Whistler White Water Rafting

Please note that the following tours are not provided directly by the Carleton Lodge.

Guests of the Carleton are invited to contact our concierge at concierge@sundialhotel.com or 1-800-661-2321 to book any of the activities below.

There are many different rafting companies that offer a variety of tours for all ability levels.All rafting participants should be in good personal health. Minimum age and weight for children is 10 years and 85lbs with the exception of the Rafting for Families tours. All tours include travel time and are priced in Canadian dollars, not including applicable taxes.

Green River


An adventure for everyone close to Whistler Village: this Class II River is an excellent introduction to paddle rafting, suitable for first timers with spectacular views and continuous rapids. A great river for early season travellers. Approximately 2 hours round trip; 1 hour on the water. Offered through Wedge Rafting & Whistler River Adventures.

Birkenhead River


Class III River and our most popular trip. Paddle and oar rafting. The 8 km continuous river run through old growth forest is geared towards more active people. Approximately 4 hours round trip; over 1 hour on the water. Transportation is inlcuded in the 45 minute drive to and from the river. Offered through Wedge Rafting & Whistler River Adventures.

Cheakamus River


A popular adventure for families; ideal for seniors and anyone looking for a fun and gentle rafting trip. This is the only rafting trip available to children as young as 5 years of age. Approximately 4 hours round trip; 1.5 hours on the water. Offered through Wedge Rafting, Whistler River Adventures & Canadian Outback Adventures.

Elaho/Squamish River


An exciting and memorable outdoor experience on the Class IV rapids of the Elaho and Squamish rivers. This tour is a full day trip which includes a fabulous, catered riverside gourmet meal. Approximately 8 hours return trip; over 3 hours on the water. Offered through Wedge Rafting, Whistler River Adventures & Canadian Outback Adventures.

Heli Rafting


Experience the beauty of British Columbia from both air and land. Your tour begins with a breathtaking 15 minute helicopter tour followed by a thrilling 2-3 hours on the class IV Elaho and Squamish Rivers. This unique all day adventure ends with a delicious BBQ meal. This tour is suitable for everyone; including those with little or no rafting experience. Age requirement of 13 years. Offered through Canadian Outback Adventures.