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Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co.

701 Lakeside Dr, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6G3, Canada
+1 877-808-7238
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Great Fun for a Bachlorette or Bachlor Party

NWR Co. offers the perfect morning or afternoon activity for any size of bachlor/ette party or... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
keyabythelake
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Fernie, Canada
Gorgeous Day! Great Fun!

Great day doing the Fachinna Rapids on the Slocan River with Nelson Whitewater Rafting. While the... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Warfdon
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Fort St. John, Canada
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Nelson Whitewater Rafting is the West Kootenays' premier rafting company. We provide transportation to and from Nelson and have four trips to choose from as well as paddleboard and kayak rentals on the lake. 1. Shenango Canyon - maximum excitement 2. Facchina Rapids - fun for everybody 3. Inflatable Kayaking - exciting 4. Scenic Float - beautiful and relaxing. Lake Rentals 1. Paddleboards 2. Kayaks 3. Inflatable Paddleboards - great for take-away rentals. Our guides are fun and experienced. Your safety is our #1 priority, and your fun a close 2nd.
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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701 Lakeside Dr, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6G3, Canada
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

NWR Co. offers the perfect morning or afternoon activity for any size of bachlor/ette party or other group. 16 of us girls enjoyed rafting the Facchina Rapids on the Slocan River in three rafts for about 2 hours. Our guide Fanni was knowledgeable and enthusiastic...More

Thank keyabythelake
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Great day doing the Fachinna Rapids on the Slocan River with Nelson Whitewater Rafting. While the flow wasn't what I wanted (too late in the year), the guides (Jerome & Kyle) made it a fun filled adventure, in beautiful weather. I would recommend this to...More

Thank Warfdon
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

So much fun rafting with these guys! The rapids were a little tamer than we expected but the kids thought it was the greatest thing ever. During the float times, the guides kept us entertained with a little water gun war between rafts and a...More

Thank Leesa D
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Earlier this week while in Nelson we were able to add a whitewater trip to our schedule. Our three-hour trip was excellently guided by Kyle with Fannie doing the driving/photography and Jerome leading the other boat. Kyle was very experienced and did a wonderful job...More

Thank erichalmasy
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic time white water rafting on the slocan river! Awesome friendly staff, beautiful scenery, highly recommend, especially if you are a first timer!

1  Thank Krista M
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

What an amazing crew from minute you get there right until you leave professional, passionate, fun group. Couldn't have asked for a better guide! Thank you for making our first rafting experience so spectacular!!!

Thank Kerrie S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We had a wonderful time on the Slocan River with NWR Co. The staff are very professional and fun as well. This was one of the highlights of our road trip this summer. Strongly recommend it.

Thank Leslie_Shiell
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The staff were exceptional, the scenery was magnificent and the trip was a blast. We really enjoyed all aspects of this trip, from the bus ride to the rapids.

Thank robin d
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Booking was easy. Guide staff was very enthusiastic. The weather was perfect, the water was warm. Personally little more rapids would've been nice so perhaps going earlier in the season when the water is higher would've yielded a more intense ride but not complaining.

Thank trevor o
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved this adventure! Starts off with nice floating down the river. Jump in and out of the boat to cool off. Then hop in and hold on for a hell of alot of fun! Amazing crew/guides from the amazing driver/photographer/bus backer upper to the...More

Thank brooklynunder
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