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Half-Day Whitewater Rafting in Browns Canyon

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Half-Day Whitewater Rafting in Browns Canyon
From US$73.38
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Afternoon Trip 12:45pmMost Popular
Check-in time is 12:45 PM. Paddle 10 miles through Browns Canyon National Monument, return by 5PM.
Morning Trip 8am
Check-in time is 8AM. Paddle 10 miles through Browns Canyon National Monument, return around noon.
Spend an fun time whitewater rafting through Browns Canyon National Monument. Currently we are experiencing low water conditions, and have moved our trip downstream to a more fluid section for the best experience.  You will be on the water for 1 1/2-2 hours, and experience two of the most popular rapids, Seidell's and Twin Falls.  Choose from one of two departure times when you book.  Please note:    A PRIVATE BOAT IS NOT GUARANTEED. YOU MAY BE GROUPED WITH OTHER GUESTS.
What to Expect
Get ready for a thrilling 4-hours (varies with water level) when you meet at the Rafting Office on Hwy 285 South in Buena Vista at your chosen time. Your rafting trip leader will talk you through what to wear, where to be and what to expect on your trip down the Arkansas river located in Browns Canyon National Monument. 

After your trip leader educates you with a whitewater rafting safety talk, you will be suited up with a life jacket, helmet and a guide.  Head out to the river, you are now ready to raft several Class III whitewater rapids such as Pinball, Zoom Flume, and Raft Ripper. 

A bus will pick you up 10 miles downstream from where you started and bring you back to the Rafting office where you will dry off and continue with your day.

Lunch is available before or after your trip at the Rafting office riverside pavilion.
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Fun time!

We had a great time on the river with our guide, Austin. He was a lot of fun and kept a good conversation going, all while doing an excellent job of maneuvering the raft and keeping us paddling! The water level was low, so we...More

Thank NTranced1
Reviewed 3 days ago
Long wait times

This was our first time taking our kids (6 and 8) rafting. The water was low so we figured it would be a good intro. We arrived 10min early to 12:30pm recommended check in and went to the front desk to identify they were missing...More

Thank Darrel C
Reviewed 3 days ago
Family Vacation

This was our kids first white water adventure! Our youngest was 6! They were very accommodating and our guide Brett was fantastic! Thanks for the wonderful memories! Highly recommend!

Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 3 days ago
Fantastic rafting trip with my daughters

Had a great time rafting lower Brown's Canyon. Rees, our guide, was a great guide. He kept the kids engaged, asked lots of questions and definitely showed his skill as we worked our way through the rapids. Can't wait to go back!

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 days ago
Well organized trip

This was our first time rafting. The guides were well organized and trained. Our guide, Maciann, was very friendly and made the trip enjoyable. The river was very low, so the rapids were not all that exciting and caused us to get stuck on rocks...More

Thank christinevorhies
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