DISCOVER ADAMS RIVER RAFTING

OUR RAFTING TRIPS

You’ll enjoy over 1 hour on the river winding thru Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park. We take an interpretive stop along the way; in summer you can enjoy a swim, the water is warm – a real treat for a white-water river in BC.

At the take-out site the rafts are loaded back onto the trailer (your help is greatly appreciated!). The river gear is returned, then it’s onto the bus for a short drive back to the office, (about 10 minutes). Back at the office you can view your photos and enjoy a picnic.

Allow 2 and a half hours for your round trip including shuttle.

OPERATING SEASON

May 1st – Mid September
Reservations Recommended

TRIP COSTS

Adult: $70 | *Youth: $58
*Group: $62 | Youth/Corp: $55

DEPARTURE TIMES

May, June, Sept: 11am, 2pm
July & Aug: 10am, 1pm, 4pm

* Our Adams River trip is an excellent family adventure; to encourage families we offer our youth rate up to 16 years old.
*Group rate applies to adult fare for groups and families of 8 or more.

* Our Adams River trip is an excellent family adventure; to encourage families we offer our youth rate up to 16 years old.
*Group rate applies to adult fare for groups and families of 8 or more.

TRIP INTINERARY

  • Guests meet at our office 20 minutes prior to departure, (or the Adams River Bridge if time is an issue);
  • Payment balance and waiver forms are completed;
  • Change rooms are available to change into your swim wear;
  • Guests ride our bus to the put-in site at Adams Lake (about 25 minutes);
  • A chance to meet your guides and the rest of the crew;
  • At the put-in site the rafts and gear are unloaded (Your help is helpful!);
  • Rafters are geared up for the river;
  • A thorough safety briefing is delivered with time for questions;
  • Guests are divided into their groups and board the rafts;
  • Before heading downstream paddling techniques are practiced;
  • Then it’s off to the Weir for your first taste of white-water.

OUR RAFTS

We use self bailing 18′ SOTAR or 15’6″ AIRE rafts. Most guests paddle and the guide has long oars at the back to assist with steering. Paddling is a lot of fun and not strenuous.

OUR RAFTS

We use self bailing 18′ SOTAR or 15’6″ AIRE rafts. Most guests paddle and the guide has long oars at the back to assist with steering. Paddling is a lot of fun and not strenuous.

THE ADAMS RIVER

The Adams River rafting trip is a 10 km section with class I, II and III white-water, rated moderate on the international scale of I to VI.

The river levels generally fluctuate as follows:

  • May – early spring – normal flow;
  • June – spring flow – extra thrills;
  • July – summer – normal;
  • August – late summer/fall – normal lower flow.

WHO CAN GO?

Almost everyone! Swimming ability is not essential to enjoy our Adams River Rafting trip. (We do recommend some swimming capability for spring flow trips) General guidelines for youth are 8 yrs old and 27 kilos (60 lbs) during early spring or summer flow; and 12 yrs old and 41 kilos (90 lbs) during spring flow. Similarly, rafters with special concerns may wish to plan their trip during early spring or summer flow. We encourage telephone inquiries for info on youth or rafters with special concerns.

 

 

WHO CAN GO?

Almost everyone! Swimming ability is not essential to enjoy our Adams River Rafting trip. (We do recommend some swimming capability for spring flow trips) General guidelines for youth are 8 yrs old and 27 kilos (60 lbs) during early spring or summer flow; and 12 yrs old and 41 kilos (90 lbs) during spring flow. Similarly, rafters with special concerns may wish to plan their trip during early spring or summer flow. We encourage telephone inquiries for info on youth or rafters with special concerns.

 

 

RAFTING WITH KIDS

Since 1983 thousands of kids have been thoroughly delighted with our river adventures. To provide a positive and memorable experience for younger rafters we recommend they are comfortable in and around the water and with having their heads submerged when they play at the lake or the pool. We do have thermal gear for youth, however, feel free to bring their own wetsuit or fleece sweater as it may be a closer fit. We have smaller youth kneel down and hold on rather than sitting up on the side of the tube. Many kids love to kneel at the front and get thoroughly drenched! Ditto for some adults. See our photo gallery / kid shots for even more exuberant expressions.

