RIGS Inflatable Kayak (“Duckie”) Trips are the ideal way to experience the Colorado River kayak adventure.
UPDATE TO 2022 SUMMER RAFTING – Due to Low Water Rafting is Suspended for the 2022 Season.
Inflatable Kayaks are stable and maneuverable, so no prior experience is needed to comfortably control your kayak. Similar to our Raft Trips, personalized paddling & safety instruction is included on every trip, but with your guide nearby to give you pointers, you’ll be ready to run the class II rapids all on your own! Southwest Colorado is an ideal spot for your whole family to explore whitewater Inflatable Kayak trips on your next family river float trip on the Gunnison River or Uncompahgre River. Check out our Adventure Schedule to help you determine which whitewater trip is right for your group.
Enjoy a relaxing 7.5-mile paddle on the Class II waters of the Lower Gunnison River. This section of the river offers fun splashy waves and plenty of fun for the whole family, without the technical skill needed on the bigger...
Take control of your own inflatable kayak on the Uncompahgre River, and enjoy a guided 4.5 mile paddle from the Town of Ridgway to Ridgway Reservoir. (Single person and tandem kayaks are available for this adventure.) Our guides will teach...
Enjoy a guided full day to overnight to multi day river trip, kayaking/SUP/raft, through the impressive sandstone walls of Dominguez Canyon. Soak up the surroundings from your raft and/or command your own kayak or stand up paddle board, while support...
To ensure trip quality and customer satisfaction, RIGS Guide Staff is trained well beyond Colorado minimum qualification standards. Required SRT (Swiftwater Rescue Training) certification assures that you have some of the region’s best trained white water river rafting professionals. Your safety is our top priority!
RIGS Fly Shop is within one hour of Ouray (10 minutes from Ouray!), Telluride and Montrose Colorado. Directions to Fly Shop.
*Most raft gear accessories can be purchased prior to your trip at our retail Rafting Center. All river sections, Gunnison River (Gunnison Gorge / Black Canyon & Escalante Dominguez sections), Uncompahgre River and San Miguel River, are located within one hour of Ridgway Colorado. Directions to RIGS. *All major airlines service Montrose Regional Airport, located 30 minutes from our Fly Shop. To help you plan your trip, we offer some great links to our Preferred Lodging Partners and Regional Information for Ouray, Telluride & Montrose Colorado. See you on the water!
*Inflatable Kayak Trips items can be purchased prior to your trip at our Full-Service Fly Shop.