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The Townie

A Beautiful Way to Experience Canmore
Big mountain views, glacial waters, beautiful spruce and pine shorelines and ample opportunities to catch a glimps or two of some wildlifle, are just a few of the highlights that our 1-Hr Townie Float offers our guests.
  • People in a raft on a sunny day
A raft guide inspecting a tree along the river bank.
A raft guide telling stories to guests on a raft
A female elk eating leaves along a riverbank.
Trip Details
  • 1 hour scenic float on flat moving water
  • Departs 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, 4 pm, 6 pm
  • Includes PFD, interpretive guide, shuttle back to the put-in
  • Available May 13 – September 30 (approx.)
  • $50 Adult, $25 Children 10 and under (plus GST)
  • Exclusive partnership with Finchy's Bar + Grill at CanGOLF - Enjoy 1 free Bear Brew Lager per person when you show your booking receipt. Only redeemable the same day of your tour.

The Explorer

Let your worries float away.
Beneath the towering peaks of the Canadian Rockies front ranges, flows the glacial fed Bow River. Surrounded by forests of pine and spruce, and home to some of the most majestic and iconic animals in Canada, this scenic river float provides guests of all ages the opportunity of a lifetime.
  • A raft on teh bow river in the evening.
A red raf ton the river seen from above.
A bull moose standing in water
An orange raft on the river with a mountain in the background.
Trip Details
  • 1.5 hour Scenic river float on flat moving water
  • Departs 6 pm
  • Includes PFD, interpretive guide, shuttle back to the put-in
  • Available June – August (approx.)
  • $60 Adult, $40 Children 10 and under (plus GST)

Canmore Wanderer

Explore some of the hidden secrets of the river
The Bow valley is home to a variety of Iconic Canadain Rockies animals, plants and trees. From large birds of prey like the Bald Eagle and Osprey to buffalo berries and tiger lilies the Bow Valley offers the perfect habitat for nesting, breeding, and growing. CRT has put together an early morning experience that ventures into some of the best places to see these amazing pieces of our natural environment.
  • A raft on teh bow river in the evening.
A red raf ton the river seen from above.
A bull moose standing in water
An orange raft on the river with a mountain in the background.
Trip Details
  • Starts with a 30 min easy interpretive stroll through some beautiful trails follwed by a 1.5hour Scenic river float on flat moving water.
  • Departs at 8am Wednesday - Sunday
  • PFDs, Guide, Limited Binocular, spacious and limited seating
  • May 15 – Sept 15 (approx.)
  • $110 per person (+ Taxes)(does not include gratuities)
  • 2.5 hour round trip

Paddle & Pedal

Join Canmore Raft tours and our friends at White Mountain Adventures for a Scenic Nature Float and E-Bike adventure on, and along, the shores of the mighty Bow River. Guests on this one-of-a-kind experience will meet the team at CRT at the Canmore public boat launch where guides will prepare you for a 1-hour scenic river float on the glacial fed Bow River right here in Canmore.
  • A raft on teh bow river in the evening.
A red raf ton the river seen from above.
A bull moose standing in water
An orange raft on the river with a mountain in the background.
Trip Details
  • 1 hour Scenic River float and 1.5 hour guided e-bike adventure
  • Departs daily at 10am and 2pm, June 15th to September 15th (approx.)
  • Includes PFD, interpretive guide, helmets, e-bike.
  • Approximately 2.5 hours total length
  • $120 per person (+ Taxes)(does not include gratuities)
  • Must be 12 years of age and at least 5 feet tall
  • Minimum 2 people and a Max of 7 per trip.
  • Must book 24 hours in advance of tour

