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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. Plus free wetsuits and splash jackets on AVA-run trips. Colorado rafting trips only 30 minutes from Denver...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not generally one to write a review, but have been so happy with all of my experiences with AVA that I feel compelled to. I went rafting and ziplining in Idaho Springs (gold rush). in July. and then Kayaking (inflatable duckies) in Kremmling...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

AWESOME and FUN!!! The guides are very knowledgeable and fun, we had Jerad... he was personable and genuine, and knew every detail of that canyon, which in turn knew every rafting maneuver that should be done in the moment— expert dude!!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Abby E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a lot of fun for our family. Line 5 was the best. LInes 1 and 6 were easier to get started and finish out. Great scenery and friendly guides.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jeffrey K
Reviewed 12 September 2019

Adrian and Brandon came to the rescue at the last minute to correct a booking error. My 72 year old mom and my 9 year old grandson had the BEST TIME OF THEIR LIVES! There is no way I can ever say enough good things...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kari V
Reviewed 8 September 2019

Motivating guides, great time Our kids loved the tour, we as parents could hike to the ziplines and hence participate and take great pics and see the fun of the kids

Date of experience: September 2019
Reviewed 2 September 2019

We did their full-day package with zipline in the morning and rafting in the afternoon. It was a lot of fun and made a very memorable and enjoyable day with my 7-year-old. The guides on both events did a great job of both encouraging adventure...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Robert W
Reviewed 30 August 2019 via mobile

Rafting through Browns Canyon is absolutely spectacular! Water levels are somewhat low late August, so not over the top wild, but still a blast for all ages. Our guide, Nick was super personable and knowledgeable. Collin and Alex were delightful as well. We felt adequately...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank nursebeth
Reviewed 29 August 2019

While visiting family in Buena Vista we decided to do the Via Ferrata course.Brandon and Shawn were our guides and were very safety conscious but also fun! I felt very secure from the minute we started. One of our 7 got a bit scared but...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kklammers
Reviewed 24 August 2019 via mobile

My wife, 2 good friends and I recently visited AVA Rafting in Buena Vista,CO. We were all first time rafting customers and had purchased the full day browns Canyon Sizzler package. Our excursion started loosely at 0930 and we finished up back at the outpost...More

Reviewed 19 August 2019 via mobile

We had a small group of adventurers on the Via Ferrata/zip line/rappelling combo and absolutely loved it! Our guides Brandon, Shawn, and Adrian did an outstanding job of mixing fun into the technical work to ensure we had a safe experience. What an adrenaline rush!...More

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Graham W
9 September 2016|
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Response from Pisano808 | Reviewed this property |
I hear AVA has a company they work with as well for custom transportation to and from your location if renting a car is too difficult.
grace v
10 July 2015|
Response from Ryan S | Property representative |
Hi Grace, You can find all information about photos on our website under "about us." Let me know if there is anything else you need.