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British Columbia

Riverside Rafting on Clearwater River in Wells Gray Park

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    What to Expect
    Meet your experienced guides in Wells Gray Park, and start the day by fitting wetsuits and learning the basics of safety and technique. Learn to paddle as a team—or opt for a seat where you don’t need to paddle—then board your raft to ride through the Clearwater River’s first rapid. Try out your skills on ‘The Wall’ and ‘Funnel Chute,’ technical sections where the whole raft pulls together to avoid underwater hazards.

    Continue downriver to ‘Hole-in-the-Wall’ and ‘Bear's Den,’ where surging high water has created unique features at the water’s edge. Now that you’ve practiced paddling technique, take on the most exciting waves of the trip in a thrilling lineup: experience standing and breaking waves in ‘Hawaii 5-0’, ‘Tsunami’ and ‘Buckaroo,’ and if you’re feeling adventurous, try taking a turn in the ‘Super Screamer Seat.’

    In spring and early summer, stretch your legs on a walk to Candle Creek Falls, where you can slip behind a waterfall and jump into a churning pool. In between the major rapids, cool off in the river, learning to time your breathing to the bottom of the waves. When water levels are high, challenge yourself to jump from a 25-foot (8-meter) cliff, then ride through the final wave train at Otter Stretch before arriving at the take out point, where you can change into dry clothes.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    58 Young Rd, Clearwater, BC V0E 1N2, Canada
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
    • Professional guide
    • Fleeces and splash jackets are available depending on the weather conditions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Popular mentions
    We loved our excellent adventure whitewater rafting down the Clearwater River in Clearwater, BC with Riverside Adventures Rafting & Fitness Centre! First of all, the rapids were thrilling and exhilerating, Robert Beaudry, owner/operator is an excellent host and guide due to his
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    I will start out by saying that everyone at Riverside Adventures was polite and attentive, including the owners, their daughter, who works for them, and our rafting guide. The day we went the river level was too high to safely raft the advertised trip, and there was a sulphuric
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    We did this a couple of years ago on a large inflatable with 4 other people on board, you do your own paddling. They are very safety aware and you are fully kitted out with wet suit, life jacket and hard helmet. It lasted a couple of hours and was really good, at the end
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    About the operator
    By: Riverside Adventures
    391 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Llanybydder, United Kingdom
    A fantastic afternoon out. Sam and Tony were excellent. First time white water rafting for the four of us but we
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    Marshall S
    Ladysmith, Canada
    Exciting! You Won't Be Disappointed
    My wife and I are 70 years-old, in decent shape for our age, and we had a fantastic experience with our guides Sam
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    Great experience!!
    Thank you riverside adventure for great experience. It was my first time to experience water rafting and I had so
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    Emma B
    Great trip! Tony and Robert are great! Funny facts, conversations and adventure! Don’t hesitate... totally worth
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    Excellent tour and tourguide
    We went rafting in Clearwater Canada. It was great!! Especially because of the tourguide. His name is Sam. He is
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    Clearwater, Canada
    An Essential Wells Gray Experience!
    I thoroughly enjoyed our trip on the Clearwater River with guides Sam and Tony! They are super skilled whitewater
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    London, England, United Kingdom
    Incredible rafting experience!
    Amazing half day rafting with Tony as our guide. Tony was fun, informative and safe and we had the best time
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    An Awesome Time!
    My husband went on the raft trip yesterday and had an awesome time. The guide (Sam) and the safety kayaker Nelson
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    Manuela F
    Best ever - you have to do it Sam and Tony are the BEST !!! Do it, if not you definitely miss something.
    HI Sam and Toni, thanks for the great Rafting Tour. It was amazing. Our two daughters Feli and Dalys are still
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    Amazing company that feels like pals
    Amazing experience. I’m local and chose these guys out of the three available and am so happy I did. My visiting
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    Tiffeny O
    Best experiance ever
    This was the BEST rafting trip ever. Our guides were Tony and Graham. They were absolutely amazing. Tony was
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    T G
    This is the best rafting company in BC. We had an incredible time here on a stagette! The rafting tour was
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    Amazing trip!
    We had a great time on the 3 hour adventure tour! The staff were super knowledgeable and there was not one moment
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    Gavan J
    Awesome time on the Clearwater river with an AWESOME crew!
    Big thanks to our guide Tony for an amazing trip down the Clearwater river!! Lots of fun hitting big rapids and
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    Rafting trip
    Excellent friendly guides, great water, with an unexpected walk behind a waterfall mid trip. Excellent!
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