Adventure in Wells Gray Park, hiking and canoeing


Here’s a fantastic white-water rafting package which combines an exhilarating experience on a famous river to a relaxing stay in an outstanding resort. The legendary Thompson River is indeed BC’s most popular river and for good reason.
It snakes through hot, desert-like country, mixing calm, flat stretches with huge rolling waves and big rafting action (more than 25 unforgettable rapids). 
Swimming ability is not essential if you choose the power raft trips.
After all this action, You’ll be glad to spend the 3rd day relaxing while taking advantage of the resort amenities.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 Clearwater

    Clearwater Meet your guide at 9 am at the Wells Gray Guest Ranch. Your adventure will then start with a short hike to Dawson falls. After lunch, you will head towards Clearwater Lake after what you will start a 2 hour hike that will take you to a viewpoint which offers a breathtaking view over the caribou Mountains. The guide will then teach you how to control a canoe. As soon as everyone is ready, you will leave by canoe for an excursion that will lead you to a magnificent sandy beach which will be your camp site for the next two nights.

    - Accommodation : Tent

  • Day 2 Clearwater

    Clearwater This morning, you will paddle your way across the Clearwater Lake. You will also have the opportunity to do some fishing and to observe the local wildlife. In the afternoon, you are invited for another hike along some spectacular trails offering dramatic views of the surrounding mountains.

    - Accommodation : Tent

  • Day 3 Clearwater

    Clearwater After breakfast, you will paddle towards a historic farm where you will have the opportunity to learn about the life of the first Europeans who settle in the area. You will then stop at Bailey Falls. This site is famous for the wild salmons that you can often see jumping out of the water. You will finally be delighted by a 2 ½ hours hike towards the top of spectacular Helmcken Falls.


Minimum age: 8 

Period & budget

When to travel?

The best period for travelling is during the following months:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Notes


The cost includes:


-Service of a guide
- Canoe and equipment
- Camping permit
- Sleeping bag
- 2 nights accommodation (including tent and ground mattress)
- 7 meals (see abbreviations)
- Applicable taxes

The cost does not include:


- Air travel
- Shuttle to the meeting point (OPTIONAL)
- Personal expenses
- Drinks (excluding coffee and tea with meals included
- Car rental (see www.iglobe-trotter.com)
- Tips for guidee

Practical info

Sarah

My local agent
Sarah

  • Specialist in Canada and USA
  • Holder of a tourism licence
  • An adventurer at heart
  • Fascinated by local culture and people
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Destination
British Colombia Rocky mountains
Activity
Nature - Adventure Short trips and extensions Summer
Duration
3 days
Code
AV-13
Price
From C$551
Level
2/5
Comfort
2/5

Strengths

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