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Learn about Ontario's top whitewater destinations.



If heart-racing adventure is your game, gear up to ride class III and class IV daredevil sections of Ottawa River called Hell’s Half Mile, Lemming’s Leap and Butcher’s Knife. Or if it’s calmer waters you seek, travel along the Madawaska River and quieter channels of the Ottawa River-  perfect for gentle family float trips. It's time to check WHITEWATER rafting off your bucket list.

Action, Adventure and Adrenalin OWL Rafting’s Complete Whitewater Vacation

Unique in rafting worldwide, OWL combines the exciting whitewater trip down the Ottawa River with a delicious BBQ meal during the return trip back to their lakeside resort. Afterwards, guests are invited to take advantage of our resort activities including canoeing, kayaking and paddle boating on a sandy beach and much more!

RiverRun - Ultimate Adventure Rafting - Full River Trip (Sport Raft)

RiverRun Rafting and Wilderness Resort offers the incredible thrill of whitewater rafting on the Ottawa River.  Choose between 12 passenger and 6 passenger sport rafts and a variety of packages. The Ultimate Adventure Rafting package includes a full river-rafting trip in a six-passenger raft, delicious hot lunch, use of all resort facilities and a video re-run of your trip.

High Adventure - The Getaway - Spring and Fall Weekends 

From Spring to Fall, join Wilderness Tours for a thrill of a lifetime on the Ottawa River.   Choose a day trip or overnight package.  The Fall and Spring weekend adventures are a great getaway.  Arrive the night before, then come along on a one-day Main Channel trip in a guided 12-person raft and then a one-day Middle Channel trip in a "Guide Your Own Raft" six-person sport raft, as well as delicious meals and a minimum of two nights camping.

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