White-water rafting in Jasper tours

Take your holiday to the next level out on the water in Jasper.

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Experience Jasper on one of its mighty rivers with just white water between you and the spectacular scenery and wildlife of the Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park.

Take your pick of the more forgiving Class 2 sections or get a real wake-up call as you thunder through some of the more challenging runs with these white-water rafting experiences in Jasper.

Where can I go white-water rafting in Jasper?

  • Athabasca River. A great introduction to rafting on the doorstep of Jasper with Class 2 rapids.
  • Sunwapta River. Living up to its Stoney Indian name for “turbulent river”, Sunwapta River has a steep gradient and numerous rapids.
  • Fraser River. Ride Class 3+ rapids with the chance to spot wildlife and seasonal spawning salmon.

Our top picks:

Best for price: Athabasca River Mile 5 Morning Rafting Trip, Rocky Mountain River Guides

Best for price: Athabasca River Mile 5 Morning Rafting Trip, Rocky Mountain River Guides from Viator

Highlights:

  • Cost: From $36.25
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Available on: Daily
  • Appropriate for: No experience necessary
  • Extras: Hotel pickup and drop-off, all equipment

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Best for value: Sunwapta Challenge Whitewater Rafting, Maligne Adventures

Best for value: Sunwapta Challenge Whitewater Rafting, Maligne Adventures from Viator

Highlights:

  • Cost: $111.38
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Available on: Daily
  • Appropriate for: Adventurous beginners 12 years and older
  • Extras: Return transfers from Downtown Jasper, all equipment

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Best for kids: Jasper Rafting Athabasca Canyon Run

Best for kids: Jasper Rafting Athabasca Canyon Run from Viator

Highlights:

  • Cost: $98.70
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Available on: Daily
  • Appropriate for: Beginners 6 years and older
  • Extras: All equipment

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Best for first timers: Sunwapta River Self-Drive Rafting Trip, Rocky Mountain River Guides

Best for first timers: Sunwapta River Self-Drive Rafting Trip, Rocky Mountain River Guides from Viator

Highlights:

  • Cost: $98.70
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Available on: Daily
  • Appropriate for: No experience necessary
  • Extras: All equipment

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White-water rafting experiences compared

CompanyLocationDuration (from)InclusionsSuitable forRapid classPrice (from)Book with
Rocky Mountain River GuidesAthabasca River and Sunwapta River2 hoursHotel pickup and drop-off, all equipmentNo experience necessary$2Child: $36.23, Adult: $72.45Viator
Maligne AdventuresSunwapta Challenge Whitewater Rafting4 hoursAll equipment, return transfersNo experience necessary$3$117Viator
Maligne AdventuresAthabasca River, Sunwapta River and Fraser River3 hours 30 minutesAll equipmentBeginners 5 years and olderChild: $47.12, Adult: $94.25Viator
Jasper Whitewater AdventuresAthabasca River Canyon3 hoursAll equipmentBeginners 6 years and older$2Child: $49.35, Adult: $98.70Viator

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