Numbers Extreme Whitewater Rafting

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Operates Daily from May 1st through Labor Day. Please note that the minimum age increases and this section sometimes closes at high water which generally occurs in late May into early June.
Activity Highlights
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Arkansas River, CO

The most popular whitewater rafting river in Colorado.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Wilderness Aware Rafting, Buena Vista, CO

Meet at our riverside headquarters located just 2 miles South of Buena Vista, Colorado 30-45 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time. Upon arrival our helpful staff will direct you on how to prepare for the day and will make recommendations about rental gear (wetsuits, splash jackets and river shoes) based on weather/ water conditions.

After getting changed into your river clothes and receiving a comprehensive safety orientation, we will transport you about 15 minutes to the river put-in location.

After paddling through 6 miles of the heart pumping rapids of the Numbers section you will either end your half-day trip and return to our office, or if you are doing the full-day trip you will enjoy a riverside lunch. The full-day trip then continues into the technical class III-IV Narrows section and ends at our office take-out. Don't forget to view your photos before saying good bye to your guide!

Duration: 1 hour

Activity Details
Extreme Colorado white water rafting on the Arkansas River in Buena Vista is for experienced rafters or adventurous beginners in good physical condition. The Numbers sections offers some of the most technical white water rafting in Colorado. Be prepared for a full body workout as your professional river guide directs your group through each back to back rapid. Enjoy scenic views of the 14,000 foot Collegiate Peaks and cottonwood lined riverbanks between paddle strokes
Departure & Return
Departure Point12600 US Hwy 24/285, Buena Vista, CO 81211, USA
ReturnReturns to original departure point
What's Included
  • National Park fees
  • Lunch on full-day trips only
  • Transportation to and from the river
  • Professional river guide
  • Use of helmet, personal flotation devices and necessary river equipment
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • High water/ cool weather river gear (wetsuits which are required over 1,000 cfs, splash jackets, and river shoes)
Additional Information
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Minimum age is 14 years (increases at high water during late May and early June)
  • Section may close during high water (late May through early June)
  • Vegetarian and gluten free options available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 4 people per booking is required
  • Not available for pregnant women
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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