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“Emerson and Ian are fantastic guides!”

A1 Wildwater Rafting
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Whether you’re a first time adventurer, family, or seasoned veteran, we can offer you some of the best Wildwater and scenery in Colorado.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We went on the full day rafting trip through A1 Wildwater Rafting and had a wonderful time! Emerson did an outstanding job as our guide. Despite going over some intense Class IV rapids, he gave great instruction and kept us all in the boat. Some of the other boats weren't as lucky! And our boat worked together to pick up a few rafters who had fallen in the river. Ian led the safety talk and did a great job letting us know what to expect and how to manage falling into the river. I highly recommend the full day of rafting. It includes a delicious picnic in a scenic spot and gave us plenty of time rafting. We can't wait to go back!

Thank Krista S
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"scenic trip"
in 7 reviews
"the river"
in 43 reviews
"estes park"
in 8 reviews
"afternoon trip"
in 3 reviews
"safety talk"
in 6 reviews
"boat guide"
in 2 reviews
"class iv rapids"
in 4 reviews
"white water"
in 5 reviews
"higher water"
in 2 reviews
"great family experience"
in 2 reviews
"young ones"
in 2 reviews
"year olds"
in 3 reviews
"different areas"
in 2 reviews
"taking pictures"
in 2 reviews
"whitewater experience"
in 2 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 2 reviews
"super fun"
in 3 reviews

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Our white water rafting trip with A1 came at the end of a 10 day family vacation. We all wanted one more adventure before the long trip home and A1 did not disappoint. We were all first time rafters and this trip gave us a great taste of whitewater rafting without being too crazy. Our guide Cullen aka Baby Bear was fantastic! He had our three children (ages 9, 13, and 16) in the back of the raft with him and he was great at making sure they were having fun and also staying safe. The water level was low during our trip so we experienced more obstacles than what would be typical for this time of year but Baby Bear did a great job at navigating us around them. It was a great first time rafting trip and I'm glad we chose A1!

Thank Renee F
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We had a chance to go on whitewater rafting trip through the guest ranch where we were spending the week. We had an afternoon trip with a group of 6 from the ranch on our raft with our guide, Kumar. Our grandson was 6 and the other child was 11 and we had 4 adults who paddled.

We want on the easier trip with portage around the IV, but did II and III. Felt really comfortable with our guide especially with the young ones on the raft.

We had a great time. Lots of smiles, lots of laughs, especially when the water splashes everyone.

Would recommend this outfitter. They answered all our questions and helped us all the way through the process; getting gear, safety talk, ride to starting point, and the river ride.

1  Thank cal4361
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Robbie was amazing. We took 2 ten year olds on this trip. Our guide was knowledgeable and fun while keeping everyone safe.

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing company! Even though our raft flipped (which was no fault but our own) several of the other guides sprang into action and made all efforts possible to grab us out of the river asap. It was a scary experience but I felt not only in good hands but also prepared to know what to do in that situation from the safety meeting prior to the start of the trip. Solid group of people, very professional, and experienced. Can't wait to come back for a full day, shout out to our guide! #CharliesAngles

1  Thank shannong0107
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