Glamping & Rafting Adventures With REO Rafting
Whitewater rafting should be an item on everyone’s bucket list: it’s high-spirited, pure, gleeful fun for the whole family! Prepare to get bounced around, get some air, and get soaked on rollercoaster waves. REO Rafting Resort is located right in the heart of world-class whitewater —the resort faces the breathtakingly beautiful (and bouncy) Nahatlatch River. And, when you book a trip with REO, you’re not limited to one river: the diversity of rivers in the area is unparalleled. Your safety is always first priority: REO has an industry-leading 37 year safety record; you’ll always have a professional guide and safety kayak along for the ride. All the rafting equipment you need will be provided for you; and when you get back, you’re welcome to a warming soak in the resort hot tub. A stay at REO gives you access to their amenities, not only the hot tub, but also hot showers, a volleyball court, nightly campfires, private beach & wifi.
Price: Starting from $325 / person.
This is a perfect little getaway! It includes one night of glamping (glamour-camping under the stars in a luxurious canvas tent), three homestyle meals with desserts & beverages, and one whitewater rafting trip (for active adults and youth aged 10+). If you want twice the fun, you can add a second trip for a discounted rate. Maybe you’re going with a group but want to stay onshore? Ask about the non-rafter’s wellness option (massage and yoga).
Price: Starting from $485 / person.
This is REO’s most popular package. You get two nights of glamping, five home-style meals with desserts and beverages, and one whitewater rafting trip (for active adults and youth aged 10+). Choose an optional guided canyon hike or a yoga session. For twice the fun, add a second rafting trip for a discounted rate. Or, if you’d rather stay on shore, ask about the non-rafter’s wellness option (massage and yoga).
Price: Adult: $175 / person Youth under 19: $155 / person.
You’ll have a blast on this 4.5 hour trip! The Nahatlatch River is home to world-class whitewater, including 24 sets of class 3 and 4+ rapids for a non-stop, rollicking, action packed trip, ideal for active adults and youth aged 10+. This is an authentic whitewater experience with small rafts that carry 6 paddlers and one guide, so you’ll feel every bounce. You’ll receive a delicious lunch served at the river’s edge dining deck. Access to hot showers and the resort hot tub means you can have a soothing hot soak to finish off your trip. Trips run daily with two departure times from May to August.
Price: Adult: $175 / person, Youth (under 19) $155 / person.
This 5 hour trip on the Thompson River is ideal for active adults and youth from 12+. This trip is run August and September, and features 15 sets of exciting class 3 and 4 rapids, the best in late-summer rafting. The warmer Thompson river combined with hot summer days mean you probably won’t even want a wetsuit— you’ll savor the refreshing splashes! The rocky canyon scenery will have you spellbound, as will the thrill of legendary waves like The Frog and Witch’s Cauldron. Your safety is ensured with one certified guide for every 8-9 guests. These oar rafts feature paddle assist by your guide, for those who would rather enjoy the scenery or not want to paddle too hard. A catered lunch with fresh seasonal fruits, sweets and beverages is the icing on the cake!
Adults: $150 / person, Youth (10-19 yrs): $130 / person.
This 4.5 hour trip that runs June to early September, is ideal for families, kids (minimum age 5), seniors, corporate groups, and team building events. The whole family can enjoy this easy, scenic river trip on the Fraser River. Keep an eye out for wildlife, as you may spot bald eagles, osprey, river otters, and if you’re lucky, even black bears. You’ll enjoy the ever-changing canyon scenery as you experience spinning whirlpools and lots of fun, bouncy wave trains. You can even jump in the river and go for a swim, holding on to the boat’s ropes. This trip features oar rafts that hold 4-8 guests and a guide. You’ll have lunch at the resort and beverages and snacks are served on the river.
Price: $825 / person regular camping or $975 glamping. Groups of 6+ are $730/ person camping or $880 glamping.
Are you a thrill seeker looking for the ULTIMATE extreme whitewater experience? This is the steepest, gnarliest, wildest paddle rafting trip in Canada! REO has safely run the Stein for 26 years, and in total, fewer than 300 people have ever rafted it. This trip includes training on the Nahatlatch River on the first day: you’ll swim a class 3 rapid in the Nahatlatch and do some raft flipping drills. Day two will find you taking the trip of a lifetime on the Stein, with 27 incredible quick-fire rapids that test your technical skills. Seven kilometres of non-stop class 5 technical rapids will get your adrenaline pumping and your heart pounding! As always, safety is key; there will be one professionally certified senior guide for every five guests, and one safety kayaker keeping watch. This trip is ideal for active adults and youth 15+ and includes 2 nights of camping at REO (your own camping gear is required), or you can upgrade to their glamping tents. You’ll receive 6 home-style meals with dessert and beverages. Check online for the trip date, as this special excursion only happens once a year.
What do you think—are you ready for the trip of a lifetime? REO Rafting Resort is waiting; book you next adventure and you’ll be counting down the days in anticipation! For more information on this destination or other destinations and activities in our region, visit Hope, Cascades and Canyons.
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