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.
Family Rafting Groups - North Platte River (WY) 3 Day
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 ‘ Northgate Canyon’ in Wyoming, 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 through 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.

FAMILY RATES WILL APPLY FOR YOUR GROUP OF 3 – 6 PERSONS ON 2 | 3 | 4 DAYS ON THE RIVER: Call for more details 800 824-3795

From $360 per person | Activity level: EASY

Family Rafting Groups - North Platte River (WY) 2 Day
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 ‘ Northgate Canyon’ in Wyoming, 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 through 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.

FAMILY RATES WILL APPLY FOR YOUR GROUP OF 3 – 6 PERSONS ON 2 | 3 | 4 DAYS ON THE RIVER: Call for more details 800 824-3795

From $240 per person | Activity level: EASY

white water family adventure
Family Rafting Groups - San Miguel River (CO) 2 Day
Class I – III | 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 San Miguel River winds its way through alpine terrain near Telluride and Trout Lake to a desert confluence with the Dolores River 80 miles north. Sandstone canyons vie with granite passages for nature at its best. Some rare riverbank plant life thrives here and as you work your way toward the Dolores and lower elevations, the flora and fauna will change seemingly around each bend. Class II and III rapids along the Upper San Miguel provide challenging kayaking and rafting. Trips varying in length from 1-5 days can be done on the San Miguel and trips of 6-12 days are available by combining the San Miguel with the Dolores and Colorado Rivers

FAMILY RATES WILL APPLY FOR YOUR GROUP OF 3 – 6 PERSONS ON 2 | 3 | 4 DAYS ON THE RIVER: Call for more details 800 824-3795

From $240 per person | Activity level: EASY

Family Rafting Groups- San Miguel River (CO) 3 Day
Class I – III | 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 San Miguel River winds its way through alpine terrain near Telluride and Trout Lake to a desert confluence with the Dolores River 80 miles north. Sandstone canyons vie with granite passages for nature at its best. Some rare riverbank plant life thrives here and as you work your way toward the Dolores and lower elevations, the flora and fauna will change seemingly around each bend. Class II and III rapids along the Upper San Miguel provide challenging kayaking and rafting. Trips varying in length from 1-5 days can be done on the San Miguel and trips of 6-12 days are available by combining the San Miguel with the Dolores and Colorado Rivers

FAMILY RATES WILL APPLY FOR YOUR GROUP OF 3 – 6 PERSONS ON 2 | 3 | 4 DAYS ON THE RIVER: Call for more details 800 824-3795

From $360 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