Big waves, rushing rapids, wicked whitewater.

This is the Kicking Horse River, the best whitewater rafting experience from Banff. Hydra River Guides is proud to introduce you to the river we call home. No matter what kind of adventurer you are, we've got you covered. Set among some of the most stunning scenery, rafting gives you the opportunity to breathe in the fresh mountain air, get splashed by glacier water and the chance to simply enjoy the great outdoors!



Kicking Horse Classic

Most Popular

$115 - $129

per person

Departure Times:

Daily: 9:30am & 1:30pm


2 hours on water
3 hours in total duration

Trip best for:

First-time rafters and those over 12 yrs and 90 lbs

Raft all the rapids on the river. This unforgettable journey begins calmly, then it’s onto the mighty rapids the Kicking Horse is famous for. As the canyon narrows, the waves build, drenching rafters in continuous rapids finishing 20 km downstream. This is the best trip on the river. Hands down.

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Tackle the rapids as a group!‚Äč

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