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Kicking Horse River

Highway 1, Golden, British Columbia, Canada
+1 403-762-4554
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USD 68.60*
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Half-Day Whitewater Rafting on Kicking Horse River
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USD 111.69*
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Kicking Horse River Whitewater Rafting
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USD 63.13*
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Kicking Horse River Rafting Family Adventure Including BBQ Lunch
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Restless river passing through picturesque valleys offers spectacular scenery and some of the finest white water rafting in the country.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Highway 1, Golden, British Columbia, Canada
+1 403-762-4554
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very long river with many different flows from dramatic waterfalls to river rafting to gentle flow this river has it all. spring runoff here is amazing.

Thank davebloggs007
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Higher up, the Kicking Horse is a rough and tumble wild ride of a river. Beautiful to behold, high adrenaline to raft on. But in Golden, it calms down (at least outside the flood season) to a more noble river. In town, you can walk...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

With great natural rock formations it's a lovely spot to stop for a break when travelling around the Yoho National Park. Good area for hiking and if you're up to it river rafting. With glacier waters I'd say it would be pretty cold.

Thank sm05060
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I loved this river as it is beautiful for bush-walking, mud baths, a picnic and rafting. This is one of the most beautiful places we saw in Canada. I can't believe how big the mountains are and how much natural beauty there is in the...More

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

This was great experience. I rafted when I was younger but not for a long time. We had a great group and guide Jaan (amazing) best ever he made it worth while. We were paired with another family then moved thank God. it was awesome...More

Thank Mostic
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Lovely river...lots of options for rafting, mud baths, walking. Freezing glacial water. Lots of places to stay along the edge but Quantum Leaps gets my vote.

Thank Sylvia B
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend going rafting on the Kicking Horse river. The staff really made this event extra special. They are clearly very passionate about rafting and take the safety and enjoyment of their customers very seriously. The equipment was excellent and the provided lunch was...More

Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We had a fabulous white water rafting experience with Hydra Rafting. Our guide, Jan, was great. Water was cold. Raining. Despite the cold and no sun-- fantastic trip.

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Had a great afternoon with Hydra. A really nice hamburger lunch, followed by humorous and detailed safety briefing, and then a great time on the river. Very clean facilities, even hot showers. We were a little nervous as we were all over 60 with some...More

Thank Judy_Ohi0
Reviewed 4 August 2016

A great glimpse of history, especially if the trains come through while you are watching. The viewpoint can be a bit crowded if a bus or two arrives with you.

Thank Sandy S
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