Water activity

Jasper National Park: 2-Hour Whitewater Rafting

Water activity

Jasper National Park: 2-Hour Whitewater Rafting

From US$ 71.03 per person

Enjoy grade 2 whitewater on the Athabasca River, a Canadian Heritage river. View spectacular 360-degree mountain views and discover the history from your licensed park river guide.

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Duration 2 hours
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English, French


  • This tour offers a great introduction to whitewater rafting
  • While rafting down a Canadian Heritage river enjoy the 360 degree mountian view
  • Raft on a Canadian Heritage river
  • Learn the history of the area from your licensed river guide
Full description

Take on the grade 2 whitewater rapids on the Athabasca River while taking in the fresh air and scenic mountain views.

Start your tour in the town of Jasper and head only 8 km south to the put-in point. After suiting up in wetsuits and a safety talk, it's off to the river.

Begin with a 10-minute float to get comfortable in the raft, experience the river environment, and admire the 360-degree Mountain View.

After, embark on the grade 2 rapids which guarantee a splash without the likelihood of falling in. You can choose to swim in the glacial water if you feel brave enough.

After 4 or 5 sections of rapids, the Miette River joins the Athabasca and the trip ends just around the corner at Old Fort Point. All trips are in 8-person rafts with a licensed river guide.

  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Licensed river guide
  • Wetsuits and books
  • Jackets
  • Helmets
  • Gratuities
  • Photographs (available for purchase)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years

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Meeting point

Your tour departs from the RV Parking Lot in Jasper, AB, located next to the Jasper Home Building Centre (706 Sleepy Hollow Road). Please arrive 15 minutes early and look for blue or yellow school buses with yellow rafts on the trailer.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear

Know before you go

  • This tour is suitable for persons 5 years and up
  • Photographs of your rafting experience will be available for purchase at the end of the tour
  • Tips are not included
  • There are no Covid 19 restrictions at this time, however, please do not join the activity if you are testing positive or experiencing Covid-19 symptoms
  • Masks are recommended while traveling in vehicles but are not required
  • These requirements may change based on provincial health recommendations
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 143 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Service
  • Organization

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Great fun without being scary. You get changed on the bus and leave your stuff on it as it picks you up afterwards where you get back in the clothes you arrived in. You're on the water for about 1hr 15m and the guide does the steering, you just paddle when needed. Optional jumping out of the boat at the end which is well worth it, very fresh but not freezing cold as you have your wetsuit on.

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March 29, 2023

This is a very well organized operation. Fun!Fun!Fun! It is an excellent MUST do activity in Jasper. The guys/girls who run it are very friendly, helpful and FUN. Don't be afraid of the rapids, it is only a category 2, you wear a wetsuit, rubber shoes, lifejacket and you have an experienced guide with you. ENJOY!!

March 29, 2023

Great Experience with Joe as our guide, he was a great speaker throughout the experience. After completing the waivers we were off in the bus! The water levels on the Athabasca River were high and we able to hit some great water, and indeed got wet a couple times. Fun fun!

March 29, 2023

Product ID: 10183