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57 Buena Vista On the Water | All Buena Vista Tours

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Browns Canyon National Monument Whitewater Rafting

Browns Canyon National Monument Whitewater Rafting

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Enjoy the experience of a lifetime with family friendly Colorado rafting through Browns Canyon National Monument on the Arkansas River. Exciting class III-IV rapids intermixed with calm water in between make Browns Canyon rafting great for beginners and experts alike.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.03
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$95.03

Lower Browns Canyon Mildwater Float Trip

Lower Browns Canyon Mildwater Float Trip

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A wonderful family friendly white water rafting trip in Colorado! Splash, swim, and take in the stunning views while a professional river guide rows you down the river without the interruption of paddling (unless of course, you want to paddle)! Enjoy bouncy wave trains, man made white water park, and wildlife sightings on this calm and picturesque section suitable for children as young as 4.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.26
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$96.26

Numbers Extreme Whitewater Rafting

Numbers Extreme Whitewater Rafting

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Extreme Colorado white water rafting on the Arkansas River in Buena Vista is for experienced rafters or adventurous beginners in good physical condition. The Numbers sections offers some of the most technical white water rafting in Colorado. Be prepared for a full body workout as your professional river guide directs your group through each back to back rapid. Enjoy scenic views of the 14,000 foot Collegiate Peaks and cottonwood lined riverbanks between paddle strokes
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.21
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$106.21

Browns Canyon Intermediate Rafting Trip with Transportation

Browns Canyon Intermediate Rafting Trip with Transportation

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Journey to the Browns Canyon National Monument, and spend time on the Arkansas River with this 7-hour rafting adventure. Set out on the river, and roll over heart-pumping rapids, including the popular Pinball, Zoom Flume, and Big Drop. Make the most of your trip to Colorado with a full day planned out for you, including round-trip transportation from either Breckenridge, Fisco, or Keystone. Plus this adventure is fun for both beginners and rafting enthusiasts.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$134.72
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$134.72

Browns Canyon Half Day Rafting

Browns Canyon Half Day Rafting

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Explore Browns Canyon National Monument on a white-water rafting adventure. Spend a few hours shooting the Class III rapids, perfect for beginner or intermediate paddlers, in the company of a guide—perfect for families who want to raft together. Keep a lookout for local wildlife such as big horn sheep and blue heron as you paddle, learning about the area through your guide's commentary.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$76.93
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$76.93

Numbers Full Day Rafting Trip

Numbers Full Day Rafting Trip

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Get your adrenaline pumping as you embark on this whitewater rafting excursion down the Arkansas River. Navigate Class IV and IV+ rapids with your group and guide. take in the beautiful scenery along the way, and refuel with a fajita feast right on the banks of the river. This tour is suitable for those in good physical condition and can swim; no prior rafting experience required but is recommended.
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  • 7 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$141.89
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$141.89

Browns Canyon Intermediate Rafting Trip Half Day

Browns Canyon Intermediate Rafting Trip Half Day

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Experienced whitewater paddlers will enjoy the thrill of rafting on the Arkansas Rive through Browns Canyon on this challenging full-day tour. With a guide to usher you through the intermediate rapids such as the Big Drop, Zoom Flume, and Pinball, everyone will feel safe and comfortable. On calm stretches, you can take in views of some of Colorado's bucolic natural scenery and local wildlife.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.72
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$85.72

Browns Canyon Whitewater Rafting Half-Day Trip

Browns Canyon Whitewater Rafting Half-Day Trip

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Experience the adrenaline-pumping excitement of a whitewater rafting adventure in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains on this professionally guided, half-day excursion. Ride along the clear, crisp waters of the Arkansas River, from the river’s source in the beautiful Arkansas Valley, with dramatic 14,000 foot peaks to the bottom of the Royal Gorge. Crash through the Class II and III rapids of the Granite Gorge and Browns Canyon National Monument whitewater. All rafting equipment — self-bailing raft, paddle, lifejacket and helmet — are included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.72
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$84.72

