along...More

Thank cindyf3k
Kizzy R, Guest Relations Manager at Raft Masters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Awesome News! We're so happy you had such a great time in the beautiful Royal Gorge with Cal! We love review like this and thank you so much for taking the time! Remember, you can always request Cal as your guide next time! :)

Reviewed 6 September 2018

This experience was the highlight of our entire vacation! I am so glad we did the full day because we got to warm up on some smaller rapids and then experience the more intense one after lunch. Our guide, Brandyn, was awesome and would highly...More

Thank EmilyS3284
Kizzy R, Guest Relations Manager at Raft Masters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thank you Emily, for this great review! We love Brandyn to and thank you for the recommendation for him and Raft Masters! We hope you come back and see us again!

Reviewed 6 September 2018

We had an amazing first time white water rafting experience with our guide Shep. Shep was an amazing guide who knew the river like the back of his hand. Even though we went during the summer with really low water levels we still got to...More

Thank Alex S
Kizzy R, Guest Relations Manager at Raft Masters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thanks so much Alex! We will pass on your compliments to Shep and Maddie! We can't wait to see you next time, we're sure if you come at that time the water levels will be much higher! Thanks again for this great review and recommendation,...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

This was a great adventure, in fact, my wife's all time favorite thing she has ever done. The water was low, so the rapids weren't extreme. But the guides taught us everything just in case. We had no problems and the sights were amazing. The...More

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Kizzy R, Guest Relations Manager at Raft Masters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Yay! Thanks Chris! We are so happy to hear that you, and your wife, had such a great time. Hearing that this is her favorite thing she's ever done means so much to us and we're so happy we, and Condor, were a part of...More

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Javier F
24 June 2016|
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Response from Lyn S | Property representative |
The family float is class I /II water - mostly flat. For more adventure, I recommend taking your 5 year old on the Bighorn Sheep Canyon section. It goes up to class III rapids, and is suitable for ages 5 and up.
Lexy H
20 June 2015|
Response from Raftin_Junkie | Property representative |
With the Paddle and Saddle package lunch is included. Lunch consist of hamburgers, hot dogs, and build your own sandwiches and is served at our own Eddie Out Cafe.
Lexy H
26 May 2015|
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Response from Raftin_Junkie | Property representative |
Yes, we do both and can do them as a half day or a full day. The Bighorn Sheep Canyon is class 2 and 3 and is great for ages 5 and up. The Royal Gorge is class 3, 4, and 4 plus and is great for ages 14 and up. The Royal... More