Colorado's 1st Licensed Whitewater Outfitter; Bill Dvorak’s Expeditions Est. 1969; has been traveling on wilderness, protected rivers for over 43 years. We know it’s the best way to reach the magic of the natural world and perhaps each of our souls. Having shared the “River Magic” with over 140,000 guests we have learned that if we take care of each of you, you will in turn take care of us by returning year after year.
Our adventures on 9 different rivers and more than 29 canyons in these southwestern states will offer you choices in destinations from desert rivers to high adrenaline whitewater or a float trip. In addition to boating you can choose a range of activities that include a mix of bike, hike, fly-fish, rock climb, four wheel drive tour, horse back ride and of course rafting. We have expeditions fit for youngsters to grandparents and everyone in-between. You can sleep under the stars or in a five star ‘bed and breakfast’. You can choose your travel companions, travel solo, charter a group trip or let us put a package together for friends, families or colleagues.
Dvorak’s trips have a least two things in common: We believe in the sanctity of our planet and our responsibility to protect it. So which ever adventure you choose with us, we are careful and conscious of how we will share this journey with our guests and we will educate along the way. And…. All of our expeditions will be to the best of our experience and ability as well as unforgettable “River Magic”.
Your expedition with us always begins with your choice and we ask that you concentrate on the fun. We will pump the boats, plan the day, provide the gear, cook the meals, keep track of everyone. We will pay attention to all the details you deserve and make this adventure seem like your personal charter. You are not just a customer we want you as our friend and member of the life long crew. We now share relationships with the children of many of our past guests, some have become part of our guide staff. We'll send you an itinerary and make the initial meeting as easy as possible, then you can turn over the worries to us and just enjoy!
Age range, type of group
Age mimimums vary from 5 years (45 pounds weight) on certain rivers to unlimited age restrictions. No pets. Maximum space on the restricted passenger totals for certain rivers; these vary from 10 to 25 total persons. The Colorado and Arkansas Rivers are not restricted except by space availability with company.
Sleeping and meals
Lunch is provided on all full day trips and all meals on multi day adventures starting with lunch through lunch. Wilderness camping and campfires with our staff/guides taking care of the cooking so you can enjoy your adventure. Multi sport trips may include lodging (bed and breakfast) cabins or accommodation requested.
Some age restrictions will apply on whitewater class levels above class III. No pets are allowed. Alcohol in not allowed on any 1 day trips. Complimentary wine is provided on 2 or more night trips. Personal beverages accepted for consumption at camp on multi day trips.
Rates & Availability
Rates vary from $55 youth (12 and under) to $2600 Exclusive and specialty trips. One half to 8 day trips available on 9 different rivers. Government use fees and National Park fees not included. Additional costs include various equipment rentals. Guide gratuity not included.
Our Guides! We have professional, playful and ever mindful guides; some that have been with us for more then 25 years, some are career professionals others born into it. They are entertainers, historians, gellogists, chefs, medics, musicians, photographers, teachers, and one of our most important parts to the team Dvorak.
Multi-Sport Combinations: Colorado Best Whitewater! Rafting, Float Fly-Fishing, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Four Wheel Drive tours, Bed & Breakfasts, Hot Springs, Hiking, 14,000 ft Peak climbing, Horseback riding, Custom Fly-Fishing (Trout) expeditions. Group organized trips; excellent options for weddings, reunions, youth orgaizations, scout groups, schools and corporate incentive packages.
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Group discounts 6-9=%5, 10-19=10% 20-29=15% 30+ 20% and additional incentives for larger groups. Net rates for travel agency or tour operators. Call for custom expedition rates. Earn rafting $$$Dollars for referrals. GIFT CERTIFICATES AND SEASON RAFTING PASSES AVAILABLE FOR SUMMER REPEATS!