Browns Canyon Rafting Full Day

Browns Canyon Rafting Full Day

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Raft down Colorado’s Arkansas River in Browns Canyon on this half-day whitewater rafting adventure. Start at Buena Vista and make your way down 12 class I, II, and III rapids with your guide across 16 miles of rivers. Enjoy a delicious, locally sourced, lunch just on the banks of the river and admire the beautiful views of the Collegiate Peaks.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$137.24
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$137.24

Numbers Half Day Whitewater Rafting Class IV

Numbers Half Day Whitewater Rafting Class IV

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Numbers Half Day Rafting Trip Perfect for experienced rafters or adventurous first timers! Our Numbers half day trip offers some of the best white water rapids on the Arkansas River and in Colorado!  This exhilarating run is recommended for rafters over 15.  Meet us in Buena Vista at our whitewater outpost.  Each Numbers trip includes wetsuits, booties, splash tops, and all of the safety equipment needed for this wet and wild ride.  Try not to miss the majestic views of the Collegiate Peaks as your expert guide assists you in navigating eight Class IV+heart pumping rapids and the continuous white water in between.  Experience huge drenching waves and steep drops through your 6 mile, action packed adventure. We are sure to give you and your group the thrill of a lifetime with this rafting tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$91.98
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$91.98

White-Water Inflatable Kayak Trip: Salida Town Run Half-Day

White-Water Inflatable Kayak Trip: Salida Town Run Half-Day

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Paddle the Arkansas River in an inflatable white-water kayak on a guided white-water trip from Buena Vista. More stable and easier to paddle than rigid white-water kayaks, inflatable boats are a fun, beginner-friendly way to experience the flat water, waves, and Class II rapids on the Arkansas River, where you’ll have gorgeous views of the Colorado mountains.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00

Full Day Intermediate Rafting Trip in Browns Canyon

Full Day Intermediate Rafting Trip in Browns Canyon

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Novice and advanced rafters alike agree that running Browns Canyon on the Arkansas River makes for a fun-filled day on the water. Admire canyon scenery as you head through white water, including rapids such as Pinball and Big Drop. Lunch is also included for you to enjoy partway through the trip.
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  • 6 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$127.70
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$127.70

Browns Canyon Half-Day Whitewater Rafting Tour from Buena Vista

Browns Canyon Half-Day Whitewater Rafting Tour from Buena Vista

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Conquer the rapids of the popular Browns Canyon stretch of the Arkansas River on this family-friendly whitewater rafting tour. With a launch point just north of Buena Vista, this intermediate-level adventure lets you paddle through choppy chutes like the ‘Zoom Flume’ and ‘Pinball.’ Enjoy the majestic Colorado scenery and the dramatic granite canyon on calmer stretches as you wind through a proposed Federal Wilderness Area.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.20
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$88.20

Browns Canyon Full Day Whitewater Rafting Trip

Browns Canyon Full Day Whitewater Rafting Trip

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Tackling seven miles (11.2 kilometers) on the Arkansas River with Class III rapids alone can be a little extreme if you don’t have any experience. This whitewater rafting trip with a guide allows all skill levels, including beginners, to feel confident on the water. Your guide goes over safety procedures and paddling tips before you set out, and you’ll stop on the way to enjoy an included riverside lunch.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$135.13
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$135.13
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Numbers and Narrows Whitewater Rafting from Buena Vista

Numbers and Narrows Whitewater Rafting from Buena Vista

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Get your adrenaline pumping on a whitewater-rafting tour down the Arkansas River. This adventure from Buena Vista takes you through the Numbers, known for its series of seven major rapids that make up the river's most continuous section of whitewater. Then stop for lunch before enjoying the scenic, less challenging Narrows section.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.18
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$139.18

Numbers Half-Day Whitewater Rafting plus Cliffside Zipline from Buena Vista

Numbers Half-Day Whitewater Rafting plus Cliffside Zipline from Buena Vista

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Enjoy two outdoor activities in one day with this combo tour that starts with whitewater rafting and ends with ziplining. You'll tackle the Numbers section of the Arkansas River on a rafting adventure along one of the river's most challenging portions, known for technical rapids, steep drops, and narrow channels. Then zoom through the woods on a zipline tour across cliff faces.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$220.54
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$220.54

