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White Water River Rafting

White Water River Rafting

When the snow melts, the rivers in and around Whistler Resort run white and fast. Catch all the thrills of white water rafting, from mild to wild, as certified guides navigate you safely through haystacks and holes on the Green, Lower Cheakamus, Elaho and Squamish rivers. Whether you want to hold on tight and enjoy the ride or grab a paddle and dig in, there's a white water rafting trip for everyone in wet and wild Whistler.

Whitewater rafting tours from 2.5 hours to a full day depart our Whistler Resort Village Base five times daily. Have a great Whistler river adventure on the Green, Birkenhead or Elaho-Squamish Rivers only minutes away from the resort. All rafting tours include full wetsuits and boots, all rafting equipment, transport and an experienced professional raft guide at the back of your boat.

Tour Options

Green River - Paddle Rafting

This whitewater rafting trip takes you just north of Whistler Village to Green River, which provides the perfect combination of fun bouncy rapids and picturesque scenery for first-timers or for those on a family adventure. The Class 2 and 3 rapids you will encounter are sure to jostle your raft and challenge you to break through the white water. Paddling through the waves as a team will no doubt be a bonding experience you won’t soon forget!
Season: May through September
Duration: Approx. 2.25 hours round trip - over 1 hour on the river
Departures: 9am / 12pm / 3pm (Other tour times avaialable in summer, please call)
Cost*: $109 per Adult / $69 per Youth (10 - 16 yrs & min 90lbs)
Includes: Wetsuit, Guide

Cheakamus River - Paddle Rafting

Located south of Whistler, in the Paradise Valley – this is a spectacular scenic rafting tour. With long stretches of fun, easy, splashy rapids. This tour is perfect choice for the whole family. This is a spectacular whitewater scenic float tour for all ages and abilities.
Season: May through September
Duration: 4.5 hours round trip - over 1.25 hours on the river.
Departures: 9:00am / 2:30pm
Cost*: $99 per Adult / $69 per Youth (6-16 yrs & min 50 lbs)
Includes:Wetsuit, Light Refreshments, Guide

Elaho/Squamish River - Oar Rafting

South of Whistler Village in Paradise Valley, the Elaho-Squamish River provides thrill-seekers with the challenge they crave from a whitewater rafting experience. The Class 3 and 4 rapids you will encounter on this whitewater rafting adventure will pit the true power of nature up against your paddle crew. Enjoy both a river snack on your journey and a tasty BBQ lunch after your tour. Every aspect of this adventure, including the gorgeous drive to the river, will envelop your senses and allow you to gain even more appreciation for the wild wilderness of the Coast Mountains.

Season: July through September
Duration: 8 hour round trip - over 3 hours on the river
Departures: 8:30am
Cost*: $169 per Adult / $155 per Youth (12-16 yrs & min 90lbs)
Includes: Wetsuit, BBQ Lunch, Guide

*All advertised rates are quoted in CAD funds and subject to tax.