It doesn’t matter if you’re a veteran rafter or a complete whitewater newbie. Banff is home to rivers that serve up a thrilling mix of rapids suitable for all skill levels.
Ultimately, it comes down to how big of an adrenaline hit you’re looking for.
Enjoy paddling without the fear factor along the Kananaskis River - a top rafting pick for novices and families thanks to its Class II and III rapids.
Want a more intense experience? Ramp up the adrenaline with an optional cliff jump on the Horseshoe Canyon rafting trip. Short on precious vacation time, or driving from Calgary? These rapids are the closest and only 40mins from Banff and 1Hr from Calgary.
Rafting the raging Kicking Horse River will push your pulse rate into triple digits with its grade 4+ rapids — guaranteed to drench and delight in equal measure.
- Choose between family-friendly waves or roaring rapids depending on your experience level and confidence
- Mountain views provide a stunning backdrop to your rafting experience
- A professional river guide accompanies each boat
- Free photos are included, so you can take home a reminder of your adventure (Kananaskis & Horseshoe Canyon Rivers)