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

KANANASKIS RIVER - Fabulous Family Fun. This river offers the novice a thrilling and fun intro to whitewater rafting. Winding
8:15am, 1:30pm
4 Hours
Surf the Kananaskis River with Chinook Rafting in the Canadian Rockies
Adventure

Kananaskis Surf Trip

KANANASKIS SURF TRIP - Experience some of Canada’s finest whitewater like never before.  Classic rapids, with a twist! This half-day
8:15am
4 Hours

Kicking Horse River

KICKING HORSE RIVER - Fun full day of soaking waves. The Rockies' most thrilling whitewater rafting with Class 1-4 rapids.
9:30am, 1:30pm
4 Hours

Raft + Horseback Ride Package

Combo Package; raft along the family-friendly Kananaskis River, then saddle up for a scenic Bow River horseback ride. Included: Kananaskis
8+
Jun-Sep

Raft + Chairlift Package

Combo Package; raft along the family-friendly Kananaskis River then soar to 7,000 for spectacular views over Banff. Included: Kananaskis River
5+
Jun-Sep

Raft + Via Ferrata Package

Combo Package; raft along the family-friendly Kananaskis River, then take a guided high-alpine climb at Mt Norquay. Included: Kananaskis River
12+
Jun-Sep
A Little About Us

CHINOOK RAFTING

For 30+ years, we’ve been leading rafting trips down the Horseshoe and Kananaskis Rivers and have 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.

And we’re the closest whitewater rafting from Banff, Canmore & Calgary so you’ll spend more time on the water, and less time getting there.

LATEST NEWS

Rafting with friends on the Kananaskis Surf Trip

We are open!

As of June 19, we are officially open for the 2020 summer season! We are stoked to be back out on the water, it's really
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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 kids birthdays? Booking a group larger than 9 people? 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!

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Rafting on Canada Day sure has Ryan's seal of appr Rafting on Canada Day sure has Ryan's seal of approval!! Stoked to be on the river today!

#CanadaDay #ForSureEh #OurHeroRyan #chinook #chinookrafting #whitewater #yyc #mybanff #canmore #ab #travelalberta
White water rafting brings the heartrate up and sm White water rafting brings the heartrate up and smiles all around. The Kananaskis River delivers so much fun and excitement! We’ve been working with Chinookrafting to bring family friendly (and Covid friendly) trips this season. This river slices right between Calgary and Banff, making it an easy day trip for those wishing to have a different type of thrill. 
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In the late 1800’s, Logs used to bounce down this river as the Kananaskis was used to bring wood from the mountain slopes to the Bow River to help supply Calgary. 
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Kananaskis is the best name isn’t it?! Don’t forget to ask your guide where it comes from?
Aaaaaaaaannnnnddd...... relax... take your zen raf Aaaaaaaaannnnnddd...... relax... take your zen rafting

#zenmastertheo #innertreasurechestofstories 
#chinookrafting #chinook # #AreYouReady #RaftersAreAwesome #StrongerTogether #oneloveoneriver #raftinggram #RiverFamily #WeAreIRF
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Our wonderful guide Maven misses rafting with you, Our wonderful guide Maven misses rafting with you, but she is staying in the vibe by taking her old friends to the river. And look how happy they all are!
Good news for you and for Maven!! We are OPENING on June 19th!! Huzzah!! #6MoreSleepsUntilOpening

You can learn more about the adjustments we've made this summer here: https://chinookrafting.com/covid19-practices/

#June19 #worththewait #STOKED #ChinookRafting #Chinook #Opening  #WonderfulMaven #TravelAlberta #whitewater #waitwater #yyc #rafting
Our legendary guides are remaining calm and relaxe Our legendary guides are remaining calm and relaxed during the wait for rafting. 
They are using their time wisely by digging deep and concentrating hard on which stories they'll tell first when our boats hit the water again! 
Ha, they might even add a joke! #anythingsispossible 
#zenmastertheo #innertreasurechestofstories 
#chinookrafting #chinook #whitewater #waitwater
We hope your May long weekend is awesome! Not raf We hope your May long weekend is awesome!

Not rafting is challenging for our guides, but they understand, and they are finding alternatives like the champions they are! #lockdownlife

Any other year, May long is our season-opening weekend. We're looking forward to white water rafting again when it's ok to do so, but we know it's not just yet... Of course we'll let you know when we know more!

#chinookrafting #chinook #whitewater #waitwater #travelalberta
I couldn’t thinking of a better way to spend my I couldn’t thinking of a better way to spend my birthday. We had such a great time with chinookrafting yesterday, a perfect social distancing activity during this different time.
Fun times! . . #summertime #whitewater #forwardpad Fun times!
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#summertime #whitewater #forwardpaddle #cliffjumping #bucketlist #whynot #calgary