Experience an exceptional expedition rafting adventure on the famous Nahanni River. The Nahanni area is the first "World Heritage Site", named by the United Nations in 1979. True wilderness rafting with highlights such as Virginia Falls, The Gate, Sunblood Mountain, Painted Canyon, First Canyon and Kraus' Hot Spring. You will find yourself becoming immersed in the mystique of this canadian river and the surrounding mountains. Your guides look after all the meals and camp chores. Dip your paddle in the legendary Nahanni and never look back.
The 8 day rafting adventure explores the most spectacular landscapes of Nahanni National Park. Drifting down river from 316' Virginia Falls you become immersed in the "Grand Canyons" of the Nahanni, Canada's deepest river canyons. On the Nahanni river trip, a guide maneuvers your raft with oars leaving you free to take pictures, watch for wildlife or just let the view dazzle your mind as you soak in the scenery. Experience the thrill of paddling through sets of rollercoaster waves. Ashore your guides choose the best campsites and offer hikes to vistas over looking the river and up the many intriguing side canyons. In addition to a welcoming smile your guides prepare and serve hearty and delicious meals from our unique river trip menu.
The12 day adventure is perfect for people with a bit more time and offers a second night of camping at Virginia Falls before moving on to explore the Nahanni's most spectacular landscapes.
The Nahanni is Canada's most celebrated wilderness river and has long been favoured as the country's classic river trip. The Nahanni's remote valley and mountainous surrounding will leave the wilderness traveller in awe. The Nahanni tumbles almost 600 km through some of the most majestic country on the continent. The famous Virginia Falls, with a drop of over 90 metres, provide an inspirational setting for the photographer and naturalist. A riverside soak in the soothing warm waters of Kraus' Hot Spring adds another incredible dimension to your Nahanni trip. Many opportunities to view the abundant wildlife exist as the region is home to Dall sheep, caribou, moose, black bears, bald eagles and trumpeter swans.