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Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co.

701 Lakeside Dr, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6G3, Canada
+1 877-808-7238
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A great day on the slocan

My girlfriend and I rented inflatable kayaks and travelled down the Slocan. The river wasn't super... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Sean B
via mobile
Best experience of my life!!

We had the opportunity to go rafting for the first time, I went with my son who is not too... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Cecelia R
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Nelson Whitewater Rafting is the West Kootenays' premier rafting company. We provide transportation to and from Nelson and have four trips to choose from as well as paddleboard and kayak rentals on the lake. 1. Shenango Canyon - maximum excitement 2. Facchina Rapids - fun for everybody 3. Inflatable Kayaking - exciting 4. Scenic Float - beautiful and relaxing. Lake Rentals 1. Paddleboards 2. Kayaks 3. Inflatable Paddleboards - great for take-away rentals. Our guides are fun and experienced. Your safety is our #1 priority, and your fun a close 2nd.
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Hours Today: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
701 Lakeside Dr, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6G3, Canada
+1 877-808-7238
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I rented inflatable kayaks and travelled down the Slocan. The river wasn't super fast because it was so late in summer, but we had an amazing time regardless! The crew was friendly and fun, as well as very informative. We had been...More

Thank Sean B
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We had the opportunity to go rafting for the first time, I went with my son who is not too comfortable in the water, so I was a little concerned for him. Our guide, Ryan made my son feel comfortable and safe and at the...More

Thank Cecelia R
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

First time whitewater rafter here! Had a great time. We booked last minute for the morning slot as we has dinner plans. They called us the morning of and asked us if we could switch to the afternoon slot due to amount of people etc....More

Thank Kristen T
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We went for this trip today, due to last minite cancelation we had a private tour. It was so amazing. Beautiful scenes and top guides!

Thank karenv918
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Our family of 5 had a fantastic afternoon of river rafting on the Slocan River. Our kids, aged 19, 17 and 10 all loved it! I must admit I was a bit nervous (especially after watching the safety video!), but this was a very well-organized,...More

Thank dream2005
Reviewed 28 August 2017

What a hoot!!! Excellent service; felt totally safe the entire time and had so much fun. A great adventure for the timid - this group of well trained adventure guides will ensure your safety so you can enjoy the great outdoors and push your boundaries...More

Thank microxeni
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We had a group of 8 adults; 6 of us over 50 and two in their 20's. With the exception of two of the older adults none of us had done anything like this before. Some of us were pretty nervous but it turned out...More

Thank U6581QPkathyc
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We took a bride-to-be on a whitewater rafting trip with 15 of her closest girlfriends for a marvelous time. The bride was a bit nervous, but the class 2/3 rapids were quite tame and she loved it. It's more of a scenic river cruise at...More

Thank CDNTripTaker
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We had a terrific day rafting with the folks from the Whitewater Rafting Co. The guides and support staff are all top notch and obviously enjoy showing off the Kootenays to viistors. It was a really family friendly experience for newbie rafters of all ages,...More

Thank icecreamcowboy
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We recently went White Water Rafting with our 7 and 10 year old kids. The crew is very professional and fun and we always felt safe and our kids really enjoyed their first time rafting experience. Well worth the money and would highly recommend this...More

Thank Jennifer W
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