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Browns Canyon Half Day Raft Trip - 10am provided by River Runners

Browns Canyon Half Day Raft Trip - 10am

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 09/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 09/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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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  • You'll start at
    River Runners Browns Canyon
    24070 Co Rd 301, Buena Vista, CO 81211, USA
    Departure Point: River Runners at Browns Canyon Address: 24070 County Road 301 Buena Vista, CO  81211 Dates: See Availability
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    Browns Canyon National Monument
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Enter Browns Canyon National Monument three miles (about one hour) into the rafting trip.
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  • You'll end at
    River Runners Browns Canyon
    24070 Co Rd 301, Buena Vista, CO 81211, USA
    Departure Point: River Runners at Browns Canyon Address: 24070 County Road 301 Buena Vista, CO  81211 Dates: See Availability
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Departure Point
River Runners Browns Canyon, 24070 Co Rd 301, Buena Vista, CO 81211, USA
Duration
2–3 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Rafting gear (wetsuit, splash top, boots, PFD and helmet)
  • Transportation from take-out back to outpost
  • Entry/Admission - Browns Canyon National Monument
Exclusions
  • 5.25% state park fees
  • Photos
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • There are inherent risks with whitewater rafting. All participants must assume that risk. Everyone will need to read and sign a waiver/release form. Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian’s signature on the form.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 70 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kat wrote a review Sep 2020
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Our party loved every minute of this experience! We had never been white water rafting before, but our guide Travis was so helpful and informative. He told us different facts about the canyon as we passed through, and he even discussed some of the history in the area. He also
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from ColoradoRiverRunners, Manager at Browns Canyon Half Day Raft Trip - 10am
Responded 1 week ago
Hi KatAlysst, We're glad your group had an awesome trip with Travis! We appreciate your 5 star review and would love to take you rafting again. Sincerely, Becky
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NTWB wrote a review Sep 2020
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All the guides were really nice and had it together. Very good at explaining the paddle techniques and very easy going. The water level was very low, that of course is not their fault. We had a good time anyway and the views are beautiful. Mary the bus driver though, was the
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from ColoradoRiverRunners, Manager at Browns Canyon Half Day Raft Trip - 10am
Responded 1 week ago
Hi NTWB, Thanks for the 5 star review! We're glad you enjoyed your trip with us despite the low September river flows. We look forward to taking you again in the summer months when the rapids are more exciting! We'll pass along your compliments to Mary, she truly is a sweetheart. Sincerely, Becky
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Joanie F wrote a review Aug 2020
Wilmington, Delaware1 contribution
So much fun!!!! Great staff and fun for every level. Water was low but staff went above & beyond to make it fun
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from ColoradoRiverRunners, Manager at Browns Canyon Half Day Raft Trip - 10am
Responded 1 week ago
Hi 47joanief, Thank you for the 5 star review! We're glad you had a great time despite the low August river flows. We look forward to taking you out again in June or July when the rapids are more exciting! Sincerely, Becky
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ALEX T wrote a review Aug 2020
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This was extremely fun and exciting! I loved being on the river and going through all the thrilling rapids! Sophie (our river guide) made the trip very fun, as she would make many hilarious jokes, tell us random fun facts, and over all guides us through the water very well! She
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from ColoradoRiverRunners, Manager at Browns Canyon Half Day Raft Trip - 10am
Responded 1 week ago
Hi ALEX-TOMASHEK, Thank you for the positive review. We're glad your group had such a great time with Sophie! We'll certainly share your positive feedback with her and we hope to take you rafting again next summer. Sincerely, Becky
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Anna P wrote a review Aug 2020
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We had a great time, and Austin was a fantastic guide! The staff was knowledgeable, friendly, and took a lot of time to coach and inform us how to handle the raft and the river. We had so much fun that I was ready to go again as soon as we finished! Next time, I will be
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from ColoradoRiverRunners, Manager at Browns Canyon Half Day Raft Trip - 10am
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Z4836YGannap, Thank you so much for the amazing review of your experience and our awesome staff! We can't wait to take you out on the full day next summer! Sincerely, Becky
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We had a great trip. It was our 1st time rafting and we all loved it. John was a great guide and very laid back.
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Great experience
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Amazing day
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amazing 3 day adventure!
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MuddyTexan
John was the perfect boat captain! I highly recommend RiverRunners and I’ll definitely be back! I’ll ask to have Jo
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Great experience!
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A great time! The highlight of our trip!
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