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Chinook Rafting

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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...more
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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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Reviewed October 6, 2018

My husband and 21 year old son thoroughly enjoyed this. The guides were awesome (many of them were fellow Aussies !!) Everything was explained in detail and our safety was ensured. It was great fun and the water a 'refreshing' 4 deg C! My husband...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

We were looking for something fun and adventurous to do while trying to escape the wildfire smoke in the area in mid August. This was our group of fives first time to white water raft. We took the half day, morning trip which included cliff...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

I was a little apprehensive about doing the rafting initially due to lower back issues. I decided to proceed as the rest of the family was anxious to go. We had a fantastic time. Our tour guide Dom made the experience for us. Was exciting,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I bought the package where you could go cliff jumping and also white water raft. We had a fun guide and it was done at a good pace for all ages. The water is cold, so they offer water jackets on top...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

We did the half day family rafting tour this August, and it was fantastic. We are a family of 4 with 2 teen boys and this was perfect. Our guide, Brian was perfect- calm, clear and fun! We loved ever minute and never ever felt...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

I was really nervous to go whitewater rafting but it was amazing! Our guide Richard Van Der Ploeg was absolutely incredible. He was knowledgeable, fun, and so capable. He taught me a lot and made me feel very safe. I can't wait to do the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

Our guide,Alex, was funny and very professional. We weren't cold as they lend all the necessary equipment (it was cloudy and about 8° celsius). Some of us were a little cold towards the end as we don't need to paddle in the second part of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Had a great time! Katrina was my rafting guide and she was fun and friendly! Would definitely reccommend to friends.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cassidy H
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We went white water rafting in Horseshoe Canyon on Labor Day. The weather was a bit chilly, but they provide plenty of gear to keep you warm. Due to it being late in the season the water level was lower, which meant less rapids (only...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

We booked a family rafting trip for 8, second year in a row. Had an absolute blast with ALEX our guide. Seriously this place has the most fun staff that make your day so enjoyable. This is now an annual family event. Thanks for a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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
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
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