Raft: Clear Creek Beginner (1/2 day)Call to Book Sold Out
For younger people, families, and inexperienced paddlers, this section of Clear Creek serves up more than ten exciting and fun rapids as the perfect introduction to whitewater rafting!
**Note: All trips must be booked 3 days prior to trip date. Requested trip dates are not guaranteed until approved by our staff. **Available dates depend on river levels, generally running May 20 – August
This is a great beginner introduction to Colorado whitewater rafting trips close to Denver and Boulder. For younger people, families, and inexperienced paddlers, this section of Clear Creek serves up more than ten exciting and fun rapids as the perfect introduction to whitewater rafting! This section of the creek offers a fantastic whitewater rafting experience, including 11 rapids, and nearby sights including historic gold mining ruins and waterwheels. The minimum age for participants is seven years old. You can expect the tour to last approximately two and a half hours.
Rafting on the Clear Creek River begins in late May.
Price: $95 per person
Note: All inclusive: trip, wetsuit, booties, PFD/helmet, trip photo CD.
Itinerary: After arriving at the rafting area you will be issued your wetsuit, helmet and personal flotation device. Once changed and ready to raft, you will meet your guide and get safety instructions and prepare for the ride of your life! The minimum age for rafters is seven years old. You can expect to spend two and half to three hours on this beginner whitewater rafting tour.
Included in our rates: The services of a professional rafting guide; rafting trip; wetsuit, booties, and personal flotation device. On Clear Creek trips, a photo CD is also included.
Not included in our rates: Gratuity for your guides; snacks or water, which you will need to bring along with you.
Price Notes: For safety, Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides includes a wetsuit and booties in our price. We firmly believe in your overall safety and comfort so, while some companies include wetsuits, booties, gloves and splash-jackets as add-on options, we include them in our price. The wetsuit and the booties help to protect you from the icy cold mountain waters of Clear Creek Canyon and thus are included in our price. We also believe it would be a shame not to capture memories of your Colorado Whitewater Rafting adventure, so we also include a photo CD to remember your incredible day. Please note that when the river runs at the highest level the minimum age will be increased as needed for safety.
Special Notes: For those wanting great whitewater rafting trips near Denver and Boulder, this is a great option.
Difficulty Description: Class II – III rapids and whitewater. CLASS II – Easy rapids with predictable waves, clear passages, and wide channels; some maneuvering is required. CLASS III – Moderately difficult rapids with irregular waves and some complex maneuvering required to avoid obstacles. During high water and high run off years, there might be 1-2 class 4 rapids.
What to Bring: Sent with trip confirmation.