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Hyak River Rafting Boats

Oar / Paddle Assist Raft

An oar and paddle raft.
The guide manoeuvres with two long oars as guests paddle.

Paddle Raft

Everyone, including the guide, uses paddles to work together as a team in maneuvering the raft.

Power Rafting Motor Boat

These rafts are equipped with an outboard motor, so the guide can power steer through rapids.

Inflatable Kayak

One or two guests use traditional double-bladed paddles in these very stable inflatable boats.

Panorama Boat Yard
Boats for School Trip
Boats for Company on Thompson River

Hyak River Rafting

   Hyak offers a variety of river trips from May through September on British Columbia's Best Rivers. From our popular Chilliwack and Thompson White Water River day trips to our world class Chilko/Chilcotin/Fraser 6-Day River Rafting Vacation, Hyak has the perfect river adventure for you.

Quality Rafting Adventures since 1980

   Since 1980, we've entertained thousands of guests on river adventures that have earned us a reputation for quality, service and safety. With state of the art rafts and equipment, the finest guides in the industry and the best food on the river, we are committed to offering a first class, all encompassing outdoor experience. Whether you're 8 or 80, the thrill of the Whitewater Rafting In B.C. and the spectacular scenery will make this the Best Day of your Summer! Our rivers are easily accessible and close to Vancouver, with overnight and camping packages available.

The Hyak River Rafting Difference

   Since starting with a modest fleet of 4 rafts, HYAK has grown to become the largest rafting fleet in Western Canada. We are pleased to offer a wide variety of rafts for enthusiasts through to adrenaline seekers.

   The beautiful and exciting rivers we run have been carefully selected so you may experience them at their optimum water levels. Over 250,000 rafters from all over the world have enjoyed our first class river rafting trips with HYAK.