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!


Our rafting trips run from May 1 until September 30 with tours departing daily from our Meadow Creek, BC, office. Pre-booking your Kootenay Rockies whitewater adventure is essential. Please arrive at our office at 9:30 am for a 10:00 am departure.

Choose your ultimate Kootenay Rockies adventure below


View New Raft Trips & Tours Released For 2017! Click here!

Whitewater Rafting in the Kootenay Rockies, Lardeau River Adventures.

Upper River Rapid Spectacular

6 hour round trip (32 km)

Adult: $169     Youth (16 & under): $129

May 1 - September 30

Our signature whitewater adventure and a pure slice of BC backcountry! Starting off in the wild and spectacular Goat Range Provincial Park, this raft trip contains dozens of exciting Class 2+ rapids, stunning scenery including plunging waterfalls, abundant wildlife and a delicious riverside picnic lunch crafted with care from fresh local ingredients. This full day river adventure will appeal to seasoned rafters and first-timers alike. Coming in September? Check out our Red Fish Special!


Selkirk Mountains on a Beautiful Reach of the Lardeau River 

Lower River Scenic Family Adventure

4 hour round trip (25 km)

Adult: $139     Youth (16 & under): $99

May & June

Available by special request, this adventure is perfect for those who prefer a slower pace or are travelling with younger children. This trip includes a delicious picnic lunch prepared with fresh local ingredients. Plentiful Class 1 & 2 rapids and mountain vistas make this four hour rafting adventure appealing to all rafters.                                                                                                   


                In September our adventures allow the pleasure of viewing thousands of spawning Kokanee salmon and the wildlife attracted by their numbers!

                In September our adventures allow the pleasure of viewing thousands of spawning Kokanee salmon and the wildlife attracted by their numbers!

The Food

It all starts with your arrival at our office where you will be met with fresh coffee or juice and a delicious baked snack. The food we offer on our riverside picnics is of the highest quality. Varied, healthy and filling. Most often organic and home grown or, at least, locally sourced. From a scenic raft-accessed vantage point along the river, you will discover a new found appetite! Special dietary requirements are easily catered for with notice at the time of booking. 


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

Book your pure BC rafting adventure for May or June, and receive a 15% discount on your total trip price!

Book early (up to June 15) for an adventure in July, August or September and receive a 10% discount on your total trip price!

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

View more options with our 2017 new product releases here!