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Browns Canyon National Monument Half Day

CLASS TYPE: III+       Arkansas River: Departs from Buena Vista

The best of Colorado Rafting! Browns Canyon National Monument on the world famous Arkansas River is the most popular whitewater rafting destination...

The best of Colorado Rafting! Browns Canyon National Monument on the world famous Arkansas River is the most popular whitewater rafting destination in North America! Your adventure begins beneath the spectacular Collegiate Peaks and takes you through Browns Canyon, a recently designated National Monument. Thrilling rapids make this fantastic whitewater stretch one that shouldn't be missed. This trip offers everything you're looking for in a fun and exciting rafting adventure! Plenty of moderate level whitewater and exciting class 3+ rapids, with picturesque 14,000' peaks & spectacular canyon scenery. Lots of thrills and laughter as you paddle through Pinball, Zoomflume, Bigdrop, Staircase, Punchbowl and more. This wet n' wild adventure is great for first timers and seasoned rafters alike, and will leave you with memories that will last a lifetime! FAQ for the Browns Canyon Half Day What can I expect on this trip? The Browns Canyon section of the Arkansas River offers class III+ whitewater amidst spectacular mountain and desert scenery, and is the most popular raft trip in the country. Can I bring my child on this trip? This is a very family friendly Colorado rafting trip! Recommended minimum age is 7 years old and at least 50 pounds. Exceptions are made when the water levels subside. We may also adjust upward during above average flow rates. How difficult is this trip? Browns Canyon is class III+ whitewater, often described as moderate, exciting, and great for first-timers or families! How long are we on the river? Though this depends on time of year and flows, guest can expect to be on the river for about 2 hours on the half day trip. When and where do we meet? This trip meets at our Buena Vista office. Half Day trips meet at 9:30am, 12:30pm, 2pm and depart 30 minutes later. Once you have arrived at the office that your trip departs from, Performance Tours will provide all shuttles. We have ample parking at all of our offices. Need to know more? What about life jackets, lunches, equipment you can bring and equipment you'll need? Our FAQ page has all the answers you need.

PER ADULT: $68.00

11 & Under: $59.00

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Blue River Half Day

CLASS TYPE: II - III       Blue River: Departs from Frisco

The Blue River raft trip is the closest whitewater rafting to Breckenridge, Frisco, Keystone, and Copper Mountain! This is the perfect moderate level ...

The Blue River raft trip is the closest whitewater rafting to Breckenridge, Frisco, Keystone, and Copper Mountain! This is the perfect moderate level whitewater adventure in the Summit County area, Guests will enjoy the thrill of whitewater rafting while taking in the spectacular alpine scenery beneath The Eagles Nest Wilderness Area, and the Gore Range You'll be surrounded by breathtaking mountain views while challenging the fast-running rapids through Boulder Canyon. Lots of excitement, relaxation and fun in the sun! A great trip for rafters of all experience levels, conveniently located 15 minutes from Breckenridge. The Blue River rafting trip is an express tour, covering several miles of whitewater in less than 2 hours. This trip is perfect for guests on a tight schedule looking to squeeze in a quick rafting experience and make the most of their time in the mountains. The Blue River has a short whitewater season and our ability to raft the Blue River depends on the season's snowpack. Check for availability! FAQ for the Blue River Half Day What river and area is this trip based out? The Blue River runs through Summit County, CO. We raft a section of the Blue River that is several miles north of Breckenridge, and only minutes from our office in Frisco, CO. What types of scenery will we see? The Blue River 1/2 day trip offers class 3 whitewater through beautiful alpine scenery. The season is from late May through early July, and varies slightly from year to year. How long is this trip? Though the amount of time on the river varies based on conditions, you can expect to be on the river for about 1.5 hours, covering approximately 6 miles. Can I bring my child on this trip? Recommended minimum age is 7 years old and 50 lbs. The minimum age may be adjusted upward at higher flows and downward at lower flows. Is this a family friendly trip? Yes! This is one of the most family friendly trip options in Summit County. The adventure begins with about 3 miles of calm, flat-water and ends with 3 miles of continuous class 2-3 whitewater! When and where do we meet? All Blue River Rafting trips meet 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time at our office in Frisco. Once you have arrived at the office that your trip departs from, Performance Tours will provide all shuttles. We have ample parking at all of our offices.   Need to know more? What about lifejackets, lunches, equipment you can bring and equipment you'll need? Our FAQ page has all the answers you need.

