Water Adventures in Kananaskis and Area
The following companies offer rafting adventures near Canmore & Kananaskis, Banff and Kicking Horse River, departing from Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise or Golden. Visit their website for information on available tours.
The Kicking Horse River is renowned as the Whitewater Gem of the Canadian Rockies boasting BC & Alberta's biggest whitewater thrills. 2012 marks Alpine Rafting's 28th year on the Kicking Horse River. We offer half and full day trips for all experience levels. From our fleet of eye popping candy red rafts to our trip selection, we've spent the last 28 years honing the experience we provide. The Team at Alpine Rafting looks forward to spending a day on the river with you. Trips from $29 & up. All Experience & Fitness Levels Welcome ! Departs from Golden, BC & Lake Louise, AB.
1416 Goldenview Road, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H1
Toll Free: 1-888-599-5299
Banff Canoe Club – Canoe & Kayak Rentals
Canoeing on the Bow River is the quintessential Canadian activity; a peaceful way to explore Banff National Park. Rent a canoe or kayak from the Banff Canoe Club, located 5 minutes from downtown Banff. Paddlers can explore a gentle leg of the Bow River or follow forty mile creek into Vermillion Lakes. Both routes offer stunning views and opportunities for spotting wildlife. Rentals include paddles, life jackets, bailing bucket, information tablet about the river and basic dry land instruction. We even do offsite canoe, kayak & stand up paddle board rentals!
Banff Canoe Docks – corner of Wolf Street and Bow Ave, Banff, Alberta
Toll Free: 1-800-644-8888
Closest to Calgary, Canmore and Banff, white water rafting has never been more exciting than on the Kananaskis and Horseshoe Rivers. The Kananaskis River offers families and the novice rafter a fun introduction to white water rafting on Class 2 to 3 rapids. Experience up to Class 4 rapids as you make your way down the Horseshoe Canyon through big waves, powerful rapids and cliff jumping are the highlights for the adventure enthusiast on this trip!
215 Banff Ave, Sundance Mall, Banff, Alberta T1L 1E3
Toll Free: 866-330-7238
Hydra River Guides - Powered by Nature
The Kicking Horse River is famous for whitewater rafting, packed with mighty rapids and plenty of thrills. Hydra River Guides has been introducing guests to the “kicks” of whitewater rafting since 1986! With 4 distinctive trips on offer, from our Mild and Classic trips to our thrilling Ultimate and Fast Blast adventures, the Kicking Horse River has something for everyone. Tours include river gear, BBQ lunch and optional transportation.
Are you ready to join us?
PO Box 778, Banff, Alberta T1L 1A8
Toll Free: 1-800-644-8888
Inside Out Experience - Whitewater Rafting
It’s time to get out on the water! Whether you’re looking for a mild introduction or an exhilarating thrill, our professional staff will ensure you have the time of your life on either a full or half day Canadian Rockies wilderness whitewater rafting adventure. We offer trips near Banff on the Kananaskis, Bow, and Red Deer Rivers. Once you’ve tried one, you’ll want to try them all. Each adventure includes all the necessary gear and equipment, heated indoor changing rooms, shuttle to and from the river check-in location, and scrumptious snacks and beverages at the end of your tour.
Toll Free: 1-877-999-7238
Wild Water Adventures Inc. - Rafting
Experience our Kicking Horse River WHITEWATER TRIP, guaranteed to soak and thrill you by rafting through rapids class 2 - 4+. Prefer to stay a little drier, (but by no means dry!), you may enjoy our scenic and playful GENTLE TRIP. With a little more time, our FULL DAY TRIP lets you experience all the river has to offer, with a hearty lunch at our RiverBase.
Box 25, Main lobby, Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Alberta T0L 1E0
Toll Free: 1-888-647-6444