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Kootenai Expedition

Four days of fun on the gorgeous Kootenai river.

  • Started May 24
  • 1,200 Canadian dollars
  • Kootenai River

Service Description

The Kootenai river is a classic trip with in driving distance of Calgary and Banff. This beloved stretch of river is an adventure of wave trains and boulder gardens, canyons and open river valley vistas. There are beautiful side hikes, wildlife sightings and world class fishing. We offer a fully supported trip including the canoes, paddles, PFDs, dry gear (barrels and dry bags), tents, and sleeping pads. We provide the meals and beverages (breakfast lunch and dinner), you provide the snacks. Special diets are no problem! We will meet you at the launch site and have the boats outfitted ready to go. All you need to do is pack your personal gear away into a water tight barrel and we are off. Enjoy the support of experienced and seasoned guides as we work our way down the river. Meals prepared and served while you go for a hike, fish or just relax. At the end of the trip you will be shuttled back to your vehicles to finish the trip on a scenic drive home or where ever your next adventure is. You can add other options to this trip including a stay at Nipika lodge on either end of the trip, dry suit or wet suit rental (not included), or switch it up with a SUP instead of a canoe. Complete a skills course ahead of time with GTA and receive a discount on the expedition.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule please contact us at least 1 week in advance. Cancelations 2 weeks in advance will receive full refund. Cancellations before one week 1 week deadline but after the two week cut off will incur a 20% admin fee. Last minute cancelations and no shows will have full booking fee retained. Exceptions will be made for special circumstances. We reserve to right to cancel for unsafe weather and river conditions with less than 24hrs of notice. Full refund granted for cancelations due to weather or restrictions, BECAUSE WE ARE AWESOME!

Contact Details


806 800 Larch Place, Canmore, AB, Canada