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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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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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An afternoon of family fun!

Had a brilliant time on the river. Lots of fun games before and in between the rapids. Rapids were a 1-3 on the rafting we chose but there are bigger ones for the more... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Had a brilliant time on the river. Lots of fun games before and in between the rapids. Rapids were a 1-3 on the rafting we chose but there are bigger ones for the more adventurous. Staff very professional and friendly. I felt completely safe and a great cd/memory stick full of photographic memories which you can either purchase or try... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We went with our 11 and 13 year old and we all had a fantastic time! The music trivia was a blast during the drive, and our guide Shawn, made the slower parts of the river fun with all sorts of games along the way. The water is lake fed, so the temperature was wonderful to swim in. Thanks again,... More 

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Nelson, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Great trip. Fun from the get go. Exciting -always with an eye to safety. Staff were relaxed, fun, informative and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We had a great time on the Slocan River. It should be something that everyone has on there bucket list!!! The Guide are awesome too

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High Prairie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Excellent rafting company. We have been on a few different raft trips with a few different companies and NWR is at the top. Excellent guides, equipment and tour. Treated our family like their own and our kids had a blast!!!! Will definetly hook up with this company again when we are in the area again. Great service, great guides, great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My boys are excited to try white water rafting again. They said they had a blast. It was a great 4 hour getaway,for them, and my wife and I. We will come back next year. The guides were great with all the questions we had, and very personable with our boys. This is a great option for families with older... More 

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Nelson, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Shawn was our guide down the river on Aug.15th. The trip was fun filled with water fights, games {rodeo} which was a blast, which three of our crew did. Also the rapids were awesome and we got to surf one of the rapids and the swim behind the raft was a treat. Shawn was very experienced and knowledgeable and we... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

John and Shawn were our guides for our trip. They were so much fun and had fun games lined up for the three of us. Very knowledgable and made sure we all had a good time

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed a great morning on the river August 12. It was a scorching hot day in Nelson, over 35 Celsius but the float was very comfortable. Lots of opportunities to swim and enjoy the water along side the boat. I would recommend this trip for anyone that enjoys water, a few waves, relaxing and peaceful settings.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Did the scenic tour & had a great time. Tour guide was very experienced & knowledgeable. Appreciated the safety taught to us so much so that we're ready to give those white water rapids a try next time! Will definitely be back again!

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