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  2. Alberta
  3. Jasper
  4. Jasper National Park

Jasper: Canyon Run Family Whitewater Rafting

Product ID: 219051
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Raft from the base of Athabasca Falls and plunge through numerous rapids surrounded by high canyon walls. Enjoy a Class 2+ whitewater adventure which is ideal for tentative first timers and those looking for an exhilarating trip to suit the whole family.
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Embark on a fun adventure suitable for families and first timers
  • Punch through class 2 rapids surrounded by the high rock walls of Athabasca canyon
  • Admire scenic views on the relaxing float at the end of the trip
  • Enjoy peace of mind with your experienced and certified river guide
Full description
Begin the tour with a 30-minute bus ride to the river at the base of Athabasca Falls. Get geared up with all the necessary equipment and change into your wetsuit. Your highly experienced, certified guide will give an overview of all rafting and safety procedures before you jump onboard the 6-passenger, self-bailing raft.

As you embark, hear the thundering of Athabasca Falls plunging behind you. Your raft will join a turbulent stir of whitewater whisking you downstream as your guide expertly navigates the river, surrounded by the high rock walls of the Athabasca Canyon. In the first part of the 12-km ride, punch through consistent sections of exhilarating Class II rapids before the river mellows giving you a chance to relax. Take in spectacular views of the Canadian Rockies and perhaps even spot some local wildlife on the shoreline of this pristine environment.

All technical equipment will be supplied including paddles, wetsuits, neoprene booties and paddle jackets. You will need to wear a swimsuit or a t-shirt and shorts under your casual clothes and be prepared to get wet. Bring dry clothes, a towel and on cooler days, wool socks to wear inside the booties and a warm jacket to put on afterward. You are also welcome to bring snacks and water to enjoy on the bus to and from the river.

These trips do not require any previous experience and are suited for individuals aged 5 years and above, looking for an introductory whitewater adventure.
Includes
  • All technical equipment including paddles, wetsuits, neoprene booties, and paddle jackets
  • Highly experienced and certified river guide
  • Safety and instruction briefing
  • Return transportation to/from the river
  • Guided class 2+ rafting adventure with 1.5 hours on the water (total duration of the tour is 3.5 hours including transportation)
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Food or drink (we suggest guests bring their own snacks and water to enjoy on the bus ride to/from river)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Check-in is required at the Maligne Adventures Office, located at 632 Connaught Drive, Jasper (next door to Shell Gas Station & inside Pure Outdoors Retail Store). All day parking is available in the public parking lot located directly across the street. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your trip's departure time.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Swimwear
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• No previous rafting experience is needed
• Self-bailing rafts will hold max 6–7 persons + guide
• Boat configuration is at the discretion of raft guides and will be determined on the day based on overall group size; while the best effort is made to keep groups together in the same raft, due to logistics, this cannot be guaranteed
• Rivers and rapids are rated on an international scale of 1–6 (easy to near impossible); as the number rises, the difficulty and excitement increase
• Participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
• On colder days, participants should bring extra clothing to wear under the paddle jacket; polypropylene or wool garments provide the best insulation when wet (not cotton)
• Tour requires a minimum of 2 people to operate
• Trips depart rain or shine
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 8 reviews
Review summary
Service
5.0/5
Organization
5.0/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Maligne Rafting Adventures

Product ID: 219051