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Family Rafting Deals

Family Rafting TripsFAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED SINCE 1969

Dvorak Expeditions has been offering family friendly deals “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:

  1.  Family package discount rates based on your family members (grandparents, parents, kids, aunts, uncles) size 3-6 persons on (two / three / four day expeditions.  Colorado, San Miguel, North Platte Rivers. 
  2.  ‘Kids Go Free’ trips on the Green, , Dolores and Rio Grande rivers from 5 /6 / 7 days
    (1 KID GOES FREE WITH EACH GUARDIAN OR PARENT –  12 years AND UNDER QUALIFY (Maximum 2 Free per family). MINIMUM AGE 5 @ 45 Pounds.  Additional costs not included in the FREE portion: Air shuttle from Grand Junction, CO or Green River, UT to the river launch site and sales tax, government use fee (4%) and pilot fee per person.) Camping gear is available to rent. 
  3. Family Reunions are a specialty on our Arkansas River Valley Combinations which give you an entire list of activities to please the whole family.  See Multi Sport packages page

Our well seasoned professional, experienced guides who know the needs of children and parents in the wilderness. They have amazing talents that include preparing healthy meals ‘Dutch Oven Baking’ using fresh meats and vegetables, breads (Special Diet options available).   Dvorak’s runs on 8 different rivers in five states with trips suitable for kids as young as 4 years (45 pounds weight limit). Dvorak staff enjoy their roll of camp ‘Play, Laugh & Learn Director’ to organize games, side canyon hikes and entertainment for all ages.  Your choice options: Half day trips to 8 day trips – for first timers with young children to experienced rafting veterans with teenagers or young adults. Our education course include Stand up paddling, kayaking, raft instruction, teen camps, river rescue courses.  Want to become a river guide we’ve got the course recognized worldwide as one the best in the industry!   Colorado’s 1st licensed Outfitter stands for a lot of experience to share with you and your family. 

Family Rafting Groups - North Platte River (WY) 3 Day
North Platte River – WY
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
Selected Dates:  May 20 or June 3rd, 2016 

From $533 per adult $470 per child| Activity level: Medium

Family Rafting Groups - North Platte River (WY) 2 Day
North Platte River – WY
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 $345 per adult $342 per child| Activity level: Medium
Selected dates:  May 20th or June 3rd, 2016 

Corporate team building retreats on the Colorado rivers
Family Rafting Groups - San Miguel River (CO) 2 Day
San Miguel River – CO
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 $352 per adult $318 per child| Activity level: Medium
Selected dates:  May 21st or May 28th, 2016

Family Rafting Groups- San Miguel River (CO) 3 Day
San Miguel River – CO
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 $539 per adult $476 per child | Activity level: Medium
Selected dates:  May 21st or May 28th, 2016

FAMILY RAFTING PACKAGE: 6 Days Green River Utah Desolation and Gray Canyons
Green River – Desolation & Gray Canyons  UT
89 Miles / Class II-III+
6 Days 5 Nights

This river travels through the famous John Wesley Powell’s historic descent in 1969. Deeper then the Grand Canyon in places and explore those ancient ruins, historic homesteads, and walk the paths of Butch Cassidy and Sundance with enjoy the most family friendly, boating fun you’ll ever find!  Learn to kayak, stand up paddle, raft or just enjoy the ride through this remote wilderness in Utah.
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 canyon hikes, ruins to explore, learning stand up paddling, kayaking and more fun than a barrel of monkeys!

One KID GOES FREE WITH EACH GUARDIAN OR PARENT –  12 years and UNDER QUALIFY (Maximum 2 Free per family). MINIMUM AGE 5 @ 45 Pounds.  Additional costs not included in the FREE portion: Air shuttle from Grand Junction, CO or Green River, UT to the river launch site and sales tax, government use fee (4%) and pilot fee per person.   Camping gear is available to rent. 

