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Kootenay River Runners

4987 Highway 93, Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia V0A 1M0, Canada
1-800-599-4399
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Owner description: Since the mid 70’s, Kootenay River Runners has been introducing adventurous travelers to the delights of whitewater rafting. We’ve guided over 100,000... more » Owner description: Since the mid 70’s, Kootenay River Runners has been introducing adventurous travelers to the delights of whitewater rafting. We’ve guided over 100,000 rafting guests down the Kicking Horse River, Kootenay, Columbia Rivers and Toby Creek. These rivers carve their way through some of the most impressive mountain landscapes in the Canadian Rockies. Whether your interests are challenging whitewater rafting, family rafting, or Voyageur Canoe Trips, each river offers a unique experience. « less
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Victoria, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Modest cost for a fun, safe activity for the whole family (Toby Creek). The water was cold, and the guides supported a fun rivalry between the rafts. At the end of August, the river starts to run low - but that made the ride a little tamer - great for my level of confidence. Everyone enjoyed it. The bus driver... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Awesome adventure on the Kootenay River. You could walk right up to the base of the Peddley falls. The staff were excellent, and lunch was good. A great experience for the whole family.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We did the half day trip on the Kootenay River, and there was lots of positives and only a few negatives. Our guide Kendra(?) was fantastic as well as Laurie the bus driver and the receptionist in the office as well! This was our first experience so I don't have anything to compare it to, but the highlight was the... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This trip has class 3 rapids and is great for first timers or younger children. I prefer the class 4, by far, but this was a family trip and our children's first experience. The guide was terrific, the lunch was great and the time we spent was a lot of fun. The children really enjoyed it and I would recommend... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Our group of 8 rafted the Kootenay, Toby Creek, and Kicking Horse and all 3 trips were excellent. The guides, bus drivers, equipment, and food were awesome. We will definately go back and will recommend Kootenay River Runners to everyone.

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We had a fantastic, exhilarating full day on the river... Got wet, wet and wet some more! Our guide, Katie, really made the trip so much fun as well as giving plenty of facts about the area. Both the morning snack and lunch exceeded our expectations. Overall, a very personable service; we felt very well looked after. Definitely recommend this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We did a full day rafting tour, and it was a great experience! We did the easier course and none of us had a lot of experience, but no one found it too difficult- would definitely recommend! Ian was our guide and was very knowledgable about the area. Will definitely come back!

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Sherwood Park
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

The guides and the gals totally make this a MUST DO Adventure. Do not go thru Golden without paying this one a visit. You will NOT Be disappointed. Great people, great river, great fun. It will pump up your adrenaline. Do the Ultimate trip, it's the best. Did it twice in 2 weeks. Will do it again next year. Derek... More

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Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My boys and I had a wonderful first experience white water rafting thanks to the guides. They made it extra fun by singing happy birthday to my 12 year old on the river. Hard to beat that! Fun, safe and knowledgeable.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

First time whitewater rafting for us and we weren't sure how it would go but it turned out excellent! Staff were super friendly and knowledgeable and helped everyone out. The scenery was beautiful and the rafting was exciting without ever feeling like you were in danger. If you want to try whitewater rafting, these are the people to go with!... More

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