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Get Away from Production Line Rafting! Acquired Tastes Offers You a Smaller, More Personal Rafting Experience!
Acquired Tastes offers you the longest Brown's Canyon half-day rafting trip with the most rapids. Brown's Canyon is the most popular section of the Arkansas River. The Arkansas River is the most popular whitewater rafting river in the United States. Acquired Tastes invites you to get away from production line rafting and enjoy a smaller, more personal rafting experience on the best whitewater rafting river in Colorado. Other rafting companies do two shorter Brown's Canyon half-day trips per day with the same boat and the same guide. Our guides do only one trip per day so they focus on giving you a higher quality rafting experience rather than rushing back to the office to pick up more customers. We focus on how much fun we can make your trip rather than on how fast we can get you off the river. Acquired Tastes has rafted on the Arkansas River under the same ownership since 1986. The owner, Chuck Huggs, still guides several days each week. He is personally involved in the day-to-day operation of the company and works hard to insure that Acquired Tastes offers you a higher quality, more personal rafting experience.
On our Brown’s Canyon Bonus Half-Day Trip, we do two more rapids than other rafting companies on the Arkansas River. Other rafting companies raft 10 miles and do six of the major rapids in Brown’s Canyon on their half-day trips. They miss the last two big rapids, Seidel’s Suckhole and Twin Falls, because they use the public takeout at Hecla Junction. We lease a private takeout so we raft 12 miles and do all eight of the major rapids plus all of the intermediate and smaller rapids in Brown’s Canyon. We offer you the longest half-day rafting trip in Brown's Canyon with the most rapids. No other company gives you more rapids.
On our Brown’s Canyon One-Day Trip, we have a put-in at our office in Johnson Village. This is more convenient for our customers and more economical for our company. Since we do not have to shuttle our customers to a public put-in, we give you a lower price on a higher quality one-day rafting trip.
On our multi-day rafting adventures, we give you the most whitewater possible in a two-day rafting trip. On our deluxe overnighters, we camp on private land in a beautiful, secluded spot adjoining our takeout for our Brown’s Canyon trips. We offer you a better camping experience for less money than companies that carry their camping gear on their rafts and camp on public land in Brown’s Canyon. We raft all of Brown’s Canyon on the first day of your trip and camp in a nicer location on the river with more amenities just below Brown's Canyon. We give you a choice of rafting the Narrows, both the Numbers and Narrows, the Royal Gorge, or Bighorn Sheep Canyon on your second day of rafting.
Acquired Tastes has provided safe, fun, exciting whitewater adventures on the Arkansas River under the same ownership since 1986. Most rafting companies have changed ownership at least once and some have changed ownership multiple times. When you choose Acquired Tastes for your rafting adventure, you are choosing an experienced company with one of the best safety records on the river. All of our boats are state-of-the-art self-bailing rafts with foot cones glued to the floor for added safety and security. We are a licensed outfitter and our guides are certified by the State of Colorado.
Our friendly, well-trained guides and staff take pride in making each trip a quality experience. Our customers not only come back to raft with us year after year but they also recommend us to their friends, relatives, and co-workers. Acquired Tastes is the “Best Rafting Value in Colorado” because we offer you higher quality whitewater rafting adventures at very reasonable prices. You get a smaller, more personal rafting experience when you choose Acquired Tastes for your Colorado rafting adventure!