Family Trips

Family Rafting TripsDvorak Expeditions has been offering family “River Magic” since 1969 through our family trips out on the white water. Bill and Jaci Dvorak, who have raised their own family on these rivers, know how much time and planning it takes for a perfect fit to a family vacation. Your expectations are high and you want your kids to have the time of their lives. You want your experience to be unforgettable and fun so you’re able to appreciate their enthusiasm and delight.

On our family adventures you can count on discovering that there is still the kid in all of us and the family will see the easy-going parent inside of you—you’ll want someone else to take the controls and organize, set up and manage all those details so you can have fun. Take the free time to enjoy the family and activities with custom tailored activities like fishing, stand up paddling, kayaking and more. Be sure to ask how!

DVK believes we offer our guests a unique way of traveling down the river – by boat of course – but we keep our trips smaller more private- party size, excellent chefs to prepare the meals, entertaining staff to sing and dance at the most unique moments and these talented seasoned guides who will qualify our outstanding safety that bring us referrals and return guests of 60% or more. We want you to meet travelers from all over the world and share common interests in nature, wilderness, conservation and we make the promise “River Magic” that your family will carry away lifelong memories that will bring you back again or your children’s children.

DVK’s Family Expeditions Offer You:

  •  Family group discounts based on your family size 3-10 & ‘Kids Go Free’ trips on various rivers from 3-6 days (Reunions are a specialty)
  • Professional, experienced guides who know the needs of children and parents in the wilderness.
  • Healthy prepared meals ‘Dutch Oven Baking’ and fresh meats and vegetables, breads (Special Diet options available)
  • Nine different rivers in five states with trips suitable for kids as young as 4 years (45 pounds).
  • DVK’s staff enjoy the roll of camp ‘Play, Laugh & Learn Director’ to organize games, side canyon hikes and entertainment for all ages.
  • Options: Half day trips to 8 day trips – for first timers with young children to experienced rafting veterans with teenagers or young adults.
CLASSICAL MUSIC RAFTING TRIP - Green River
Ever sit in a concert hall listening to works from Bach, Stravinsky, Mozart, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky or Shostakovich and wish you had some scenery to complement the music?

BOOKING NOW: 8 Days Green River – July 19-26

For over twenty five years, Dvorak Expeditions has successfully provided Classical Music rafting journeys for all ages on both the Dolores River in Colorado and Green River in Utah. This experience is a one of a kind whitewater rafting experience with your own personal Green River classical music trip soundtrack resonating off the canyon walls, amphitheaters, side canyon hollows each day as we make our way down stream to the next wilderness camp. Guaranteed, you have never heard acoustics like this before.When you go on the Green River classical music trip you can leave everyday life behind as you enjoy several days of world-class whitewater rafting in Colorado or fishing. Slumber under the stars and let our professional musicians treat you to concerts throughout the day and evening. Munch on fabulous hors d’oeuvres, a fine selection of wines and gourmet meals from around the globe. After a full day of rafting, enjoy comfortable seat around the camp while your musicians tune for the evening concert and your guides prepare the evening meal or perhaps a short wonder with your guide for a side canyon hike.

We have enhanced our Green River and Dolores River classical music trip with extra days of relaxation to explore more of the ancient surroundings, Anasazi ruins, Fremont Indian artifacts and other historic highlights within the Dolores River (Colorado) and Green River (Utah) environs. We serve the finest gourmet delicacies on this trip, switching cuisines and countries every night from Indian to Italian and Thai to Mexican. Finally, also included on the trip are impromptu reading sessions, open rehearsals and improvised solos on wood flute for those more musically inclined. This is it! THIS is “River Magic”!

