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Alpine Rafting offers Half and Full Day Trips on the Kicking Horse River starting at $39 per person. All experience levels welcome, no experience necessary. We are the only company to offer a Whitewater Guarantee: we are not satisfied until you are.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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101 Golden Donald Upper Road | Next to British Columbia Info Centre, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
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+1 888-599-5299
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Reviewed today via mobile

Despite the cold weather and extreme smoke, the half day rafting was a blast, the tour guides were so friendly and made the rafting still a lot of fun! Highly recommend!

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Reviewed yesterday

We booked in for the Full Day Extreme and were genuinely impressed with the quality of the day. It was by no means the most extreme rafting trip we've ever done, however the technical focus of the day from our guide, AJ, was really interesting...More

Thank Talia H
Reviewed yesterday

This was a great day of fun, laughs and excitement!! Bill was a great guide with jokes, and a sense of pure fun for everyone. Loved getting wet (and it wasnt cold with the wet suits on!!) when paddling at the front, and the swim...More

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Thank Peter O
Reviewed yesterday

This was the highlight of our entire trip to Alberta/BC. I am a slightly reluctant water person, having never gone rafting before and not much of an adventurer when it comes to water - but i had so much fun. Our guide was laid-back, informative...More

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Thank Courtney W
AlpineRafting, General Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the review, Courtney! We had a great time taking you down the river for the first time - and hope you come back for more whitewater fun. You know where to find us ... :)

Reviewed 2 days ago

Great fun. Lots of laughs. Fantastic staff. Can't fault it. Even the BBQ lunch was excellent. Highly recommend it.

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Thank chris683
AlpineRafting, General Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Awesome! Thanks for giving us the amazing review. We love what we do, and hope you can come back with us for more whitewater fun!

Reviewed 2 days ago

Our rafting adventure was the highlight of our trip to Alberta and BC and my husband and I both had a blast! The full-day is well worth the price, as you're on the water for hours! The lunch was also delicious and a welcomed and...More

Thank mdplumley15
AlpineRafting, General Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank for taking the time to review us! Please let us know how we could've made this trip a 5 star review ... Unfortunately, operating a helicopter comes with a pretty hefti price tag and we aren't able to offer it at a lower price....More

Reviewed 2 days ago

My friends and I had an amazing experience with apline rafting. All the staff were enthusiastic, charming and importantly fun. Would recommend to anyone. The small boat sizes were also a plus!!

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Thank Erik T
AlpineRafting, Front Office Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your review Erik! We'll see you soon to take on the Kicking Horse again!

Reviewed 3 days ago

I can not say enough good things about this outfit. We originally had reservations with a different group, but when bad directions caused us to miss that tour we ended up at Alpine Rafting by accident. A super friendly guide named Adam took us right...More

Thank Katy W
AlpineRafting, Front Office Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're stoked that your situation turned around and you ended up having a fantastic experience with Alpine Rafting! Dan is fantastic with the kids and loves to let them guide the team. Thanks for coming to Alpine Rafting for a resolution, we're happy we could...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a riot on this rafting trip. Our guide was excellent, especially with his guidance and explanations of the river and why he wanted us to paddle in certain ways for different parts of the journey. It was great fun and certainly something worth...More

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Thank Michael V
AlpineRafting, Front Office Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Rafting the Kicking Horse is different every time - something most certainly worth doing more than once! Thanks for choosing Alpine Rafting, we'll see you again!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A group of 8 of us went out, 5 doing the family raft 3 doing the full day raft. We were able to all be in the same raft until lunch which was great. Staff were super friendly, everyone had a nice attitude and helpful...More

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AlpineRafting, Front Office Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for choosing Alpine Rafting! Our staff love what they do and this is certainly portrayed day to day! Glad you had a blast

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WildWaterAdv
June 19, 2017|
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Response from AlpineRafting | Property representative |
Hi Oliver! Every company that rafts on the Kicking Horse starts in a different location along the Kicking Horse River. We are lucky enough to be the only company that starts our morning trip in Yoho National Park - further... More
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January 15, 2015|
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Response from Ryan A | Reviewed this property |
We had planned on camping there last summer, but changed our mind at the last minute. We got a hotel because we were on a stag party, it was raining, and the camp site was supposed to be very rustic. However, for someone... More
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