Golden, BC: Your Dream Whitewater Rafting Location
Itching for a mountain getaway and on the hunt for adventure? Located just a short drive from Banff, Alberta, Golden, BC is the perfect spot for outdoor exploration and is home to the famous Kicking Horse River. With some of the best rapids North America has to offer and plenty of natural beauty to take in, Golden is the perfect destination for outdoor adventure. Learn more about the town of Golden, as well as Hydra’s many available trips, below!
Welcome To Golden
Nestled in the gorgeous Canadian Rockies, Golden, BC is the perfect playground for lovers of the great outdoors. Surrounded by six of Canada’s most stunning national parks (Yoho, Glacier, Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Mt. Revelstoke), there are endless ways to get your fix of natural beauty with countless trails, waterfalls, lakes and heritage sites. Whether you’re staying in Banff and in search of nearby day trips to expand your room to explore or want to vacation away from the typical locales, Golden is an ideal fit for everyone!
Ready for the adventure of a lifetime? One of the most popular reasons for visiting Golden is the rushing rapids of the Kicking Horse River. As one of North America’s most renowned spots for whitewater rafting, countless visitors flock to the shores of this mighty river each season. The Kicking Horse features Class I-IV rapids, treating rafters to thrills around every bend, and is sure to delight everyone from the littlest explorers all the way up to seasoned experts.
Experience You Can Trust
With over 30 years on the Kicking Horse, Hydra’s team of guides know just how important safety is on the water. From making sure you have the best equipment to training you on the ways of the raft, we’ve got you covered!
Plenty of Adventures To Choose From
First time on the water? Hoping to hone your well-practiced skills? No problem! Hydra River Guides offers multiple trips for rafters of all experience levels. From the popular Kicking Horse Classic to the gentler waters of our Mild tour (perfect for little ones!), the Hydra team makes it easy for everyone to conquer the wild! Once you’re done, take on the many additional sites of Golden, including the infamous grizzly bear rescue, the Banff Gondola, and more.
What Are You Waiting For?
Grab your paddle and let’s get ready to conquer the water! Contact Hydra River Guides to book your day on the river now!
Book Before March 31 for 20% off our most popular trip, the Kicking Horse Classic!