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 Office
Cost:
Adults & Teens (13+): $99

What Our Guests Are Saying

“Such a great time, Journey Quest became an annual event!”
ProfDW
Sasayama-shi, Hyogo, Japan
“Several years ago, my church in Colorado Springs decided to make rafting a summer event. We chose Journey Quest (VFH at that time) and had a blast. We did the half day trip that ends just before the Royal Gorge, and it was perfect for our mixed group. With kids from 13 years old through adventurous grandparents, we wanted something everyone would enjoy; Journey Quest delivered a safe, entertaining, and exciting voyage each time.” Read Full Review
“Fantastic, fun, faith-built company!”
Brian S
Des Moines, Iowa
“We did the full day trip through the Bighorn Sheep Canyon and Royal Gorge on our honeymoon, and absolutely loved it...Nicki, our guide was absolutely amazing... personable, friendly, knowledgeable and in control, and did a great job of making the trip safe and fun for everybody. It was refreshing to be with other believers. You could see the love of Christ in the staff members faces, and they were unashamed of Christ, but definitely not pushy with their faith...We had the ride of our lives, and if we're ever back in that area again, we'll definitely be re-booking with Journey Quest! ” 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
“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
“Awesome Troop Experience!”
Jim W
Mississippi
“We took our troop from Mississippi to Journey Quest in August 2015...This was a totally awesome time. We whitewater rafted, rock climbed, kayaked rapids and summited Commanche Peak. This was an wonder time with life memories for my son and myself. Kirby spent some time as a cook, so the meals were fabulous...he added to right amount of pizzazz to take them over the top...I want to go back.” 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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