Brown's Canyon Half Day
Colorado is known for its towering majestic mountains, but it is also known for its water rapids. Those looking to connect on an adventure that bonds you with nature and one another should book this experience. The Brown’s Canyon Half Day is great morning experience where the family gets to experience the rapids and get a look at the wildlife in their natural environment. Guests can book this experience any day of the week and children are welcome but must to be accompanied by an adult. The entire tour takes approximately 3 hours and will show you a different side of Colorado.
Once you arrive at the departure location, which is Buena Vista, CO you will be introduced to the staff, the guide and the itinerary. Everyone will receive their gear and suit up and get briefed on all safety procedures and what to expect in case of an emergency. For the beginners or just for a refresher, the guide will go over the paddling commands and how to get the boat to go in each direction. The rapids are at a moderate level so even beginners can work together and get through them and still have a lot of fun. The journey will then begin through the rivers of Brown’s Canyon National Monument. Some of the places you will go through on the ride are Devil’s Punchbowl, Pinball, Staircase, Zoomflume and the Big Drop.
This whitewater rafting tour is exciting and bonds the family with nature and allows the family to experience working together to get through the rapids. It includes all the necessary equipment needed and a guide to make great memories on the water.
After arrival at the departure office our staff will get you checked in and outfitted for your adventure. After a short ride to the launch area in one of our vehicles the trip leader will provide everyone with a river orientation/safety talk outlining what to expect on the trip. The guides will then review paddling commands and maneuvering the raft down the river. Then the fun begins! Your guide and fellow crewmembers will paddle through exciting moderate level whitewater that with spectacular 14000' peaks as your backdrop. Your adventure through Brown's Canyon National Monument includes lots of fun and excitement as you weave through Pinball, barrel down Zoomflume, Big Drop, Staircase, Devils Punchbowl and many more leaving you with memories that will last a lifetime.
Pickup & Return:
115 Gregg Dr. Buena Vista CO 81211.
Departure Times: 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m, 2:30 p.m.
- Professionally guided river trip
- All mandatory rafting equipment (helmets, life jackets, paddles)
Does not include:
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Professional photos of your adventure (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
- Minimum age is 7 years
- Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
- Not recommended for pregnant women
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately