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Address: 12844 US Highway 24/285, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9534
Phone Number: +1 719-395-2409
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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On Colorado's most popular river, The Arkansas, world-class whitewater and...

On Colorado's most popular river, The Arkansas, world-class whitewater and jaw-dropping scenery come standard. However, at American Adventure Expeditions, our commitment to Whitewater Hospitality ensures that you'll feel welcome, wanted, and comfortable throughout your entire adventure. Spend a day on the water with us...Leave with a lifetime of memories!

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Half Day Browns Canyon Rafting Adventure
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Brilliant Time!

We had an amazing experience with Beau DeMello today on the half day Browns Canyon trip. Beau was fun and hilarious and all four of us adults loved the trip. Our eight year old... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Thatcham, United Kingdom

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had an amazing experience with Beau DeMello today on the half day Browns Canyon trip. Beau was fun and hilarious and all four of us adults loved the trip. Our eight year old son also joined us and although he was scared to start with he ended up having a brilliant experience too. Thank you for making this a... More 

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Thank GemAHane
Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although I was extremely nervous about white water rafting, this turned out to be a blast! Katie Spencer was our guide, and right from the beginning, she made me (and all of us) feel very safe. She has such a calm voice and manner of speaking, but she was assertive in her directions and clearly very confident about what needed... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beau DeMello was absolutely incredible! We had a rather large group (7, 8 with Beau) which can pose some problems. Beau is an incredibly experienced guide and really eased the nerves of the first time rafters. We never felt like he was not in control. We did not have a single person fall out and felt incredibly safe the entire... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beau and the all the staff are amazing! Sunshine was so helpful. We had a group of 11 and all the guides were great. Best experience!! Thank you American Adventures

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Thank Joanna H
AmericanAdventureExp, Guest Relations Manager at American Adventure Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi Joanna! Thanks for this awesome review! So glad Beau and the crew showed your group a fun time on the river. Sunshine is the best in the business and she loves helping people find their perfect trip! Be sure to come back next season for more whitewater fun! Thanks again! Your friends at AAE More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I were visiting Colorado from Miami, and we took a day trip out to Buena Vista to go white water rafting for the day. We had an amazing and exciting experience thanks to having the best guide, Spencer, who lead us down the Arkansas River. His knowledge of the area was really interesting to hear. His enthusiasm... More 

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Thank Eric R
AmericanAdventureExp, Guest Relations Manager at American Adventure Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi Eric, Thanks for this amazing review! I think you made Spencer blush a little after he read it! We love hearing that we were able to give you some great memories! Be sure to come back next season for even more exciting times on the Arkansas River! AAE More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hit a rough Eddy and fell off! LOL Highlight of the trip! Beau was our guide and was super cool. Was calm on telling my bf on how to rescue me. Great teacher and great experience. Totally would come back next summer!

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Thank Ashley T
AmericanAdventureExp, Guest Relations Manager at American Adventure Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi Ashley, Super excited to hear that you had a great trip despite your swim! Beau loves his job and it shows! We would love to take you again next summer for more whitewater fun! Thanks for the awesome review! Your friends at AAE More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our group of 7 had a great time rafting with Beau as our guide. We had one of the larger boats and he navigated us down the river skillfully and kept the experience knowledgeable and FUN! All good things to say for this rafting outfit! -Morgan

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Thank MoeFun74
AmericanAdventureExp, Guest Relations Manager at American Adventure Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi Morgan, Thanks for sharing this wonderful review! We are so thrilled that Beau showed your group a FUN trip on the river! We would love to see you on the river again next season! Thanks again! AAE More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The overall experience was one I will remember forever. The workers there are great. Our tour guide Beau made the experience that much better.

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Thank franchize9
AmericanAdventureExp, Guest Relations Manager at American Adventure Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi, What a great review, thanks so much for sharing it with us! Beau is becoming one of our most popular guides, so glad he made your experience one to remember! Hope to see you back on the water next year! Thanks again! Your friends at AAE More 

Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beau did such a good job guiding us down the Colorado River. He taught us chants and let us jump off cliffs. It was seriously such a blast. I would do it again in a heartbeat! June is a really great time to go!

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Thank afstidham
AmericanAdventureExp, Guest Relations Manager at American Adventure Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for this awesome review! Beau loves taking people down the river and it shows. LOL So glad you guys had a blast with him! We expect to see you back next season for more fun on the river! Thanks again! Your friends at AAE More 

Ankeny, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Everyone was very helpful from the beginning! Everyone there welcomed us immediately and all helped us get our gear. Spencer was an awesome tour guide and we learned a lot and had a blast!

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Thank purpleandyellow11
AmericanAdventureExp, Guest Relations Manager at American Adventure Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks for writing this wonderful review! We are thrilled Spencer was an awesome tour guide for you! Love to see you again in the future! American Adventure Expeditions More 

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