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Address: 101 Golden Donald Upper Road | Next to British Columbia Info Centre, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
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Alpine Rafting offers Half and Full Day Trips on the Kicking Horse River...

Alpine Rafting offers Half and Full Day Trips on the Kicking Horse River starting at $29 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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OMG thrilling, high adrenaline, rush

I have rafted this river over 12 times. It is always the best with Alpine. Jim and the whole gang made it and amazing day. Actual rafts and gear are top notch, guide do a good... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Darshan K
Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

I have rafted this river over 12 times. It is always the best with Alpine. Jim and the whole gang made it and amazing day. Actual rafts and gear are top notch, guide do a good job. Lunch is great.

Thank Darshan K
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170 reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

We came here right at the end of their season, so water was not as high as other times in the year, but we were lucky though we were told that the water levels were still quite good, and had a couple good class III rapids. We booked more than 6 months in advance so we were able to get... More 

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Hasselt, Belgium
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471 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

To be sure of a spot on a raft, we made the reservation for this rafting experience 3 months ahead. The staff of Alpine Rafting was super friendly. They provide you with a sleeveless neoprene suit, neoprene boots, a fleece, a raincoat and a helmet. They drive you in an old schoolbus for miles to the start of the rafting... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

I have rafted with Alpine 4 times in the past couple of years, and it is always a fantastic time! Most of the trips, I have been with beginners, and they put everyone through a very thorough safety demonstration while en route to our launch origin. I have had 3 different guides on my trips (an awesome Australian, Ben; a... More 

Thank YYCLuke
San Leandro, California
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

My fiance and I took the Kicking Horse Classic river rafting tour with Alpine. The day started with getting signed in and our equipment from the guides at the main building. The equipment was in good condition, but definitely take their advice of wearing your bathing suit underneath and bringing a fleece! We went in August and that water is... More 

Thank Melissa E
Wheaton, Illinois
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had an unforgettable day river rafting with Alpine Rafting. Ico was our guide. He was very knowledgeable and fun to be with. We spent the whole day smiling and laughing! The scenery was beautiful! The shore lunch was delicious! We were so glad we picked Alpine Rafting for our day on Kicking Horse River!

Thank Love2travelUS16
Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

i had the family rafting in mid august this year. it was wonderful experience to me and my 2 kids (7 & 9 years old). they were participating at all time and had so much fun. they cant wait to be older and get taller to get into the more advanced rafting. Mark, our guide, he was funny and friendly.... More 

Thank khtang
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Went with friends to Rafting on the kicking horse river in Golden,BC. Whole rafting experience is unforgettable with alpine Rafting. Beautiful locations along the river pathway. The instructor is knowledgeable and experienced. He gave us proper instructions and helped me when I accidentally fell in the river. Even people who cannot swim can go Rafting with all the help we... More 

Thank Prabhakar R
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We had such an amazing time rafting kicking horse! Our guide was great and made sure we had a wicked experience hitting the Rapids! Thanks guys! Will definitely come back again.

Thank Tracey A
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Awesome trip for a big group (or a small one too). We had 12 in our group and split up 6 and 6 and had a couple of strangers (not for long) join our raft. We did the full trip so we had lunch, which was freshly grilled at their mini campground and was absolutely delicious. Jake was our guide... More 

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Thank you for the wonderful review! We hope you can join us again next season for more fun!! More 

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