Historic Hinton Adventure

Rafting Hinton, Canada

Explore the quaint yet beautiful town of Hinton, Alberta. Enjoy a variety of exciting activities that will surely get you excited. Traverse through rough rapids with trained guides who help you every step of the way. Marvel at breathtaking mountain views while watching bears, moose, elk, eagles and big horn sheep. Relax as you kayak in the renowned Athabasca River.

Location by Hinton Rafting & Adventures

Packages at this location

Athabasca River Kayak Tour Kayaking

Get an adrenaline rush as you brave fun and easy rapids on the historic Athabasca River. Discover whitewater paddling tricks from trained guides who will go on a tandem kayak adventure with you. Brave the cold waters as you navigate class 1- 2 rivers. Traverse the renowned David Thompson lookout and Hinton’s River Front Park. Enjoy the splash of sparkling glacial waters as you get drenched from navigating exciting and challenging rapids. Discover the Canadian Rocky Mountains foothills where you will see geological phenomenon that are carved on ancient rock formations. Appreciate nature while looking at stunning mountain views that tower over you. Marvel at wildlife as you encounter deer, elks, eagles, and bears. Create memorable experiences that will surely be one for the books!

  • Guide

  • All Kayaking Gear

We meet at Hinton Visitor Information Center where we’ll start the day. The adventure begins at the David Thompson lookout which we will navigate for about 1.5hrs. After, we make our way to the Hinton River Front Park. Prepare to get wet as you conquer fun and challenging rapids. Push beyond your limits and paddle through mazes of glacial waters. Then, we head to the Canadian Rocky Mountains foothills where you will discover geological phenomenon that are carved on ancient rock formations. Be amazed at these historical wonders that are hidden in plain sight. Marvel at a peaceful backdrop of stunning mountains and wildlife. Finally, we finish our trip by making our way back to Hinton Visitor Information Center and to our fun and fulfilling water adventure.

10AM or 2PM daily.

Pre-booking required.

Raft to Draft Tour Rafting

Enjoy a breathtaking view of the Rocky Mountains as you navigate serene glacial waters. Paddle on the historic Athabasca River while getting drenched in sparkling glacial waters. Navigate through a maze of challenging yet exciting rapids. Make memorable experiences while marvelling at stunning views of trees, mountains and wildlife. Relax after a fun day by sipping on the famous Folding Mountain craft ale. Sit by the fireside while enjoying a hearty meal of Folding Mountain’s special dishes. Sample a variety of unique craft beers before heading back to your hotel.

  • Guide

  • All Rafting Gear

Start with a meet-up at Hinton Visitor Information Center. The adventure begins with a 3-hour interpretive float down the Athabasca River. Push beyond your limits and paddle through mazes of glacial waters. Marvel at stunning mountain views of the Rocky Mountains while rafting. After your water adventure, we visit Folding Mountain Brewery where you can enjoy specialty meals that are freshly prepared for you. For about two hours, you can also sample different types of crafted beer while relaxing in the patio, amid the mountains. Try their strawberry gose, west coast IPA, rosehip kölsch, alpine strawberry sour, among other craft beers. Once you’ve had your fill, we end the day and shuttle back to Hinton Visitor Information Center.

2PM Daily.

Pre-booking required. Cost for children upto 12 years is $59.5 per person.

Athabasca River Float Rafting

Prepare yourself for magnificent views as you paddle on the historic Athabasca River. Paddle through class 1 – 2 waters as you marvel at breathtaking views of towering mountains. Discover favorite local spots that offer serene views which will surely calm your mind. Traverse the renowned David Thompson lookout and Hinton’s River Front Park. Capture geological phenomenon hidden beneath ancient rock formations. Discover historical secrets hidden from the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. See exotic animals such as deer, elk, eagles, and bears while living in perfect harmony with nature. Capture history and stunning views as you navigate through inviting waters.

  • Tour Guide

  • All Rafting Gear

Start the day early by meeting at Hinton Visitor Information Center. We drive to our first destination at David Thompson lookout where we will spend about 1.5hrs navigating it until the renowned Hinton River Front Park. We’ll explore secret spots in Hinton River before we go to our next destination. Marvel at stunning views as we head out to the Canadian Rocky Mountains foothills where you will discover geological phenomenon that are carved on ancient rock formations. For the entire duration of the tour, we will capture your memorable journey through professional photographs, which you can purchase at the end of the trip. We finish our trip by making our way back to Hinton Visitor Information Center.

10AM or 2PM Daily

Pre-booking required. Cost per person for children upto 12 years is $39.5

About the location

Accommodation

There are a lot of lodging options around the area. Choose from a variety of hotels, bed & breakfasts, campsites, and ranches that are suited for every budget and preference. You can opt for a cabin with mountain views. For a homey feel, try a bed and breakfast. If you’re looking for modern amenities then you can also stay at a hotel.

Location

Explore inviting glacial waters hiding deep into the mountains. Join a wildlife driving tour and discover grizzly bears, moose, elk, eagles and big-horn sheep. Bask in nature while horseback riding. Clear your mind while strolling in the provincial park or boardwalk. Experience the unnerving excitement as you take on the challenge of white water rafting, hiking, kayaking, and skiing. Taste unique flavors of craft beers and local cuisine amid stunning views.

Food

Sample different cuisines such as Italian, Mexican, American, Mediterranean and Asian flavors. Enjoy a wagyu or beef tenderloin steak with craft beers or wine. Savour delectable pasta dishes mixed with authentic Italian spices. Feast on sumptuous and mouthwatering steak with a side of crisp fries or mashed potatoes. Relish soft teriyaki beef that are marinated in traditional Asian flavors.

Activities

Feel the thrill of whitewater rafting as you conquer exciting glacier waters. Marvel at the beauty of nature while hiking into the mountains. Discover wildlife and see exotic animals in their own habitat. Enjoy a craft beer and end the day with a hearty meal.

Amenities

  • Lessons

  • Guides

  • Spot Transfer

  • Instructors/Coaching

  • Equipment Rental

Available activities

  • Daytrips

  • Excursions