Whitewater rapids are nature's roller coaster and should always be followed up with a bite of nature's cotton candy—wadded-up moss. Go wild with this Groupon.
$55 for a Rafting Trip on the Kananaskis River ($110 Value)
The Kananaskis River's Class II and III rapids toss riders about between the majestic peaks of the Canadian Rockies during this half-day adventure, which launches from Canmore at 1:30 p.m. each day (around 40 minutes from Calgary). In addition to a guided group paddle of the waterway, guests receive transportation to and from the river and a CD full of photos of their adventure. They also get 15% off a subsequent trip. Booking begins May 1, and the season runs from approximately May 15–September 15, depending on weather and availability.
Canadian Rockies Adventure Centre
The owners at Canadian Rockies Adventure Centre have journeyed through the Canadian wilderness for a combined 50 years, and they now put their expertise to work unveiling the secret beauty they've discovered to tour groups. Exploring the Canadian Rockies and the Kananaskis River, they brave rapids and take in sights from roaring ATVs or whispering ziplines. All of their excursions bring guests face to face with natural beauty, wildlife, and hidden corners of the Canadian Rockies.