The Kootenay offers up the best family whitewater rafting trip in the Canadian Rockies and includes a morning snack and our traditional riverside rafting lunch. Great for kids as young as five. Grandparents are welcome.
We take a shore break and serve a snack and our traditional deli lunch on the Full Day. Our mountain weather is changeable, so please bring warm jackets or sweaters, sun screen and hats. Don’t forget your camera! Please be at our office in Radium by 8:40 am.
For the Full Day Trip, we depart from our Radium Hot Springs office at 9:00am and return by 5:00pm.
For a Half Day Trip, we depart from our Radium office at 9:00am and return by 1:30pm.
Location: 4987 Hwy. # 93 Radium Hot Springs
Directions from Banff:
- Allow 1.45 hours for drive.
- Drive west on Hwy# 1 to Junction of Hwy # 93 Radium Hot Springs.
- You’ll drive through Kootenay National Park, After passing the west gate of Kootenay Park, drive another 1 Km.
- Turn right at the Kootenay River Runners sign. ( The office is across from the Gateway Motel)
Directions from Panorama:
- Drive down the hill towards Invermere.
- Turn left towards Hwy.#95.
- Follow road to Hwy#95.
- Turn left at lights.
- In Radium, turn right at 4- way stop.
- Drive 0.5km to Kootenay River Runners office on left.
Kootenay River Runners makes every effort to ensure a safe trip. However, due to the nature of the sport, neither the Company nor owners nor personnel shall be responsible for any damages, injuries, losses, delays, or expenses whether to person or property. You must acknowledge these risks in river running by signing a liability release prior to departure. All participants under 19 years of age must have a Release of Liability form signed by a parent or legal guardian.
Rain Pants and Rain Jackets, river shoes and life jackets and wet suits for smaller children. Please dress appropriately for the weather and bring a warm fleece jacket or sweater as well as sun hats and sun screen. Smaller children will need swim suits to wear under the wet suits. A snack is served on the Half Day trip and a snack and lunch are served on the Full Day Trip.
We have a 48 hour cancellation policy for full refund. No refund will be given within 48 hours of the trip. For groups of 10 or more, no refund will be given within 5 days of the trip. In the unlikely event that Kootenay River Runners must cancel a trip due to conditions beyond our control, alternate dates or full refunds will be given as preferred.