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First timer fun!

We went on the St Mary Express trip. It was fantastic for our family as first timers! Combo of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Easy Intro to river rafting

Fantastic day on the St.Mary's river. All of the staff were super friendly and funny which made... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
220 Ross St, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 3E2, Canada
+1 250-427-3266
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went on the St Mary Express trip. It was fantastic for our family as first timers! Combo of floating, swimming and rapids, but nothing too crazy. We are hooked; will try a more challenging tour next summer! Thanks to Tony and all the other...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic day on the St.Mary's river. All of the staff were super friendly and funny which made for an enjoyable day. Water level was lower so first part was a nice float followed by a couple of nice rapid sections. Very tame and was a...More

Thank Darren C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an awesome day on the river. Our group of 4 ranged in ages 17 to 69. The guides were all very informative, funny and great with all ages/abilities in their groups. This was our first time rafting and we’ll all loved it! The...More

Thank bjmattia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four (2 adults, 2 children ages 15 and 11) had a fantastic time on the St. Mary's Express with our guide Ben. Great scenery, lots of laughs, fun jumping off the rock & body surfing down the river - it was an...More

Thank amberjk22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The never-ending, scenic, and fun rafting experience guided by talented and personable leaders. My young son is very thin and avoids cold water at all costs. Riley had him jumping off the raft, and he jumped off that rock. I was astounded. I was afraid...More

Thank Krista S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great time. We chose to kayak, as I’ve rafted many times. The kayaks they use are very sturdy & don’t tip easily, and as you are lower in the water get a very different experience from rafting. At this time of year we...More

Thank AndreaD1969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had such fun. The staff was so welcoming and funny. We felt safe on the river and not worried at all. Tony knows how to read his crowd and was very knowledgable.

Thank Z5002ZLmaxm
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This was my first time white water rafting and my boyfriends second. I was terrified but everyone was so down to earth and made me feel so comfortable! Ben was awesome as a guide for the other raft and Tony was our guide and he...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018

This was a great adventure for our family we had a blast and Mitch was great! Knowledgable and adventurous perfect combination. Would recommend this trip.

Thank PrairieFarmers
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

First and foremost I want to thank the crew for getting us home safe. I was extremely impressed how they took the time to ensure everybody was engaged and understood the safety brief. It was clear from the get go that KRC considers this number...More

Thank Chris R
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Rita B
22 June 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
11 April 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