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Centennial Canoe Outfitters - Day Tour

Centennial, CO 80161
+1 877-353-1850
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Star gazing trip

Centennial canoe guides were great and experienced. The food was surprising plentiful and well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tami E
Gunnison 3-day Family Paddling Games Trip

My 8 year-old son and I loved the trip. Our guides were very patient and helpful, and they were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tracy V
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Since 1985, offering one day to five day guided and outfitted canoe and kayak adventures on nine river sections in CO, UT, WY plus WA and Costa Rica. Paddle through spectular canyons on the Colorado, Gunnison and Dolores rivers near Grand Junction, CO. Hiking is an option on many trips, including the beautiful Dominguez Canyon Wilderness Area. Trips available May-Sept. Theme trips include: family, wine tasting, music, archaeology, bird watching, geology, astronomy, western history, etc.
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Centennial, CO 80161
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Centennial canoe guides were great and experienced. The food was surprising plentiful and well prepared for a camping canoe trip. Easy, navigable portion of the Colorado river lent to a relaxing scenic ride. The star gazing was amazing, saw saturns rings and the Galilean moons...More

Thank Tami E
coloradojlg, Owner at Centennial Canoe Outfitters - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Tami, It sounds like you got a spectacular view of the night sky. Getting away from all the bright lights of the city and into the wilderness allows for a truly unique viewing experience. Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 8 year-old son and I loved the trip. Our guides were very patient and helpful, and they were very well-trained to help out when boats were in trouble. The information packet given before the trip and the packing videos provided helped out a lot....More

Thank Tracy V
coloradojlg, Owner at Centennial Canoe Outfitters - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Tracy V, So glad you got your son out in nature and on a canoe trip. We love seeing kids get away from computers & TVs. I'm glad your experience was delightful & the guides helpful. Good idea about adding the anti-itch cream to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Centennial Canoe Outfitters organize great river trips! Last year we did Colorado River Horsethief and Ruby Canyons with them and this year the Gunnison River trip was just as good. Our trip was run in conjunction with the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and...More

Thank Michael M
coloradojlg, Owner at Centennial Canoe Outfitters - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It is nice to see you on the river year after year! The Denver Museum facilitators offer a wealth of information to guests about the river environments and history and we are glad you could take that away from the trip.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my 6 year old son on the three day Colorado River Trip as an intro to "camping away from the car" (We are working towards a backpacking trip). This trip was great all around! The guides were friendly, enthusiastic, helpful and competent. The...More

Thank Zak R
coloradojlg, Owner at Centennial Canoe Outfitters - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Zak, Thank you for the great review. We are glad that we could help you along the way on your journey to backpacking with your son. Hope to see you on the river again soon!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

I am very impressed with Centennial Canoe Outfitters! I teach at UNC Center for Urban Education in Denver- teaching pre-service teachers! One of my students is going on a trip now and Julia worked with us with a schedule change and really helped to make...More

Thank jessicafeld7117
coloradojlg, Owner at Centennial Canoe Outfitters - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Jessica! We are equally passionate about getting future teachers out on the river and are glad that we could make this happen.

Reviewed 22 June 2017

We met a little south of Craig, Colorado at 7:00 Saturday morning. Our guides were already there and had a large carafe of coffee ready and waiting and the canoes unloaded. We shuttled cars to the take out, had a safety talk, instruction on communication...More

Thank DaveGillPhoto
coloradojlg, Owner at Centennial Canoe Outfitters - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hello Dave, We are thrilled you had such an enjoyable experience! There is nothing quite like unplugging for the weekend and soaking in a true nature experience on one of our many rivers. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 31 March 2017

I would say this is a fun trip for the adventurous. The most exceptional part was all of our guides. Professional. fun and knowledgable. Would do again

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coloradojlg, Owner at Centennial Canoe Outfitters - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hi barbaragL763NV, We are thrilled you had an enjoyable experience! Our guides are known for their professionalism, river knowledge, and silly antics! We hope to see you on the river soon!

Reviewed 10 March 2017

Went with my Alma Mater on a 5 day canoe trip down the Gunnison River. Trip was well paced, equipment was well maintained and the rental was reasonably priced, food was delicious, staff was skilled, entertaining and friendly, but the real highlight of the trip...More

Thank Lisa B
coloradojlg, Owner at Centennial Canoe Outfitters - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hi Lisa, Thank you for your response. The Gunnison River is filled with wonderful scenery, and picturesque canyons and rock formations. See you on the river!

Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We rented canoes for a private trip through Centennial. The detailed service we received for put in and take out was spectacular! We had a great day for weather and the advice offered for a safe navigation down the Gunnison made the day memorable. We...More

Thank Travelgurl1956
coloradojlg, Owner at Centennial Canoe Outfitters - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

Hello Travelgurl, So glad that your self-guided canoe trip on the Gunnison River was spectacular and that Centennial Canoe could help with all the details and the gear. Hope to see you back soon. Julia

Reviewed 24 August 2016

The beauty of the canyons was mind boggling. Camping in Dominguez Canyon with dinner served under the shade of the cottonwood tree, outstanding.

Thank Susan B
coloradojlg, Owner at Centennial Canoe Outfitters - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2016

Hello Susan B, So glad that you found the canyons that we paddle through amazing...I have to agree. Julia

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Colleenbyrne1
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We do not offer 1/2 canoe trips as most of our rivers traverse through canyons with no easy exit points for just a few hours on the river. However, we do have a 1 day trip on 8/20 with the Denver Museum with a geology theme... More
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