Current Rates for Our Services

Park Fees to Expect
The Big Bend Ranch State Park and Big Bend National Park have visitor fees. Please review the website for the Park you’ll be visiting. If you have questions, you can call them and tell them what your plans are, and they can explain what fees to expect, and how and when they can be paid.

Big Bend National Park at 432-477-2251
Big Bend Ranch State Park  at 432-424-3327

Schedule Your Guided Trip
Thanks for visiting our website, if you want to plan a trip to the Big Bend and hire us as a guide, please send us the dates you are interested in, how many in your group, where you are staying during your visit, and type of activity. We can also make recommendations on other activities, dining and lodging!

We Accept All Major Credit Cards, Including Amex and Discover.

Current pricing:

All activities require a minimum number of people, solo individuals can pay for price of the minimum, or if possible pay single rate and ride with other scheduled groups. We specialize in adjusting our meetup times and locations to suit your schedule and lodging location; group discounts are available.

Rates do not include gratuity.

See our Private Tours disclaimer

See our Health Conditions Disclosure and Heat Advisory

Weather & Special Situations
See our Special Situations page for details on weather and other last minute changes.

For overnight and longer trips, we can provide you with tents, sleeping bags, and pads for a nominal fee.

Big Bend Ranch State Park Single Day River Trip: Rio Grande
Canoe, Kayak or Rafting day trip: $150 per person, 2 person minimum. Youth 12 and under is $120 per person. Type of watercraft used is dependent on river level, large rafts are only available on higher levels, generally late summer or early fall. Depending on the river it may be in Big Bend National Park or it may be in Big Bend Ranch State Park. Groups of 6 or more, 10% discount.

River Trips in Santa Elena Canyon
Boomerang day trip $160 adults $120 kids 12 and under. Lunch option $15 per person

Overnite trip ( 2 days 1 night) $475 adults $425 kids 12 and under
Meals included ( lunch, dinner, bkfst, lunch)
Subtract $90 if meals are not included.

3 day 2 night trip $650 adults $600 kids 12 and under
Meals included (same as above with 2 dinners and 2 bkfst., 3 lunches)
Subtract $120 if meals are not included.

Groups of 6 or more, 10% discount.

River Trip: Boquillas Canyon 
$900 per person ($850 age 12 and under), includes all meals, shuttles, boats, gear and guide/s. This is a four day, three night trip. We tailor our menu to fit your tastes and diets, for groups of 6 or more we also offer a 10% discount.   See the Boquillas Canyon page for details.

River Trip: Lower Canyons
Canoe, Kayak or Rafting these trips are 7 to 10 days. $1700 per person. See the Lower Canyons Canoe trip page for more info.

Groups of 6 or more, 10% discount.

River Trip: Langtry Reach
6 day, 5 night, 54 mile trip, $1400 per person, two person minimum.  See the Langtry Reach Rio Grande River Trip page.

River Trip: Devils River
Canoe, Kayak or Rafting: $1400 per person, 4 person minimum, this is a 4 day trip and includes meals and watercraft. Youth rate is the same as the adult rate. See the Devils River page for more. No discounts apply. Cancellation Policy: No Refunds on Deposits or Payments. Payment in full is required 7 days prior to trip start date. A 15% gratuity will be added for groups of 6 or more. Deposits or payments on cancellations can be applied to a future trip within 12 months of the original trip date.

Shuttle Rates for Private Boating Trips

1) Boquillas canyon – meet your driver at La Linda/Heath Canyon and drive you back to Rio Grande Village put-in $300

2) Boquillas canyon vehicle drop-off: Pick up your vehicle at Rio Grande Village and leave at La Linda/Heath Canyon $500

3) Santa Elena Canyon – pick up and return to Lajitas put-in, using our vehicle and trailer: $300

4) Santa Elena Canyon -shuttle your vehicle from Lajitas to Santa Elena takeout: $450

5) Lower Canyons – drive and leave your vehicle from La Linda/Heath Canyon to Johns Marina near Dryden: $600

Ojinaga Tours and Surrounding Areas
$150 per person day trip, 2 person minimum.  See our Ojinaga page
Overnight and longer trips are also available.

Jeep tours
$150 per person day trip, 2 person minimum. Youth 12 and under is $120 per person.

Guided Hikes
$150 per person day trip, 2 person minimum. Youth 12 and under is $120 per person. For multi-day trips, we can customize your adventure based on your goals. Contact us for rates on custom trips. Photographers love these multi-day hikes because it allows photography at dawn and the magic hour in places that are unique.

Overnight backpacking trips are $175 per person per day. For a small fee we can provide you with freeze-dried meals, dried fruit, nuts, bars, etc. We also can rent you backpacks, tents, sleeping pads and sleeping bags.

Combo Jeep and Hike
$150 per person day trip, 2 person minimum. Youth 12 and under is $120 per person.

Some locations we jeep/hike to are ancient Native American dwellings with pictographs, slot canyons, old mine ruins.

Bike Rentals
Mountain bike rental is $50/day, 1 day minimum. We have many available. Delivery and Pickup in Lajitas is $150 (multiple bikes), and varies for other locations based on distance and time. See additional fees for bike damage on the Mountain Bike Rental page.

Guided Bike Trips
Guided Mountain Bike Trips are $150/day per person, with a 2 person minimum ($30 off if you provide your own bike). This includes a Guide, Bike, Helmet, and a great experience in some beautiful country.  Trips are based on your skill level. See the Mountain Bike page.

Lunch on Day Trips
Lunches can be provided for an addtl. $15 per person (Ham and turkey sandwiches, fruit, chips, nuts, cookies,snacks, etc.) Clients are welcome to bring their own lunches, anyone with special diet is advised to bring their own food, as our grocers have limited food variety.

Refunds & Deposits
All deposits pre-payments are non-refundable. Complete payment is required 7 days prior to your trip date. Deposits and payments can be applied to a future activity/trip for a period of 12 months from the previously scheduled trip. They may also be “gifted” or given to a friend or family member, with written or email authorization from original depositor.

Private Tours
Due to scheduling, pre-existing bookings, and financial reasons  we are not always able to make a tour exclusive to one group of clients. This is especially so on river trips, the most popular, that said, there are times a premium private tour may be available at higher rates. We understand some folks’ desire for privacy but please realize that this is frequently not possible. Anyone who books a tour with us should have similar interests as yourselves: getting outdoors and experiencing the Big Bend of Texas; enjoy it with others!

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