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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$109.64*
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Full-Day Whitewater Rafting on Kicking Horse...
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US$78.09*
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Half-Day Kicking Horse River White-water...
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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 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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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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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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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Had a great time on the river for the afternoon. Great instruction and enthusiasm from the guides. Highly recommend this experience!!

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

There is a variety of different sized rapids. The guides where very friendly and professional. The lunch they serve is also great. Very good experience.

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

It was an amazing experience rafting on the kicking horse river! There was a good range of rapid types and we had so much fun! Would recommend it to anyone!

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

For someone who had never ranted, is 57 and scared of water, it was a great trip. Peter took the time and really explained everything and made sure our ride was safe and fun and I was so happy never to get thrown overboard. We...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

The team at Alpine Rafting is awesome from booking to rafting. Always insightful and happy to bring us down kicking horse river. I like the fact the we get more water coverage compared to the other rafting company. Always 2 thumbs up for you guys.

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Ben and all the crew at Alpine did an awesome job of guiding us down the river and making it fun! The lunch was also fantastic. Definitely a great memory for my family!!

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WildWaterAdv
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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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