Royal Gorge Rafting & Zip Line Tours

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Now Hiring New and Experienced guides for both rafting & zipline tours. Join Colorado's #1 destination for rafting & zip line tours - One Location - 100% Fun!

Royal Gorge Rafting & Zip Line Tours began running river trips in 2004 and since that time we have become the most popular choice for rafting the Royal Gorge and Colorado's #1 destination for zip line tours. With that, we always keep our focus on quality over quantity and making sure our guests remain our #1 priority in everything we do.

We're located in the upper Arkansas River Basin “An Outdoor Paradise in Central Colorado” Geographically considered a high desert. Offering kayaking, rafting, mountain biking, hiking, fishing and much much more.

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About Royal Gorge Rafting & Zip Line Tours

Working with Royal Gorge Rafting & Zip Line Tours certifies you to be the leader of our remarkable outdoor experiences. A guide will help shape new attitudes and outlooks while sharing access to unforgettable adventures. This job is both an exciting and reflective experience. Our goal is oriented towards seamless and memorable experiences for our guests, which creates an easy-going atmosphere and, overall, a fun and positive workplace. 

The Employee Experience

The Arkansas River in Colorado offers both amazing excitement and serenity, all centrally located to our base. 🏞 Opportunities abound, including rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, trail running, climbing, and much more! 🚣‍♂️🚵‍♀️🏃‍♂️ (see perks section)

We take pride in having a staff that overwhelmingly returns season after season, which is why training opportunities with Royal Gorge Rafting are few and far between. Immediate questions? Call: 719-275-7238. 📞

Ideal Candidate

From ensuring overall safety to our goal of exceeding guests' expectations, we know that to get this right, we need to have the best staff both on and off the river. 🌊

We take pride in offering professional guide training for new guides. We treat your experience in our guide training program with great detail and care as you literally become a part of our company. 🚣‍♂️

Experienced guides with at least 4 seasons of experience on Class II-V whitewater are needed for the Royal Gorge Section. You will need to maintain a high fitness level to work outdoors through diverse weather and challenging scenarios, as well as possess current First Aid and CPR certifications. 💪🏞️

Room and Board

Accommodations (if needed are as follows):

  • Spectacular Accommodations: Enjoy free lodging with breathtaking million-dollar views of the Royal Gorge Region.
  • Affordable Deposit: A mid-season deposit of $150 is required, held until the end of your season, ensuring commitment and accountability.
  • Deposit Refund: Upon respectfully cleaning up your designated area at the end of the season, your deposit will be promptly refunded.
  • Convenient Amenities: Access to refrigerators at our boathouse and an outdoor patio & kitchen area for meal preparation and relaxation. We also recommend you bring you own cap stove set up.
  • Expectations: We simply ask for the facilities to be kept respectfully clean, creating a harmonious and enjoyable environment for everyone.

Employee Perks

Experience the Good Life!

Immerse yourself in an array of perks on and off site:

🏞️ Nature's Playground: Nestled in the Royal Gorge Region, our workplace is an outdoor adventure paradise. Adventurous activities are literally moments away—Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, World Class Climbing, Gold Medal Fishing, Mountaineering, Sailing, Golf, Frisbee Golf, Trail Running,  and so much more!

🚣‍♂️ Premier Adventures Onsite: Access Colorado's #1 White Water Rafting and Zip Line courses.

👫 Dynamic Team Dynamics: Join forces with a strong community of kayakers and river guides who share a passion for outdoor camaraderie and value the outdoors, be a part of a team that seeks out challenging and memorable adventures.

Getting Here and Getting Around

You can reach us by plane, train, automobile, bike, hike, or even skateboard or rollerblade if you need to. Once you're here, navigating the area is straightforward. For more information, feel free to give us a call at 719-275-7238

For Fun

There is a ton of activity here. It's bubbling! Hike, bike, climb, raft, ride, photograph, star gaze, dance, attend music festivals, visit cultural attractions and much more. Sky is the limit!

How to Apply

Complete our online application.  If you have specific questions that we haven't answered here on our Profile or on our website, give a call - 719 924 0594 

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