Ready to begin your trip down the famous Kicking Horse River?

Hydra's raft guides are ready to introduce to the wild rapids you came for. Suit up, grab your paddle, and get ready for adventure!

The Hydra River Base

Launch from the exclusive Hydra River Base, complete with 6 acres of land, flush toilets, change rooms and showers. It's the perfect place to start your adventure.


Kicking Horse History

Journey down the historic Kicking Horse River and learn how it earned its famous name in 1858.

Mild Drop Off

Time for our littlest adventurers to make a safe departure while the rest of the rafting crew continues on to the bigger rapids.


Portage / Shotgun Rapids

These are the class 4 rapids you came for. Portage and Shotgun are the biggest on the river. Get ready to get wet!

Wildlife Spotting 

Get up close and personal with nature and keep an eye out for some of our frequent wildlife visitors along the way.

The Take Out

Your epic day on the water floats to a close. Time to get out and swap stories!

A Day Full of Memories

Your wild ride may be over, but that doesn't mean your adventure is. Head back to the River Base for some great eats, a chance to view professional photos of your trip, and to warm up from your day on the water. Ready for your next adventure? Hydra's always happy to see return guests.

See you on the river!


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