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Nova Guides

Address: PO Box 2018, Vail, CO 81658
Phone Number: 719-486-2656
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Ranked #6 of 13 Sightseeing Tours in Vail
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Year-Round Outdoor Adventure! With an array of exciting activities both in the summer and in the...
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Owner description: Year-Round Outdoor Adventure! With an array of exciting activities both in the summer and in the winter, we specialize in making your Colorado experience a true taste of what Colorado is all about. Offering whitewater rafting, Jeep Tours, ATV Tours and rentals, guided fishing trips, paintball, mountain biking, guided snowmobile tours and rentals, and scenic snowcat tours, our certified guides are waiting to give you the thrill of a lifetime!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

My family had a great time on this snowmobile tour. The scenery was beautiful and my two kids (age 10 and 5) thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Our guide, Nate, was great with kids and a great tour guide. Highly recommend and dress warm.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

What a fun and exciting experience. And the beauty, wow. Our guide was Nate and he was knowledgable, friendly and helpful. I will be coming back the next time I'm in CO.

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NovaGuides, Director of Sales at Nova Guides, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We look forward to having you back again soon. More 

Hiawassee, Georgia
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We opted for the 'Top of the Rockies' full day excursion. Weather was absolutely perfect, allowing us to log over 65 miles in and around the National Forest around Camp Hale. Our guide, Ryan, did an excellent job of getting us into some bowls, atop the 12,500 foot summit, and some of the less traveled trails. We highly recommend this... More 

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Thank you very much for your review! Please come back and join us on another Nova Guides adventure soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Sarah was absolutely fabulous. We had such a great time snowmobiling. She made everyone feel comfortable and safe. the ride was awesome. We had four of us in our party and we would all do it again!!!

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NovaGuides, Director of Sales at Nova Guides, responded to this review

Safety is #1 at Nova Guides! Glad you had a great ride with Sarah. Please come back and see us again soon! More 

Kentucky
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22 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Our guide--Bobby Brennan--was top notch. We had 3 strong riders in our group and he made sure we maxed out our experience. The views are unparalleled! The space is so wide open and unfettered we felt like we were the only riders in Colorado. Nova is a group of pros and have the best of machines and we'll be back... More 

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NovaGuides, Director of Sales at Nova Guides, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your Nova Guides experience! Nova Guides has been in business over 30 years, we pride ourselves on top notch guides and great machines! Can't wait to have you back! Cheers! More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This was by far THE WORST rental experience I have ever had. NEVER will I return to this place or ever recommend it to any one. PLEASE, PLEASE do yourself a favor and find a place that cares for their customers and their experience. I personally enjoy doing things that you don't normally get to do on a regular basis... More 

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NovaGuides, Director of Sales at Nova Guides, responded to this review

Nova Guides could not have been a successful business for the past 30 years if we did not greatly care for our guests. Their experience and safety is our number one goal. First of all your main complaint is regarding our published pricing and policies. If you were unhappy with the cost of snowmobiling you should have chosen a less... More 

Blissfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We loved every minute of our day trip on the Snow mobiles !! Our Guide was Sarah and she was just wonderful... We enjoyed the mountain and her knowledge and experience was so cool !

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Thanks for your review! Glad you had a great time with Sarah! Please come back and see us again soon! More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This wad our second year yo go back to Nova guides. They are very professional. The machines are in good shape. We climbed to over 12,000 on very well marked talks. Adventure of a lifetime!

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NovaGuides, Director of Sales at Nova Guides, responded to this review

So happy to hear from returning guests! Hope you had some awesome views on top of the Continental Divide! Please come back and see us again soon! More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Great time!!! The machines were modern, perfect for anyone from beginner to experiences riders. ( our group had both ) Get to ride through pine tree lined trails and ascend to peaks with breathtaking views. End the ride with a great lunch at the modern cabin. Pick up and drop off made it very convenient. Our guide, Sarah, made it... More 

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NovaGuides, Director of Sales at Nova Guides, responded to this review

One thing that sets Nova Guides above the competition is our dedication to top notch machinery. Every season Nova Guides replaces 50% of our large fleet, all of our machines are 2014-2015 Ski Doos. Thank you for sharing your unforgettable experience. We hope to have you out again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We took the half day Tour to the Top of the Rockies! Our guide, Sarah Grimes was the absolute best. Be sure to request her. Awesome day. You won't regret it!

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NovaGuides, Director of Sales at Nova Guides, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Sara is a great guide! Please come back and see us again soon. Cheers! More 

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