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Kootenay Raft Co

220 Ross St, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 3E2, Canada
+1 250-427-3266
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Amazing day rafting for our family!

Our day with Ben, our stellar guide, on the St.Mary's River surpassed our entire family's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
themellows
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Lethbridge, Canada
We will be back!!

We had a large group, both kids and adults, and it was amazing! All guides were so friendly and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jmrbeans
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Lethbridge, Canada
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The Kootenay Raft Co is South Eastern BC's premier summer adventure company. Established in 1998, the KRC employs only experienced guides meeting all provincial and national safety standards to ensure the well being of your friends and family.
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“white water” (18 reviews)
“the river” (43 reviews)
“day trip” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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220 Ross St, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 3E2, Canada
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+1 250-427-3266
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our day with Ben, our stellar guide, on the St.Mary's River surpassed our entire family's expectations. The Kootenay Raft Co. was organized, professional, knowledgable, and fabulous! Ben, our rafting guide, made us feel safe and secure at all times and when rafting with children in...More

Thank themellows
Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Woohoo! Ben will be very excited to hear this review, thanks for taking the time to send us your thoughts. KRC takes pride in it's guides and we are so glad he made an impact. Can't wait to see you next summer! -T

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a large group, both kids and adults, and it was amazing! All guides were so friendly and knowledgeable. Thank you so much for an awesome experience!

Thank jmrbeans
Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the review! We love having large groups, especially ones as excited as you all were! Hopefully your summer continues to be full of adventure, Thanks, -T

Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our rafting trip over the long weekend. My husband and I care for 4 special need adults with varying degrees of disabilities. Both Jessica (the manager) and Caroline (our raft guide) were a delight to deal with. Both very helpful and accommodating....More

Thank curtsmom1997
Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hey there, Thanks so much for the review! All of us are so happy your crew enjoyed their day and Caroline was delighted to be with you on the water. May your summer bring you many more good times. Don't be a stranger! -T

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great day! Ben was fantastic and all of the other stuff. Would defiantly recommend this trip to anyone. Thanks to the group for such a fantastic day!

Thank James P
Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi James Thank you for the delightful review! We are so glad you enjoyed your day. Ben will be happy to hear about this! Have a great summer. -T

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great guides, who explain firstly the safty instructions in a very good but also funny way. They really can make a great rafting team in a couple of minutes. What else? Water is god dawm cold but "refreshing", beatiful view on the landscape, great fun...More

Thank thl15
Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review, It is great to see different groups of people come together as a team and have such a great time! We are glad you had a good time and hopefully we see you again. Enjoy your summer, -T

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming to Kimberley for many years and this was our first adventure with the Kootenay Raft Co. The St. Mary's Express was the perfect way to spend the afternoon exploring the river. Our guide Ben was fun and informative!! We will definitely...More

Thank Tracey B
Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Tracey! Thanks for the amazing review! It's definitely a must do for the Kimberley area and what an awesome way to beat this crazy heat. It was a joy to have you on the river and Ben will be delighted to hear you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an experience, the Kootenay Raft Co took us on our first Wild Water Trip. The River turned out to be perfect for that kind of adventure since it's mellow first and then gets really interesting. The Guides showed us new skills and made it...More

Thank Andy H
Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Andy, Thank you for the great review! What a great time we had on the St. Mary's, you guys rocked that kayak like a couple of PRO's! Hopefully your summer is full of good times and continue paddling. Cheers, -T

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on the "Introductory River Raft" excursion. I'm not sure if there are other levels but that's the one I went on. (22 July, 2017) The excursion take a little over 3 hours, with a school bus ride to and from the river and...More

Thank BMW-KTM
Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the awesome review! We are really glad that you enjoyed our St. Mary's express, it sounds like it got you excited about some bigger water! Hopefully your summer is full of adventures and we see you next year at high water. Cheers, -T

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time, highly recommend this to everyone. Very safe as well as fun. Perfect outing for a hot day, as well perfect for a family outing . Very much enjoyed our guides as well their expertise.

Thank Colleen K
Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Colleen, We are stoked that you chose us as one of your many destinations for adventure this summer and hope the heat inspires you to keep getting out there! Thanks, -T

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The trip was excited and the guides where fun to be with. They drive you with an old schoolbus to the river, where you stay for a few hours. After that we got waterlemons and lemonade.

Thank Lukas S
Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lukas! It was a pleasure having you on our trip and we're glad you enjoyed the watermelon. Have a great summer! -T

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Rita B
22 June 2017|
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Response from CraigWCampbell | Property representative |
Hi Rita, It's a half day tour- roughly a 4 hour return trip that has you on the water between 1.5-2 hours...hope this helps! Craig
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BobbyLee1222
10 April 2017|
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Response from Tony M | Property representative |
We have the perfect trip with some great scenery and mild whitewater and are happy to accommodate you all! Feel free to call and inquire about our St. Mary's Express going from St. Mary's lake to the campground. Cheers
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