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Jasper’s Sunwapta River is a stretch of grade III rapids, where challenging twists and turns and spectacular scenery come as standard. On this tour, spin along the Icefields Parkway road and admire sweeping views over the famous Rocky Mountains. Tackle the swirling white-water currents with your guide, and watch the riverbanks for sightings of native wildlife living within the Jasper National Park.
Jasper National Park is an amazing place to experience nature, and a gentle adventure on the Athabasca River is a great way to do it. This small group float trip takes you down several miles on the Class II rapids—that means you can expect a few splashes along the way, but nothing too scary. Your guide regales you with stories of the area and its inhabitants as you go.
Experience a thrilling whitewater rafting adventure and fantastic scenery on the Kicking Horse River during this half-day tour from Banff or Lake Louise. During your ride, you’ll paddle a calm section of the river before plunging into the canyon’s exhilarating class 4+ rapids, finishing with a post-rafting BBQ lunch (provided after AM tours and before PM tours). The tour includes optional pickup and drop-off in Banff or Lake Louise, all necessary river equipment, safety briefing and professional river guides.
Please note: This is an adult beginners trip for participants aged 12 years and up.
Bring the whole family along on this moderately challenging—yet totally fun—river rafting excursion down the Athabasca Valley in Jasper National Park. Join a guide in an 8-person raft for a multi-rapid run down the Athabasca River Canyon for a trip challenging enough to be counted as an adventure but relaxing enough for you to enjoy the beautiful canyon scenery along the way.
Experience the excitement of a whitewater rafting adventure on this guided, 2-hour excursion. Choose from a morning or afternoon departure time, then ride along Alberta, Canada's Athabasca River in Jasper National Park. This ‘Mile 5’ trip is the river’s most popular, challenging Grade 2 rapids. The driver/guide will be taking photos along the way which will be available for purchase at the end of the trip. All the necessary rafting equipment plus an Alberta hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Keep an eye out for wildlife and spawning salmon on this exhilarating ride down Jasper's mighty Fraser River. The Canadian Rockies scenery is awe-inspiring on this heart-pumping, whitewater rafting tour down Class 3 rapids.
No roads lead to the parts of the river you will travel on this expedition. Raft the white water on the Athabasca River through places you can only reach by boat. This guided tour takes you through two exciting sets of rapids (wear your bathing suit!) linked by a serene stretch through the canyon. Take in the Rocky Mountain scenery only paddlers and wildlife get to witness.
Paddle through the dramatic Athabasca Canyon on a half-day whitewater rafting adventure from Jasper that takes on fun, family-friendly Class 2+ rapids. You’ll put in at the base of Athabasca Falls, then paddle a 7.5-mile (12-km) stretch of river with a certified river guide. This 3.5-hour rafting excursion includes all equipment and transport from downtown Jasper, and both morning and afternoon departures are available.
Enjoy an introduction to the fun of whitewater rafting on an idyllic stretch of the Kananaskis River during this afternoon excursion that’s perfect for families and groups. During your rafting trip along the pristine waterways of the Kananaskis River, scout for local wildlife and enjoy the unrivaled beauty of the Canadian wilderness. This tour includes optional pickup from select hotels in Banff and Canmore, an experienced river guide, all equipment, and a free digital photo of your rafting adventure.
Get a little wet and have a lot of fun on the Athabasca River. Travel with your small group to the put in point and raft the Mile 5 section of the glacier-fed river. This section of river is a great introduction to river rafting as it begins with an approximately 10-minute float before the class II rapids start. Experience the gentle thrill of some bumps and splashes on your roughly two-hour excursion.
Take on the Class II and Class III white-water rapids of the Sunwapta River with a 4-hour rafting adventure from Jasper, following the dramatic Endless Chain Ridge through Jasper National Park. You’ll paddle alongside an experienced river guide, splashing over an 8-mile (13-km) stretch of fun rapids. This 4-hour whitewater rafting trip includes all necessary equipment and instruction, as well as round-trip transport from a central location in Jasper.
Enjoy a beautiful day rafting down the picturesque Kananaskis River in Alberta, Canada. This day trip from Banff or Canmore will get you into a raft and cruising down for 1.5 - 2 hours on the turquoise waters of the Kananaskis River, one of Alberta’s most pristine waterways. This excursion is an ideal introduction to the thrill of whitewater rafting, and is great for families or groups on the class 1-3 rapids. Spot local wildlife and soak up Canada’s unparalleled beauty as you cruise down this beautiful river. Includes optional pick-up and drop-off in Banff and Canmore.
Shoot moderate rapids, dodge boulders and squeeze through the tight spots while team-paddling on the Sulphur River! The Sulphur Canyon plunges 300 feet down then twists and turns all the way to the Sulphur Gates; Grande Cache’s top scenic spot. Between giggles and shouts, magic happens as your group comes together.
Get ready for Jasper’s only class 3 rapids on the Sunwapta River. Be prepared: you’re going to get wet. Wear your bathing suit under your wetsuit and bring a towel and your sense of adventure. If you have your own wheels, you can save a bit by meeting the guides at the river instead of paying for the shuttle from the Jasper townsite.
A serious, advanced white water river: Sheep Creek is one of the steepest rivers run commercially in Canada. It's extremely tight and technical, and is strewn with large boulders, undercuts & large holes. The risk to swimmers is high & rescues are not easy. The guides are good, but you need to be too. A good level of fitness is required during high water to do sustained, hard paddling. Sheep Creek is only available at higher water levels: an intense, paddle-your-face-off experience. The trip starts below a waterfall and immediately launches into class 4 rapids! Guests MUST have done a class 3 river before. If you're a beginner, but want the thrills, you can do the Sulphur River / Sheep Creek combo, which includes lunch.
Join us for your next epic adventure, at Skookum Adventures, we offer Your Wild Escape from the daily grind. The Skookumchuck Creek paddles you through picturesque canyons, as well, a multitude of adrenaline packed rapids ranging from Class 2-4. “The Skooks” tour careens you down grand cascades and tight slot canyons, even giving you a chance at swimming the fluency of the river, this wilderness adventure experience is nothing short of spectacular. With your internationally trained and certified guides at the helm, we hold our perfect safety record in high regard. We provide detailed in-depth safety & paddle instructions, unrivalled interpretive banter and an honestly completely biased passion for the outdoors.
Minimum 90 lbs or 12 year old
2 hours on-river - 2 hours pre/post trip preparation, gear-up/down
Snacks and Refreshments After every trip
$30 for photo/video USB of your day