Sunwapta River

Adults $119
Self-Drive $109
Difficulty Class III
Water Time ~1.25 hours
Total Time (from town) ~3.5 hours
Book Now No online booking fee at checkout. Prices do not include Parks Canada Levy or GST.

Grand Adventure

Tackle the powerful white water of the Sunwapta River, challenge yourself by rafting through consistent Class II and Class III rapids, and be rewarded with grand views of the Endless Chain mountain range.

Your Itinerary

Times will vary depending on water levels, punctuality, pickups, weather, etc. The times below are to provide a general itinerary.

8:45 AM - Meet at the RV Parking Lot

With your swimwear on (underneath some warm clothes) on, you will meet our team at the RV Parking Lot, located just across the railway tracks from downtown Jasper. When you see our blue or yellow school buses, you'll know you're in the right spot!

9:00 AM - Depart the RV Parking Lot

With your swimwear on (underneath some warm clothes), it's time to set off! To get to the put-in, you'll enjoy a 45 minute drive on the spectacular Icefields Parkway. Once introductions have been made, one of our professional raft guides will explain the trip, go over the gear, assign everyone's rafts/guides, and answer any questions you might have.

9:45 AM - Arrive at the Put-In

With the bus ride over, it's time to gear-up. Our guides will provide the gear and instructions, as well as the prepare the rafts your upcoming Class III adventure.

10:00 AM - The Adventure Begins!

After a short walk down to the river, it's time to hop into your raft. The Sunwapta River will ease you into the world of whitewater rafting by proving a 10-15 minute section of Class I and Class II water. After that, Class III awaits!

11:15 AM - Arrive at the Take-Out

Roughly an hour and 15 minutes later (depending on water levels), you will finish your adventure upstream of the famous Sunwapta Falls. Here our bus driver will be waiting for your arrival. After helping us return the raft to its trailer, you will go through our finely honed gear-down process.

11:30 AM - Head Back to the RV Parking Lot

One quick head count later, and you'll be on your way back to the RV Parking Lot! From the Sunwapta Falls, it is another 45 minute drive back to town. During this time, entertainment will be provided by one of our Raft Guides in the form of a slideshow of all the trips' photos. Your photos will be available for purchase after your trip through our website.

What's Included?

From Jasper, to the river, and back
River Equipment
Wetsuits, boots, jackets, etc.
Professional Instruction
From one of our certified Raft Guides

What's Not Included?

Available for purchase after your trip. $40 for all of your trip's photos, or $20 for two.

Trip Times

May 31st, 2024 to August 21st, 2024
9:45 AM12:45 PM3:15 PM
May 31st, 2024 to August 21st, 2024
12:45 PM3:15 PM

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