Journeys of Discovery

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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.
Mary and Gus Kraus on the Nahanni River
River Life

Mary Kraus, First Lady of the Nahanni

The Nahanni watershed is widely recognized as a place of global significance. Its diverse geology boasts landforms that include Canada’s deepest river canyons, some of the largest tufa deposits in the world, as well as hot springs, karsts and pseudo-karsts. For those travelling the Nahanni River, it is the stories of the people who spent time in the Nahanni that add dimension and colour to the magnificence of the landscape they’re immersed in. Read on for a bio of Mary Kraus, First Lady of the Nahanni.

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Virginia Falls on the Nahanni River
Northbound

Nahanni Gold Seekers

Value:
The regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something.
(Oxford English Dictionary)

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McLeod Brothers on the Nahanni
River Life

River Stories: The McLeod Brothers Three

A journey along the Nahanni River is rife with tales of the people who have been here before. The story of Willie and Frank McLeod inspired the names of iconic places such as Deadmen Valley and Headless Creek. Here their lives (and deaths) come to life in poem by one of our river guides.

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