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Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co.

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Address: 701 Lakeside Drive, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6Y8, Canada
Phone Number: +1 877-808-7238
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Nelson Whitewater Rafting is the West Kootenays' premier rafting company...
Nelson Whitewater Rafting is the West Kootenays' premier rafting company. We provide transportation to and from Nelson and have four trips to choose from as well as paddleboard and kayak rentals on the lake. 1. Shenango Canyon - maximum excitement 2. Facchina Rapids - fun for everybody 3. Inflatable Kayaking - exciting 4. Scenic Float - beautiful and relaxing. Lake Rentals 1. Paddleboards 2. Kayaks 3. Inflatable Paddleboards - great for take-away rentals. Our guides are fun and experienced. Your safety is our #1 priority, and your fun a close 2nd.
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Hot summer float

Great experience with our two young children. We did the float and our guide John was friendly and knowledgeable. We were able to jump in and float and swim down the river which... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great experience with our two young children. We did the float and our guide John was friendly and knowledgeable. We were able to jump in and float and swim down the river which added considerably to the trip. If your in Nelson make this the thing to do.

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Nelson, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

we had a great time on the water ,the team helped us with the boats ,,picked us up on time ,we all had fun

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Osoyoos, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Exhilarating yet felt totally safe. Our guide Sean was amazing!! Even the bus ride was fun with music trivia and the safety video made your heart race. The scariest part of this trip was gearing up. Once in the raft, we felt confident with our guide, he let us know what to expect and even had some games to make... More 

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Nelson, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The guides were very friendly and knowledgeable; they were able to provide information about the river as well as the history of the area. I would definitely recommend them to anyone, as it was such a great experience and so much fun! Make sure you brush up with your 80's and 90's music!

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Awesome fun for the whole family. Nice mix of fun and games and whitewater Guides are really friendly and knowledgeable

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British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Wonderful scenery, with a very fun and competent staff. I really enjoyed the experience and I want more.

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Nelson, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Thank you to the guides for such a great time for me and my daughter to enjoy a some refreshing water, sun and fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Went with my 7 year old, my sister and brother in law and my 60 year old parents. All of us had a blast! Awesome guide and we'll organized. If it's your first time white water rafting you won't be disappointed! A must do if your in the area!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

It's a well organized outfit, they are safety oriented and they are tons of fun. These guys are friendly, entertaining and they make sure you have a hell of a time, I am definitely going out with them again. I strongly recommend for anyone who is in the area

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Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is so worth a try. It is well organized and the tour guides are well versed in keeping everyone entertained and happy.

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Additional Information about Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co.

Address: Address: 701 Lakeside Drive, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6Y8, Canada
Phone Number: +1 877-808-7238
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kootenay Rockies  >  Nelson
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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