1. What is Wilderness Rafting?

It is a remote, isolated back to nature adventure in the beautiful BC backcountry, on one of the most exclusive creek around. We take an inflatable raft down the river, and you are always accompanied by a qualified guide on our tours.  

2. Is Wilderness Rafting safe?

​Yes, safety is our prime concern on the river, and all our guides are certified in Swift Water Rescue and Wilderness First Aid

3. What equipment is provided?

​Helmets, PFDs, Wetsuit, Jacket, Neoprene Socks & Gloves

4. What do I need to bring?

​Swimsuit, towel, warm clothes, an old pair of running shoes (optional), adventurous spirit

5. Do I need to have insurance?

​Your choice. All outdoor adventures are inherently dangerous but we do carry all relevant commercial liability insurance.

6. Do I need to sign a waiver form?

​Yes, we provide a Waiver form for you to review, date and sign upon arriving the day of your activity.

7. What is the minimum age?

​Whitewater adventures- 12 years old or 90 lbs  (5 yr old min for Family Float)

8. How do I pay?

​E-Transfer, VISA, Mastercard, American Express, Cash

9. Where are we based?

​3712 Skookumchuck River Road, V0B 2E0

10. Where do we meet?

​At our property addressed in the question above, or a a pre-arranged meeting area.

11. Do you provide transport?

Yes! Ask us about our shuttle service in the East Kootenays. Fees Apply.

12. I can’t swim! Can I still go?

Of Course! Fun is for everyone and we will have you all trained and confident for any adventure challenge that comes our way.

13. Can I bring my camera?

Yes, Kind of...Waterproof Only, Action Cameras Okay, Bring at Your Own Risk!

14. Do you provide footwear?

​We encourage you to bring an old pair of running shoes, as we provide wetsuit socks to keep your feet warm.  We do have a small selection of old shoes, but most people would prefer to wear their own old set.


15. What is Eco-Lodging?

Off-grid sustainable lodging, a throwback to old times and simpler things

16. Is there a kitchen?

Yes! We have renovate our old school bus "Old Blue" to contain a fully equipped kitchen with Fridge, Oven, Stove, Solar Hot Water, Potable Water, Dining Area for 8.

17. Is there a shower?

Again Yes! It is a passive Solar Outdoor shower, truly a summer’s dream!

18. Is there a bathroom?

Of Course.  We have a communal composting toilet, beauty scenic view included!

19. Is firewood included with our stay?

Yes we provide firewood with all our eco-lodging options, according to season.

20. Is there electricity?

Minimal Charging Capacity at the bus.  Limited to battery powered devices during the daylight hours as the power system is Solar.

21. Is there potable water?

We provide potable water via filling station located in the bus.

22. Are there food services provided?

We provide lunches upon request, locally sourced meat and produce $20 pp

23. How many people sleep in each cabin?

​3 Adults can sleep in each cabin MAX. Our Fisherman's Cabin- 2 Adults, 2 Youth

24. What are the cooking facilities?

​We have our Old Blue, our kitchen bus.  There is a propane stove, refrigerator, pots and pans, and non-potable and potable water access.  Dishes and cookware provided as well as cleaning supplies.

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