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Noah's Ark Colorado Rafting & Aerial Adventure Park

23910 US Highway 285 S, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9571
+1 719-395-2158
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An industry leader noted for high professional standards and quality staff, Noah's Ark has been offering families and groups the rafting experience of a lifetime. Enjoy our scenic riverfront lodge, showers, campsites/tents, covered pavilion, wet suit rentals, retail store and great meals! Half-day, full day, overnight, and fishing trips are offered on most sections of the Arkansas River. Group discounts, reservations recommended. Save time and raft more with our beautiful riverfront property and private put-in. Noah's Ark is also one of the only programs in the area permitted to lead climbing and backpacking trips. Be sure to check out the challenge aerial course, the Browns Canyon Colorado Adventure Park which has 4 Courses, 66 Elements, and a Big Drop Swing.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
23910 US Highway 285 S, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9571
+1 719-395-2158
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We had a fabulous trip down river with Seth through Brown's Canyon. Seth was a great guide that kept us entertained with stories about the canyon and even let us spin the raft a few times. Thank you Seth!

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

The half day rafting trip via Noah's Ark crew and company was a highlight of our trip to the area. It was clear from beginning to end that they are very focused first on group safety, and then on ensuring that everyone has a fun...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

As a repeat customer at Noah's, I have to say this was the best experience I've had. Anna did an amazing job of guiding the three of us paddlers down the river. She was very engaging with my Husband and I, and this quirky kid...More

Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 13 August 2017

On Friday we went on a trip with Brad. He was quite engaging with each person on the raft drawing each person into the group. he also made sure we all felt part of the experience. We were the middle raft in a five raft...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

My family and I were campers at Trail West Family Camp and were fortunate to be able to go white water rafting with Noah's Ark. Our entire family had a blast rafting thru Brown's Canyon. Our guide, Cedar, was friendly, informative and an expert guide...More

Thank Courtney H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Our group of teenagers through 50+ had a wonderful experience. Brad made it a truly enjoyable experience for all. It was a great day for all!

Thank mmhresko
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

2nd time at Noahs great time. Brad our guide was amazing helping with my special needs teenager and provided a great experience. Definitely coming back next year

Thank Terry G
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We had the best experience on a half day float trip with Noah's' Ark. all of the employees were super relational, friendly, helpful and fun. I had a six and seven year old with me and they LOVED the experience. Hitting the waves and seeing...More

Thank F1315PNelizabethp
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Noah's Ark is an excellent rafting company. The trip was super fun which is largely attributed to the energetic and responsible guides. Our guide, Cedar Haugen was awesome. He asked my husband and I and our 3 girls (ages 9, 12, and 13) great questions....More

Thank Cherie W
Reviewed 11 August 2017

My kids had an amazing time. They loved the whole experience. Ok, they didn't love getting up at 5AM to get there in time, but they quickly forgot their brief pain and suffering once they started gearing up. The guides (Brett and Cedar) were professional...More

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17 July 2016|
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Response from NoahsArkWhitewater | Property representative |
Hi! If you're coming from Silverthorne, it's probably about the same time to drive over Hoosier Pass through Breckenridge and Fairplay or to drive over Fremont Pass through Copper and Leadville due to construction on Hwy 285... More
30 June 2016|
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Response from NoahsArkWhitewater | Property representative |
Unfortunately our rafting season ends mid to end of August, depending on the water levels.