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Cheakamus Family Adventure

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40446 Government Rd
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    Squamish Rafting Company
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
    Transport from Squamish and Whistler are provided free of charge. If you would like transport from Vancouver, it can be arranged for $35. The tour begins at our raft base at 8:45am where you will check in and fill out our paperwork. Once everyone is at the base, you will be introduced to our guides and given time to change into your wetsuits provided. The busses will then be loaded and the ride to the river will take about a half hour. On the ride, you will be given a safety briefing and some information on the river. At the put in, as the guides get the rafts and gear ready, the driver will help you get suited up in your safety equipment- making sure it all fits properly. From there- it's time for some fun! Cruise along the Cheakamus River enjoying the beautiful Paradise Valley from a unique vantage point. There will be tons of laughter and excitement as you bounce through the rapids and moving water. Part way along, you will stop for a break and enjoy a picnic lunch prepared by your guides. After that, it's back on the river for the rest of the trip. Once you reach the end of the river, the bus will be loaded and the driver will take you back to the base to dry off and change. Say goodbye to your new friends from there and enjoy professional photos taken throughout the day.
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You'll return to the starting point
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    40446 Government Rd, Squamish, BC V8B 0P9, Canada

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Whistler Pick Ups
    - 8:10am Four Season Resort / Upper Village
    - 8:15am Fairmont Chateau Whistler / Upper Village
    - 8:25am Gateway Bus Loop / Main Village (4230 Gateway Drive, Whistler)
    - 8:35pm Creekside Greyhound Station / Creekside

    Vancouver pick-ups with additional charge upon request.
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Free pickup and drop-off from Squamish/Whistler
    • All wetsuits and safety equipment
    • Picnic lunch
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional photographer
    • Entry/Admission - Squamish Rafting Company
    • Pickup and drop off from Vancouver $35
    • Gratuities
    • Photo Package
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age/weight is 5 years/50lbs
    • Bring a bathing suit and towel
    • Bring waterproof camera if you have one
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Please also advise us of where you need to be picked up (Squamish, Whistler, Vancouver)
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    We visited 31st August and had a great half day on the water. The guides were knowledgeable about the local area and wildlife and great fun too. Thank you to all of you for making some great memories. Looking forward to visiting again for the full day more extreme experience.
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    Response from squmaishrafting, Front Office Manager at Cheakamus Family Adventure
    Responded 31 Aug 2019
    Thanks for the awesome review!! We are very stoked to hear you enjoyed your time out there!! Yes definitely come back and get on the Elaho Whitewater Experience! You won't regret it at all! Once again..THANK YOU!
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    I took my 7 year old rafting and we had an amazing experience. Was so much fun - the staff are amazing, friendly and fun - but you know that safety is their upmost concern. Our guide was fantastic and fun - my 7 year old absolutely loved it. I have been on other rafting
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    Response from squmaishrafting, Front Office Manager at Cheakamus Family Adventure
    Responded 31 Aug 2019
    Yay!!!! Thanks for the awesome review! We are stoked you had fun out there!!! Safety is very key on the river and we make that one of our main priorities. Thanks for the recommendation too! and 6 stars!!! woohooo!
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    Lots of fun, great group of people that made it a fantastic experience. They provide you with all of the gear, including boots. Bring with you a towel and and small bag. They lock up your stuff. Guides are all great, Sam and Nate were awesome!
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    Response from squmaishrafting, Front Office Manager at Cheakamus Family Adventure
    Responded 29 Aug 2019
    Hi Jag, thanks for the great review!! We are stoked you had a good time on the river with our guides! We hope you enjoyed your experience out there!
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    What an amazing experience! Everything was perfect. Very knowledgeable and patient team (we had Cameron and he was super fun). And that hummus! OMG. We did this adventure with my friend and our two daughters and I am now ready to book another trip with my husband. Thank you
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    Response from squmaishrafting, Front Office Manager at Cheakamus Family Adventure
    Responded 29 Aug 2019
    Thanks for your awesome review!!! We are stoked you enjoyed every aspect of our tour out there! Cam is such a great guide!!! Yes please come back!! Get on the Elaho full day tour! you know you won't regret it!!
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    The experience was amazing! The guides and the entire staff are very professional and super fun! A must do in Squamish!
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    Response from squmaishrafting, Guest Relations Manager at Cheakamus Family Adventure
    Responded 22 Aug 2019
    Thank you so much for the top-notch review! We're delighted to hear that you had such a great time on the Cheakamus River with us. If you're around the Squamish area again in the future, we'd love to host you on our full-day Elaho River trip and show you even more whitewater excitement! Hope to see you soon :)
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    About the operator
    By: Squamish Rafting Company
    414 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Great Experience
    Great company! Great adventure! Jordan was our tour guide and did a great job and Luke, our driver and
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    Jacquie R
    Vancouver, Canada
    Fantastic Tour & Guides
    We experienced the Bald Eagle viewing tour. Saw many eagles and other birds. Nice facilities and staff were
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    Staffs, England
    Just Amazing!
    So pleased we booked this tour! We saw eagles from the moment we arrived until the moment we left ... and many
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    What an amazing day! The shuttle driver Luke who also doubled as our photographer was very informative with local
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    Howick, New Zealand
    Everything it says it is, don’t miss this opportunity!
    A grey day you might think is not good for much is perfect for a great day on a raft, floating down the Cheakamus
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    Bring Your Own Cup
    I was gifted this experience for my birthday. It was perfect - even on an overcast day in light misty rain -
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    Sydney, Australia
    Fantastic crew great knowledge. I would definitely recommend for a relaxing time on the water with plenty of
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    Eagle float
    The eagle float was amazing and our guide Jordan was awesome and full of knowledge of the wildlife. Our 5 year old
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    Absolutely awesome
    Decided to do this for my 50th birthday, and it was absolutely amazing! Jordan has an excellent sense of humour
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    Eagle Selfies & Eagle Fights!
    We had such a wonderful time this tour! Our guides were both very informative and entertaining. We were able to
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    Sharron W
    Eagle Viewing Float
    Had a wonderful day with friends. Saw many eagles on a beautiful clear sunny day. Guide was great. They supply
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    Wilderness & Eagle Viewing Floats
    Excellent four hour rafting adventure on the Squamish River. Our guide (Ash) was very capable and knowledgeable.
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    Majestic Birds
    Excellent organization made this wildlife adventure a must do for all nature lovers. Friendly and knowledgeable
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    Highly recommend
    Highly recommend! Friendly staff and highly knowledgeable on all things outdoors. We saw a ton of Bald Eagles and
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    excellent time spent,
    Guides very informative, excellent attraction would advise others to try it. Waterproof clothing and boots
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