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Alpine Rafting

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Alpine Rafting offers Half and Full Day Trips on the Kicking Horse River starting at $39 per person. All experience levels welcome, no experience necessary. We are the only company to offer a Whitewater Guarantee: we are not satisfied until you are.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
101 Golden Donald Upper Road | Next to British Columbia Info Centre, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
+1 888-599-5299
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 6, 2014

I've always been a bit of a wuss & when the rest of the family have gone rafting before I've been happy to man the camera, but not wanting to miss out on rafting in beautiful BC I decided to face my fears & go...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed May 23, 2011

May be i am ranting, but i am utterly disappointed by how Alpine rafting treat their customers. I had reservations for few people, but due to an emergency, i had to cancel my rafting trip just 1 hr ago. I had every intention to go,...More

4  Thank Sunray22
AlpineRafting, Owner at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2011

Hi Sunray22 Thank you for your feedback. I know you are disapointed that you were unable to reuse your rafting vouchers for another day, however, we have to keep policies in place. Alpine Rafting has a 72 hour cancellation policy. You are more than welcome...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Our Kicking Horse River adventure was great! Great staff - informative and humorous. Excellent equipment - the wet suits were washed and sanitized between river trips. The Express in the afternoon was advertised as 1 hour 15 minutes on the water, and was more than...More

Thank Kent K
Reviewed September 9, 2018

We had a fantastic trip this summer. From start to finish the staff at Alpine are fantastic. They are skilled, funny and great to spend time with. We took the day long trip and had a great time. Although I was nervous, our guide Mel...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2018

Couldn't have ask for a better experience. SO FUN, friendly and knowledgeable staff/guides, delicious food (more than I could eat, even), and an all around amazing experience.

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Reviewed September 7, 2018

We took the full-day tour. The group had a mix of people from 20 to 60, all had a great time. Good equipment, good safety instruction, and a lot of fun - some slow floating, and a dramatic grade 4 stretch. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed September 6, 2018

Excellent Family experience - engaging river guide, nice area, fun activity for families with younger kids. Now my kids are eating their breakfasts regularly so next year they are heavy enough for the upgraded rafting routes :)

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Reviewed September 6, 2018

The evaluation is for the comunication because our ride on 17th of august at 3 pm was cancelled due to the not sufficient number of participants. Customer Services comunicated this the day before ONLY by email, suggesting to participate to the ride before (11 am)....More

Thank Explorer561183
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Staff was knowledgeable and friendly. Jake had a great passion for rafting and guiding. Would highly Recommend Alpine Rafting.

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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Hello, I had booked a large group of 18 guys with alpine rafting on August 25th for the all day rafting trip. The company was amazing and extremely helpful. From start to finish the staff were extremely professional and engaging. Email and phone responses were...More

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AlpineRafting, General Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Thanks so much for your amazing review! We love having groups come rafting with us - it's so much fun! We hope you can get another group of friends together for next year and do it all over again.

Reviewed September 3, 2018

First class service,information and professional guides. Really great people and a lovely lunch , one of only two companies that can operate actually within Yoho, friendly, yet professional, I’d go again.More

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AlpineRafting, General Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We really appreciate it when our guests let us know how their trip went. We are stoked that you had a great time, and hope to see you again on the river with us...More

Reviewed September 3, 2018

We had a great time at Alpine Rafting. I had made a mistake in the booking. I had meant to book for the Saturday but instead I had booked for the Sunday, therefore we showed up a day too early. Alpine Rafting was able to...More

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August 24, 2018|
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Response from AlpineRafting | Property representative |
Hello! Our 2018 season will come to an end on September 9th. After that, the water is too low to safely navigate the rapids. Cheers, Andrea
June 19, 2017|
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Response from AlpineRafting | Property representative |
Hi Oliver! Every company that rafts on the Kicking Horse starts in a different location along the Kicking Horse River. We are lucky enough to be the only company that starts our morning trip in Yoho National Park - further... More
January 15, 2015|
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Response from Ryan A | Reviewed this property |
We had planned on camping there last summer, but changed our mind at the last minute. We got a hotel because we were on a stag party, it was raining, and the camp site was supposed to be very rustic. However, for someone... More