Welcome to Royal Gorge Rafting
At Royal Gorge Rafting & Zip Line Tours you are offered a clean, friendly and
personable environment, We are Colorado's top rated tours in our region. Our focus is on great customer service, over the top saftey and support, state of the art gear and making sure your stay with us is the highlight of your vacation!
Your safety is our number one concern and that is why 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. We also
provide all of your necessary river gear free of charge.
· River Boots
· Life Jackets (PFDs)
· Splash Jackets
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!
are required on every trip for your safety on most sections of river.
Our office staff is well trained
and capable of suggesting the best trip for you. The level of
difficulty ranges for each trip but safety is always our number one
concern. Please give us a call and let us help you choose the right trip for your group. 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.
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 Whitewater
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.
Only at 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
also provide personal photographers for the Bighorn Sheep Canyon.
Exclusive of Royal Gorge Rafting:
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
Free shaded kennel area
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.
Owner / Operator Jimmy James Whiteside has been a commercial river guide for
over 19 years and has helped build the fastest growing company on
the busiest and most competitive river in the United States. In 2004 he guided more commercial river trips through the Royal Gorge than any other commercial river guide. La te da....
as a safety kayaker and as a whitewater raft guide in four different countries. In that time recording
well over 35,000 river miles.
Jimmy loves and takes his job
of sharing the river seriously and that is why he has been actively
involved in river guide instruction, white water kayak instruction, whitewater
rescue skills and sharing the rivers that he loves with others since 1991. He
now lives in Canon City, Colorado full time focusing on making Royal
Gorge Rafting the best value and experience in rafting and hopes
to share the beauty and excitement of the Arkansas River & rivers around the world with you and
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!"