Entries by johnd

That’s a Wrap

And  just like that summer 2019 has come and gone. But this wasn’t just any summer, this was our 10th year running Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co.  We are incredibly  grateful to have made it here. We couldn’t have done it without the excellent staff and guides who have worked with us over the years and […]

The Final Dog Days of Summer

The last long weekend of the summer is upon us, but it is not quite the end for Nelson Whitewater Rafting Co. We’re operating our rafting trips daily right until the middle of September, which means you still have time to get out on the river. It has been an awesome season getting everyone  out […]

10 Things to See & Do in the Kootenays

Summer in the Kootenays brings with it long, warm days and plenty of sunshine. Visitors and locals are spoilt for choice with a raft of activities as well as fantastic eating and drinking options throughout the region. But where to start? Here is a list of 10 Things to See & Do in the Kootenay […]

Fantastic 2016 Season!

September 3, 2016 Hope you’re all having a great Labour Day weekend! If you’re looking for something to do, try one of our paddleboard or kayak rentals. We set you off on the water right here by our office located at the Prestige Marina. Give it a go while the sun is still shining! August […]

2015 Season Recap

August 27, 2015 According to about.com, here are the 10 Reasons to Paddle: for exercise, to be close to nature, for a sense of adventure, to relax, as a means of transportation to those hard to reach places, to be with friends, to race and compete, to stay cool in the intense summer heat, it’s […]

2014 Season Recap

November 17, 2014 It has been a great fall here in Nelson. We had beautiful weather in September, great kayak surfing on the ‘Trail Wave’ in October and a rainy November which brought many creeks and rivers up to great levels for whitewater kayaking. With the rigth equipment we stayed warm and had a lot […]

2013 Season Recap

August 31, 2013 Well we are just finishing off another great season here at Nelson Whitewater Rafting. We had a great season overall. There were some challenges… On July 26th a fuel truck crashed into Lemon Creek which feeds the Slocan River and we weren’t able to raft for two weeks while the clean up […]

2012 Season Recap

September 24, 2012 Another great season finished. Lots of fun stuff for the guides and staff to do in the West Kootenays this fall and winter. We look forward to seeing all of our guests again next spring! August 14, 2012 We may have just had our busiest two weeks of rafting ever! Our rafting […]

2011 Season Recap

November 7, 2011 There’s big talk about another ‘La Nina’ winter, and that’s just fine with us. Most of our guides and staff enjoy the snow and the mountains in the winter, and that will mean another great high water season next year. Gift certificates are available for Christmas or Birthdays. May 14, 2012 The […]