Journeys of Discovery

Under the Midnight Sun

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At Canadian River Expeditions & Nahanni River Adventures we lead premium class expedition style rafting and canoeing journeys in Canada and Alaska – from 5 to 21 days – on world renowned rivers such as the Nahanni, Tatshenshini, Alsek, Firth and 16 other scenic coastal, mountain and arctic rivers. All worthy items for your bucket-list!

Find out why National Geographic Adventure Magazine named us one of the “Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth”.

Rafters on the Tatshenshini River, which flows through the Yukon, B.C., Alaska, Glacier Bay National Park, Alsek/Tatshenshini Provincial Park, out to the Gulf of Alaska.
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Watch our new 3-minute video highlighting a rafting journey down the Tatshenshini River.

ADVENTURES

Our expeditions are more than just river adventures – they are continued exploration of the finest wilderness regions on the planet. Using the river as a conduit to travel through the land, on each journey we take time to hike, explore, learn and savour the beauty of these wild places.

DESTINATIONS

We lead multi-day paddling expeditions on the best rivers in Northern Canada and Alaska. Every river we travel is stunningly beautiful, with world class features, great hiking and richly colourful histories.

STORIES & NEWS

Read our latest news, advice, and fascinating stories about the places we love to paddle.

Thank you Nadine!

It is with no little sadness that we wish Expedition Planner Nadine well on a new adventure but know that she is leaving us all in good hands! We are so proud of you and know that your next steps will make our community a better place. We will miss you Nadine!

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A Guide to paddling the Wind River

The Wind River is an Arctic wilderness river renowned for its crystal clear waters, friendly whitewater and awe-inspiring hiking. For paddlers with basic whitewater skills the Wind river is an inviting waterway that takes you deep into a vast, untouched landscape, home to abundant wildlife and wildflowers with a unique cultural and historical significance.

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Cave Discovery on the Yukon’s Alsek River

While we have been exploring the Alsek river and learning its intricacies for decades, there is always something new to discover and 2020 was no different! There was rumour of a cave system in the lower river valley and that was enough to set us off on the search.

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Virginia Falls on the Nahanni River

Albert Faille: A Nahanni River Icon

The legends that surround the Nahanni River never feel more alive than when we are on the river. But for some of our guests the connection with the past is much more tangible! Dive in as guest, explorer and naturalist George W. Scotter shares his memories of connecting with Albert Faille during the original survey for the establishment of Nahanni National Park Reserve!

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Six Inspiring Holiday Reads

If you know us you know that we love spending some time with a good book! Dive into this list with something for everyone from Joel Hibbard! Reference books, novels and stories of introspective adventure all made the cut.

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