River Levels on the Horseshoe Canyon

Our Operations Team out at the river are at present monitoring the water levels on the Bow river, which is the river we run the Horseshoe Canyon rafting trip on, and the river level is fluctuating. There is a possibility that if it gets too high we may have to opt for an alternative river for safety reasons. A…


We are open for Summer 2018 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 2018 team on our About Chinook page – some old faces and some new faces. We can’t wait to show you our passion and…


Opening date for summer 2018 is 11th May 2018

Even when we are skiing in all this amazing powder that our local ski hills in Banff are getting, we are always thinking about getting back out on our rivers. More snow means more snow melt fun! 11th May 2018 is only 3 months away – yay! We are the closest whitewater rafting to Banff, Canmore…


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. See valid dates below. Reservations are required, just book online at chinookrafting.com and use promo code RAFTINGDAD Details: Valid for the Horseshoe Canyon and the Kananaskis River trips. Dates valid: 10th June…


Moms Raft for FREE on Mother’s Day

What do Mom’s really want for Mother’s day? the top answer is family time. So why not get the whole family together and treat your Mom (it’s FREE) during our Mother’s Day/Week deal. All Mom’s raft for FREE during the week of the 11th May to 18th May 2018, when at least one full paying adult…

Guide School

Raft Guides Course

We also have our Raft Guides Course coming up, so don’t miss out, leave your desk job behind and come join us for 10 great days of fun, adventure & learning on the river. Whether you wish to be a professional raft guide or just want to improve your own personal river skills, this is…


Kananaskis River Surf Trip

Whitewater rafting and surfing combined is what we call the THE KANANASKIS RIVER SURF TRIP, a whitewater rafting 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…


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 lucy@chinookrafting.com


Chinook Rafting wants you to have FUN!

The hardest part about going white water rafting is choosing which river to tackle.  So, how do you choose? I would say that the one thing to remember is that the object is to have as much fun as you can, and not necessarily to see how big you can go.  It’s an idea that…