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Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours

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Address: 612 7 Street North, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 877-344-7238
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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For over 30 years Glacier Raft Company has been providing white water...

For over 30 years Glacier Raft Company has been providing white water rafting trips on the Kicking Horse, and other beautiful rivers around Golden B.C.

We love the water and the thrill it provides and we want to share it with you!

This is your life. Live an Adventure.

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US$82.85*
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Rafting Adventure on the Kicking Horse River
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US$485.75*
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2-Day Rafting Expedition on the White River

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I've never been white water rafting and these guys were great with nervy beginners! Loved it. The guide was such fun and made it entertaining and such a hoot! Highly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 September 2016
Tracey G
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Freezing cold, went in stormy weather and unfortunately everyone got sick afterwards because the wetsuits and wet weather gear supplies weren't completely chill/waterproof. The guides were very knowledgeable and made everyone feel comfortable and safe, even in the poor weather conditions. Heaps of fun - highly recommend this company!

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GlacierRaft, Owner at Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share. We're really happy to hear you loved your day with us on the water and are sorry to hear people were feeling a bit under the weather afterwards. We hope everyone had a quick recovery! Cheers from all of us here at Glacier More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I've never been white water rafting and these guys were great with nervy beginners! Loved it. The guide was such fun and made it entertaining and such a hoot! Highly recommend.

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GlacierRaft, Owner at Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you! We really appreciate you taking the time to share and are stoked you had such as awesome day on the river and with our guides. Thanks for the recommendation! Cheers from all of us here at Glacier More 

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing, adventurous and tiring day! The helicopter flight just added a whole new element of adventure to our rafting experience. What a day!

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GlacierRaft, Owner at Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share. We are happy to hear you loved your day so much, and are stoked you got to experience the heli ride into the Lower Canyon. Thanks again and cheers from the whole Glacier Crew More 

London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The staff were able to suit us up quickly. Their system is very efficient. The guides were knowledgeable of the water conditions and guided the rafts so that we really experienced the rapids. The morning section was more of a family float with opportunities to get out and swim beside the boat. There were some Class 3 & 4 rapids... More 

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GlacierRaft, Owner at Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you! Hearing someone had a perfect day puts a huge smile on our faces. It's awesome your first rafting experience was such a positive one and we truly appreciate you taking the time to share. Cheers from all of us here at Glacier More 

Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Glacier Raft Company took us out for an amazing day. Their head quarters is an adorable log cabin with a fire out the back where the explain what's going to happen very thoroughly and make you feel quite comfortable. They take care of all your gear so you don't have to worry about packing a wet suit, before taking you... More 

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GlacierRaft, Owner at Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a detailed review - we really appreciate it! We are happy you had an amazing day and that you loved spending it with Darren. He is awesome! The river does tend to change a lot through out the summer. For the biggest whitewater, it would be great to... More 

Worthington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I had the opportunity to go on this trip with several experienced rafter and I was pretty nervous as this was my first time rafting and I'm over 50! It was an amazing experience for all of us. We felt the guides were exceptional. We did all three legs of the trip and each one was better than the last.... More 

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GlacierRaft, Owner at Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours, responded to this review

Amazing! We are so happy to hear your first rafting experience was such a positive one, and that the other members of your group loved their day too. We are lucky to have the guides we do - they definitely love what they do! We truly appreciate you taking the time to share. Thank you and cheers from all of... More 

Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

What a day! It all started with a hilarious safety talk that had you actually paying attention to what they are saying. The team was extremely helpful at getting our gear fitted and we made our way to the drop off zone. Once we were there we had a more detailed safety briefing and then it was all aboard. The... More 

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GlacierRaft, Owner at Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to share. We're happy you had such a great day with us and that you enjoyed the humour of our crew. They are an awesome group to be around. We appreciate you taking the time to share! Cheers from all of us here at Glacier More 

Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Four of us just rafted with Glacier on Saturday, the last day of the season and we all had a BLAST! This was my second time rafting the Kicking Horse River, but first time with Glacier Raft Co. and I have to say, I'm partial to these guys! Our guide Mike was a great storyteller and had great rapport with... More 

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GlacierRaft, Owner at Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a detailed review. We really appreciate it! We're stoked you enjoyed your day so much, and are happy to hear you loved spending your day with Mike - he is an awesome person to be around. We're also glad we were able to sort out your photo issue... More 

Calgary, Alberta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Loads of fun on the water and super fun guides! Would definately raft with these guys again when I come back!

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GlacierRaft, Owner at Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write us a review. We really appreciate it and we'll look forward to seeing you again when you're back in Golden :) Cheers from the whole Glacier Crew More 

Whitby, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

My wife and I spent a great day white water rafting on the Kicking Horse river. We're both in our 50's and it was no problem at all to handle the rapids and activities. We went on August 26th so the water wasn't running quite as fast or deep as it does earlier in the year. If I went again... More 

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GlacierRaft, Owner at Glacier Raft Company - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a thoughtful and detailed review. I know our future guests will appreciate it as much as we do! We're happy to hear both you and your wife had a wonderful day with us, and that you decided to go for a swim. It is a great rush! Hopefully we'll... More 

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