Whistler White Water Rafting

Rushing rivers abound around Whistler, and rafting is the best way to enjoy them! So grab a paddle, hold tight, and enjoy one of the most refreshing adventure in Whistler.


When the snow melts; rushing from the peaks and glaciers of the Coastal Mountains, the rivers run white and fast. That’s where the name whitewater rafting comes from. The Whistler Valley and its surrounding offer many wide, roaring rivers for adventures. The Green, Lower Cheakamus, Elaho and Squamish Rivers together provide a fun terrain to play with. Whether you want sit at the front and hold tight, or paddle hard at the back, a rating tour will be an exhilarating adventure for all. Between two splashes, take a second to look around and enjoy sensational scenery of mountain peaks, glaciers, waterfalls, forest and a glimpse of local wildlife.

Expect to get wet

There are several companies in Whistler that have been operating the local rivers for years. Trained and experienced staff, certified equipment and lots of fun will make your rafting tour a success. You can choose to go for a couple of hours or a full day adventure, including BBQ and lots of laugher. From family escapades to thrill seeking adventures, Whistler offers a wide choice for rafting tours. So pick the best for you and hop in!

Some operators

  • Canadian Outback Adventures provides numerous tours for all ages and abilities, from mellow eco-tours to thrilling heli-rafting experiences
  • Wedge Rafting offers multiple departures from Whistler Village and makes sure that all tours are accessible to first-timers
  • Whistler River Adventures provides tours for all abilities and budgets, making sure you will have the best rafting experience