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About AVA Rafting & Zipline
WE'RE MORE THAN RAFTING. WE ARE THE OUTDOORS. AVA’s goal is always to set the bar for our industry: from guides and training to guest service, outposts and gear. At AVA, we specialize in creating unforgettable outdoor experiences in Colorado. In addition to world-class whitewater rafting on 8 rivers across Colorado, provide zip line tours at two locations, rock climbing, fly fishing, horseback riding, off-road tours, train rides, hot air balloon rides, cabins and camping. If you’re looking for an unforgettable outdoor experience in Colorado, you’ve come to the right place. At AVA, we specialize in creating unforgettable outdoor experiences in Colorado, and we take pride in giving you the best adventure possible. We're now open at our Idaho Springs, Kremmling and Buena Vista outposts! Join us for rafting, ziplining, off roading, fishing, and much more! COVID-19 Precautions: https://www.coloradorafting.net/about-us/health-procedures/
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Idaho Springs Cliffside Zipline and Freefall

Soar above the canyon’s old growth pines and ravines on a thrilling cliffside zipline adventure in Idaho Springs, Colorado. Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you zip from ridge to ridge along six separate runs at speeds of up to 30 miles (48 kilometers) per hour, and take your pick from other activities such as a jungle bridge and a cliffside free fall. Your tour includes safety equipment and all taxes and fees.
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3 hours
from $121.15

Upper Clear Creek Half-Day Whitewater Rafting from Idaho Springs

Put some wet and wild thrills into your Colorado vacation. This white-water excursion will have you conquering 8 miles (12.9 kilometers) of  class III-IV rapids on Upper Clear Creek. Located just half and hour from Denver or about an hour from Boulder or Winter Park, this adventure will give you an experience you won’t soon forget.
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3 hours
from $81.99

Half day Upper Colorado River Float Tour

Enjoy the gorgeous scenery of the Colorado River with light paddling work on this relaxing river float tour. Raft down the gentle currents and a few minor rapids as the river winds though mountain ranchland, historic mining cabins, and the painted cliffs of the Gore Range. Stop to swim and sunbathe along the way, or add some more excitement with a optional cliff jumping on this scenic rafting voyage.
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4 hours
from $95.76

Numbers Half Day Whitewater Rafting

Feel the adrenaline rush on a half-day whitewater rafting trip along the challenging Numbers section of the Arkansas River, south of Breckenridge. Enjoy views of snow-capped mountains and catch sight of local wildlife as you travel through narrow canyons and safely navigate the river’s continuous rapids with an expert guide. Plus, choose from morning or afternoon departures to easily fit this tour into your schedule.
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3 hours
from $109.58

Granite Mountaintop Zipline

Experience the thrill of soaring above the Arkansas River Valley on a 3-hour zipline adventure near Buena Vista. Feel the fresh Rocky Mountain air and famous Colorado’s sunshine as you zoom across seven different lines totaling more than 3,500 feet (1,066 meters). For a grand finale, glide side-by-side with a friend or family member on an adrenaline-pumping dual race line.
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3 hours
from $113.54
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AnnieB wrote a review Yesterday
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I did the 1/2 day rating and via ferrata in Buena vista. I was there with 5 other friends and we had a blast! We started with white water rafting, drove up to Buena Vista for lunch and then came back fro via ferrata. The whole day was thrilling, exciting and great memories! It
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Date of experience: July 2020
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rewrhill wrote a review Jul 3
Omaha, Nebraska8 contributions
We did the 1/3 day trip out of Idaho Springs. Our kids, ages 14, 12 & 8 had a blast. Our guide, Patrick, made a fun day even better. Highly recommend AVA and Patrick!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Barbara hess wrote a review Jul 2
Carefree, Arizona4 contributions
We went zip lining today, and had a great time! Our guides were Tim and Mickey. They were terrific! Fun and informative. Made everyone feel comfortable, and ended up knowing what each of us liked. Loved that the tour had something different each run. Too bad though we could
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Kevin Abbo wrote a review Jul 1
Houston, Texas1 contribution
Me and my family spent some time in Colorado last week and decided to make rafting our big event as it would be a new experience for all of us. We were initally booked somewhere else. However, as a result of the pandemic plans changed and we had to find somewhere else to go.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Anna wrote a review Jun 2020
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It was so much fun! Jamie was an excellent guide and Devo entertained us with his wit and geology knowledge. The scenery was beautiful! We loved it and highly recommend everyone to experience it!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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