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Head out to the Sundre area for a day of fun on the water. Raft the exciting upper Red Deer River, running the rapids in a soaking experience or plan a leisurely float tour suitable for the whole family.

All the tours head out on the water at the same time, making it an easy option for groups looking for different experiences. After your adventure you'll be taken back to camp to enjoy the hot tub, sauna, fire pit and optional BBQ dinner.

Highlights

  • Experience some of the best whitewater rafting in Alberta.
  • Explore the foothills of the Rockies on the Red Deer River.

Perfect for: Anybody looking for a fun day on the water in Central Alberta.

This day trip is open to all ability levels, whether you are a beginner and or an expert. Swimming experience is not required.

The 1.5 hours option is open to those 4 years old and older. Kids 6 to 11 are welcome on the other tours outside of spring runoff.

This tour is owned and operated by Mukwah Rafting Tours.

Tour Overview

  • Activity: Whitewater Rafting
  • Difficulty: Easy to Challenging
  • Duration: 1.5 hours to 4.5 hours
  • Departure: Sundre Area

Your Adventure

Departure Time 10:30 am
Duration 1.5 hours, 2.5 hours and 4.5 hours on the river options.
Pickup Location Contact us if you would like to arrange transportation.
Meet at the Trailhead
Check-in Mukwah Rafting Tour's base camp. Get directions >
Activity Level Leisurely: River Float
Active: Whitewater Rafting
Lunch Included. Dinner is available as an add-on.
Custom Tour Let us know if you'd like to customize this tour for your group.
The itinerary may change without notice due to the weather and other factors. Our goal is to always provide the best possible experience.

 

Availability

Daily - May to September

2018 Rates (per person: Adult / Child)

  • The Full Jaunty: $129 / $109
  • The Sampler: $106 / $86
  • The Float Tour: $50 / $40
Add-ons (per person)
  • BBQ Steak Dinner: $30
  • BBQ Hot Dog / Hamburger: $15
  • Double Ledge & Highlights Extra Rafting: $40

The Explorer Pass

Save 10% on this adventure with your Explorer Pass!

Get your season pass today and save up to 15% on tours, enjoy a free Explorer Series tour and free ice pops. All for only $125.

* Discount on activities only applies to tours booked through Pursuit Adventures. No discounts available when booking directly with partners.

Tour Options

The Full Jaunty

A full day (4½ hrs) on the Red Deer River running several classes of rapids, where every 'hit' in the waves is a soaking experience.

Add the Double Ledge and the Highlights - more rapids with a big double drop!

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The Sampler

Get a taste of the Red Deer River on this 2.5 hours tour. Same soaking fun as you raft a shorter section of the river.

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📷 Mukwah Tours

Upper Red Deer River Float

A relaxing 1.5 hour float down the mighty Red Deer, ideal for families or days where you'd rather spend time taking in the scenery.

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📷 Mukwah Tours

The Details

Where to Meet

Check-in with Mukwah Rafting Tours at their base camp located in west of Sundre. Get Directions >

Departure Time and Itinerary

10:30 am - Arrive at the base camp and check-in.

11:00 am  - Lunch is served and waivers are signed.

11:45 am - Get your rafting gear and learn how to use it.

12:00 pm - Safety briefing.

12:30 pm - Head out on the water.

You will be transported back to the base camp by bus at the end of the trip.

What to Bring

Required Items

  • Sweater
  • Bathing suit or shorts
  • Towel and extra clothing

Recommended Items

  • Waterproof camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Bandana, or cap to keep you warm
  • Your favourite refreshment (no glass containers permitted in raft - no alcohol permitted before or during the activity)

What's Included

This tour is provided by Mukwah Rafting Tours and includes:

  • Wetsuit, wet boots and gloves
  • Government certified life-jackets
  • Helmet
  • Professional guides
  • Paddling jackets & fleece
  • Hearty hot lunch

What's Not Included

  • Souvenir photos, transportation to the base, dinner, lodging or any other special requests.

Group Size

The group size is usually 4 to 6 passengers depending on the helicopter used.

Weather Cancellations

This tour runs rain or shine. In the event of unsafe conditions the operator may cancel the tour. You will be provided with an alternate date, no refunds are provided.

Terms and Conditions

Advance Booking

This tour requires bookings to be made at least 2 days prior to departure and requires a minimum of 2 guests per booking. Please contact us at (403) 986-6190 for a last minute booking or single guests.

Cancellation Policy

All bookings for this adventure are non-refundable.

Waiver

Waivers are required for all participants and will need to be signed at the Mukwah Rafting Tours base prior to your tour.
Please review our complete terms & conditions prior to booking.

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Come For A Visit

We're located in Capstone at Riverlands, near the trails of Waskasoo Park and Downtown Red Deer. Stop by to plan your next adventure, rent the gear you need and grab a bite with friends. 

While you're in the neighbourhood make sure to check out some of our great neighbours like Wild Brewing Co, Purearth Organics, DOSE Coffee and Troubled Monk Brewery.

You'll find us at #10 5579 47 Street in Cronquist Business Park.

Hours

  • Monday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Tuesday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Wednesday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Thursday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Friday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

We're open for check-in 10 minutes prior to departure for all tours.

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