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Voted Best Rafting Company 13 Times

Unsurpassed Safety Record

Family owned and operated since 1986

About Performance Tours

Performance Tours Rafting stands as a leading whitewater rafting tour provider across four prime locations in Colorado: Breckenridge, Royal Gorge, Buena Vista, and Frisco. With over 35 years of expertise, we specialize in crafting memorable rafting excursions. Our seasoned guides prioritize guest comfort and confidence, ensuring a seamless river rafting journey for all. Whether you seek the thrills of Class IV rapids or the leisure of a family float trip, we offer tailored adventures to suit every adventurer. Our unwavering dedication to safety, excellence, and customer satisfaction solidifies our reputation as the premier choice for an unforgettable rafting experience in Colorado.

The People Behind the Paddles

Performance Tours Rafting was founded in 1986 by Kevin and Mary Jo Foley in Breckenridge, CO. Today, you'll still find Kevin and Mary Jo actively involved in the day-to-day operations, working alongside their children Kathryn, who serves as PT's General Manager, and Dan, a seasoned professional raft guide.

With some of the most experienced river guides in the industry, Performance Tours Rafting has built their reputation on guest safety, customer service, and creating memorable experiences on the river for every guest. Performance Tours Rafting offers whitewater rafting adventures on the Arkansas River and Blue River.

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Our Values

Safety Is Our # 1 Priority

We are incredibly proud of our unsurpassed safety record. All raft guides go through a rigorous state-required guide certification program. Performance Tours exceeds the State of Colorado’s requirements for guides by doubling the minimum number of training hours

Experience Makes a Difference

Since 1986, we have brought more than 600k guests down the river. Our guides are experts at reading the rivers and reservation staff know the answers to your questions. Performance Tours knows how to deliver the ultimate whitewater adventure.

Outstanding Customer Service

From the reservation to the river, our crew will guide you through the whitewater experience. Performance Tours guides and staff are willing to put in the extra effort to make sure you have the best whitewater rafting experience possible. We want you to love the river as much as we do.

Industry Leading Raft Guide Training Program

All raft guides go through a rigorous state-required guide certification program. Performance Tours exceeds the State of Colorado’s requirements for guides by doubling the minimum number of training hours. In addition to guide certification, many of our professional raft guides have additional advanced certifications including Swiftwater Rescue, Wilderness First Responder and advanced first aid training.
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Community Partners

Arkansas RiverColorado River Outfitters AssociationBusiness Partner 2024-25Breckenridge Outdoor education center
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