[skoo-kuh m]- adjective -Northwest American Chinook Native Jargon meaning strong; powerful; impressive
Join us at Skookum Adventures for unique back-to-nature wilderness adventures in the heart of adventure in the
Columbia Valley, Skookumchuck, BC.
Come discover remote wilderness waterways and experience our industry leading guide to guest ratio (1:4), giving you the personalized attention you expect and deserve. Explore the wild the way it was meant to be, through Skookum Adventures!
Spectacular rafting expedition down the remote, and radical Skookumchuck Creek. Only a brave few have ever experienced the challenging waters of "The Skooks" ever since the Ktuxaxa graced her shorelines thousands of years ago. Certified guides will help you successfully navigate its turbulent waters. Over 20 rapids, countless natural wonders and canadiana scenery galore, this is truly a wet n' wild adventure you'll never forget!
April thru October
No Experience Necessary
Optional BBQ Lunch
12 yr old or 90 lbs minimum
White Water Tubing
Whitewater tubing is brand new to the Kootenay's but has been famous in other locales around the world for many years. This fun and boisterous trip down the mighty Skookumchuck Creek in eased water levels, will have you successfully navigating rapids likes Sidewinder, and Double Troublewith relative ease after an in-depth training and demonstration session in the starting pool above. Your guides will be instructing you on safe river navigation, appropriate rescue techniques, helping you feel confident for the challenge ahead.
July thru September
Minimum 12 years old or 90lbs
Swimming Ability an Asset but not required
No previous experience required
Locally Sourced BBQ Lunch ($20 pp extra for Half Day Participants)
Up to 20% discount for
1, 2 & 3 Night Packages
Multi-day packages include your choices of Whitewater Rafting the mighty Skookumchuck Creek; a relaxing 60 min Yoga Thai massage to rejuvenate and revitalize your body, mind and soul; outdoor equipment rentals like Stand Up Paddleboards, float tubes, and inflatable kayaks; or even a peaceful mountain shuttle to the nearest natural hot springs, we will make sure your stay with us will be everything you can dream and more.
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