$83 for Paddle or Power Whitewater-Rafting Day Trip from Hyak River Rafting in Burnaby (Up to $166.75 Value)

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In a Nutshell

  • 30+ years of experience
  • Challenging river
  • Licensed & certified guides
  • Lunch & gear included

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Sep 26, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 4 per person. Limit 4 per visit. 21 day cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply at appointment. Must be 10 or older for paddle rafting trip. Must be 8 or older for power rafting trip. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The best part of rafting is the exhilaration of exploration, up until you realize the difficulty of paddling through pudding in your bathtub and must face yourself in the mirror. Take to a real river with today's Groupon: for $83, you get a paddle or power whitewater-rafting day trip on the Thompson River from Hyak River Rafting, based in Burnaby (up to a $166.75 value). On the day of their trip, water adventurers meet at 176 Trans Canada Highway in Lytton.

For more than 30 years, Hyak River Rafting’s licensed and certified guides have led rafting parties down the flumes of the Thompson River. During the 36-kilometre paddle excursion, boaters navigate both powerful waves and quiet stretches bound within the steep walls of the Black Canyon. Adventurers desiring horsepower can opt for the 5.5-hour power day trip, which follows the same route on the Thompson but occasionally levitates as it turns upstream to reconquer rapids dubbed Jaws of Death and Cutting Board. Each trip offers river conquistadors a refuelling shoreline lunch, as well as a refreshing hot shower at the end of the trip. Hyak outfits oar dunkers with all rafting gear, including sheet music for jaunty singalongs, and offers recommendations of things to bring for each expedition.

The Thompson paddling trips depart on July 9, 10, and then daily July 16–Sept 25 from the Lytton base at 10:30 a.m. Sunday–Friday and at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Saturdays. Through July 1, the power day trips depart on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. From July 1 through September 3 , power day trips depart daily at 11:30 a.m.

Vancouver Water Adventures

Vancouver Water Adventures equips maritime adventurers with wet suits, life jackets, and personal watercraft for exploring the waterways of False Creek and English Bay. The staff stocks a fleet of jet skis, paddleboards, and kayaks, which riders can paddle past beaches and along inlets. In addition to soaking up scenic ocean views and spying on local wildlife, guests can accompany skilled guides on jet ski tours to the area's most impressive sights. Those operating machines must have a valid driver's licence, and all passengers must be at least 6 years old without factoring in alternate theories of relativity.

Customer Reviews

Killer!!! Definitely again next year!
Matt S. · October 31, 2016
Nice service. Poured rain on us an hour in.
David C. · September 21, 2016
Great place, great experience!
Marlon H. · September 13, 2016
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    West Central Valley

    176 Trans Canada Highway

    Lytton, British Columbia V0K 1Z0


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