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Nelson Whitewater Rafting

Nelson Whitewater Rafting offers exciting and family friendly whitewater rafting trips and scenic float tours.

They also have kayak and paddlebaord rentals from their convenient location right on Kootenay Lake. You will find their office a ten-minute walk from downtown Nelson at the Prestige Lakeside Resort Marina.

Rafting Trips:

Slocan River Facchina Rapids Whitewater
June to September

  • No experience necessary
  • Part float, part whitewater with class II & III rapids
  • Great fun for families – ages 5 and up
  • Swim alongside the raft in calm sections
  • All necessary rafting and safety gear provided
  • 3-4 hour return trip from Nelson

Slocan River Scenic Float Tour
June to September

  • Relaxing trip for all ages, 1 to 100
  • No paddling required
  • Enjoy the beautiful scenery
  • Interpretive talks of the natural and historic aspects of area
  • Life jacket provided
  • 3.5 hour return trip from Nelson

The Nelson Whitewater Rafting shuttle bus pulls up to the front doors of the Prestige Lakeside Resort about 5 minutes prior to the scheduled trip time.

Dress for the weather of the day, bring sun screen and a camera. For a whitewater trip, wear your bathing suit under your street clothes and bring a towel – the rest is provided for you.

Contact Information

701 Lakeside Drive


V1L 6G3



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