Whitewater Rafting Tours in Canada

Canada’s Best River Rafting Trips on the Kicking Horse River in Banff, Alberta & BC

Banff Raft Tours At Their Best!

Owners Ted Bilton and Liz Webber.

Owners Ted Bilton and Liz Webber.

BANFF/LAKE LOUISE, ALBERTA, Canada – Welcome to Wild Water! For over 22 years, guests just like you have enjoyed Banff whitewater rafting day-trips and multi-day Banff rafting trips on the famous Kicking Horse River, near Banff National Park and Golden, British Columbia.

Our Banff rafting trips are perfect for singles, couples, families and groups, and all abilities and ages, from 8 to 88 and make for the ideal rafting trips in Canada.

Most Popular Rafting Trips in Alberta & BC!

Full & Half Day Rafting Trips

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Weddings/Stags/Stagettes

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Corporate Rafting Trips

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Family Reunion Rafting Trips

Wide Range of Rafting Options For Everyone

The most popular daily Alberta / British Columbia rafting trips are available from mid-May to mid-September and we have trips designed for first-timers, experienced rafters and nature-loving families. For rafting trips in Banff, and rafting trips in Lake Louise, we’ve got what you are looking for!

Choose from a variety of exciting white water rafting trips and milder river journeys. River rafting trips range from our popular daily half-day rafting trips, our full day rafting tripss, or our gentle rafting trips.

Ted Bilton, World Rafting Editor

Ted Bilton
Owner/operator, guide.

Look who’s been rafting with Wild Water!

Olympic Gold Medal winners, NHL, NFL and MLB professionals, Hollywood celebs, Government Leaders, Royal Family members, Rock and Country music stars, Fortune 500 company owners, PGA and LPGA tour players, Heavyweight boxing legends and tens of thousands of others, all sharing the best of banff tours and BC rafting trips.

Got a Group? No Problem!

We can easily accommodate your adventure travel groups of 12 to 100 for a full day of rafting – perfect trips for businesses, schools, youth, church and social groups. You’ll love our group rates, starting with just 8 rafters. Check out our new Corporate Play Day for groups from Calgary!

Watch Wild Water in Action in Banff National Park!


An inside look at the Wild Water Rafting base camp as it tears down the Kicking Horse River. Learn about the Kicking Horse River, where it is, and why it’s great for whitewater rafters of all skill levels. Join Wild Water rafting guide, Bruce and prepare to get wet with Wild Water Adventures!

Kicking Horse River Facts

  • The river was named in 1858, when James Hector, a member of the Palliser Expedition, was kicked by his packhorse while exploring the river.
  • The Kicking Horse is a classic glacier fed mountain river with beautiful surrounding topography.
  • The Kicking Horse River is blessed with an abundance of wildlife along its corridor.

Ensuring You Have a Fun Rafting Trip

wwa_footer_looking_in_usAfter your whitewater rafting adventure, you can enjoy the comfort, warmth and security of our RiverBase day lodge. Your professional, friendly rafting guides are here to ensure you have a fun and secure trip. You’ll be provided clean and dry quality equipment, delicious food and unforgettable whitewater rafting near Lake Louise. Wild Water should be your choice for Alberta rafting trips British Columbia rafting in the Canadian Rockies and for rafting on the Kicking Horse River.

wwa_footer_gay_friendly_flagVisit our main office in the historic Chateau Lake Louise in one of the most spectacular settings in the Canadian Rockies and Banff National Park. Our “Rafting Reservationists” are ready to answer your questions and assist you with your trip planning. See you on the river!