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Alpine Rafting

101 Golden Donald Upper Road | Next to British Columbia Info Centre, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
1-888-599-5299
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Ranked #2 of 19 activities in Golden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Owner description: Alpine Rafting offers Half and Full Day Trips on the Kicking Horse River starting at $29 per person. All experience levels welcome, no experience... more » Owner description: 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 satified until you are. Alpine Rafting was awarded the TripAdvisor Certicate of Excellence 2012. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Third time rafting the Kicking Horse in three years! Second time in a row with Alpine Rafting. It is where I bring my friends when they are visiting the west! Great experience with the best in the business. What else could you want?

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Super experience, great adrenaline rush , guides were superb and all set in spectacularly scenic background.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We loved it, and wished we had challenged ourselves and done more than the Family adventure. Stayed at the rustic Campground and loved how secluded and beautiful it was.

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AlpineRafting, Owner at Alpine Rafting, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your recent rafting trip with us! It is great to hear that you had a wonderful time! We hope to see you again in the future Kindly, Jim & Val Pleym More

Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Great place, awseome instructors\guides Would highly recommend this place to anyone. could not have asked for a better rafting trip

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AlpineRafting, Owner at Alpine Rafting, responded to this review

Hi Jean-Pierre, Thank you for your review of your rafting trip with us, it's great to hear that our trip exceeded your expectations! We hope to see you again in the future Kindly, Jim & Val Pleym More

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We were able to book a raft trip on the Kicking Horse River with this company. We were one of 6 rafts making the trip with 8 guests per raft. We were given a wet suit, rubber boots, a waterproof jacket, life vest and helmut. (Wear a swimsuit or change in a nearby tent.) The only exposed flesh were our... More

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AlpineRafting, Owner at Alpine Rafting, responded to this review

Hi Mr Jack, Thank you for your review of your recent rafting trip with us. We are very excited that you had a fantastic time with our company. We hope to see you again in the near future Kindly, Jim & Val Pleym More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I keep going back! The people are experienced, the service is great, and safety is always comes first. Thank you for a hell of a time on the Kicking Horse. Hope to raft the lower canyon next time. Aussie Ben you are awesome!!!

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AlpineRafting, Owner at Alpine Rafting, responded to this review

Hi Kim, Thanks for your review of your rafting trip with us down the Kicking Horse, we are so thrilled that you keep coming back for more!! Ben is really an amazing guide, we are so lucky to have him on our guide team. We hope you enjoy the rest of your summer, and look forward to seeing you again... More

Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

It was a great first time rafting trip for my three boys! (Ages 19, 16, 14) They are looking forward to going again! The upper canyon will be the next rafting adventure.

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AlpineRafting, Owner at Alpine Rafting, responded to this review

Hi Karen! Thanks for your recent review of your rafting trip at Alpine Rafting! It is great to get your feedback and we are very happy to hear that your teenage boys had fun! Kindly Jim & Val Pleym More

Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

A few friends and I made the trip out to Golden from Calgary. The guides are very friendly and knowledgeable. We had Heather, and she was great! They inform you of all the safety measures in cases of emergency which sounds a bit frightening but the rafting trip itself was not scary at all, it was lots of fun with... More

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AlpineRafting, Owner at Alpine Rafting, responded to this review

Hi Caitlin Thanks your your review, and its great to hear that you are your family had an excellent time rafting with us. Indeed, the water is very cold! The Kicking Horse River is glacier fed and the evening prior the water was glacial ice on the Wapta Icefield. Thanks again for taking the time to post a review, it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

What an incredible day on the Kicking Horse River! Our guide, Simon, was absolutely fantastic and provided our entire group with an awesome experience. Simon's knowledge of the river coupled with his enthusiasm for paddling added to each and every moment on the river. Simon took a keen interest in our entire group and coached us through rapid after rapid.... More

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AlpineRafting, Owner at Alpine Rafting, responded to this review

Hi Brian! Thank you for your review of your rafting trip with us -it's great to get such awesome feedback. Simon does get a lot of rave reviews - he is a fantastic guide with loads of charisma. This is Simon's 4th season with Alpine, and our fingers are crossed that he will return for a 5th season in 2015.... More

Medicine Hat
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Perfect for our kids, ages 6 & 8, although our 6 year old did get bored at times when floating quietly down the river (wanted more rapids). Our guide, Pete, was awesome and allowed our kids to steer the raft for a short time and they loved it! The lunch that was prepared by our guides was good quality, delicious.... More

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AlpineRafting, Owner at Alpine Rafting, responded to this review

Hi Lucy Thank you for your honest review of your rafting with us on the Family Whitewater adventure. Our Family Whitewater is suitable for Ages 4 & up, and you are correct, after the first set of rapids (Class 2) sometimes the older kids get bored. The upper is very calm, and the middle canyon is quite a step up... More

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