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Kicking Horse River Rafting Mild Family Adventure

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    What to Expect
    Sample Lunch Menu
    • Choice of main dish: Alberta angus beef or vegetarian burger on a fresh-baked bun
    • Assorted salads
    • Chocolate brownie dessert
    • Hot and cold drinks
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hydra River Guides, River Base, 2936 Kicking Horse Rd, Golden, BC V0A 1H0, Canada
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All river-rafting equipment
    • Certified guide
    • BBQ lunch (including vegetarian options)
    • Local taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Hydra River Guides
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
    • Photos of your adventure are available for purchase
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 6 years
    • Children must weigh at least 50 lbs (23 kg) to participate
    • This trip is reserved for families with children ages 6 to 11
    • Your trip includes all river-rafting gear: wetsuit, fleece, spray jacket, life jacket, neoprene booties and helmet. It is recommended that you bring a towel and swimsuit.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The Kicking Horse River is located away from Banff national park, just outside of Yoho national park. (We drove there from Banff and it was pretty easy to find.) We had a BBQ lunch and then following the safety instructions got in the boat to...More

    Thank Alex_2290
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We had the most amazing experience rafting. The company is well organized, and transparent with respect to all the information. We were provided with a nice BBQ lunch before we headed out. Post lunch we had a session of safety information doled out. They provide...More

    Thank suresneha
    BanffAdventures, Public Relations Manager at Hydra River Guides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi! Wow! Thanks for your kind words and feedback. It sounds like you had an incredible experience with us so we are glad to hear. It's great that you opted for the Kicking Horse Classic trip which is certainly our most popular trip. We will...More

    Reviewed 28 August 2019

    Cannot fault the day. Started off with a delicious bbq, followed by safety instructions and getting equipment etc. I was quite nervous about the experience at first but our guide put me at ease and I thoroughly enjoyed it and would do it again in...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank DSR1992
    Reviewed 22 August 2019

    We did the trip with Hydra last week as part of a family holiday touring through the Rockies. We wanted to let our 7 and 11 year old children experience white water rafting whilst in the Golden area and found Hydra through some research. Hydra...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Jogleah2011
    Reviewed 20 August 2019 via mobile

    We had a brilliant time at the white water rafting. BBQ lunch was a good start and the guides were very professional in talking through all the safety information. The rafting was great fun - very beautiful and thrilling. Our guide Dave was good fun...More

    Thank B8154HKkarenj
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    • Languages Offered: English
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