Ultimate White Water Rafting Experiences in Whistler, Vancouver and Squamish

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Raft and Stay at the Executive Suites in Squamish

With our Raft & Stay packages at the Executive Suites Hotel & Resort in Squamish, you can soak in all Squamish has to offer and save on your rafting trip with Canadian Outback Rafting and on your hotel stay!

Squamish is rapidly garnering worldwide attention as THE adventure destination in Canada.  No longer just a roadside stop on the way to Whistler, Squamish now boasts a myriad of things to see and do, including the incredible Sea to Sky Gondola, another “must-do” along with one of our awesome rafting trips.

“We just stayed using the Magic in the Mountains package. Really good deal, great room, very friendly, helpful staff. No complaints at all. The hot tub was good times. The pool was perfect. The food is pretty good. What else can I say? We really enjoyed our stay and we will definitely return for more magic in the mountains next chance we get. Great job Executive Suites!!!!” ~ TA

The Eagle Viewing Raft & Stay Package

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.

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.

Photo by Austin Heffelfinger

Photo by Austin Heffelfinger

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.

Finish your Winter Eagle Float Tour at a cozy restaurant for a warm hearty meal at the Executive Suites Hotel & Resort restaurant!

“Even in the pouring rain, the eagle float is amazing! Easily saw 100± eagles and a couple of seals chaperoned our tour as well 😉. Great staff and a great experience. I am even planning a 2nd trip when the snow hits!” ~ Joy Prine

Get 10% off on the BEST RATE on your hotel stay at the Executive Suites Hotel & Resort when you book your Eagle Viewing Raft & Stay Package. Your hotel stay must be booked directly with the Executive Suites Hotel & Resort.

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  • Activity Level: Beginners. Perfect for families.
  • Experience Level: No prior rafting experience is required.
  • Check-in: Start and end at our rafting base in Squamish. Transportation to our base from Vancouver or Whistler is available. Ask us for details
  • 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 at our Squamish rafting base.
    • On-river snack & refreshment provided.
    • Restaurant meal
  • Restrictions: Must be 5 years or older and weigh minimum 50 lbs.
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Recent 5 Star TripAdvisor unbiased traveler reviews of the Eagle Viewing Float:

“My husband enjoyed a relaxing eagle viewing excursion in beautiful Squamish / Brackendale BC, home to one of the largest wintering eagle spots. Matt our guide was very personable and informative. Canadian Outback does a good job fitting the rafters with the gear to be safe and comfortable while learning about and spotting eagles. Great hot chocolate and snack bar on the raft float, followed by a nice lunch at Norman Rudy’s restaurant. Bringing vegetarian it was nice to have the option of a delicious veggie chilli. We would highly recommend this activity for all! Bring your zoom lens for some beautiful eagle shots, and you may even see a seal!”

“My wife and I took the float trip to view the Bald Eagles. We took advantage of the shuttle from downtown Vancouver … which was VERY convenient and a comfortable way to see the scenery. The eagles congregate around the river between November and January. We went in early December and saw a lot of eagles. The tour company was well organized and communicated key information prior to our trip. The guide (Matt) was really helpful, very informative, with a good sense of humor. They have ample gear to ensure that you stay dry and some great hot chocolate to keep us warm. The river is calm and it is an easy float. There was no issue bringing camera equipment.”

“Even in the pouring rain, the eagle float is amazing! Easily saw 100± eagles and a couple of seals chaperoned our tour as well 😉. Great staff and a great experience. I am even planning a 2nd trip when the snow hits!”

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The Elaho Exhilarator Raft & Stay Package

The Wet & Wild Elaho Exhilarator rafting trip is one of our most popular rafting adventures, and for good reason.

Our talented team of professional river guides will teach you the skills necessary to ride big waves and catch air as you navigate down the Class 3-4 Elaho and Squamish Rivers. Your courage will be tested as you travel through the infamous “Devil’s Elbow” section of the rapids, as seen on TV’s famous Eco-Challenge Adventure Race. Depending on the water levels, you’ll also be able to swim through some small rapids and enjoy a few laughs as your crewmates scramble to stay on board.

Along with some of North America’s most exhilarating rapids, your river journey will take you through approximately 10 miles of British Columbia’s most inspiring wilderness. Take time to appreciate your surroundings and enjoy the world-class scenery including old growth forests, dormant volcanoes, towering glaciers, and stunning waterfalls that cascade hundreds of feet toward the river. If you’re really lucky you’ll get a glimpse of the local deer, beavers and bears which often stop by the river’s edge.

This is white water rafting at its best!

“The Elaho Exhilarator trip was perfect. The guides were very well organized and efficient, but without rushing their guests. The rafting trip itself was just the right length — not too long, not too short. Highly recommended.”~ ScottF702

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SAVE UP TO 15% on the Elaho Exhilarator when you book a Raft & Stay Package

April 20 – September 29, 2019
Daily Departures
Weekdays at 9:00 am, plus 1:00 pm from Jul 13 – Aug 23,
Saturdays at 9:00 am, plus 1:00 pm from Jun 1 – Sep 29,

Sundays at 11:00 am
Adults (17+) Youth (13-16)
$159.99
$135.99
$139.99
$118.99

*Prices are shown in Canadian dollars. A $5 RRF fee and taxes not included in prices shown. Visiting from abroad? Check out exchange rates here!
*Your hotel reservation confirmation number will be required to confirm your raft and stay package.

