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Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co.

701 Lakeside Dr, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6G3, Canada
+1 877-808-7238
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First time kayaking on rapids felt extremely safe with the experienced and knowledgable guides.

Our first time leaving the flat lake waters and challenging class 2 & 3 Rapids on the Slocan river... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2016
Jill Liam H
Had a great time

The guides were knowledgable and friendly. I felt prepared when we began to hit the Rapids due to... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2016
Edmonton, Canada
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
701 Lakeside Dr, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6G3, Canada
+1 877-808-7238
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

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...More

Thank Jill Liam H
Reviewed July 17, 2016 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.

Thank leandaho
Reviewed July 16, 2016

Great experience and included some of us folks who were actually in hopes of not getting wet and teens from Texas unused to Canadian cold water! Yet, we not only had fun, we had a blast. Texas teens were among the first to play rodeo...More

Thank TravelsalotFrankfurt
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We all had an awesome time on the white water rafting trip. I thought that my teenage boys might be bored but I can tell by the the big smiles in the photos and the comments afterwards that they will want to do this again....More

Thank Flappybird3
Reviewed July 15, 2016

We were visiting Nelson this past week from Nashville, TN. My wife and I took our two daughters (7&8). The trip was perfect for young kids offering plenty of time both to swim in the cold water, enjoy the amazing views, and get a great...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We took a trip with Nelson Whitewater Rafting today with our 6 and 7 year old boys. It was a fantastic day. Our guides Jerome, Jonah and Kyle were funny and lighthearted, but we also felt that we were in great hands. We did the...More

Thank YYZ40
Reviewed July 12, 2016

Me and 2 friends decided to try kayaking for the first time on rapids and it was great. I had never been whitewater anything before, but we had a great guide to teach us what to do. Me and my mates are now looking to...More

Thank Jolaine K
Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

4 gals with varied amounts of experience had a wonderful, fun, exhilarating time. The on river instruction and guiding was thorough and we felt both safe and challenged. Guides Jerome and John were in front and in back, but we got to run the rapids...More

Thank SHMcD
Reviewed July 11, 2016

We went Whitewater rafting on the Facchina's and had a blast! Nelson Whitewater was accommodating (and patient) as we worked through the details and they helped us decide what trip would be best for us. The guides on the trip were nice, knowledgeable and kept...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Went kayaking for the first time - very organized company, very friendly and fun. Would definitely recommend it. Rapid 3 was appropriate for a first timer and I really enjoyed the crystal clear cool waters and the amazing scenery.

Thank MihalisIg
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