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The Adventure Company

12847 U.S. Hwy. 24 & 285, Buena Vista, CO 81211
1-800-497-7238
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Ranked #2 of 19 Activities in Buena Vista
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: Founded in Breckenridge, Colo., in 1987, we offer 1/2 to 5 day raft trips from five locations, lodging, and other activities. Whether it's beginner,... more » Owner description: Founded in Breckenridge, Colo., in 1987, we offer 1/2 to 5 day raft trips from five locations, lodging, and other activities. Whether it's beginner, intermediate, advanced, or expert whitewater that floats your boat, we have the perfect trip for you! With emphasis on safety and quality, our trips are packed with premium features. We are Colorado's only outfitter that hires guides, at least in their fourth year of professional guiding, ensuring your safety and enjoyment. « less
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

My husband and two sisters went for the last day of our vacation and loved it! Our guide, Karah, was a real professional and very friendly. She really put us all at ease and made the trip one we would recommend to anyone looking for a day of fun. The owners and staff were all extremely friendly and knowledgeable and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We rafted the half-day through Brown's Canyon with Patrick as our guide. It was amazing! Patrick, or Patty as they called him, was wonderful. He was very informative and pointed out several interesting sights along the trip. We had my husband, myself, my 18-year-old daughter, her boyfriend, and my 15-year-old son with us. I was the only one who had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This company was so friendly and accommodating right from the start. I was impressed with how the operation ran, and how smoothly everything went for us. We went on a half day trip with Ross as our guide. He was so personable and knowledgeable on the area. Not only did we have a great time, but we learned a lot... More

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Laramie, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We had a great experience with Mike and Ross and will definitely be coming back! The guides were super entertaining and nice. I appreciated most that the guides here are required to have 4 years of guide experience. Between experience and clear instruction, we felt very safe on our whitewater rafting trip.

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Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My daughter and I had a great time rafting with the Adventure Company. Everyone from the group working in the office to our guide Nick made us feel welcome and were extremely nice. My 9 year old daughter had a blast and wants to do it again. I would recommend this company to anyone visiting the Buena Vista area and... More

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Victoria, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The Adventure Company has given my family such a wonderful gift. They brought us together. When we booked the trip it was just part of the 2 week vacation another " hey this might be fun" event. BUT it turned into much more. Our Guides Jerry and John made us their complete focus, with patients and thorough instruction they developed... More

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Hammer5247, Manager at The Adventure Company, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience and how your outdoor adventure positively impacted your family dynamics. River trips are an amazing way to bring people together to overcome challenges through teamwork while also breaking the pattern of the daily grind, allowing the river's flow to cleanse our busy minds. Enhancing our guest's lives through adventure is our passion... More

Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I have been whitwater rafting in Wyoming, Alaska, and Pennsylvania. This is by far the best company out there. John was our guide and was incredible. We went on the full day Numbers trip, which included a fajita lunch. The lunch was great. Where we stopped to eat lunch was common place for other companies to stop and have lunch.... More

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Hammer5247, Manager at The Adventure Company, responded to this review

Thank you for the opportunity to show you an amazing piece of Colorado! We strive to stand out above the rest with everything we do, including the food we serve. We look forward to having you back in Buena Vista for another rafting adventure! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Would recommend renting their booties as to bringing some general water shoes, the water was pretty chilly! Most entertainment of our trip all week.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had a group of 8 people - 4 adults and 4 kids (all under 10yrs). Every person in our group had an absolute blast. The staff was friendly from the our first reservation call on the phone. They greeted us with smiles and gave us proper instructions on safety. Our guide was Kara who was excellent. Her knowledge/experience with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

My college age son and myself ran the Numbers rapids with TAC and they did a terrific job. Well worth the price for a half day of fun. Jody was our guide and his experience and knowledge of the rapids was invaluable while making our ride very enjoyable. You are not just passengers but actively rowing and learning how to... More

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