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Breckenridge Mountain Explorer

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Breckenridge Mountain Explorer
  • 8 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Colorado Rockies on an 8-hour tour to Breckenridge. All-inclusive transportation from your Denver's Union Station enables you to skip the hassle of navigating mountain roads and enjoy the stunning natural scenery. After a visit to Red Rocks Amphitheater and a coffee break in a mining town, enjoy three hours of free time in Breckenridge. You can shop, sled, hike, ride the gondola, and more.
  • Drive over the continental divide at 11’990 feet and enjoy a free Gondola ride (winter only)
  • Experience the enthusiasm of a local guide who shares their love for Colorado
  • Small group tour ensures an authentic experience
  • Perfect summertime "vacation in a day"

What's Included

  • Local guide
  • Self guided hikes directly from Main St.
  • Water refill - please bring reusable bottles
  • Sledding
  • Gratuities
  • Skiing and Snowboarding at Breckenridge Ski Resort
  • Lunch
  • Coats, gloves, hats, etc.

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • 1701 Wynkoop St
    1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202, USA

    Please meet your guide at the American Flagpole, which is located at the pedestrian crosswalk of 17th Street and Wynkoop.

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Denver Union Station

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Loveland Pass

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Sapphire Point Overlook

5 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Breckenridge

3 hours Admission Ticket Free

Isak Heartstone

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please note that it is a possibility in the winter that the visibility is limited due to snow. We are flexible with our cancellation policy if snow is in the forecast and are happy to reschedule if weather looks better on another day.
  • COVID-19 Prepared: reduced group sizes, masks, routine sanitizing, and more
  • Traffic delays possible
  • From November to April, waterproof shoes are highly recommended. Wool socks are also recommended.
  • You will NOT be skiing or snowboarding on this tour
  • Children under the age of 8 will not be permitted to join this tour without explicit confirmation from tour provider
  • Guests who will be using an assistive device such as a scooter or walker, please contact us prior to your tour to ensure our vehicle has accommodating space.
  • Please dress in layers. You are welcome to leave any unused articles of clothing in the vehicle at each stop.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

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Q:Where do we meet for the Breckenridge Mountain Explorer Tour?

A:We meet in front of Denver’s Union Station at 1701 Wynkoop Street, by the large American flag pole by the curb side.

Mar 2021

Q:Is there parking available for the Breckenridge Mountain Explorer Tour?

A:There are several parking garages in the area, 1899 Wynkoop St. Garage is one of them. The Crawford Hotel, which is at Union Station has valet parking available ($25).

Mar 2021

Q:What should I wear on the Breckenridge Mountain Explorer Tour?

A:Dress in layers, as it gets cold in the mountains, however, after a hike you might want to shed layers. Light hiking shoes or sneakers with good tread, windbreakers, rain jackets, and hats are recommended.

Mar 2021

Q:What should I bring with me on the Breckenridge Mountain Explorer Tour?

A:Bring a reusable water bottle for each person. We have refills in the car. Also bring your required medications, sunscreen/lip balm, your camera, and any additional snacks you may want.

Mar 2021

Q:How strenuous is the Breckenridge Mountain Explorer Tour?

A:We consider this an "active sightseeing tour" with light walking/hiking so that most guests can have a great time. We like to accommodate everyone by giving people the opportunity to walk around or sit down on a bench and enjoy nature.

Mar 2021

Q:What is the highest elevation we will hike to on the Breckenridge Mountain Explorer Tour?

A:We will go up to 9,500 feet for our Breckenridge Mountain Explorer Tour in the summer, weather permitting.

Mar 2021

Q:What type of transportation is used for the Breckenridge Mountain Explorer Tour?

A:All our tours are run in 14 passenger upscale vehicles.

Mar 2021

Q:What if there is bad weather on the date of my Breckenridge Mountain Explorer Tour?

A:We only cancel in cases of extremely bad weather or unsafe conditions. This happens very rarely. When it does, we will notify you to reschedule or receive a refund.

Mar 2021

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David_H
Steve was an Amazing tour guide, he was excellent in every way. He looked out for everyone's best interest, he was patient, kind, and full of knowledge about historical and relevant facts about the city. He even called us when we got lost, took pictures for us and helped us find everything we needed.

