Family Rafting Resort Package is the best combination of rafting and resort fun. Now available on weekends as well as weekdays, this package contains a great day of gentle rafting on our middle channel, BBQ lunch and body surfing on your first day.


Your second day is a fun-filled day at the resort where you can choose to play with the kayaks, paddle boards or simply head for the beach or a hike out on our extensive trails.


It offers all the fun with the flexibility on your departure day to leave at your convenience to head home or continue your vacation road trip.


Want to stay over an extra 3rd night, click here to book.


Want to add a second day on the water? Check out our Mini Vacation Package (MVP).

Are you looking for the adult/teen version?  Check out our Resort Package.  Same package but designed for adults and teens with all levels of whitewater rafting offered.

Best Mix of Family Rafting Action and Resort Relaxation
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*Price is subject to 13% HST & $15/day/person

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Package Includes

  • Gentle Family Rafting Day Trip

    Trip timing can vary depending on daily river conditions. Our professional Trip Leaders always prioritize safety and guest enjoyment!

  • Resort Day

    The entire 5000 acres of Wilderness Tours' National Whitewater Park is your play ground, including our kayaks, sups' and all our water front facilities and sports courts.

  • 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinner

    You'll love all of our meals, served also with vegetarian options at every meal.

  • 2x Nights Camping

    Camping is included in all our packages, cabin upgrades avail as well as quiet camping.

Optional Upgrades

  • Trip Photo-Video Package

    Our media team captures those special moments worth saving - so you can focus on paddling! Pre-book your video and photo package and save 20% off. Choose this option during check out.

  • Cabin Rental

    You can choose from a wide range of cabin upgrades. View all of our accommodation availability as well as live inventory.

  • Wetsuit Rental

    Wetsuits are provided no charge for children 5-12 years of age. Rentals are available for teens and adults.

  • Storage Lockers

    We recommend locking all personal items in the trunk of your car prior to departure. Car keys are kept in a lock box at the starting point. Coin operated lockers are available if required.

Trip Itinerary

*Format and timing of trips are subject to change without notice.

  • Arrival and Check In Ottawa Kayak School Wilderness Tours National Whitewater Park

    1. Arrival & Check-In

    We recommend arriving 45 minutes before your Pre-Trip Briefing time. Your briefing time can be found in your reservation information. Arriving with enough time before your trip will ensure that you can get prepared for your trip at a comfortable speed. Our trip briefings operate ON-TIME. Shuttles for trips generally depart 30 minutes after the pre-trip briefing time.

  • River Shop Retail Shop at Wilderness Tours

    2. Dress for Rafting

    You will need to wear footwear that will stay securely on your feet (NO FLIP-FLOPS, NO CROCS, ETC). You will also want to dress according to the weather. Our trips operate RAIN OR SHINE. Regular swim-wear is good. If you get cold easily we recommend you wear a wet suit. Bring your own or rent one of ours. Please note: cotton t-shirts and sweaters will actually make you COLDER. We recommend wearing synthetic materials for sun protection; wool or neoprene for thermal insulation; rain jacket outer shell for wind protection.

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    3. Pre-Trip Briefing

    It's time to meet your trip leader for the day. They will explain what to bring, what to wear, health and safety considerations, and the schedule for the day. This meeting usually lasts 10-12 minutes. This is a great time also to ask any last minute questions before you depart for the river. After the pre-trip briefing is complete you will have a few final minutes to make any last-minute adjustments with how you are dressed or also make any last visits to the restrooms.

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    4. Shuttle Bus to Top of Rapids

    Our transportation service shuttles your group from the Park Village 15km up-river to the"put-in", where your rafts and guides are waiting. This is a one-way shuttle as you will be rafting all the way back to the Park Village. None of your belongings should be left on the bus.

  • Itinerary Pre Trip Briefing at Wilderness Tours with Trip Leader Betty Oattes

    5. Meet Your Guide + Safety Talk

    Wilderness Tours Pioneered rafting on the Ottawa River in 1975, our guides have the most experience as we've been setting the standard for whitewater in Canada going into our 5th decade. We have your safety in mind first in everything we do. Your trip leader will explain all of your equipment and safety procedures for the day.

  • McCoys Chute Gentle Rafting Trip on the Ottawa River

    7. Rafting Time!

    You'll face many rapids on your journey down the river. The rapids you face and the specific lines your guide chooses will depend on the river conditions of the day. The beauty of the Ottawa River is that at every water level, there's an exciting and appropriate route to take!

  • Snack Stop on the Middle Channel of the Ottawa River

    8. Snack Stop

    Our trips stop half way down the river. At this break stop you will get the chance to have a quick snack, relax, enjoy the beautiful views of the river, and use the restrooms.

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    9. More Whitewater Rafting!

    The second half of the trip holds many more exciting rapids! Depending on specific water levels, your guides will also show you some exciting extra activities such as raft surfing, cliff jumping and/or body surfing.

  • Lazy River Swimming Rafting National Whitewater Park Wilderness Tours Ottawa Canada Ontario

    10. Lazy River Swim

    The final stretch of the river before arriving back at the Park Village is a perfect lazy river swim. When your guide says it's safe to do so, hop out of the raft and enjoy the ride!

  • Itinerary return to park village

    11. Your arrival back to Park Village

    The currents slow down just in time for you to catch the right-hand turn into the bay at the Park Village. Your guides will instruct you on end-of-trip procedures such as gear return, post-trip media viewings, and evening entertainment options.

  • Resort Day WT Rafting National Whitewater Park Ontario Canada

    12. Resort Day

    Enjoy a second day with us taking advantage of our beach front, flat water kayaks, stand up paddle boards, hiking trails or mountain bike rentals.