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!

TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

Our thanks to the many rafters who took the time to review our operation over the last few years. From locals exploring their spectacular backyard to international visitors desiring a unique mountain valley adventure, we have been very lucky to have received unwavering support and overwhelmingly positive feedback! For five consecutive years, we have been the recipients of the Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, earning us Hall of Fame recognition in 2019.

Thank you to our wonderful staff and amazing guests!!

Also, a reminder for anyone interested in joining us over this year - June is eligible for our Early Bird Rate. You also have until June 15th to earn the Early Bird discount of 10% for any adventure booked for July, August and September! Details here:…/spring


2019 Season Opening!!

Despite a reluctant start to spring - although secretly we're pleased to see the snowpack stay up there a bit longer :), here is some good news!

We are excited and pleased to announce that Lardeau River Adventures will be open as of May 1st, 2019 and once again providing the premier adventure experience in the West Kootenays! Our season runs from May 1st to September 30th encompassing the beauty of the awakening valley in spring, the excitement of the freshet, warm whitewater in the summer sun, and salmon and eagle viewing in the fall.

We have included information below to guide the savvy rafter to their ultimate adventure and to save $$$!


Mention our Early Bird Rates when you book to receive the following:

Book your Kootenay whitewater rafting adventure for May or June and mention our Early Bird Rates to receive a 10% discount off your total trip price!

Book early (up to June 15) for your summer or fall rafting adventure (July-September) and mention our Early Bird Rates to receive a 10% discount off your total trip price!

Not available if booking through an agent or in conjunction with any other offer.

Details at the link below:…/spring

We wish you all an adventurous season ahead and hope you get to explore your piece of paradise wherever you may be!

On behalf of the team at Lardeau River Adventures,

Oly and Tamara