Half Day on the Animas

Half Day on the animas

About 4 hours Up to Class III Rapids

Thrills for the Adventurous

The half-day trip is approximately four hours long, just right for the family who needs the other half of the day for sight-seeing or shopping in and around the Durango area. With the half-day trip you find a happy medium with the best of the two-hour trip and the full day trip with the right amount of time on the water. Your trip starts at the north side of Durango and you’ll float south to encounter whitewater ranging from Class II to III with such rapids as Main Street Bridge, Baby Smelter, Smelter, Side Pocket, Corner Pocket, and Saw Mill.

Friends and families of all ages enjoy this trip at all water levels. This is the right trip to see the other side of Durango, the side the locals all love to see. You’ll have the opportunity to swim, treasure hunt, and enjoy wildlife along the river. Includes snacks and drinks.

Stunning Mountain & Wildlife Scenery

Snacks and Drinks Included

Up to Class III Rapids

Return Shuttle

Pricing Chart

Experience the beauty of Southwestern Colorado without the full day commitment. Prices differ per age, but the package remains the same.

Half Day Trip
15 & Under
  • Return Shuttle
  • Basic Training & Safety
  • Snacks and Drinks Provided
Half Day Trip
  • Return Shuttle
  • Basic Training & Safety
  • Snacks and Drinks Provided


For stunning views of the La Plata and San Juan Mountains, this is the trip for you!


The adventure begins at the north end of Durango and continues through the heart of Durango.

Snacks and Drinks

Our guides prepare a delicious snacks for you and plenty of drinks to keep you happy and hydrated!

Return Shuttle

After 4 hours on the river, you will be shuttled back to your vehicle.

For more info about Flexible Flyers Rafting Trips, contact us.

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