By Rich Webb
ALBERTA, CANADA – Adrenaline seekers that take vacations to Alberta, Canada have a bevy of options; whitewater rafting, zip lining or ATV riding. Or, better yet, combine two or all three of the activities into one big event in the midst of the scenic Canadian Rockies!
Combination packages are offered by various agencies in and around Banff. In Alberta, these packages usually feature rafting on the Kicking Horse River with its Class 4 rapids. With its glacier-fed rapids that run past the town of Field, and westward toward the town of Golden and the Columbia River, it increases its strength to help make it the perfect spot for world-class whitewater rafting in Canada (Travel only 30 minutes from Field on the Trans Canada Highway to access premier river rafting in the Canadian Rockies).
After a morning of rafting experience the rush of a zip line tour, flying through the stunning Canadian Rockies. Or, explore the the Canadian Rockies, cross the raging Kicking Horse River and view the breathtaking Wapta Falls, on a 4 x 4 all-terrain vehicle (ATV).
Zip Line, ATV and White Water Rafting
Rafting and Zip Line deals:
Experience the rush of a zip Line tour, while enjoying the scenery of the Canadian Rockies. Tours include 3 dual zip lines that descend down the mountainside at speeds over 50 km per hour, landing at the rafting base. Spend the afternoon rafting down the Kicking Horse River with rapids up to class 4.
• 3 Dual Zip Lines
• Kicking Horse Classic raft trip
• River rafting equipment and guides
• BBQ lunch
$200 per person
Rafting and ATV deals:
Explore the oldest mountains in the Canadian Rockies, cross the thrilling Kicking Horse River and experience the breathtaking Wapta Falls, all on the comfort of 4 x 4 All-Terrain vehicle (ATV’s). And just when you think the excitement is over, enjoy the rest of the day whitewater rafting down the Kicking Horse River.
• 3 hours on the ATV trail
• BBQ Lunch
• ATV Helmets, coveralls and experienced guides
• Kicking Horse Classic Raft trip
$280 / driver
$190 / passenger