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The Columbia Float is now closed for the 2013 summer season.  Thank you to all who came out with us this summer!

Columbia River Wetlands Evening Scenic Float Trips 

  • $55 per adult / $40 per child (12 and under)
  • Minimum age 5 years old (younger depending on water levels)
  • We are on the water for approx. 1.5 hours
  • No experience necessary
  • Trips depart daily at 6:30 pm from Fairmont Hot Springs
  • Distance Rafted: 8 km

Columbia River Scenic Float

Glacier Raft Adventures offers family scenic float trips rafting on the historic Columbia River in Fairmont Hot Springs, BC as it meanders through the Columbia Wetlands and Riverside Golf Course. Great for bird watching, these wetlands are home to over 265 species of birds including the Blue Heron, Bald Eagles and Hooded Mergansers. Keep on the look out for Beavers, Otters, Deer, Bear and more!  A very relaxing trip with great photo opportunities around every bend.  

Experience the magnitude of the Columbia Valley with Glacier Raft Adventures as you float down the serene Columbia River with the majestic Purcell Mountains on one side and the rugged Rocky Mountains on the other. Your friendly and informative guide will propel you through the stunning wetlands while you sit back and enjoy this tranquil setting.

Guests will not get wet, and paddling is optional. We provide transportation from Fairmont Hot Springs.  This Trip departs daily at 10:00 am & 6:30 pm from May long weekend to Sept 1.  We are just a short drive from Invermere and Radium, BC.

We require a minimum of 4 people to run this trip.

We supply:

  • Experienced guides, life jackets, water.

You should bring:

  • Suncreen, sunglasses, hat
  • Dress according to weather as we run rain or shine
  • Camera, Binoculars
  • A smile!

Book Online or call our Fairmont office at 250 688 1064 or our head office at 1 877 344-RAFT (7238)


Inflatable Kayak Tours and Rentals on the Columbia River


  • $75 per person based on 2 people per kayak.
  • 1.5 hours on the calm and beautiful Columbia River in Fairmont Hot Springs, BC


  • Full Day $69 / Half Day $49
  • Transportation to and from Columbia River: $25 (when available)

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