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Rapid Transit Rafting

161 Virginia Dr, Estes Park, CO 80517-9177
+1 800-367-8523
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Rapid Transit Rafting Outing - July 2018

This rafting company was recommended by the YMCA of the Rockies. From the great communications... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Keith S
A must

A perfect trip. We took the half day, and wish we would have taken all day. Our guide Anna was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Momkram
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We have been offering family whitewater raft trips with transportation from Estes Park for 30 years. We are the ONLY company that will let you sit back and relax while WE DRIVE you to the river.We have morning and afternoon half day rapids trips on the Cache La Poudre, and full day more relaxed trips on the Colorado River.Bring the whole family! We can take kids as young as 7 if they also weigh at least 50 pounds. You've never been rafting? You are our specialty. Give us a chance to get you wet! Join the others who say our trip was the highlight of their Estes Park vacation.Call us now!
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“half day trip” (47 reviews)
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161 Virginia Dr, Estes Park, CO 80517-9177
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+1 800-367-8523
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Reviewed yesterday

This rafting company was recommended by the YMCA of the Rockies. From the great communications before and after the trip through a great adventure Rapid Transit Rafting met all our expectations. Our guide was experienced and had a fun and outgoing manner which made the...More

Thank Keith S
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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks for your review Keith! We have been working with the YMCA of the Rockies for over 35 seasons so we're happy to hear you enjoyed your trip with us. Jack is an entertaining guy isn't he. He loves taking our guests to the Poudre...More

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Reviewed yesterday

A perfect trip. We took the half day, and wish we would have taken all day. Our guide Anna was knowledgeable, friendly, and well equipped to handle the raft. Scenery is beautiful. Be sure you stick to their age and weight limits.More

Thank Momkram
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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Momkram - thanks for your review! "Perfect" - we can't beat that. The scenery is beautiful isn't it. Anna's been with us several seasons and she can definitely handle a raft, can't she :) We are so glad you enjoyed your trip, and we'll...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We did the half day trip - from the bus ride to the river, to the safety instructions & gear up, to the actual rafting, RTR made this the highlight of our vacation. The staff are friendly and professional and work hard to ensure everyone...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We did the half day trip and were very pleased with just about everything. Glad we read other reviews and knew the bus ride was a little long and hot. It wouldn’t stop us from going, but just go prepared. Bring lots of drinks and...More

Thank Kristin B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went on the full day raft trip and were not disappointed!! The whole day was wonderful! The ride to and from was beautiful taking trail ridge road. We saw tons of elk and the driver was great! We went rafting with Ben... who is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A week in Estes Park and this was the highlight of our trip! Easy process from start to finish and their customer service is Simply the Best. From the bus driver to the river guide to the staff back in the office, they do it...More

1  Thank Wayne C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did there full day trip down the Colorado. Really had fun - bus ride was long but scenic. Our driver Art was terrific and knows everything about the area. Our river guide was hilarious and made the whole thing fun

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was great! Had a wonderful time. The only improvement would be to clean the equipment (life jackets, helmets). They stink so bad. Our guide, Alex was the best. A cutie-patootie.

Thank Suzanne M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great day, guides were fun, friendly and knowledgeable. This was an easy float with just enough rapids to keep it from getting boring. Great trip to take kids on. The drive over was fun going through the park, take a nap on the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome time! We had 8 in our group (family) & we ranged in ages from around 10-65ish. We all got to ride in the same raft & Ray was our amazing guide. We had never rafted before, but will definitely do it again! Everyone had...More

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gumby5657
22 February 2018|
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Response from Anna B | Reviewed this property |
I would contact them directly to answer scheduling questions.
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lisad1407
30 January 2018|
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Response from Anna B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about which months the rapids might be the "wildest," but the warmest months in Colorado are June, July and August. This particular rafting trip is designed for children and adults, which means that they are... More
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Sandy S
16 May 2017|
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Response from RapidTransitRafting | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest in rafting with us! Their is no upper weight limitation on rafting. Our life jackets will fit up to a 55" chest. Regarding your knees ... we don't try to be doctors. Speak with your doctor to see... More
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