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Kootenay Raft Co

220 Ross St, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 3E2, Canada
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great family ride

we took the 6 pm afternoon raft ride. The staff was very helpful in accommodating every age person... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
texpal
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Palestine, Texas
Excellent adventure!

Tony, Zeb and Frank were awesome! Fun, exciting & beautiful scenery with all our gear was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
398Lynne13
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Port Renfrew, Canada
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The Kootenay Raft Co is South Eastern BC's premier summer adventure company. Established in 1998, the KRC employs only experienced guides meeting all provincial and national safety standards to ensure the well being of your friends and family.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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220 Ross St, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 3E2, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

we took the 6 pm afternoon raft ride. The staff was very helpful in accommodating every age person. The St Mary River was easy enough for even novice rafters. The jump from the rock was a "cool" experience.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tony, Zeb and Frank were awesome! Fun, exciting & beautiful scenery with all our gear was supplied. Cheers to a great day - thanks you guys!

Thank 398Lynne13
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CraigWCampbell, Owner at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the review! we are glad you enjoyed yourself. Have a great summer and hope to see you around Kimberley again. Tony, Director of Awesome

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had Tony as captain , Sev and Frank! The rafting was lots of fun , thanks for the great time! We recommend this activity. Hey these guys deserve a beer!

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CraigWCampbell, Owner at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the great review, you ladies were a hoot! I hope the girls weekend turned out well and we are excited you chose KRC as one of your many activities. Have a great summer! -Tony, Capt. of the S.S. St. Mary's

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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Yet another great trip with Kootenay Raft! 4-5 times now rafting and always have a blast!! This time it was with 2 small children (4 and 6) and they loved it.!

Thank Shane S
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CraigWCampbell, Owner at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Excellent! Thanks for the kind words Shane, It was great having you and your family out on the river. Have a great summer! -Tony, Dept. of Fun

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Company arrived the beginning of July and we had to take them river rafting. Despite cooler temperatures we decided to go for it and what a ride it was. Craig and his crew took really good care of us and they made sure that the...More

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CraigWCampbell, Owner at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the great review! We are stoked that you had such a good time on the river and look forward to seeing you again. It is looking like a high water year full of awesome rafting. Cheers to you and the company you...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2017

Caroline our guide was funny and entertaining. With my knee surgery and my wife shoulder problems They were accommodating and very helpful. The water was low but the scenery was beautiful. The only criticism we would have liked to have drinking water available on the...More

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Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2017

Hello Mike, thanks for the review! It was a delight having you two out here and I will make sure that advice gets passed on, Have yourselves an awesome rest of your 2017 and we cannot wait to see you again at higher water. Cheers,...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2017

Six girlfriends had an amazing float early July. Our guide was excellent. Funny, cautious, and informative. It was an amazing and safe experience.

Thank Denise S
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Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2017

Thanks so much for the review, We're glad you had a good time and hope your summer continues to go well. Thanks, -T

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

We went down the St. Mary's River in mid-August, and the water is obviously not as high as earlier in the season. When we first asked about rafting, we were told that the kayaking would be more active, more wet, and lots of fun. So...More

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Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2017

Hey thanks for the awesome review! We are absolutely stoked that you had a good time in the kayaks, they really are the best way around to get cooled off. Ben is a stellar guide and he will be happy to know his efforts led...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2017

Our day with Ben, our stellar guide, on the St.Mary's River surpassed our entire family's expectations. The Kootenay Raft Co. was organized, professional, knowledgable, and fabulous! Ben, our rafting guide, made us feel safe and secure at all times and when rafting with children in...More

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Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Woohoo! Ben will be very excited to hear this review, thanks for taking the time to send us your thoughts. KRC takes pride in it's guides and we are so glad he made an impact. Can't wait to see you next summer! -T

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Reviewed August 13, 2017

We had a large group, both kids and adults, and it was amazing! All guides were so friendly and knowledgeable. Thank you so much for an awesome experience!

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Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Thanks for the review! We love having large groups, especially ones as excited as you all were! Hopefully your summer continues to be full of adventure, Thanks, -T

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Rita B
June 21, 2017|
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Response from CraigWCampbell | Property representative |
Hi Rita, It's a half day tour- roughly a 4 hour return trip that has you on the water between 1.5-2 hours...hope this helps! Craig
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BobbyLee1222
April 10, 2017|
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Response from Tony M | Property representative |
We have the perfect trip with some great scenery and mild whitewater and are happy to accommodate you all! Feel free to call and inquire about our St. Mary's Express going from St. Mary's lake to the campground. Cheers
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