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Buffalo Joe's Whitewater Rafting
Denver, CO
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“I LOVE Buff Joe's!”
Reviewed July 28, 2008

This was my 4th time rafting with Buffalo Joe's, it was amazing as usual! The river was great (although low), our guide Forrest was THE BEST EVER! And the steak lunch was delicious as usual. Can't wait to do the Numbers next year.

1 Thank edenrip
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West Orange, New Jersey
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36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Amazing Rafting Trip”
Reviewed August 17, 2006

Ok, the whitewater isn't the best in August, but my wife and I had an amazing 1/2 day rafting trip in the Royal Gorge section of the Arkansas River. Our guide, Ernst, was a great source of information about the river and sights and took great care of us. Can't say enough good things about the trip.

4 Thank SGM68
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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112 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
“Brilliant white water adventure!”
Reviewed August 5, 2006

How glad we are that we chose Buffalo Joe's for our white water trip down Bighorn Sheep Canyon on the Arkansas River - we had the best time ever!

The outfit isn't as big as some, and the office shares a site with an RV campground - but don't let that put you off. As it is smaller, the service is genuinely personal and friendly and you don't go off in a huge flotilla with other rafts - it was just the 6 of us plus 5-0 our guide. Speaking of whom, 5-0 (yes he'd lived in Hawaii!) was a total star and a real laugh. He asked us if we wanted to have fun or play it real safe, thankfully everyone was up for it!

We rode suckholes doing 360s, banged into slapwalls and beached the raft walked upstream, jumped in the river from a rock and floated downstream...superb! We couldn't stop grinning the whole time. It was totally safe but the best fun and we were sad when we left the raft at Parkdale.

I can't speak highly enough of Buff Joe's - all the staff were so lovely, but we hit the jackpot in having 5-0 (half Irish, half Apache - brilliant!) as our guide.

If you're rafting the Arkansas out of Canon City do yourselves a favour and go with Buffalo Joe's - you won't regret it!

7 Thank rmlj
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