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25 May 2017

Father's Day on the Kicking Horse

Stuck on what to get dad for Father’s Day (June 18th, in case you forgot) this year? If a round of golf, tie, or barbecue tongs aren’t quite Pop’s speed, you might just win bonus points for coming up with a rafting adventure.

17 May 2017

Welcome to the 2017 Rafting Season!

The Hydra River Guides team is excited to welcome you to the 2017 rafting season! Our staff is returning for another on the river, and as of May 15th, Hydra is thrilled to guide visitors down the infamous Kicking Horse River.

4 Apr 2017

An Interview with Hydra's Head Guide, Dave O.

I started my journey to becoming a rafting guide through my background as a white water kayaker. From the age of age of 12, I would spend my summers paddling for fun and racing both slalom and downriver through the Ontario White Water Association.

23 Mar 2017

The Kicking Horse River: 3 Fun Facts

The stunning Kicking Horse River is known for rushing rapids, it’s unusual name and is synonymous­­ with adventures for thrill seekers and families alike. As one of the most popular spots for rafting in the area, Hydra River Guides would like to share three interesting facts about the river we know and love!

16 Mar 2017

​Make a Splash, Take the Plunge: Rafting Stags and Stagettes

There’s no better way to get ready for your next ‘big adventure’ than by hitting the rapids. After all, whitewater rafting is a lot like marriage: exciting, unique each trip, sometimes a little bumpy, but always one heck of a ride! Here are a few quick answers for those considering this once in a lifetime way of celebrating their upcoming marriage.