White Water Rafting
Colorado whitewater rafting tours range from mellow and scenic to wild and thrilling on rivers across the state. AVA has the perfect trip for every group whether you have a couple hours or several days.
Overnight & Multiday Rafting
Some of the greatest adventures we have to offer are Colorado overnight trips. You can choose trips from one night along the river all the way to multiple days in the wilderness.
So, what exactly is a Via Ferrata? In simple terms, it is a mountain route equipped with fixed ladders, cables, and bridges in order to be accessible to climbers and walkers. But AVA never did things the simple way. Read more about AVA's Via Ferrata courses here.
Explore the beautiful Rockies from high alpine terrain and views of 14 thousand foot peaks all on bike. Bike about 25 miles from the base of Loveland Ski area Bike path all the way to Idaho Springs with shorter options available, and the best part is that it is predominantly downhill. Our bike rentals and shuttle options make this a hassle-free & fun-filled adventure.
Experience two unique zipline courses in the Colorado Rockies. With platforms and lines integrated into the surrounding peaks, cliffs, and trees, you’ll enjoy stunning views along with thrilling speeds.
Enjoy a leisurely float while learning from our experienced local fishing guides as they show you the best spots and offer pro tips on fly fishing the Colorado River.
Off-Road UTV Rentals
Explore the Colorado River headwaters region in our custom side-by-sides. With over 200 miles of trails on 20,000 acres, you’ll have plenty of options. Our trails will allow you to see remote wilderness you wouldn’t otherwise be able to go.
Nothing will take you back to the Old West like experiencing Colorado from horseback. Choose from scenic trail rides in various destinations or challenge yourself with an authentic cattle drive.
Colorado Rafting Gear Rental
Planning your own adventure and don’t need a guide? AVA offers a full range of river equipment for rent, from boats and paddles to coolers and overnight gear. Transportation is also available.
Defy gravity and test your limits all while taking in the spectacular scenery of the Arkansas River Valley. Our experienced guides will provide everything you need to learn how to rock climb.
If you're headed to Buena Vista for an adventure with AVA, we offer multiple lodging options at our outpost so you don't have to worry about the commute before and after your activity. Choose from our on-site cabins or campsites.
Hot Air Balloons
Soar high above the South Park Valley near Breckenridge and watch the sun rise over Colorado’s mountain peaks. Float over stunning high alpine scenery and rolling hills in an experience like no other.
Explore Colorado’s rich mining history and take in the gorgeous views as your train winds through the steep mountainsides, towering pines, and narrow river valleys just west of Denver.
Wondering what to do in Colorado? There’s no shortage of outdoor activities and adventures whether you’re a lifelong local or a first-time visitor. If anything, it can be difficult to narrow down the options. Activities in Colorado range from horseback riding and cattle drives to whitewater rafting on rivers across the state and hiking to Rocky Mountain peaks that top out above 14,000 feet.