Gear up and get ready for New Mexico’s favorite half-day Class III whitewater adventure. This exciting 3-hour tour is our most popular half-day trip, and is perfectly suited to families, groups, first-timers, and those of all ages and abilities!
This 2 1/2 to 3 hour tour meets at 8:15 a.m. or 12:15 p.m. each day at the Pilar Yacht Club and Cafe, at the junction of State Highways 68 and 570, 16 miles south of the Taos Plaza, mile marker 28.5 (feel free to view our map). You may meet us at the Pilar Yatch Club, and after which park at the Rio Grande Gorge Visitors Center across the highway. Please hide and lock all up all valuables in your car. At the river, a Personal Floatation Device (lifejacket) will be fitted to you. Instruction in river rafting safety and paddling techniques will be given and then you’re on the river where we’ll navigate Class I to Class III rapids (easy to moderately challenging) with names like: Big Rock, the Narrows, and Souse Hole. We’ll serve refreshments and snacks at the end of the trip and then return you to your vehicle and dry clothes!