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Awesome experience!

This was a fantastic experience with an excellent, professional and FUN team of guides. Highly... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kristina C
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Thrills and no Spills

I absolutely loved this experience, it was exhilarating and so much fun. This company is thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Nelson Whitewater Rafting is the West Kootenays' premier rafting company. We provide transportation to and from Nelson and have two trips to choose from as well as paddleboard and kayak rentals on Kootenay Lake. 1: Facchina Rapids - fun for all ages...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
701 Lakeside Dr | At the marina of the Prestige Lakeside Resort, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6G3, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a fantastic experience with an excellent, professional and FUN team of guides. Highly recommended!

Thank Kristina C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I absolutely loved this experience, it was exhilarating and so much fun. This company is thoroughly professional and made the rafting trip one of the highlights of our Canadian holiday. The experienced guides, Chris, Kyle and Fanny were terrific, constantly keeping us amused with funny...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thank you to all the lovely people at Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co. Especially Matt, Spencer, Fanny & Jerome. You are truly professional, accommodating my changing plans. You gave clear, safe instructions, you made the whole adventure fun and memorable: rock n roll trivia, safety video,...More

Thank Anne Marie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I did the trip today,had a blast! Our first time whitewater rafting and feel that we couldn’t have had better staff members to go with. Spencer, Chris and the lovely Fanny make the trip worthwhile. Would recommend this trip for beginners .👍

Thank Bryan W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much else to say, the instructor and staff were cheerful, excited and fun to be around. The river was beautiful. I would recommend it! They also had some extra games to play in the bus ride up the the river. Great experience.

Thank Sasha T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I took our son and grandson on the raft on Friday afternoon. A beautiful day to get wet and enjoy the beautiful area from the river. The staff were fantastic from the ones working the desk to the bus driver/photographer, the amazing...More

Thank WT10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience with Nelson Whitewater Rafting. We took our 8 and 11 year olds kids, and they were well looked after and had the best time! Guide was experienced, and fun

Thank 99MMJR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic!! Water was cool!! The rapids were perfect! The guides were very entertaining and knowledgeable! I would do this again!!

Thank aldutch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff and guides were all super fun and also knowledgeable. The trip was great fun. Scary enough for a rush. Not so scary as to put you or anyone else off.

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I decided to go to Nelson B.C. just for this rafting trip! We called the day before heading up and the company was effective in responding and enthusiastic to work with us. We ended up going on a private rafting trip because...More

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