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Buffalo Joe’s Rafting brought to you by River Runners

Buena Vista, CO 81211
+1 800-332-9100
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Class 3 and 4 rapids

Good value and they take great photos of the boats. I would recommend this for families - but... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Todd G
Winter Garden, Florida
Fun rafting experience with amazing views!

We had a positively wonderful full-day rafting experience through Brown's Canyon. The steak lunch... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2015
Laramie, Wyoming
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Buffalo Joe's has merged with River Runners! Our whitewater rafting adventures are run on the Arkansas River from April through September, beginning north of Buena Vista and continuing south through Brown's Canyon which has recently been designated a National Monument! For the experienced rafters we also offer the more challenging trips through the Royal Gorge and Numbers sections of the Arkansas. You'll love our brand new headquarters on the river in downtown Buena Vista's South Main neighborhood. Not only are we among the oldest and safest rafting company's, but we're the only rafting company on the Arkansas River that's walking distance to your hotel room, restaurants, shops and parks! Hope to see you on the river soon!
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3 Jul 2017
“Class 3 and 4 rapids”
17 Aug 2015
“Fun rafting experience with amazing views!”
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Buena Vista, CO 81211
+1 800-332-9100

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Good value and they take great photos of the boats. I would recommend this for families - but - some of the waters get pretty rough - so - the safety instructions are crucial. Our guide - Dan - was amazing and kept us entertained...More

Thank Todd G
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We had a positively wonderful full-day rafting experience through Brown's Canyon. The steak lunch was unbelievable! I haven't eaten so much in one sitting in years, but it was so good that I couldn't resist seconds! Be sure to ask for Johnny as your guide--...More

Thank thebioarchaeologist
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

We go rafting with BJ's every year- since 2005!!! We always have a great experience, whether we do a half day, full day or overnight. The staff in the office are always amazing and so friendly and helpful. This year our guide was Corbin, and...More

Thank KaiyaMarie
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We took the all day raft trip with lunch through Browns Canyon and our guides were absolutely incredible. Paul & Tim were amazing, outgoing, informative, friendly and funny all the while making sure we were all safe and having a great time! They prepared a...More

Thank 2Waterlovers
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Our family visits Buena Vista, CO every year. When we want a great day of family fun we sign up for the full day, Brown's Canyon raft trip through Buffalo Joe's. The boat puts in right in Buena Vista so there is no bus ride...More

1  Thank Anne J
Reviewed 6 August 2015

We had an amazing time!! A cousins reunion, we had three rafts full of family. I was concerned about my 6 year old son; we've never rafted before. He had the time of his life and has told everyone that it was his favorite adventure....More

Thank KSTraveler169
Reviewed 3 August 2015

The staff at Buffalo Joe's was the most professional,courteous and organized of the four rafting trips we have taken over the last 15 years. Our guide was very experienced and did a great job at leading us without being bossy. He also entertained and informed...More

Thank anneY6076KP
Reviewed 25 July 2015

This Co. is more about wanting you to have a great time. Unlike other rafting companies we have used where you are just another body to get down the river. Johnny was our guide and her was great. He gave us plenty of description of...More

Thank MrStogy
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

The whole trip was great! Our guide was very good, we all stayed in the boat! The river and scenery were beautiful. I definitely recommend this company, and highly recommend renting a wet suit, even in July. That made it perfect.

Thank Lori L
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Buff Joes just moved into a new location and it is a great upgrade. Being right at the put in location with no bus ride to get going is great. The steak lunch is still a highlight and keeps us gong back. Get ready for...More

Thank turtle722
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