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Full-Day Whitewater Rafting on Kicking Horse River

Kootenay Rockies, British Columbia, Canada

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US$103.12 US$ 109.20
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24 hours
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5 hours 30 minutes
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English
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Refundable
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US$103.12 US$ 109.20
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Highlights

  • All necessary equipment included
  • Get up-close to native wildlife

Overview

Enjoy a day of thrills and heart-pumping action on a Kicking Horse River whitewater rafting tour. The Kicking Horse River runs through the Yoho National Park in the picturesque Canadian Rockies, and in addition to its natural rafting conditions, it also contains man-made "spiral tunnels" to enhance your whitewater rafting experience. While on the river, keep your eye out for wildlife including mountain goats, elk, wolverines, bald eagles and more! All three tour options are well-suited for all experience and fitness levels; you must be a minimum height of 4'11" (149.8 cm) and weight of 90 lbs (41 kg).

Full Day Rafting Trip:
Your day begins on the calmer sections of the Kicking Horse River in Yoho National Park. Spend the morning rolling along glacial waters and learning to work as a team. Following your riverside BBQ lunch (see lunch menu in the Itinerary section below), your afternoon is spent tackling the Class 3 and Class 4 rapids of the Middle Canyon.

Half Day Rafting Trip:
If you want to experience whitewater rafting but lack the time for a full-day adventure, the half day whitewater rafting tour is the answer, providing just the right amount of fun! Enjoy 7 miles (12 km) of rafting on the Middle Canyon of the Kicking Horse River with Class 3 and Class 4 rapids. This trip is ideal if you are driving in from Banff, Lake Louise, Revelstoke or Radium and don't want to rise early.

Itinerary

Riverside BBQ Lunch
Sample Menu:

Steak burgers
Free-range chicken burgers
Grilled salmon burgers
Veggie burgers
Veggie platters
Potato wedges
Salad
Cookies
Hot & cold drinks

Information

Includes:
  • Whitewater rafting trip along the Kicking Horse River
  • All necessary equipment, including lifejacket, helmet, wetsuit, neoprene boots, gloves and GoreTex Splash Jacket
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation to the river from our Office location
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase online)
  • Riverside BBQ Lunch
Excludes:
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Adult pricing is applied for all travelers 
  • Passengers must be a minimum of 4'11'' (149.8 cm) tall and 90 lbs (41 kg) for all tours
  • No experience is required
  • Participants do not need to know how to swim 
  • Guests must meet at the Alpine Rafting office in Golden, BC 
  • Clothing that can get wet is recommended 
  • Not recommended for guests with medical conditions (such as heart conditions, pregnancy, prosthetic limbs, etc)
  • Please bring: Bathing suit, towel, and fleece or wool sweater (not made of cotton)

Meeting Point

Golden, British Columbia
(1-hr drive from Lake Louise, 2-hr drive from Banff and 3-hr drive from Calgary)
Departure Time:
10am, Daily (except Saturdays in high season)
9am, Saturdays in high season (Until August 31st)
2:30pm, Saturdays in high season (Until August 31st)
  • Full-Day Whitewater Rafting on Kicking Horse River
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