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Kootenay River Runners

4987 Highway 93, Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia V0A 1M0, Canada
+1 800-599-4399
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US$50.08*
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Whitewater Rafting on Toby Creek
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US$102.59*
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Whitewater Rafting on Kicking Horse River Including Lunch
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Kootenay River Runners raft on 3 of the best white water rivers in British Columbia and Alberta. Our trips offer trips from mild to wild, the perfect white water rafting experience for any outdoor adventure enthusiast. Whether you are looking for a fun filled family rafting trip on the Kootenay River near Radium, BC; or a short but sweet, exciting rafting adventure on the Toby Creek in Panorama BC, or a high-adventure, adrenaline pumping, white water rafting challenge on the Kicking Horse River near Golden, BC. We have the perfect trip for you and your family.
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  • Very good11%
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“half day trip” (12 reviews)
“toby creek” (22 reviews)
“rafting trip” (18 reviews)
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4987 Highway 93, Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia V0A 1M0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went as a group of 6 and 3 had never been white water rafting before. Our guides Zach and Jen were fantastic!! We had an amazing trip and the 3 rookies are hooked!! The rafting company is fantastic and all the guides were very...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

We took this rafting tour with our two boys - ages 12 and 15. They loved it! we did the Kootenay River 1/2 day tour which leaves from their office in Radium Hot Springs. The river wasn't too rough, perfect for families.

Thank Steph D
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Staff was very well organized and very entertaining. Great family event and scenic for all ages. Shops and restaurants located at a short distance (5KM).More

Thank Kevindanielbaird
KootenayRiverRunners, Manager at Kootenay River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Thanks so much for your review! We are so happy that you and your family enjoyed rafting Toby Creek! We agree it is perfect for everyone - well 8 & up ;) Glad to hear the your trip went over so well - our crew...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This was our first rafting trip and it was amazing. Our guides were hilarious. Mr.dropoff and pickup got us were we needed to be. I recommend the kootney river for younger children. It's a unique way to spend the day in the mountains. Our daughter...More

Thank Scott E
KootenayRiverRunners, Manager at Kootenay River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Thanks so much for your review. We are thrilled to hear that you are now enthusiasts! There are so many great rivers to explore in the world - we have 3 favourites in the Columbia Valley! We hope to see your family again on the...More

Reviewed 8 September 2016

In July, my husband and I took our son, his wife & their 2 sons(ages10 & 13) on the half day approx 26 km excursion Class II whitewater adventure which included a riverside shore lunch. The whole trip was amazing with the 4 degree water...More

Thank SaskatoonHappy
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This was our first time rafting with this company but not our first time rafting. All in all, it was a pretty decent trip. The cost for 2 was $226 CAD ($175 USD) including a BBQ lunch. It started with a 1.5 hour drive from...More

1  Thank LGV60
KootenayRiverRunners, Manager at Kootenay River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Thanks so much for your review of the Kicking Horse River! On a cold day like that we are extra pleased it was still 5 stars! jk! Thanks for the time and info for future guests - sounds like a great summary of a great...More

Reviewed 6 September 2016

Went on the Kootenay river half day trip with my son (5 year old). We both had a great time despite a not-so-nice weather day. (It was cloudy, cool ~14 degrees). They provide splash pants and jacket, river shoes, life jacket and helmet. Wet suits...More

Thank adventureseeker_9
KootenayRiverRunners, Manager at Kootenay River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Thanks so much for your informative review! We are pumped you and your son had a great trip on the Kootenay River. The water is def cold all year long but on a chilly day extra layers are necessary. We have fleece jackets available as...More

Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We did the 1/2 day trip on the Kicking Horse and it was the best decision we made of our two week holiday out west! The lunch to kick it off was delicious and huge. The staff were well organized and they had our large...More

Thank alexisk22
KootenayRiverRunners, Manager at Kootenay River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Thanks so much for your review! Sounds like you had a thrill on the Kicking Horse River! We are pumped to hear that you had a blast on your trip - and that rafting was your vacay highlight! We aren't surprised - but we love...More

Reviewed 1 September 2016

Just brilliant!!! If you were unprepared and turned up without even a swimsuit these guys would sort you out. We opted for a bbq lunch which was really delicious and we kinda forgot we were due out rafting shortly afterwards. We had the option of...More

Thank Jen S
KootenayRiverRunners, Manager at Kootenay River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Thanks so much for your review! Reading I can imagine any one of our guests on our rafts loving life! Pumped you loved lunch enough that you forgot about rafting lol - we do think its delish but we will stick to rafting vs. a...More

Reviewed 31 August 2016

Went on the half day Kootenay River ride. Highly recommended for adults and kids. A level 2-3 river, The guides were very professional and knowledgeable. Would definitely do this again.

Thank Brian078
KootenayRiverRunners, Manager at Kootenay River Runners, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

So pleased you enjoyed the Kootenay River on your summer holiday! Hope to see you again on the river!

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mayflower57
Does anyone fall off the raft? Is there something to hold on to?
9 May 2016|
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Response from KootenayRiverRunners | Property representative |
Guest do fall into the river but it is very rare. Our professional guides go over an extensive safety and boat talk to ensure our guest have a safe and exciting white water rafting experience. We offer 3 rafting adventures... More
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mayflower57
Hi Danielle - we are in our 60's and have only rafted once before on very calm waters. How bad are the rapids on the half day tour? Jane
9 May 2016|
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Response from KootenayRiverRunners | Property representative |
Hi Jane, The half day trip has Class 2-3 Rapids on it but we use 18ft rafts which are extremely stable and if you are nervous sitting closer to the back of the boat is a smoother ride. The Kootenay is an amazing trip and I... More
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