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Address: 40671 US Hwy 24 N, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone Number: 18003700581
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World-class Colorado rafting trips on 8 rivers for all ages and abilities,...

World-class Colorado rafting trips on 8 rivers for all ages and abilities, zipline tours and rock climbing on our 44-acre mountain property. Offering great trip discounts every day on our award-winning website: just click the red Trip Discounts button on our home page. Plus free wetsuits and splash jackets on AVA-run trips. Colorado rafting trips only 30 minutes from Denver and 1 hour from Breckenridge, Keystone, Vail, Aspen, Winter Park, Steamboat. Also join us for cabins, camping, horseback riding, fly fishing and more.

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Great Day on the Water

Overall great experience with AVA. Everyone was extremely friendly and kind. The staff went overboard (pun intended) to be helpful. The rafting was great. We loved it and will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
tmeade
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Bernville, Pennsylvania
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Bernville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overall great experience with AVA. Everyone was extremely friendly and kind. The staff went overboard (pun intended) to be helpful. The rafting was great. We loved it and will be back.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly staff and very helpful. The entire family had fun rafting and zip-lining. Will definitely be back in furture

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our party of six went on the Brown's Canyon Express trip from the Granite outpost with our awesome guide, Jozi! Our raft, named Bessie, took the class two and three rapids like a champ. The last rapid "Twin Peaks" was definitely a group favorite and our group never once felt scared or confused with Jozi. Our group dynamic was an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We initially visited AVA to go whitewater rafting because a forecast of rain caused us to postpone some climbing plans we had for the day. We were so thankful we ended up at AVA. We had a blast! We loved our guide (Brittany). She was fun, enjoyable to talk to and very knowledgable about navigating the river. We highly recommend... More 

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Durham, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our bachelor party had a great time on the river - thrilling rafting. Colin kept us entertained, but was professional.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This rafting experience was awesome, thanks to the best guide on the river Paul N. Our family will have something to brag about for years surviving class 3 rapids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My family of 8 totally enjoyed our half-day family float trip with AVA! We were a family of 2 seniors, 2 adults, and 4 kids ages 14, 11, 8, and 5. On a road trip, it is hard to find an activity that will please everyone, and this did just that! The whole experience was excellent, from the ladies who... More 

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Riverside, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family was in Breckenridge celebrating my in-laws 60th wedding anniversary and decided to take a day for rafting. Of course my 81 year old father-in-law and my 76 year old mother-in-law did not participate, but there is an easy rafting option for them as well. Of those who did participate, some wanted a more aggressive rafting trip, some wanted... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just went on half day rafting trip- did the Numbers- class 3-4. It was so much fun. My daughters 16 and 22 positioned themselves up front- best spot- think front car roller coaster! Guides really make the trip. Our guide Avery was friendly AND professional. Always made us feel like a team while navigating through the fun Rapids. We have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a full day white water rafting trip over the July 4th holiday. We had Malcolm as our guide and we can't say enough great things about him! He was very knowledgeable about the river and white water rafting in general it made us feel comfortable and confident , since we hadn't rafted in a few years. We had... More 

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