Durango Family-Friendly 2-Hour Rafting Trip

Rafting the Animas River is consistently rated as one of the highlights of visitors vacationing in Durango, Colorado.  Enjoy a safe and fun Animas River raft trip in the company of a professional guide. The family-friendly Class I, II & III rapids are enough action to engage novices without being intimidating. Kid-tested and mom-approved since 1981.

per adult from




2 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Free parking
    • Raft equipment: life jackets, helmets (optional)
    • Transportation to and from the river
    • Professionally certified white water guide
    What's excluded :
    • Thermal gear available for rent at time of trip
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

  • The Quarter Day Raft Trip is for those with time constraints or just aren’t sure if they or their children will enjoy rafting. You will! Family-friendly raft trips on the Animas River through downtown Durango will be the highlight of your family vacation. The pride of Mountain Waters Rafting is our staff. The trip specialists in the office, the guides on the river, and the drivers getting you safely there and back. These great folks shape the experience you have and we believe they are the very best! They will show you a great time on the water and inform you all about Durango and the surrounding area. Whether it’s the thrill of spring run-off or a lazy summer float, every member of the family will enjoy the scenic beauty of “El Rio de las Animas Perdidas,” the “River of Lost Souls”.

    Stop At:

    • Animas River, Schneider Park, Durango, CO 81301
    • Animas River Trail, 3rd St & Durango Mall, Durango, CO
    • Santa Rita Park, 149 S Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO 81303-3413
    • Historic Downtown Durango, 850 1/2 Main Ave Suite 2, Durango, CO 81301-5434
  • Departure Point :
    303 W College Dr, Durango, CO 81301, USA
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 4 years
    • Children under 11 must weigh at least 30 pounds
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Mountain Waters Rafting & Adventure Company LLC

Activity ID: V-15357P7

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