Jasper National Park Family Friendly Rafting Adventure

4.9 / 5

15 reviews

Jasper National Park Family Friendly Rafting Adventure

From $62.07 per person

Raft the rapids of the Athabasca River in Jasper National Park, and experience class-2 rafting that is a perfect introduction to Jasper's fast moving waters. Enjoy fun splashy waves that are suitable for complete beginners and anyone aged 5 and up.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Ride the rapids of the Athabasca River
  • Paddle down 5 miles of splashy waves to Old Fort Point
  • Enjoy a family day out on an adventure activity suitable for anyone aged 5 and above
  • See wildlife such as moose in the stunning wilderness of Jasper National Park
Full description
Raft the Athabasca River on a thrilling, family-friendly 2-hour adventure set against a backdrop of dramatic alpine mountains, rushing glacial waters, grazing moose, and other wildlife. While you sign your waiver form at the Jasper office, watch highlights of your adventure to come on 8 big TV screens. Then transfer by minibus for the short 15-minute drive to your rafting start point. On arrival, guides will distribute wet suits and safety equipment, and give an instructive and entertaining safety talk to ensure everyone is comfortable. Once on the river, go through a serious of paddle commands and practice on the flat water before you hit the rapids. Paddle and splash 5 miles down river, heading to Old Fort Point and back towards Jasper. Along the way, you will encounter no less than 5 sets of class-2 rapids of splashy white water, ideal for first timers and children aged 5 and up.
Includes
  • All river gear, including rafts, wetsuits, and life vests
  • Transportation
  • National Park certified guide
  • Photos
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

The meeting point is the parking lot directly across the street from the Shell Gas station. There you will find a white 15-passenger van and a yellow school bus with red rafts.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Waiver forms must be signed before departure
  • You should be wearing your swimsuit under your clothes upon arriving at the meeting point for the riverside change process
  • Bring a towel, water bottle, and snacks, which can be left on the bus while you are rafting
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 15 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    4/5

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