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Address: 215 Banff Ave | Sundance Mall, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L1B3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-763-2007
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Description: Closest whitewater rafting available from Banff and Calgary. Half and Full...
Closest whitewater rafting available from Banff and Calgary. Half and Full day trips. Whether you want Mild or Wild, our fun-loving professional guides will provide you with the best whitewater rafting adventure. Perfect activity for Families (5yrs+), and Groups like Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties or your Corporate Team Building Event.
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Fun white water adventure with amazing views

Chinook Rafting offers a fun, thrilling, and safe white water adventure for the whole family. The guides are friendly and experienced. You are provided all of the necessary gear... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
Michael S
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Gilbert, Arizona
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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Chinook Rafting offers a fun, thrilling, and safe white water adventure for the whole family. The guides are friendly and experienced. You are provided all of the necessary gear for the icy cold glacier river water. This is a don't miss for a Banff vacation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Best rafting company in Banff. Includes 2 cliff jumps which are optional but a must do. Awesome day out with great guides, shout out to Marshall :))

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Had a great time rafting this morning. All of the guides were lovely - especially our raft guide Dave. So glad we chose this rafting company. Check them out & definitely do the cliff jump! Thanks guys :)

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

My boyfriend and I booked this trip prior to coming out to Banff for a week's vacation. We had a rental car so we had no trouble finding the meeting spot to grab the bus that takes you to the river. We have both been rafting once before with a company in Ontario (where we are from) so we kind... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I called another outfit that was further away from Banff but they weren't running yet as it was too early in the season. Happy accident that I found this place. VERY convenient to Banff so if you do the morning run you'll be able to get other activities in during the afternoon. Great guides. Really fun cliff jump! I recommend... More 

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I just had my first river rafting trip this past week in the afternoon. It was incredible! The weather was poor, but that didn't stop anyone from having an awesome time. This is largely in part due to the knowledgeable and fun guide we had, Marshal. He explained everything well, while making it interesting and memorable. He was in charge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

My highschool classmates and I had a school trip to the beautiful city of Banff and at the top of our list of activities was obviously white water rafting. Our experience at Chinook Rafting was amazing and extremely thrilling. Our guides *Dave* and Adam were not only extraordinarily hilarious and awesome, they were also very experienced and relaxed which automatically... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Was a awesome adventure! Our guide James was fun, experienced and knowledgeable. Besides the great white water rafting we had the option of doing a cliff dive! Very thrilling! Would recommend this group to anyone looking for a good time on the "refreshing" river!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Before this trip I had never been white water rafting and now I feel like every chance I get to do it I will jump at the chance because its just too much fun! We were lucky to even get a chance to do it Banff, I think it was the the second time on the river of the new... More 

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ChinookRafting, Manager at Chinook Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Hannah - what better activity to do in the rain - see you again next time! More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

they did a good job overall with the guide 'Frank' very humorous. kept the day fun. i would have like to go in the faster rapids but we we in the level that did not offer it . if i were to go back try the higher levels

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