Biologists estimate that water makes up 65% of the human body, 71% of the planet’s surface, and 0% of the R&B group Earth, Wind & Fire. Conquer the planet’s most prevalent liquid with today’s Groupon: for $55, you get a river-rafting adventure on the Kananaskis River from Canadian Rockies Rafting and Adventure Centre in Canmore (a $110 total value). The white-water rafting adventure includes the following:
- A two-hour river-rafting tour (up to a $75 value). The tour departs daily at 1 p.m. from predetermined pickup spot in Banff and at 1:30 p.m. from a predetermined pickup spot in Canmore.
- A photo CD of the day’s tour (a $30 value).
- Transportation to and from pickup points in Banff or Canmore (a $5 value). Participants driving in from Calgary can also opt to meet the tour at the river staging area in Seebe, about 80 kilometres west of Calgary.<p>
Tour bookings can be made starting on Tuesday, May 1 2012.
Canadian Rockies Rafting and Adventure Centre’s cadre of expert water wranglers leads explorers of all ages and abilities on scenic tours down the aquamarine currents of the Kananaskis River, ideal for a half-day group or family outing. Vans roll up to predetermined points in Banff or Canmore to pick up guests, ferrying them to the launch site in Seebe whilst granting them ample time to agree on five famous deceased people to invite to dinner. On-site changing tents facilitate the private donning of bathing suits, after which guides equip all participants with professional gear. Paddling ensembles then load into the self-bailing rafts and blast off into the grade II and III white-water rapids, putting their collective sculling savvy to use as they navigate the fluvial highway and drag race local krakens. The two-hour tour is bolstered by magnificent views of the Rocky Mountains, and passengers remain hydrated throughout the odyssey with a supply of hot and cold beverages.
Upon return to land, a photo CD provides participants with pixelated memories to supplement the Homeric journey through the white waters. In addition to swimwear, guests should bring along fleece outerwear, a towel, and extra water in case the river dries out. As an added bonus, Groupon holders get a 15 per cent discount off of future bookings with Canadian Rockies Rafting and Adventure Centre. Peruse the online FAQ section for more information.
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. Located close to calgary, Banff and Canmore Alberta in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.
701 Bow Valley Trl.
Canmore, Alberta T1W 2H4