Kananaskis River Rafting (PM)

Half day rafting trip ideal for families or first timers.  The Kananaskis River provides a consistent (dam controlled) whitewater experience, closest to Calgary, Banff and Canmore, Alberta.

Winding through the picturesque landscape of Kananaskis Country, the Kananaskis River is a great whitewater experience for families or as a group outing. Conveniently located 45 minutes west of Calgary in the front ranges of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, this river offers the novice rafter a thrilling and fun introduction to whitewater rafting.

Safety:

  • Professional River Guide with each boat - who will explain and demonstrate paddle, safety and emergency techniques
  • All safety equipment: wetsuits, lifejacket, helmet, rainjacket, wetsuit booties and gloves
  • Dryland safety instruction
  • Practice paddling on the river before the waves
  • Refreshments and snacks to charge up on after your tour

Where to meet:

 Itinerary and highlights:

  • Scenic views of the front range Rocky Mountains
  • Class II & III family friendly rapids
  • Professional photos of your boat available for purchase at the river base

 Remember to bring:

  • Swimsuit - have it on under your clothes prior to your trip for added convenience
  • A towel and a bag - to hold your personal belongings whilst you’re out on the river
  • A toque/beanie/wooly hat - on cold days for under your helmet, it will get wet.
  • A change of clothes including a warm fleece for after your rafting trip
  • Clothes suitable for the day - all your personal belongings will be left in your vehicle or in your personal bag while you are rafting.
  • Contact lenses - are OK if you are comfortable swimming in them, please tell your guide.
  • Sunscreen - great on a hot day, avoid putting it above or near your eyes.
  • Medical Concerns - please bring any medication you may need and inform your guide of any medical condition.

Restrictions:

  • Price does not include transport
  • Cameras - do not bring your camera on the raft unless it is waterproof. Same day action photo CDs are for sale at reasonable prices
  • Glasses or sunglasses - are not recommended unless secured by eyeglass holders or retainers.
  • Valuables - best left behind in your hotel or car.

  For more information please click here for our Frequently Asked Questions


Check availability and prices


Activity Date:
Adventure Blog Read Now