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1st timer but not the last...so much fun

Our adult son came in town so I set up our very 1st rafting trip. We did the Rio Grande Gorge Full... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lana K
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Irving
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AWESOME staff

Went rafting this morning as part of our rafting/wine tour and it was FRIGID (~35 degrees), but our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney Z
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Come rafting with New Mexico River Adventures through the Rio Grande Gorge or the exquisite Rio Chama canyon. NMRA offers everything from family floats to wild whitewater! We have top notch guides who are excited to share knowledge of New Mexico nature and history. NMRA is the only company offering private secure parking, photos right after your trip and riverside snack. Join us for a fantastic day on the river with New Mexico River Adventures!
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2217 Hwy 68, Embudo, NM 87531
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our adult son came in town so I set up our very 1st rafting trip. We did the Rio Grande Gorge Full Day. NM had a mild Winter so the river wasn’t flowing as hard but it was enough for our 1st time. We had...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went rafting this morning as part of our rafting/wine tour and it was FRIGID (~35 degrees), but our guide Chris?, and the owner Matt were nothing but wonderful. They offered us additional gloves, fleece, etc to keep us warm and made us hot coco and...More

Thank Sydney Z
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great time, professional guides, clean facilities, safe without sacrificing fun, excellent value and memories to cherish for the rest of your life, that’s New Mexico River Adventures in a nutshell. I will try to make this as short and sweet as possible, but with so...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such beautiful scenery and great staff! Our tour guide Savannah was the best. Very knowledgeable on steering us in the water and avoiding some big rocks. The staff was friendly and super clean facility. Defiently recommend!

Thank Michele W
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WendyNMRA, Owner at New Mexico River Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Michele, Thank you for the excellent review! We are so glad to hear you had a great time with Savannah, she is an excellent navigator!! We hope to see you for another adventure in the future!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 3 adults sons and I took the half day white water rafting trip in late March 2018. It was excellent. The owner Matt was great, the facilities were modern and clean, and he was very accommodating. Our raft guide, Kim, was great fun, and...More

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WendyNMRA, Owner at New Mexico River Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! Kim is a wealth of knowledge and we are so glad you enjoyed your experience with us! We hope you and your family have a fantastic 2018!

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

My party of three braved the cold temps for a half day float on the River and it was a blast. Wendy was our guide and she was great. She made sure we were safe, but also that we had fun in the rapids. A...More

Thank Sydbrooks
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WendyNMRA, Owner at New Mexico River Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for braving the cold for a fun filled trip down the river! Wendy is one of the best in the business and we are glad to hear you enjoyed her!!

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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Decided to book 2 days before rafting Usually preplanned events on trip This staff is PROFESSIONAL yet flexible They explained all procedures in detail and we got exactly what was promised A WONDERFUL exciting rafting experience with Cody as our guide We've been rafting on...More

Thank Janice C
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WendyNMRA, Owner at New Mexico River Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Janice, Thank you for the excellent review. We are so glad you enjoyed Cody as your guide, he is a gem!

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

My wife and I did the half day racecourse on the afternoon of 9/19. We had a great time. Weather was perfect except for a headwind that required more paddling than we were expecting. According to our guide, Kim, the roughest rapids we encountered were...More

Thank Billy S
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WendyNMRA, Owner at New Mexico River Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Billy, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other travelers! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope to share another adventure with you in the future!

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Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time on our morning raft trip down the Rio Grande. Our guide Cedric was helpful, fun, highly skilled, and kept us from falling out of the boat! We highly recommend New Mexico River Adventures for an unforgettable experience in Northern New...More

Thank Jessica H
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WendyNMRA, Owner at New Mexico River Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jessica, Thank you for your great review. Cedrick is a favorite among many of our guests, we are glad you had such a fun time!

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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

I have always wanted to try river rafting. As first time senior citizen rafters, we had a blast! Our rock star guide, Kim, knew the Rio Grande River very well. He was very patient and wanted us to focus on the experience versus worrying if...More

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JulieNMRA, Guest Relations Manager at New Mexico River Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Thank you for your great review! This time of the season that 1/2 racecourse trip is a perfect introduction to white water rafting for all ages. We appreciate your recommendation and look forward to your next trip with us and Kim as your rock star...More

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