Lardeau River Adventures

The Kootenay Rockies Premier Rafting Adventure!

Lardeau River Adventures offers an unparalleled wilderness whitewater rafting experience in the heart of the Kootenay Rockies of British Columbia. Only 90 minutes north of Nelson and 35 minutes from Kaslo, the crystal waters of the Lardeau wind through breathtaking scenery that is home to an abundance of Rocky Mountain wildlife. This wild, free-flowing Kootenay river offers a mix of exciting class 2+ rapids, plunging waterfalls and mountain vistas making our 4-6 hour guided trips perfect for both the first-time and experienced rafter.

Join us and discover why we are the Kootenay Rockies Premier Adventure!

Some useful links to assist you in your West Kootenay rafting adventure!

Thinking of extending your BC adventure in the West Kootenays or coming from further away? There are many accommodation providers in the Kootenay Lake area covering everything from wilderness camping to bed and breakfasts and luxury hotels.

This special part of the Kootenay Rockies has a wealth of talented artisans including wildlife and action sport photographers, musicians and crafty brewers. 

Partners / Special Interest

Adams River Rafting - travelling to the Shuswap? Try this great whitewater company!

Angry Hen Brewing Co. - our favourite local craft brewery!

Brynne Carra Photography - our talented summer rafting photographer!

Hellman Canoes - hand built canoes in the West Kootenays and a great paddle shop!

Kaslo Adventure Centre - tours, advice and gear all in one Kaslo location!

Kootenay Reflections Photography - superb wildlife photos from the Lardeau Valley!

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There has never been a better time to visit Kootenay Lake and add inspiring experiences to your West Kootenay whitewater rafting adventure! With far too many for us to list them all (although we have tried!), contact us and we will happily give you our recommendations.