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Half-Day Whitewater Rafting in Browns Canyon

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  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
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 weeks ago
Excellent rafting trip with Spencer!

We went on a half day rafting trip with Spencer with a group from Young Life's Trail West Lodge and loved every minute! Despite the low water levels, Spencer made the trip fun and navigated the river well. My kids loved his stories and how...More

Thank jlh272
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great time

Destipite very low wter level we had a very nice trip on lower Browns Canyon. Great staff and great organization.

Thank andrea1961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
A great family adventure!

For most of our family this was our first rafring experience and it was so fun. The water on the Arkansas river was lower than normal but the class 3 rapids were still exciting. Our guide was a very engaging,fun and knowledgable young man. He...More

Thank pedsrn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Really great time

When I clicked on the wrong date for the trip for 7 people, I called the after-hours emergency number and was told "no problem, we'll make the adjustment in the morning". See you day after tomorrow. Our guide was great. My 80 year old mom...More

Thank E3489OImarkb
Reviewed 16 August 2018
Rafting Fun in the Sun.

The fun and courteous guides and staff made our trip an experience to remember. Even the low water conditions didn't dampen their enthusiasm. Michael, our guide, was engaging and professional at the same time. We will definitely be returning to Noah's Ark for more family...More

Thank Tommy B
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