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Jasper Rafting

Class 2+ Canyon Run (3.5 hours)

This trip starts at the base of Athabasca Falls and plunges through numerous rapids with high canyon walls on each side. After the canyon stretch, rafters enjoy the wide open views of the scenic Athabasca Valley to our take out.

Class 3 Sunwapta River (4 hours)

'Sunwapta' is the Stoney Indian term for ‘turbulent river’ and this river lives up to its name. With a steep gradient and numerous rapids this is Jasper's wild water rollercoaster ride. The only class 3 located fully within Jasper National Park it offers spectacular scenery and good wildlife opportunities. Don’t miss the high water mid-June to late July!

Class 3+ Fraser River (5 hours)

From our launching point in the shadow of the Mt. Robson, the "Mighty Fraser" serves up turbulent rapids and swirling eddies bound to soak every rafter! After a short portage around thundering Rearguard Falls we continue down the river, splashing through large rapids dwarfed by steep canyon walls. This trip provides great opportunities to spot wildlife and seasonal spawning salmon.

Prices from
Athabasca Falls Canyon Run$94
   Child (Ages 5-14)$47
Sunwapta River$104
Fraser River$114


  • Calm rivers or mighty rapids offer experiences for all adventurers
  • No rafting experience necessary!

Tour Departures

Tour Class Dates Departure Duration
Athabasca Falls Canyon Run Class 2+ 1 June – 2 Sept 9:30 AM & 1:30 PM 3.5 hrs
Sunwapta River Class 3 22 June – 24 Aug 9:30 AM & 1:30 PM 4 hrs
The Mighty Fraser River* Class 3+ 18 May – 15 Sept 10 AM & 1 PM 5 hrs
  • Guests must check in at Maligne Adventure Office, 632 Connaught Drive, 15 minutes before the trip start time.
  • Please remember to bring a swimsuit (or wear under your clothing for added convenience), towel, bag, and extra layers to warm up after the tour.
  • Minors (under age 18) must be accompanied by an adult on the river. Guests must weigh a minimum of 41 kilograms (90 lbs)
  • Athabasca Falls Canyon Run: participants must be a minimum of 5 years of age
  • Sunwapta River and The Mighty Fraser River: participants must be a minimum of 12 years of age
  • *Transportation an additional $10 for Mighty Fraser River tour

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