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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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Since the mid 70’s, Kootenay River Runners has been introducing adventurous...

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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BEST FUN!!

When booking this activity I was honestly a little apprehensive. However after a full belly from the great lunch and a straight to the point run down on how things worked I was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 13, 2015
Georgia318
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

When booking this activity I was honestly a little apprehensive. However after a full belly from the great lunch and a straight to the point run down on how things worked I was more than ready to go! Your given everything that you need to stay warm and 'dry' with a hot shower afterwards! The guys here are very knowledgeable... More 

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Thank Georgia318
Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

I booked my sister & I for the Ultimate White Water Rafting trip on the Kicking Horse River outside of Golden, B.C. for August 25/15 & from start to finish everything was very professional, yet enjoyable because of the atmosphere surrounding the area AND the people running the operation! Our guide was Vern and he was truly amazing, a great... More 

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Thank krsthom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

The crew really knew there stuff and made my little brothers and myself feel very comfortable. But still got some white knuckle paddling! They said in the spring is the best time to go but I went this September long and still really enjoyed myself. Awesome experience! I would recommend them to anyone!

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Thank ColeBradford
Cold lake
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Went river rafting for the first time and had an absolute blast. It was cold as the weather wasn't that nice but we still had a fantastic trip. The guide was very friendly and knowledgeable and pointed out things along the way. The only thing that could have been improved on was brunch. We only had cinnamon buns and some... More 

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Thank Missytan07
Elgin, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

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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Thank Jackie H
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Andrew B
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Danielle W
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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Thank Diane R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

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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