White Water Rafting Toronto

Ontario has some great white water rafting for all skill levels. With several rivers only a few hours drive away from Toronto, there are some great rapids available. However, If you really want to immerse yourself in the best natural environments of Canada and go on a once in a lifetime rafting adventure,  you’ll have to travel  to Western Canada. Alberta, B.C. and the Yukon offer world class rafting adventures right here in Canada.

White Water Rafting Near Toronto 

Nith River Rafting near Toronto

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The Nith River 

Only an hour west of Toronto, the Nith River mixes calm water with some nice elevation drops for more exciting rapids. The gravel bottom of the Nith River poses few rock hazards, making this a fun and safe river for the whole family.  Rafting season only lasts about 6 weeks,  starting in March, when river levels are higher after the winter snow melts.

Grand River Rafting Toronto

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The Grand River

The Grand River is just south of the The Nith,  west of Toronto. While the spring melt or heavy rain can greatly increase river flows, the Grand River is generally an easy rafting river for beginner rafters. The short rafting trip often includes other hiking and exploration activities. Learn more about the Grand River

Ottawa River Rafting
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The Ottawa River

About a 5 hour drive away from Toronto, the Ottawa River offers some great family friendly rafting tours. The easy rapids are a great day trip for all rafting levels.  

There are some great rafting choices for single day, family friendly white water rafting near Toronto. If you are ready for something more adventurous and you truly want to experience the best rafting that in the country, you’ll have to head west for a multi-day rafting expedition into some of the most pristine and beautiful wilderness in Canada. Riverside camping over several days, is the perfect way to escape the busyness of modern life and get back to nature. Our rafting tours will take you deep into the heart of Canadian wilderness that very few will every have a chance to experience. 

Ram River Rafting

August or September is the perfect time to enjoy the Ram River, in Alberta.  Experience breathtaking scenery through numerous waterfalls and tight canyons. With class III and IV rapids, rafters will be more active than a leisurely rafting tour. There are big ledge rapids, boulder gardens  and rock slides requiring some tight manoeuvring. Try rappelling alongside 100 foot waterfalls or scaling boulder gardens as you explore the area from camp. 

Nass River Rafting

The massive Nass River, in British Columbia, offers big standing waves and whirlpools, making for an exciting white water rafting trip. Known as the "River of Abundance", the shear volume of the river amplifies the class III and IV rapids. With abundant wildlife in the remote wilderness, you’ll love the journey through one of BC’s best rafting expeditions. 

Babine/Skeena River Rafting BC
Babine White Water Rafting from Toronto

The Babine River is one of the last unspoiled river rafting trips in Canada. Rafting through the  “River of the Grizzlies,” you’ll venture through the lush forests of BC and navigate narrow canyons as little as 8 feet wide. You might even stop at abandoned and inhabited Gitxsan aboriginal villages.

Tatshenshini River and Alsek Lake Rafting Yukon
The Ultimate Canadian White Water Rafting Trip

Our ten day expedition through the Yukon is the ultimate Canadian rafting trip.  Rafting the Tatshenshini River and Alsek Lake will transport you back to the magnificence of the Ice Age, complete with glaciers, icebergs and abundant wildlife.

White Water Rafting from Toronto

For the ultimate white water rafting adventure from Toronto, contact Canadian Rafting Adventures today at: 1 888 670 8853. 11 West Lynn Avenue Toronto, Ontario, M4C3V7. We'll help you choose an unforgettable rafting journey.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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