Royal Gorge – Class IV (V)
Please Book in Advance
Full Day: $125/Person
Departs at 10:30 am | Allow 6 hours
1/2 Day: $75/Person
Departs at 10:00 am & 2:00 pm | Allow 3 hours
Departs from River Runners Royal Gorge
Minimum Requirements: 14 years
Arrive one hour prior to the departure time
Questions? Call 800-723-8987
*Minimum requirements and rapid classifications fluctuate with water levels. Please call for current conditions.
Raft under the Royal Gorge Bridge
Whitewater rafting near Colorado Springs
The best way to see the Royal Gorge is on a whitewater rafting trip down the Arkansas River. Challenge legendary rapids like Sunshine Falls, Sledge Hammer and Boat Eater on both half day and full day Royal Gorge rafting trips. On the full day you get to raft Bighorn Sheep Canyon in the morning, stop for lunch, and paddle the Royal Gorge in the afternoon.
The Royal Gorge has it all!
The Royal Gorge has everything you could want in a Colorado whitewater rafting trip – big rapids, grand geologic features and intriguing human history. Experience the wonder of the Royal Gorge with the whitewater professionals.
Paddle Boat or Oar Boat
Paddle and be part of the action or request an oar boat and enjoy the ride. Oar boats or paddle-assist are recommended for groups with small children or adults who do not want to paddle.
Do you have more questions about rafting in Colorado?
Get answers to frequently asked questions about whitewater rafting in Colorado with the River Runners FAQ.
Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Video
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–Emily, from Oklahoma City, OK