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Rapid Transit Rafting

161 Virginia Dr, Estes Park, CO 80517-9177
+1 800-367-8523
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Awesome for all ages!

We added this event to our family activities at a reunion in the YMCA camp at Estes Park (also... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Anna B
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Dallas, Texas
WHITE WATER RAFTING

I took my whole family on this white water rafting trip. We all had a great time. Reasonably... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
cbuggs
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Estes Park, Colorado
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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!
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“colorado river” (72 reviews)
“half day trip” (46 reviews)
“raft guide” (29 reviews)
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161 Virginia Dr, Estes Park, CO 80517-9177
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We added this event to our family activities at a reunion in the YMCA camp at Estes Park (also reviewed) and what a blast we all had! There were 8 adults and four children ages 7-12, and this activity was great for everyone. Two things...More

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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Yours might be our last review of the season, so thank you for making it a good one! Trail Ridge is a beautiful drive isn't it. It sounds like your trip was longer than usual - maybe you saw lots of wildlife along the way....More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

I took my whole family on this white water rafting trip. We all had a great time. Reasonably priced. They always have photographers stationed along the trip so they end up getting lots of photos for you to buy. great family fun

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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you so much for your business! We're glad you had a great time, and wish we knew why you gave us a 4 rating. Please come see us again on your next trip to Estes Park.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Dan ur driver was great, very informative, etc. Trip down the river was beautiful but our guide Ben NEVER SHUT UP! To be honest it was hard to relax and enjoy trip with constant awful jokes about handicapped people, Helen Keller, etc. Wy couldn't we...More

1  Thank Gary B
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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thanks for your comments Gary. We're glad you enjoyed your drive with Dan. Ben isn't our most senior guide - we have a guide who started with us 18 years ago. But we're glad to say he has been with us for several seasons and...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We had a great time on the river with Ben as our guide. We had a fun group and enjoyed the ride, the jokes, and the lunch. We would definitely recommend Rapid Transit Rafting!More

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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2017

Thanks for your comments! We are so glad you had a good time with Ben. He's our main man over there on the Colorado River. Our last trips are this weekend, then WE get to go over there and and enjoy the river and scenery...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Was a little apprehensive about this as I was by myself from the UK and wondered if there would be anyone else of my age group (I'm 57). On pick up at the high school I was immediately relieved to see that it wasn't all...More

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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you for spending some of your time in the USA with us! Too bad you didn't express your concern to us - we could have told you later in the season we get lots of "more mature" visitors from other countries when most of...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

We did the am half day trip to the Cache de Poudre. I'd recommend the am trip as it frequently rains in the pm out here. Our bus driver was friendly and informative and the bus ride was long but we got a treat coming...More

Thank Jennifer S
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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

We are glad your kids enjoyed the trip on our half day river with Kyle! We have been getting rain in Estes Park some afternoons, but the weather is dryer and warmer on the rivers. They haven't gotten much rain at all. The water is...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Myself, my husband and 2 kids (ages 11 and 13) booked a full day rafting on the Colorado River with Rapid Transit Rafting and I'm delighted to say that it was one of the highlights of our trip to Estes Park. Our guide was Jon...More

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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your day with us on the Colorado River! Jon enjoys his time on the river and we're glad his enthusiasm rubbed off on you and your family. We are going to run that river in a couple of weeks...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We went rafting this past Saturday, the 12th of August during our summer vacation in Estes Park. I was a little nervous since we have never gone before, but we had an amazing time! It was my husband and I along with our adult kids,...More

Thank Wanda A
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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

"Definitely one of the highlights of our vacation" - we love to hear that. Thanks for your comments Wanda! We're glad you had a good time with Matt on our full day trip. Aren't the bald eagles awesome? That is such a beautiful trip away...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We did the half day trip. Kyle was our guide. He was awsome and Fun! My husband and another person actually fell out of the raft but Kyle did what he had to do to get them back in the raft. Very experienced! Half day...More

Thank Annie G
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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thanks for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your time on the river with Kyle. We are lucky that he has returned for several seasons, and we guess he's pulled a few back into the boat in that time. Now you can say you did...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We went rafting for the first time. July 31,2017. Booked the full day trip on the Colorado river. Originally booked 5 people to raft but were able to add 2 others when other people cancelled. So glad we were able to add the other people....More

Thank Denise C
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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

We LOVE to hear our trip was the highlight of your vacation! Molly drove for us long ago and has returned to help part time this summer. That's awesome that you got to see a bear - that isn't always the case - but I...More

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gumby5657
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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
29 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
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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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