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Family Rafting Trip and Ziplining

Idaho Springs, CO

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Experience whitewater rafting and ziplining that is family friendly, exhilarating and fun in Idaho Springs!

  • Experience provider is recipient of TripAdvisor's "Certificate of Excellence" award 2011-2015
  • Zip down 6 cliffside ziplines then take on the whitewater of Clear Creek as you charge down 11 Class II-III rapids
  • Full-day experience includes zipline harnesses, safety gloves, a helmet, wetsuit, splash jacket, rafting helmet, life jacket and a paddle
  • Beginner rafting and ziplining combo package is perfect for the whole family!
Idaho Springs, CO
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June through Labor Day:
Daily - 8:00 AM, 8:30 AM, 10:00 AM & 11:00 AM

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    Essential Information
    • Rapids range from Class II-III
    • Participants must be at least 7 years old and in good physical condition
    • Participants must weigh between 50-250 pounds to zipline
    • This is a "beginner" whitewater rafting experience; however, your guides reserve the right to change the minimum age requirements based upon water levels
    • Lunch is not provided, so be sure to pack your own or plan on heading into Idaho Springs
    Approximately 8-9 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
    Up to 7 participants per raft and up to 15 zipline participants per group. Please call Virgin Experience Gifts at 866-525-6839 for pricing options not listed.
    This experience is for booked participants only.
    Weather Dependent
    This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
    What To Wear
    For the ziplining portion of this experience, participants are required to wear closed-toe shoes with a good sole and pants or shorts that are at least knee-length. Sunscreen and sunglasses are recommended. Safety equipment including harnesses, gloves and helmets are included. For the rafting portion of this experience, wear a bathing suit, sunscreen and shoes that stay securely on your feet. Flip flops are not allowed. Wet suits, splash jacket, life jacket, helmet & paddle are all provided.

    For this experience, our partners are taking extra measures to ensure that they do their best to prevent the potential spread of COVID-19. They are limiting group sizes to 10 people (2 guides and 8 participants) in accordance with the White House directive regarding gathering sizes. Additionally, they are frequently sanitizing transportation vehicles, their facility, and all equipment. These Covid-19 safety measures are subject to change.

    What are the age and weight restrictions?

    Participants must be at least 7 years of age and weigh between 50-250 pounds. Guides reserve the right to increase the minimum age based on water levels.

    What if it rains?

    This experience is weather dependent. If it is cancelled due to weather, you will reschedule directly with the experience provider.

    What class rapids will we do?
    Your group will face Class II and III rapids throughout this rafting trip.
    Do I need experience rafting or ziplining?
    No experience is necessary! This is a beginner level rafting trip. Safety briefings will be held prior to both activities.
    Is gear provided?
    Yes, safety harnesses, gloves, helmets, life vests, splash jackets, wetsuits and paddles will be provided.
    Is lunch provided?

    No, lunch is not provided; however, there will be a lunch break for you to enjoy a pinic you brought along or to head into Idaho Springs.

    What is a surf zip?
    A surf zip uses a longboard suspended from the zipline so participants can surf down the zipline!

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

    Extended Holiday Return Policy
    To make your holiday shopping a bit less stressful, any Experience Voucher or eGift Card purchased between November 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021 can be returned through January 31, 2022 free of charge (all other return policies apply).

    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 refunds will be given. Rescheduling may be allowed, however rescheduling within 14 days of your experience and outside 48 hours before the trip will result in a 15% change fee of the total cost of the experience. No rescheduling will be allowed within 48 hours of your experience.

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