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Buffalo Joe’s Rafting brought to you by River Runners

Buena Vista, CO, USA
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About Buffalo Joe’s Rafting brought to you by River Runners
Buffalo Joe's has merged with River Runners! Our whitewater rafting adventures are run on the Arkansas River from April through September, 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 trips through the 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! Hope to see you on the river soon!
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Todd G wrote a review Jul 2017
Winter Garden, Florida85 contributions21 helpful votes
Good value and they take great photos of the boats. I would recommend this for families - but - some of the waters get pretty rough - so - the safety instructions are crucial. Our guide - Dan - was amazing and kept us entertained throughout.
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Date of experience: June 2017
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thebioarchaeologist wrote a review Aug 2015
Fairview, Pennsylvania5 contributions5 helpful votes
We had a positively wonderful full-day rafting experience through Brown's Canyon. The steak lunch was unbelievable! I haven't eaten so much in one sitting in years, but it was so good that I couldn't resist seconds! Be sure to ask for Johnny as your guide-- he's experienced, kind, and really great with kids (I had my 12-y.o. son with me). Thanks for an awesome adventure Buffalo Joe's!
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Date of experience: August 2015
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KaiyaMarie wrote a review Aug 2015
Mountain Home, Arkansas56 contributions19 helpful votes
We go rafting with BJ's every year- since 2005!!! We always have a great experience, whether we do a half day, full day or overnight. The staff in the office are always amazing and so friendly and helpful. This year our guide was Corbin, and he was so much fun. Can't wait for next year!!
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Date of experience: July 2015
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Larry S wrote a review Aug 2015
Littleton, Colorado13 contributions4 helpful votes
We took the all day raft trip with lunch through Browns Canyon and our guides were absolutely incredible. Paul & Tim were amazing, outgoing, informative, friendly and funny all the while making sure we were all safe and having a great time! They prepared a riverside, cliff top lunch of grilled steak, corn on the cob (in the husks) along with tossed salad and dessert! The portions were plentiful and the taste and quality exceeded our expectations! The staff at the main office were helpful, professional and friendly. At the end of the trip we had an opportunity to purchase pictures of the trip and the quality was excellent. There were 5 in our group consisting of grown children & spouses. We would all highly recommend this trip and based on what we saw on the river would recommend Buffalo Joe's as the #1 company serving the market and wouldn't do it again without Paul & Tim!! Thanks for a marvelous day!!
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Date of experience: August 2015
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Anne J wrote a review Aug 2015
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Our family visits Buena Vista, CO every year. When we want a great day of family fun we sign up for the full day, Brown's Canyon raft trip through Buffalo Joe's. The boat puts in right in Buena Vista so there is no bus ride before put in. On the full day trip, you stop for a grilled steak lunch that is amazing and makes everyone happy. The most rapids are after the lunch stop so it only gets better. We have always been extremely happy and impressed with the guides that Buffalo Joe's has and have never had a bad trip.
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Date of experience: August 2015
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