What is Red Deer River Adventures?

Red Deer River Adventures is a new adventure tourism company founded and located in Drumheller Alberta and currently focusing on kayaking and canoeing. Created by three local men who love the outdoors, local history and palaeontology, Red Deer River Adventures is excited to welcome you to Drumheller.

What does Red Deer River Adventures provide for services?
Red Deer River Adventures rents kayaks and canoes in the summer and snowshoes in the winter and offers guided tours on the Red Deer River and in the hills in the Drumheller Badlands. The tours focus on the rich history and palaeontology here in the Red Deer River Valley. You will enjoy learning everything from cattle rustlers to Joseph B. Tyrrell’s discovery of Albertosaurus. For further details please see tour description on our tours page.

What kind of equipment do you provide?
We have a variety of single-person kayaks, two-person kayaks and canoes and in the winter a variety of sizes of snowshoes. For further details on equipment see our rental page. If you have specific requests contact us through our contact page and we will happily discuss detail specifics on our boats.

Where is Red Deer River Adventures located?
Red Deer River Adventures is located in Drumheller. 


What are your hours of operation so I know when I can book?
For our primary summer season we will be open May long weekend through to the end of September. Our hours of operation will be 7 days a week from 8 am to 7 pm. For further information please send us a message through our contact us page and we will be happy to discuss any specific requests.

For our winter season we will be open for bookings 7 days a week from 10am to 4:30pm

How do I book and what kind of payment options do you allow?
For reservations and payment see our rentals and tours page for bookings. Payment options include Visa or MasterCard. Credit Card will be needed for security purposes on the day of booking; however final payments can be made in Cash. (Debit is not currently set up but ask us day of visit to find out if it has been added to payment methods). For price details see our rentals or tours pages.


How should I dress?
Appropriate dress for kayaking or canoeing is important to ensure that you fully enjoy your experience. It really depends on the time of year and weather so check our website for more details. One thing to remember is that you will likely get wet, especially your feet, so make sure to prepare for this.


Appropriate dress for snowshoeing is important to ensure comfort in the winter months. Dress in parka and snowpants as well as a sturdy winter boot to allow for support with the snow shoes. Shoes and hiking boots not recommended especially because snowshoe straps will not close tight enough around small footware. 

Do I need to have experience?
Our tours include basic instruction for novices so the experience will be enjoyable no matter what your level of experience.

Some swimming capability and being able to exit a pool without a ladder recommended for kayaking and canoeing in the summer. 

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