Half-Day Whitewater Rafting in Revelstoke

Apex Rafting Company Ltd

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Enjoy the spectacular beauty of the Revelstoke area of British Columbia while river rafting down the wild and scenic Illecillewaet River. On this 4-hour round trip excursion, you'll experience an exhilarating adventure on Class II and III whitewater. Ideal for families, first timers and experienced river runners alike. Share your sense of adventure and love of the river on this fun and memorable rafting trip.

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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
September 11, 2022
Apex took such good care of us. Good equipment, on time, excellent guides and so much fun. Cody helped us stay safe and shared so many bits of information about the river and the surrounding area. Loved this experience!!!!
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
September 5, 2022
Had a great time rafting with these guys. Special mention to Jay our guide, who helped us have a great time and was super chatty. Very knowledgable about the area and the river, and made sure we got the most of the rapids. All staff clearly knew what they were doing and were funny, engaging and thorough. The rafting was the perfect time length, not too long or short, and the snacks at the end were a welcome bonus. Free photos included was also great as so many places typically charge you for them so was such a nice touch. Would highly recommend!
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
August 31, 2022
What a fun day we had! SInce the water conditions allowed, we all went in small paddle rafts. The rapids were quite dramatic and wet and our guide, Landon, made the most of each set. Landon "trained" us well before we hit the first rapid, making it clear that we were the power of the boat. Landon is a great guide, low key, with a dry sense of humor that made us laugh. Luke, the TL gave us a thorough safety talk on the way to the put in. He also has a great sense of humor. The gear was great - wet suits, splash jackets and neoprene socks made the ice splashes easy to take. Also appreciate the snacks and the free photos emailed to us the same day.
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Pass By: Mount Revelstoke National Park, Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0 Canada

Our rafting trip flows alongside Mt. Revelstoke National Park allowing for fantastic views of snowcapped peaks, ice fields and glaciers.

Stop At: Apex Rafting Company, 112 First St. East, Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0 Canada

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.

Duration: 4 hours

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • 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
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled 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 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • All necessary rafting equipment
  • Professional river guide
  • Photo service
  • Round trip transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Apex Rafting Company

  • Food and drinks, but available on site at the River City Pub
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenirs and T-Shirts (available to purchase)

4 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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