two happy women at wine tasting Raft Masters Tours Colorado

Why Choose the Whitewater to Wine PACKAGE?

The Whitewater to Wine is the perfect trip for anyone looking to experience rafting plus some of Colorado's best wines. Choose from a morning half day or full day rafting tour, and then enjoy a private VIP tasting tour at the Holy Cross Abbey. Anyone under 21 is welcome to join your group as they will be served a selection of fruit, juice, and cheeses.

The Run Down

Along with a flight of Colorado’s best wines at the Winery at the Holy Cross Abbey, guests will receive a variety of fruits and cheeses to cleanse your palette. The wine tasting experience will be guided by one of the Abbey’s wine connoisseurs. This exclusive Raft Masters affair is for groups of two or more. Children and adults under 21 years of age can enjoy a selection of juice, fruits and cheeses. Guests must arrive before 4:00 PM.

The Details

Availability
This trip is available 7 days a week during our regular season (May 19-September 3).

Rafting Options
Choose between the morning trip options of the Family Float for ages 1 and up with class I - II rapids, the Bighorn Sheep Canyon for ages 5 and up (minimum of 50 pounds) with class II - III rapids, or the Royal Gorge for ages 14 and up with class III - V rapids. You may also choose to do a Full Day Bighorn Sheep Canyon for ages 5 and up (minimum of 50 pounds) with class II - III rapids, or the Royal Gorge for ages 14 and up with class III - V rapids.

Check In
Check in is at 8:15 AM for half day morning trips and full day trips. Morning Family Float trips check in at 9:00 AM. Failure to arrive within 15 minutes of your check-in time will result in the cancellation of your trip. Please check in at the Winery before 4:00 PM.

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
Adults must be 21 years of age with valid ID. Children and adults under 21 years of age can enjoy a selection of juice, fruits and cheeses.

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.