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2016 marks Hydra River Guides 30th year of rafting! Help us celebrate our 30th anniversary by joining us on a trip down the Kicking Horse River. The Kicking Horse River boasts big waves, continuous rapids and a guaranteed good time! With 4 rafting trips on offer, ranging from our mild, family trip to our popular Kicking Horse Classic and the Ultimate (Double Whitewater trip), Hydra River Guides has a trip to suit all abilities and budgets.

Conveniently located a short drive from Calgary, Banff, Lake Louise, Canmore, Radium Hot Springs and Revelstoke, the private Hydra River Guides river base provides a safe, comfortable and scenic environment for you to start and end your Kicking Horse rafting adventure. Come and see why Hydra is the biggest and best rafting company on the river.

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The Kicking Horse River: 3 Fun Facts

The stunning Kicking Horse River is known for rushing rapids, it’s unusual name and is synonymous­­ with adventures for thrill seekers and families alike. As one of the most popular spots for rafting in the area, Hydra River Guides would like to share three interesting facts about the river we know and love!

​Make a Splash, Take the Plunge: Rafting Stags and Stagettes

There’s no better way to get ready for your next ‘big adventure’ than by hitting the rapids. After all, whitewater rafting is a lot like marriage: exciting, unique each trip, sometimes a little bumpy, but always one heck of a ride! Here are a few quick answers for those considering this once in a lifetime way of celebrating their upcoming marriage.