Water activity

Golden, BC: Kicking Horse River Half Day Whitewater Rafting

4.9 / 5

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Activity provider: Glacier Raft Company
Water activity

Golden, BC: Kicking Horse River Half Day Whitewater Rafting

Activity provider: Glacier Raft Company

From US$ 81.14 per person

Take in the beauty of the Canadian Rockies on this guided whitewater rafting experience on British Columbia's Kicking Horse River. Experience the adrenaline rush of rafting down 12 km of white water.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Take in breathtaking Canadian Rocky Mountain scenery
  • Raft a 12 km whitewater section of the Kicking Horse River
  • Travel through class 3 - 4 rapids that twist and turn through the Middle Canyon
  • Experience the thrill of whitewater rafting with with an experienced river guide
Full description

Raft down 12 km of white water in the Middle Canyon of the Kicking Horse River. You'll navigate class 2 - 4 rapids with your experienced river guide on this half day river rafting trip. Experience a 1 km section of class 4 rapids known as Portage Shotgun. It's one of the most exciting stretches on the Kicking Horse River, with lots of big splashes and whitewater. We provide all the equipment you need to try white water rafting, all you need to bring with you is just a swimsuit and a towel. Take in the beauty of the Canadian Rockies with our bus driving you out to the river and bringing you back at the end. After your tour, you’ll have the opportunity to purchase photos and videos of your rafting trip. Experience the thrill of nature’s path along this great Canadian Rockies waterways, carved out centuries ago by the rushing water and moving ice.

  • Transportation to and from the river
  • Refreshment after the trip
  • Experienced river guide
  • All the river gear you'll need to raft
  • Personal flotation device (PFD) and a paddle
  • Photos/videos
  • Food
  • Merchandise and souvenirs
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • People over 300 lbs (136 kg)

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Meeting point

Arrive at the Glacier Raft Company rafting base. You'll see a large billboard and a whitewater rafting sign. There is a large parking lot where you'll leave your vehicle for the day. A staff member will meet you upon arrival to get you checked in.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel

Not allowed

  • Intoxication
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Bags
  • Alcoholic drinks in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine.
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Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 11 reviews

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