Kootenay Rockies

Rafting Adventure on the Kicking Horse River

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Rafting Adventure on the Kicking Horse River

From $82.65

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 5 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Experience the excitement of a whitewater rafting adventure on this guided excursion in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Choose from one of three tours, ranging from 3- to 6.5-hour trips, then ride along Kicking Horse River in Golden, British Columbia. Challenge Class III-IV rapids on a White Water Express, White Water Discovery or Ultimate Adventure. All the necessary rafting equipment, including a life jacket and helmet plus snacks and beverages, are included. A buffet lunch is provided on the White Water Adventure and Ultimate Discover tours.
  • Enjoy a whitewater rafting adventure in the Canadian Rocky Mountains
  • Travel down Kicking Horse River in Golden, British Columbia
  • Challenge Class III-IV rapids
  • Choose from one of three tours
  • All rafting equipment is included
  • Buffet lunch is provided (depending on tour selected)

What's Included

  • BBQ lunch (Full Day Discovery & Gentle Family Rafting tours)
  • Professional raft guide
  • Bus shuttle to and from river
  • All gear needed on river
  • Local taxes
  • Photos and HD Video (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Merchandise

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Glacier Raft Company
    1509a Lafontaine Rd, Golden, BC V0A 1H3, Canada

    Next to Indian Kitchen Restaurant in Golden BC

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Minimum age for Full Day Discovery and Half Day Express is 12 years old and 90 lbs (41 kg)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Guests under the age of 19 must have a parent or guardian present to sign their waiver
  • Please advise your lunch preference, if tour with lunch is selected (Full Day Discovery and Gentle Family Rafting): hamburger, veggie burger, breaded chicken burger or smokie (big hot dog); Please send us a message after checkout to advise the requested information
  • Please advise of any allergies or special dietary requirements at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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445 reviews
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Great first taste. Bring on the Grand Canyon!!
Jonathan_H, Jun 2023
Friendliness of the staff and the level 4 rapid. Do the longer trip if you can and get to the front!!!
Tim_C, Jun 2022
What an amazing experience. Big rapids bigger fun. Mustache Mike is an awesome guide. Great for everyone
Cale_G, Aug 2021
Loved the whole experiance. First time white water rafting. Felt safe the entire time. Alex was an awesome guide.
Very enjoyable adventure, very well...
Trina F, Jul 2015
Very enjoyable adventure, very well organised all staff very cheerful. Would recommend the trip to anybody who would like some fun on the water