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Alpine Rafting

101 Golden Donald Upper Road | Next to British Columbia Info Centre, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
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US$110.57*
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Full-Day Whitewater Rafting on Kicking Horse River
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US$78.75*
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Half-Day Kicking Horse River White-water Rafting Adventure
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Alpine Rafting offers Half and Full Day Trips on the Kicking Horse River starting at $35 per person. All experience levels welcome, no experience necessary. We are the only company to offer a Whitewater Guarantee: we are not satisfied until you are.
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101 Golden Donald Upper Road | Next to British Columbia Info Centre, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Did the family raft trip with Alpine in the summer and it was a great experience. Fun rapids but not too extreme and a. Greet BBQ shore lunch half way through.

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AlpineRafting, Front Office Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Hi David! Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We hope that you and your family can come back again next season!

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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

It was an incredible day!!! My kids and I had a blast!!! We felt safe and well taken care of!! I would recommend alpine to everyone in golden!!!

Thank yippee
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AlpineRafting, Front Office Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

We are so happy to hear that you and your kids had a great time on the river with us! We hope that you can come back again soon - you can never take too many trips down the Kicking Horse river. :)

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

I've rafted a dozen rivers through the years but no outfit has been more professional than this one. We had a truly great day on the river beginning to end and could not have been happier with the experience. I would highly recommend Alpine Rafting...More

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AlpineRafting, Front Office Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review! We are stoked that you had such a great time with us. We take pride in our level of professionalism and hope that you can come back again to raft with us...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Great time Whitewater rafting down the Kicking Horse River. The staff was so great! I was very nervous as it was my first time white water rafting but felt so confident and comfortable with the staff, my mind was put at ease right from the...More

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Thank Lori1964931
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AlpineRafting, Front Office Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Hi Lori! Thank you for coming rafting with us last season ... We are extremely lucky that we have such amazing staff, and are happy that you had such a great time. We love taking beginners out on the river, and showing them how beautiful...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

My family and I had an amazing experience white water rafting with Alpine Rafting. We shared a ton of laughs and thrills. Our guide Mel was awesome and super helpful as well!More

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Thank tld625
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AlpineRafting, Front Office Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

We are so happy to hear that your family had a great day with us! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. Mel was a great addition to our staff last season. Now - start planning for your next trip down...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

It was a fun day that ran very smoothly and just as described. Cool to raft on glacier water and although it sounds cold, with the wet suits on I'd say it was more refreshing than freezing. A lot of fun with great guides. Would...More

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AlpineRafting, Front Office Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Hi Kelsey! With all the right gear, we promised you that you'd stay warm! The biggest rapids are in June, and we have a great earlybird sale on right now. We hope to see you then!!! :)

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We did the family gentle option. There were some exciting rafts at the beginning, the rest was rather gentle, but nevertheless enjoyable. Our guide was knowledgeable and fun. Lunch was tasty. Everything went smoothly. Would highly recommend!

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Thank marj246
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AlpineRafting, Front Office Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you so much for the great review! We are happy to hear that you had a great day with us on the Family trip. It's a beautiful part of the Rockies to see by boat. We hope you can join us again this season.

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Great rafting experience and excellent guides. The views are stunning and you will experience a real Canadian experience. We could swim at the end although the water was really cold. They teach you very well how to perform in the river. You won't regret!! Go...More

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Thank Myriam P
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AlpineRafting, Front Office Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Hello Myriam! You are right - Golden is an amazing place to visit! Thank you for coming out rafting with us and experiencing the thrills of the Kicking Horse river. We hope that you can come back for more fun this summer!

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Well organized, good atmosphere. Good lunch. Safe. Nice people. Exciting! Recommended. Beautiful nature. Clothing provided. A full day booked, but was already at 15h back at office.

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AlpineRafting, Front Office Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us - we appreciate the feedback! We hope that you can join us again soon for some more whitewater fun.

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

The raft guys were amazing,very knowledgable And safety orientated. The food was great you get to hear some history of the area see beautiful scenery.not once did I think I was going to die.I took my 65-year-old aunt and she had an absolute blast.The water...More

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AlpineRafting, Front Office Manager at Alpine Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We would love it if you and your aunt could come back again for another trip down the Kicking Horse. July is a great time to visit - nice and warm, and the water levels are still...More

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WildWaterAdv
20 June 2017|
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Response from AlpineRafting | Property representative |
Hi Oliver! Every company that rafts on the Kicking Horse starts in a different location along the Kicking Horse River. We are lucky enough to be the only company that starts our morning trip in Yoho National Park - further... More
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Response from Ryan A | Reviewed this property |
We had planned on camping there last summer, but changed our mind at the last minute. We got a hotel because we were on a stag party, it was raining, and the camp site was supposed to be very rustic. However, for someone... More
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