British Columbia Rafting Adventure

Float down one of British Columbia's peaceful rivers on this tranquil and relaxing wilderness experience

Duration 2 days Paddling
Time of Year
Time of year May - October
Total distance 35km
Group Size
Group size 2 - 4 Guests
Difficulty Easy
Meeting Location
Meeting in Squamish

Trip Highlights

  • Mountain and glacier views
  • Bald eagle sightings are very common
  • Incredible photo opportunities with mountain views
  • Swim in the crystal clear waters
  • Excellent camping cuisine cooked by your guide
  • No cell service. Unplug and unwind
  • Relax on sandy beaches

This scenic journey begins once we turn off the world renowned Sea to Sky highway and drive up the Squamish valley FSR. On a winding road you will thoroughly enjoy this drive through a hollow and lush coastal forest that feels rather enchanted, with views of the broken glaciers from the Ashlu Mountain range.

Our river journey begins at the Elaho – Squamish confluence and ends at the Ashlu bridge. With glacial water that is crystal clear and about 8 degrees Celsius (46 Fahrenheit), your senses will be heightened as we are submersed in this wilderness environment. As we float and paddle through the braids of the upper Squamish river we will be in awe of the surrounding vistas. With Broken glaciers over head and waterfalls around the corner there is always a view to satisfy. Along with the views, the chances of seeing bald eagles, or reeling in a trout are high. There are many options to camp on this river, gravel bars, beaches, forest groves, we have all the flexibility to do what we want when we want.

This river trip is ideal for anyone looking to experience the wild in a convenient and accessible location. No experience camping or paddling necessary, anyone can enjoy, relax and learn about the wilderness. Weather it's flora and fauna, making a fire or even a river side sauna, there are many ways to get creative in the river banks. Leave your emails and worries behind as this trip is beyond the reaches of cell service to ensure a truly relaxing and rejuvenating wilderness experience.

Pricing Per Person

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2+ Guests

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What our customers say about Outdoor Explore guided adventures

Always good fun out with the Outdoor Explore team. First time out with these guys I was worried I wouldn't be able to keep up, but they helped make me feel comfortable and safe the whole time. Solid, confident, and proficient guides. Amazing way to visit the outdoors, seeing places that would be hard to access alone....

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Trip details


Day 1

  • Meet your guide in Squamish, then travel to the put-in
  • At the put in, we will assemble the gear and get prepped to put on the river
  • River briefing and safety chat
  • Snack and begin river float
  • Lunch and explore surroundings
  • Continue rafting
  • Make camp – enjoy surrounds with many different activities
  • Appetizer, dinner, desert. Socializing around the campfire

Day 2

  • Coffee
  • Breakfast and pack up camp
  • Begin float
  • Lunch
  • Continue down river
  • Reach take out and begin to pack up gear
  • Drop off back at pickup location

Itinerary Disclaimer
Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region, we cannot guarantee that we will stick to this plan. Weather conditions and the health of participants can all contribute to changes. The trip leader/guide will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but an easy going nature will be an asset!


Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks are included while on the trip.

We can cater to any dietary requirements. Please let us know if you have any food allergies or dietary requirements BEFORE your trip.


Tented accommodation (1 night) is included in the trip price. We use MSR Elixir tents, which are spacious, warm and comfortable. 1, 2, or 3 person options are available.

Please bring your own sleeping bag and sleeping pad (e.g. Thermarest). If you do not have either of these, please select the rental option when booking your trip or contact us to arrange a rental.

Price Includes/Excludes
Price Includes
  • All breakfast, lunch and dinner while on the trip, prepared and cooked by the guide.
  • One experienced and knowledgeable guide
  • Rafts and rafting equipment (paddles, PFD, dry bags, food barrels, etc.)
  • Tents (price is on a sharing basis)
  • Transport from the meeting location to the trip, and back
  • Water purification throughout the trip
  • Stove gas for cooking
  • Emergency equipment (Comprehensive First aid kit, satellite phone etc.)
Price Excludes
  • Tipping for the guide
  • Transport to and from the meeting location (optional)
  • Breakfast on the first day and dinner on the last day
  • Your personal clothing and equipment. See packing list above
  • Your personal travel/cancellation insurance
  • Any rental equipment, if applicable (e.g. sleeping bags)


We're happy to answer any questions you have about this trip. Give us a call or drop us an email.

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