About Us

Founded in 2009 by Ben Thackeray and Dave Pearson.

When you raft with Canadian Rafting Adventures you are rafting with Matt Clarkson, Dave Pearson and guides hand picked for their commitment to your safety and enjoyment.  Matt and Dave have been rafting in Canada and around the world since 2004. In 2009 they met while rafting the the Bow Valley and decided to bring their experience together and deliver what they loved about the industry.

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"Over the years i have seen the good and the bad in the rafting industry. I have worked for companies with poor standards who only care about the number of people on the river and I have worked for companies who had a great commitment to their standards. Dave and I figured it was time to create a company where the focus was 100% about the Experience."  - Ben Thackeray

At Canadian Rafting Adventures we know you have many choices when it comes to river trips and tour operators. So why should you choose Canadian Rafting Adventures?



Canadian Rafting Adventures is a small locally owned rafting company, this means 2 important things:

 1.  The owners are your raft guides! that's how you know you are getting the best customer service.
 2.  You wont get lost in the crowd. Our trip sizes are small and we plan on keeping them that way. Some companies take up to 150 people on a trip, at Canadian Rafting Adventures we keep our trips Small so you wont get forgotten.


At Canadian Rafting Adventures we meet or exceed industry standard. We are fully insured and certified to lead your trip. Our gear is in top shape, that's not just the rafts but the rafting gear you receive as well. Our gear is washed and disinfected every time it is used, you will never get dirty gear at Canadian Rafting Adventures.

Several of our expeditions take you to a very special place known as the Sacred Headwaters. The sacred Headwaters is an undisturbed environment the size of England. It has great cultural, economic and environmental significance for the people that call the area home. It is under great threat of massive resource extraction that would destroy the integrity of the area.

At Canadian Rafting Adventures we are proud to support the Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition. 5% of all trip sales on our Sacred Headwaters rivers will go directly to the Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition to help their efforts in protecting the Sacred Headwaters.


Multi-Day Rafting

For a once in a lifetime white water rafting experience, Multi-Day Expeditions take you to the most spectacular rafting destinations in North America. Enjoy the best white water rafting of Alberta, BC and the Yukon Territories.

Multi-Day Rafting Adventures

Whistler Rafting Trip

The Wet & Wild Elaho Exhilarator rafting trip is one of our most popular rafting adventures, and for good reason. Ride big waves and catch air as you navigate down the Class 3-4 Elaho and Squamish Rivers midway between Vancouver and Whistler.

Go Rafting In Whistler

Group Rafting Trips

White water rafting is an exciting way to work together and build lasting relationships. Plan the perfect group rafting trip for corporate team-building, school outings or bachelor/bachelorette parties! We promise a rafting adventure that will not be forgotten.

Let's Raft Together!

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Canadian Rafting Adventures:
White Water Rafting Alberta
#9 Heart Rd.
Lac Des Arcs, Alberta, T1W 2W3
White Water Rafting Toronto 
11 West Lynn Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, M4C3V7

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1 888 670 8853
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