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Rafting Adventure on the Kicking Horse River provided by Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours

Rafting Adventure on the Kicking Horse River

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2 adults
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Itinerary
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You'll start at
Golden
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    Kicking Horse River
    Stop: 3 hours -
    The Kicking Horse River - one of the best whitewater rafting rivers in British Columbia and Western Canada. With class 1 - class 4+ rapids, there are options for everyone.
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Golden
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Departure Point
Golden, Golden, Kootenay Rockies, British Columbia
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Buffet lunch (White Water Discovery tours)
  • Professional raft guide
  • Bus shuttle to and from river
  • All gear needed on river
  • Local taxes
Exclusions
  • Photos and HD Video (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Minimum age for White Water Discovery and White Water Express is 12 years old and 90 lbs (41 kg)
  • Guests under the age of 19 must have a parent or guardian present to sign their waiver
  • Please advise of any allergies or special dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Please advise your lunch preference, if tour with lunch is selected: steak, chicken breast, fish, hamburger, or veggie burger; Use "Special Requirements" field upon checkout to advise the requested information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Covid-19 policies are in place. All guests required to bring a face covering, our staff will use PPE, we will be doing regular cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting. There are mandatory hand sanitizing stations
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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heatherbwarren wrote a review May 16
Vancouver, Canada11 contributions
The perfect mixture of adrenaline, serenity, nature, humour and adventure! From the moment I checked into the moment I drove away I felt like I was grinning ear to ear! My cheeks hurt so much from laughing and smiling all day! The mid day lunch stop is AMAZING. The guides are
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Date of experience: May 2020
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Response from GlacierRaft, Owner at Rafting Adventure on the Kicking Horse River
Responded 1 week ago
This made us so happy to read! Thank you for taking the time to share about your day with us last summer. We so appreciate it and it's a nice boost as we're making a plan for operating in the times of Covid. We hope to be out rafting again soon - and hope we'll see you again :) Cheers to you from all of us here at Glacier
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Douglas M wrote a review Mar 2020
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Great experience. Lunch was awesome and guides were excellent. We had a great time running the rapids. The water was crystal clear. The lunch was well prepared. I will for sure go there again and tell everyone about this great adventure.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from GlacierRaft, Owner at Rafting Adventure on the Kicking Horse River
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you! We love hearing you had such a wonderful experience with us and we appreciate you taking the time to share. Thanks for helping spread the word and we look forward to seeing you again when you're back in Golden. Cheers from all of us here at Glacier
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Beverley T wrote a review Dec 2019
Tidworth, United Kingdom81 contributions37 helpful votes
I think this is our second or third time with these guys and on all occasions we have had the best time. They lay on a great spread for lunch too and you really are looked after from start to finish. There interaction with everyone is great and we all thoroughly enjoyed the
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from GlacierRaft, Owner at Rafting Adventure on the Kicking Horse River
Responded Dec 16, 2019
Thank you for taking the time to share! We love that you've been able to get out on the river with us a few times, and that you've really enjoyed each experience. We truly appreciate your review and hope to see you again next time you're in Golden. Cheers to you from all of us here at Glacier
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eska wrote a review Oct 2019
Edmonton, Canada1 contribution
We were were a group of 6, most visiting from Europe. We did the Heli Rafting and the entire group had the most awesome time. We all felt that it was an excellent value for the money and would love to repeat the experience if an opportunity presents itself. If you are in the
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from GlacierRaft, Owner at Rafting Adventure on the Kicking Horse River
Responded Oct 25, 2019
Thank you so much! We are happy to hear you had such a wonderful heli experience and we truly appreciate you taking the time to share. We would love to have you join us again if you're back in the Golden area. Thank you for the recommendation and cheers to all 6 of you from the whole Glacier Team.
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Roving278705 wrote a review Sep 2019
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International guides with a great sense of humor paired with beautiful scenery make for a great outdoor family adventure. We had about 20°c weather the day we rafted and were happy to have both the wetsuit jacket and the blue shell overtop that were offered. We felt safe at all
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from GlacierRaft, Front Office Manager at Rafting Adventure on the Kicking Horse River
Responded Sep 20, 2019
Hello, and a BIG thank you for the review! We want everyone to have a great time, while feeling comfortable and safe. From our gear to guides, we have the best of the best to ensure your day is as great as it can be! We're very glad to hear about your trip, and we do hope to see you again! From all of us here at Glacier, thank you :)
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By: Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours
Slabotsky
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Very good rafting/excellent staff. Difficult to look at trip pics. Beware!
Our family of 5 had a very nice rafting afternoon with an outstanding guide (Ben). The entire excursion was extreme
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Tammy K
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Highly recommend
We had a great time! Our husbands didn’t want to go but ended up saying it was the best part of their Canadian trip
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bharas
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Expensive for what you get.
We signed up for the easy ride but basically we just floated down the river after two little rapids. It was very u
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JoeMoe4
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So much fun
This half a day rafting adventure was so much fun. All rafting guides were excellent and the perfect combination o
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maddyrm
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So much fun!
I did the full day rafting, it felt super well organised, professional and safe but also very fun and entertaining.
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Hsk55
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Absolutely amazing day
Cannot recommend enough!! Such a great day. We had an awesome time, got soaked, learnt some things about the river
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SJC67A
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A brilliant day out!
These guys run a seriously good company. We had a wonderful day on the river and felt comfortable and safe through
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Tina P
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Disappointed Family
Hello, I was a little disappointed with the trip over all. It says very clearly on the website that we leave at 9:3
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CodyD294
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Lots of Fun At Glacier
Very professional and of course a lot of fun. The guides are very experienced and you shouldn't be nervous about r
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NEWLYTR
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Excellent experience
Had a great half day on the water, it was as described on the website. Next time, would choose to do the afternoon
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ET2009
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Great half day trip only downside cost of the photo package
Had a great time doing the family half day trip. First time for us all doing rafting. Hayley was great and we had a
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RichardL31
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Tremendous day out with immensely capable guides
The kicking Horse Canyon is a tremendous place to see and raft down with incredible views around almost every corne
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Antony_JKumar
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Great Team
Professional Team with energetic staff and safety conscious. Highly recommend giving it a try. Would recommend the
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4mcntrls
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Great ride
Found a sunny day. Great trip but cold! Haha glacier fed rivers. Good fun fast afternoon trip down the lower canyon
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jplant0818
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Full day!
We did the full day rafting tour and has a great time. Our guide was great and so we're the people we were in our r
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  • Duration: 5h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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