Kicking Horse Classic
Upper and Middle Canyon – 20 kms
This unforgettable journey begins calmly, allowing rafters to familiarize themselves with the raft, paddles and guides commands. Enjoy the serene upper section of the river before heading into the mighty rapids of the middle canyon. As the Canyon narrows, the waves build, taking rafters on whitewater journey through class 4 rapids, finishing 20km downstream!
Enjoy 2 – 2.5 hours of rafting time before heading back to the rafting base to enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch and view a slide show of your rafting photos!
This trip is perfect for the first time rafter. No experience is necessary.
All participants must be over 12 years old and over 90lbs.Show less
Directions from Calgary / Banff / Lake Louise:
Travel west on the Trans Canada Highway (Hwy #1) past Banff and past the Lake Louise turnoff. Keep on the highway and you will pass a town called Field, approx 20 minutes after field you will leave Yoho National Park. Take the next right turn onto Beaver Foot Road (via underpass, off hwy). Look for Hydra signage. Cross over railway tracks and then over a bridge. Turn right onto Kicking Horse Road. Our site is the first driveway on the right, past the cabins with red roofs. Look for the Hydra sign.
Directions from Golden:
Take Hwy #1 East. Pass through the town of Golden. We are located approximately 25 kms or 20 minutes from Golden. Look for a right hand turn called Beaver Foot Road. (A gravel road to your right). Turn right down Beaver Foot Road. Cross over railway tracks and then over a bridge. At the first intersection, turn right onto “Kicking Horse Rd”. Our site is the first driveway on the right, past the cabins with the red roofs. Look for the Hydra sign.
Hydra also offers transportation from Banff for $20 per person plus tax
- State / Region
- Zip / Postcode
- T1L 1A8
- Canada 51.2889762 -118.261851
This tour runs twice daily.
Trip 1: Meet at 9.15am – Sign In – Safety Briefing – Change into wetsuits – Photographs with your rafting group – Head down to the river with your raft and guide – 2 to 2.5 hours of whitewater rafting time – Back to our base for a BBQ Lunch
Trip 2: Meet at 1pm – Sign In – BBQ Lunch – Safety Briefing – Change into wetsuits – Photographs with your rafting group – Head down to the river with your raft and guide – 2 to 2.5 hours of whitewater rafting time – Back to our river base
Tour includes: Wetsuit, Neoprene Booties, Spray Jacket, Life Jacket, Helmet, Paddle and one of our experienced Guides!
All of our tours include a BBQ Lunch – with a choice of either Bison, Chicken or Veggie Burger, Salad, Desserts and Drinks!
All participants should bring their bathing suits, a towel and a bag to keep belongings in whilst out on the river!
If cancelled up to 2 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged. If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the entire activity price may be charged.