Duration: 8 days

From $2,410 per person | Activity level: EASY

Green River
FAMILY RAFTING TRIP GROUP RATE: 3 Day North Platte River
25-35 miles | Class II-IV | 3 days

On our family adventures you can count on discovering that there is still the kid in all of us and the family will see the easy-going parent inside of you—you’ll want someone else to take the controls and organize, set up and manage all those details so you can have fun. Take the free time to enjoy the family and activities with custom tailored activities like fishing, stand up paddling, kayaking and more.

The North Platte is a mountain river running clear and cold, flowing north out of Colorado. Set in a narrow canyon at over 8,000 feet, the scenery is ringed by snow-capped mountain ranges. Northgate Canyon is the start of your trip thru intense Class III-IV rapids like Stovepipe, the Wall in the Narrows and Windy Hole. The trout fishing is excellent and a Wyoming fishing license is needed. Because of its remote “Designated Wilderness” setting, the river corridor offers whitewater, solitude, great floating, play boating, and fishing.

Duration: 3 days

From $345 per person | Activity level: EASY

FAMILY RAFTING TRIP GROUP RATE: 2 Day North Platte River
25-35 miles | Class II-IV | 2 days

On our family adventures you can count on discovering that there is still the kid in all of us and the family will see the easy-going parent inside of you—you’ll want someone else to take the controls and organize, set up and manage all those details so you can have fun. Take the free time to enjoy the family and activities with custom tailored activities like fishing, stand up paddling, kayaking and more.

The North Platte is a mountain river running clear and cold, flowing north out of Colorado. Set in a narrow canyon at over 8,000 feet, the scenery is ringed by snow-capped mountain ranges. Northgate Canyon is the start of your trip thru intense Class III-IV rapids like Stovepipe, the Wall in the Narrows and Windy Hole. The trout fishing is excellent and a Wyoming fishing license is needed. Because of its remote “Designated Wilderness” setting, the river corridor offers whitewater, solitude, great floating, play boating, and fishing.

Duration: 2 days

From $236 per person | Activity level: EASY

FAMILY RAFTING TRIP GROUP RATE: 2 Day San Miguel River
On our family adventures you can count on discovering that there is still the kid in all of us and the family will see the easy-going parent inside of you—you’ll want someone else to take the controls and organize, set up and manage all those details so you can have fun. Take the free time to enjoy the family and activities with custom tailored activities like fishing, stand up paddling, kayaking and more.

Come white water river rafting in Colorado with Dvorak Expeditions down the San Miguel River as it winds its way through alpine terrain near Telluride, Colorado and Trout Lake in the shadows of 14,000 foot Mount Wilson in the San Juan Mountains to a desert confluence with the Dolores River, 80 miles to its north. With 3 Conservancy-protected preserves along its length, the San Miguel River white water rafting hosts scenic sandstone canyons and mysterious granite passages. These canyons create an incredible passage way for those river rafting in Colorado rapids.

Duration: 2 days

From $236 per person | Activity level: EASY

FAMILY RAFTING TRIP GROUP RATE: 3 Day San Miguel River
On our family adventures you can count on discovering that there is still the kid in all of us and the family will see the easy-going parent inside of you—you’ll want someone else to take the controls and organize, set up and manage all those details so you can have fun. Take the free time to enjoy the family and activities with custom tailored activities like fishing, stand up paddling, kayaking and more.

Come white water river rafting in Colorado with Dvorak Expeditions down the San Miguel River as it winds its way through alpine terrain near Telluride, Colorado and Trout Lake in the shadows of 14,000 foot Mount Wilson in the San Juan Mountains to a desert confluence with the Dolores River, 80 miles to its north. With 3 Conservancy-protected preserves along its length, the San Miguel River white water rafting hosts scenic sandstone canyons and mysterious granite passages. These canyons create an incredible passage way for those river rafting in Colorado rapids.

Duration: 3 days

From $253 per person | Activity level: EASY

FAMILY RAFTING PACKAGE: 6 Days Green River Utah Desolation and Gray Canyons
On our family adventures you can count on discovering that there is still the kid in all of us and the family will see the easy-going parent inside of you—you’ll want someone else to take the controls and organize, set up and manage all those details so you can have fun. Take the free time to enjoy the family and activities with custom tailored activities like fishing, stand up paddling, kayaking and more.

