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Kootenay River Runners

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Address: 4987 Highway 93, Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia V0A 1M0, Canada
Phone Number: 1-800-599-4399
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Description: Since the mid 70’s, Kootenay River Runners has been introducing...
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 River, 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.
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Absolutely awesome adventure!

We can't thank Ian and his amazing team of guides enough for a fantastic experience on the Kootenay river! We spent the whole day cruising down the river whilst receiving expert... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Elgin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We can't thank Ian and his amazing team of guides enough for a fantastic experience on the Kootenay river! We spent the whole day cruising down the river whilst receiving expert guidance, local area insight and at the same time having a blast! Snack and lunch were provided by the riverside and food and company was excellent - really can't... More 

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

Four of us went for the day rafting with Kootenay River Runners. The entire group that went at the same time filled two boats. We had a nice steak dinner with salads to start off the day. Little would we know that the nourishment is required for lots of paddling. You start well upriver of the rapids so that you... More 

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

The rafting guide Claire was awesome, friendly and very knowledgeable about the area. we went on the Kootenay River I would definitely have to recommend it to beginners. We saw one big horn sheep and a osprey. :) Would definitely go agian for a longer trip and maybe on a bit of higher skill level. Hopefully next year. :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

my husband and i did the kootenay half day trip which was fun, bus ride out to meet the rafts and the a stop along the river for lunch before continuing on to see the beautiful pedley falls!! so gorgeous and some good rapids in between the beautiful scenery... we also did the kicking horse full day trip which started... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This was an amazing experience for us. Everyone enjoyed themselves and the staff were very friendly and helpful. We did the half day (4 hours) and there was a snack provided. Just to sail down the river and take in the beautiful scenery was worth every penny. My son loved it, he's nine. The bus ride back th Radium was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We had a blast. The river was so much fun the staff was awesome, lots of fun and a ton of laughs. I highly recommend Kootenay River Runners they are very friendly and. Lot of fun. The family loved it!! Definitely coming back. See you all next time👍

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We went for the Kootenay river half day trip, and we were very lucky with the beautiful weather and the great service. Charlie and Claire were the guides and they made the trip fun and memorable. The trip was well organized and we enjoyed our first rafting experience very much. We stopped for lunch half way through the trip and... More 

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100 Mile House, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We went on the half day trip and it was so much fun. The guides were hilarious and very knowledgeable of the area. They were really good with the younger kids in the boat but also great with us teens.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

my first time to Radium and I was told to check out the Kootenay River Runners and so glad I did. Professional operation but had a great personal feel to it. our guides were Clair and Charley and our driver was Laurie. Cant say enough good things about all of them. It was obvious from our tour that they all... More 

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Camrose, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Took 2 kids (9 & 12) on this. They had a run that was very appropriate for their age. Had a great time. Guide was professional, knowledgeable, and experienced. Photos taken and put on a flash drive. Were available for sale afterwards.

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