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Whitewater rafting the Gatineau River with Esprit!

2 Day Gatineau River Trip

Whitewater rafting the Gatineau River with Esprit!

On the stretch of river between Maniwaki and Bouchette the Gatineau runs wild with big Ottawa-style rapids. The Gatineau is another Quebec river that is under threat of extinction through hydro development. Your participation in a rafting trip will help "Les Amis de la Rivière Gatineau" raise awareness for the river and demonstrate alternative uses.

The Gatineau 2 day trip includes:

 2 days of whitewater rafting on the Gatineau River
Pointer 2 riverside picnic lunches
Pointer 1 night camping
Pointer 1 breakfast
Pointer 1 dinner
Pointer All safety equipment
Pointer 14 ft. self-bailing rafts
Pointer Internationally certified guides
Pointer Après rafting beer juice or soft drink... the first round's on us! Don't pass up the opportunity to run this great and exciting historic river.


  Availability & Costs
July & August
 Daily (2 day trip maximum 4 pax.) $300.00
Weekly Special!  Save with a group of 7 or more! Book a Gatineau River 2 day trip with a group of 7 or more and receive a $100.00 cashback!
Weekly Special!  Save with a group of 14 or more! Book a Gatineau River 2 day trip with a group of 14 or more and save $50.00 per person!
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Gatineau Itinerary

The Gatineau River 2 Day Trip based out of the Bonnette Rouge on the banks of the Gatineau River, not far from the village of Bouchette.

Day 1 8:30 am Meet and Greet at the "Bonnette Rouge"
  9:30 am Start of the first descent on the Gatineau River
  12:15 pm Riverside Lunch
  4:00 pm Take out at the "Bonnette Rouge"
  7:00 pm Dinner
Day 2 7:00 - 8:30 am Breakfast
  8:30 am Departure for the Put In
  9:00 am Start of the secnd descent on the Gatineau River
  12:15 pm Riverside Lunch
  4:00 pm Take out and departure from the river.
Note: Trip timing may vary depending on water levels.

What's included in your adventure

The Gatineau 2 days trip includes 2 days of whitewater rafting, 2 riverside picnic lunches, 1 night camping, 1 breakfast, 1 dinner, all safety equipment, 14 ft. self-bailing rafts, internationally certified guides, après rafting beer, juice or soft drink.

What you should bring

For activities: All your mandatory safety equipment is provided for you, therefore, all you need to bring with you are some personal items to help make your days even more enjoyable. We recommend that you bring a pair of shoes or sandals to wear on the river (they will get wet!), your swimsuit and/or shorts, sunscreen, water bottle, towel and a change of clothes.

This package includes one night of camping as your accommodation. Expedition tents will be provided for you on this night. You will still be required to bring your personal sleeping bag and pad with you.


Hear what others who have experienced a day trip has to say:

"I loved the trip!"
Laura Smith, Montreal

"Can't get enough!"
Brad Whitman, Brockville