We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00

Columbia River Paddle
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
70
All photos (70)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“double kayak”(5 reviews)
“bald eagles”(5 reviews)
About
Columbia River Paddle specializes in Canoeing, Kayaking and Stand Up Paddle boarding with a relaxed, easy paced approach in the spectacular setting of the Columbia River Valley. Our fleet of canoes and kayaks and SUPs are modern, stable recreational...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
25 Laurier St | Next to Pete’s Marina, Invermere, British Columbia V0A 1A0, Canada
Website
+1 250-342-7397
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (54)
Filter reviews
54 results
Traveller rating
43
9
1
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
43
9
1
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews double kayak bald eagles self guided tour hour trip these guys radium hot springs dry bag plant life saw lots of fish starting point few hours invermere area all ages beautiful scenery wetlands ducks current
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 54 reviews
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Easy and enjoyable paddle for everyone. This 3 hour paddle (or 4 hour tour with a break) is for young to old, singles and families and get-together s. The service is amazing and the staff is very helpful.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank L6705LNmax
Penny P, Owner at Columbia River Paddle, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your paddle and we hope to welcome you back in the future, and try one of the other trips we offer.

Reviewed 29 September 2018

We rented four kayaks from courteous and knowledgeable staff and had a wonderful trip down the river. The venue is very easy to find and with ample parking, We had one kayak with a problem seat so I would recommend checking out your equipment carefully...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank fromoutwestIdaho
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We arrived at Columbia River Paddle at 11 to book a double kayak and a 4 hour paddle. We were well outfitted. We were shown the route with points to note re eddies and branching routes. We started out from the launch site through a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank canajungirl54
Penny P, Owner at Columbia River Paddle, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you had such a wonderful outing, and enjoyed the paddle with us. This really is a special area for an abundance of bird life, and it sounds like you saw a lot of everything. We are so...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Very relaxing paddle through the marshlands or paddle float/paddle down to Radium and they will pick you up. We saw blue Heron, eagle 🦅 and their fledglings! Lots of fish 🐠, beaver dens, the Beavers were hiding! I will definitely be doing this again.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sharon S
Fiona P, Front Office Manager at Columbia River Paddle, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks for leaving us a review Sharon! We're glad you enjoyed your paddle from Invermere to Radium and saw lots of wildlife - we look forward to you paddling with us again!

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We kayaked for 2 hours down the Columbia River from Invermere toward Radium Springs. The water as fairly shallow and had lots of grasses growing beneath the surface. The current was flowing but hard to distinguish on our paddle back to the start. We saw...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PamC54
Fiona P, Front Office Manager at Columbia River Paddle, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Hi Pam, thanks for leaving us a review, we're glad you enjoyed a relaxing 2 hour paddle in the wetlands! Perhaps next time you could join us for a trip further down the river to Radium Hot Springs!

Reviewed 19 August 2018

Our family of four (with two teenagers) took a self-guided trip in two kayaks from Invermere to Radium. Friendly and efficient service on arrival, clear safety information and directions before we set off, and then we made our way down the river. So peaceful, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AdrianL76
Fiona P, Front Office Manager at Columbia River Paddle, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Hi Adrian, thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We're glad you enjoyed our self-guided Lazy River float from Invermere to Radium and hope you'll paddle with us again soon :)

Reviewed 8 August 2018

We did the guided kayak from Invermere to Radium - it was amazing. We are a family of four. Our two children aged 12 and 10 enjoyed it. We were offered a choice of - and picked two 2-person kayaks. An adult and child in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jim D
Fiona P, Front Office Manager at Columbia River Paddle, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Hi Jim, thank you so much for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your guided Invermere to Radium trip with Sierra and that she was enhance your paddle with information about the local area and wildlife! Hope you'll paddle with us again soon!

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We were looking for something to do with our 12 & 13 year olds, and decided to rent a canoe. We found positive reviews for Columbia River Paddle and upon calling them got a reservation and accommodation for a 4 person canoe. When we arrived...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Knsparling
Fiona P, Front Office Manager at Columbia River Paddle, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Hi! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We're glad you had such a great paddle - we'll definitely pass your great feedback on to our team! We hope you'll be able to come back and paddle with us again soon...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018

My husband and I joined a lovely family of four and the six of us paddled the river from Invermere to Radium. We have done a lot of kayaking over the years but this trip really stood apart from the rest. Our guide ( Sierra?...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank debbie29n
Fiona P, Front Office Manager at Columbia River Paddle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Hi Dave & Debbie. Thank you so much for your review! We're glad you had such an awesome time on your guided trip with Sierra (you remembered correctly!) We're lucky to have her - her knowledge and enthusiam for the area and wildlife is awesome!...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018

We went on the 4 hour self-guided tour to Radium and had a blast! We took a canoe and were able to get out where ever we wanted on gravel bars to swim and explore!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nathan v
Fiona P, Front Office Manager at Columbia River Paddle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Hey Nathan, thanks so much for your review! The Invermere to Radium trip is definitely a firm favourite, we're glad you had a blast!

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
The Kanata Inns Invermere
298 reviews
.80 miles away
Best Western Invermere Inn
299 reviews
.89 miles away
Copper Point Resort
1,961 reviews
1.17 miles away
Cedar Motel
136 reviews
7.43 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 47 nearby restaurants
Kicking Horse Cafe
232 reviews
.61 miles away
The Invermere Bakery
315 reviews
.85 miles away
Gerry's Gelati
137 reviews
.76 miles away
Rocky River Grill
255 reviews
.80 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 27 nearby attractions
Arrowhead Brewing Company
44 reviews
.58 miles away
Panorama Mountain
202 reviews
.40 miles away
Bavin Glassworks
15 reviews
.56 miles away
James Chabot Provincial Park
54 reviews
.73 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
499teaganc
4 July 2018|
Answer
Response from Fimckay | Property representative |
Hi Teegan, we do rent kids kayaks, the rate is $15 for 1hour, $20 for 2 hours, $30 for 4 hours and $40 all day!
1
Vote