Kootenay River Runners, in Golden, British Columbia, has been introducing
adventurous travelers to the delights of river rafting since 1976.
guided thousands down the Kicking Horse, Kootenay and Columbia
Rivers as they carve their way through some of most impressive
mountain landscape in the Canadian Rockies. Whether your interests
are challenging whitewater, family rafting, or an extended wilderness
adventure, each river offers a rafting experience second to none.
Our trips include
KICKING HORSE UPPER RIVER
This trip, covering a distance of 20 Km, starts at our
Kicking Horse River Base Camp located just west of Yoho National Park Boundary, 24 Km east of Golden, British Columbia.
KICKING HORSE UPPER AND LOWER CANYON
raft every rapid the Kicking Horse has to offer! Add on
the Lower Canyon section to the noon Upper River trip. It takes
approximately another 1.5 hours to raft this section (time includes
portage by road, etc.). This trip ends near the town of Golden,
BC, and we drive you back to the Base Camp afterwards.
RIVER FULL DAY... this is family vacation fun at its
finest. This trip includes a morning snack and our traditional
riverside buffet lunch, it's great for kids as young as five,
and grandparents are welcome.
Paddle to the past on the beautiful Columbia River as our modern
voyageur guides take you back to the time of the fur traders and
birch bark canoes. Enjoy the stories of this fascinating time
in Canada's history, and be in "the right place at the right
time" for viewing the abundant wildlife of the Columbia River
This classic BC whitewater adventure offers thrills and
excitement throughout the twists and turns of the Class I - III
river section. It is great for the first time rafter or the seasoned
professional. Trip length approximately 2 hours
Kootenay River Runners made the first descent of the Kicking Horse River
in 1980 (Golden Star, Wednesday May 21, 1980) and we knew we were
on to something great! Since then we've taken over 70,000 people
down the Kicking Horse River, and thousands more on our other
rivers in the Canadian Rockies. Spend a day with us and we're sure you'll be back again
for more whitewater thrills!
Kootenay River Runners
Visit our website at: www.raftingtherockies.com
Toll Free: 1 (800) 599-4399
Fax: (250) 347-6595