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What an adventure!
Stacie_S, Feb 2024
This was our first time vising Colorado from Texas and we were on a girls trip celebrating a Birthday. We had an absolute blast! Our tour guide, Rico, was fantastic. Give that man a raise because not only was he knowlegeable, witty and engaging, but also a fantastic photographer. Basically, everything you want in a guide. He spent an equal amount of time with the each group on our tour, whether it was taking photos or just pointing out cool facts. All of the places we stopped at were breathtaking and sledding in Breckenridge was amazing. The only con was that Rico accepted tips only via Venmo or cash. No one in my group uses Venmo and we barely had cash. Get Cashapp and Zelle, my guy!! You're fantastic and should absolutely get all the tips you deserve!!
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Hi Stacie, Thanks for leaving such a kind review for Rico, we're glad to hear the two of you enjoyed your day together! We'd love to have you back soon, so please don't be a stranger.
Great day!
Renee_B, Feb 2024
The day was fun and loved the Amphitheater and Breckenridge. Izzy was professional, sweet and knowledgeable. She really went out of way to accommodate us throughout the day and provided lots of information.
Excellent
Liliana_a, Jan 2024
The driver made it interesting, safe…and super fun. He was very helpful and very patient. Gave us a lot of tips on where to go yo eat and what to do to size the time.
Response from Host, Jan 2024
Hi Liliana! Isn't Breckenridge a neat town? It makes us happy to hear you felt well prepared to take advantage of your time there. Safe travels home!
Mountain must do!
Dana_h, Jan 2024
Our tour guide Izzy was delightful. Lots of fun facts about Denver, mixed in with great recommendations on unique things to eat and do. The drive took us pass breathtaking views. Highly recommend sledding in Breckinridge. Izzy had a few sleds for us to use! I would recommend this trip to anyone who wants to enjoy the mountains without too much hassle.
Response from Host, Jan 2024
Hi Dana! Mountain traveling can be a bit of a hassle between weather, road conditions, and the fellow drivers on the road, so we love making vacations just a little bit easier! Thanks for leaving Izzy (and us) with such kind words! We're glad to hear you and your family were able to try out some sledding as well, what a blast!
We had Jeb as our tour...
Anita_J, Dec 2023
We had Jeb as our tour guide and he did a fantastic job. He took his time to explain the history behind the sights. He was very personable and helpful with great ideas for food spots and made sure we were all safe. My rating is based solely on the price value of the tour.
Response from Host, Dec 2023
Hi there. We appreciate you recognizing Jed and his guiding abilities, he's quite good at his job! Would you mind providing us with a little more elaboration about your perceived price value and in which areas you think we can improve?
Great tour with beautiful views!
Steph_V, Dec 2023
The tour was great and we loved all of the stops. Our tour guide was very nice and super knowledgeable. Only issue was we needed at least an hour more in Breckenridge.
Response from Host, Dec 2023
Hi Steph, Thanks for the feedback, we're constantly looking at ways to improve the guest experience on our tours and constructive insight such as yours goes a long ways. We'd love to have you back next year to see if you can notice our investments in this product!
Steve was a great...
KIMBERLY_N, Dec 2023
Steve was a great tourist. Great tour!! I would definitely recommend this tour on your trip to Denver!
Response from Host, Dec 2023
Hello! Thanks for thinking of us, while you were out and about in Colorado! We're glad to hear you all enjoyed your time with us, and we'd love to have you back soon!
Best Mountian Tour
David_H, Dec 2023
Steve was an Amazing tour guide, he was excellent in every way. He looked out for everyone's best interest, he was patient, kind, and full of knowledge about historical and relevant facts about the city. He even called us when we got lost, took pictures for us and helped us find everything we needed.
Response from Host, Dec 2023
Hi David, Isn't Steve the best? We're glad to hear he took such good care of you and the rest of your group! Hopefully you were able to snap some photos or grab some souvenirs to remember us by, we'd love to have you back!
Great Guide & a Great time
Johnnie_H, Dec 2023
Jed was a great guide, he is really knowledgeable about the area. We had plenty of time at each stop for pictures or to look around. Definitely worth going
