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2017 marks Hydra River Guides 31st year of rafting! 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, 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.

170,000 rafters can't be wrong.
Are you ready to join us on the Kicking Horse River?

Father's Day on the Kicking Horse

Stuck on what to get dad for Father’s Day (June 18th, in case you forgot) this year? If a round of golf, tie, or barbecue tongs aren’t quite Pop’s speed, you might just win bonus points for coming up with a rafting adventure.

Welcome to the 2017 Rafting Season!

The Hydra River Guides team is excited to welcome you to the 2017 rafting season! Our staff is returning for another on the river, and as of May 15th, Hydra is thrilled to guide visitors down the infamous Kicking Horse River.