Endless Summer!

We still have whitewater rafting on the Kananaskis River right up until the 17th September 2017. The weather looks great this week, so make sure that another activity gets knocked off your summer bucket list! Book NOW on this link!


Wildfire near Banff

A wildfire was detected in the Verdant Creek area of Kootenay National Park on July 15, 2017 and has grown since it was first detected and spread to Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park. Kootenay National Park, Banff National Park and Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park are very close to each other in that area. While there are…


Father’s Day Special

Treat your Dad for Father’s Day/Week! When at least one full paying adult books, you can give your DAD a FREE rafting trip. Valid now until June 23rd 2017. Reservations are required, just book online at and use promo code RAFTINGDAD Details: Valid for the Horseshoe Canyon and the Kananaskis River trips. Dates valid:…


Kananaskis River Surf Trip

Whitewater rafting and surfing combined is what we call the THE KANANASKIS RIVER SURF TRIP, a whitewater rafitng trip on the Kananaskis river with added extra ‘surfs’. ‘Surfing’ is a fun technique utilized by the guides to steer the rafts back into the rapids and stay riding the waves rather than just paddling through them…


We are open for Summer 2017 rafting season!

We are stoked to be back out on the water, it’s really what we wait all winter to do. The team is all ready to go, and you can meet our 2017 team on our About Chinook page – some old faces and some new faces. We can’t wait to show you our passion and…


Moms Raft for FREE on Mother’s Day

All MOMs raft for FREE on Mother’s Day 14th May 2017! Reservations are required, just book online at and use promo code RAFTINGMOM Valid for the Horseshoe Canyon and the Kananaskis River. Details: Date valid: 14th May 2017. Rivers that this promo applies to: Horseshoe Canyon and the Kananaskis River. Booking process: Must book…


Opening Date is 12th May 2017 for Rafting

We will be running daily on the Kananaskis River and Horseshoe Canyon for our half day whitewater rafting trips starting May 12th 2017. We are the closest whitewater rafting to Banff, Canmore and Calgary, our meeting location is only 45 minutes drive from Banff & Calgary and 25 minutes drive from Canmore.


Summer is not over!

We still have 2 weeks left of rafting on the Kananaskis River for summer 2016. This photo was taken yesterday (7th September 2016) out on the river, we are still having such beautiful days and enjoying getting wet from head to toe with other like minded outdoor enthusiasts. Our guides really want to show you…


YouTube Playlist

If you want to check out the action on the our whitewater rafting trips, here are some clips on YouTube.

One of our favorites clips is this one – Chinook Rafting at 1:10secs.

If you want your clip to be added to our playlist just email


TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

We are so excited to have received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence again in 2016 (we have received this 6 years in a row) and it is a true source of pride for the entire team at Chinook Rafting. We’d like to thank all of our past guests who took the time to review us…