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 is one of amazing excitement and serenity all centrally located to our base location. Opportunities are in multitude between rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, trail running, climbing and so much more!

We are proud to have a staff that overwhelmingly returns season after season and is the reason training opportunities with Royal Gorge Rafting are few and far between.  Immediate questions? Call: 719 275 7238

Ideal Candidate

From overall safety to our goal of exceeding guest's expectations, we know that in order to get this right we need to have the best staff we can employ on and off the river.

We are proud to offer 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

We offer accommodations with million dollar views of the Royal Gorge Region - For Free! All we ask is for a mid season deposit of $150 that we hold until the end of your season. Once you clean up your area for the season we will get your deposit back to you. We provide refrigerators at our boat house and outdoor patio & kitchen area for guides to use for meal prep and relaxation. We simply ask expect that all facilities are kept respectfully clean.

Employee Perks

The Perks! We have both White Water Rafting & Incredible Zipline courses onsite which you will have access too as well as a strong team of kayakers and guides that value sharing time outdoors. The Royal Gorge Region is an outdoor paradise with all the available activities within close distance. Rafting, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Climbing, Mountaineering and more!

Getting Here and Getting Around

You can get here by plane train or automobile, bike hike or skateboard. Once here, getting around is pretty straight forward. Call for more info: 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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