Half Day Rafting package
May 16 through October 8, 2016
This package is over for the 2016 season but please keep it in mind for the 2017 season!
Ride the train to Silverton, take a bus back to Durango and spend 1/2 day on the Lower Animas River! No experience necessary and great for the whole family!
Relax and enjoy a different view of historic Durango as you bounce through fun-filled rapids like "Smelter," "Sawmill," "Santa Rita" and "Pinball". Your guide will share history of the region and stories of local traditions. This popular river rafting trip through Durango on the Animas River is enjoyed by families, reunions, groups, first timers and rafting veterans alike. No experience is necessary; we provide all you need including safety orientation and instruction. Paddle along with the guide, or sit back and relax as the guide does all the work -your choice!
Begin your day riding the steam train leaving Durango at 8:00am. As soon as you arrive in Silverton at 11:30am, you can board the D&SNGRR bus that will leave Silverton at noon. You can pack your own lunch or, for your convenience, you can order a freshly-made sandwich that will be on board the bus waiting for you. Click here for more information on Boxed Lunch.
You'll meet your Raft Guide in Durango to begin your Raft Trip at 2:00pm. At the Mild to Wild raft company office, you will check in, sign release forms, and get dressed for the river! Wetsuit and wetsuit boot rentals are highly recommended through June. The shuttle will take you to the river for safety orientation and rafting instructions. Hit the river! Tackle "Train Bridge Rapid," "Baby Smelter" and the exciting Class III "Smelter Rapid".
Adult (age 12+) $174.41*
Child (age 4-11) $127.33*
*Includes ALL required train and river fees
Please call 970-247-2733 or 1-888-872-4607 for more information and to book reservations.
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