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ROYAL GORGE HALF DAY

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Price $100 Half Day
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ROYAL GORGE HALF DAY

Adult price: $100 per person
Child price: $100 per person
Half Day
16 yrs+ * Fluctuates with Water Levels+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Cañon City Outpost
  • Meet Times
    9:30 AM and 1:00 PM
  • Difficulty
    Challenging
  • Dress Code
    Wear comfortable, quick-drying clothing (swimsuit, shorts), and protective footgear (wet shoes or sneakers that you don’t mind getting wet). We also recommend sunglasses, hat, sunscreen and a fleece or performance fabric shirt on cooler days. We have wetsuits, booties, and whitewater splash jackets available. We recommend bringing a dry change of clothes for after the trip.
  • Adult Price
    $100
  • Child Price
    $100
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Cañon City Outpost
  • Meet Times
    9:30 AM and 1:00 PM
  • Difficulty
    Challenging
  • Dress Code
    Wear comfortable, quick-drying clothing (swimsuit, shorts), and protective footgear (wet shoes or sneakers that you don’t mind getting wet). We also recommend sunglasses, hat, sunscreen and a fleece or performance fabric shirt on cooler days. We have wetsuits, booties, and whitewater splash jackets available. We recommend bringing a dry change of clothes for after the trip.
  • Total Activity Time
    Approximately 4 Hours

Tour Location

About our Royal Gorge Outpost
Located 2 hours southeast of Breckenridge and just over an hour from Colorado Springs, sits out Royal Gorge Outpost. Rafting trips that depart from this outpost are our Royal Gorge trips and our Bighorn Sheep Canyon trips. This location offers a wild ride through class IV/V rapids and moderate family-friendly trips. Come discover Colorado's own "Grand Canyon"!

What can I expect on this trip?

Spend a half day rafting in browns canyon national monument with the best rafting company in Colorado. The Browns Canyon section of the Arkansas River offers class III+ whitewater amidst spectacular mountain and desert scenery, and is the most popular raft trip in the country.

Can I bring my child on this trip?

This is a very family friendly Colorado rafting trip! Recommended minimum age is 7 years old and at least 50 pounds. We evaluate flows daily and may change minimum age due to current conditions.

How difficult is this trip?

Browns Canyon is class III+ whitewater, often described as moderate, exciting, and great for first-timers or families!

How long are we on the river?

Though this depends on time of year and flows, guest can expect to be on the river for about 2 hours on the half day trip.

When and where do we meet?

This trip meets at our Buena Vista office. Once you have arrived at the office, Performance Tours will provide all shuttles. We have ample parking at all of our offices.

Half Day trips meet at 9:15am, 12:30pm, & 1:45pm. They depart 45 minutes later.

Need to know more?

Life jackets, lunches, equipment, what to bring, what to wear…

Our FAQ page has all the answers you need.

ROYAL GORGE HALF DAY

The half-day Royal Gorge whitewater rafting trip is the perfect high-energy activity near Colorado Springs. Adrenaline-pumping, action-packed rapids wind through this magnificent 1100′ deep gorge. The half-day Royal Gorge whitewater rafting trip will excite even the most experienced whitewater enthusiasts.

Hold on to your paddle as you blast through Sunshine Falls, Sledgehammer, Wallslammer, Boateater, and many more as the river winds beneath the world’s highest suspension bridge. This thrilling and exhilarating ride for those in the good physical condition is one of the premier whitewater runs offered anywhere!

If you’re looking for an action-packed, challenging whitewater adventure, the half-day Royal Gorge whitewater rafting trip will fit the bill! The minimum age will vary with river conditions. At higher flows, it becomes a very demanding run and will diminish in difficulty at lower water levels.

I really enjoyed my experience with Performance Tours. They were organized, prompt,  professional, and FUN. I had an absolute blast on the Royal Gorge trip last summer that I had to do it again! – Ali

My husband and I were told to use this company by a local and they are amazing! We went on their half day royal gorge trip and it was the best part of our whole vacation. They are a small company and their guides are very knowledgeable. – Ashley

They did an amazing job turning us into a team and keeping the vibes super positive. I really enjoyed this trip and would do it again in a heartbeat. You can tell they really care about making sure we all had a good time. We also learned a ton about the river and the surrounding area – they even gave us some great recommendations for hiking and camping. – Terrance B.

Tour Location

About our Royal Gorge Outpost
Located 2 hours southeast of Breckenridge and just over an hour from Colorado Springs, sits out Royal Gorge Outpost. Rafting trips that depart from this outpost are our Royal Gorge trips and our Bighorn Sheep Canyon trips. This location offers a wild ride through class IV/V rapids and moderate family-friendly trips. Come discover Colorado's own "Grand Canyon"!

What can I expect on this trip?

Spend a half day rafting in browns canyon national monument with the best rafting company in Colorado. The Browns Canyon section of the Arkansas River offers class III+ whitewater amidst spectacular mountain and desert scenery, and is the most popular raft trip in the country.

Can I bring my child on this trip?

This is a very family friendly Colorado rafting trip! Recommended minimum age is 7 years old and at least 50 pounds. We evaluate flows daily and may change minimum age due to current conditions.

How difficult is this trip?

Browns Canyon is class III+ whitewater, often described as moderate, exciting, and great for first-timers or families!

How long are we on the river?

Though this depends on time of year and flows, guest can expect to be on the river for about 2 hours on the half day trip.

When and where do we meet?

This trip meets at our Buena Vista office. Once you have arrived at the office, Performance Tours will provide all shuttles. We have ample parking at all of our offices.

Half Day trips meet at 9:15am, 12:30pm, & 1:45pm. They depart 45 minutes later.

Need to know more?

Life jackets, lunches, equipment, what to bring, what to wear…

Our FAQ page has all the answers you need.