If you are one who wants to try it all, Whitewater Adventure Discovery is designed just for you and your family! This program combines the best rivers in eastern Canada along with various crafts used to explore and appreciate each rivers unique beauty. First, we will challenge the world-famous whitewater of the Ottawa River by raft. We will tackle both the Middle and the Main channels in our 14 ft. self-bailing rafts. Then, we’ll head north along the upper reaches of the Coulonge River for an overnight wilderness canoe trip. Our experienced instructors will teach you the fundamentals of whitewater canoeing and safety to successfully navigate this rugged river. Our fourth day on the water will be an instructional day in the art of whitewater kayaking. We’ll adapt our whitewater skills learned in the canoe and develop more specialized maneuvers for using the “double blade” of the kayak paddle. Our final day will be back on the Ottawa River as we harness the energy and power of the Ottawa’s whitewater to navigate its rapids by riverboard. Along with five days of activities, the Whitewater Adventure Discovery program includes five nights camping, five breakfasts, five lunches, four dinners, all safety equipment and all paddling equipment.
(Please note that the activity days may not be exactly on the days as shown)
* Remember to check out of your hostel or campground prior to departure unless you’ve reserved for additional nights.
|The Whitewater Adventure Discovery program includes:||1 full day of rafting on both channels of the river|
|2 days whitewater canoeing on the Coulonge River|
|1 day of whitewater kayaking instruction|
|1 day of riverboarding on the Ottawa River|
|5 riverside lunches|
|all safety equipment|
|all paddling equipment|
|internationally certified guides and instructors|
|complimentary après activity beer|
|juice or soft drink.|
|Accommodation:||Hostel upgrade:(while based at the lodge)||$15.00/night|
|Camping(bring your own tent)||$15.00/night|
|Cabin Tent Rental||$15.00/night|
For activities: All your mandatory safety equipment is provided for you, therefore, all you need to bring with you are some personal items to help make your days even more enjoyable. We recommend that you bring a pair of shoes or sandals to wear on the river (they will get wet!), your swimsuit and/or shorts, sunscreen, water bottle, towel and a change of clothes. If you are joining us during the early spring (April & May), we highly recommend that you bring an extra fleece or wool sweater, fleece socks and running shoes (versus sandals) for extra thermal layering under your wetsuit. Wetsuits are included for all activities during the spring (April-June 15th).
This package includes camping as your accommodation. You will need to bring with you your tent, sleeping bag and pad. If you do not have these items readily available, we recommend that you consider upgrading to the hostel (shared indoor accommodation) for only $15/night. Rental tents are also available for only $10/night and are suitable for 2 people.
Special Note: With this package you will be spending 1 night away from the lodge on the overnight canoe trip. Expedition tents will be provided for you on this night. You will still be required to bring your personal sleeping bag and pad with you.
Here is what others who have experienced an the Whitewater Adventure Discovery program have to say:
“Thanks for the great adventure! This was an amazing outdoor experience and your service was incredible.”
“This week was a lot of fun!”
“An absolutely wonderful trip! Half of the experience was being guided by the awesome staff. You guys are terrific!”
Debbie & André