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Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours

612 7 Street North, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
1 877 344 7238
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Ranked #1 of 20 Activities in Golden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Glacier Raft Company offers a variety of whitewater rafting and scenic float trips on several rivers in the Columbia Valley. Golden, BC. The Kicking... more » Owner description: Glacier Raft Company offers a variety of whitewater rafting and scenic float trips on several rivers in the Columbia Valley. Golden, BC. The Kicking Horse River is the ultimate whitewater rafting destination in the Rocky Mountains guaranteed to provide the thrill of a lifetime. Many of our guests return year after year because, as they know, no two runs down the Kicking Horse are ever the same! The Blaeberry River is a family rafting trip in Golden, BC. Follow the historic trading route of explorer David Thompson. This gentle river float is a scenic raft trip through the peaceful Blaeberry Valley in the Rocky Mountains. This class 1 – 2 glacial fed river meanders its way through high mountain peaks before entering an enchanting canyon of gentle curves and vertical rock walls. Watch for animals, birds and wildflowers as you help your guide navigate this two hour journey. We provide a light snack half way through the trip for you to enjoy while relaxing in the evening sun. « less
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Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Best guide ever--another shout out for Jair! Most fun ever! So happy I decided to go for it and do the "Challenge". Organized, professional, attention to detail, felt safe at all times on the river, would not hesitate to recommend this company. I also liked the wet suits, fleece, and over jackets. No one is ever attractive in these get... More

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Stonewall, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Best time ever! My husband, myself along with our 2 teenage boys (16 and 13) had a fabulous time with Glacier Raft Company. We took the Classic Trip, started the morning on the upper rapids learning the ropes with a very experience guide. We stopped at a waterfall and then had an amazing shore lunch. In the afternoon we conquered... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I experienced the Kicking Horse Challenge for $159.00 You know it's truly an amazing company when you have people like Jair guiding this adventure. I find it especially entertaining that other's who have posted on Trip Advisor also are giving shout-outs to Jair. So.. without further adieu here is my review. Pros: The guides provide great instructions before heading into... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Professional. Fun. Safety conscious. Great day out! We initially booked the express but upgraded mid tour. So glad we did the last rapid is crazy fun. The water is fresh but you get provided with wet suit, fleece etc. Do it! My gps had issues locating the office because of the north/south street structure of Golden so give yourself a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I would not recommend this company. Our raft impacted a rock at speed and I was thrown abruptly from the raft and ultimately lost my brand new GoPro. I realise that the very nature of whitewater rafting is unpredictable and at first I accepted it as simple bad luck. However, after discussing it with others that were rafting with me... More

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GlacierRaft, Owner at Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Morogost, It is unfortunate that you lost your new Go Pro and the footage from your vacation, but it is very important you know that you falling out of the raft was in no way the result of a deliberate action. Safety is our ultimate priority and none of our guides ever want to have a guest swimming in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Best time ever got to see some amazing sights water was cold but definitely worth it thanks so much from Jeremy and bed blair

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GlacierRaft, Owner at Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you! We're stoked you enjoyed your day with us and we appreciate you taking the time to write us a review. Cheers from the whole Glacier Crew! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

I was nervous at first, but the guide Jare had us all prepared for everything . We went for the full day and were glad we did!

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GlacierRaft, Owner at Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your day and that Jair did a good job making you feel at ease. Wonderful new experiences are always exciting and we're stoked it was with us. Cheers from all of us here at Glacier! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

My rafting with this company was amazing. So professional and so much fun. Iain was our rafting guide and he made sure we had the best experience possible... Lots of rapids and rock slides :) It is the place to go whether experienced or not.

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GlacierRaft, Owner at Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write us an awesome review! We're so glad you enjoyed your day with us and we're stoked to hear you had so much fun. We truly appreciate your recommendation and we'll make sure Ian sees your review. Cheers from all of us here at Glacier. More

Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

We recently did the challenge raft with intrepid tours. The staff is very professional, fun and looks out for everyone's safety. The lunch was awesome!! A special thanks to Evan for making me feel at ease (I was nervous) about what to expect during the trip. The video was great! Highly recommend this company !!

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GlacierRaft, Owner at Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a great review! We're so happy you enjoyed you day with us, and that Evan did a wonderful job putting you at ease. You're definitely not along in that you felt nervous - most people who come are! We're lucky to have the awesome crew we do and we truly appreciate... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The full day option is a must for anyone considering this... The Glacier Rafting Co staff were awesome - from the Front Desk at booking right through to the drivers and tour guides. The BBQ lunch was delicious and a great break to the day. Safety was always a priority but it was always carried out in a calm, friendly... More

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GlacierRaft, Owner at Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours, responded to this review

This is such an awesome review! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience - and we're stoked to hear it was such a great one! Your comment about safety is exactly what we hope for. It's great you could tell it's our priority, but that you were still able to be excited and have tons of fun.... More

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