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Groups and Custom Trips

Groups and Private Events

Sometimes, the more is in fact the merrier. We’re excited to offer discounts for group rafting experiences for whatever celebration your gathering entails: Bachelor & bachelorette parties, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, youth camps, corporate outings… let the good times roll! You can also book our riverside private event space, the Drift-in Restaurant Bar & Grille, to further add to your event or celebration. There’s no place quite like the river, and we encourage you to consider booking your next memorable event with us.

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What to Know: Booking for a Group Rafting Adventure

The below group rafting discounts will automatically be issued through our online booking system.

  • Groups of 12 to 23 people qualify for a 10% discount.
  • Groups of 12 or more are eligible for a 20% discount when booking a reservation before May 27 for any trip this season. Please call to book.
  • Groups of 24 or more qualify for a 15% discount, and the organizer goes for free.
  • Kids prices are eligible for a 10% discount only.
  • Can’t find what you’re looking for? View our “Custom Tours” section below.
  • With 40+ years of local rafting experience on the Arkansas River and an impeccable record for safety, you can expect an outstanding river adventure!

Group Rafting and Adventure Packages

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Family Reunions

What better place to reconnect with family than out on the river? With whitewater rafting routes spanning beginner to expert level, we have something for everyone. Easier routes will allow for a more relaxing experience where you can find time to rekindle relationships and catch up on life. More advanced routes require dynamic teamwork, the perfect opportunity for strengthening relationships and making lasting memories out on the river. When you raft with us, you can leave all the worries behind and let our guides take the helm.

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Corporate Groups

Recognized as one of the most fun team-building activities around, rafting is a collaborative, yet rejuvenating experience that can improve your team dynamic in the workplace. Consider stepping out of your comfort zone and taking on the challenge of rafting as a team! If you’re looking for a more relaxing experience, consider taking your coworkers on a scenic float—a great opportunity to take in Colorado’s scenic beauty and converse with your peers.

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Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties

There’s no party like a river party! Fully customizable to your group size and ability level, we’re prepared to host your party both on and off the river. With the Drift-In Restaurant and Bar located at the end of our float, it’s the perfect place to celebrate a fun day on the river with your groomsmen and bridesmaids.

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Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Summer Camp

Located in the heart of the Rockies, Salida is the perfect location for Scout Groups and Summer Camp opportunities. Float the river, go ziplining, hike Browns National Monument, and still have time to roast a marshmallow before calling it a night. In addition to rafting, we’re available to book multi-day tours, additional activities, and camping near the Arkansas River. View additional activities below.

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Church Groups and Youth Groups

Our convenient location at the river’s edge allows for a safe yet inspiring space for your church or youth group to recreate, gather, and even camp if desired. Our venue allows for a fully customizable experience fit for all ages and groups. At our headquarters, Church Groups and Youth Groups alike can find an idyllic connection with the great outdoors not too far from home.

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Riverside Weddings and Elopements

Our location on the Arkansas River doubles as the perfect venue for an intimate outdoor Colorado wedding or elopement. Surrounded by rugged mountains, the Browns National Monument, and positioned on the shores of the Arkansas River, we invite you to utilize our spaces to create your dream wedding—float included! Say “I do” and dance the night away on the river’s edge. We’re happy to accommodate ceremonies, receptions, overnight camping groups, and any other creative event combinations to assure the perfect event. Learn more about our venue spaces below.

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Sports Teams

Celebrate with the ultimate team-building experience—a group rafting trip! We invite sports teams to test their teamwork skills and athleticism by rafting some of the most popular and challenging rapids in all of Colorado. If a lighter experience is more your speed, we have a handful of beginner-level routes available as well. Regardless of skill level, you can find it here.

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Shuttles

Getting around can often be the most challenging part of planning a trip. Luckily, we have a fleet of shuttles available to make transporting your group (and cars) less of a hassle. Check out our page below to learn more.

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Custom Group Trips

We’re eager to accommodate your special event or custom rafting trip, regardless of what that entails. When planning your perfect rafting adventure, consider that we have the longest rafting routes in town; a restaurant, bar, and event space on the edge of the river, camping areas, and shuttles available to help piece together the perfect trip or weekend getaway. Fill out the below form to start planning your trip with us today.

Custom Tours and Private
Event Inquiry Form

Looking for an experience more customized? Interested in learning more about our venue or hoping to book a walkthrough? Fill out the form below to get in touch with our amazing team. We’re eager and excited to host your next memorable experience on the Arkansas River!

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