Brown's Canyon National Monument - Half Day Rafting Adventure

Brown's Canyon National Monument - Half Day Rafting Adventure

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Spend a half-day rafting on the Arkansas River through Brown's Canyon National Monument on this tour from Buena Vista, CO. Even beginner paddlers will feel safe and comfortable with expert guidance and all equipment provided. Enjoy the scenery on the riverbanks and some exhilarating moments as you shoot the Class II and Class III rapids, finishing up with a sense of accomplishment.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00
Price varies by group size

Browns Canyon Half Day Raft Trip - 10am

Browns Canyon Half Day Raft Trip - 10am

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Enjoy the beauty and excitement of Browns Canyon National Monument on a half day whitewater rafting tour down the Arkansas River. Your guide will go over safety procedures, paddling techniques and tell you about the area’s unique history, flora and fauna. This tour departs directly from the River Runners Browns Canyon outpost, a riverside property just south of Buena Vista, Colorado. Transportation is provided from the take-out at Hecla Junction back to River Runners. All gear is included in the price of the trip. Choose from 10 am and 2 pm departure times (check-in is 45 minutes prior).
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.00
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$90.00
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Full-Day Arkansas River Rafting Through Browns Canyon

Full-Day Arkansas River Rafting Through Browns Canyon

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Experience the adrenaline-pumping excitement of a whitewater rafting adventure in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains on this professionally guided, full-day excursion. Ride along the clear, crisp waters of the Arkansas River, from the river’s source in the beautiful Arkansas Valley, with dramatic 14,000 foot peaks to the bottom of the Royal Gorge. Crash through the Class II and III rapids of the Granite Gorge and Browns Canyon National Monument whitewater. All boating equipment and lunch are included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00

Half-Day Browns Canyon Rafting Experience

Half-Day Browns Canyon Rafting Experience

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Experience the adrenaline-pumping excitement of a whitewater rafting adventure in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains on this professionally guided, half-day excursion. Ride along the clear, crisp waters of the Arkansas River, from the river’s source in the beautiful Arkansas Valley, with dramatic 14,000 foot peaks to the bottom of the Royal Gorge. Crash through the Class II and III rapids of the Granite Gorge and Browns Canyon National Monument whitewater. All boating equipment — rain gear, drinking water and a personal floatation device — are included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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$79.00

Rentals: Inflatable Kayak - SUPDVK - Half Day (am or pm)

Rentals: Inflatable Kayak - SUPDVK - Half Day (am or pm)

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Rent an IK (ducky) and forget about the confines of a hardshell kayak or standing tall on a SUP as you pilot one of the most forgiving and maneuverable crafts available for going down river. A shuttle is recommended, as they are not the easiest things to carry by yourself. Paddle, Helmet, PFD included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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$30.00
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Browns Canyon Express Whitewater Rafting from Buena Vista

Browns Canyon Express Whitewater Rafting from Buena Vista

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Experience Browns Canyon National Monument on this whitewater rafting tour along the Arkansas River from Buena Vista. This "express" option is 6 miles (9.6 km) longer than the half-day tour but shorter than the full-day tour, providing a great option for families and first-time rafters.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$117.76
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Arkansas River Dinner Float

Arkansas River Dinner Float

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Come enjoy a unique Colorado white water rafting and dining experience. Ideal for families with young children and groups looking for mild white water rafting in Colorado with a delicious ending. Float from our office for about 30-45 minutes to the Riverside Bar and Grill where you can relax over dinner with your family and friends. Included in the trip cost per person are river shoe rentals and a meal voucher that generally covers an entree and drink. Total trip duration, including check-in, shuttle, float and dining time is 2-3 hours.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.26
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$78.26

Browns Canyon Sizzler 6-Hour Whitewater Rafting Experience from Buena Vista

Browns Canyon Sizzler 6-Hour Whitewater Rafting Experience from Buena Vista

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Travel through Browns Canyon on the Arkansas River on this whitewater rafting tour that departs from a location near Buena Vista, about 1 hour and 15 minutes south of Breckenridge. Both first-time and experienced rafters are welcome on this classic river-rafting excursion, where you'll navigate rapids with a guide.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.17
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