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Address: 4987 Highway 93, Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia V0A 1M0, Canada
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Celebrating 40 Years of White Water Adventures! Kootenay River Runners has...

Celebrating 40 Years of White Water Adventures! Kootenay River Runners has been introducing adventurous travelers to the delights of whitewater rafting. We’ve guided over 150,000 rafting guests down the Kicking Horse River, Kootenay River, Columbia Rivers and Toby Creek. These rivers carve their way through some of the most impressive mountain landscapes in the Canadian Rockies. Whether your interests are challenging whitewater rafting or family rafting, each river offers a unique experience.

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US$50.85*
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Whitewater Rafting on Toby Creek
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US$104.17*
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Whitewater Rafting on Kicking Horse River Including Lunch

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Light Rafting Trip

Staff was very well organized and very entertaining. Great family event and scenic for all ages. Shops and restaurants located at a short distance (5KM).

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 January 2017
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Staff was very well organized and very entertaining. Great family event and scenic for all ages. Shops and restaurants located at a short distance (5KM).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This was our first rafting trip and it was amazing. Our guides were hilarious. Mr.dropoff and pickup got us were we needed to be. I recommend the kootney river for younger children. It's a unique way to spend the day in the mountains. Our daughter was 7 when we went it was informative and had its thrills. We have now... More 

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Saskatoon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

In July, my husband and I took our son, his wife & their 2 sons(ages10 & 13) on the half day approx 26 km excursion Class II whitewater adventure which included a riverside shore lunch. The whole trip was amazing with the 4 degree water occasionally getting into the raft and cooling our feet to the exquisite scenery as we... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This was our first time rafting with this company but not our first time rafting. All in all, it was a pretty decent trip. The cost for 2 was $226 CAD ($175 USD) including a BBQ lunch. It started with a 1.5 hour drive from Radium Hot Springs to get to the base camp. As I mentioned, a BBQ lunch... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Went on the Kootenay river half day trip with my son (5 year old). We both had a great time despite a not-so-nice weather day. (It was cloudy, cool ~14 degrees). They provide splash pants and jacket, river shoes, life jacket and helmet. Wet suits provided for the kids which was great. As you may expect, the glacial runoff river... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We did the 1/2 day trip on the Kicking Horse and it was the best decision we made of our two week holiday out west! The lunch to kick it off was delicious and huge. The staff were well organized and they had our large group all geared up in a short amount of time. Our guide was Claire and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Just brilliant!!! If you were unprepared and turned up without even a swimsuit these guys would sort you out. We opted for a bbq lunch which was really delicious and we kinda forgot we were due out rafting shortly afterwards. We had the option of chicken, steak or vegetarian with nicely prepared salad, fruit and vegetables served in a buffet... More 

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Okotoks, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Went on the half day Kootenay River ride. Highly recommended for adults and kids. A level 2-3 river, The guides were very professional and knowledgeable. Would definitely do this again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Great rafting experience!Had lot of fun!I had half-day rafting.It's very good for families and kids.Safe ,easy,enjoyable.Great guides.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Wow, what an amazing time on the Kicking Horse, thanks to Kooteney River Runners! All the staff were fantastic but our guide Vern truly made the trip. His great personality and in-depth knowledge of the area and the intricacies of rafting were awesome. By far the most informative guide we've ever had on a rafting trip. We were a group... More 

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