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Experience the Canadian Rockies with Hydra River Guides

Adventure is calling, are you ready to answer? Warm weather and sunny days are finally here, and there’s no better way to make the most of Canadian Summers than exploring the beautiful wilderness the country has to offer. For over 30 years, Hydra River Guides has welcomed adventure seekers from all over Alberta (and the world) to our corner of the Rocky Mountains. Located just 75 minutes away from the bustling mountain town of Banff, Golden BC is home to some of the best white water rapids that Canada has to offer, making it a must-visit destination for anyone looking to up their fun this summer!

With breathtaking views, epic class I-IV rapids, and plenty of laughs just waiting to be had, there’s no better way to make the best of our warm weather than tackling the Kicking Horse with Hydra River Guides! If you’ve never rafted before and are looking to make memories that will last a lifetime, below are a few details you need to know!

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Experience the Canadian Rockies with Hydra River Guides
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Rocky Mountain Wonder: Kicking Horse Adventures with Hydra River Guides

Are you planning a family escape to the Alberta Rockies this summer and wondering how you can make the most of your time in the mountains? While the team at Hydra River Guides is best known for our rafting expertise and tend to think that a day on the water is one of the best ways to experience the Rockies (can you blame us?), there are endless ways to experience the natural beauty and wonder that make up this incredible part of our big “backyard”.

Banff and its surrounding communities, including Golden, BC, where Hydra is based, attract countless guests each year, all looking to make the most of Alberta’s biggest outdoor playground. With countless hiking trails, viewpoints, attractions and plenty of ways to relax, it’s no wonder that the Rockies are a favourite vacation spot for Albertans from all provinces. Whether you’re a diehard thrill seeker that’s looking to spend your time jumping into heart-pumping adventures or are hoping to take things a little slower, relax, and soak in the natural beauty, Banff and Golden have plenty of ways to keep you satisfied. To help you make the most of your time in the mountains this summer below is a shortlist of some of the best ways to let your inner adventurer shine!

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Rocky Mountain Wonder: Kicking Horse Adventures with Hydra River Guides
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Kick it in Style on the Kicking Horse with Hydra River Guides

Planning a Rocky Mountain getaway this summer and hoping to recharge surrounded by natural beauty? If your ideal way of unwinding is by focusing your energy on an epic adventure, there’s no better way to relax in the wild than by tackling the Kicking Horse River. Located in gorgeous Golden, BC (just 75 minutes away from Banff), the Kicking Horse has everything you need for an epic day on the river. From breathtaking views to rushing waters just waiting to be conquered, spending the day in Golden is the perfect way to make the most of your time in the Rockies. Learn more about why you need to take on the Kicking Horse River this summer below!

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Kick it in Style on the Kicking Horse with Hydra River Guides
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What You Need to Know About ATVing in Golden

Machines, mountains and beautiful views are what you'll experience on an ATV tour in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Go further up into the mountains and discover areas that are out of reach on foot with excursions that last from 2-5 hours. Here are some tips you should keep in mind on an ATV tour in Golden.

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What You Need to Know About ATVing in Golden
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Stay and Play in Golden BC This Summer!

Are you and the family getting ready to make the most of summer 2021? With warm weather on the way and endless places to explore, the perfect adventure is just around the corner! Located just 75 minutes from the mountain hotspot of Banff, Golden BC is one of Canada’s hidden gems and home to some of the most incredible experiences (not to mention views!) in the Rockies.

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Stay and Play in Golden BC This Summer!
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First Time Rafters FAQs: What You Need to Know!

Summer is just around the corner! Are you ready to shake off the winter blues and make 2021 your year for adventure? With one of Canada’s biggest playgrounds calling your name, there’s never been a better time to take a walk on the wild side and experience the thrill of white water rafting on the Kicking Horse River!

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First Time Rafters FAQs: What You Need to Know!
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Golden Days with Hydra River Guides

Feeling a little stir crazy and ready to let loose with a wild adventure in the Canadian Rockies this summer? Don’t miss out on an incredible opportunity to explore Canada’s stunning natural “backyard” in 2021 with the help of Hydra River Guides. Located just 75 minutes away from Banff in Golden, BC, our team of wild water experts has welcomed guests to the Kicking Horse for over 30 years, and with competitively priced packages, making the most of your adventure has never been easier. Learn more below!

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Golden Days with Hydra River Guides
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Book A Boat With Hydra River Guides

Summer is just around the corner, and that means long sunny days filled with adventure are calling your name. If you’re looking for the ultimate chance to get down with nature and experience the Canadian Rockies this year, the Kicking Horse River is the place to be! Home to rushing water, big waves, and plenty of fun, Hydra River Guides is ready to welcome you to this incredible piece of natural paradise and help you experience the thrill of a lifetime, all from the convenience of a cohort exclusive raft. Learn more about our book a boat program, as well as the Kicking Horse River, below!

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Book A Boat With Hydra River Guides