Multiple-Day Banff Rafting Trips – BC and Alberta, Canada


Stay for a night or two to enjoy the best whitewater in North America!

BC and ALBERTA, CANADA – Enjoy two incedible days of whitewater rafting in the Canadian Rockies, on the best rivers in Alberta and British Columbia. These packages offer Banff rafting experiences on the Kicking Horse River that are second to none, and provide a great vacation value.

You can choose the Banff whitewater trip you prefer, either our PREMIUM rafting package or our ELITE rafting package, whichever suits your level of adventure and budget. Then choose to stay in our luxurious cabins or embark on a rustic camping trip, and you will have tailored your own unique Kicking Horse River rafting vacation.

Premium Rafting Package

It’s the ideal trip for whitewater rafters seeking an enjoyable river experience, want the best value or have rafters under the age of 16.

Class II to IV

Day 1: 2 p.m. – After meeting at our RiverBase, guides will greet you and get you outfitted with your personal rafting gear for the trip. We’ll head over to Banff Whitewater Rafting’s exclusive entry point to the Kicking Horse River, and after safety instructions and demonstrations, we’ll famous Canadian river known for its world-class rapids. After enjoying delicious post-rapids snacks at our RiverBase, the evening in the Canadian Rockies is yours to enjoy. Choose to go for a hike, relax with a book or visit the mountain town of Golden. The time is yours to enjoy in your cabin or at your campsite with friends and family, near sizzling barbecue and under the star-filled mountain sky.

Day 2: 8:45 a.m. – We meet at the RiverBase and then start our Canadian rafting trip up higher on the river to enjoy the scenery as we float through Yoho National Park. As an extra challenge, today we tackle the river with an “all-paddle” format, meaning that teamwork is extra important to make it through the 16 sets of rapids that range from class II to IV. After a delicious BBQ lunch back at our RiverBase, you’ll share goodbyes with our staff and head on your way, hopefully brainstorming about how quickly you can make it back to Alberta and British Columbia for your next whitewater vacation with Banff Whitewater Rafting.

Available: any two consecutive days throughout the summer operating season.

What is included:

  • All rafting equipment
  • Transportation to and from our RiverBase
  • Light refreshments on Day 1; great barbecue lunch on Day 2
  • FREE TRIP PHOTOS! ($20 value)

Elite Package

For those seeking the most exciting Canadian whitewater rafting possible, this trip is a must.

Class II to IV+

Day 1: 8:45 a.m. – We meet at the RiverBase to get all the gear you need for the first of two thrilling days on the Kicking Horse River. You’ll meet our rafting guides, grab your river and safety gear and board the shuttle that takes you into Yoho National Park, where we start by enjoying the scenery and some small introductory rapids. Your whitewater rafting anticipation will build as we enter the class middle section of the Kicking Horse River, where crashing waves and rollercoaster wave trains will thrill and soak you to the bone. After a fresh barbecue lunch back at our RiverBase, you’ll be free to explore the Banff area on your own. The town of Golden is just 20 minutes away, or you can hike into awesome Wapta Falls, “The Niagra of the Canadian Rockies.”

Day 2: We’ll meet at the RiverBase at 2 p.m. Once on the water, we’ll take on not only the famous “Portage” and “Shotgun” rapids for a second round, but will venture into Canada’s challenging “Lower Canyon” region, and it’s famously consistent class IV and IV+ whitewater rapids. With only your appetite now larger than the smile on your face, we’ll head back to the RiverBase for some food to end a truly memorable two days of rafting on Canada’s world-renowned Kicking Horse River.

Available: Tuesday/Wednesday and Friday/Saturday from early July to late August.

What is included:

  • All rafting equipment
  • Transportation to and from our RiverBase
  • Lunch on Day 1

Convinced? Call 1-888-302-1117 to Book your Banff Whitewater Rafting vacation now, or use our online booking form!

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