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Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co.

701 Lakeside Dr, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6G3, Canada
+1 877-808-7238
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Really fun on a hot day

Went with three older children. The guides were excellent. They took great photographs. We did... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Campbell River, Canada
Great fun on the Slocan River

John and his crew are a perfect mix of pro and chill. The kayak trip was an absolute blast and the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
James L
Edmonton, Canada
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Nelson Whitewater Rafting is the West Kootenays' premier rafting company. We provide transportation to and from Nelson and have four trips to choose from as well as paddleboard and kayak rentals on the lake. 1. Shenango Canyon - maximum excitement 2. Facchina Rapids - fun for everybody 3. Inflatable Kayaking - exciting 4. Scenic Float - beautiful and relaxing. Lake Rentals 1. Paddleboards 2. Kayaks 3. Inflatable Paddleboards - great for take-away rentals. Our guides are fun and experienced. Your safety is our #1 priority, and your fun a close 2nd.
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
701 Lakeside Dr, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 6G3, Canada
+1 877-808-7238
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went with three older children. The guides were excellent. They took great photographs. We did the leisurely float but next time we will step it up and do white water.

Thank BCGaryUK
Reviewed 3 days ago

John and his crew are a perfect mix of pro and chill. The kayak trip was an absolute blast and the these guys (and gal - Fanni) gave us the highlight of our trip to the Kootenay area. And in case you're wondering if it's...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 3 days ago

4 of us took the float trip and it was a real pleasure. The company is very professional and know what they are doing. The scenery is spectacular. Could be done by those not very physically active but great for everyone!

Thank KathJean
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We spent a week in Nelson to check out our new condo, and family joined us. We were looking for activities appropriate for adults, a 19 year old, and 6 & 8 year olds. Our guides, Fannie, Kyle, and Jerome were knowledgeable, competent, friendly -...More

Thank Klyphman
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I took our granddaughters for a fun new experience and they were not disappointed. The day was a blast from the time we got on the bus. The guides were knowledgeable but more importantly they made the day a fun one for...More

Thank 88Morgan
Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiance and I had an awesome experience rafting with the Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co. Their entire team was professional, very safety conscious, and incredibly personable. The raft trip offered scenic views of a beautiful river, as well as super exciting trips through the rapids....More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best time of my life. I can't wait to go again one day. The staff was very knowledgable about the river , area and rafting.

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On my friends Bucket list. Great day. Guides, knowledgeable, experienced and lots of fun. Would recommend this to anyone. Do it!

Thank Dana G
Reviewed 1 week ago

it was fun and wet the guides are nice and its so DOPE!!!!!! do it with teens and friends or family DO IT!!!!

Thank Lara W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was great. The first part of the tour is basically floating and relaxing on the river. Time to enjoy the scenery and get used to being in the water. The level 2 rapids are tame but fun and the level 3 rapid was a...More

Thank C S
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