Alpine Rafting had its humble beginnings back in 1984.  34 years later, were one of the largest operators in Western Canada. And our mission is simple. We want to engage our customers in authentic, unforgettable adventures. We endeavour to bring you an unparalleled experience on the Kicking Horse River. In fact, we guarantee it. We believe that our high standards, driven by passion and over three decades of experience, in turn provide the most complete, professional and authentic river experience. Come & discover your next adventure with us.

  • REASONABLE & FAIR PRICING – Alpine Rafting offers extremely affordable Whitewater Rafting tours in the Canadian Rockies – Kicking Horse River.  Our trips are reasonably and fairly priced at $129 Per Person or LESS
  • FREE Rustic Riverside Camping – Alpine Rafting offers Rustic Riverside Camping free of charge to all our customers. A beautiful 25 acre site along the banks of the Kicking Horse River. No quiet hours – More room to roam that you need – and best of all – No Fees! Check out more Photos of our Camping Here!
  • BONUS 4 KM Section of River – As one of the oldest operators, we have been able to secure the best put ins and take outs to access the river. This includes our put in for the Family Whitewater & the Kicking Horse Classic.  We are an exclusively with access to raft within Yoho National Park. If you’re planning on spending a day on the Kicking Horse, it’s well worth joining us and experiencing Yoho National Park in a way on a handful get to do every summer. This 4 km section of river also boasts 3 small rapids that are safe and thrilling for small children. In addition, if we are going to see any wildlife throughout the day , its’ generally within Yoho National Park. The bonus section is not to be missed!!
  • Our Riverside BBQ Lunch is the best. As one of the pioneers of rafting on the Kicking Horse River, we have maintained a beautiful riverside BBQ Lunch area. Our Open concept area boasts plenty of sun and a constant breeze. While other sites occupy slanted, buggy riverbanksa, we have a spacious area to host you and your friends for lunch. We offer the most varied meal options for meat lovers, vegetarians and now vegans! New in 2017, we are offering grilled Salmon as well. Check out the menu here 
  • Dedicated & Returning Management Team – With two Office Managers, two River Managers and an on River Safety Manager, rest assured that your needs are well attended to both on and off the river. For us, word of mouth is paramount. If you have a great day – you’ll tell your friends. We don’t push for online reviews – we invite honest, truthful reviews to be published organically. We are rated #2 on TripAdvisor for Whitewater Rafting on the Kicking Horse River as we let our customers review us – only if they choose to do so.  Truthfully, we’re quite confident you’ll think we’re #1 !
  • Family Oriented – Owning an Adventure Company with 2 young children, we have strived to bring value and break the barriers of Adventure for even the youngest ! Our Family Whitewater is suitable for Ages 4 & up & includes Yoho National Park. With other outfitters, children must be at least 8 or 10 years of age. So families with small children, we have an affordably priced adventure for you!
  • More Choice – No other company has more product offerings than us. From Stand Up Paddleboarding to Inflatable Kayaking to several float tours daily, we have something for everyone. Our passion for rivers – all rivers – is reflected in the quality and selection of tours we offer
  • No Long Bus Rides – The Kicking Horse River is in Golden, BC. Therefore, we are also based out of Golden. Short bus rides to and from the river mean that we can minimize your discomfort and maximize your fun time. Companies travelling to the Kicking Horse River from Alberta do so with generally 2 hours each way of commuting. Let’s leave the commuting back in the city, shall we?
  • Hands-on Owners – The Owners of Alpine – Jimmy & Val – have developed and created all of these tours themselves. Tested on our family & friends first – they personally hone every tour before bringing them to you. They live year round in Golden BC and there is no other guide on the river that has rafted the river more times than Jimmy. This translates into an unequivocal experience as Jimmy & Val bring their passion for whitewater & adventure to their team of Whitewater Professionals.
  • Canadian Signature Experience – In 2016 our Wapta Falls Wild & Scenic Tour was one of a few tours selected from across Canada to be a part of the Canadian Signature Experience Collection. These tours showcare the most unique tours in Canada. We are thrilled one of two rafting outfitters in all of British Columbia to have been designated with this status            Canadian-Signature-Experiences