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Kicking Horse Whitewater Rafting

Whitewater rafting down the famous Kicking Horse River offers canyon views, mountain vistas, thrills, spills and fun! With a level for any group, the Kicking Horse River is the ultimate place to try your paddle at whitewater rafting. Four trips are available for every age group and experience level:

  • Kicking Horse Classic (2 hours rafting): Enjoy the serene upper section of the Kicking Horse River before heading into the mighty rapids of the middle canyon. As the Canyon narrows, the waves build, taking rafters on whitewater journey through Class IV rapids, finishing 20 km downstream! Get ready to get wet!
Prices from
Kicking Horse Classic$115


  • An unforgettable experience, full of laughs, splashes, and incredible scenery.
  • Delicious BBQ lunch included with most rafting trips
  • Includes wetsuit, fleece, spray jacket, life jacket, neoprene booties and helmet

Tour Departures and Details

  Dates Time Duration Rafting Food & Beverage
Kicking Horse Classic 15 Jun – 15 Sep
17 May – 15 Sep
9:30 AM
1:30 PM 
3 hrs 2 hrs N/A
  • Mild Whitewater Adventure: participants must be a minimum of 6 years of age and a minium weight of 23 kilograms (50 lbs)
  • Kicking Horse Classic: participants must be a minimum of 12 years of age and a minium weight of 41 kilograms (90 lbs)
  • All river gear is provided, please bring a swim suit, towel and bag for personal belongings.
  • The Kicking Horse River is rated as Class I to IV whitewater.
  • When transportation is not included, guests must meet at the Hydra River Guides base in Golden, British Columbia.

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