Banff
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  • Banff: Afternoon Kananaskis River Whitewater Rafting Tour

    1. Banff: Afternoon Kananaskis River Whitewater Rafting Tour

    Enjoy whitewater rafting down an idyllic stretch of the Kanaskasis River, the perfect excursion for families, groups, and newcomers to whitewater rafting. Explore the pristine waterways of the Kananaskis River. Scout for local wildlife and enjoy the unrivaled beauty of the Canadian wilderness. Meet at the Nakoda Lakeside Lodge on Highway 1A. Start your rafting adventure with a 45-minute drive from Banff or Calgary. Enjoy the short scenic ride as you wind through the Canadian countryside. Once you're fitted with your wetsuits and other safety equipment, ride in a comfortable bus a short distance to the starting point on the Kananaskis River. Here, your guides will provide safety instructions and teach your paddle techniques. Feel equipped and ready to go as you prepare for the river. Board your raft and begin your journey. Admire the views during calm parts of the river. Practice differ...

    Great tour guides, with a great sense of humor. Everyone was very approachable, and very efficient with instructions/information. Great family activity. I will be returning.

  • Banff: Morning Whitewater Rafting Tour in Horseshoe Canyon

    2. Banff: Morning Whitewater Rafting Tour in Horseshoe Canyon

    Embark on an exciting rafting trip through class 3-4 rapids and with big waves meaning you will get soaked and have lots of fun. Along the way, keep your eyes peeled for local wildlife sightings and enjoy the stunning outdoor beauty of the Horseshoe Canyon section of the Bow River. Start your rafting adventure with an optional pick-up in Banff or Canmore and enjoy the short scenic ride as it winds its way through the Canadian countryside. Once you're fitted with your wetsuits and other safety equipment, be transported in a comfortable bus a short distance to the starting point on the Bow River. Here, your guides will go through safety instructions and paddle techniques ready for your time on the river. Then it's time to jump aboard to start your journey. Admire the views during calm parts of the river and learn from your guide as they lead the group through different paddling technique...

    I went with my partner, 3 kids (youngest 15) and my dad and his wife. My dad is 74! We all had a great time! Our guide, Gabriel was amazing and so great with my dad and his wife. He made the ride so much more enjoyable! I could tell all the staff and guides were an amazing group. High energy and lots of fun! I would do this again in a heartbeat!

  • Kicking Horse River: 3-Hour Introduction to Rafting

    3. Kicking Horse River: 3-Hour Introduction to Rafting

    Get a perfect introduction to whitewater rafting on Class 1-3 rapids starting in Yoho National Park of Canada. Experience moderately-challenging rapids and the stunning scenery of the Canadian Rockies.  Check-in at the lodge conveniently located on TransCanada Highway #1. Be fitted with top-of-the-line gear and transported to the starting point of the rafting experience. Receive a thorough safety briefing before setting off on the river. Embark on a 90-minute downstream journey starting with the "Alarm Clock" rapid, which is sure to wake everyone up. In between the exciting rapids, take in the beautiful scenery surrounding you on all sides. Learn about the wildlife in the area, how the Kicking Horse River got its name, and how the river gets its beautiful blue color. Finish the rafting trip at "Hopi's Hole", which serves as an exciting grande finale. After the rafting, be taken back t...

    Employees were organized and friendly. The guide we had was Andrew and he made the trip! Over all we had an amazing adventure and will recommend to others!! Thank you!

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Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 3 reviews

I went with my partner, 3 kids (youngest 15) and my dad and his wife. My dad is 74! We all had a great time! Our guide, Gabriel was amazing and so great with my dad and his wife. He made the ride so much more enjoyable! I could tell all the staff and guides were an amazing group. High energy and lots of fun! I would do this again in a heartbeat!

Great tour guides, with a great sense of humor. Everyone was very approachable, and very efficient with instructions/information. Great family activity. I will be returning.

Employees were organized and friendly. The guide we had was Andrew and he made the trip! Over all we had an amazing adventure and will recommend to others!! Thank you!

Absolutely fantastic. Staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. Our guide, Adrian, gets a 10 out of 10. Highly recommend this outfit.

Super friendly and fun staff and an excelent experience overall