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Buffalo Joe's Whitewater Rafting

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Address: 801 Front Loop, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone Number: +1 719-581-7550
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Our whitewater rafting adventures are run on the Arkansas River from May...
Our whitewater rafting adventures are run on the Arkansas River from May 1st through September 15th, beginning north of Buena Vista and continuing south through Brown's Canyon which has recently been designated a National Monument! For the experienced rafters we also offer the more challenging Royal Gorge and Numbers sections of the Arkansas. You'll love our brand new headquarters on the river in downtown Buena Vista's South Main neighborhood. Not only are we among the oldest and safest rafting company's, but we're the only rafting company on the Arkansas River that's walking distance to your hotel room, restaurants, shops and parks! We proudly serve our famous STEAK lunch on all full day trips! Hope to see you on the river soon!
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I heart BJs!

Just rafted Brown's Canyon on 6/20 with my wife. Water was just shy of 5000 cfm!!! Can't remember how many times I heard that these were epic conditions and that this is the best... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Flower Mound, Texas
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Flower Mound, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Just rafted Brown's Canyon on 6/20 with my wife. Water was just shy of 5000 cfm!!! Can't remember how many times I heard that these were epic conditions and that this is the best that the river has been in 20 years. So our timing was a little lucky, but the trip was fantastic. Our guide was JT, and he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

If you're thinking about rafting Colorado, do it, and do it with Buffalo Joes. Request Paul or Timmy, we rafted yesterday and the Arkansas River is at historic levels with match cfpm water flow. My family has rafted before and we have kids from 8-15, and we were concerned about the safety of all involved. The staff selected a shorter... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I wanted to give any person reading this review first hand knowledge and no fluff on our experience with Buffalo Joe's Whitewater Rafting (Adventure Hub). Family of 5 doing a full day on the river (all in total about 7 hours) with lunch. I have went with them before but never put down a review but thought this time, it... More 

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Keller, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We had a blast on the 1/2 day Numbers. Our guide (Austin) was awesome and everyone there was courteous, helpful, and funny; our kids loved the experience. When we go back (which we will) we are doing the full day trip. Thank you so much

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Owasso, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Our guide gave us an exceptional experience we will never forget. He had been guiding rafts for 15 years and I think he could have taken us down the river blindfolded and backwards. We rafted the Numbers portion of the Arkansas that was filled with class four and five rapids. He made our trip seem effortless compared to some other... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

On a short business trip, I had the fortune to be in Buena Vista, CO and meet with the owners of this company, Coby and JV. Awesome professionals who signed me up with their staff for an all day raft trip through Brown's Canyon. Arrived at 915 in the morning and was on the water at 1015 with a flow... More 

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Grand Prairie, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Best place ever. A friend recommended and she was right. Great guides, good organization, super delicious steak lunch. Our group is going back next year. Guide Curtis is awesome, did an excellent job!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Our family of 5(12,11,8 yr old kids) took a full day rafting trip. From the moment we walked into the bldg everyone was friendly. Our guide JT made out trip extremely comfortable & safe. The kids LOVED it. The lunch was out of this world. We ate until we were over full. There are many companies to choose from, but... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is the final review, of three, for the trip we had to cancel due to the unexpected death of my father-in-law. We had planned a trip to Colorado, to celebrate the wedding of dear friends, for over a year. Sadly, a week before we were to leave for Colorado - my father-in-law died suddenly. I had to call all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I took a four-day trip out to Denver from New Jersey to visit a friend who had just moved out West. We decided to go white water rafting out in Buena Vista and chose Buffalo Joe's as they had a solid reputation for WWR in Colorado and had been around for a while. We did a half-day Brown's Canyon trip... More 

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Additional Information about Buffalo Joe's Whitewater Rafting

Address: Address: 801 Front Loop, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone Number: +1 719-581-7550
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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