Every winter, one of the world’s largest populations of bald eagles visits the Brackendale area of Squamish to feast on the abundant salmon found in the local rivers. Join us this season for a spectacular opportunity to view these majestic eagles from the unique viewpoint that is the river.

An ideal outdoor winter activity for families, children, seniors, photographers and anyone looking for a gentle and fun scenic outing of bird watching. The Winter Eagle Viewing Float is a family friendly rafting float trip featuring birdlife and wildlife, outstanding scenery and lots of laughs.

  • Activity Level: Beginners. Perfect for families.
  • Experience Level: No prior rafting experience is required.
  • Check-in: Start and end at the Squamish Adventure Centre (38551 Loggers Ln, Squamish, BC V8B 0H2)
  • What’s Included:
    • Instruction & leadership from expert guides with outstanding local knowledge.
    • All necessary rain gear & safety equipment
    • Transportation to the river departing and returning from our meeting location.
  • Restrictions: Must be 5 years or older and weigh minimum 50 lbs.

Book your own boat

During the Covid-19 crisis we have the option to book your own boat so you can reserve a private boat and only raft with those in your existing bubble group. Perfect for families looking to get out on the water, booking your own boat secures 1-6 seats for your bubble on a private raft. We have created special pricing to make this more accessible to our valued guests. You can book your boat here, and get your summer adventure started!

Photo credit: Austin Heffelfinger

See the famous Brackendale eagles up close on our river float trip

This Winter wrap up warm, grab your camera, and embark on this unique journey to view the spectacular bald eagles that gather in the Brackendale area of Squamish, British Columbia, every year.

As you travel the lower Cheakamus and Squamish Rivers, observe, photograph and learn about the local population of wintering eagles as our expert guides share their knowledge of the bald eagles, local area, river features, and flora and fauna with you.

Don’t forget to take in the breathtaking scenery of the Stawamus Chief, Shannon Falls, Mount Garibaldi, and the Coast Mountains of British Columbia. Enjoy your time with your family, friends and nature during this idyllic interpretive wildlife float and learn about the world-renowned Squamish Valley and its thriving eagle population.

Nov 14, 2021– Feb 28, 2022

Daily 11:30am Departures

Adults (17+) $114.99
Youth (5-16) $79.99

Nov 14, 2021– Feb 28, 2022

Daily 11:30am Tours. Departure times from Vancouver will vary.

Adults (17+) $159.99
Youth (5-16) $124.99

Nov 27th, 2021 – Feb 28th, 2022

Daily departures at 11:30am.

2-6 people
(adult or youth) 399.99

Join us for an eagle watching float trip with your closest friends and family! Ask us about group discounts.

Looking to stay in Squamish? Book an Eagle Float with us and receive 15% off your stay at the Executive Suites Hotel and Resort!

We think our rafting adventures are truly unique. However if you are comparing us with other rafting tour operators and find a comparable rafting trip at a better price, we will beat the best price you find. Just give us a call!

Take action! Give yourself a well-deserved gift of adventure.

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