Amazing!
Katrina_P, Nov 2023
Steve and josh were both so amazing!! They were so friendly, and gave us so much information about the different areas we visited and about Denver overall! Definitely recommend this tour!
Response from Host, Nov 2023
Hi Katrina! Thank you for leaving Steve and Joshua such kind words! We're happy to hear that you all enjoyed your time in Colorado, let's do it all again soon!
Kyle is the bomb.com!
Julia_T, Mar 2023
Our guide Kyle was AMAZING! He was very knowledgeable about everything around us and able to answer all of our questions. He was funny and personable. We had a great time and would book again on our next trip!
Response from Host, Mar 2023
Kyle is a top notch guide! So glad to hear your group had a memorable experience with him exploring the town of Breckenridge. We’d love to take you out on another tour sometime!
One of the best tour experiences I have been on
Daniel_L, Feb 2023
Well worth the cost. Our tour guide Jed really was very knowledgeable about anything and everything we asked and was a complete joy to be around. Would for sure recommend to anyone I know that has not been to the area. Even when the tour was done asked us if wanted any dinner or other sight seeing recommendations while here in Denver.
Response from Host, Feb 2023
Thank you for recommending us after you took our Breckenridge tour! Jed is a wealth of knowledge and clearly that showed on your tour. Enjoy the rest of your time in Denver and see you next time!
It was an awesome route....
TARA_B, Jan 2023
It was an awesome route. Kyle was great! I felt like we didn’t have a lot of time in Breckenridge, however we had a good time.
We loved having Kyle as a...
Hannah_R, Dec 2022
We loved having Kyle as a guide. He was a wealth of knowledge about the area from Denver to Breckenridge. He had all the recommendations and made sure we took full advantage of the day and all the photo opportunities. 10/10 would recommend Kyle and this company for any of your future tours in the Denver area!
Rocky Mountain National Park Tour: Best Tour Guide
Joyce_J, May 2022
Aaron was the best tour guide ever for our trip to the Rocky Mountain National Park. He shared with us the history of the Native American populations who resided in these lands and was extremely knowledgeable about the geology and the wildlife of the Rockys. Made our tour group all feel welcome and also asked us to introduce ourselves. Thank you Aaron for the memorable tour!
An awesome day in the Breckenridge
Britnie_N, Apr 2022
Our tour guide Steve did a fabulous job showing us the sights of the Breckenridge Explorer . He gave great information, told funny stories, and took great photos of my boyfriend and I while on the tour. Steve cared about our experience and is a great representative of Colorado. When we arrived to Breckenridge , we wanted to do the sled while everyone else wanted to do gondola. Steve didn’t hesitated and happy to take my boyfriend and I. Unfortunately, the sled slope was half melted so we ended up going back to gondola. This was an amazing day out and very entertaining. Highly recommend this tour.
The trip was amazing from...
Susan_S, Apr 2022
The trip was amazing from start to finish. I especially enjoyed the stop at Loveland Pass. The views were incredible. Breckinridge was enjoyable. The weather was perfect. Layer up because it can be chilly in the mountains.
Trip of a lifetime and our guide Jed was fantastic!
BeckyGroves, Apr 2022
Our guide Jed was the absolute best and made this tour and trip fantastic! We got to see and do so much, I recommend this tour to anyone, it is well worth the $$ and if I make it back to Denver I plan on taking another tour with this company and asking for Jed, he was that good! :-)
This tour is great. Highly recommend it.
Wendy_M, Feb 2022
The mountains are beautiful. Also great food on the trip. Our guide Kyle is very knowledgeable. I would travel with him again.
Response from Host, Feb 2022
Kyle knows a thing or two about Breckenridge, especially all the delicious food the town has to offer. Thanks for your review Wendy!
Our tour guide, Aaronwas...
Dima_H, Feb 2022
Our tour guide, Aaronwas a wonderful helpful knowledgeable guy! He definitely adds more fun and a lot of good information to our Breckinridge trip.
Response from Host, Feb 2022
Hi Dima, thanks for taking the time to leave this review for Aaron! We'll be sure to pass it along to him, we're so happy to hear you two enjoyed your day together on our Breckenridge Mountain Explorer tour! Safe travels home.
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