Full-Day Inflatable Kayak

Colorado Whitewater Kayaking

Satisfy Your Thirst for Adventure

This Full-Day Inflatable Kayak excursion is the perfect way to experience the thrilling nature of Colorado whitewater 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!

What to Expect

Our full-day trips depart at 9 am from our Texas Creek location and covers 14-20 Miles of river, depending on river flow. We will tailor the trip to meet the skill level and desires of everyone in your group. Each trip includes hands on training and instructions from one of our certified guides before we embark on the river. We will also have pictures available, for purchase, after the trip of you and your crew getting soaked in a couple of different rapids. If the river is too chilly, all of our full-day trips include a FREE wetsuit rental.

What about Lunch?

We got you covered! All of our full-day trips include a delicious riverside lunch to be enjoyed by you and your crew.

Trip Details

Ages:
13 - Adult
Skill Level:
Beginner - Advanced
Rapid Rating:
Class II-IV
Check-In Time:
9:00am, Monday - Saturday
Duration:
6-7 Hours
Departs From:
Texas Creek or Royal Gorge Office
Cost:
Adult: $129

What Our Guests Are Saying

“Journey Quest Combo”
Tamara D
Geneva, Illinois
“Journey Quest is the first Christian program I feel I can recommend to others. I felt my kids and I were always in competent hands; even the "dangerous" activities felt safe and professionally managed. Excellent ministry focus throughout! Sincerely appreciated the kind and infection enthusiasm. I'm truly grateful and humbled by the energy and intention I received from each and every Journey Quest associate!”
“Excellent Family Adventure”
Scott W
Via TripAdvisor
“We did a five night group excursion with Journey Quest and had the time of our life. We did three days of rafting, one day of rock climbing and one day of alpine hiking. What a great time. The staff was excellent, helpful and professional. We really appreciated their commitment to safety. For a short rafting trip or a longer group activity, I highly recommend Journey Quest.” Read Full Review
“Unforgettable experience!”
Kyle G
Via TripAdvisor
“From beginning to end, this was an incredible experience! Kody Adcock was my guide for the day, but the entire staff and crew was wonderful! They made me feel so comfortable and we had plenty of laughs along the way...The water was wonderful, the stories were spectacular, and the scenery was amazing! I'd recommend a trip with JourneyQuest to anyone looking for an adventure and ready to get their adrenaline going! Thanks guys!” Read Full Review
“Great Experience for my Family with Young Kids”
RyanDavis21
Vinton, Iowa
“Awesome experience. I have four kids ages 11 through 5 and I wanted to find something that even our 5 year old could do but that would also be exciting for the adults. This was perfect...Our guide, Mark, has young kids of his own so he knew how to give us an experience that was safe but very exciting. We did the 3/4 Day and it was the highlight of our vacation to Colorado. When we come back I will definitely book again with this company.” Read Full Review
“Great Trip, Great People!”
Bret M
Elizabeth, Colorado
“Traveled down the Arkansas with Journey Quest and my daughters. Our guide was friendly and helpful. She even allowed my older daughter to "guide" the boat for a stretch. Will definitely use them again!” Read Full Review

Kayaking with a Purpose

Like all our trips, the purpose is much more than just whitewater kayaking. 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. On this full-day trip, we seek to share the transformational power of the living Gospel with all of our guests using spiritual analogies, personal testimonies, and thought provoking questions. This trip is perfect for your family, friends, or youth group who are looking to grow in a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Our guides look to be an example of what a disciple of Christ looks like by proclaiming the truth of the Bible, showing love towards one another, and praying with you during your trip. Read more about how and why we do this at Why Journey Quest?
Full-Day Inflatable Kayak Arkansas River Map

Full-Day Inflatable Kayak

Your Journey Begins

You day starts on the beach of the Arkansas River where you will receive detailed safety and paddle instructions for your whitewater kayaking adventure. Learn how to paddle, catch eddies, and ferry across the river before hitting the excitement of the exhilarating Class II-III+ rapids. Enjoy the morning as you travel down the river, smashing waves and having fun. After a few hours on the river, enjoy a delicious riverside lunch with your guide and crew. In the afternoon, your adventure continues as you experience the outstanding scenery, majestic wildlife, and ridiculously fun rapids of the Bighorn Sheep Canyon. With the choice of a single or double Ducky, there is a challenge for everyone on this incredible Inflatable Kayak trip.

Is Whitewater Kayaking for You?

Inflatable Kayaks are a fun and safe activity those as young as 13 years old at any skill level. We tailor each of our trips to meet the skill level of everyone in the group, picking a section of river that is perfect for you. Not sure if you have the skills? Inflatable Kayaks are incredibly stable and easy to maneuver, making them a perfect craft for beginners. Our certified guides will give an in-depth safety and paddle lecture before putting the craft on the river. Your guide will also give you instructions along the way to help you improve your skills and allow you to enjoy the excitement of these amazing Inflatable Kayaks!

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