Duration: 6 days

From $1,051 per person | Activity level: EASY

Green River Rafting
FAMILY RAFTING PACKAGE: 5 Day Colorado Dolores River
On our family adventures you can count on discovering that there is still the kid in all of us and the family will see the easy-going parent inside of you—you’ll want someone else to take the controls and organize, set up and manage all those details so you can have fun. Take the free time to enjoy the family and activities with custom tailored activities like fishing, stand up paddling, kayaking and more.

Duration: 5 days

From $845 per person | Activity level: EASY

Dolores River Rafting
FAMILY RAFTING PACKAGES: 7 Days Rio Grande Texas / Mexico
On our family adventures you can count on discovering that there is still the kid in all of us and the family will see the easy-going parent inside of you—you’ll want someone else to take the controls and organize, set up and manage all those details so you can have fun. Take the free time to enjoy the family and activities with custom tailored activities like fishing, stand up paddling, kayaking and more.

Duration: 7 days

From $1,048 per person | Activity level: EASY

Rio Grande
FAMILY RAFTING TRIP GROUP RATE: 2 Day Little Gore Canyon
Little Gore Canyon 23-65 miles | Class II ( III during high water) | 2 days

On our family adventures you can count on discovering that there is still the kid in all of us and the family will see the easy-going parent inside of you—you’ll want someone else to take the controls and organize, set up and manage all those details so you can have fun. Take the free time to enjoy the family and activities with custom tailored activities like fishing, stand up paddling, kayaking and more.

The legendary Colorado River, over 1400 miles long, starts just above Little Gore Canyon. This is one of the first boatable sections of the river. Alpine scenery, historic points, hot springs and milder whitewater make this a great family trip and all within an easy drive from Denver

Duration: 2 days

From $236 per person | Activity level: EASY

around a rock Gorge Canyon
FAMILY RAFTING TRIP GROUP RATE: 3 Day Little Gore Canyon
Little Gore Canyon 23-65 miles | Class II ( III during high water) | 3 days

On our family adventures you can count on discovering that there is still the kid in all of us and the family will see the easy-going parent inside of you—you’ll want someone else to take the controls and organize, set up and manage all those details so you can have fun. Take the free time to enjoy the family and activities with custom tailored activities like fishing, stand up paddling, kayaking and more.

The legendary Colorado River, over 1400 miles long, starts just above Little Gore Canyon. This is one of the first boatable sections of the river. Alpine scenery, historic points, hot springs and milder whitewater make this a great family trip and all within an easy drive from Denver

Duration: 3 days

From $345 per person | Activity level: EASY

grey boat in Gorge Canyon
FAMILY RAFTING TRIP GROUP RATE: 4 Day Little Gore Canyon
Little Gore Canyon 23-65 miles | Class II ( III during high water) | 4 days

On our family adventures you can count on discovering that there is still the kid in all of us and the family will see the easy-going parent inside of you—you’ll want someone else to take the controls and organize, set up and manage all those details so you can have fun. Take the free time to enjoy the family and activities with custom tailored activities like fishing, stand up paddling, kayaking and more.

The legendary Colorado River, over 1400 miles long, starts just above Little Gore Canyon. This is one of the first boatable sections of the river. Alpine scenery, historic points, hot springs and milder whitewater make this a great family trip and all within an easy drive from Denver

Duration: 4 days

From $470 per person | Activity level: EASY

grey boat in Gorge Canyon
ARKANSAS RIVER: Browns Canyon 2/Royal Gorge Class II thru IV (3 Day/2 Night)
Duration: 3 days

From $475 per person | Activity level: EASY

Brown's Canyon
North America: 800 824-3795 or Worldwide: 719 539-6851