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Precautions that You Should Take for River Rafting in NW Calgary

The sport of white water rafting is becoming more popular as a pastime due to the thrills it offers while immersing yourself in the beauty of nature. One must acknowledge that rafting can be dangerous, so you must take precautions to avoid injury. This article contains a list of safety tips every rafter should consider…

A Lazy Day on the Bow River is Exactly What You Need!

The Bow River has played a significant role in Alberta‘s history, and Calgary is fortunate to have it run straight through the city. It would be inconceivable to visit the city without pausing to examine the amazing river! Most people are aware of how much excitement can come from rafting, particularly on a lazy day,…

5 Water Safety Tips for Your Lazy Day Float Experience

When you need a day to just unwind and let go, a lazy day on the river is one of the best ways to relax in nature. Sure, you can chill on the riverbank, but why just watch the water go by when you can join in on the fun? With Lazy Day Raft Rentals,…

Is Rafting safe?

Bow river rafting is a fun outdoor experience that can be had by all. Like with any outdoor excursion, white water rafters can experience a certain amount of risk. This risk, however, is often a calculated decision that many rafters choose to ignore.  It is best to understand what risks await on the river, in…

What is the Difference Between Kayaking and Rafting?

As far as water sports go, kayaking and rafting are both exciting options that encourage you to get out on the water and experience the thrill of being outside, making them easy to confuse for each other. Though both sports involve small and personalized boats, these two sports are actually quite different. Let’s learn more…

How long does it take to float the Bow river?

There’s much adventure to be had when you float the Bow River. The main river that flows through Calgary, the Bow offers adventure or relaxation for locals and visitors. Many make floating down the river an annual tradition. Join in the fun with city views, wildlife sightseeing, and new memories when you float down the…

Is the Bow River safe to swim in?

The Bow River provides many outdoor activities perfect for families, visitors, and locals. This busy river is a must-see when traveling to Calgary because there’s tons to see and do.  From rafting in the backcountry to relaxing riverside, there’s never a dull moment. Whether you’re Bow river rafting or wading in to cool off, safety…

What should you look for before renting a raft?

Whitewater rafting is a popular choice for those looking for a little adventure and fun. It’s a great way to experience the scenery and wildlife of Calgary, as well. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, whitewater rafting can give you that thrilling, unique experience you’re looking for. However, rafting along the river doesn’t have to be…

How far down the Bow should you go?

The Bow River is a prominent staple for both visitors and locals of the Calgary area. There are tons of ways to enjoy the scenic sights along this river, both in the city and outside of it. Whether you’re looking for a lazy float or a thrilling rapid, the Bow has it all. There are…

Is the Bow River open for rafting?

The Bow River offers many options when it comes to outdoor adventure. When it comes to rafting, visitors can experience a range of excursions. These include self-guided and guided river rafting along both whitewater and flatwater areas.  Although the Bow River is open for river rafting, there are a few things you should know before…

Where does the Bow river start?

The Bow River provides clean water, scenic views, and plenty of outdoor activities for locals and visitors alike. This precious resource even helps regulate waste from the many cities and towns found along its bank. The scenic getaways that the Bow River provides also help to increase tourism and trade.  But did you know that…

What you Need to Know Before you Float the Bow

  “Floating the Bow” in Calgary, Alberta, Canada is practically a rite of passage for Calgarians. It’s a great way to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends (or get *away* from family and friends!) and is a unique way to see our beautiful city from a completely different perspective.  To make sure that you have…