It does not matter if you are a veteran rafter or a complete white-water 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 are looking for. If time is limited but you still want to experience the thrill of the rapids, the Kananaskis River and Horseshoe Canyon rapids are the closest located only a 45-minute drive from Banff or Calgary. 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. Ramp up the adrenaline with an optional cliff jump and Class IV rapids on the Horseshoe Canyon rafting trip. Travel further and raft the raging Kicking Horse River, this will push your pulse rate into triple digits with its Class I to IV rapids – guaranteed to drench and delight in equal measure. Enquire with the Concierge about transportation options.
Date: Kananaskis River & Horseshoe Canyon: May 14th 2021 – September 15th2021. Kicking Horse River: On select dates starting May 22nd through to June 12th. Daily tours from June 12thonwards.
Age: 12+ for Kicking Horse and Horseshoe Canyon. Ages 5+ for the Kananaskis River.
Fees: Starting from $103 CAD per adult. Prices vary depending on tour selectionBook This Activity