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About Us - Royal Gorge Rafting - Zip Line Tours - Vacation Rentals and the White Water Bar and Grill - A Royal Gorge Resort

Colorado White Water Rafting

Royal Gorge Rafting, Zip Line Tours, Vacation Rentals & the White Water Bar & Grill ~ A Royal Gorge Resort in Canon City, Colorado. Colorado White Water Rafting on the Royal Gorge and the Bighorn Sheep Canyon - Echo Canyon of the Arkansas River. Colorado's Best Zip Line Courses. Choose from our World Class - Classic or Extreme Zip Line Tours! (719) 275 7238

Welcome to Royal Gorge Rafting

Royal Gorge Rafting & Zip Line Tours offers you the finest in Colorado White Water Rafting and zip line tours in Colorado. Add in our affordable luxury Vacation Rentals & the White Water Bar & Grill and you have the best option for adventure in Colorado all at one location! We pride ourselves in being the premier outfitter that maintains a clean, friendly and extremely personable environment, We are rated as Colorado's top tours in our region & we are the #1 choice for Royal Gorge Rafting and Colorado Zip Line Tours. Our focus is on great customer service, uncompromising safety and support, state of the art gear and ensuring your visit with us is the absolute highlight of your vacation!


Your safety is our number one concern. For this reason alone we provide kayak support on every Royal Gorge trip as well only hiring guides for the Royal Gorge that have a minimum of 4 years white water experience. In addition, we provide all of your necessary river gear free of charge.

·  Wetsuits

·  River Boots

·  Helmets

·  Life Jackets (PFDs)

·  Splash Jackets

Although not all companies offer free gear use, we feel as though it is an essential option for both your safety and comfort. Our gear is always free and is all top of the line! Helmets are required on every trip for your safety on most sections of river.

Our friendly office staff is patient, well trained and capable of suggesting the best Colorado White Water Rafting trip for your group. The level of challenge ranges for each trip but your safety is always our number one concern. Please, give us a call and let us help you choose the right trip for your vacation. 719.275.7238


All of our wetsuits, river boots, splash jackets, and pfd's (life jackets) are available in youth sizes to suit any sized rafter so your children will be well equipped for thier Colorado White Water Rafting adventure.


Our Guides
All of our guides are not only highly experienced river guides who love and take pride in the experience they provide, but are avid kayakers and well schooled in White Water Rescue techniques. All R.G.R. guides have at least 4 years whitewater experience with most exceeding 12 years whitewater know-how. We recognize overall that experience counts! Ours & yours.


Exclusive to Royal Gorge Rafting
We provide a safety kayaker on every Royal Gorge trip for the larger rapids and to be your personal photographer capturing your adventure down river.

This provides you the option to take home 100's of photos of your trip!

This is an unmatched value on the Arkansas River and a priceless memento for you to share with friends and family.  We also provide personal photographers for the Bighorn Sheep Canyon.

How we provide a better option:

  Kayak support in the Royal Gorge

  Private riverside beaches

  Private riverside accommodations

  All river gear free of charge

  the White Water Bar & Grill

  Private photographers to capture your adventure

  Photo CDs & Photo Books(The best value in white water photography!)

  Entertaining slideshows of your days rafting adventure

  All Inclusive options

  Helicopter tour packages

  Live music every weekend

  Top of the line river rafting gear

  After river entertainment

  Volley ball

  Horseshoe pits

  Retail & gift shop featuring, t shirts, Chaco sandals, hats and river gear

  Colorado's best value in rafting

the White Water Bar & Grill
has a mountain lodge atmosphere where you can relax after or before your trip. the Bar & Grill also provides a place for those who may not want to head out to the river, just kick back enjoy a few drinks & relax.


Your hosts
Owner / Operator James Whiteside has been a commercial river guide for over 21 years and has helped build the fastest growing company on the busiest and most competitive river in the United States. He still actively guides commercial river trips and runs kayak support on a daily basis.  

He has worked as a safety kayaker and as a white water raft guide in four different countries. In that time recording well over 40,000 river miles. 


Owner / Operator Jimmy Whiteside

Jimmy loves & takes his job of sharing the river seriously. He has been actively involved in river guide instruction, white water kayak instruction, white water rescue skill training and sharing the rivers that he loves with others since 1991. Living in Canon City, Colorado full time his focus is based on making Royal Gorge Rafting the best experience in Colorado White Water Rafting. We hope to share the beauty and excitement of the Arkansas River & rivers around the world with you and your family.


Owner / Operator Ty Seufer


Began guiding on the Arkansas River at Royal Gorge Rafting in 1986. After a 15-year break Ty & his family decided to return to Canon City to bring new life to Royal Gorge Rafting along with opening the immediately popular White Water Bar & Grill. "My goal is to make Royal Gorge Rafting and the White Water Bar & Grill the most memorable summertime vacation destination in Colorado as well as making your time spent with us the clear highlight of your vacation!"

Thanks, Ty

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Royal Gorge Rafting, Zip line tours, Vacation Rentals & the White Water Bar & Grill, located at 45045 us hwy 50 Canon City Colorado 81212 and 301 Royal Gorge blvd Canon City CO 81212

a full scale resort providing world class colorado white water rafting adventures through the royal gorge and the bighorn sheep | echo canyon of the arkansas river. featuring 2 world class zip line tours totaling 20 zip lines with over 3 miles of zipping! classic or extreme course options. 4 affordable luxury colorado vacation rentals sleeping up to 56 people. also offering unforgettable wedding & event packages, corporate retreat programs & group outings. hosting the white water bar & grill ~ our regions top rated bar & grill featuring sand volley ball, horse-shoes, children's play areas, live music, special events and much more. only 2 hours from denver - 1 hour from colorado springs - one location, 100% fun! a destination for the perfect colorado vacation.

Royal Gorge Rafting || 45045 W US Hwy 50 Canon City, Colorado 81212 || 719 275 7238
Colorado's #1 rafting & zip line tours ~ royal gorge rafting, zip line tours, vacation rentals & the whitewater bar & grill - one location, 100% fun!
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