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Itinerary
Make your way to the tour office, located at 906 Scott Street in Gardiner, at 11:30am for your 12pm departure. You'll be provided with a wet suit and water gear, then board a tour vehicle for a 15-minute ride to the river. On the shore, listen to a water safety briefing, then board your raft and paddle off into the current with your guide giving directions. 

Spend the next 2-3 hours paddling through class III and IV rapids while getting lovely views of the river and its surroundings. This tour is suitable for whitewater rafting enthusiasts with some experience and who are in good physical shape. There is a minimum of 4 adults per booking required; the raft will accommodate between 6 and 8 adult paddlers, plus a guide. 

Go ashore, where guides will meet you and transfer you back to the tour office, where you'll dry off and get an opportunity to buy some of the photos taken during your trip.
Locations visited
Yellowstone River
Wild West Rafting
Overview
On this adventurous 2-hour tour, you'll experience Yankee Jim Canyon's class III and IV rapids while shooting down 5 miles (8km) of turbulent river. Guided by an experienced instructor, you'll get safety and paddling guidance, as well as all the necessary equipment. This tour is suitable for participants in good physical condition.
Highlights
  • 2- to 3-hour white water rafting trip through Yankee Jim's Canyon
  • Shoot class III and class IV rapids
  • Suitable for experienced rafters with a good level of physical fitness
  • All equipment included
  • Photos available for purchase after the trip
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome trip!

After looking around at many rafting places in Gardiner we finally chose wild west. It was a great choice. We did a private half day white water trip and our guide Pat was great! The rafting was great, great views and lots of fun rapids....More

Thank Brittany H
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile
Great day on the River

We signed on for a half day rafting with Thomas as our guide, having four daughter's, two younger (age 8 and 6) and two older ages 14 and 12 we enjoyed the trip so much we booked the next day for a full day trip...More

Thank kbberg
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile
Top-notch rafting experience!

Can’t say enough great things about these guys! Great customer service from start to finish. Very organized, and all of the employees are very attentive in making sure that you have what you need before you even get to the water. You can tell all...More

Thank baymoss36
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile
Go. Just do it.

Ask for Jay and/or Fin! He was super funny, and the trip was awesome! First time rafting, and I will definitely be doing it any chance I get!

Thank Logan F
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile
Awesome Experience!

This was our first experience with white water rafting for our family. I was nervous and I want to give a huge shout out to our guide, Matty (or Maddy?:) He was extremely thorough with instructions and very reassuring. He was so friendly & fun...More

Thank MDLC2504
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