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“Best first experience!”

Whitewater Rafting, LLC
Ranked #1 of 15 Tours in Glenwood Springs
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Whitewater Rafting, LLC offers river rafting in the heart of Colorado on the Colorado River and Roaring Fork Rivers near Glenwood Springs, Aspen, Vail, and Grand Junction! We offer trips from mild class II to full day trips to our most popular Half Day Rafting trip on the Shoshone Rapids of the Colorado River. We are the largest rafting firm in the area, founded in 1974. AWARDS - Voted Locals Choice Best Rafting Firm 13 times including '13 -'17 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence '13-'17, Home to Locals Choice Best Raft Guide Caleb Liston.
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Had Collin as a guide today and he was phenomenal (to say the least)!! Had never been whitewater rafting before and this was the perfect first experience. They were so knowledgeable and helpful and willing to cater the trip towards the guests. And the halfday trip through the Shoshone rapids was the best first experience.

Plus, out of all the whitewater rafting done in this area, they are the only company to have a dock on the river and so we drive upriver and floated through the rapids and landed right at their business at the end - didn't have to take a bus ride or car ride back. Would recommend this place to everyone - I will DEFINITELY take another trip with them!

Thanks Collin for the great experience!

Thank lorenzte
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Very accommodating and well organized. We had a great day on the Colorado with Whitewater and our guide (Stormy) was outstanding! Don't hesitate to book with them.

Thank maevans60
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Perfect trip for the whole family. Rapids were fun but not scary. Tour guide ("Big Tuna") was informative, entertaining, engaging, and clearly knew what he was doing - everything you hope for in a guide. Great to see the beauty of the canyon at a slower pace. Highly recommend. Bring water shoes and Croakies for your sunglasses (although you can also rent booties and buy Croakies there).

Thank 230susang2014
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We paid for a 3 hour trip. When we got there, they switched it to something else that was mostly riding on a sweltering school bus. They put us on the boat for about 20 or 25 minutes and stopped for another bus ride and another few minutes on the water. Not at all what we were told on the phone and certainly not what we paid for. It felt like we were carrying boats for longer than we were even on the river. They said it was because of construction but they could have had the decency to let us know that the trip was a mess before we drove hours to get there. They said the construction is happening everyday for the rest of the summer but they are still trying to call this a "halfday trip" !!***!! Not cool.

Thank apremidus
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Half day trip was fun. Rapids were a little slow at beginning of August and most were in first half hour. The rest was mellow and a little long by the end. Our tour guide "Red" was great. Recommend to rent the booties if you don't bring water shoes.

Only objections were having to pay a quarter to use the shower in the locker room and the ridiculous price of the photos - $25 for one. I think whole package was $49 but no need for more than one photo.

Thank SoFL-LovetoTravel
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