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.
Price: Adult, 16 years+: $76.00 Child, 5 - 15 years: $49.00 (40lbs and over) Prices plus $3 per person river fee Departs: Tour starts 13:30pm (May 11th - Sept 15th) Tour finishes approx. 5:30pm Where to meet: Meet at Nakoda Lodge Directions to Nakoda Lodge and a Google map. Tours meet at the river base 1:30 pm Your tour includes:River time: 1.5 - 2 hours Transportation - available at a small fee for most of our trips.
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
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 and disposable waterproof cameras 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.