PER ADULT: $68.00

11 & Under: $63.00

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Browns Canyon National Monument Three Quarter Day

CLASS TYPE: Class III+       Arkansas River

Browns Canyon National Monument, 3/4 Day Trip: "Summit Deluxe" A full service whitewater rafting trip from Breckenridge, CO and Summ...

Browns Canyon National Monument, 3/4 Day Trip: "Summit Deluxe" A full service whitewater rafting trip from Breckenridge, CO and Summit County! The "Summit Deluxe" combines lunch, spectacular rafting, and transportation. Kick back and relax! We'll do the driving, provide a delicious lunch at our base in Buena Vista and take you down America's favorite stretch of whitewater through the world famous Browns Canyon National Monument Area! Fun and exciting class III+ moderate level whitewater, majestic 14,000' peaks and a convenient mid morning departure time. FAQ for 3/4 Day Trip w/Lunch Adults $102.00, Children $92.00 (Minimum age 7yrs old and 50lbs.) What can I expect on this trip? Summit County guests will be whisked away at a convenient mid-morning departure time, and brought to our Buena Vista office. There, you will enjoy lunch on the patio. Build your own sandwich with fresh meats and cheeses from the deli, topped off with a variety of veggies, condiments breads, wraps, chips, cookies and more. After lunch, you'll be outfitted for your whitewater rafting trip. Guests will enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Browns Canyon National Monument area for about 2 hours before returning to our office to dry-off, change and look at photos from your adventure.  Then, we'll load everyone back into the van or bus and bring you back to Summit County in time for dinner! Can I bring my child on this trip? Recommended minimum age is 7 years old and at least 50 pounds. Exceptions are made when the water levels subside. We may also adjust upward during above average flow rates. How long are we on the River? Though this depends on time of year and flows, guest can expect to be on the river for about 2 hours on the 3/4 day trip. When and where do we meet? Departs at 10:10 a.m. from Pioneer Sports in Frisco (next to Walmart) Or 10:30 a.m. from Alpine Sports (North Store by City Market) in Breckenridge. Looking for a customized pick-up and drop off for your group adventure? Give us a call at 800.328.7238! Need to know more? What about life jackets, lunches, equipment you can bring and equipment you'll need? Our FAQ page has all the answers you need.  

PER ADULT: $110.00

11 & Under: $100.00

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Mild and Scenic Half Day

CLASS TYPE: I - II       Arkansas River: Departs from Buena Vista

Our mild and scenic trips are an excellent alternative for those wanting relaxing flat water, small scale rapids, and beautiful mountain scenery. This...

Our mild and scenic trips are an excellent alternative for those wanting relaxing flat water, small scale rapids, and beautiful mountain scenery. This is a great trip for families with younger children. FAQ for the Mild and Scenic Half Day Trip Can I bring my child on this trip? Recommended minimum age is 4 years old and 30 lbs. When and where do we meet? This trip meets in Buena Vista 30 minutes prior to departure time. Once you have arrived at the office that your trip departs from, Performance Tours will provide all shuttles. We have ample parking at all of our offices. Need to know more? What about life jackets, lunches, equipment you can bring and equipment you'll need? Our FAQ page has all the answers you need.

PER ADULT: $68.00

11 & Under: $59.00

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Numbers Half Day

CLASS TYPE: IV- V       Arkansas River: Departs from Buena Vista

Action packed whitewater from the moment you hit the river! The Numbers can best be described as steep, narrow and technical, with rigorous paddling r...

Action packed whitewater from the moment you hit the river! The Numbers can best be described as steep, narrow and technical, with rigorous paddling required from the onset! This is a great adrenaline pumping river trip for anyone in good physical condition looking for an exciting, scenic and challenging whitewater adventure! FAQ for the Numbers Half Day The Numbers section offers class IV - V whitewater for those seeking a challenge this season. Can I bring my child on this trip? Recommended minimum age is 16 for this run. Exceptions are made at lower flows. When and where do we meet? At the Buena Vista office 30 minutes prior to departure. Once you have arrived at the office that your trip departs from, Performance Tours will provide all shuttles. We have ample parking at all of our offices. Need to know more? What about life jackets, lunches, equipment you can bring and equipment you'll need? Our FAQ page has all the answers you need.

PER ADULT: $76.00

11 & Under: $n/a

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