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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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Booking was easy. Guide staff was very enthusiastic. The weather was perfect, the water was warm... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
trevor o
via mobile
Super fun for the whole family!

Absolutely loved this adventure! Starts off with nice floating down the river. Jump in and out of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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
701 Lakeside Dr, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6G3, Canada
+1 877-808-7238
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booking was easy. Guide staff was very enthusiastic. The weather was perfect, the water was warm. Personally little more rapids would've been nice so perhaps going earlier in the season when the water is higher would've yielded a more intense ride but not complaining.

Thank trevor o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this adventure! Starts off with nice floating down the river. Jump in and out of the boat to cool off. Then hop in and hold on for a hell of alot of fun! Amazing crew/guides from the amazing driver/photographer/bus backer upper to the...More

Thank brooklynunder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After 6 years we returned to show our oldest and now our youngest more adventure. We were not disappointed and will never forget my 6 year old's face going over the Rapids! Thanks you Jerome and Nelson White Water Rafting. We will see you again!

Thank sthiele
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time with this tour company. The guys were fun and knowledgeable. We have rafted before in more challenging waters, however the kids had even more fun as a result of the awesome tour guides !

Thank bsrayment
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rented a cannoe and went for a trip up the lake / river. Fantastic. The crew at the Nelson Whitewater Rafting were really nice and helped us getting into the water.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with three older children. The guides were excellent. They took great photographs. We did the leisurely float but next time we will step it up and do white water.

Thank BCGaryUK
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

John and his crew are a perfect mix of pro and chill. The kayak trip was an absolute blast and the these guys (and gal - Fanni) gave us the highlight of our trip to the Kootenay area. And in case you're wondering if it's...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

4 of us took the float trip and it was a real pleasure. The company is very professional and know what they are doing. The scenery is spectacular. Could be done by those not very physically active but great for everyone!

Thank KathJean
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We spent a week in Nelson to check out our new condo, and family joined us. We were looking for activities appropriate for adults, a 19 year old, and 6 & 8 year olds. Our guides, Fannie, Kyle, and Jerome were knowledgeable, competent, friendly -...More

Thank Klyphman
Reviewed 16 July 2017

My wife and I took our granddaughters for a fun new experience and they were not disappointed. The day was a blast from the time we got on the bus. The guides were knowledgeable but more importantly they made the day a fun one for...More

Thank 88Morgan
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