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Alpine Rafting is located at Golden, British Columbia in the beautiful Canadian Rockies. We offer the biggest whitewater thrills closest to Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper & More. When travelling to the Canadian Rockies for your Summer Vacation, make the drive to the Kicking Horse River in order to experience the biggest & best Whitewater Rafting the Canadian Rockies has to offer. Below are directions from Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper & Calgary

Canadian Rockies Whitewater Rafting

The best place to enjoy Whitewater Rafting near the Canadian Rockies is hands down on the Kicking Horse River. With affordable Gentle Family Rafting & Class 4+ Thrills, this river can really do it all!  The Kicking Horse is considered the Premiere Whitewater Rafting River in the Canadian Rockies, and if you are planning to spend a day on the water, this is 100% the river you want to be on! Plan on a one hour drive on the beautiful & scenic Trans Canada Highway. Plan an extra 1 hour each way if you would like to check out the following Canadian Rockies must do’s : Experience intimate dining and great shopping in the  small mountain hamlet of Field, BC as well as the top three attractions in Yoho National Park ( The Natural Bridge, Takakkaw Falls, and Emerald Lake )

Getting from the Canadian Rockies to the Kicking Horse River

The Kicking Horse is considered the Premiere Whitewater Rafting River in the Canadian Rockies, and if you are planning to spend a day on the water, this is 100% the river you want to be on! Plan on a one hour drive on the beautiful & scenic Trans Canada Highway. Plan an extra 1 hour each way if you would like to check out the following Canadian Rockies must do’s : Experience intimate dining and great shopping in the  small mountain hamlet of Field, BC as well as the top three attractions in Yoho National Park ( The Natural Bridge, Takakkaw Falls, and Emerald Lake )

from Banff Alberta

If you are looking for the best Whitewater Rafting near Banff, Alberta, we highly recommend this two hour drive for an unforgettable day on the Kicking Horse River. Travel thru. Bonus! Plan an extra 1 hour each way if you would like to check out the following Canadian Rockies must do’s : Experience intimate dining and great shopping in the  small mountain hamlet of Field, BC as well as the top three attractions in Yoho National Park ( The Natural Bridge, Takakkaw Falls, and Emerald Lake )

from Canmore Alberta

If you are looking for the best Whitewater Rafting near Canmore, Alberta, we highly recommend this two hour drive for an unforgettable day on the Kicking Horse River. Travel thru. Bonus! Plan an extra 1 hour each way if you would like to check out the following Canadian Rockies must do’s : Experience intimate dining and great shopping in the  small mountain hamlet of Field, BC as well as the top three attractions in Yoho National Park ( The Natural Bridge, Takakkaw Falls, and Emerald Lake )

From Jasper, Alberta 

Travelling from Jasper, Alberta to raft the Kicking Horse River is well worth the drive. The drive takes 4 hours, however you do travel through three of Canada’s Most Famous National Parks. Plan to set out early in the morning as this is your best chance of viewing a wide variety of wildlife on the Icefields Parkway. The trip takes 4 hours, so we recommend planning a nights stay nearby ( Golden, BC or Lake Louise, AB)Plan an extra 1 hour each way if you would like to check out the following Canadian Rockies must do’s : Experience intimate dining and great shopping in the  small mountain hamlet of Field, BC as well as the top three attractions in Yoho National Park ( The Natural Bridge, Takakkaw Falls, and Emerald Lake )

From Calgary Alberta

Travelling from Calgary, Alberta to raft the Kicking Horse River is how you will experience the best Whitewater Rafting in the Canadian Rockies. The drive takes 3 hours, & you do travel through three of Canada’s Most Famous National Parks. Plan to set out early in the morning as this is your best chance of viewing a wide variety of wildlife on the Icefields Parkway. The trip takes 4 hours, so we recommend planning a nights stay nearby ( Golden, BC or Lake Louise, AB)Plan an extra 1 hour each way if you would like to check out the following Canadian Rockies must do’s : Experience intimate dining and great shopping in the  small mountain hamlet of Field, BC as well as the top three attractions in Yoho National Park ( The Natural Bridge, Takakkaw Falls, and Emerald Lake )Banff, Alberta was advertised as a resort town in 1883 when hot springs were discovered by railway workers.

Why Should I book a Whitewater Rafting Trip While Staying in the Canadian Rockies? 

  • The Kicking Horse River is renowned as the Whitewater Gem of the Canadian Rockies. It offers the best Rafting in the Canadian Rockies
  • You will not find any better whitewater experience than can be found on the Kicking Horse River while staying in the Canadian Rockies
  • The Kicking Horse has sustained water levels all season long, and it will not disappoint!
  • Travelling from Banff to the Kicking Horse River is easy, and allows you to experience an extra National Park on your Vacation.
  • Yoho National Park is filled with incredible attractions situated close to the highway.
  • Enjoy a rafting trip with us within Yoho National Park
  • Attractions such as Takakkaw Falls, Emerald Lake, and the Natural bridge are all located within a few minutes drive of the Kicking Horse River and can be easily added to your drive to and from the Kicking Horse River