How overwhelming are you when try to shop around for any rafting or a ziplining trip. After awhile, it all starts to sound the same. However, over the years Arkansas Valley Adventures has consistently been known as the best rafting company in Colorado. Providing highly trained guides, the best gear, all inclusive pricing, the most flexible cancellation policy, and the top of the line customer service, AVA is truly a unique rafting company!
Not everyone can be a raft guide, especially a very good one. AVA requires any rookie guide to log 300 training hours, three times higher than the state requires. All of our guides must carry a minimum of a valid CPR and First Aid, though many of our guides carry advance certifications as well. Our guides are very knowledgeable of the area and the rivers you are rafting on. If you have a question be sure to ask! The average AVA guide has 8 years experience. That’s a lot of river miles!
All recreational activities come with risk, but it is all preventable and starts at the bottom with our equipment. Top of the line equipment is very important when comes to safety. AVA inspects and updates the equipment annually and is always up to State and Federal standards. The zipline course and all rafting/ziplining gear are thoroughly and carefully inspected prior to the start of each season, as well as during daily check in by the Equipment Manager.
Upon check-in with other rafting outfitters you may be asked to spend more money on gear or fees. On AVA trips you won’t have any surprise fees or upcharges upon check-in. You will get everything you need for the best experience possible!
So your trip is not until a week from now, but someone got sick and you have to cancel it. With most rafting outfitter you lose the money and the fun! With AVA, we have the best cancellation policy in the industry. Guests have up until 7pm. the night prior to your trip to make any adjustment or cancellation to the trip. If you need to cancel you may receive a 92% refund.
At AVA we pride ourselves in delivering an unparalleled experience. From when you call in and ask our rafting experts questions, to when you leave the outpost, you will receive the very best service. This customer service has helped us grow into the largest rafting outfitter in the state. In fact, Trip Advisor has just added AVA to the Hall of Fame with 5 years in a row with the Certificate of Excellent. That should say it all!
Whether it is our experienced guides, our flexible cancellation policy, or our superior customer service, AVA is truly a unique rafting company that offers an experience unmatched. Come see why and book a trip now!