Inflatable Kayak Trips

Guided Whitewater Kayaking Adventures

Wet | Wild | Ridiculously Fun

Inflatable Kayaking, or Duckying, is one of the most exciting and adventurous activities to do on the Arkansas River. Our guided whitewater kayaking trips take you down the Bighorn Sheep Canyon in an up-close and personal way. Take control of your inflatable kayak as your guide leads you through the incredible whitewater rapids of the Arkansas River. This is your next level of adventure for Colorado Rafting!

Find Your Perfect Trip

Our Full-Day and Half-Day Inflatable Kayak trips are perfect for beginner to intermediate kayakers as young as 13 years old. We will tailor the trip to meet the skill level of everyone in your group and all participants should be strong swimmer. All of our full-day trips include a delicious riverside lunch and free wetsuit rentals. Each trip includes hands on training and instructions from one of our certified guides before we embark on the river.

Half-Day Inflatable Kayak

Take control of your craft on this unforgettable Half-Day Inflatable Kayak excursion. This is a perfect introduction to kayaking and gives you a quick taste of fun and adventure while experiencing God's beautiful creation. You will certainly discover your wild side as you paddle through exciting Class II-III+ rapids in on this thrilling white water kayaking adventure. So grab your family, friends, and colleagues and come join us on your next Inflatable Kayak Trip! Learn More…
Ages:
13-Adult
Skill Level:
Beginner - Advanced
Duration:
2-3 Hours
Departs From:
Texas Creek or Royal Gorge Office
Cost:
Adults (13+): $72

Full-Day Inflatable Kayak

This Full-Day Inflatable Kayak excursion is the perfect way to experience the thrilling nature of Colorado white water kayaking. Spend the entire day paddling through exciting Class II-III+ rapids while enjoying the beauty of God's creation. Satisfy your thirst for adventure as you take in the beauty of the canyon and view the majestic wildlife while getting soaked by all the Arkansas River. You next adventure starts here on this amazing Inflatable Kayak Trip! Learn More…
Ages:
13-Adult
Skill Level:
Beginner - Advanced
Duration:
6-7 Hours
Departs From:
Texas Creek or Royal Gorge Office
Cost:
Adults & Teens (13+): $109

Kayaking with a Purpose

As a Christ-centered Wilderness Ministry, Journey Quest strives to have a greater purpose behind all of our trips than just having fun. Our Inflatable Kayak trips are perfect for your family, friends, or youth group who are looking to grow in a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Our guides seek opportunities to use even a couple hours together on the river to share about the love and grace that is found in Jesus Christ. Whether you’re already a Christ-follower or if you’ve never come to know Him, we would love to share what He’s done in our lives and encourage you to take the next step in faith – whether that be increasing in love for Him or beginning a lifelong relationship with Jesus. Read more about how and why we do this at Why Journey Quest?

What Our Guests Are Saying

“Pleasant surprise”
Bob K
Sanger, Texas
“We floated the Gorge with Journey Quest before we attended a John Eldridge bootcamp...Everyone knew immediately God put us with them as the float adventure tied in with the spiritual bootcamp perfectly. Everyone felt like John was talking to our group at the bootcamp. We had a great time with both adventures and look forward to doing it again next year.” Read Full Review
“Great Fun, Inspiring people, memories for life!!”
KevnDanata
Cotopaxi, Colorado
“It was the most amazing time we have had in a looong time! From the beginning when Mark gave the safety meeting I knew we were in good (Gods) hands! We then met our guide for the trip, Ryan is an amazing young man, and an inspiration to anyone who is lucky enough to meet him! ...There are tons of Rafting companies on the Arkansas River, but we will be back and recommending Journey Quest every time... ” Read Full Review
“Amazing Family Adventure”
teamschwalm6
Kansas City, Missouri
“We'd been waiting to raft until our youngest could go with us. Journey Quest provided a wonderful family rafting experience for us all. We had Mark with us and our group of six, four being our kids ages 8-12. He was great throughout and being a father himself, answered all the kids' questions without a problem. It was fast-paced for the adults, but tame enough for the kids. Very experienced and professional group of guides.” Read Full Review
“Excellent Experience – Highly Recommend”
Cococanuck14
Hoschton, Georgia
“Our party represented a wide range of ages (50-something to age 8) and rafting ability (first-timer to very experienced), yet management and our personal guide, Denise, worked with us to find a half-day trip that would please everyone. The scenery was lovely, and the trip delivered just the right amount of thrills for our group...We appreciated the fact that the trip began with a prayer for safety and ended with prayer of thanksgiving for a safe journey. Look forward to traveling with Journey Quest again.” Read Full Review
“Everything about this company was amazing!”
Alexandra Meiris
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“Everything about this company was amazing! Staff was great, very friendly, knowledgeable, and i felt 100% safe climbing into a raft with anyone of their members. I felt very blessed to have gone. I would recommend this company to anyone and will defiantly be booking another trip! ” Read Full Review
Inflatable Kayak Trips

Whitewater Kayaking

Inflatable Kayaks

Inflatable Kayaks, also known as Duckies, are an open-top kayak that are more stable than your traditional hard-shell kayak. These easy to maneuver crafts are perfect for beginner to advanced paddlers who want to try something new and exciting. These Inflatable Kayaks are designed to hold one to two paddlers and get you right down in the action of the rapids. Because of their low profile, even the small waves on the Arkansas River seem large, leaving you soaked after every hit. These kayaks are fun and exciting way to experience what Colorado whitewater kayaking is all about!

Kayak the Arkansas River

The variety of whitewater on the Arkansas River makes the Bighorn Sheep Canyon a perfect location for Inflatable Kayaks. With several sections of river to choose from, there is perfect whitewater kayaking for every skill level. Because of this variety, our Inflatable Kayak trips can be tailored to suite the specific skill level and desires of your group. As a beginner, be prepared to face continuous class II rapids that will leave you soaked by the end of the trip. If you’re looking for a little more adrenaline-pumping excitement, we can take experienced kayakers down a more advanced section of river, facing wet and wild Class III rapids.

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