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Half-Day Kicking Horse River White-water Rafting Adventure

Highlights
  • White-water rafting tour on the Kicking Horse River
  • Steer your raft through the white-water currents of the Kicking Horse River with your guide
  • Enjoy fine views over the riverbanks and canyon scenery
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Half-Day Kicking Horse River White-water Rafting Adventure
From US$75.99
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Arrive at our office at 11:45AM
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10:45am Half Day Rafting Trip
Arrive at our office at 10:45am
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4:15pm Half Day Rafting Trip
This trip departs at 4:45pm - please arrive at 4:15pm
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Overview
Navigate the swirling class III and IV rapids of the Kicking Horse River on this adventurous rafting tour in Canada.  Hop aboard your raft with your guide and paddle hard along the Kicking Horse River’s middle canyon. Feel the spray in your face as you explore the 7-mile (12-kilometer) stretch of water, and test your skills against the powerful current. With your guide at the helm, enjoy adrenaline-fueled adventure and admire sweeping views over the rugged valley scenery.
What to Expect

This rafting excursion in the afternoon offers just the right amount of adventure for those who don’t need the full-day experience of the Kicking Horse Classic.

Depart from the Alpine Rafting Office at 12:15pm. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the trip departure time. During the summer season, this trip also departs on Saturdays at 11:15am.

After a safety briefing, make your way to the water. Then take on 7 miles (12 km) of the Middle Canyon on the Kicking Horse, where you’ll experience Class 3 and Class 4 rapids. Whether you’re new to rafting or an experienced pro, this tour provides a taste of the amazing scenery and adrenaline-fueled white water of these Canadian rapids.

You'll return to the Alpine Rafting Office approximately 3 hours later. As an added bonus, digital  photos from your day of rafting will be available to at no charge!

All equipment is provided to get you all setup for a day out on the water - including a wetsuit, neoprene boots, goretex spray jacket, life jacket and helmet. Neoprene gloves are also available onboard for your comfort. However, you may want to bring a fleece or wool sweater to wear as an extra layer of warmth on top of the wetsuit but underneath the spray jacket. 

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Reviews (31)
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Reviewed 17 September 2018
Made Class II and III REALLY fun!`

Our Kicking Horse River adventure was great! Great staff - informative and humorous. Excellent equipment - the wet suits were washed and sanitized between river trips. The Express in the afternoon was advertised as 1 hour 15 minutes on the water, and was more than...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kent K
Reviewed 30 August 2018
Awesome fun!

An awesome activity to do as a couple or group of friends (or even on you own, get to meet people in your group!) Our guide was from NZ and he was very informative, kept us safe but also made it hectic fun for us!...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CharlotteH3502
AlpineRafting, General Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us, Charlotte! Glad you had such a great time. If you'd like to come back and enjoy some higher water levels, we suggest booking in mid June to mid July. Hope to see you next season!

Reviewed 27 August 2018
It was a lot of fun and the event was well organized. Highly recommend Alpine Rafting.

Our group had a lot of fun with Alpine Rafting. I would highly recommend Alpine Rafting.The guides were knowledgeable and made sure we were always safe.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chad G
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile
Wow!!

Thank you so much everyone at Alpine for an amazingly fun afternoon. Our guide Adam was fun from the minute he was chatting to us on the outward journey. Kept us entertained while he guided us down the Rapids. Would do it again in a...More

Thank hurley26
Reviewed 25 August 2018
Amazing experience!

Not sure i would be able to make the tour as I'm a fat guy and its hard to find a suit that fits. But we stuck with it and the trip was fantastic, with excellent guides. We got to see helicopters fighting small local...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike K
AlpineRafting, Front Office Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thanks for your review Mike! Although the fires are not what we like to see, it's pretty neat watching the fire fighting crew in action down at the river! We're glad you enjoyed your trip.

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Ella_347
24 August 2018|
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Response from staceywandzura | Reviewed this property |
I went on their website. Looks as if there are some dates that they do rafting in sept!
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