WE SUPPLY / YOU BRING

We supply: Government certified and ARR approved guides, shuttle to & from the river, all equipment and rafting gear; life jackets, helmets, on cold days – farmer john wetsuits and/or fleece sweaters and nylon splash jackets.

You bring: A swimsuit or t-shirt and shorts, a retainer for eyeglasses, sunscreen, a change of clothes in your vehicle, any required medication, and SECURE SHOES are mandatory (old runners, sports sandals, or water shoes) – no flip flop type sandals. You are welcome to bring your own fleece or wetsuit (wetsuit must allow freedom for paddling; wetsuits are not needed on warm summer days)

Please leave behind: Camera, (unless waterproof), valuables, jewellery.

WE SUPPLY / YOU BRING

We supply: Government certified and ARR approved guides, shuttle to & from the river, all equipment and rafting gear; life jackets, helmets, on cold days – farmer john wetsuits and/or fleece sweaters and nylon splash jackets.

You bring: A swimsuit or t-shirt and shorts, a retainer for eyeglasses, sunscreen, a change of clothes in your vehicle, any required medication, and SECURE SHOES are mandatory (old runners, sports sandals, or water shoes) – no flip flop type sandals. You are welcome to bring your own fleece or wetsuit (wetsuit must allow freedom for paddling; wetsuits are not needed on warm summer days)

Please leave behind: Camera, (unless waterproof), valuables, jewellery.

TRIP PHOTOS

Photos packages of your trip will be delivered by email. Our photographer makes every effort to provide clear shots of each raft. A photo is taken of your raft as you leave shore, several others as you blast thru the Adams River Gorge, and a final shot near the end of your trip. You may view these on the monitor back at the office. Once ordered with payment, they are usually ready for pick up in two hours, sometimes sooner. They can be mailed out at no extra charge if pick up is not possible.

HOUSE BOATERS

We offer free pick ups from Shuswap Lake Provincial Park or Anglemont Marina (must have at least 8 people for pick up in Anglemont or there is a $25 fuel charge). Houseboaters should plan to stay at Horseshoe Bay the night before their trip.

In the morning you can drive your houseboat to Anglemont Marina (20-30min away) or to Shuswap Lake Provincial Park (2.5-3hrs away). If your group is getting picked up at Anglemont Marina it will be a 20min bus ride back to our office in Scotch Creek, this will save your group about 5-6hrs of driving in your Houseboat. If your group is meeting us at Shuswap Lake Provincial Park it is a 5min ride by bus back to our office in Scotch Creek. You can park your Houseboat on shore for the few hours your group will be rafting but must return to Horseshoe Bay or another campsite for the evening.

There is no camping at the Park or Marina. Houseboaters please call for more details.

HOUSE BOATERS

We offer free pick ups from Shuswap Lake Provincial Park or Anglemont Marina (must have at least 8 people for pick up in Anglemont or there is a $25 fuel charge). Houseboaters should plan to stay at Horseshoe Bay the night before their trip.

In the morning you can drive your houseboat to Anglemont Marina (20-30min away) or to Shuswap Lake Provincial Park (2.5-3hrs away). If your group is getting picked up at Anglemont Marina it will be a 20min bus ride back to our office in Scotch Creek, this will save your group about 5-6hrs of driving in your Houseboat. If your group is meeting us at Shuswap Lake Provincial Par it is a 5min ride by bus back to our office in Scotch Creek. You can park your Houseboat on shore for the few hours your group will be rafting but must return to Horseshoe Bay or another campsite for the evening.

There is no camping at the Park or Marina. Houseboaters please call for more details.

BOOK A TRIP TODAY!

Contact us today to learn how you can book your rafting trip! Click the button below to visit our Book Now page, where you will find all the information you may need as well as our digital booking form. We hope to hear from you soon!

BOOK YOUR ADVENTURE TODAY!

Contact us today to learn how you can begin your rafting adventure! We can answer any questions you may have and set you and your party up for the adventure of a lifetime. 

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1251 Morgan Drive,
Scotch Creek, BC

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PHONE

250-955-2447
1-888-440-RAFT

OUR OFFICE

1251 Morgan Drive,
Scotch Creek, BC

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