Why You Shouldn’t Miss Out On A Raft + Zipline Adventure
If you are an adrenalin junky like the rest of us, give a raft and zipline adventure a go! We offer raft and zipline adventures with any of our half-day rafting trips from both our Buena Vista and Canon City outposts. This double-adventure day option with American Adventure Expeditions is to raft through the canyons of the Arkansas River then fly through the same canyons on a zipline!
It’s the best way to experience the Arkansas River Valley!
What better way to fully experience the Arkansas River Valley than by raft and zipline? Your multi-adventure day begins at one of our outposts to raft through The Numbers, Browns Canyon, Bighorn Sheep Canyon or the Royal Gorge. Then, enjoy a post-rafting trip lunch including a burger, all the fixings, chips, water and fresh baked cookies. Finally, you’ll hop back into your car and drive t0 Captain Zipline where they will be taking you on a wild ride across the valley. It’s truly a thrill to soar above the canyon floor, some 100-200 feet below, where the mighty rapids rage!
This combo package is great for families wanting to have an action-packed day! Both rafting and ziplining are fun adventures for everyone above the age of six years old. We do take five year olds on family floats down the Arkansas River, but to zipline everyone must be over the age of six. The zipline course also includes an elevated ropes course that you are harnessed into and get to challenge yourself to some difficult courses high off the valley floor.
Marvel at the 300 million-year-old colorful rocky cliffs, look down at the 1890 lime kiln ruins and abandoned silver mine shaft, and learn about the area’s rich past and the Wild West history, all while perched above the Arkansas River Valley. In the distance are views of the many 14,000 ft. mountain peaks from the zipline platforms providing yet another great view of the Rocky Mountains.
Come zip with the friendly and experienced guides of Captain Zipline and enjoy a true eco-tour in the heart of the Colorado Rockies. We aim to make this adventure the highlight of your vacation. Although it looks extreme, it actually is relatively easy to do. Certain health restrictions apply, so please call our fun, friendly and professional staff, 719.395.2410, to find the right Colorado zipline tour for you!