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Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co.

701 Lakeside Dr, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6G3, Canada
+1 877-808-7238
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Super Fun!

We had a group of 10 for a birthday party and it was a really good experience from start to finish... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nelson, British Columbia
Loved Our Guides

My family of four just rafted down the Slocan river with Nelson Whitewater Rafting. Our tour guides... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Shannon C
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Nelson Whitewater Rafting is the West Kootenays' premier rafting company. We provide transportation to and from Nelson and have four trips to choose from as well as paddleboard and kayak rentals on the lake. 1. Shenango Canyon - maximum excitement 2. Facchina Rapids - fun for everybody 3. Inflatable Kayaking - exciting 4. Scenic Float - beautiful and relaxing. Lake Rentals 1. Paddleboards 2. Kayaks 3. Inflatable Paddleboards - great for take-away rentals. Our guides are fun and experienced. Your safety is our #1 priority, and your fun a close 2nd.
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“great trip” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
701 Lakeside Dr, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6G3, Canada
+1 877-808-7238
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a group of 10 for a birthday party and it was a really good experience from start to finish. Booking was easy - John was really helpful, and prompt at responding to any questions I had, as well as flexible with group numbers...More

Thank june26987
Reviewed 4 days ago

My family of four just rafted down the Slocan river with Nelson Whitewater Rafting. Our tour guides Fannie and Kyle made it a fun, unforgettable day. We paddled our butts off and our daughters had the opportunity to jump in the river and ride a...More

Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Outstanding group of people looking after you on a fun filled adventure. The focus on safety was at the forefront . Had a great day to a fun filled adventure down the slocan river, .Highly recommend this to first timers or experienced rafters. Kyle was...More

Thank Cary P
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our first trip to Canada we were visiting with friends. We tired lots of adrenaline experiences in the Nelson area such as Zip-lines, Flyboards, Kayaks etc but the rapid were another real highlight. A number of us had been rafting before in New...More

Thank ATACCDoc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guides were knowledgeable and fun. We were lucky to have an amazing hot day. We will definitely be back!

Thank Tyler M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is no denying a I was a little scared at the start, watching the water rush past is quite daunting for a first timer. But with some relaxed coaching from our guide (who was brilliant) I got stuck in. I was not quite as...More

Thank Anita R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from an incredibly fun trip down the Facchina Rapids with Nelson Whitewater Rafting. The guides are quite witty and fun, they really made the trip. The trip was absolutely perfect, and the class three rapids we went through were truly exciting. I think...More

Thank 719heidi
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is so funny how brave I am when I book these adventures from the chair in my office! When we got there I was literally boots in the water having second thoughts! Watching the water rush by and the sheer force is overwhelming. With...More

Thank Kozars
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I've put this off for far too long! My trip was June 7th, 2015... almost a year and a half! But, I loved it so much I can still vividly remember the day. Some names are missing, but the experience is seared in my memory...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went on this trip and really enjoyed our selves. The rapids were fun and definitely bring your go pro and buy the pictures at the end. Your go pro is cool but they take some amazing action shots of the trip....More

Thank Miketw73
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