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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
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All reviewskananaskis riverhorseshoe canyoncliff jumpguide alexa lot of funclass rapidswet suitsgreat funcookiessafety briefinggreat guidefun tripsafety talkgreat morningthese guyswhite wateramazing experience
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Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had an extremely good time with this company. Made us all feel safe and laugh the whole time. Alex is an amazing guide, highly recommend!

Thank Tristan S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Really well-organised trip. Guides really know what they're doing and there are no concerns over safety. Our guide (Alex, from Australia) gave our group a brilliant trip down the river with lots of information about the river as well as amusing and interesting local stories....More

Thank Mince_and_tatties_11
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was one of the best experiences while visiting Banff. Entire crew is super amazing and hilarious! Had lot of fun - highly recommended. My 6 year old thoroughly enjoyed her first rafting experience.

Thank Rahul K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had Ariel as our guide. He (yes he) was great and very helpful especially with the kids. Only suggestion is a better changing area. If anything switch the rooms around as the women's room was open to the main area so everyone could see...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 3 days ago

1st time rafting and went on the family friendly trip with only class 2/3 rapids. Checkin, suiting up etc was pretty smooth sailing with the 98 people there The guides made the boring stuff fun and entertaining which is why it probably didn't seem to...More

Thank roswellstyles
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great fun! Excellent safety instructions done very professionally. The guides were superb and very funny. Our guide Ariel on the river was fantastic!

Thank Jim N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My family and I rafted the Horseshoe this week and had a blast! Duncan was our guide and was great! He did a lot of cool maneuvers in the water and made sure everyone had a good time. The cliff jump was also really exciting!...More

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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