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Southwest Raft & Jeep

1430 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5141
+1 970-259-8313
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Keenan was awesome!

We had had been planning our trip to Durango for a couple of weeks. We knew we needed to try... read more

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Q5217KMpatsy
Lots of family fun and a very friendly staff.

Our family had a great time with southwest raft & jeep. Staff was very friendly and raft guide was... read more

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We are a veteran owned, family friendly adventure company located in beautiful Durango, Colorado! We offer the best RAFTING and KAYAKING trips on the Animas River. We use smaller rafts with less customers which provides you with a faster, more exciting ride and a more personalized trip with your guide. We use paddle rigs for our rafting trips which allows you to be more involved and experience the fun of maneuvering the raft and pushing through the rapids. Our 4 HOUR RAFTING TRIP is very popular and includes a full lunch in the price! We also offer a RAFTING and ZIPLINE PACKAGE at a great discount. This package is one of our most popular activities. You can have an all day adventure including a 4 hour Raft Trip, a Full Lunch, and a 2 hour Zipline Tour all included in the price. In addition to our guided trips, we offer several water rentals to enjoy on your own: INFLATABLE KAYAKS, STAND-UP PADDLE BOARDS, and RIVER TUBES. If you want to get out and explore the beautiful outdoors, rent one of our JEEP WRANGLERS or LAND ROVERS. There are over 500 jeep trails to explore ghost towns and old mining camps while enjoying panoramic views.
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“hour trip” (11 reviews)
“flash drive” (3 reviews)
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1430 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5141
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+1 970-259-8313
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Reviewed yesterday

We had had been planning our trip to Durango for a couple of weeks. We knew we needed to try rafting so I reviewed each company offering the services. We went with Southwest for their reviews, also because of the services offered and the lunch...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Our family had a great time with southwest raft & jeep. Staff was very friendly and raft guide was very experienced and helpful in guiding us down stream!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We really enjoyed our first rafting experience with Southwest. The guides were great and really entertaining. Definitely book with this company!More

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Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are excited to hear that we were a part of your first rafting trip. We love the outdoors, adventure and family time and always love to hear about others experiencing rafting for the first time. So glad you chose us and enjoyed your experience...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing family experience. Our guide John was awesome. Everyone we met from the owners, to the bus driver and helpers were all wonderful and super friendly. Lunch at Serious Texas BBQ was a perfect fit to the trip. We will do this again!

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Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So glad to hear that everyone you met and interacted with were friendly and were a part of making your trip a positive experience. We look forward to seeing you again next time around.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect combination of fun and professional. Our guide John was fantastic, the driver was so warm and friendly. When I "involuntarily entered the water"(haha) he was on it and I was back in and working in a split second! I thought he did a great...More

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Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We appreciate your review and that you took the time to point out the details you experienced during your trip. So glad to hear that you had a great experience that you consider us "the guys to book with" and that you "wouldn't use anyone...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place! Raft instructor super hot! Had a good time rafting highly recommended to go and raft with them.

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Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We appreciate your comments about us being a "Great Place." Thanks for the recommendation to others.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time and would love to come back and do it again! Our guide was great and took us for a BBQ lunch.More

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Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We would love to have you come back and join us again. Our river is ever changing throughout the year. So early season, Mid May to Mid June, is the adventurous season and July through August is our more family friendly mild season and also...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quasi was our guide and he did great! He was knowledgeable and great with the kids! We had a blast!!

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Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the compliments about your guide Quazzy. We are happy to hear you had a great experience with him and that you had a blast with the kids! We appreciate your review and taking the time to write about your experience.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I took the 4 hour trip and it was a blast! The meal was at Serious Texas BBQ which was fantastic and not too heavy for the rest of the river trip. Our guide was knew the river and was able to...More

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Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad to hear that you had "so much fun!" Thank you for taking the time to let everyone know about the great BBQ for lunch and how your guide navigated your route to hit all the fun exciting parts of the beautiful Animas River.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time. Our Guide Keenan was awesome. He is a very down to earth, all around cool person. He taught us a lot about rafting and gave us some great tips. I will definitely come back here when I'm back in Durango.

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Troy M, Owner at Southwest Raft & Jeep, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great to hear that you thought Keenan was "awesome" and that you had fun and learned something along the way. We would love to have you join us again when you return to Durango.

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Janette F
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Response from Troy M | Property representative |
The rafting season generally runs from the beginning of May to mid August. You can still raft in late August and early September, but this is usually when we have lower water levels. The water levels vary during the... More
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