HELI RAFTING – THE ULTIMATE ADVENTURE

The Ultimate Adventure is the ideal trip for anyone wanting the most extreme adventure. Not only is it our complete rafting experience, it includes a helicopter ride to get to the biggest whitewater on the river – the famous Lower Canyon.

The only way to access the Lower Canyon is by air, so we’re excited to be combining two amazing experiences in one.

The Ultimate Adventure is the only trip that rafts all three sections of the Kicking Horse River, and it provides the best whitewater in the Canadian Rockies.

Take in the spectacular scenery of different valleys and canyons – from both the water and the air!

The day starts off as a beautiful meandering float through the Beaverfoot Valley, on the doorstep of Yoho National Park. It includes a short stop to take in a cascading waterfall before stopping for our riverside lunch.

In the afternoon you continue downstream through the Middle Canyon, then it’s a heli ride to access the Lower Canyon!

You’ll fly through the mountains and up the Kicking Horse River gaining a birds-eye view of what you’re about to paddle. With over 5 km of continuous class 4, these two white water sections live up to their reputation - this is rafting at its best!

Finish your day back at our base, and relax around a fire with your guide, fellow rafters and a complimentary cold beverage.

This trip is only offered on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays and space is limited. Book as soon as possible to secure your seats!

There is also the option to run the rapids of the middle canyon twice. If you're interested in this option instead, give us a call. The cost is $169 per person.

*On Saturdays in July and August, and on Sunday July 31st, the Ultimate Adventure starts at 12:30 p.m. and will finish around 7:00 p.m. On Sundays and Wednesdays this trip starts at 10:00 a.m. and finishes around 4:30 p.m.

* The Kicking Horse lower canyon can only be run at specific water levels, and it will be closed at certain times throughout the summer when the water becomes too high for us to safely run it. When this occurs, we run the middle canyon whitewater section twice. Not to worry though – at high water, the middle canyon is as big as it gets!

*This trip is non-refundable from the time of booking. Due to the commitment required on our part with the heli provider we cannot issue a refund for any reason.

*We need a minimum number of people to raft the lower canyon. If those numbers are not met, we will not be able to heli into the lower canyon. If minimum numbers are not met you will not be charged for the lower canyon portion of the trip, or for the heli flight.

* Price is also subject to a $3.00 Land Use Fee and 5% GST per person.

STARTS

Sat. 12:30 pm, Sun. & Wed. 10:00 am
DISTANCE
RAFTED

32 km
INCLUDES
LUNCH

yes
COST

$268
ENDS

Sat. 7:00 pm, Sun. & Wed. 4:30 pm
TIME ON
WATER

3 - 4 hrs
INCLUDES
SNACK

yes
MIN. AGE

16
THIS TRIP IS FOR YOU IF
THIS TRIP IS NOT FOR YOU IF
You want to raft and ride in a helicopter!
You are under the age of 16
You want the most complete on water experience
You are on a time crunch
You want to raft the most whitewater we can offer
You’re not looking to experience any whitewater
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Thrilled to be part of the inaugural heli-rafting group! It was efficient, organized & SO much fun! Thank you Glacier for finding an exciting solution to a difficult dilemma. Was great to get to the lower canyon again. The white water was even better than expected!

Sheryes2004, Trip Advisor