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Blue Sky Adventures Canyon Bikes

10 REASONS WHY YOUR GROUP WILL CHOOSE BLUE SKY ADVENTURES

Welcome to Blue Sky Adventures. Since 1975, we have taken pride in operating exceptional whitewater rafting and scenic float trips on the Colorado and Roaring Fork Rivers in Glenwood Springs, CO. We offer a wide variety of trips, from our most popular (Half Day Adventure), to our most thrilling (Mini-Max Adventure), and we GUARANTEE that you and your group will have an outstanding time on the river.

Please call 970-945-6605 and ask for Erin, Zach or Patrick &/or Geoff (co-owners). We look forward to your call and starting the process of getting your group out on the river for a memorable trip.

WE GUARANTEE YOUR FUN - WE CALL IT OUR “HAPPY BOATING GUARANTEE”

  • It’s simple… We provide FUN.
  • And when we provide FUN, especially to groups, we have to offer an experience that is accommodating, cost efficient, stress free and unforgettable. This is true from start to finish. From the first call, to the planning, to the check-in, and your time on the river, we are not only here to help, we are here to make the experience truly enjoyable.

WE ARE THE BEST RAFTING COMPANY.

It’s a tall claim to make, but our customer reviews prove it.

Yelp – 4.93/5 Avg. (Ranked #1)
TripAdvisor – 4.93/5 Avg. (Ranked #1 when calculating actual review average)
Facebook Reviews – 5.0/5 Avg. (Ranked #1)
Google Reviews – 4.80/5 Avg. (Ranked #2)
** All data accurate as of 7/15/2018

WE MAKE IT HIGHLY AFFORDABLE AND TRANSPARENT

  • We don’t “bait-and-switch”, we don’t sneak in extra costs or leave you needing an explanation once you have paid the final bill.  The price that is discussed during the initial conversation(s) is the price it will be… Period. We never have and never will.
  • Groups of 8 – 15 receive a 10% discount on the Half Day or Full Day Adventure
  • Groups of 16 or more receive a 20% discount on the Half Day or Full Day Adventure and we are always happy to discuss pricing options further.
  • Non Profits, Military, Church Groups, Scout Groups, Youth Groups, Schools, Day Camps, etc. all receive our attention and discounted pricing.
  • Family Reunions, Corporate Outings, Wedding Groups, Birthday Groups, Sporting Groups, etc. all receive our attention and discounted pricing if 8 or more.
  • Groups of 8 or more won’t be charged for river shoes, wetsuits or splash gear.
  • Groups that occupy more than one raft receive a significant discount on our photo packages.  This can be a significant saving in itself.
  • You will only pay for the number of people that participate in the activity, so don’t worry if your group numbers change.
  • Are you Active Duty or a Veteran? We are happy to offer a 10% discount for you and your family on all activities and rentals.

WE ARE ACCOMMODATING

  • While we can handle groups up to 128 people at one time, our average trip size during peak season is 28-32 people.  This means you, and the rest of your group, are our guest, not a number.
  • It also means you and your group will receive our full and undivided attention, allowing us to do everything within our power to accommodate your individual needs and requests.
  • We have an exceptional staff and every member will go out of their way to enhance and accommodate every guest.
  • Need help getting to our office? We are happy to pick up your group (within Glenwood Springs or surrounding area) at no additional charge.  

WE MAKE IT EASY

  • We require no pre-payment or deposits
  • Several members of our staff are spanish speaking
  • Cancel your entire reservation 12 hours prior with no penalty… and, even if within the 12 hours, we understand that life happens and we will gladly work with you.
  • You are able to add or reduce numbers on very short notice
  • Our reservation system makes it convenient to split the payment prior to check in or we would be happy to split payment upon arrival and ensure that each and every individual is issued the group discount.
  • We are understanding that the weather in Colorado can be unpredictable. Because of this, we will not penalize you for changing your trip itinerary or cancelling your adventure.

WE ARE FOCUSED ON SAFETY

  • We are proud to state that our safety record is unrivaled.
  • All of our guides are swiftwater rescue trained and CPR / First Aid Certified.  Several other are EMT certified.
  • Your safety is priority and we operate with established water, age, and ability level limitations.

WE ARE CONVENIENTLY LOCATED IN THE HEART OF GLENWOOD SPRINGS

  • We are located within 2.5 blocks of 10 of Glenwood Springs main accommodations, including Glenwood Hot Springs Resort, Hotel Colorado, Antlers Best Western, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, Silver Spruce, Hotel Glenwood Springs, Glenwood Springs Inn, La Quinta Inn, and Starlight Lodge.
  • Our office is loaded with the best looking T-shirts, hats, eyewear and everything your group needs to hit the river both in-style and well prepared. On top of all the basics like sunscreen, water and Chums, we even have delicious ice cream to put a sweet end to it all.
  • We have plenty of parking so feel comfortable bringing your RV, bus, trailer, or 120 Mini Coopers.  We can fit them all.

WE HAVE A PRIVATE TAKE OUT

  • While other companies may only float 10 river miles we take you further, which includes going through the Glenwood Whitewater Kayak Park.
  • Our private take out is the perfect location for our full day rafters to have a fully catered BBQ lunch.

WE (GEOFF & PATRICK, CO-OWNERS) ARE ALWAYS AROUND AND AVAILABLE

  • We are involved directly with day to day operations, whether it’s answering the phone or fitting a lifejacket, we are there for you.
  • We both started as guides for Blue Sky (Geoff in 1994 and Patrick in 2001) and know the operations from top to bottom.

DID WE MENTION THAT WE GUARANTEE YOUR FUN

  • If, for any reason within our control, you find yourself less happy after your adventure than before it began, please ask for Geoff or Patrick.  This is our “Happy Boating Guarantee”.

Please call 970-945-6605 and ask for Erin, Zach or Patrick &/or Geoff (co-owners). We look forward to your call and starting the process of getting your group out on the river for a memorable trip.