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Rafting Team Stories …

Graham Young
President & Co-Owner

Graham was born in Saskatchewan and is a die-hard ‘Riders fan. He moved to Victoria in his teens and quickly became enthralled with the mountains and the river experiences that BC provides. He initially picked up paddling skills canoeing the voyager routes of Northern Saskatchewan, and has since applied them to the rivers of the Rockies and Coast Mountain Range.

With a zest for travel and a passion for the rafting industry, Graham has honed his skills on some of the most challenging rivers around the world. Over the course of his rafting career he has traveled to more than 30 countries and rafted commercially on every continent except for Antarctica.

His years of experience in the industry have helped him build a team of top end, professional guides from within Canada and some of the most highly regarded rafting countries around the world. With the right pieces in place, and an understanding of the varied challenges of the rafting industry, Graham helps to provide every customer with a safe, exceptional and memorable raft trip.

Whether he is running the class five rapids of Australia’s Tully River or hitchhiking through Burundi, pushing his own comfort level is what keeps a smile on Graham’s face. When he isn’t floating down a river or traveling through foreign jungles you can find him on his mountain bike, working on his kite-boarding skills, or sitting by a campfire.

Nicole Dresler
Reservations & Sales Manager

New to our team this year, Nicole is excited to be part of the Canadian Outback Rafting Family!

Moving out to BC with her family in her teens, Nicole fell in love with the mountains and everything our beautiful province has to offer. She quickly became passionate about the outdoors and caring for the environment. When she is not in the office you will find her hiking, climbing, camping, and traveling.

It is her enthusiasm for the outdoors that drew her into the Adventure Tourism Industry. She strives to provide exceptional guest service and to create a unique experience for each guest that rafts with us. She wants each guest to experience the excitement and thrill that she does while outdoors.

Nicole, who is always looking to add to her list of experiences, hopes to inspire people to spend more time outside, and to step outside of their comfort zone by saying yes to adventure.

Current Openings

Operational Department

Operations Manager – Summer 2021

We are looking for a key team member to join us as a Operations Manager for the 2021 Season. Their role and responsibilities will be focused on  preparation of the business’ operational department, staffing of river trips for both river guides and river drivers, and identifying and delegating the needs of each rafting trip to river guides and trip leaders. Click on the link above for more details.

White Water Senior Rafting Instructor – Summer 2021

We are looking for key team members to join us as White Water Senior Rafting Instructors for the 2021 summer season. Their roles and responsibilities will be focused on safety, logistics, trip leading, raft maintenance, as well as technical instruction of the lower level raft guides. Click on the link above for more details.

White Water Rafting Junior Guide – Summer 2021
We are looking for key team members to join us as white water rafting junior guides for the 2021 summer season. Their roles and responsibilities will be focused on safety, logistics and customer service. Click on the link above for more details.

Driver – Summer 2021
We are looking for key team members to join as drivers for the 2021 summer season. Click on the link above for more details.

Reservations Department

No positions currently available.

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