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Colorado Outback Adventures

Durango, Colorado White Water Rafting, Jeep Tours, ATV Tours, & Adventures!

Durango, Colorado Jeep & UTV/RZR/ATV Rentals

Palm Springs, California ATV Tours and Rentals


Let us take you on a guided tour of Durango’s backcountry! Go where few others can go with the help of our ATVs RZR/UTVs! You drive your own machine, but follow a guide.

  • Minimum Driving Age: 18
  • 2 Hours

Let us take you on a guided tour of Durango’s backcountry! Go where few others can go with the help of our ATVs or RZR/UTVs! You drive your own machine, but follow a guide.

  • Minimum Driving Age: 18
  • 4 hours

White water rafting trips have it all – scenery, heart-pumping adventure, and safe fun for the whole family. Join us for river rafting in Durango!

  • 3 years and up
  • Rafting
  • 2 - 4.5 hours

Feel the excitement as you paddle through the rapids of Smelter, Sawmill, Santa Rita, and Pinball. Your certified guides ensure your safety and provide historic information while you enjoy the scenery.

  • 12 years & up
  • Kayaking
  • 2.5 - 4.5 hours

Wakesurf, wakeboard, or water ski charters: Sit back and let your guide do the work while you take on the waves at Durango’s Lake Nighthorse.

  • All ages
  • Wakeboarding
  • 2 - 4 hours

Take a ride through the beautiful La Plata Canyon in one of our Jeeps. A Durango Jeep tour you will not forget!

  • All ages
  • Jeep
  • 4 hours

Explore the Durango, Silverton, and Telluride area off-road trails in a four-door Jeep Wrangler. Visit Imogene Pass, the Alpine Loop, and other trails.

  • Minimum Driving Age: 25
  • Jeep
  • 10 hours


Colorado Outback Adventures is the premier tour operator and 4×4 rental service in Durango, Colorado. With over 20 years of experience, we offer the best and safest adventure activities in Durango, Colorado.

Our Colorado activities include Durango white water rafting, Jeep rentals, Jeep tours, ATV tours, ATV/UTV/RZR rentals, boating, and more.

New for winter of 2023, we are offering ATV tours near Palm Springs based out of Glamis North Hot Springs Resort.


If you are planning a trip to Southwest Colorado, we are your one-stop basecamp for fun in the outdoors and Durango tours.

Whether you are looking for a thrilling Durango white water raft trip, a scenic Jeep tour, a top-of-the-line Jeep rental, an adventurous RZR/UTV/ATV rental, a boat charter for wake surfing on Lake Nighthorse, an exhilarating zip line experience, or off-road go-karts for the kids — we offer the best and most safe adventure activities in Durango!

Colorado Outback Adventures LLC is an equal opportunity service provider and employer and operates under special use permit #COL972 from the USDA Forest Service, San Juan National Forest.

Looking for splashy, family fun on one of Southwest Colorado’s warm summer days? No trip to Durango is complete without a white water rafting trip on the Lower Animas River. You will have a blast rafting with the most experienced guides in town.

Let us take you on a guided tour of Durango’s backcountry and go where few others can go with the help of our ATVs, RZR/UTVs! If you are worried about finding your way or are looking for more historical information, join us for a guided ATV RZR/UTV tour. You drive your own machine, but will be following a guide.

Nothing compares to Colorado’s backcountry, and there’s no better way to see it than on one of our Jeep Tours. Sit back and relax as your guide drives you through La Plata Canyon and up Kennebec Pass.

Want to plan your own outback adventure? Our top-of-the-line Jeep rentals give you the freedom to explore Southwest Colorado’s ghost towns and mountain passes. We will provide a map and help you plan the perfect trip.

Go where few others can with our RZR or UTV rentals. Meet us in the parking lot of Purgatory Resort, and we’ll get you set up to hit the trails. The best part? No trailers required.

Our Lake Nighthorse boat charters are better than your average boat rental. We provide a driver who will do all the work while you play!

Your kids will love driving our two-seat mini RZR/UTVs on our off-road go-kart track at Purgatory Resort. Don’t miss this fun family adventure.

Fly through the air on the Durango Zip Line. This exhilarating adventure offers spectacular views of the Colorado mountains and is fast, fun, and completely safe.


Colorado Outback Adventures

The entire staff was friendly and informative. Our guide, Levi, was wonderful. Made it a trip to remember for our 3 & 6 year olds. Highly recommend.

– Elizabeth B., Tripadvisor
Colorado Outback Adventures

We rented two 4 person RZRs and had a blast! Friendly, informative people who work there. Will definitely come back for another adventure.

– Tim R., Tripadvisor
Colorado Outback Adventures

Awesome family trip that will be a memorable highlight of our summer vacation. Staff was awesome and the trip was perfect.

– Roy A., Tripadvisor
Colorado Outback Adventures

We rented two double ATV and followed the designated trails above Purgatory. Very fun! The guys working the desk are fabulous!

– Barbara G., Tripadvisor
Colorado Outback Adventures

We rented an RZR in purgatory, then used them to go rafting in Durango. Great experience with friendly and knowledgeable staff. Thanks guys!

– Lauren R., Tripadvisor
Colorado Outback Adventures

Thank you to our guide Tyler for a great 2 hours. I was nervous to do this and once on the raft felt very safe and prepared.

– Dana D., Tripadvisor