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Noah's Ark Colorado Rafting & Aerial Adventure Park

23910 US Highway 285 S, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9571
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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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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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23910 US Highway 285 S, Buena Vista, CO 81211-9571
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Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Our family of 17 (Grandma+Grandpa all the way down to age 6) all enjoyed the reading this morning. The younger kids and two adults when in the combo raft while the other 10 of us, went in two rafts. The 3+ rapids were just the...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

My wife and went white water rafting with my daughter, son-in-law and 3 grandchildren, ages 6,8 and 10. We were a bit apprehensive because we have had about a 30% success rate with raft trips in the past. At age 67 we were cynical about...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2017

I came with a group of 15, mostly young people from our church whom had never rafted before! Some were a little unsure of what they were getting into, but the guides did an awesome job and the the young people all had a SUPER...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2017

Chuck and his team of people (including his two daughters and wife) were amazing. Their humble, selfless service and competence brings great comfort in stressful situations. Our group went rock-climbing, repelling and white-water rafting, The Noah's team also led our group on a four day...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2017

I had the pleasure of rick climbing, repelling, and rafting with Noah's and ever staff member I encountered was knowledgeable, fun, and willing to help. Highly recommended for anyone looking for some outdoor fun.

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Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Wanted to take the kids (13, 11, 9, 7) whitewater rafting. Noah's ark came recommended highly. It didn't disappoint! Gabriele B. kept us entertained and safe, all while having an amazing time on the river, she even prayed for us while floating! That is an...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

This is our 2nd trip to Noah's Ark, and was requested as a birthday present by my 11 year old. We reserved some time on the ropes course for the morning and was guided by Brie. She was incredible, encouraging and super fun! Then for...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

We spent a half-day out on the river, and I have not had that much fun in I don't know how long! Our guide, Gabrielle, went the extra mile to make our experience was the perfect combination of adventure and fun, all while keeping us...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

8 of us joined our guide Brad for a great day on the river. The wettest summer I can remember in Colorado raised the river level and the opportunities for fun. Brad knew we wanted to maximize the experience and made all the right decisions...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Macy Ann was our guide and she was amazing!! We were very impressed with how knowledgeable she was and how she took charge with navigating the rapids on the river. We had two young kids that were a little nervous and she was so sweet...More

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Brian H
March 22, 2017|
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Response from NoahsArkWhitewater | Property representative |
The Raft & Rail Package includes a 1/2 day rafting trip through Browns Canyon National Monument which has Class 3 and 3+ rapids. There is always inherent risk with whitewater rafting. However, the section we raft through... More
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mbjean
July 16, 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
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lsf1
June 30, 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.
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