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Call Esprit toll-free at 1-800-596-7238 for more information about white water rafting on the following rivers: the Ottawa River, the Petawawa River, the Kipawa River, the Magnetawan River, the Gatineau River and the Magpie River which are all in Canada.



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Esprit Whitewater Rafting

Whitewater rafting is an exhilarating way to experience Canada's beautiful world-class rivers! There are a number of amazing rivers to choose from with packages ranging from day trips to multi-day programs. We realize that choosing an outfitter can often be a daunting task as you have your security, enjoyment, time and value at stake.

 Here are some of the many reasons why  discerning adventurers (just like you!)  choose Esprit Rafting Adventures!

Whitewater rafting Esprit Guides Esprit Guides:

Working year round and internationally certified, Esprit guides are the most highly trained and experienced in the industry!

 The Esprit Personable Group Size:

Our guest/guide ratio of 7:1 is the most "user friendly" in the industry. Personalized service is our specialty!

 BIGGER BANG for your buck!

Why? Because we do 2 channels in one day!

 Esprit Rafts:

We only use 14 ft. self-bailing rafts which are lighter and faster than our competitors!

 Esprit Transport:

Daily transportation service to and from Ottawa/Gatineau.

Whitewater rafting on the Ottawa River

Whitewater rafting the Ottawa River

 Packed full of fun and excitement, only Esprit offers you both channels of the Ottawa River in the same day! That means twice the rapids, twice the adventure, twice the excitement...more BANG for your Buck! More »

Whitewater rafting on the Petawawa River

Whitewater rafting the Petawawa River

With its headwaters in Algonquin Park, the Petawawa
is an exciting spring river which offers long roller
coaster wave trains with steep, adrenaline pumping drops. More »

Whitewater rafting on the Kipawa River

Whitewater rafting the Kipawa River
Paddling for Preservation

Rated one of eastern Canada's best intermediate whitewater rivers, the Kipawa also carries the unfortunate distinction of being one of Canada's most endangered waterways. Don't pass up this opportunity to run this great, historic old river and raise awareness to help protect this natural beauty from encroaching hydro projects. More »

Whitewater rafting on the Magnetawan River

Whitewater rafting the Magnetawan River

The Magnetawan explodes out of Kneophli Falls as its spring flood pours out towards Georgian Bay. Available only two weeks of the season, during the month of April, this spring river is the first to open for whitewater rafting. More »

Whitewater Rafting - Expedition Rivers with Esprit

Whitewater rafting the Gatineau River
Paddling for Preservation

On the stretch of river between Maniwaki and Bouchette, the Gatineau river runs wild with big, Ottawa River style rapids. The Gatineau is another of Canada's endangered wilderness rivers. Come explore the legend of the Gatineau River by raft and be a part of raising awareness for its plight. More »

Whitewater rafting on the Gatineau River

Expedition Rivers - The Magpie River
Paddling for Preservation

Explore the extraordinary solitude and vast wilderness reaches of the Magpie River. Class 4 canyons, dramatic waterfalls, majestic wildlife and virgin forests are just a few of the highlights on this multi-day expedition. More »