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Address: 1000 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505-1838
Phone Number: +1 505-988-4914

Santa Fe Rafting - Great guides. Great food. Great Big Fun! Santa Fe...

Santa Fe Rafting - Great guides. Great food. Great Big Fun! Santa Fe Rafting Company provides a variety of river trips to suit everyone, from family groups to whitewater enthusiasts. The full and half days trips are perfect whether you are staying in Taos, Santa Fe, Albuquerque or even Colorado. Santa Fe Rafting, providing unforgettable rafting trips since 1987.

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First rafting trip

We had an amazing time. First of all the picked us up from the hotel which was nice since we didn't know where it was. Julian was our guide. He knew what he was doing and we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 July 2016
Lubbock, Texas
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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing time. First of all the picked us up from the hotel which was nice since we didn't know where it was. Julian was our guide. He knew what he was doing and we worked as a team to go along the right path. It was well worth the trip up. We will be doing this again.

Thank mofle52
McLean, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

There were 10 of us, 4 children who repanged in age from 7-15, their parents and grandparents. We were in 2 rafts with excellent guides. There were some class 3 Rapids, and heavy rocks to go over. Everyone except the 7 year old daughter loved the trip. She was afraid and did not enjoy it. Perhaps she's she's just not... More 

Thank Ilona F
Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is REALLY a 5 star review....the rafting experience was great. The drive up...the safety direction....the actual rafting....snacks after...the ride back...all were 5 Star! The ONLY issue we had was with the less-than-pleasant older guy working their "store/office" back in Santa Fe. For those from Santa Fe Rafting reading this, the dude needs an attitude adjustment. I'm guessing this isn't... More 

Thank R M
Tijeras, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We had family visiting us from Pittsburgh and took them on the Racecourse rafting trip. They said it was one of the highlights of their trip. Our guide was Damon and he was fantastic! He also recommended a great place for us to eat afterwards. I would recommend Santa Fe Rafting to anyone wanting a fun rafting trip in Santa... More 

Thank MarcieS_13
El Paso, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We had an amazing time on the Racecourse with Santa Fe River Rafting. Our guide, Julian was excellent and made the experience fun! I would highly recommend Santa Fe River Rafting and ask for Julian as your guide. The scenery was amazing with the Continental Divide along side the river. We will come back soon and tackle the Taos Box.

Thank hwaynes2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

My dad and I did the Racecourse, which is the three hour rafting trip (not including travel, so you get the full three hours on the water) with rapids ranging from levels 1-3, which was perfect for two inexperienced rafters looking for a fun and exciting excursion! The river is about an hour away from Santa Fe, but not to... More 

1 Thank ludge2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This was my first rafting trip, and it was really great! It was super fun and laid back! Our guide, Chris, was really fantastic. He had great jokes and was very knowledgeable about the area. I would love to do something a little more than just a float day, but it was still great! I highly recommend this place!

Thank Debbie M
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

The Santa Fe rafting company is fantastic. We chose the "Box" rafting trip which was an all day rafting trip. The guides were Josh and Nick. They were just awesome. Made us feel right at ease, great stories of the Rio Grande, helped us through all of the rapids.Out trip included lunch along the river which Josh and Nick prepared.... More 

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Wheaton, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

We went on the The Racecourse and it was amazing! We learned so much from our bus driver and our rafting guide Sam was very informative about the area. It was honestly a perfect half day trip. You had to be at the dock at 845AM which you then drive for an 1 hour to the river, you get 2... More 

2 Thank kbocc
Jacksonville, Fl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

We are so happy we booked with this company as had a fabulous time. Damon was our guide and he was superb. Nick and Jake were in the other 2 rafts. They also were excellent, but Damon, the tour leader was exceptional in all aspects. Two things to mention. We were going on to Taos after the rafting so drove... More 

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