Whitewater Rafting Close to Home!

The closest whitewater rafting to Calgary, Banff, and Canmore
40 Years of Rafting
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There's a Chinook Rafting Trip for Everyone

From family fun to The Rockies' most thrilling whitewater experience.
From $130

Kananaskis River Whitewater Rafting Trip

Experience fabulous family fun on the Kananaskis River! With an easy and fun intensity. It's perfect for everyone.

Tends to sell out
Departs daily at 8:15am, 1:30pm · 4 Hrs · Ages 5+
Under 1hr from Calgary
Under 25 min from Canmore
Under 40 min from Banff
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From $135

Horseshoe Canyon Whitewater Rafting Trip

Ride the thrilling rapids through Horseshoe Canyon. Experience exhilarating whitewater on the Bow River with an optional cliff jump.

Departs daily at 8:15am · 4 Hrs · Ages 12+
Under 1hr from Calgary
Under 25 min from Canmore
Under 40 min from Banff
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From $128

Kicking Horse

Conquer the rapids on one of The Rockies’ most thrilling rivers—The Kicking Horse White Water Rafting Trip!

Departs daily at 9:15am, 1:15pm · 3 Hrs · Ages 12+
Under 1hr 20min from Banff
Under 1hr 30min from Canmore
Under 2hr 30min from Calgary
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An Immaculate Safety Record 40 Years & Counting

For 40 years we’ve been leading rafting trips through Alberta down the Bow and Kananaskis Rivers while maintaining an immaculate safety record. We’re fully committed to your safety both on and off the river with our guides that are PROAOA, First Aid, CPR & River Rescue licensed. We work with excellent partners to serve you on the Kicking Horse River trips in B.C.

The Premier Provider of Whitewater Rafting Tours for Canmore, Calgary, and Banff

At Chinook Rafting, we pride ourselves on delivering fun, safe, and adrenaline-pumping whitewater rafting adventures. With more than 40 years of experience, we’ve become the trusted local provider of whitewater rafting in Canmore, Calgary, Banff and the surrounding areas.
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Team Building & Groups

If you are planning a staff incentive trip or meeting retreat, whitewater rafting in Banff offers an exciting opportunity.
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Deals & Specials

Is it one of the kid’s birthdays? Booking other activities? We have a variety of specials you can benefit from.
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Great Careers

Looking for an exciting career this summer? Why not spend it outdoors working with the fun and talented team behind Chinook Rafting!
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