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Dvorak Raft Kayak & Fishing Expeditions

17921 US Hwy 285, Nathrop, CO 81236-9701
+1 719-539-6851
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Fly fishing and White Water Rafting

I am a fly fishing beginner. Bill spent the whole day with me and never became frustrated. Wade... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
jerrold m
via mobile
Great time rafting!

Our guide Will did a great job with our trip! We had a successful rafting trip! The scenery was... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Kimberly_Taylor2014
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Dvorak Expeditions is Colorado's 1st Licensed Outfitter established in 1969. DVK offers 1/2 to 8 day trips on 8 RIVERS to accommodate any family, group or individuals. Paddle & oar rafts, kayaking, stand up paddle boards and more. Professionally trained guides successfully combine high adventure with FUN. Excellent fresh food menus with special request diets available. Camping/rental equipment is available. DVK also has a number of multi-sport trips: raft, fish, bike, hike, zip-line, hot springs, lodging trips.
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“arkansas river” (19 reviews)
“browns canyon” (16 reviews)
“green river” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 06:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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17921 US Hwy 285, Nathrop, CO 81236-9701
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

I am a fly fishing beginner. Bill spent the whole day with me and never became frustrated. Wade fished and float fished. Learned a great deal I'm hooked. Just ordered my own gear will definitely be back to learn more from Bill. Rafted the next...More

Thank jerrold m
Jaci D, Owner at Dvorak Raft Kayak & Fishing Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

It was a pleasure be able to introduce you to the fly fishing experience. We all need a little peace and quite and the opportunity to be outdoors does wonders for all our souls. Thank you and we'll see in 2018! Make sure you pick...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Our guide Will did a great job with our trip! We had a successful rafting trip! The scenery was beautiful and the rafting was fun! Thank you Will and Dvoraks!

Thank Kimberly_Taylor2014
Jaci D, Owner at Dvorak Raft Kayak & Fishing Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

You just can't beat Colorado's mountains and color changing going on as well as a great day of rafting without the crowds! Thank you and we appreciate your kind words. Come see us again soon.

Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had beautiful weather for our 1/2 day trip down the Arkansas River in Browns Canyon! Dane was our guide and we couldn't have asked for a better captain to our "4 hour tour". The river was pretty busy with many other companies floating down...More

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Jaci D, Owner at Dvorak Raft Kayak & Fishing Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

The Arkansas River is just the best playground you could ask for especially when the crowds have gone home for the summer and you do get the river to yourselves! Dane is one of our best and I know he's going to Costa Rica this...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

I haven't been rafting on over 25 years and this was a great experience for us and our 10 year old! It was fun and challenging enough to be exciting and fun and calm enough to be relaxing and an opportunity to enjoy the beauty...More

Thank Micah J
Jaci D, Owner at Dvorak Raft Kayak & Fishing Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. We hope you will join us again on one of our other rivers with your family. We're always looking to entice young people to experience the adventure away from everyday life. Have fun laugh and play together!

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Took our two children ages 8 and 9 years old. None of us had ever rafted before. Dane was our guide - he was fantastic! We did a full day trip (8:30am - 3:30pm), Level II/III. Dane customized our trip based on the fact we...More

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Jaci D, Owner at Dvorak Raft Kayak & Fishing Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

We always take the youngest of our guests into consideration. We want you all to come back for more especially the first time around! Thanks for your kind words and we'll see you next season.

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

From start to finish this company were extremely professional and gave our family an amazing experience. Having spent a huge amount of time planning this part of our USA adventure, I came across this company. I started with a couple of tentative emails and then...More

Thank Paul F
Jaci D, Owner at Dvorak Raft Kayak & Fishing Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

It's always a pleasure to share the river and this beautiful Arkansas River Valley and equally a pleasure to have such great guests. JM has always been a family friendly kind of guide and we'll enjoy sharing more trips in the future. Keep our Kids...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Best trip ever... Guides had the perfect balance of professionalism and fun. The canyon was absolutely beautiful and the food was delicious, too. It really was perfect. I would chose them again.More

Thank MBN1998
Matt D, Owner at Dvorak Raft Kayak & Fishing Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

That's great to hear! Our Gunny guides are some of the hardest working guides around and we appreciate them at every single turn. So glad you had a great trip we hope that you get the chance to get back out and see us again...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

I am reviewing the Classical Music 8 day Trip.I'm glad I went because I met great people and experienced the talented and lovely quartet. I won't forget the memories made. This was not an easy trip for me and it wasn't what I expected. The...More

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Jaci D, Owner at Dvorak Raft Kayak & Fishing Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

As I read through your review I found that it indeed read like ones journal of an experience that was like no other. Taking the wilderness for anything other then day to day would be a mistake as I recall having been on this trip...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

My husband and I chose Dvorak for our first experience at whitewater rafting. We rafted the class III rapids of Browns Canyon on the Arkansas River for a half day. Our rafting guide Owen did a positively fabulous job, and we had a spectacular day...More

Thank Sheila K
Jaci D, Owner at Dvorak Raft Kayak & Fishing Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thanks for your kind words! Owen is one of our best and we hope you'll request him next time you join us for a whitewater trip. He's back to school in Montana for the winter now. Again we appreciate your review and the good time...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was not our first time doing this trip... The beauty of Desolation and Grays canyons riding on a raft or paddling a duckie on the Green River is magical. Add a string quartet playing each morning and night in this beautiful setting, amazing food,...More

Thank Marlayna M
Jaci D, Public Relations Manager at Dvorak Raft Kayak & Fishing Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Spending time in the Green River Wilderness and adding in the sounds of the "New World Symphony" by Dvorak's can only deepen ones appreciation of nature and the experiences that fuel our love of the story that those composers were trying to covey to all...More

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harveyapperson
7 September 2016|
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Response from Jaci D | Property representative |
Dvorak Exp. does offer private and commercial shuttles on the Arkansas River, CO for your vehicles. Price vary and depends on the length of transfer and type of vehicle shuttled. Contact our office at 719 539-6851 to quote... More
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