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Why Choose the Family Float Trip?

Raft Masters' Family Float is the safest rafting trip offered in the state of Colorado.  If you are looking for family time on the river, but have young children, this trip is for you.  On the Family Float, you will experience the tranquility of floating down the river and getting in some splashy fun while spending time with your friends and family. Small children love the adventure of rafting down the most rafted river in the United States! Click here to learn more about what makes Raft Masters the safest rafting trip.

The Run Down

Once you’re in the boat and heading down the Arkansas River, you will enjoy scenic views while you float on gentle whitewater that is perfect for families with young children. After about 5 miles on the river, you will load up on the bus and head back to Raft Masters. You’ll have the opportunity to purchase souvenirs for your friends and family and view the photos taken of you and your group on your trip.

The Details

Adults: $49

Children: $39

This trip is available 7 days/week during our regular season (May 22 - September 7).

Check In
Check in is at 9:00 AM for the morning trip and 1:00 PM for the afternoon trip. Failure to arrive more than 15 minutes after your stated check-in time will result in the cancellation of your trip.

Lunch Accommodations
Lunch is not included. However, an all-you-can eat buffet style lunch of hamburgers, hot dogs, fresh fruits and vegetables, chips, and drinks is available for purchase at our very own Eddie Out Café. Please call our office at (719) 275-6645 to add lunch to your trip.

Age Requirements
This trip is available for ages 1 and up. Please call our office if you have questions about this requirement.

What Does Raft Masters Provide?
Raft Masters offers complimentary use of wetsuits, splash jackets, and river shoes. Helmets and life jackets are also required and provided.

What to Bring
Please bring sunglasses, a sunglasses retainer (i.e. Chums), sunscreen, lip balm, towel, and a dry change of clothes for after your trip. These are all available to purchase in our gift shop.

How Many Guests Per Boat?
We typically fit 6-8 people per boat depending on water levels and trip selection.

Special Accommodations
At Raft Masters, we will do everything possible to accommodate the needs of each guest. Please call our office at (719) 275-6645 if you have any questions or concerns.


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Whitewater to Wine
Pair any of our unique Arkansas River whitewater rafting trips with a private VIP tasting tour of the Holy Cross Abbey Winery. For an additional $30/adult or $15/child (20 and under), this add-on is the perfect way to experience rafting plus some of Colorado’s best wines.

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Segway Moto Track
After any morning, afternoon, or full day Arkansas River raft trip, add-on the thrill of riding your segway through the dips and turns of the World’s largest outdoor dirt moto track. There are multiple trip times every day to ensure this experience would fit in to any schedule! Prices start at $25 for 20 minutes.