Half-Day Inflatable Kayak

Colorado Whitewater Kayaking

Discover Your Wild Side

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 whitewater kayaking adventure. So grab your family, friends, and colleagues and come join us on your next Inflatable Kayak Trip!

What to Expect

Our half-day trips depart twice a day from our Texas Creek location and covers 8-10 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. 

Trip Details

Ages:
13-Adult
Skill Level:
Beginner - Advanced
Rapid Rating:
Class II-IV
Check-In Time:
9:00am & 1:00pm
Monday - Saturday
Duration:
2-3 Hours
Departs From:
Texas Creek or Royal Gorge Office
Cost:
Adults (13+): $59

What Our Guests Are Saying

“Full Day Adventure – Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip”
Kfk73
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
“We went on the Full Day Adventure Royal Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip. It was a wonderful trip and I would highly recommend it for those who love whitewater rafting. We went in August so the river was down some, but we still had great rapids and a very enjoyable trip. Our guide did an excellent job. If we lived closer we would go several times a year. The kids thought the whitewater rafting trip was the best activity we did while in Colorado.” Read Full Review
“Get ready to get wet and be amazed!”
WittyFool
Greeley, Colorado
“Our terrific guide showed us the glories of the amazing Royal Gorge, complete with anecdotes and a demand to row (forward 2!). I must admit that I may have missed some of the amazing Gorge because my eyes were shut as I paddled through waves breaking over my head, but I never felt amiss with Denise behind me. If you only see one part of Colorado's amazing beauty, be sure you see it with one of the Journey Quest guides. And don't be afraid to GET WET!!!” 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
“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
“Family fun”
Romerofamily49
Espanola, New Mexico
“Greatest part of trip, was rafting with Journey Quest. Professional, friendly well knowledged and likable are what made this guide group make our trip the best it could be. Thank You from the ROMEROS. ” 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 half-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?

Half-Day Inflatable Kayak Arkansas River Map

Half-Day Inflatable Kayak

Your Journey Begins

Join your fellow kayakers on the beach of the 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. As you travel down the Arkansas River, you guides will give you tips, tricks, and information along the way to improve your technique as they guide you through all the incredibly fun rapids. The Bighorn Sheep Canyon boats outstanding scenery, majestic wildlife, and lots of exciting and tame sections of river. Pick a single ducky to paddle alone, or grab a buddy and conquer the challenge of a double-ducky on this wild and fun 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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