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Chinook Rafting

138 Banff Ave | Meet behind the Mount Royal Hotel, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A7, Canada
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Kananaskis River Rafting Adventure
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Closest whitewater rafting available from Banff and Calgary. Half and Full day trips. Whether you want Mild or Wild, our fun-loving professional guides will provide you with the best whitewater rafting adventure. Perfect activity for Families (5yrs+), and Groups like Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties or your Corporate Team Building Event.
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“kananaskis river” (194 reviews)
“horseshoe canyon” (187 reviews)
“cliff jump” (44 reviews)
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138 Banff Ave | Meet behind the Mount Royal Hotel, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A7, Canada
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"horseshoe canyon"
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"guide james"
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"a lot of fun"
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"great fun"
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"class rapids"
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"great guide"
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"safety talk"
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"white water"
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

had an amazing time doing Chinook rafting. the guides were great fun and did their best to make sure we were all ok and having a good time. Went with family including 9 year old (youngest) and it was great for her. The photos taken...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

This was so fun! We were picked up in Banff, took a bus ride with many others and arrived at the river. The guide was hilarious and kept us all engaged. The water was cold, but who cares. You have long sleeves on which helps....More

Thank LizzyT33
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Great fun, we loved it. A highlight of our trip to Canada during the summer of 2017. The water was high, the rapids was great, the cliff jumping was exciting, and the instructors good fun.

Thank Gavin M
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

On 13th September 2017 my wife & I (age 51) & 2 sons (22 & 18) plus son's girlfriend (22) undertook the Kananaskis River Family White Water Raft Ride - wow, how many adjectives do you want - amazing, fantastic, incredible .... Richard was our...More

Thank timothy8281
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

The crew is great, they are very organized, professional and fun! We took a route for families/beginers so there is nothing crazy and scary about it. Really awesome experience, amazing guides (Duncan is very funny guy!).

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Our extended family had a great time on the river raft ride with our guide, Richard. (We were so glad we got him, as he was extremely knowledgable about local geology, wildlife, and history -- and the rest of the guides seemed more about just...More

Thank Pianolady609
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We chose to go on the family level Kananaskis river "track". It was totally matching my expectations - safe, lots of fun , good company by fellow rafters on the boat and very entertaining guide (Duncan). And - it was very safe - even with...More

Thank Amir G
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

My 8 year old son and I did Chinook's family raft trip and it was a great experience all round. The guides were very safety-conscious and made our trip a blast. Javier was our boat's 'captain' and he was fantastic! Lots of wet fun, and...More

Thank Melanie767
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I wish I could remember our guide's name. He was a tall Dutch fellow and he was a wonderful and informed guide. I was expecting a trip down the river by a skilled rafter but he was so knowledgable of the area. That was a...More

Thank Revrob1970
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We had an amazing time rafting with Chinook. We were visiting from the UK and wanted to experience something fun and see the Rockies. This trip was very well organised, the guides were super fun (thanks Dave) and me and my two children who are...More

Thank Juice1976
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Seema A
28 August 2017|
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Response from ChinookRafting | Property representative |
Seema, thanks for your question. We don't have any coupons or discounts running currently. Sometimes we do before the season starts in February and March, but during our season which runs mid-May to mid-September... More
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Bob W
22 June 2017|
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Response from ChinookRafting | Property representative |
Hi Bob, Spring run off happens in June for us, so high river levels happen at that time. Once we hit summer (July & August) our river levels are pretty consistent with fun hits and big splashes. In September our river tends... More
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Aisling O
25 April 2017|
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Response from ChinookRafting | Property representative |
Hi Aisling, We do have the Kananaskis River whitewater rafting trip that all your group can do, as it has a minimum age of 5 years old. This river offers class 2 - 3 rapids along with pristine landscapes of Kananaskis... More
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