Rafts & Crafts

The Makings of a Perfect Afternoon
Canmore Raft Tours and the Mountain City Brew Bus are excited to offer the new Rafts and Crafts tour! Pairing the 1 hour Scenic Townie Float and a visit to one of Canmores Breweries and Distilleries! This experience makes for the perfect afternoon in the Mountains!
  • People in an orange raft with a bridge in the background
Medium, dark and light beer in clear glasses with a person in a red shirt behind.
A raft guide pointing to something on the shoreline.
The samples of beer in a flight.
Trip Details
  • 1 hour Scenic river float plus a visit to one of our local breweries for a tasting
  • Departs: 2pm
  • Approximately 2.5 - 3 hours total length
  • Includes PFD, interpretive guide, transportation, wrist band that provides access to exclusive discounts, $25.00 Gift Card for the Iron Goat Pub and Grill
  • Available May 13 – September 15 (approx.)
  • $100 (plus GST)

The Exclusive 1 Hour Townie
  • Everything The Townie offers, plus:
  • Private Raft for up to 10 Guests
  • Bookable now in the Townie Tour portal
The Exclusive 1.5 Hour Explorer
  • Everything The Explorer offers, plus:
  • Private Raft for up to 8 Guests
  • Bookable now in the Explorer Tour portal
Exclusive Rafts & Crafts
  • Everything Rafts & Crafts offers, plus:
  • Private Raft and Brewery Tour Van
  • Contact Us for Prices
Team Building
  • Contact Us to learn more about our unique team building opportunities.

Multi-Day Tours

A “must do” Canadian classic.
Situated in the rugged Canadian Rockies, the Kootenay is full of fast water, fun rapids and epic scenery. We spend 3 or 4 days on the river and during that time guests will experience massive waterfalls pouring into the river, deep canyons, open valleys, amazing foods, and ample amounts of wildlife viewing opportunities!
  • Two red rafts in the river next to a waterfall.
Overlooking a river from the riverbank with two red rafts
Wines, meats and cheeses displayed on a table.
People on rafts loaded with equipment
Trip Details
  • Class II-III White Water Rafting
  • Skilled, professional guide service
  • 3 or 4 days, 2 or 3 nights with up to 100km River Distance
  • Catered Camping with all Amenities
  • Return transportation from Canmore, AB
  • Adult: 3 Day - $999, Youth: 3 Day - $899 Adult: 4 day - $1,299 Youth: 4 Day - $1199

Special Events

Join us for these unique rafting events throughout our season.
Raft guide holding dog on raft

Winter Adventures


Grotto Canyon Ice Walk

An Ice Trail Into The Wild
Steep canyon walls, stunted forest, frozen waterfalls, and native artwork are a few of the highlights that make our Grotto canyon ice walk a must do for anyone visiting the Canmore area. Only a short hike in from the trail head, you enter a narrow canyon. Here, we strap on our ice cleats and make are way along the frozen creek and explore the frozen depths that lay ahead. Frozen Waterfalls, pictographs, hanging forests and of course opportunities to spot wildlife await us as your guide leads us on an epic adventure into one of the Bow Valleys hidden gems.
  • People in a raft on a sunny day
Trip Details
  • Departs 8:30 am Thursday - Monday
  • Professional guide, transportation from Canmore, ice cleats, trekking poles, hot drink & tasty treat, $25.00 gift Card for the Iron Goat Pub and Grill
  • Available Feb 1st to March 30th
  • $90.00 (Adult), $55.00 (Children 8 -12) (plus GST)

A Walk in the Wild

Snowshoe Across A Winter Wonderland
Explore forested valleys and mountain sides or traverse across frozen ponds and lakes to get an unparalleled glimpse of the Canadian Rockies and her many secrets. Snowshoeing is a great adventure for everyone. All of tours take place in the Kananaskis and Canmore areas.
  • People in a raft on a sunny day
Trip Details
  • Includes: Professional guide, transportation from Canmore, snowshoes, trekking poles, hot chocolate & snacks, $25.00 gift Card for the Iron Goat Pub and Grill
  • Our scheduled trips are available daily from Jan 1st, 2024 - April 10, 2024. Private bookings are available 7 days a week.
  • $125 per person (+ Taxes)