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Splash down the Thompson River on a professionally guided rafting tour through thrilling Class III and Class IV rapids. As you wind through the warm desert climate of southern British Columbia, the powerful swells and majestic views are more than enough to take your breath away.

You begin by reviewing basic rafting safety and tactics with your instructors, and check that your gear is intact and ready to go. Soon you’re tearing down a 22.4-mile (36 km) stretch of gorgeous countryside with 27 big, bubbling rapids including the Jaws of Death, the Cutting Board, and Witch’s Cauldron.

After several hours of battling the waves, you are treated to a sumptuous buffet lunch served by the river bank. Get your fill, because afterward you head back into the raging water to ride it out until the end.

Splash down the Thompson River on a professionally guided rafting tour through thrilling Class III and Class IV rapids. As you wind through the warm desert climate of southern British Columbia, the powerful swells and majestic views are more than enough to take your breath away.

You begin by reviewing basic rafting safety and tactics with your instructors, and check that your gear is intact and ready to go. Soon you’re tearing down a 22.4-mile (36 km) stretch of gorgeous countryside with 27 big, bubbling rapids including the Jaws of Death, the Cutting Board, and Witch’s Cauldron.

After several hours of battling the waves, you are treated to a sumptuous buffet lunch served by the river bank. Get your fill, because afterward you head back into the raging water to ride it out until the end.

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Thompson River Rafting with Class III & Class IV Rapids

Activity/Location

Hyak Wilderness Adventure Centre

176 Trans Canada Hwy

Lytton

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Hyak Wilderness Adventure Centre

    176 Trans Canada Hwy

    Lytton


Highlights

  • Rafting trip down Thompson River with expert guides

  • 27 raging rapids including Jaws of Death & Cutting Board

  • Impressive charcoal-colored cliffs of Black Canyon

  • Delectable buffet lunch on river bank


Inclusions

  • Guided rafting trip on Thompson River

  • Buffet lunch

  • Rafting equipment rental

  • Changing facilities with hot showers


Know Before You Book

  • This activity is 3.5 hours from Vancouver, BC, 2.5 hours from Kelowna, BC, and 3 hours from Bellingham, WA.

  • Children 9 and younger are not allowed.

  • Class III rapids are described as large, continuous waves, some in excess of 6 feet (1.8 m). Small drop-offs, ledges, or waterfalls are often present.

  • Class IV rapids are considered more advanced, with waves and holes that are sometimes unavoidable.

  • Check-in is 20 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 72 hours before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Hyak Wilderness Adventure Centre, 176 Trans Canada Hwy, Lytton, BC Canada