Kicking Horse River: 3-Hour Class 2-4 Rafting Trip

4.4 / 5

5 reviews

Kicking Horse River: 3-Hour Class 2-4 Rafting Trip

From $99.24 per person

Raft on the Kicking Horse River for continuous, non-stop big whitewater action. Experience the biggest whitewater in the Rockies with Class 2 to Class 4/4+ waves and rapids. Enjoy hot beverages and tasty snacks back at the base afterwards.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 3.5 hours
Starting times 8:45 AM, 1:45 PM
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  • Raft down the famous Kicking Horse River
  • Experience class-2 through class-4/4+ rapids
  • Raft with world-class rafting professionals
  • Gear-up in top-of-the-line rafting gear
  • Marvel at the stunning Rocky Mountain scenery
Full description
Your experience begins at the local partner's day lodge, conveniently located on the TransCanada Highway. After a warm welcome, your crew distributes top-of-the-line rafting gear (wetsuit, wetsuit booties and gloves, spray jackets, life jackets, and helmets). In the comfort of heated change rooms, change into the provided gear before taking a quick shuttle to the "put-in" (starting point), where you receive your extensive safety briefing before jumping in the river. his is the biggest whitewater river in the Rockies, with rapids such as Hopi's Hole, Cable Car, Table Saw and the famous Portage and Shotgun. Prepare to hold on and get wet. Enjoy the canyon environment and possibly get a glimpse of a mountain goat, wolf, or bear. Following your trip, another quick shuttle returns you back to the warmth of the base. Once changed back into dry and comfortable land clothes, enjoy snacks and a selection of hot and cold beverages. Stop by the gift shop for a souvenir or photo of the trip to take back home.
  • Top-of-the-line river gear (wet suit, wet suit booties, gloves, spray jacket, life jacket, and helmet)
  • Bathing suit and towel
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Polar fleece or thermal sweater
  • Face covering (for COVID-19 purposes)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People under 99 lbs (45 kg)
  • Wheelchair users
  • Children under 12 years
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Arrive at the RiverBase at 8:45AM (for morning departures) or 1:45PM (for afternoon departures). To check-in, walk down the stairs towards the DayLodge and through the open front door.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  •  Rafters must be at least 12 years old and weigh at least 90 pounds/41 kilograms
  • All trips depart rain or shine
  •  Familiarity and comfort around water is recommended
  •  These trips are not recommended for participants without full mobility
  • The local partner reserves the right to alter or cancel any logistic or trip departure for safety reasons
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

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September 14, 2020

Absolutely the best experience ever!! Covid friendly atmosphere, the whole team was beyond amazing!! They explained everything from beginning to end, mingled with everyone to make sure everyone was good. There is no words to explain the amazingness. I WILL be going back!!! Hands done the best weekend ever!!!

September 7, 2020

Trip cancelled went on gentle river trip was ok

September 7, 2020

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