WHICH RIVER IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

You’ve finally convinced yourself to go whitewater rafting. Now what? We know that selecting the right river can be a bit overwhelming so we have helpful hints on choosing the right trip to fit your needs and experience level for you and your group and family.

Are you traveling solo or going with a group? Do you want big adventure with big whitewater, or are you more of a beginner? How far do you want to travel? How long have you got? We’ve asked all of these questions and more to help you choose the adventure that’s right for you.

Have more questions? Contact our team at info@chinookrafting.com or 1-866-330-7238 or see our Frequently Asked Questions page.


Rivers

COMPARE RAFTING TRIPS 

Rapids Class

Season

Time

River Type

River Time

Minimum Age

Highlight

Photos

Meal

Distance from Banff

Distance from Calgary

kananaskis river


Fun n Splashy

$110 adult (16+)
$70 child (5-15)

2 - 3

13 May - 11 September

1:30pm

Dam controlled

1.5 - 2 hours

5 years

Optional river swim

Free professional photos

Snacks and refreshments

45 minutes

50 minutes

horsehoe canyon


ADVENTURE


$115 ADULT (12+)

3 - 4

13 May - 4 September

8:15am

Snowmelt / seasonal

1.5 - 2 hours

12 years

Optional cliff jump

Free professional photos

Snacks and refreshments

45 minutes

50 minutes

kicking horse


wild


$128 adult (12+)

1 - 4

To be confirmed for 2022

9:15am, 1:15pm

Snowmelt / seasonal

2 hours

12 years

Optional river swim

Available to purchase

To be confirmed for 2022

1.5 hours

3 hours

THERE'S A RIVER FOR EVERYONE

Great family day out with children on the Kananaskis River with Chinook Rafting in the Canadian Rockies
Fun n Splashy

Kananaskis River

Fabulous Family Fun on the Kananaskis River. This river offers everyone aged 5-95 years an exciting, splashy whitewater rafting adventure.
1:30pm
4 Hrs
5+
Class 4 rapids on the Horseshoe Canyon section of the Bow River with Chinook Rafting in the Canadian Rockies
Adventure

Horseshoe Canyon

Truly thrilling rapids through Horseshoe Canyon. Experience exhilarating whitewater on the Bow River, with optional cliff jumping for the adventurous.
8:15am
4 Hrs
12+
Experience whitewater thrills on the Kicking Horse Classic Whitewater Rafting Tour with Chinook Rafting in the Canadian Rockies
Wild

Kicking Horse River

A fun-filled day of soaking waves on the Kicking Horse River. This is the Rockies' most thrilling whitewater rafting experience.
9:15am, 1:15pm
3 Hrs
12+

LATEST NEWS

Group whitewater rafting with Chinook Rafting

That's a wrap!

We'd like to say a huge thanks to our amazing team and everyone that joined us on the river this summer.
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DON'T MISS

Dabbing fun on the Horseshoe Canyon with Chinook Rafting in the Canadian Rockies

Team Building & Groups

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

Children love the Kananaskis River rapids with Chinook Rafting in the Canadian Rockies

Deals & Specials

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

Thank you for supporting Chinook Rafting in the Canadian Rockies

Great Careers

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

#CHINOOKRAFTING

Happy last day of our rafting season!
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End of a sweet season on the Kananaskis 👌 Thankful for how much time I got on the water this season and for a new community of dirt bag friends on the river. 

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We love capturing expressions like these on our rafting trips! Our photographer seems to have a real knack for it.
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Happy Hump Day! We have the perfect way to get you through to Friday... 🌊
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There's simply no better feeling! 
Our last rafting trip through the Horseshoe Canyon is today - but there's still a week left to join our family-friendly Kananaskis River.
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See that empty seat? It's just for you!
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Now that was FUN!!!! 🤗🤗 #whitewaterrafting #chinookrafting #kanaskisriver #amazingalberta #albertacanada #youonlyliveonce❤️ #lovemyboys #momofboys💙 #summeradventures