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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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Fun for families and girls trips

We took a bride-to-be on a whitewater rafting trip with 15 of her closest girlfriends for a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
CDNTripTaker
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Calgary, Canada
via mobile
Good fun day for all ages

We had a terrific day rafting with the folks from the Whitewater Rafting Co. The guides and support... read more

Reviewed yesterday
icecreamcowboy
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Calgary
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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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Hours Today: 07:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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701 Lakeside Dr, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6G3, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took a bride-to-be on a whitewater rafting trip with 15 of her closest girlfriends for a marvelous time. The bride was a bit nervous, but the class 2/3 rapids were quite tame and she loved it. It's more of a scenic river cruise at...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We had a terrific day rafting with the folks from the Whitewater Rafting Co. The guides and support staff are all top notch and obviously enjoy showing off the Kootenays to viistors. It was a really family friendly experience for newbie rafters of all ages,...More

Thank icecreamcowboy
Reviewed 2 days ago

We recently went White Water Rafting with our 7 and 10 year old kids. The crew is very professional and fun and we always felt safe and our kids really enjoyed their first time rafting experience. Well worth the money and would highly recommend this...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 3 days ago

NWR Co. offers the perfect morning or afternoon activity for any size of bachlor/ette party or other group. 16 of us girls enjoyed rafting the Facchina Rapids on the Slocan River in three rafts for about 2 hours. Our guide Fanni was knowledgeable and enthusiastic...More

Thank keyabythelake
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great day doing the Fachinna Rapids on the Slocan River with Nelson Whitewater Rafting. While the flow wasn't what I wanted (too late in the year), the guides (Jerome & Kyle) made it a fun filled adventure, in beautiful weather. I would recommend this to...More

Thank Warfdon
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So much fun rafting with these guys! The rapids were a little tamer than we expected but the kids thought it was the greatest thing ever. During the float times, the guides kept us entertained with a little water gun war between rafts and a...More

Thank Leesa D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Earlier this week while in Nelson we were able to add a whitewater trip to our schedule. Our three-hour trip was excellently guided by Kyle with Fannie doing the driving/photography and Jerome leading the other boat. Kyle was very experienced and did a wonderful job...More

Thank erichalmasy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic time white water rafting on the slocan river! Awesome friendly staff, beautiful scenery, highly recommend, especially if you are a first timer!

1  Thank Krista M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing crew from minute you get there right until you leave professional, passionate, fun group. Couldn't have asked for a better guide! Thank you for making our first rafting experience so spectacular!!!

Thank Kerrie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time on the Slocan River with NWR Co. The staff are very professional and fun as well. This was one of the highlights of our road trip this summer. Strongly recommend it.

Thank Leslie_Shiell
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