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Chinook Rafting

138 Banff Ave | Meet behind the Mount Royal Hotel, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A7, Canada
+1 403-763-2007
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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)
“rafting trip” (135 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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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Unbelievable fun! We had a great time on this tour, got soaked but kept warm on an adrenaline filled adventure. We had booked the horse shoe canyon trip but because of high water levels (which seem to be a medium term issue rather than a...More

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ChinookRafting, Manager at Chinook Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thanks for your review, so glad you a great adventure out on the Kananaskis 'surf' whitewater rafting trip with us. We hope to see you soon!

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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Repeat rafters. Best guides yet, great rapids and surfing too. Dry wetsuits a plus. A Banff must do!

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ChinookRafting, Manager at Chinook Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thanks for your 5* review, we love it when repeat rafters give us such high praise. Whenever your travels bring you back our way it would be great to see you on the river again!

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Excellent and fun-filled trip. We went as a family and were well taken care of. Impressive was the safety talk beforehand which gave all of the detail in a light-hearted but very thorough manner (thanks Dave!). The trip itself was an absolute blast, thanks to...More

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ChinookRafting, Manager at Chinook Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thanks for your review Kieran, we really appreciate the recommendation. We are happy to hear that your family had a fantastic experience whitewater rafting with Dom, Dave and the Chinook team. Sounds like your 10 year old got the best seat in the raft, and...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is an amazing experience out on the river the guides are all very energetic and a lot of fun which just adds to the trip. It is an absolutely gorgeous trip going down Kananski River with some decent rapids and the surf trip made...More

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ChinookRafting, Manager at Chinook Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thanks so much for your review. We are pumped to hear you all stayed in the raft, due to your trusty guide Dave. We are glad you had an amazing experience, and hope that you come back soon to try out the rapids on the...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

These guys are so organized it's crazy. Thought the guides made the whole trip interesting, fun and safe. From walking us through the equipment and rules to the snack after we finished, every detail took care of us. Well done and thank you.

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ChinookRafting, Manager at Chinook Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thanks for your 5* review Geoff, we are so happy to hear that we got it right for your group! Hopefully we get to raft with you again soon.

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

I`ve been rafting quite a few times in different parts of the world and this was the best FUN I`ve had! It made me remember how great of an adventure it really is to go Rafting. We had Dave as our guide and he was...More

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ChinookRafting, Manager at Chinook Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thanks for your great review Ally. That you say our whitewater rafting trip is the best FUN means the world! We know that we have done it right when our guests let us know that they got soaked. We would love to have you come...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Not sure where to start as I’m still on a high after rafting the Kananaskis for the second time yesterday. I was actually going for the Horse Shoe canyon but the river is still too high and for safety reasons they couldn’t run that one....More

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ChinookRafting, Manager at Chinook Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thanks so much for your detailed review, we really appreciate you spending the time to write about your whitewater rafting trip with us. We are so glad that Dave and the Chinook Rafting team created great memories with you, and that you also have the...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

Our stag had a blast on the Kananaskis river with Jordan! Rich gave a great introduction and safety talk before we headed out on the river. Good thing too, as one of our crew fell overboard as we passed through the first rapid. Jordan managed...More

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ChinookRafting, Manager at Chinook Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thanks for your 5* review Mitchel, we are so thrilled to hear that you had a fantastic time with Jordan and the Chinook Rafting crew, and it sounds like it will be a stag trip to be remembered. Perhaps when another one of your group...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This was the first rafting experience for our three daughters (18, 15, 6 yrs old) and it quickly became a favorite of our vacation. It was well organized by a professional, top notch staff. We were fortunate to get Ryan as our guide and he...More

Thank Amy K
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ChinookRafting, Manager at Chinook Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thanks for your review Amy, we are so happy to hear that you and your family had a fantastic time out with Ryan on the Kananaskis River whitewater rafting trip, and that it was your favourite experience of your vacation. I am sure Ryan really...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

FUN! Great outfitter from the the transport bus to paddling equipment, very safety conscious but not to the point of impacting the fun factor ... note:changing area / tent is a little rustic but not uncommon for river outfits... Duncan made the trip a blast...More

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ChinookRafting, Manager at Chinook Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thanks for your 5* review, 'FUN!' one word, that is great to hear. We are so glad you had a blast with Duncan, we will make sure to pass on your kind words. Anytime you want to come back for the fun factor and to...More

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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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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
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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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