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Ridgeline Tours

Experience Rocky Mountain National Park from a unique perspective – with our new 15-passenger convertible bus. Yes, you read that right; we said CONVERTIBLE BUS! The Caleche 3500 Sprinter is the latest addition to the Ridgeline Hotel, and there’s a lot to be excited about.


 

Booze Cruise

Savvy travelers to Estes Park know that our area is home to many exceptional local brewers and distillers. But how does one sample all the delightful brews and spirits without having to drive from place to place? Ridgeline Tours is the answer!

On weekends during the winter months (Saturdays & Sundays), guests can book a seat on our new Booze Cruise, which will shuttle you around to four of Estes Park’s most sought-after watering holes. Passengers will receive one drink ticket per location, with stops at Lumpy Ridge Brewing Co., Rock Cut Brewing Co., Elkins Distillery, and finally our own Latitude 105 Alehouse, where you will receive a free beer and a keepsake pint glass.

  • $45 per person age 21+
  • Booze Cruise leaves at 2:00 PM, and generally lasts about 3 hours
  • A deposit is required for each paid passenger. Deposits are refundable if the shuttle trip is not possible due to weather, or if canceled at least 48 hours in advance.
  • Prices do not include gratuity

To book, please call 970-586-2332

 


 

Winter Shuttle

New for the 2018-2019 winter season! On winter weekends (Saturdays & Sundays) our Ridgeline Tours bus will be used as a shuttle for our guests to the nearby Hidden Valley snow play area in Rocky Mountain National Park. Once a ski area, Hidden Valley now functions as a general snow play area, and the old bunny hill has been made into a popular snow sledding and tubing area! We will provide you with sleds to use at the play area, as well as hot chocolate and coffee to keep you warm, and you don’t have to deal with driving, traffic, or parking!

  • $20 per person age 10+
  • Children age 9 and under ride for free
  • A Park Pass to Rocky Mountain National Park is required. These can be purchased at the entrance station
  • Shuttle leaves at 10:00 AM and will return to Ridgeline Hotel at 1:00 PM (leaving Hidden Valley at 12:30 PM)
  • A deposit is required for each paid passenger. Deposits are refundable if the shuttle trip is not possible due to weather, or if canceled at least 48 hours in advance.
  • Please wear warm clothes, snow boots, stocking cap, etc.
  • Prices do not include gratuity, park pass, or lunch

To book, please call 970-586-2332

 


 

Summer Tours

Summer Tours with Ridgeline Tours offer a unique and thrilling view of Rocky Mountain National Park. Guests will experience the incredible Trail Ridge Road, the highest continuous highway in the United States. As it winds across the tundra’s vastness to its high point at 12,183 feet elevation, Trail Ridge Road offers visitors thrilling views, wildlife sightings, and spectacular alpine flower exhibitions, all from the comfort of our luxury coach. The tour will include several stops before arriving at the Alpine Visitors Center.

Come join us for this incredible experience:

  • Let our knowledgeable and passionate guides take you on an informative and fascinating tour of Rocky Mountain National Park. You will stop at multiple spots along the way for short hikes to impressive viewpoints.
  • Retractable windows can be opened or closed for uncompromised viewing regardless of the weather.
  • Tours are 4 hours long and run Tuesdays through Sundays from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Tours meet in the Ridgeline Hotel lobby at 8:00 AM.
  • Topics discussed include: The Stanley Hotel and the establishment of Estes Park; the three life zones that you will experience in Rocky Mountain National Park; the various species of animals who make their homes here; the establishment and geological formation of Rocky Mountain National Park; the Alluvial Flood area of 1982; and much, much more.
  • The tour makes various stops at notable locations in and around Rocky Mountain National Park, such as Horseshoe Park, Rainbow Curve, Rock Cut, Lava Cliffs, Many Parks Curve, and a stop at the Alpine Visitors Center at 11,800 feet elevation!
  • 15 seats means you and your whole family can enjoy the same breathtaking views without any of you having to bear the burden of driving.
  • Snacks are allowed, and are available for purchase in the lobby prior to your tour departure.
  • Prices do not include gratuity, park pass, or lunch

To book, please call 970-586-2332

 


 

Location and Contact Information

Ridgeline Tours is located at:

101 South Saint Vrain Avenue
Estes Park, CO 80517

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Phone: 970-586-2332

Hours of Operation

Winter Hours
Saturday-Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday-Friday: Closed

Summer Hours
Tuesday-Sunday: 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Monday: Closed

Please meet in the Ridgeline Hotel lobby 30 minutes prior to the departure of your tour.

Private Tours

  • Reservations for private groups are accepted!
  • Full day private tour: $1,000 ($900 if not entering Rocky Mountain National Park)
  • Half day private tour (after 2pm): $500
  • Check availability by calling the Front Desk, and make sure and mention if you are wanting to reserve the bus for a private group.

Park Pass Information

An entrance fee is required to enter Rocky Mountain National Park for anyone over the age of 15. Please make sure the pass holders bring their park passes along with valid photo ID’s. We can provide temporary park passes at a rate of $20 per adult.

Lunch Options

Make sure to reserve a Boxed Lunch so you’ll be ready to refuel while you’re on your tour! Boxed Lunches are available for $15.00 plus 8.5% tax each. Please allow at least 24 hours notice if you plan on ordering Boxed Lunches.

Tour Cancellation Policy

Our winter cancellation policy for Ridgeline Tours is 48 hours for individuals, and 21 days for a full bus rental. Our summer cancellation policy for Ridgeline Tours is 72 hours for individuals, and 21 days for a full bus rental. Please advise us of any changes or if you need to cancel prior to these deadlines to avoid penalty. We will be charging your credit card the day before your tour, so if you’d like to use a different method of payment, please allow at least 24 hours notice.

What are you waiting for? Call the Front Desk at 970-586-2332 to check availability and reserve your seats today, and prepare to enjoy the ultimate panoramic passenger experience!

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