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World-class Colorado rafting trips on 8 rivers for all ages and abilities, zipline tours and rock climbing on our 44-acre mountain property. Plus free wetsuits and splash jackets on AVA-run trips. Colorado rafting trips only 30 minutes from Denver...more
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

For my sister's bachelorette party, we decided to do the Rafting and Twilight zipline package. The rafting portion was amazing. Even though the water levels were super low, our guide Nick got us through it without any issues. The Twilight zipline portion was another story....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Went ziplining. There are 6 ziplines. So well worth the money. The staff and guides are awesome. They were very careful and instructed us very well. It was alot of fun. You also have a couple of optional obstacle courses if you choose to do...More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed September 10, 2018

My wife and I did the Colorado River rafting trip out of Kremmling outpost one day and the Arkansas River (Brown's Canyon) rafting trip out of Buena Vista outpost another day. Both trips were exceptional. Everyone at both AVA outposts were so nice and professional....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank billcK927AT
Reviewed September 6, 2018

My girl friend and I had an epic time on the Inflatable Kayak Trip starting in Kremmling Colorado River. It was her first time in a kayak on the river and she had lots of fun. The guides who accompanied us made sure we had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JogiNayak
Reviewed September 5, 2018

River was dry in Idaho Springs, CO. So made the drive to AVA in Buena Vista, CO. Cool setup. Very professional. Safety. Safety. Safety. We did the required videos in advance of getting there. They equip you with PFD's and helmets. Water wasn't that cold...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Trav_LN_now
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Our family of six booked the Brown's River Canyon 1/2 day trip in early August. Did everything online but did call once to check into details. Everything about this trip was great! When we pulled in, they outfitted us in splash jackets (water was cold...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lovestotravelmom
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time rafting enjoyed our raft guy Fish. Will return in future. Rented cabin for night. Was not impressed with padding on bed. Would be what would use if sleeping in a tent. One corner of bunckbed tilted toward the wall. Sleeping at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank genavac
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Our experience rafting was great! Listen to the safety instructions, you might go over, but if you do the teamwork of the guides and all other guests is 1st class

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VacationTexas
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a zip lining and rafting day! Wow! Amazing experience, great staff and so much fun. Guides were funny and informative all around! First time doing both of those things. We Highly recommend going to this specific location. And frankly requesting Shawn, If rafting....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank camiel808
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Was a lot of fun. It was my first time and cant wait to go back. Our guides were hands on and so funny. We're definitely coming back!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Graham W
September 9, 2016|
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Response from Pisano808 | Reviewed this property |
I hear AVA has a company they work with as well for custom transportation to and from your location if renting a car is too difficult.
grace v
July 10, 2015|
Response from Ryan S | Property representative |
Hi Grace, You can find all information about photos on our website under "about us." Let me know if there is anything else you need.