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Rafting Adventure on the Kicking Horse River provided by Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours

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Rafting Adventure on the Kicking Horse River

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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To view our entire Covid-19 policies and procedures, please visit our website here: https://glacierraft.com/covid-19-updates-rafting-starts-june-27/
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Golden
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    Kicking Horse River
    Stop: 3 hours
    The Kicking Horse River - one of the best whitewater rafting rivers in British Columbia and Western Canada. With class 1 - class 4+ rapids, there are options for everyone.
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  • You'll end at
    Golden
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Important Information
Departure Point
Golden, Golden, Kootenay Rockies, British Columbia
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Buffet lunch (White Water Discovery tours)
  • Professional raft guide
  • Bus shuttle to and from river
  • All gear needed on river
  • Local taxes
Exclusions
  • Photos and HD Video (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Minimum age for White Water Discovery and White Water Express is 12 years old and 90 lbs (41 kg)
  • Guests under the age of 19 must have a parent or guardian present to sign their waiver
  • Please advise of any allergies or special dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Please advise your lunch preference, if tour with lunch is selected: steak, chicken breast, fish, hamburger, or veggie burger; Use "Special Requirements" field upon checkout to advise the requested information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Covid-19 policies are in place. All guests required to bring a face covering, our staff will use PPE, we will be doing regular cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting. There are mandatory hand sanitizing stations
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
178Reviews
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calta523 wrote a review Sep 2020
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico20 contributions5 helpful votes
For years we have enjoyed one or two rafting trips with Alpine Rafting which Glacier acquired this year. Initially I was concerned - Alpine was a great company and we enjoyed many 5 star experiences on the River with them. I wondered - would Glacier be as good? In addition we
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from GlacierRaft, Front Office Manager at Rafting Adventure on the Kicking Horse River
Responded 17 Sep 2020
Thank you for such a detailed review. We are stoked to hear we could go above and beyond your expectations. Thank you for supporting local tourism and letting our team show you what Glacier is all about. We take pride in what we have to offer from our rafting experience to the staff that provide it. Thanks again for coming rafting with us and we hope to see you next season. Cheers Glacier Raft Team
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Lynn K wrote a review Sep 2020
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Our family has rafted with Glacier Rafting Company many time over many years.... it’s one of our favourite things to do in the Rockies and this company of adventurers is always fun and safe and skilled and engaging and we always have a wonderful time:) so glad you were able to
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from GlacierRaft, Front Office Manager at Rafting Adventure on the Kicking Horse River
Responded 17 Sep 2020
Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are very happy that we could open this year and share the kicking horse experience with everyone that came out this year. Thank you for sharing your birthday experience with us. We hope to see you again in the future seasons. Cheers Glacier Raft Team
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Katy wrote a review Sep 2020
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We did the afternoon trip this past weekend (Sept 5) and it was great. My boyfriend had never been whitewater rafting before so he was a bit nervous but our guide (Evan) was great and made us feel really safe while still having fun in the rapids. All the staff were awesome.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from GlacierRaft, Front Office Manager at Rafting Adventure on the Kicking Horse River
Responded 8 Sep 2020
Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your rafting adventure with us. All our staff love what they do and enjoy sharing the river experience with everyone especially those who have never rafted before. We are happy to hear that we could help make your boyfriend feel safe and less nervous. We hope to see you again. Thanks for supporting local tourism. Cheers Glacier Raft Team
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Melissa wrote a review Sep 2020
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Hayley was our guide in our raft with us and she was amazing! Lots of fun and had a lot of knowledge about the area. The whole trip was so well organized and all the staff worked really well as a team to make all parts of the experience seamless!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from GlacierRaft, Front Office Manager at Rafting Adventure on the Kicking Horse River
Responded 8 Sep 2020
Hi Melissa, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate it! Haley is awesome, we agree ;) We're happy to hear the whole process went so well, all of us have been working together for a few seasons so we've got a good rhythm going. We sure hope we can take you on another rafting adventure in the future. A big cheers from all of the Glacier team!
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NoJoMeander wrote a review Sep 2020
Vancouver, Canada1 contribution
An excellent time - so fun and we were well prepared, outfitted, guided and safe. They had the system down to a science, so there were no delays, no doubts and we were well taken care of. It exceeded my expectations. I would highly recommend this if you're in Golden. Fun to
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from GlacierRaft, Front Office Manager at Rafting Adventure on the Kicking Horse River
Responded 8 Sep 2020
Hi there! Thanks a bunch for all the wonderful comments, we're stoked you had such a good time. We sure are lucky to live in such a beautiful area, and we're so happy we get to show it to people. If you're ever in the area again, we'd love to take you down the river again :) From all of us here at Glacier, cheers!
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By: Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours
Kmariee
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SO MUCH FUN!!
It was an absolute blast doing this! We did the half day tour in the afternoon and absolutely loved it! The guides
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dswilliams10
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Full Day Rafting Trip
Day was amazing. Children range in ages from 21 to 13 and they all had a blast. Nice easy first part of the morning
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TheTravellingRoberto
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Best Rafting Experience Ever!!!
Mike was our tour guide while me and 7 close friends were on a raft with him and we had the absolute best time! Mik
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Maxim K
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Half day trip
My dad and I went rafting here a couple days ago and we had an amazing time!! Everyone who worked there was extreme
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582basharh
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Family Adventure
It is great for kids but adults need more than family adventure The employees are well trained, nice, patient and
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Slabotsky
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Very good rafting/excellent staff. Difficult to look at trip pics. Beware!
Our family of 5 had a very nice rafting afternoon with an outstanding guide (Ben). The entire excursion was extreme
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Tammy K
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Highly recommend
We had a great time! Our husbands didn’t want to go but ended up saying it was the best part of their Canadian trip
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bharas
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Expensive for what you get.
We signed up for the easy ride but basically we just floated down the river after two little rapids. It was very u
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JoeMoe4
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So much fun
This half a day rafting adventure was so much fun. All rafting guides were excellent and the perfect combination o
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maddyrm
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So much fun!
I did the full day rafting, it felt super well organised, professional and safe but also very fun and entertaining.
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Hsk55
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Absolutely amazing day
Cannot recommend enough!! Such a great day. We had an awesome time, got soaked, learnt some things about the river
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SJC67A
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A brilliant day out!
These guys run a seriously good company. We had a wonderful day on the river and felt comfortable and safe through
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Tina P
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Disappointed Family
Hello, I was a little disappointed with the trip over all. It says very clearly on the website that we leave at 9:3
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CodyD294
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Lots of Fun At Glacier
Very professional and of course a lot of fun. The guides are very experienced and you shouldn't be nervous about r
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NEWLYTR
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Excellent experience
Had a great half day on the water, it was as described on the website. Next time, would choose to do the afternoon
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