Rafting

BC Rockies Adventures books with local companies that maintain the highest level in safety standards for white water rafting. We value their knowledgeable and friendly guides, as well as their commitment to providing a safe and memorable experience for you and your family.

THEY PROVIDE:

  • Government approved life jackets, fleece jackets, helmets, wetsuit, gloves, river shoes, experienced professional guides, the option of delicious food for certain trips, professional photos (with a fee) and a memorable adventure!

YOU BRING:

  • Swimsuit and towel, waterproof camera (optional), change of warm clothing.
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COLUMBIA RIVER FLOAT – A CALM AND SCENIC EXPERIENCE

Explore the gentle Columbia River with our evening scenic float. Experience the magnificent array of wildlife and local bird species, while your informative guide gently paddles you down the river. Guests will not get wet and paddling is optional on this 1.5 hour float. Bring your camera, binoculars and sunglasses! 

Duration Depart Return Meeting Location Adults Kids (5-12)
1.5hr 6:30pm 8:30pm Fairmont Hot Springs $55.00 $40.00

*Prices do not include tax or the $3.00 river use charge.

Toby Creek – Beginners and Family Fun

A perfect introduction to white water rafting for beginners or an enjoyable adventure for the seasoned veteran! The Toby trip offers an exciting combination of thrill and scenery, with points of exhilarating waves and calm stretches that are ideal for wildlife watching along the rocky, river’s edge. Have fun on the twist and turns of this Class 1 to 3 river.

Transportation Not Included
Duration Depart Return Meeting Location Adults Kids (8-14)
2hr 9:00am 11:00am Adventure Centre (Panorama) $59.00 $49.00
1:00pm 3:00pm
4:00pm 6:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

*Prices do not include tax or the $3.00 river use charge. Panorama is a 45 minute drive from Fairmont Hot Springs – let our team tell you how to get there.

Transportation Included
Duration Depart Return Meeting Location Adults Kids (6-14)
2.5hr 9:00am 1:00pm Fairmont Hot Springs $75.00 $65.00
2:00pm 6:00pm

*Prices do not include tax or the $3.00 river use charge. Minimum age for this trip is 6-8 depending on water levels.

Kicking Horse – the Ultimate Whitewater adventure

“The Horse” rafting trip is world renowned as it offers the best-of-the-best when it comes to white water in the Rockies! Covering a distance of 20 km or more, you’ll be hooting and hollering while enduring a roller coaster of Class 4 rapids!

Kicking Horse Classic: Crash through exhilarating rapids like Portage, Shotgun, Roller Coaster and Last Walz! Start your trip at the private Kicking Horse Base Camp located near the border of Yoho National Park and travel 20 km down river. Prepare for a wild ride!

Kicking Horse Ultimate: Raft the upper river trip and stay on board for the additional excitement of the Lower Canyon. Satisfy your adventurous spirit in the additional Class 4 rapids of Double Trouble, Watchman’s Rapid, Town House Rock, Rip Tide and Otter Slide. This combination includes every rapid that the Kicking Horse has to offer.

  Depart Meeting Location With BBQ Without BBQ
Kicking Horse Classic 9:30am Kicking Horse Base Camp $119.00 $107.00
12:00pm
Kicking Horse Ultimate 12:00pm Kicking Horse Base Camp $159.00 $147.00

* Minimum Age: 12 and weigh a minimum of 90 pounds.  Prices do not include tax or the $3.00 river use charge. The Kicking Horse Base Camp is about a 2 hour drive from Fairmont Hot Springs (just west of Golden, BC) – let our team tell you how to get there.

THE KOOTENAY - FAMILY ADVENTURE

The Kootenay offers fabulous family-friendly whitewater and unsurpassed scenery in a very natural setting. This trip includes a morning snack and a traditional riverside rafting lunch (yum!). Great for kids as young as five and grandparents are welcome too! Enjoy sections of Class 2 and 3 rapids on this superior family adventure. Carrying a distinctive wilderness feel, this trip is a delightful 30 mile frolic down the more spirited stretches of the Kootenay River.

Duration Depart Return Meeting Location Adults Kids (5-14)
Full Day 9:00am 5:00pm Radium Hot Springs $110.00 $85.00
Galf Day 9:00am 1:30pm Radium Hot Springs $74.00 $55.00

*Prices do not include tax or the $3.00 river use charge. Transportation is not included. Radium Hot Springs is just 25 minutes north of Fairmont Hot Springs – let our team tell you how to get there.

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