3 Types of Rafting Experiences

3 Types of Rafting Experiences; Which Adventure Suits You​?

We understand that people have different ideas of fun, and that’s why we love the diversity  of river rafting. Whether you are looking to spend a relaxing time with family or friends on a causal float down a river  or get excitement from a paddle through whitewater rapids, rafting offers many experiences to choose from. BCROA companies offer thee types of rafting experiences:

  • Float trips, ideal for young families and those wanting a casual float down a scenic river. No  paddling skills required!
  • Beginner and intermediate whitewater, a great way for novices and moderate experienced paddlers to experience the joy and beauty of river travel. No to moderate paddling skills required
  • Advanced whitewater, one of the best ways to immerse yourself and experience in the power of  a river while practicing and enhancing your paddling skills.



Class 1 Rafting

These trips are nothing but calm waters and scenery making it the perfect activity to do with anyone. Usually, your guide needs little to no assistance with steering or moving the raft so you can sit back, relax, and fully immerse yourself in the moment. 

Beg/Intermediate White Water

Class 2/3 Rafting

Looking to get your toes wet? Still family friendly, these trips offer a little more adrenaline and an introduction to a true whitewater experience. There will be no big drops on this trip but you’ll learn to navigate the river with your friends as a team as waves splash into and over the boat. Although you’ll be doing some paddling, you’ll still be able to enjoy the beauty of the rivers and unforgettable moments these trips offer.

Advanced White Water

Class 3/4 Rafting

Eager for the next big adventure? Advanced white water rafting is designed for those wanting to fully immerse themselves. If you’re an adrenaline junkie or thrill-seeker, you’ll feel at home as you crash through waves, paddle hard with your team, and work with your guide to avoid obstacles. These are the white water highlight reels you’ve seen online!