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American Adventure Expeditions

12844 US Highway 24/285, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9534
+1 719-395-2409
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US$ 71.34*
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Half Day Browns Canyon Rafting Adventure
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US$ 82.31*
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Half Day Numbers Rafting Adventure
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US$ 93.29*
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Deluxe Day Browns Canyon Rafting Adventure
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
12844 US Highway 24/285, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9534
+1 719-395-2409
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Started off meeting Bowline, our guide, who was super dope. Man can he cook a burger, guide a raft, and cultivate an awesome experience. Numbers Full day is the way to go! Starts out nice and easy in Brown's Canyon, then when you hit the...More

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a party of four, two of which were first time rafters. We all had a blast! Our guide Beau was very knowledgeable and charismatic. He got us excited for the upcoming rapids and made sure we all knew what to do. A very...More

Thank nankreutzer
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a blast on the river today with our 2 kids (6 & 8 years old). We did the half day trip on Brown's Canyon. Our guide Tyler R made everyone in the boat feel comfortable and safe. There were a few folks in...More

Thank Nathalie E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Bowlin, Bobby "Tan Santa", and Judd were incredible! Myself and three other friends signed up for the numbers rafting. They assured us we would be fine and only slightly chilly. I would go back in a heartbeat!

Thank Tara N
Reviewed 1 week ago

My brother and I did the full day white water rafting trip in the Royal Gorge. The first half is relatively tame and a good primer for the rest of the day. This company is the only one located on the river so you end...More

Thank DrDaveTurner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day!! Beau was an awesome guide. We had 3 couples on one raft. The water was still rather low because of being early in the season. Even so, we had a great time and still had to work together to maneuver some tough spots....More

Thank CarrieWilder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my cousin today+ both first timers we had the most amazing time our guide Beau and our driver the Tan Santa had the best vibes and very knowledgeable about the river and techniques to navigate through. I look forward to my next...More

Thank Skip T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We rafted in Brown's Canyon outside of Buena Vista. We were first time rafters and had a fabulous experience! We were three hours on the river. Our guide, Beau, was exceptional; he was professional, personable, encouraging, and made us feel very safe. I would highly...More

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the time we got out of our car until the moment we finished our burgers, we were met with fantastic and professional people! Our guide, Robby, made sure we had the best rafting experience possible and helped us make it our own experience! Just...More

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My family of four rafted Brown's Canyon back in June (2016). This was the first time white water rafting for any of us--we got very wet! Water levels were high in June, which made for a very exciting ride. Our guide, CC/Caroline, was entertaining, and...More

Thank mlutz161
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