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Chinook Rafting

138 Banff Ave | Meet behind the Mount Royal Hotel, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A7, Canada
+1 403-763-2007
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Closest whitewater rafting available from Banff and Calgary. Half and Full day trips. Whether you want Mild or Wild, our fun-loving professional guides will provide you with the best whitewater rafting adventure. Perfect activity for Families (5yrs+), and Groups like Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties or your Corporate Team Building Event.
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“kananaskis river” (190 reviews)
“horseshoe canyon” (183 reviews)
“cliff jump” (45 reviews)
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138 Banff Ave | Meet behind the Mount Royal Hotel, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A7, Canada
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+1 403-763-2007
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"kananaskis river"
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"horseshoe canyon"
in 183 reviews
"cliff jump"
in 45 reviews
"guide alex"
in 20 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 74 reviews
"class rapids"
in 43 reviews
"wet suits"
in 34 reviews
"great fun"
in 61 reviews
"cookies"
in 45 reviews
"safety briefing"
in 26 reviews
"great guide"
in 44 reviews
"great morning"
in 17 reviews
"fun trip"
in 16 reviews
"safety talk"
in 23 reviews
"white water"
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"these guys"
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"amazing experience"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve been rafting before, and hadn’t had the best experience; but with chinook they made me feel safe, gave us instructions and some good gear. All the guides seem great, we had Ariel who was super nice and lots of fun!! Overall, not super radical,...More

Thank Crisgraaff
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Reviewed yesterday

Took my 5yo daughter on a "girls afternoon out" (aka "separate you from your brother") whitewater rafting. This is one of the few(only?) companies I found that offered a trip to under 7yo. The entire operation was run very efficiently considering the size of the...More

Thank Michelle C
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great time. Well organised and Ariel was a entertaining leader of our boat. The ten metre cliff jump was awesome fun as was the whole trip.

Thank Chris G
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Reviewed yesterday

This experience with Chinook rafting on the Kananaskis river was efficient, safe, and FUN! From the start when you arrive at the parking lot, they have instructions as to what to do in the most efficient manner. I never felt like I was wasting time...More

Thank Kaylski
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband had to put a lot into convincing me to try this. I was so glad he did win me over! The staff did an amazing job with their use of humor to calm the nerves of a scaredy-cat like my self lol! We...More

Thank brownchick29
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very professional tour business with lots of fun for the whole family. The boats are very well looked after, the security briefing is thorough and the only part where fun is toned down. The route was ideal for beginners, there are a few "action areas"...More

Thank K1TT
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Have just returned from a two week holiday and did this at the beginning of our stay. As a couple on the wrong side of 60, our children were somewhat surprised when we told them we were going white water rafting! We thoroughly enjoyed it...More

Thank debbiestoneman
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I didn't expect it to be this amazing!! It was soooo fun and got my heart racing. I thought it would be too cold and I'd be freezing, but the wetsuit did its job. The cliff jump was one of the best highlights!! Highly recommend...More

Thank roboheartscloud
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife, 8-year old son and I all had a great time on the river (August 15, 2018 with Vikram) with class 2 & 3 rapids. This was the first white water rafting trip for our son and it was absolutely perfect. All of the...More

Thank Barry G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An experience we will never forget from the laughs to the mouths and booties full of water. It was very well organized, all of the guides and base camp managers were helpful, funny and put our kids (9 & 12) at ease who were a...More

Thank Lindsay D
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Meryl S
July 12, 2018|
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Response from ChinookRafting | Property representative |
Hi Meryl, Rafting is an adventurous sport, so we can’t guarantee that you won’t get bumped, knocked or even come out of the raft on any whitewater rafting trip. That being said it is very rare that this happens and we go... More
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Seema A
August 27, 2017|
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Response from ChinookRafting | Property representative |
Seema, thanks for your question. We don't have any coupons or discounts running currently. Sometimes we do before the season starts in February and March, but during our season which runs mid-May to mid-September... More
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Bob W
June 21, 2017|
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Response from ChinookRafting | Property representative |
Hi Bob, Spring run off happens in June for us, so high river levels happen at that time. Once we hit summer (July & August) our river levels are pretty consistent with fun hits and big splashes. In September our river tends... More
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