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Extreme Whitewater Rafting on Kicking Horse River provided by Kootenay River Runners

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Extreme Whitewater Rafting on 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 28/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 28/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
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    Kicking Horse River
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
    Our guides will meet you at Kootenay River Runners basecamp and then take you down the upper and middle canyon of the Kicking Horse River... ensuring you hit every good rapid along the way.
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Departure Point
2966 Kicking Horse Rd, Golden, BC V0A 1H7, Canada Kootenay River Runners (Kicking Horse River Basecamp), 2966 Kicking Horse Rd, Golden, BC V0A 1H7, Canada
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Use of helmet
  • Wetsuit
  • River Booties
  • Lifejacket / PFD
  • Entry/Admission - Kicking Horse River
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Unfortunately, this year due to Covid-19 regulations, we are unable to offer a BBQ lunch option. Please be sure to eat beforehand and bring a bottle of water in your car.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 12 years old
  • Minimum weight 90 lbs (41 kg)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jess wrote a review 4 Aug
Vancouver, Canada1 contribution
Friendly and knowledgeable staff. We felt like we were in very good hands the whole time. Our guide Justin was great! Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from KootenayRiverRunners, Front Office Manager at Extreme Whitewater Rafting on Kicking Horse River
Responded 6 days ago
Hey there! Thanks so much for the review. We're stoked that you had a great time experiencing the big rapids of the Kicking Horse River, and that you felt comfortable throughout the experience. We will be sure to let Justin know!
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Carol P wrote a review Jul 2020
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Great day on the Kicking Horse River today with Kootenay River Runners. Great guides, amazing fun wrapped up with a cccold refreshing jump in the river and float in the rapids. Highly recommend. Covid friendly very clean and followed all rules. We felt very safe. Just do it!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from KootenayRiverRunners, Front Office Manager at Extreme Whitewater Rafting on Kicking Horse River
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hey Carol, we're stoked to hear you and your group had a great time rafting the Kicking Horse River! Props to you for jumping on in... I have never been brave enough to face the cold!! :D We're happy our guides made you feel comfortable and safe, and we'll be sure to pass this on!
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Rylan B wrote a review Jun 2020
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Had an amazing rafting experience provided by Mitch and the rest of the team. They are experience and safe. I would highly recommend going with these guys!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from KootenayRiverRunners, Front Office Manager at Extreme Whitewater Rafting on Kicking Horse River
Responded 4 weeks ago
We are pleased to see you had such an amazing day with Mitch and his team on the Kicking Horse river. We hope we see your group again soon and can give you another fun rafting experience!
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Cas T wrote a review Sep 2019
67 contributions8 helpful votes
We went for the rafting on kicking horse river. The staff ia friendly and they explain everything to expect on this trip. After dressed in wetsuits you can leave your valuables safe behind in the basecamp. The water is cold, the river mild in the beginning and turns wilder to
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Response from KootenayRiverRunners, Front Office Manager at Extreme Whitewater Rafting on Kicking Horse River
Responded 8 Sep 2019
Hey there! So glad to hear you had a fun day out on the Kicking Horse River with KRR. Thanks for taking the time out to write us a review. If you are ever in the area again please be sure to get in touch, we'd love to have you on the river again!
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Ali B wrote a review Sep 2019
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My husband has been white water rafting but it was my first time. I was quite nervous but Vern took great care of us and the others on the raft. He gave very thorough instructions prior to starting the trip as well as while in the rapids. Mitch and another young man took out a
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Response from KootenayRiverRunners, Front Office Manager at Extreme Whitewater Rafting on Kicking Horse River
Responded 5 Sep 2019
Hey there! Thanks so much for taking the time out to write a review. We're so glad you had a great time rafting the Kicking Horse River for your first time whitewater rafting. We pride ourselves on having awesome staff that not only make you feel safe but also help you have that little extra fun on an already great day!
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Outdoorbum372
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Legend Rafting Guides
Our family had a great trip guided by Tyler. He took time to ensure everyone had fun and laughed during our trip.
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Jordan2442
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Amazing
For a first time trip was great. The trip was wet and fun and the guide was very knowledgable and fun. I'd recommen
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kartonv
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Awesome!
What a great time rafting on Toby Creek yesterday with this crew. Very professional guides and safe. Tyler was the
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rayofsunshine8892
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Breathtaking tour to Pedley falls, disappointed with handling of COVID safety concerns
We enjoyed a beautiful custom trip to Pedley Falls. Great recommend by Beth. Our guide Curt aka the Legend was fu
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kevindV2794QQ
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What a great team
Would just like to say what a great day we had and that was down to the one and only Curtis (LEGEND) will definitel
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lorenv366
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Great Activity for the WHOLE Family.
All the staff were friendly and accommodating. Sign in was a organized and efficient. The guides on the river whe
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Sue D
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Crazy fun, amazing scenery, and "refreshing" dips to keep it interesting!
Just got back from our 1/2 day Kootenay River rafting experience. It was AMAZING!!! Zack & Clarissa were awesome,
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U7919QVpeters
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Adventurous, Entertaining and Educational
Our guide, Ian, provided running commentary of the area that we travelled through from the time we left the check-i
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Unshakenyon123
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Amazing rafting experience
What a great way to spend a warm summer afternoon! KRR does it up right from the initial bookings over the phone to
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Blackangus69
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Virgins to white water rafting
This was a great entry level trip for a bunch of redneck virgins to white water rafting. Our guide Tyler was real g
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Ggrobi
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Great day on the water
Great day on the river and the Kootenay River Runners are an excellent company. Our river guide Tyler was fantastic
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germanb617
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Fun morning
My wife and anI were visiting Radium area and decided to try whitewater rafting. It was a great, fun, well orginiz
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DVTB
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Great Experience!
Fun, safe and well organized whitewater rafting trip on Toby Creek. Tyler, our guide, was excellent. Highly recomme
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almeram
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First time rafting
This was a great first experience with rafting. I came with my three boys and was very nervous. Our guide Curtis wa
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davissimpson
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Great afternoon on the Creek
Our group had 4 adults and 3 kids, 8 to 13. A couple of the group were mildly apprehensive about rafting, but the s
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  • Duration: 4h
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