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Address: 101 Golden Donald Upper Road | Next to British Columbia Info Centre, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 888-599-5299
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Alpine Rafting offers Half and Full Day Trips on the Kicking Horse River...

Alpine Rafting offers Half and Full Day Trips on the Kicking Horse River starting at $29 per person. All experience levels welcome, no experience necessary. We are the only company to offer a Whitewater Guarantee: we are not satisfied until you are.

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First class experience - so much fun

I have now enjoyed three Alpine Rafting whitewater experiences, and will book again for the summer of 2016, since we are making this an annual tradition. The company is first... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

I have now enjoyed three Alpine Rafting whitewater experiences, and will book again for the summer of 2016, since we are making this an annual tradition. The company is first class all the way, from checkin, orientation, equipment, guides, lunch, and above all the on-river experience. The Kicking Horse River is exciting and challenging, but we feel confidant under the... More 

Thank calta523
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We wanted to do middle and lower canyon (Ultimate whitewater - $135) but were told after we arrived and paid that lower canyon was closed and we would have to do middle canyon twice. Later we found out lower canyon is open very rarely each season, which is not mentioned on website. There was no option to just do 1... More 

Thank Brenton A
Edmonton, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

What a blast this was. Went earlier this summer and it was so fun. We had a group of 9 which got us a discount and a full boat. The lunch they served up before we left was good. I recommend jumping in the water, you'll never forget it. Would definitely go again.

Thank marshualjuan
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

The most fun and laughs we have had when getting wet for a long time. We were only able to do the Afternoon Tour and sadly were not able to extend to take in the final section but still, what a great experience. Of the four of us I am the one who does not like getting wet and cold... More 

Thank JackNIan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

My boyfriend and I recently did the ultimate rafting trip and had great time. It was quite a drive from where we were staying in Banff but definitely worth the trip out as it seemed to be the best rafting in the area. The guide was fun and experienced at rafting. The only negative comment we would have is that... More 

Thank Lauren S
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We took their challenger tour covering 2,3 & 4 rapids. It was seven hours long trip and we enjoyed every minutes of it. Guides were very friendly and knowledgeable. worth your money!!

Thank Kevin V
Gladstone, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Had an awesome afternoon rafting on the Kicking Horse River. Our guide, Luke, was really good at giving instructions and directions. He made the trip really exciting for us, but we always felt safe. Such a good spot to go rafting, the scenery is amazing. All the gear is provided, you only have to bring your swimsuit. If they'd have... More 

Thank Kim094
St. Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

My wife and I are over fifty and wondered if class 3 and 4 rapids would be too much for us to handle. I am not a swimmer and my wife is not an athlete but we love the water, and add to that the beauty of the canyon, we decided to give it a try. Were we ever glad... More 

Thank Tim and Chris A
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

We did the ultimate challenge on the kicking horse river and it was worth every penny! We were originally going to do the full kicking horse challenge but there wasn't enough people on the day so we only got to the the ultimate which is the middle and lower sections of the river. However we found out when on the... More 

Thank Samantha K
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Gorgeous September day to be on the Kickinghorse river. Owen, our guide was amazing. Friendly and professional and quick to resopnd. Did the all day challenge with a wonderful bbq lunch. Even with the water level down a bit the rapids were a great ride. Would do this again any time. Everyone at Alpine was friendly and helpful. Debbie G

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