  • Activity Level: Adventurous beginners.
  • Experience Level: No prior rafting experience is required.
  • Check-in: Start and end at our rafting base the Executive Suites Hotel & Resort in Squamish. Transportation to our base from Whistler and Vancouver is available. Ask us for details.
  • What’s Included:
    • Instruction, training, and leadership from expert rafting guides.
    • Rafting gear, wetsuits, booties, life jackets, and helmets.
    • Transportation from our rafting base at the Executive Suites Hotel & Resort in Squamish to and from the river.
    • A snack (Clif Bar) and drink on the river.
  • Adventure Duration: Approximately 2.5 hours of rafting, plus some time getting ready at our base and busing to and from the river. You’ll be back at our base approx. 5-5.5 hours after you first arrive.
  • Restrictions: Must be 13 or older and weigh over 90 lbs.

TripAdvisor

Recent 5Star TripAdvisor unbiased traveler reviews of the Elaho Exhilarator:

“I just wanted to thank you for the wonderful whitewater rafting trip! It would seem that everyone, myself included, walked away VERY satisfied. One of my co-workers told me that this “was the most fun he’d ever had on a company outing”. That pretty much says it all. You guys rock!”

“The location of the rafting experience on the Elaho River is probably one of the most scenic in the world and the rafting is great!!

“For sure we want to come back! It was awesome and excellent and lots of fun and adrenaline-pumping.”

“I’ve rafted with other companies and Canadian Outback Rafting is by far the best.”

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The Cheakamus Splash Raft & Stay Package

The Family-Friendly Cheakamus Splash rafting trip is a half-day fun float trip that features small splashy rapids, outstanding scenery and lots of laughs. It’s an ideal outdoor activity for families, children, seniors, and anyone looking for a gentle and fun scenic rafting adventure.

As you raft down the glacier-fed Cheakamus River between old growth forests, you’ll experience the excitement of gentle rapids and see a variety of birds, wildlife, waterfalls, and the towering peaks of the Coast Mountains in British Columbia. At the same time you’ll learn about the intriguing Squamish First Nations history, a key part of the history of the area.

Of course anytime kids get around water, you know there will be a water fight!  Perfect the art of splashing others (you never know when the Splash Monster will rise out of the river!), and get a chance to cool off with a quick dip in the pure, glacier-fed, jade-tinted water.

This summer get out on the river … the Cheakamus Splash is a ton of fun for the whole family!

“We took our 5 year old son on the family float trip down the Cheakamus Splash which was fantastic. The guides were knowledgeable, engaging and fun. It was a great day on the river and I highly recommend to anyone wanting a great kid friendly adventure in beautiful Squamish!” ~ campingCJ

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SAVE UP TO 15% on the Cheakamus Splash when you book a Raft & Stay Package

April 20 – September 29, 2019
Daily Departures
Monday to Friday at 9:15 am, plus 3:00 pm from Jul 13 – Aug 23
Saturday at 9:15 am, plus 3:00 pm from Jun 1 – Sep 29
Sunday at 11:15 am, plus 3:00 pm from Jun 1 – Sep 29
Adults (17+) Youth (5-16)
$109.99
$93.49
$74.99
$63.74

*Prices are shown in Canadian dollars. A $5 RRF fee and taxes not included in prices shown. Visiting from abroad? Check out exchange rates here!
*Your hotel reservation confirmation number will be required to confirm your raft and stay package.

  • Activity Level: Beginners. Perfect for young families.
  • Experience Level: No prior rafting experience is required.
  • Check-in: Start and end at our rafting base the Executive Suites Hotel & Resort in Squamish. Transportation to our base from Whistler is available. Ask us for details.
  • What’s Included:
    • Instruction, training, and leadership from expert rafting guides.
    • Rafting gear, wetsuits (optional on hot days), booties, life jackets, and helmets.
    • Transportation from our rafting base at the Executive Suites Hotel & Resort in Squamish to and from the river.
    • A snack (Clif Bar) and drink on the river.
  • Adventure Duration: Approximately 90 minutes of rafting, plus some time getting ready at our base and busing to and from the river. We’ll be back at our base approx. 3 hours after you first arrive.
  • Restrictions: Must be 5 years or older and weigh minimum 50 lbs.

TripAdvisor

Recent 5Star TripAdvisor unbiased traveler reviews of the Cheakamus Splash:

“Canadian Outback Rafting provided an excellent first rafting trip for my young family. With spectacular scenery, kid-friendly guides, and just enough bumps and splashes, this trip was a hit with kids small and big alike!”

“For sure we want to come back! It was awesome and excellent and lots of bumps and fun!”

“I’ve rafted with other companies and Canadian Outback Rafting is by far the best.”

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Share your memories!  Post your pics & vids online.

Take home all the incredible action shots and GoPro video footage from your rafting trip.  It’s the perfect way to share (brag) to all your friends on social media.

  • USB stick full of action shots of you conquering the river for just $55 plus taxes.
  • GoPro video camera rental and hi-def footage of your rafting adventure for just $55 plus taxes.
  • Bundle and Save!  Get both the USB stick full of your pics and your GoPro hi-def video footage for just $90 plus taxes.
  • For the ultimate experience, get a Pro Media Package including the trip photos, as well as a fully edited hi-def video of your rafting adventure for just $150 plus tax.

BONUS:  Purchase any of the above and get a $30 rafting coupon for you and each of your friends to use the next time you come out rafting with us!

Capture the moment to share with your friends and family for years to come!

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