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Acquired Tastes Rafting

Open today: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Very fun experience

We were a family of 6 from 10 years old to 68 so we had our own raft. We have done many rafting... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
Ray H

Please, DO NOT RAFT WITH THE BIG NAME COMPANIES!!!! While it may looks good and 'professional... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Dallas, Texas
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Customers often ask how we came up with the name “Acquired Tastes Rafting”. There is a saying that “the finer things in life are acquired tastes.” When Chuck and Judy Huggs founded Acquired Tastes Rafting in 1986, their goal was to build a company...more
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
12918 Highway 285/24, Behind the Gunsmoke Travel Plaza in Johnson Village, Buena Vista, CO 81211
+1 719-395-2992
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

We were a family of 6 from 10 years old to 68 so we had our own raft. We have done many rafting excursions and even though the water level was low in early August, we still had a great time. The views of the...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Please, DO NOT RAFT WITH THE BIG NAME COMPANIES!!!! While it may looks good and 'professional', these guys give you a 10x better experience on the water! I tried to book a full day trip, but Chuck called me personally and talked me out of...More

1  Thank jmichaelprice2
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We will be coming back again and again! Best guides, tour and a delicious lunch! Since we are their only clients for the day, they sure take their time. No rushing, just lots of fun!

2  Thank Raquel R
Reviewed August 1, 2018

This was our second year with Acquired Taste Rafting. We had a great time - even in the quarter size hail. Ryan and Tess were great through it all! We will be back again and hope to bring friends!!!

3  Thank Susan D
Reviewed July 29, 2018

We had an amazing time with Acquired Tastes Rafting! Ryan is an awesome guide! The lunch was great! We loved the whole trip and learned a little history too. We will be back next year.

4  Thank Ranger1921
Reviewed July 27, 2018

I have used Acquired Tastes rafting company for the past 20 years. I keep coming back year after year because of their outstanding customer service, the friendliness, experience and expertise of the guides, and for their flexibility in accommodating my various sized groups each year....More

4  Thank CassyWiggins
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time. First time for our 10 year-old. Ryan and Bria both let her participate and kept her safe. What a great team and experience.

3  Thank Steve B
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Look no further. You will not be disappointed rafting with Acquired Tastes Rafting. Not really sure where I first came across them when looking to raft on our trip to Colorado, but I'm sure glad I did. Not that there is anything really wrong with...More

3  Thank bdirk
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Had the best time with Tes. Perfect weather. Good lunch. Very personal. Wonderful experience. Thank you so much.

4  Thank jazzyblonde
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

It was our first time rafting, it was he best experience our family could have. Chuck (owner) was very accommodating, our guide (Drew) was extremely informative, which made our trip even more entertaining. Our guide served us a buffet lunch, which was delicious, on the...More

3  Thank tamara i
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