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Arkansas Valley Adventures - Day Rafting

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Address: 40671 US Hwy 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone Number: 18003700581
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Description: World-class Colorado rafting trips on 8 rivers for all ages and abilities...
World-class Colorado rafting trips on 8 rivers for all ages and abilities, zipline tours and rock climbing on our 44-acre mountain property. Offering great trip discounts every day on our award-winning website: just click the red Trip Discounts button on our home page. Plus free wetsuits and splash jackets on AVA-run trips. Colorado rafting trips only 30 minutes from Denver and 1 hour from Breckenridge, Keystone, Vail, Aspen, Winter Park, Steamboat. Also join us for cabins, camping, horseback riding, fly fishing and more.
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What an incredible experience

This was the trip of a lifetime. My wife and i had never been rafting before and we had our 9 & 13 year old with us for this rafting trip. After the tutorial we were a little... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Sunnyvale, Texas
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Sunnyvale, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This was the trip of a lifetime. My wife and i had never been rafting before and we had our 9 & 13 year old with us for this rafting trip. After the tutorial we were a little nervous because it was just the four of us and our guide Dustin. Dustin put our minds at ease and did an... More 

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Our extended family did the white water rafting trip on June 25 (with some of the family also doing the ziplining). It was the scariest - but absolute best - vacation experience we've ever done! We felt well prepared and safe the entire time (ok, I admit - i sat next to our guide, Chris, just in case I fell... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Crystal, Devon, Whitney and Malcolm were first class guides and exceptionally customer friendly. I was struggling to get up to the first line, triple bypass in July 2014 and still bothered by the altitude, they stayed with me until I caught up with the others. They made me feel comfortable with the situation. I cannot say enough how attentive they... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great time with our guide Mike. We had a really fun time and experienced exciting Rapids! Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We had a blast racing through the rapids in Brown's Canyon. Thank you to Katie, our awesome guide. The river was running at just the right pace, and with her guidance we made it through the 13 mile trek with zero casualties but just the right amount of near misses.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Our family (4 adults and two teenagers) drove from Breckenridge to Buena Vista to AVA. While the drive out there was long, the rafting trip was worth it! We had an absolute blast!

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We spent a week in Colorado and whitewater rafting was the first thing on our list. We went with AVA because of the numerous good reviews. We were NOT disappointed! We did the Brown's County Express 3/4 day. It was a beautiful day and we were ready to go! Got to the check in location and signed in. We all... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We had Kaitlyn and Liam as our rock climbing guides! They were amazing! They taught us everything we needed to know, but still made it fun! They were encouraging and cheering us on when we got stuck. They also were both so nice and fun to hang out with for the half day. For anyone interested in going I would... More 

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Unbelievably great day. Zach Hubbard, our guide, is a whitewater whisperer. After giving us the full spiel about the dangers we were facing with the river at record heights (6000 cubic feet per second, turning Class 3 into 3+ or 4-), he expertly took us through 16 miles of amazingly picturesque countryside. Great fajita lunch at the ten-mile mark. I... More 

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Denver
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I surprised my boyfriend with a weekend getaway in the mountains. I wasn't sure how it would turn out, but AVA in Buena Vista, CO completely exceeded our expectations! We did a combo deal (The numbers and zip-lining package) that allowed rafting to be 50% off for both of us so it was more affordable than the other places I... More 

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Additional Information about Arkansas Valley Adventures - Day Rafting

Address: 40671 US Hwy 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone Number: 18003700581
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Buena Vista
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm

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