Rafting
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Choosing a Trip

What trip is right for you?

Rivers and rapids are rated on an international scale which ranges from the easiest Class 1 to the near impossible Class 6. As the numbers get higher the difficulty and excitement increase.

Our goal is to provide our guests with the most enjoyable rafting experience possible.

Family Friendly

Atha B Expressway
Class 2

From novice to age ninety, no experience is necessary on the Athabasca River which is rich with historic references and scenic beauty. The calm, flowing stretches are peppered with small but splashy rapids. This is the ideal river for families with young children.

Round trip time: 2 hours from Jasper
Daily departures: 5:30pm – July & August Only
Pricing: Adults $64 + taxes | Kids (5-14) $32 + taxes

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Family Friendly

rafting-canyon-runAthabasca Falls Canyon Run
Class 2+

This trip starts at the base of Athabasca Falls and plunges through numerous rapids with high canyon walls on each side. After the canyon stretch, rafters enjoy the wide open views of the scenic Athabasca Valley to our take out.

Round trip time: 3.5 hours from Jasper
Daily departures: 9:30am and 1:30pm
Pricing: Adults $84 + taxes | Kids (5-14) $42 + taxes

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White Water Challenge

rafting-sunwaptaSunwapta River
Class 3

‘Sunwapta’ is the Stoney Indian term for ‘turbulent river’ and this river lives up to its name. With a steep gradient and numerous rapids this is Jasper’s wild water rollercoaster ride. The only class 3 located fully within Jasper National Park it offers spectacular scenery and good wildlife opportunities. Don’t miss the high water mid-June to late July!

This trip does not require any previous experience and is suited for physically active individuals who are at least 12 years of age, weigh 90 lbs (41 kgs) or more and are looking for an exhilarating ride.

Round trip time: 4 hours from Jasper
Daily departures: 9:30am and 1:30pm
Pricing: $98.00 + taxes per person

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Jasper’s Big Water

rafting-fraserThe Mighty Fraser River
Class 3+

From our launching point in the shadow of the Mt. Robson, the “Mighty Fraser” serves up turbulent rapids and swirling eddies bound to soak every rafter! After a short portage around thundering Rearguard Falls we continue down the river, splashing through large rapids dwarfed by steep canyon walls. This trip provides great opportunities to spot wildlife and seasonal spawning salmon.

This trip does not require any previous experience and are suited for physically active individuals who are at least 12 years of age, weigh 90 lbs (41 kgs) or more and are looking for an exhilarating ride.

Round Trip: 5 hours from Jasper
Daily Departures: 10:00am and 1:00pm
Pricing: $109 + taxes – Self Drive Option $99 + taxes per person

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Wildlife & Whitewater Adventure Combo

Wild Adventure Combo 290x247Immerse yourself in everything wild and Save 15% with this Wildlife & Whitewater Adventurer Combo deal combining Class 3+ Whitewater Rafting on the Mighty Fraser and an Evening Wildlife Search.

Get wet and go wild on a Whitewater Rafting Trip down the “Mighty Fraser”: From the launch point in the shadow of the Mount Robson, the “Mighty Fraser” serves up turbulent rapids and swirling eddies bound to soak every rafter! After a short portage around thundering Rearguard Falls you’ll continue down the river. You’ll be surrounded by awe-inspiring Canadian Rockies scenery as you splash through large rapids dwarfed by steep canyon walls.

Relax and watch the wild go by on the Evening Wildlife Search: Jasper National Park is well known for its abundant wildlife and the evening is an ideal time for viewing. This vehicle-based tour will take you to seasonal locations with the best opportunity to spot various animals such as elk, bear, moose, sheep and deer in their natural habitat. Throughout the journey, your professional local guide will passionately share the magic of Jasper’s wild side, giving you valuable insights into the challenges of managing and protecting wildlife within the National Park. We succeed in spotting wildlife on 95% of our tours.

Daily Departures: Whitewater Rafting – 10am & 1pm  |  Wildlife Search – 5:30pm
Duration: Whitewater Rafting – allow 5 hours (round-trip) | Wildlife Search – allow 3 hours
Pricing: $149 + taxes per person

*Participants must be a minimum of 12 years old & 90 pounds for Fraser River Rafting.

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The following chart will help you decide which of the trips we offer is right for you and your family.

RIVERS CLASS DESCRIPTION
Athabasca Novice
Class 2
Great for families and apprehensive first time rafters.
Sunwapta or Fraser Intermediate
Class 3+
For physically active first timers and experienced rafters looking for whitewater excitement.