Catch A Wave ~ Family Rafting

Finally …. A BC Family Rafting Adventure designed for kids as young as 7 years old.

Catch A Wave 3 Hours Family friendly rafting designed for ages 7 and up! Our newest trip is a wonderful way to enjoy an introduction to whitewater with lots of fun waves and splashes in a section of the lower canyon on the Clearwater River that excludes the more challenging areas of the whitewater. During this trip we will explore an island and include some games and a snack. Begins mid-July. Book Now! This is the perfect combination of fun and adventure. Ride some waves and enjoy the splashes of the Clearwater River's milder rapids. Be amazed by the breathtaking scenery and towering volcanic canyons of Wells Gray Provincial Park. Explore an island and enjoy a riverside snack and some games all in our "Natural Outdoor Playground.  Join IWE and "Catch a Wave".

With 34 years of rafting experience in Wells Gray Park, Interior Whitewater offers you our always popular “Catch A Wave” trip. Finally a trip that children as young as 7 can enjoy. “Catch A Wave” is much more than just another family outing though.  In many ways it can be a life changing experience not just for kids, but for mom, dad, and all family members. We’ve seen shy, reserved children come out of their shell with newly-gained confidence. Reserved individuals that blossom into confidant, engaging children.

Gone are electronic gadgets, chores, and schedules. Our “Catch A Wave” trip makes everyone feel like they are part of a team, all working together to achieve a common goal. We’ve been told time and time again from parents that this trip was one of the most rewarding experiences their kids have ever had. “Catch A Wave” is so much more than just a raft trip. Our safety conscious and informative guides will do their utmost to teach a little bit about the natural history and geology of the area as well as find time to go for a hike to a breathtaking waterfall or explore some old growth forest.

 IWE has strong safety policies regarding all trips. We have a minimum of two guides on every “Catch A Wave” even with as few as four guests. We stay away from the big rapids of the Clearwater River and operate the “Catch A Wave”, trip on a section of river that is class two only. We start in late July when the levels have receded and the water and air temperatures have warmed up.  All participants are outfitted with a 3mm wetsuit for warmth as well as a fleece pullover, splash jacket, lifejacket, and helmet.

“Catch A Wave” is a summer tradition for tourists and locals alike. It is a unique experience whether you’re 8 years old, a tween, or becoming a teen. It is a way to bond with father and son, mother and daughter, grandfather and grandmother. But don’t just take our word for it, come and experience a family outing like no other from the best seat in the house—aboard one of our rafts on the “Catch A Wave” trip this summer.

Family Rafting on the Clearwater River, BC   ADULT: $109.00 + tax
YOUTH: $89.00 + tax (16 AND UNDER)

3 Hours
Minimum Age: 7 years

Class: I & II Rapids

Departs: 10 am and 2 pm 7 days a week

This trip is available starting mid-July (depending on the water levels)

This trip is ideal for:

  • For families with kids too young to participate in regular adult whitewater rafting trips.
  • No experience is required

Safety comes first at IWE. Check out our whitewater rafting safety information to feel that your family is in good hands at IWE.

Not the trip you're looking for?  Check out our other offerings in our full lineup of rafting adventures.

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