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Canadian Rockies Rafting and Adventures

701 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore, Alberta AB T1W 2H4, Canada
403-678-6535
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Ranked #12 of 30 Activities in Canmore
Type: Water sports
Owner description: Canadian Rockies Rafting and Adventure Centre - Your one stop for year round mountain adventure in the Canadian Rockies! We offer many activities for... more » Owner description: Canadian Rockies Rafting and Adventure Centre - Your one stop for year round mountain adventure in the Canadian Rockies! We offer many activities for individuals and large groups. please check out our website for more details! « less
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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We signed up with Caravan tours for a week of travel in the Canadian Rockies. the trip was above and beyond our expectation. The travel guide, the luxury bus driver, the accommodations and the adventures were superb. In addition we had a great group of 44 travelers, who added to the success of the trip. We traveled in July and... More

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edmonton
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

This is the first time that we have tried white water rafting - we signed up for a regular session. Total time was about 4 hours from start to finish. The staff was great, very friendly and skilled. We were concerned about the weather as it was forecasted to be cold and raining and only 10 degrees celsius. Nevertheless, we... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Get driven to their lock up in a school bus where you get given wetsuit, boosters, waterproof, helmet and life jacket. Not made clear to us but you do get given a wetsuit so only wear swimwear underneath. Your clothes and other belongings get left in their lock up and then they drive you to the river. Our raft had... More

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Rhode Island
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126 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Took the easy trip down the Bow River and had a fabulous time. Very safe for the older folks in the group. Although I would have preferred the white water trip I knew what I was booking and it did not disappoint. This is a leisurely river float with opportunities to see some wildlife up close and personal. Our float... More

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Burbage, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

We booked the afternoon trip for the family (2 adults and 3 children aged 12,10 and 8) on the Kananaskis river. The whole family loved the trip in glorious sunshine with the grade of river and length of tour being perfect for the children's first rafting adventure. My tip would be ensure each child can participate and has their own... More

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CanandianRockiesRaft, Manager at Canadian Rockies Rafting and Adventures, responded to this review

Hi lain Q, We are stoked that your family had a great time! Come back anytime and receive 15% off as a return customer! More

Caronport, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This was our first time whitewater rafting, and we wanted something fun but not scary for our kids, ages 10 and 7. When I called to book, the staff person was extremely helpful, and I felt confident that rafting the Kananaskis was the best choice for us. The company was very professional and efficient, from signing in to getting us... More

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CanandianRockiesRaft, Manager at Canadian Rockies Rafting and Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Erin O, This is fantastic! We're so glad you enjoyed your whitewater rafting tour with us. Come again anytime, we offer 15% off for repeat customers and special group rates. More

Toronto, Canada
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392 reviews 392 reviews
137 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I had my choice of 2 trips a short family cat 2 or a longer cat 3/4. I booked the longer one. We were told when we arrived that the water was lower right now. The problems with this tour: I'll be generous and say we were 1hr on the water. Totally misinformed. No wow factor. The instructor made a... More

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CanandianRockiesRaft, Manager at Canadian Rockies Rafting and Adventures, responded to this review

Hi wasntme58, We're very sorry about your disappointment in the rafting trip. When you went rafting with us the water levels had dropped significantly (disappointing for us too!) on the Bow River (usually a class 4) so it would seem more like a class 3. Unfortunately this is out of our control. Both trip durations are half day tours running... More

cochrane
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A river runs through this area south of Calgary! The drive to the camp was sheer joy, through beautiful rolling hills , mountains and lovely vistas! The rafts were ready , my nerves a little unsteady,but after a thorough safety talk and the expert maneuvering of our raft guide , the rafting of the very first rapid went smoothly .... More

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Calgary, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This trip down the Kanananskis River is a class 2 and really only for beginners or families. We have previously been rafting the kicking horse and many more aggressive overseas locations. No complaints about the rafting trip, guides were knowledgeable and safety minded and we were aware it was a class 2/3. Scenery was nice. The problem was that we... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Went with husband and daughter and had a great morning ! Ideal way to experience white water rafting for the first time ! My daughter hates water normally and came reluctantly !but the guide was such good fun by the end off trip she had jumped of cliff into water twice and could not wait to go rafting again !... More

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