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Glacier Raft Company

Address: #6 Going-To-The-Sun Rd, West Glacier, MT 59936
Phone Number: +1 800-235-6781
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Ranked #1 of 15 Attractions in West Glacier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Adventure
Owner description: Located directly outside the West Entrance of Glacier National Park, we're West Glacier's most...
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Type: Tours, Adventure
Owner description: Located directly outside the West Entrance of Glacier National Park, we're West Glacier's most experienced rafting and fishing outfitter. We offer 1/2 day and full day whitewater, scenic and fishing adventures on the rivers that border Glacier National Park. We have the best safety record of any raft company in Glacier country. We're also the only Montana river outfitter with access to the Great Bear Wilderness and the Upper Middle Fork of the Flathead River. Give us a call and let our expert reservation staff help you book the perfect adventure for you and your family!

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Elkhart, Indiana, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I had never rafted before and admit I was a little nervous. Our boat included four children under 15, so I was put at ease before we left. Our guide "Dundee" was knowledgeable, polite and funny. My group had five adults, but we were paired with a father with four misbehaved and insolent children. "Dundee" was still great and professional... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

I have done plenty of kayaking over the past 15 years. This was one of the best paddling experiences I have known. I chose to run the river in a Duckie (inflatable kayak). The guides gave me specific instructions for each rapid so I could have the best chance for success. The cameraman captured some great shots. Some of those... More 

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Cincinnati, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is the second time our family has used Glacier Raft Company. We had quite a large number of people (11 adults, 1 child) for the half day trip. On the bus ride to the launch site they asked if we could split up 10 + 2 with another group, to which we responded not unless we have to (family... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My wife, two boys (8 and 6) did the half day outing this summer. We could not have had a better time. Although I have been on rougher whitewater before, the setting was beautiful and our guide was fantastic. Best of all, it was the first time our kids had been whitewater rafting, and they loved it. The guide did... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Sam, our tour guide was very insightful and fun to sit with. The organization was organized and I would recommend them to anyone in Glacier.

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portland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Great guide and overall good value. The river just does not offer much excitement so it seems like an expensive float. Seems better for families with kids

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Baker, Montana, USA
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18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I have taken quite a few raft trips, and this was one of the busiest I have ever seen. I thought it would be discouraging because of all of the people, but the program is very well designed to get rafters organized, safely onto the water, safely down the river, and back out again. The water was low, but Travis,... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I lucked out as the day of our rafting trip the weather was gorgeous! The crew was very accommodating, courteous and experienced. Our guide, James, was THE BEST!! He was personable and knowledgeable, with the most pleasant demeanor. If I were to go again I would request to be on his raft. James made our day perfect!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We booked this rafting trip for my birthday...and had a wonderful time. Because we were the only 2 who booked that day and that hour, the trip first got cancelled. But when I mentioned it was for a special occasion, they made an exception for us, so we had our own private rafting trip!! We would like to thank Coley... More 

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Jackson, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

After stepping off the plane in Kalispell, the wife and I were officially on our honeymoon. We grabbed the rental car and made tracks towards the raft company. We weren't sure if we would make it on time or not because of possible delays but arrived early. We walked in and told them who we were and they were actually... More 

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