Our Rivers

world class Canadian rivers

We lead multi-day expedition style raft & canoe trips on the best rivers in northern Canada

Every river we travel is stunningly beautiful, with world class features, great hiking and colourful histories. Some have special protection designation or unique geological features—most have all of these qualities and more. (No matter which river you choose, bragging rights are always included in the price of the trip.) Most of our destinations require floatplane or helicopter access. Visiting each of these rivers is truly a lifetime accomplishment to the most experienced travellers.

Firth river Horton river Copper Mine Soper river Thelon river Mountain river Snake river Wind river Yukon river Alsek river Tatshenshini river Taku river Stikine river Nahanni River Burnside River Image Map

Many of the rivers we travel are Canadian Heritage Rivers, several are part of  the largest areas of protected land in the world, and all of them are perfect for a wilderness experience you’ll never forget – we guarantee you’ll return home with a great story to tell.

Nahanni River

The Nahanni flows through Canada’s deepest river canyons, past hot springs and geological features so unique that the Nahanni River was among the first World Heritage Sites to be declared by the United Nations in 1978. Paddlers world-wide consider it to be their ‘Mecca’.

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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.

Tatshenshini River

This magnificent mountain river carves through the ragged Coast Range to the Gulf of Alaska, passing through the world’s largest non-polar ice cap.

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Alsek River

Renowned for large rapids, Himalaya-like mountain valleys and glaciers, the Alsek is a wilderness treasure unlike any other – including the Tatshenshini.

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Firth River Rafting in Canada's Yukon Territory

Firth River

This wild and remote Arctic river flows through the centre of Ivvavik National Park to the Arctic Ocean.

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Canoe in rapids on the broken skull river

Broken Skull River

This unique and remote tributary of the Nahanni river starts high in the alpine and takes you through corner after corner of fun, friendly whitewater.

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Coppermine River

Explore the river made infamous by the Coppermine Expedition of 1819–22 led by “the man who ate his boots,” Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin.

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Mountain River

Whitewater canoeists discovered the Mountain River's excitement 30 years ago. We offer both canoe and raft expeditions on this rollicking river, in one of the world's last unspoiled wilderness regions.

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Wind River

The Wind River is a beautiful and inviting watercourse for any canoeist who possesses basic whitewater skills.

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Snake River

Located in the Peel watershed region, the Snake is a challenging whitewater river, suitable for rafters and experienced whitewater canoeists.

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Canoeists navigating rapids amidst towering limestone cliffs on the Horton River, with Peregrine and Gyrfalcons taking flight.

Horton River

Canada's northernmost mainland river, the Horton weaves through tundra landscapes, abundant wildlife, and the ethereal Smoking Hills to the Arctic coast.

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Stikine River

The coastal Tlingit people named this waterway the Stikine or “great river.” Today, it represents one of the most diverse and dramatic canoeable rivers on the West Coast of the continent.

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Taseko, Chilko, Chilcotin Rivers

The best of British Columbia's wilderness rivers are yours to explore. Expect exceptional whitewater, scenery and wildlife when you travel the Chilcotin and Fraser.

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The Soper River in Baffin Island, Canada.

Soper River

With its rich natural and human heritage, the Soper River valley provides exceptional opportunities for visitors to appreciate Canadian Heritage River qualities.

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Burnside River

Views of the spectacular Burnside Canyon is a highlight of all Burnside River excursions and paddling trips are timed to coincide with the historic Bathurst Caribou migration.

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Guided Thelon River Canoeing Expeditions.

Thelon River

The Thelon River is the largest river in Nunavut and showcases some of Canada’s most important northern ecosystems.

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