River Rafting in Alberta
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Alberta, Canada River Rafting is an opportunity to explore some of the 240+ rivers located throughout the province. Luckily many of the major rivers in Alberta are approved rafting rivers. Most rafting tour companies are located in mid to large size Alberta communities and access the rivers via a vehicle. All river rafting destinations have designated put-in and take-out points designated by the rafting companies.
Not All Rivers Are Created Equal
The rivers in Alberta vary in difficulty. Some rivers, identified as "Class 1" rivers, are easy going, no white water, low flow rate rivers which are ideal for families and for floating adventures. A "Class 1" river is a great opportunity to explore and try river rafting for the first time. A "Class 6" river and higher are very challenging rivers only suited for the experienced river rafting enthusiasts.
Alberta River Rafting Tours and Guides
There is a wide selection of river rafting adventure companies in the province of Alberta. Some of the companies provide half day tours and/or multi day rafting adventures lasting for weeks. Rafting day tour operators provide the equipment, wet suit, lessons, guide, transportation to and from the river, as well as, have a good understanding of the characteristics of the river. Multi day rafting adventures may also provide the accommodations, meals, entertainment and more. The guides of reputable rafting companies are trained in water safety and first aid survival skills.
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