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Colorado River Paddleboarding Adventure

Bond, CO

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Test your balance, core strength and spirit for adventure with a Colorado River Paddleboarding Adventure!
  • Featured in the Denver Post and Vail Daily, guides have 10+ years of instruction experience
  • Learn how to 'walk on water' while taking in the beautiful mountain views
  • Perfect for beginners, experts and everyone in between
  • Hop on a board and experience a thrill unlike any other when you ride the river!
Bond, CO
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May - October:
Thursday through Monday - 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM
*Pending water conditions

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    Essential Information
    • All participants should be in adequate physical condition and be comfortable swimmers
    • Be prepared to get wet
    • Participants who are paddleboarding must be at least 13 years of age
    • Children under 13 years of age may ride on a parent or guardian's board and must wear a life jacket
    • A life jacket, helmet and wetsuit will be provided, and Neoprene booties will be available for rent on the day of the experience
    • A Stand Up Paddle ACA Swiftwater accredited guide will be with the tour group the entire time
    2 - 2.5 hours
    Experience Provider Info
    Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
    Maximum Participants
    You may be accompanied by up to 25 participants per group. There will be a 4-to-1 student-to-instructor ratio.
    Yes, spectators are welcome to watch the group launch and meet the group at the ending location.
    Weather Dependent
    This experience is rarely cancelled because of weather. In the event of inclement weather, you will reschedule directly with the experience provider. Always call the experience provider on the day of the experience to ensure your tour is running.
    What To Wear
    Participants should wear comfortable clothing that will keep you warm when you are wet; materials such as neoprene or fleece work best. Wear shoes with a good sole that can get wet and will remain on your feet, sunscreen and sunglasses are recommended.
    Are there any age restrictions?
    All stand up paddleboarding participants need to be at least 13 years of age to utilize their own paddleboard. Children under the age of 13 can ride on their parents' or guardians' boards or a guide's paddleboard. Contact Virgin Experience Gifts for questions and pricing.
    Will I get wet?
    Yes! Wetsuits and life jackets will be provided.
    Is there nearby camping?
    Yes, riverside camping is allowed near the launch site. Daily rates may vary but are typically between $3-$5.
    Can I bring alcohol with me?
    No, alcohol is not allowed on this experience.
    Is there food nearby?
    Yes, this experience ends at a scenic river hangout with a riverside bar and grill, as well as a nearby general store. Beverages and food may be purchased at the take-out point.
    What are the rapids like?
    The section of the Colorado River covered in this tour has Class I-II rapids, which are the beginning levels.
    What happens if the water level is too high on the river?
    This experience will take place on a stretch of the Colorado River that does not rise to unsafe levels. You will see Class I-II rapids on the river, but you will not ride through advanced rapids.
    Where do I put my personal belongings?
    There is a secure area at the starting point to place your keys and small personal items. Your guide will have a waterproof bag to carry small items such as a wallet or cell phone. It is recommended to keep valuable items in your car during this experience.

    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days.  All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.

    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

    Cancellation Policy

    Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no exchanges or refunds are allowed. Cancellations made more than 48 hours prior to the scheduled date will be subject to a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to the scheduled date or failure to appear on your booked date will result in a loss of the value of your experience.

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