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river tours • boat rentals

getting here

from golden: we are located 26 km (15-20 minutes) south of golden, bc on highway 95 towards radium hot springs. we’re on the left hand side, look for the worlds largest paddle. from radium hot springs: 76 km (45 minutes) north on highway 95 towards golden. we’re on the right side, watch for the signs. field: 1 hr driving times: revelstoke: 2 hr banff: 1 hr 40 min lake louise: 1 hr 15 min radium hot springs: 45 min

columbia wetlands adventures office: 2629 highway 95 golden 26 km rd mons

radium 76 km

world’s largest paddle




explore the heart of the wetlands and witness its vitality as you float quietly through pristine waters and secret side channels, past beaver dams, otter slides, eagle nests and historical landmarks.


an ideal day trip as you explore the area around banff national park and lake louise

experience the serenity and wonder of the world-famous columbia wetlands, internationally regarded as one of the last intact wetlands remaining in north america.

2629 Highway 95, Parson BC V0A 1L0 1 888 244 7117 | 250 348 2235 cwa brochure A single pgs v9.indd 1-4

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guided float tour sit back in comfort and soak up the beauty of the majestic rocky mountains and historic columbia valley. our enthusiastic guides will transport you to the heart of the internationally acclaimed wetlands, bringing to life the rich history and unparalleled diversity of this unique ecosystem. home to over 350 species of birds and mammals, this adventure through the columbia wetlands is a nature lovers dream come true – you won’t believe your eyes!

frequently asked questions

self-guided wetland paddle

what is a ‘wetland adventure’ anyway? imagine a leisurely float along the winding columbia wetlands below the towering rocky mountains. breathtaking views, knowledgeable guides and entertaining stories!

navigate the pristine waters of the columbia river at your own pace. choose from canoe, kayak, stand up paddle board or pedal boat rental to create your own eco tour. 2 hours full day 2 person canoe $40 $60 single kayak $40 $60 double kayak $50 $90 paddle boards $25/hour $90 pedal boats $30/hour shuttles from $25 per boat dock walk $7*

what if the weather is unfavourable? we run our tours rain or shine. in fact, overcast or cool weather often enhances wildlife visibility. we supply ponchos and umbrellas for the rainy moments. will we see wildlife? you can bet that wildlife will see you, and we will work together to spot them! what should we bring? a camera is a must! also, bring a hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses. be prepared for all types of weather as conditions can change quickly in the mountains. additional trip details: all tours are self-drive to the meeting places. gst is added to all columbia wetlands adventures prices. cancellation policy: columbia wetlands adventures requires 48 hours notice of cancellations or changes. for ‘no-shows’, cancellations, or changes made within 48 hours of the departure, the guest will be charged for the vacant seats. all participants are required to sign a liability waiver. columbia wetlands adventures reserves the right to alter or cancel a tour for any reason (i.e. river conditions). if cancelled, we will offer to reschedule or provide a refund.

*included in all boat rentals and float tours

these rentals include all equipment, safety related gear, navigational map and a brief safety/instructional talk.

discover includes: • guided wetland adventures tour • shuttle to/from put-in and take-out • snacks and beverages rates: • adult $69 • child/youth (4-15) $25 • toddler (3 & under) free

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departures: trips leave at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. trip duration is approximately three hours.

home of the world’s largest paddle based on an actual paddle, this monolith is scaled up to over 60 feet… perfect for a rugged 80 foot giant! nestled below the towering canadian rocky mountains, the world’s largest paddle provides the perfect location for family fun, photo opportunities and picnics. put us on your bucket list of things to do in bc!

early bird & sunset tours available by reservation

reserve now! call 250 348 2235 or 1 888 244 7117

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Columbia Wetlands Adventures  

Located in the village of Parson, near Golden BC. Columbia Wetlands Adventures offers the World's Largest Paddle, Wetland floats, canoeing,...

Columbia Wetlands Adventures  

Located in the village of Parson, near Golden BC. Columbia Wetlands Adventures offers the World's Largest Paddle, Wetland floats, canoeing,...