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Half-Day Whitewater Rafting in Revelstoke

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Overview
Enjoy a thrilling white-water rafting experience, and admire views of some of British Columbia’s most spectacular scenery, when you book this beginner-friendly excursion. Pick between morning and afternoon tour times, and set off from central Revelstoke. After a training session, grab your gear and set off on the Illecillewaet River. Enjoy incredible vistas of the Selkirk Mountains as you chart the class II and III rapids with your guide’s instruction.
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You'll start at
112 1 St E
112 1 St E, Revelstoke, BC V0E, CanadaCentrally located in downtown Revelstoke, the rafting office is located inside the lobby area of the Regent Hotel.
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    Apex Raft Company
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
    Meet in the lobby area of the Regent Hotel in downtown Revelstoke. You'll begin by filling out waivers and having any questions answered. Your guides will then pick you up and take you to the gear room, which is equipped with several changing rooms. You'll be given a wet-suit, wet-suit socks and a splash top. Fleece tops and neoprene gloves are also available for cooler days. For under the wet-suit, you should wear swimwear or a light pair of shorts and a t-shirt. Any tie on or strap on footwear is acceptable. Feel free to choose from a vast selection of "experienced" running shoes or bring your own. The river gear is machine washed after each use to keep the river gear hygienic, smelling nice and in good condition. Once all rafters are suited up, the rafting bus will pick you up at the hotel. Drive through the historic Rogers Pass, 35kms east of Revelstoke, to river access below Albert Canyon. On the ride up, your guides will deliver a safety briefing and answer any questions. Upon arrival, you'll be issued helmets and life jackets. A photographer will be following every trip. This is a great opportunity to get group photos. The guides take this time to rig the boats and safety equipment and divide the groups. Once at the riverside you are given an instructional/safety briefing to help prepare for your adventure and then you’re ready to go rafting! Time on the river is somewhere between 2 and 2.5 hours, depending on current river flows. On the river, raft up to 25kms of Class II and III white water rapids. The boundaries of Mt. Revelstoke National Park provide a spectacular backdrop to the river. The Illecillewaet River runs through parts of Canada's only inland rain forest with the chance to see river otters, bears, deer, moose and bird life that frequent the area. Toward the end of the trip, enjoy more of a float and take in the surrounding beauty of the Selkirk Range. The rafting bus will meet you at the Take Out. Enjoy a light snack of pastries and fruit while the guides load boats and collect life jackets and helmets. A short bus ride back will return you to the Regent Hotel. The guides will then gather the rest of the river gear. You have the option to change back into your street clothes or go straight into the hotel hot tub for a quick soak. Back in the rafting office, everyone can watch a slideshow of their river adventure. You can purchase souvenir T-shirts and watch a slideshow of the day's photos if you wish. Conveniently located in the hotel is the River City Pub, where you can enjoy a discounted meal. This is a great way to relax to conclude a fun day on the river with Apex Raft Company.
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You'll end at
112 1 St E
112 1 St E, Revelstoke, BC V0E, CanadaCentrally located in downtown Revelstoke, the rafting office is located inside the lobby area of the Regent Hotel.
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Highlights
  • Enjoy an adventurous way to see beautiful British Columbia
  • This beginner-friendly tour is suited to participants of all experience levels
  • All necessary training and gear are included for your ease
  • Light snacks, discount meal vouchers, and a photo service are provided
Important Information
Departure Point
112 1 St E, Revelstoke, BC V0E, Canada
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All necessary rafting equipment
  • Professional river guide
  • Photo service
  • Round trip transportation
  • Riverside snack
  • Entry/Admission - Apex Raft Company
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, but available on site at the River City Pub
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenirs and T-Shirts (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Not recommended for participants who are pregnant or anyone with back or neck problems
  • Participants do not need to know how to swim
  • Operates in all weather conditions
  • No experience is required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 36 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
160Reviews
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By: Apex Raft Company
Michaela W
129
The best day!
We had the best time of River Rafting for my friends bachelorette weekend! Our guide was so much fun and very
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travelpassion
Belfast, United Kingdom
871482
Great afternoon
My wife and I booked this trip last minute, like an hour before departure, when we were in Revelstoke for a couple
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Hanna L
10
Amazing time
What an amazing experience for the first time river rafting. Went for my sisters bachelorette. Our guide Mike was
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R Munro
10
Great Experience!!
Michael was a great and very experienced guide! He made our first white water rafting trip, as a family, lots of
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Geo D
Victoria, Canada
10
cold day of whitewater rafting
This was a great day even with mother nature trying to freeze us!! Our guide Kobi (sp?) kept us warm with Aunt
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Kayakmom2015
New Westminster, Canada
1612
Exceeded expectations!
Our guide Cody was first rate, the team assisting us excellent, and best of all what great pictures they got, all
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Katherine B
120
First Rate!!!
We had the best time white water rafting with Apex Rafting. The guides were amazing - safety conscious, fun and
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Rich T Noble
San Diego, California
10
Great Rafting Experience!!
Excellent!! So well run. All guides were wonderful, very knowledgeable, not only about rafting, but about the
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Meghan Edwards
Guelph, Canada
90
Fantastic Experience!
My fiancé and I are in BC for a few weeks and decided to check out Revelstoke and do some rafting. It was amazing!
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kendra004
Edmonton, Canada
82
SO much fun!! Really recommend!
My husband and I really enjoyed rafting in Revelstoke with this company ! The variety, intensity and fun of the
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  • Duration: 4h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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