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Great time had by all!

Captain Dan, out of Kremmling, was the best! We took 2 toddlers and everyone was super cool in our... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kellyo126
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Great day in Browns Canyon with Shawn

Just spent a fabulous afternoon on the Arkansas River with AVA rafting. We chose the 3/4 day trip... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Marc S
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World-class Colorado rafting trips on 8 rivers for all ages and abilities, zipline tours and rock climbing on our 44-acre mountain property. Offering great trip discounts every day on our award-winning website: just click the red Trip Discounts button on our home page. Plus free wetsuits and splash jackets on AVA-run trips. Colorado rafting trips only 1 hour from Vail.
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“buena vista” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
411 Metcalf Road, Vail, CO 81620
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+1 970-423-7031
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Captain Dan, out of Kremmling, was the best! We took 2 toddlers and everyone was super cool in our boat. Very professional yet fun. We felt very safe with Dan as the captain.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just spent a fabulous afternoon on the Arkansas River with AVA rafting. We chose the 3/4 day trip which was perfect since we were all getting a lot of sun. We had Shawn as our raft guide and he was simply fantastic. He got the...More

Thank Marc S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So when planning our trip, I hesitated to book a white water trip as my family (ages 11, 13, and 15) had gone before in May when water was high. I thought that the lower water of August would not compare to the excitement of...More

Thank Diane E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of having Shawn as our guide for the rock climbing excursion. Not only was he a fantastic teacher amd knowledgable but he was also very personable and funny. Most of us hadn't ever rock climbed before and we're nervous at the...More

Thank Tristan S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first family trip to Colorado and rafting was high on our list of things to do. Highly recommend AVA as a rafting company and Zeb as a guide. Zeb was very knowledgable of the river and it's history and kept us entertained...More

Thank Deirdre S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went out the week of 4th of July with two boys, 9 and 13, and had a great time. We did the Brown's Canyon trip, which only had up to Class III rapids, but it was still interesting enough for me the adrenaline junky,...More

Thank bmwracer3
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of five (2- 10 year olds and a 12 year old) went white water rafting for the first time! We had an awesome time! It was so exciting and a little scary, but our guide, Hank, was the best! He was obviously very...More

Thank amy W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was out first time rafting and Zeb made it an amazing first experience! I hope he gets his pudding😁

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 5 of us--kids aged 11, 12 & 14--it was a memorable time as a family that we will always remember! Lillie was a great guide & I could not help but notice that we did not get stuck on rocks like the other...More

Thank Foreverett
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had wonderful guides for all of our adventures. Zach for being our rafting guide was amazing and knowledgeable. Niko, Luna, Sam and Sabastian were very funny and made ziplining for my first time a blast.

Thank Ronda T
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
Their website provides lots of detail on all their packages including pricing. My trip was worth every penny spent.
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