The Royal Gorge section of the Arkansas River is the ultimate in Colorado rafting. Guests experience class III to class V whitewater. Combine this exciting Colorado rafting whitewater with an 1100 ft. deep gorge and you have one of the best Colorado rafting trips available anywhere in America. Buffalo Joe’s offers one of the best lunches on the river at our private lunch spot. Guest can expect a sandwich lunch spread second to none. A special touch to your Colorado rafting trip!
Your Colorado rafting trip begins by rafting through Bighorn Sheep Canyon. This eleven mile section of river has seven class III rapids to prepare you for the class IV and V rapids of the Royal Gorge. This canyon also has one of the largest Bighorn Sheep populations anywhere in the state of Colorado. Many of our Colorado rafting trips are rewarded with up close views of these elusive creatures, so on your Colorado vacation don’t forget your camera.
After lunch it is into the Royal Gorge where you will be challenged by such rapids as Sledgehammer, Sunshine, Pipeline, the Grateful Dead, and the Narrows. Overall, your Colorado rafting trip will have 10 class III – V rapids that will challenge even the most experienced rafter.
This is a challenging section of river and we recommend that all guests be in good physical condition, are able to swim, and have had previous experience. This is the ultimate Colorado rafting trip during your Colorado vacation. Minimum age depends on water level.
Number of rapids: 21 class III – V
Price: Adult $104
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