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Address: Vail, CO 81631
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+1 800-831-1414
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Offering Vail-area whitewater rafting and jeep adventures to Vail, Colorado...

Offering Vail-area whitewater rafting and jeep adventures to Vail, Colorado visitors, locals, families and corporate groups, Timberline Tours is the largest and most experienced outfitter in the region. With state of the art equipment and a staff famous worldwide for extraordinary skills and service, Timberline Tours consistently sets the standard for safety and fun on the water and in the mountains. From sightseeing, to nature and wildlife viewing to adrenaline pumping adventures, Timberline Tours offers something for everyone. Three times voted the Vail area’s #1 outfitter, celebrating 40+ years of world-class adventures.

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Fun Adventure!

We were picked up in Vail and was taken to the white water rafting. The guides were very knowledgable and gave a great guided tour. I have 3 teenage girls that loved the white... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
cetex
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TX

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TX
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were picked up in Vail and was taken to the white water rafting. The guides were very knowledgable and gave a great guided tour. I have 3 teenage girls that loved the white water rafting! I would definately recommend this company! Everyone was very friendly and helpful.

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Thank cetex
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

This was a trip of a lifetime and Timberline Tours didn't disappoint with the trill factor. Fun but safe environment.

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Thank Ella C
Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

As a first time rafter I felt totally safe and secure with this company. The instructions we received prior to the water were excellent. Our guide was top notch and I felt very safe and secure in his boat. He has years of experience and I would not want to do this again unless he was our guide.

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Thank Debra M
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

If you have 4-wheel drive as long as the roads are dry you can take any of these roads yourself and spend more time looking at the views. It was nice hearing about the history but we would have been more relaxed if we did it ourself. We've never tried a tour before so we thought it could be fun... More 

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Thank Sarah W
Missouri City, Texas
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130 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We had so much fun with Phil that we are still talking about it days later. He brought a clear focus on safety the entire time, with a comfort from 20 years of experience along with a very personal and friendly approach that made it fun for everyone on our boat! I also appreciated Mia calling beforehand to give us... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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68 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

If you want to go rafting in the Vail Valley (or outside of it - they do plenty of other trips around Colorado too) Timberline Tours is the place you go. They have seasoned, experienced guides, provide a one-of-a-kind luxury rafting experience, have the friendliest staff, great facilities and have been around a long time. The rivers can be fun,... More 

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Ship Channel Key-Bahamas
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128 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Timberline Tours White Water Rafting on the Colorado River just outside Vail, Colorado is a great trip. They pick you up and drop you off. The white water crashing over the raft is amazing. Sit in the front to get the full effect. On the flat water, you can take a dip over the side. Awesome!!! Emily was a great... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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81 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We had the best guide (Nate!) and the best time on this tour which was worth the price as we truly went off-roading and saw some spectacular scenery. The view at the highest point is amazing as you get a 360 look at Colorado's highest peaks. You need to dress for the sun in the summertime and then for a... More 

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Tiburon, California
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

My thirteen year old and I wanted to do a class 3 rapid trip and this was an awesome one!! It was thrilling and fun. You do have to carry the raft up and down ramps three times with the help of the guide.

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Thank wlbb
timberlinetours, Owner at Timberline Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know that this trip was a great fit for you and your family! We're glad we were able to share the adventure with you and that the guides were helpful in making it *awesome*! More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Having done 4 off road experiences in Colorado in the past week, we were hoping for something a little different, and Dustin provided it! We experienced the timber line off road experience with the tour culminating at a delightful forest meadow & stream. So tranquil & refreshing. Tall stands of pine & aspen surrounded the trail at all times, making... More 

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