Colorado Whitewater Rafting
in the Royal Gorge

World Class Whitewater OR Family Fun trips

Colorado's BEST Guides! / Over 25 years experience


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The exciting Royal Gorge is the BEST rafting trip in Colorado. Full day (includes lunch) or ½ day trips available.

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Family Fun. Beginner to moderate level rafting in scenic Bighorn Canyon. Great for kids and adults as well. Perfect for the “Nervous Novice”. Full Day (includes lunch) - ½ Day and Splash & Dash trips available.

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Combine your raft trip with one of several great activities in the area. Options include ½ day rafting in either Bighorn Canyon or the Royal Gorge with Train Ride, Royal Gorge Bridge & Park, Zipline, Trail Ride and more!

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    10% off last year's rates on any Full Day or 1/2 Day trip PLUS Wetsuits & Splash Jackets included at no extra cost. (Now - May 15th - valid for any date all season) MAKE A RESERVATION    

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No trip to Colorado is complete without experiencing the thrill of Royal Gorge Rafting on the most popular river for rafting in Colorado. Whitewater Adventure Outfitters - known as "WAO" - is located one mile west of Cañon City, Colorado & only 1 hour from Colorado Springs, Colorado in the spectacular Royal Gorge region. Our seasoned guide staff is among the most experienced you will find, and they are the reason we continue to offer superior Colorado rafting trips. Many of our guides can work for any rafting company in Colorado they choose. They choose to work at WAO rafting.

At WAO, your comfort level and safety are paramount to our dedicated staff. Our commitment to excellence and reputation in the industry is simply second to none. Not only have we been in business for a very long time, our ownership and management team has not changed since our very first day.

Something for Everyone

We offer a white water rafting experience that is suitable for first timers and families with children as well as more advanced white water rafting trips in the world class rapids of the Royal Gorge. Interested in Colorado Springs Rafting?  Come down, and choose from any of our Family Rafting Adventures, ½ day rafting trips, full day rafting trips, or one of our overnight adventures. Check out our specials page for great deals and our packages page for fun combos including our white water rafting and train ride through the Royal Gorge combo. The Royal Gorge region offers all the best of Colorado including the world famous Royal Gorge Bridge & Park, the Royal Gorge Route scenic train, camping, fishing, rock climbing, hiking, biking and so much scenery it will take your breath away. Our area of Colorado is truly a family vacation paradise!

WAO is just 1 hour southwest of Colorado Springs, Colorado - 2 hours from Denver, Colorado or Breckenridge, Colorado and 45 minutes west of Pueblo, Colorado. See our map and driving directions.

Call for more info today or to book a Colorado White Water rafting trip with your family and friends. Group rates are available for any of our Colorado whitewater rafting trip options.
Visit the Royal Gorge region of Colorado for the adventure of a lifetime!


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