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Kootenay Raft Co

220 Ross St, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 3E2, Canada
+1 250-427-3266
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Another great trip!!

Yet another great trip with Kootenay Raft! 4-5 times now rafting and always have a blast!! This... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Shane S
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Kimberley, Canada
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Excellent ride!

Company arrived the beginning of July and we had to take them river rafting. Despite cooler... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Maltgirl57
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Kimberley, 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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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220 Ross St, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 3E2, Canada
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220 Ross St, Kimberley, British Columbia V1A 3E2, Canada
+1 250-427-3266
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Yet another great trip with Kootenay Raft! 4-5 times now rafting and always have a blast!! This time it was with 2 small children (4 and 6) and they loved it.!

Thank Shane S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Company arrived the beginning of July and we had to take them river rafting. Despite cooler temperatures we decided to go for it and what a ride it was. Craig and his crew took really good care of us and they made sure that the...More

Thank Maltgirl57
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Caroline our guide was funny and entertaining. With my knee surgery and my wife shoulder problems They were accommodating and very helpful. The water was low but the scenery was beautiful. The only criticism we would have liked to have drinking water available on the...More

1  Thank Mike M
Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Hello Mike, thanks for the review! It was a delight having you two out here and I will make sure that advice gets passed on, Have yourselves an awesome rest of your 2017 and we cannot wait to see you again at higher water. Cheers,...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

Six girlfriends had an amazing float early July. Our guide was excellent. Funny, cautious, and informative. It was an amazing and safe experience.

Thank Denise S
Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thanks so much for the review, We're glad you had a good time and hope your summer continues to go well. Thanks, -T

Reviewed 25 August 2017

We went down the St. Mary's River in mid-August, and the water is obviously not as high as earlier in the season. When we first asked about rafting, we were told that the kayaking would be more active, more wet, and lots of fun. So...More

Thank Tubaface
Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Hey thanks for the awesome review! We are absolutely stoked that you had a good time in the kayaks, they really are the best way around to get cooled off. Ben is a stellar guide and he will be happy to know his efforts led...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

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 14 August 2017

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 14 August 2017

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 14 August 2017

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 11 August 2017

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 14 August 2017

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 4 August 2017

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 7 August 2017

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 August 2017

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

1  Thank thl15
Tony M, River Guide and Community Curator at Kootenay Raft Co, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

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

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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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