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Paddling & Rafting

Take to the waters and immerse yourself in the unforgettable landscapes of Banff and Lake Louise from a different vantage point. Both beginners and seasoned paddlers alike will find plenty to explore here, with experiences to satisfy everyone from the serenity seekers to the thrill chasers. Whether you venture out by canoe, raft, kayak or stand up paddle board (SUP), you’ll be met with incredible mountain vistas and an adventure to match.

Two people paddling in a canoe on Vermilion Lakes at sunrise

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Group of people white water rafting in the Canadian RockiesGroup of people white water rafting in the Canadian Rockies
Rafting
  • A raft floating down the Bow River with Cascade Mountain in the backgroundA raft floating down the Bow River with Cascade Mountain in the background

    Bow River Float Trip

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • Canoe Lake LouiseCanoe Lake Louise

    Canoe Lake Louise

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • Paddle Lake MinnewankaPaddle Lake Minnewanka

    Paddle Lake Minnewanka

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • Two people in kayaks paddling on Vermilion Lakes at sunriseTwo people in kayaks paddling on Vermilion Lakes at sunrise

    Paddle Vermilion Lakes

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • Group of people paddling the Bow River on a Big Canoe Tour with the Banff Canoe ClubGroup of people paddling the Bow River on a Big Canoe Tour with the Banff Canoe Club

    Paddle the Bow River

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • Paddling Johnson LakePaddling Johnson Lake

    Paddling Johnson Lake

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • Person stand up paddleboarding on Two Jack Lake at sunrisePerson stand up paddleboarding on Two Jack Lake at sunrise

    Paddling Two Jack Lake

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • Two people taking a SUP lesson at Two Jack LakeTwo people taking a SUP lesson at Two Jack Lake

    Stand Up Paddleboarding Lesson

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • White water rafting Horseshoes CanyonWhite water rafting Horseshoes Canyon

    Whitewater Rafting Horseshoe Canyon

    Duration
    3-6 hrs
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  • Group of people white water rafting on the turquoise Kananaskis RiverGroup of people white water rafting on the turquoise Kananaskis River

    Whitewater Rafting on the Kananaskis River

    Duration
    3-6 hrs
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  • A group of people in a raft paddling through rapids on a white water rafting tourA group of people in a raft paddling through rapids on a white water rafting tour

    Whitewater Rafting on the Kicking Horse River

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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