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Address: 161 Virginia Dr, Estes Park, CO 80517-9177
Phone Number: +1 800-367-8523
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We have been offering family whitewater raft trips with transportation from...

We have been offering family whitewater raft trips with transportation from Estes Park for 30 years. We are the ONLY company that will let you sit back and relax while WE DRIVE you to the river.We have morning and afternoon half day rapids trips on the Cache La Poudre, and full day more relaxed trips on the Colorado River.Bring the whole family! We can take kids as young as 7 if they also weigh at least 50 pounds. You've never been rafting? You are our specialty. Give us a chance to get you wet! Join the others who say our trip was the highlight of their Estes Park vacation.Call us now!

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Amazing Scenery

We did the full day Colorado River trip. Our driver Dan did a great job on the 2 1/2 hour driver pointing out amazing scenery through RMNP and beyond. Ben was our river guide... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 August 2016
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We did the full day Colorado River trip. Our driver Dan did a great job on the 2 1/2 hour driver pointing out amazing scenery through RMNP and beyond. Ben was our river guide. Safety was on top of the list followed by FUN. He shared history of the area and took time to point out amazing views. We also... More 

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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments about Dan and Ben. Dan just started driving for us this season. He grew up in this area and knows a lot about Rocky Mountain National Park. He's considering guiding for us next season and we hope he does. Ben has been guiding for us a few seasons now and he has helped us break a... More 

Seminole, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

For my first ever white water rafting adventure, where better to do it than on the Colorado River!! We booked an all day trip with Rapid Transit Rafting, and left the driving to them!! We met very early in the morning to start a beautiful, but long, drive over the continental divide via the Trail Ridge Road. Once at the... More 

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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for such a nice review Billie! We think that Colorado River trip is beautiful too and tell our potential rafters about it every day. Maybe we'll just show them your review from now on and let them decide :) We're glad we got to be part of your first rafting experience. Please come raft with us again. More 

San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Took the trip in late August when water wasn't running very high so rapids were pretty mellow. We did the 1/2 day trip. You do a 3 mile stretch of the river 2 times which was OK. Did one 3 mile stretch, got out of raft, got back in bus, and did it all over again. It was still fun.... More 

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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Lynda! Your review is a pretty accurate description of the half day river this August. We advise the water level is better on the Colorado River later in the season, but some people just don't have the time to do that trip and choose the half day trip. We've taken over 2000 on the Poudre this... More 

Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Although the day started out raining we had a fantastic time. Our guide, Ben was outstanding and so much fun.

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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this review

Short and sweet, so I will be too. Ben's fantastic, the Colorado River is awesome, Thanks for your fantastic review. More 

North Augusta, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Our van driven by Brian transported us across the Rocky Mountain National Park on Trail Ridge Road early in the morning and we arrived about 2 1/1 hours later at the spot on the Upper Colorado River, where rafting began. Team leader Ben addressed all participants and became our rafting guide for the trip. We spend about 5 hours floating,... More 

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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this review

We're so glad you had a good time with Ben and Brian. The Colorado River is such a wonderful experience. We are headed over there in a couple of weeks to float and to shut down our river operation. Floating at the end of the season is such a great way to end it. We set a new record for... More 

iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We took this trip on a Saturday with our two teenage kids. It is a 90 minute bus ride each way and about 2 hours of rafting. Our guide was Johann; he was very knowledgeable and confident - we felt perfectly safe with him. It is a little intimidating and daunting at first but we had a great time. I... More 

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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this review

Thank for your review Marknfam! I see most of your ratings are 3s and 4s so I feel a little better about our 4 rating from you. We're glad you had a good time with Johann - we want you to feel safe. We recommend you book your trip online a couple of weeks before you get here. All of... More 

Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Everyone at Rapid Transit had a great attitude and made the rafting trip a blast. Our guide was Jason and he was awesome!

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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this review

Jason is awesome - we couldn't agree more. Thanks for your comments Abby - we're glad you had a blast. More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Our rafting trip was almost a week ago and we're still talking about how great our guide Anna was. It was an incredible experience, and Anna made it even better. She eased the nervousness of the two kids on the boat and just made sure everyone had a great time. She is so relaxed an enjoyable that you hope to... More 

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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments about Anna. She is just plain fun and we're glad your kids felt better with her in command. You must have been on one of her last trips as she's back in school now. We are hoping you and Anna will both return next season. Thanks for your review. More 

Trophy Club, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This was a blast. Brian was our guide and he kept it fun. We had two kids with us (11&12) it started off cold and rainy but we hit sunshine about 30 minutes in. The kids were nervous to start even a bit scared, but we encouraged them and along with Brian we had them sitting on the front of... More 

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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! Two unusual things happened on your trip. "Puking" usually isn't part of the fun on this trip. If someone mentions they might get carsick, everyone is happy to scatter to the rear of the van so you can sit in front. And it's unusual to have rain in the morning - maybe a couple of times... More 

Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I'm not a big fan of water. Other than the required safety briefing, the guide put my mind at ease. We had a wonderful rafting experience. We had to occasionally paddle,but not enough to even. Work up a sweat. I would highly recommend this as a activity!

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RapidTransitRafting, Owner at Rapid Transit Rafting, responded to this review

You don't like water, and we surround you with it? I guess this is a pretty good commentary from youi! We're glad you had a good time. The safety talk warns you about all the things that COULD happen, and we make it sound like it might happen to you so all will listen instead of talking among themselves. 99%... More 

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