Whitewater Rafting & Water Activities
Kananaskis, Canmore & Banff rafting and water adventures guide

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Did you Know?

The rivers of the Rockies can deliver adrenaline pumping, heart-racing trips, scenic tranquility or both, from Class 4 rapids to gentle paddling and floats.

Local Rafting and Water Sports Companies

Experience the best whitewater rafting trips near Kananaskis, Canmore/Banff from family floats to adrenaline pumping rafting trips. Fun and excitement create memories and bring us together – there’s nothing better than a great day out with friends and family.

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.

Alpine Rafting

The Kicking Horse River is renowned as the Whitewater Gem of the Canadian Rockies boasting BC & Alberta's biggest whitewater thrills. From our fleet of eye popping candy red rafts to our trip selection, we've spent the last 30 years honing the experience we provide. The Team at Alpine Rafting looks forward to spending a day on the river with you.

Golden, British Columbia


Bow Valley Stand Up Paddleboarding

Learn how to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) in the beautiful lakes of the Canadian Rockies. Come see what all the hype is about the best new sport on the water. All ages welcome! Group packages available! Rent, Buy, Learn and Tour with us today!

511 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore, Alberta


Canadian Rockies Rafting

Canadian Rockies Rafting is your ultimate Rafting Company in the Bow Valley: Offering the best options, rates and the best times! With 21 years of fun- no wonder Canadian Rockies Rafting has the best excursions and experiences to offer in the Valley! Our most popular trips are the half-day Whitewater Rafting excursions on the Kananaskis and Bow River - Horseshoe Canyon. Other activities we offer are Bow River Nature Floats in the evenings, River boarding down the Kananaskis, the occasional Kicking Horse Tour and Moose Safari’s in late August and September.

909 Railway Ave., Canmore, Alberta


Canmore River Adventures

Stunning scenery, new experiences and the unknown around each river bend… All the makings of your next great Canmore adventure. Canmore River Adventures is the only company solely dedicated to offering float trips along the beautiful Bow River in Canmore. Stunning views, inspiring stories, glacial blue waters, local mountain history and maybe even a bear sighting.

Canmore, Alberta


Chinook Rafting

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


Kananaskis Outfitters - Rental Equipment

Located in the Kananaskis Village Center, we offer high-quality rental equipment and guided tours. Summer Rentals include Bicycles, Kayaks, Canoes and Stand Up Paddleboards, Hiking Packs and other items. Winter Rentals include Cross Country Skis, Snowshoes, Ice Skates and Hockey Equipment, etc.

1 Mt Sparrowhawk Crescent, Kananaskis Village, Alberta