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“Tompson river trip, great experience for family”

Hyak Wilderness Adventures Inc. - Day Tours
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Thompson River Afternoon Power Rafting Trip
Ranked #2 of 12 things to do in Lytton
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Owner description: Hyak provides a variety of river trips from May through September on British Columbia's Best Rivers. Since 1980, more than 170,000 rafters worldwide have enjoyed our first class river trips. From our popular Chilliwack and Thompson River day trips to our world class Chilko/Chilcotin/Fraser 6-Day Expedition, Hyak has the perfect river adventure for you, whether you're a first time rafter or an experienced adrenaline junkie!
Reviewed July 20, 2014

Starting in Lytton, Includes drive up the river and float back down. Marvelous scenery, clear water, exciting but safe rapids. This is a wonderful trip to take a visitor on. Water is very warm in late summer, less warm in the spring. Rapids are actually more exciting when the river is lower, so August is prime time. There are a variety of durations and options, including paddle or powered, and multi-day trips. Paddle is probably preferable, as more eco-friendly and quieter, power is more like a carney ride. All necessities are provided other than swimsuits and water shoes.
Hyak has a bit of a tired air about it, but equipment is in good shape, and operations are safe.
This is an excellent adventure for first time rafters or people unfamiliar with the BC canyons.

1  Thank cryophile
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Reviewed July 8, 2014

May-July is the best time to catch the roaring rapids in Chilliwack like we did last June. A group of two 9-person Boat rafters, we started the 4-hour journey along the Tamahi, Sawmill and Swamp rapids for this adventure. Get ready to paddle the 18-km long winding stretch with Rapid levels one-four. Our guides were every bit as fun and professional from start to end. There is a lovely pit stop to see a falls fed through a hot spring from the other side. Take this trip and enjoy what nature has to offer. Roaring water and calm mountains.

2  Thank Leslie S
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

We just had a wonderful experience in Lytton, BC with the crew from Hyak Wilderness Adventures. A five (plus) hour of pure entertainment and adrenaline rush of White Water Rafting. Super scenic, our guides (pilots) are knowledgeable, experienced and witty. We had also the opportunity to see the wildlife, bears, mountain sheep, eagles, etc. Going through the rapids was a great experience. It was worth every penny and minute we spent on it.

5  Thank Alexsalazar
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Reviewed August 20, 2013

My first time rafting and it sure did not disappoint! My sister and i were picked up in downtown Vancouver and then had a three hour drive up to Lytton which was actually a lovely drive.

The rafting experience was brilliant. The organisation of the whole day was flawless and the Thompson River really was fantastic to raft. I enjoyed every minute of it.

Such a brilliant day out, Hyak were the only tour company I could find that would pick us up from downtown Vancouver and they couldn't have been more accommodating. They were also excellent with email communication when I was booking it.

3  Thank conorbuggy
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Reviewed August 19, 2013

Recently took our 11 and 9 year old grand children on a power (motorized) river rafting tour on the Thompson River. We had an incredible experience, the kids had a great time with a lot of "air time" due to the skill of our guide "Big Wave Dave". He was very safety aware, had a great sense of humour and was very knowledgeable about the history of the area (gold rush days). All of the staff were great. I would really recommend this trip if you want a thrill without the paddling.

1  Thank brucesuz
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