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Address: 12844 E Highway 24/285, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone Number: +1 719-395-2409
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: On Colorado's most popular river, The Arkansas, world-class whitewater and...
On Colorado's most popular river, The Arkansas, world-class whitewater and jaw-dropping scenery come standard. However, at American Adventure Expeditions, our commitment to Whitewater Hospitality ensures that you'll feel welcome, wanted, and comfortable throughout your entire adventure. Spend a day on the water with us...Leave with a lifetime of memories!
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Our family of four (youngest 18y/o) all novices - did the Brown's canyon 1/2 day trip coupled with the zip lining. The morning that we were scheduled to go, the thought of being... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Our family of four (youngest 18y/o) all novices - did the Brown's canyon 1/2 day trip coupled with the zip lining. The morning that we were scheduled to go, the thought of being cold and wet appealed to no one. We all rented the full gear pkg - so glad we did. We were comfortable the entire time. The trip... More 

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Laguna Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Our family of five rated this as the best activity of the week in Colorado. The ride was thrilling but safe. The Guide gave great instructions and ensured that we safely navigated the river. We got great pictures and were as wet as promised!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

American Adventure rafting on the Arkansas River was excellent. Our guide Robby was the best --- had everything under control. Would highly recommend this rafting experience for anyone wanting to get on the water

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Lockport, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My girlfriend and I visited Colorado Springs on vacation this past week. While looking for things to do in the area we came across American Adventure Expeditions and saw the high ratings they received. Our experience lived up to the 5 star rating on this site! The drive was about an hour from Colorado Springs but it's well worth it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This was by far one of the best experiences I have had on an outdoor adventure with a guide. Taco was not only safe and professional but he was extremely personal and catered to the customer making sure it was the best experience a river experience can be. The whole staff was great in making my family feel comfortable for... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This was my first white water rafting experience so I was a very excited and a bit nervous but my nerves were calmed quickly thanks to the skill, humor and attentiveness of our AWESOME guide, Robbie!! We did the half day Brown Canyon tour flowing through class 1 through class 3 rapids - just right for the first time. I... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Our group of 5 adults with our water-loving dog had the most amazing white-water rafting adventure. I have to admit, I was apprehensive at first. But our guide, TACO, was super personable, fun, professionally and very knowledgable! Once on the river we felt super comfortable thanks to Taco giving us great instructions on rowing techniques and what to expect. American... More 

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Overland Park,Ks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

WOW, ok so we did the "Numbers" full day rafting trip! It was definitely a memory that will last a lifetime! My kids and I talked about the trip all night! It was the " Perfect Storm", the scenery, the weather and the thrill you get from doing something new that has your full attention and is fun at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We had a great time doing white river rafting. It was our first experience. Team at AAE are informative and friendly. Renting wet suits, shoes added comfort. During this 2.5 hr trip, I was getting my leg cramped. Water is cold. Overall great family activity.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

First rafting trip for family including 7 year old twins, parents, uncle and grandfather. We did Brown's Canyon half day and it was perfect for this group in terms of safety, excitement, and experience. Our guide Katie was superb. She did a really awesome job with the kids, as well as the group getting us down the river. Even my... More 

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