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Chinook Rafting

138 Banff Ave | Meet behind the Mount Royal Hotel, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A7, Canada
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Kananaskis River Rafting Adventure
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Closest whitewater rafting available from Banff and Calgary. Half and Full day trips. Whether you want Mild or Wild, our fun-loving professional guides will provide you with the best whitewater rafting adventure. Perfect activity for Families...more
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138 Banff Ave | Meet behind the Mount Royal Hotel, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A7, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thanks so much for the lovely adventure and thumbs up for our wonderful guide/instructor Duncan for making it enjoyable and exciting experience. Well worth to do for a trip to Banff. Kevin

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ChinookRafting, Manager at Chinook Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your review kvanderm, we love to hear about our guests having amazing adventures with Chinook Rafting. Hopefully on your next visit back to Banff you will come out whitewater rafting with us again!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Trip down Kananaskis River was awesome, a little chilly but well worth it, it was are daughters favourite part of our trip. Are guide Alex was great, he had good knowledge of the river. Thanks again to chinook rafting for great day on the river

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ChinookRafting, Manager at Chinook Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks 7Justin79 for your review, so great to hear that the Kananaskis River trip was your daughter's favourite part of your trip to Banff and the Rockies. Hopefully we get to raft with you all again sometime in the future!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

River rafting was one of my Bucket list wish...and we did it successfully...it was very beautiful ,refreshing and thrilling lifetime experience...and our guide Alex and gabby was so enthusiastic and supportive through out this experience...they told us what kind of safety measurement we should take...More

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ChinookRafting, Manager at Chinook Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your detailed review sweta a. Our guides Alex and Gabby will be thrilled to hear that they made your once in a lifetime experience so special.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately, the water levels were high the morning of our trip. So we weren’t able to do the horseshoe canyon. So we did the Kananaskis river. It was still a great time!! You will get wet, but the clothing/equipment provided will keep you warm!More

Thank vy1989
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ChinookRafting, Manager at Chinook Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review vy1989, sorry we couldn't get you out on the Horseshoe Canyon whitewater rafting trip. We did have lots of spring run off this year due to the snowy winter we had, so the Bow River was running high, and due to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our morning spent here was incredible! Great fun for everyone and all the guides were amazing! We had Richard and he was amazing at making sure we had a fun time and made the safety talks and procedures funny and enjoyable without straying from the...More

Thank denisewblack
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ChinookRafting, Manager at Chinook Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us Denise, we are so happy to hear you had a fun time out with Richard and the Chinook crew. We love the photo!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an absolutely thrilling trip with our wonderful guides Alex and Brychan. We felt completely safe throughout our exhilarating experience while being entertained by our friendly and amusing guides. Great fun!

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ChinookRafting, Manager at Chinook Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your 5* review Lesley, we sure do appreciate you taking the time to let us know what a great time you had. Hopefully when you return to Canada for another visit we can raft with you again.

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

had an amazing time doing Chinook rafting. the guides were great fun and did their best to make sure we were all ok and having a good time. Went with family including 9 year old (youngest) and it was great for her. The photos taken...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

This was so fun! We were picked up in Banff, took a bus ride with many others and arrived at the river. The guide was hilarious and kept us all engaged. The water was cold, but who cares. You have long sleeves on which helps....More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Great fun, we loved it. A highlight of our trip to Canada during the summer of 2017. The water was high, the rapids was great, the cliff jumping was exciting, and the instructors good fun.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

On 13th September 2017 my wife & I (age 51) & 2 sons (22 & 18) plus son's girlfriend (22) undertook the Kananaskis River Family White Water Raft Ride - wow, how many adjectives do you want - amazing, fantastic, incredible .... Richard was our...More

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Seema A
28 August 2017|
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Response from ChinookRafting | Property representative |
Seema, thanks for your question. We don't have any coupons or discounts running currently. Sometimes we do before the season starts in February and March, but during our season which runs mid-May to mid-September... More
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Bob W
22 June 2017|
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Response from ChinookRafting | Property representative |
Hi Bob, Spring run off happens in June for us, so high river levels happen at that time. Once we hit summer (July & August) our river levels are pretty consistent with fun hits and big splashes. In September our river tends... More
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Aisling O
26 April 2017|
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Response from ChinookRafting | Property representative |
Hi Aisling, We do have the Kananaskis River whitewater rafting trip that all your group can do, as it has a minimum age of 5 years old. This river offers class 2 - 3 rapids along with pristine landscapes of Kananaskis... More
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