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New Wave Rafting Co.

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Amazing Time on the Rio Grade

My wife, kids (8 and 6 years) and my two cousins did the New Wave No Wave float with Orlando in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BradTuininga
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Bellingham, Washington
Full day Rio Grande Rafting

Although the water was only running at 190 CFS, we had a great day rafting. The low water provided... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
s2ryscapes
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Near Taos, New Mexico, the Rio Grande cuts a breathtaking gorge with numerous rapids and many opportunities to both float serenely or challenge difficult rapids. From mild to wild, there is something for everyone! We offer top notch outfitting...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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2110 State Highway 68, Embudo, NM 87531-5003
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+1 800-984-1444
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife, kids (8 and 6 years) and my two cousins did the New Wave No Wave float with Orlando in early July, and Orlando was a phenomenal guide! He was super-knowledgeable about the natural and cultural history of the area we were floating, which...More

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newwavekath, Owner at New Wave Rafting Co., responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your great review! We are so happy you had a good time! We'll make sure Orlando knows how good he is!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the water was only running at 190 CFS, we had a great day rafting. The low water provided some interesting challenges to those navigating the exposed rocks in the class 2-3 rapids in kayaks. Our river guide, Orlando was extremely interesting with his knowledge...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fun time rafting on the Rio Grande with Jess and New Wave Rafting company. She did an excellent job maneuvering around the rocks and told us interesting facts about the river area. The water level was low, but still had enough "white...More

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newwavekath, Owner at New Wave Rafting Co., responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review! We appreciate hearing about your fun time!

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We had a large group and they did an excellent job of taking care of us. Unfortunately, water levels were a little low so there wasn't much white water. The scenery is beautiful and our guide was great. He told us some history, answered all...More

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newwavekath, Owner at New Wave Rafting Co., responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you Kyra! We're happy you had a good time and grateful to you for taking the time to write this review!

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Best guide ever!! Orlando Torres rocked it out of the park last week during our float trip on the Rio Grande! 4 adults and 2 kids and Orlando was simply the Best Guide Ever!! Super knowledgeable about everything, funny, brought along a tow-line for the...More

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newwavekath, Owner at New Wave Rafting Co., responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Yay! Thank you so much for this great review! I will pass it along to Orlando. He loves what he does!

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent family raft trip at reasonable prices! Britt was a great guide with a trove of interesting facts about the Rio Grande and natural history that compliments the scenic one day float. The float was very enjoyable and not rushed. Kids had a great time...More

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newwavekath, Owner at New Wave Rafting Co., responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this! I will let Britt know how much you enjoyed it. We'll look forward to seeing you and the kids again!

Reviewed 11 August 2017

My best friend & her daughter travelled from NJ to Santa Fe for 4 days. I couldn't wait to take them rafting (AM Racecourse) with New Wave, esp with our guide, Britt (who we had last year as well). This company really makes the entire...More

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newwavekath, Owner at New Wave Rafting Co., responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give us a good review! We look forward to making your yearly rafting tradition the best every year!

Reviewed 25 July 2017

The 3-day wilderness rafting trip on the Rio Chama was expertly hosted by New Wave Rafting. We had two passenger rafts for our group of 10, two funyaks plus two other rafts for provisions. Our guides, Cathy and Karen, were skilled pilots on the river...More

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newwavekath, Owner at New Wave Rafting Co., responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thank you for your review! It was a pleasure to host your group on the Chama. We had fun didn't we?

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Rented inflatable kayaks (rubber duckies) from Steve at this shop. He was great and also a fellow birder. Had a super time kayaking the State Park stretch of the Rio Grande River -- pretty easy, gorgeous riparian, buttes and mountains. This part of the world...More

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newwavekath, Owner at New Wave Rafting Co., responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for this review. It certainly is a wonderful part of the world!

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I was the organizer for the trip. We had 4 rafts for the Taos Box and 1 raft for the Rio Grande Gorge trip. The guides were very skilled, knowledgeable and fun. One of my brother in laws said it was the best rafting trip...More

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newwavekath, Owner at New Wave Rafting Co., responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thanks so much for this GREAT review! We appreciate you taking the time to fill in the details!

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Melba S
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Steve has responded to your request by your email! Thank you
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Karen D
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Hello, We stop rafting at the end of Aug. At the end of October it's starting to get cold. I suggest calling around when you get here if the weather is warm you might be able to find a trip. It's a beautiful time of year!
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