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Canadian Outback Rafting

1,379 reviews
Squamish, Canada
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About Canadian Outback Rafting
Running half-day, full day and two-day Rafting tours on the rivers of the Sea to Sky corridor. We have convenient starting points from several Vancouver, Whistler and Squamish Hotels. We operate 7 days a week and on weekends we offer morning and afternoon departures.
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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58 reviews
Enjoy hair-raising adventure in the wilds of Canada on this 5.5-hour Elaho River white-water rafting adventure from Squamish. Hop aboard your bus and travel to the banks of the Elaho River, deep in the mighty Squamish Valley. Then, pull on your safety gear, grab your paddle and take to the waves. Challenge yourself against the river’s winding twists and turns as your guide navigates you through the choppy class III-IV rapids. During your 3-hour descent, explore British Columbia’s breathtaking wilderness and watch the riverbanks for native bears, beavers and deer.
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$131.88 per adult
4-Hour Eagle Viewing River Float Trip From Squamish with Lunch
4 reviews
The Squamish wilderness is home to a diverse array of native birds, but few can capture the imagination like Canada’s wild eagles. On this tour, float along the lower Cheakamus and Squamish Rivers as your guide points out native wintering eagles in their natural habitat. With round-trip travel from Squamish, Vancouver, or Whistler included, enjoy unrivalled views over Mt. Garibaldi, Shannon Falls, and the Coast Mountains of British Columbia.
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$95.91 per adult
Full-Day Cheakamus Rafting and Sea to Sky Gondola Combo from Vancouver
3 reviews
Splash through the rapids of the Cheakamus River, paddling gentle waves between towering evergreens, on a full-day combination trip from Vancouver. You’ll travel past British Colombia’s coastal forests on the way to the river, then change into dry clothes for the Sea to Sky Gondola, where you’ll have views across Howe Sound and the mountains. This adventurous, family-friendly day is a good fit for first-time rafters, and it includes your tickets to the Sky to Sea Gondola, as well as round-trip transport from selected hotels in Vancouver.
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$156.66 per adult
Overnight Camping and River-Rafting Trip in Squamish
4 reviews
Explore British Columbia’s rugged wilderness on this 2-day camping and river-rafting trip in Squamish. Pull on your safety gear and paddle through the Elaho River’s class III and IV rapids with your guide. Navigate wild twists and turns through Canada’s Coast Mountain range. As the sun sets and night starts to fall, pitch camp by the fireside and fall asleep under the stars. Next morning, awake to coffee and pancakes, then pack your camping kit back into your raft and paddle onward to the end of your rafting adventure.
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$323.72 per adult
11 reviews
The Cheakamus River winds through some of Squamish’s most beautiful wilderness terrain, and the powerful currents offer the perfect conditions for white-water rafting. On this tour, navigate the swirling twists and turns by raft with your guide at the helm, and experience wet and wild thrills and spills in the Canadian countryside. Your morning or afternoon tour includes all equipment plus round-trip travel from central Whistler.
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$91.91 per adult
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Reviewed yesterday

Three friends, a full raft, and a guide named Leon was a recipe for an absolutely wonderful experience for beginner paddlers like us, as well as the more seasoned. Attentive crew members, great direction in safety and how-tos, and surrounded by mountainous scenery one never...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing time, thanks to our guide Ben, definitely the best!! The gear was pretty good, very organised set up

Date of experience: May 2019
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My son and I went to Vancouver for a vacation and this was one of our attractions we did. We had a blast and I highly recommend Canadian Outback Rafting if you are going on White Water Rafting trip!!! The staff were friendly and our...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wow, what an absolutely fantastic experience. My heart was pounding the whole time, the staff kept us laughing and the scenery was stunning. Our guide Will was very knowledgeable about the surrounding area, and would point out landmarks, animals and give narration during calmer stretches...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jacquie R
Rafting R, Reservations Agent at Canadian Outback Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Jacquie, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear that you had a great experience and look forward to hosting you in the future! Cheers, The Canadian Outback Rafting Crew

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my fiancee had such a great day doing this. From start to finish they were pleasant, funny and professional. I have never been white water rafting before but I cannot wait to go back and do it again. Our guide was Jordan and...More

Thank Kevin O
Rafting R, Reservations Coordinator at Canadian Outback Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Kevin, Thank you for taking the time to write us this review. We are so happy to hear that your rafting experience was memorable for both you and your fiancee. We would love to have you back any time. Hope to see you on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my sisters from the UK to an experience they’ll never forget. Jordan the guide made the trip exciting. Definitely a must.More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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Rafting R, Reservations Coordinator at Canadian Outback Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, It is great to hear you were able to share the unforgettable experience of rafting with your sisters from the UK. We will be sure to let Jordan know you enjoyed his expert guiding. We hope to see you out on the rivers, The...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I did the tour with my 10 year old daughter, her friend and my 6 year old daughters. I chose this tour because it was the only one that allowed 6 year olds. I was pleasantly surprised how much fun the ride was. My wife...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
Thank William T
Rafting R, Reservations Coordinator at Canadian Outback Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello William, Thank you for taking the time to write this thorough review. We are glad to hear that both you and your children enjoyed the trip. Yes, the beautiful warm weather of last week was not only an enjoyable sunny break, but also made...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The only thing we would have like it to have more directions when we first got on the property. To say to people to go to the white awning where there are tables is confusing as there are several white awnings on the property. It...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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Rafting R, Reservations Coordinator at Canadian Outback Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for coming rafting this us and taking the time to provide us with this constructive feedback. We really do appreciate it and will be sure to take it on board. We did unfortunately have one day where we experienced issues with our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Engaging guides and staff, beautiful views and a comprehensive but lighthearted safety briefing made for an all around wonderful day. Even the bumpy bus ride was tolerable with introductions from our guides and picturesque views. Definitely would go again.More

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Date of experience: April 2019
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Rafting R, Reservations Coordinator at Canadian Outback Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review AdraestiaF. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed spending the day with our staff & taking in the incredible views of the Squamish Valley. We would love to have you back anytime. See...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visit Squamish I booked a 90min rafting trip and it was amazing! The sights, sounds, and aboriginal history was present! Located in Squamish at their new digs, it’s a lovely property and safe to park your car and belongings... Great 1/2 day trip to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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186wanderer
August 6, 2018|
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Response from BeaGu | Reviewed this property |
I drove there. I am sure there are buses going that way. I suggest you call the rafting company, they might have some recommendations
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kevinmarkusnaslund
July 7, 2018|
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Response from Rafting R | Property representative |
Hi there Thanks for checking, whilst the peak season is usually June-August, we raft from late April to end of September. Early September is a great time to join us on the river! Let us know if you have any other questions... More
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heron48
June 1, 2018|
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Response from Rafting R | Property representative |
Hi there, We recommend booking as far in advance as possible to ensure you get on your desired trip, however, we do have availability on that date at the moment and will be taking bookings up to the day before subject to... More
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