6 Days 5 Nights
Selected “Kids Go Free Dates”  May 21-June 11 | Jul 2-30 | *Aug 6-11, 2016
Adult Fare $1090 per person |  Child 5-12 years $956 | Activity level: EASY
*Additional costs: Air flights to the river put in are not included in the fares. Aug 6th date also combines with our Bluegrass Journey and include additional cost to adult & child. Call for details 

Green River Rafting
FAMILY RAFTING PACKAGE: 5 Day Colorado Dolores River
Dolores River – CO  (Canyon to be determined on water levels)
Ponderosa | Slickrock | Hanging Flume | Gateway sections  (10 days for full river) 200 miles
5 Days 4 Nights (97 miles)
Class II-V (depends on section)

The Dolores offers more unbroken miles of wilderness river running than any other river trip in the lower 48 states.  One of America’s best which ranks only with the Grand Canyon on the Colorado or Middle Fork of the Salmon in Idaho.  This is a spring run trip and best for late April to early June only.  Ancient Anasazi ruins and petroglyphs throughout journey.

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.

5 Days 4 Nights 
Selected Dates apply  (May 26-30, 2016)
Adult fare $855 per person  Child Fare $751  | Activity level: Medium

Dolores River Rafting
FAMILY RAFTING PACKAGES: 7 Days Rio Grande Texas / Mexico
Rio Grande – Lower Canyons  TX/Mexico
7 Days 6 Nights  EXCELLENT SPRING BREAK 
Class II-III
80 Miles

Enjoying this wilderness trip in the warm sun of southern Texas on the Mexico border. The river winds through the solitude and silence of deep chasms, rocky flats and desert mountains bordered by the Big Bend National Park.  On these spring trips the desert will come to life with wildflowers, migratory birds, and the river corridor’s remoteness will keep your trip secure from urban access concerns. With more than 40 years Dvorak’s has never had a more beautiful river experience and will continue to share this with our clients for year ahead.

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 cat fishing, stand up paddling, kayaking and more.

7 Days 6 Nights 
Selected Dates apply  (March 19-25, 2016)
Adult fare $1050 per person  Child Fare $ 949  | Activity level: Easy to Medium

Rio Grande
FAMILY RAFTING TRIP GROUP RATE: 2 Day Little Gore Canyon
Colorado River – Little Gore Canyon  CO 
23-65 miles | Class II ( III during high water)
2 day 1 night  EXCELLENT FAMILY 1ST TIME RAFTING ADVENTURE

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.  Child ages from 4-5 (weight limit 45 pounds). 

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

2 Days 1 Nights 
Selected Dates apply  (June 19/July 1/ July 24, 2016)
Adult $348  Child $312 | Activity level:  Easy to Medium

around a rock Gorge Canyon
FAMILY RAFTING TRIP GROUP RATE: 3 Day Little Gore Canyon
Colorado River – Little Gore Canyon
23-70 miles | Class II ( III during high water) |
3 days 2 nights 

This is one of our BEST 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.  This could be a perfect family reunion opportunity to bring everyone together with a river adventure to match everyone’s abilities.

3 Days 2 Nights 
Selected dates for family rates: June 19 / July 1 or July 24, 2016)
Adult $533 Child $470 | Activity level: EASY to Medium

grey boat in Gorge Canyon
FAMILY RAFTING TRIP GROUP RATE: 4 Day Little Gore Canyon
Colorado River – Little Gore Canyon
23-70 miles | Class II ( III during high water) |
4 days 3 nights
This trip will give everyone an extra day to perfect learning to kayak, stand up paddling or enjoy an short day of layover fun on the famous Colorado River.  

This is one of our BEST 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 famous Amtrak runs through this historical canyon along your journey down the river. 

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.  This could be a perfect family reunion opportunity to bring everyone together with a river adventure to match everyone’s abilities.

4 Days 3 Nights 
Selected dates for family rates: June 19 / July 1 or July 24, 2016)
Adult $682 Child $625 | Activity level: EASY to Medium

grey boat in Gorge Canyon
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