Best of Both: Sulphur & Smoky
The Best of Both combines the tight, fast, super fun to paddle Sulphur River with swimming, water fights, and the beautiful mountain scenery of the Smoky River. Emerge from the stunning Sulphur Canyon, dig into a tasty riverside lunch then the adventure continues until you hit the Smoky Rapids. Plus, keep an eye out for the abundant, diverse wildlife on the Smoky River! This trip needs a group of 12 or more to book.
Our full-day rafting trips include a riverside lunch at the bridge to rest and refuel in between tackling the whitewater. Below is our standard menu which can be altered to accommodate different dietary requirements (vegetarian, gluten-free etc). If you would like to upgrade your riverside lunch to something a little more decadent then you can view alternative meal options here.
Start by warming-up or cooling-down with some hot chocolate or iced tea then choose from a selection of deli meats, cheese and buns with a side of potato salad and fresh veggies.
Level: Beginner/Intermediate, class 2/3+, ages 8+
Open: mid May to early September
Duration: 3 to 4 hours river time, depending on water levels.
6 hours total experience time.
Adults $145 +gst
Child (8-11) $115 +gst
18 or more = $137.75 /adult, $109.25 /child
24 or more = $130.50 /adult, $103.50 /child
30 or more = $123.25 /adult, $97.75 /child
ITINERARY: Meet us at the Rafting House AT your trip time (map). Finish payments, sign the waiver/medical form, change into rafting gear, and hop on the bus. It’s 3km to the river, plus a 5 minute walk into the canyon. The trail is steep, those with walking impairments or vertigo may require assistance. At the river, there’s a safety talk, and we check life jackets and helmets before launching. Spend 1-1.5hrs paddling the twists and turns on the Sulphur, then, after 30-45 minutes on the Smoky, we serve a tasty riverside lunch. After lunch, we get back on the river, pull out the water guns and the battle is on! Younger kids can paddle and brave guests can float beside the boat! Finish with a bang as we hit the Smoky Rapids: a big set of class 2+ waves. There is a short hike up to the bus: about 200ft over uneven ground. We ask able-bodied guests to carry paddles and other small pieces of gear. After the boats are loaded, it’s a 20-minute drive back to town.