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Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co.

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Address: 701 Lakeside Drive, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6Y8, Canada
Phone Number: +1 877-808-7238
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Nelson Whitewater Rafting is the West Kootenays' premier rafting company....

Nelson Whitewater Rafting is the West Kootenays' premier rafting company. We provide transportation to and from Nelson and have four trips to choose from as well as paddleboard and kayak rentals on the lake.

1. Shenango Canyon - maximum excitement

2. Facchina Rapids - fun for everybody

3. Inflatable Kayaking - exciting

4. Scenic Float - beautiful and relaxing.

Lake Rentals

1. Paddleboards

2. Kayaks

3. Inflatable Paddleboards - great for take-away rentals.

Our guides are fun and experienced. Your safety is our #1 priority, and your fun a close 2nd.

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Trip was great so was Jerome

Organized, fun, our guide Jerome was great. Enjoyed the trivia on the way and the return trip back. We would recommend Nelson Whitewater Rafting!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
AMD14
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Salem, Oregon, United States
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Salem, Oregon, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Organized, fun, our guide Jerome was great. Enjoyed the trivia on the way and the return trip back. We would recommend Nelson Whitewater Rafting!

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Nelson, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great time rafting with Nelson Whitewater Rafting. Great guides, well organized and a overall very fun day.

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Thank travelingbc2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We all had an amazing time with the guys from Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co. and were very impressed with the combination of professionalism and fun. The time passed far too quickly. Great way to spend a rainy Saturday!

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Thank ZiaTinaSeigler
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kyle was an excellent guide. Super passionate about rafting and kayaking in the river. Well spoken and knowledgeable about the Nelson area. What a fun afternoon on the water.

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Thank Jacquelyn J
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kyle is a very well spoken and knowledgable young man with a true passion for the history and geography of BC. Great experience for first-time rafters.

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Thank Sean W
Vernon, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A grand adventure, just enough excitement and enough practice before the rapids. You do need to be strong enough to hoist yourself out of the water and onto your kayak but aside from paddling strongly at times, that was the big challenge. The guides were excellent, safe and fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our last day in Nelson, it was raining, cold and we almost didn't go. What a mistake that would have been! It was our first time Whitewater Rafting and we were all a bit nervous. The whole team was amazing! We felt very safe and had a great time! Jerome made the time in between rapids a lot... More 

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Thank Brigitte A
Nelson, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful day on the river with the guides, felt safe with kayak along side and really enjoyed this adventure with my 11 year old son. Was a great thrill going through the rapids but never seemed too dangerous and if the sun was out would have enjoyed swimming with the other brave guests who couldn't resist the crystal clear... More 

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Thank NowOwl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time leaving the flat lake waters and challenging class 2 & 3 Rapids on the Slocan river. Our guides John and Johna were excellent. And driver/photographer Jerome took some great photos for us to share. The equipment and attention to our safety was impressive. Definitely recommend Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co.

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Thank Jill Liam H
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guides were knowledgable and friendly. I felt prepared when we began to hit the Rapids due to our guides instructions. I definitely recommend this your company.

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