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High Adventure Resort Package

Full river high adventure trip in a 12-passenger raft

What’s Included-Resort Package

  • One full river trip in our 12 passenger rafts with guide and all necessary equipment.
  • 2 nights camping (bringing your own gear) A choice of accommodations are extra.
  • 4 full meals (lunch, 2 breakfast, and dinner)
  • Shuttle to our put-in
  • Free wetsuits in May only. (rentals in June – September )
  • Use of all resort activities and facilities.

Cost: $209.00 per person plus a $6 per person, per day, service charge and 13% tax.
Minimum age is 10 years and 90 lbs.
 

Rates and Dates

* Cancellation Policy: If your written cancellation is received 30 days prior to your trip you will receive a full refund. After 30 days no refund or alternative dates will be given. RiverRun reserves the right to alter any trip, course, equipment or location, with no refund.

RiverRun Rafting Itinerary – High Adventure

Arrival & Evenings

Arrive to our base resort the night prior to your rafting day. Check-in and register then proceed to our campground to set up camp or one of our accommodations that you reserved when booking. Your will be given a map of the property and be required to sign a waiver of liability.

Enjoy the evening campfire or enjoy an evening swim in our private bay. Saturday’s we offer live entertainment around the campfire or under our pavilion. Volleyball and half-court basket ball are lit up for nightly games. We do have a licensed bar and store for your needs.

Note-If you are planning to arrive before 5pm you can add a dinner by advance reservation or choose to eat out at local restaurants.


Day 1

Wetsuits & Registration opens 7.30 – 8am by the waterfront pavilion if you have any questions or wish to rent a wetsuit if weather conditions are less than perfect. Wetsuits should be rented before your safety briefing and we require a piece of photo ID to hold until wetsuits are returned after your trip.

A liability waiver will be required for you to sign if you did not sign one the night prior.

Then over to the pavilion for your home cooked breakfast!

Breakfast is included and served buffet style between 7.30 – 9am. We offer a hot meal along with bagels and cereals, juice, coffee and tea.

Safety First: Meet up with your trip leader for a full safety briefing and what you can expect during your trip. Then you will be instructed to get your equipment for your trip.

We provide lifejackets, helmets and paddles. Please be sure to see our “what to wear & bring” section of our website.

After boarding our buses and a short ride to our put-in property you will meet your guide for the day. Our guides are whitewater professionals that are highly skilled and trained for your safety. Our entertaining guides are hired, not only for their skills at whitewater but also to introduce you to the history of the Ottawa River.

As you board your raft you can already hear the thunder of the first set of rapids of McCoys Chute and the adrenaline starts to pump!

Part way down the river we will be stopping for a riverside lunch and short break. The Ottawa River water levels are controlled up-stream by a hydro electric dam so as the water levels change so do some of the other activities offered along the way. Try some body surfing in gentle whitewater or some cliff jumping…its optional and all part of the experience.

Your rafting day ends back at our resort property, where your car is, hot showers, sauna and dry clothes. The RiverRun advantage is that there are no bus rides or long pontoon rides after the last set of major rapids….our location is simply the best.

Our video crew has been shooting your trip all day and a complimentary re-run presentation (and maybe a Canadian beer from our pub) is a part of your day. Copies may be purchased on DVD.

Dinner is also buffet style served between 6-7.30 pm. Our menu offers one entrée option with healthy salads, dessert and beverages; everything is home cooked and using local products wherever possible. Vegetarian options must be pre-booked when making your reservations.

Evening: Free time to enjoy our resort property. Bring your hiking shoes for some fantastic woodland walking trails and scenic lookout….your likely to come across some creature of two along the way. Share your adventure stories with other guests at our main campfire; enjoy a sauna or a moonlight swim. Some quiet time after a busy day!


Day 2

Your resort package includes another hearty breakfast under our pavilion. This is your free day. This is your time to really enjoy the beautiful property of our resort.

Take a swim or hike our trails at your leisure, be sure to visit the Ross Museum minutes away in Forester Falls and learn about the history of our area and the Ottawa Valley. Admission is free.

Check-out time is 10am for accommodations but feel free to stick around until 4pm. Ask at our office about our accommodation specials and there’s so much to see and do just at our doorstep!

Other things to do:

Bungee Jump! Ontario's only Bungee tower 150 feet over deep clean water.

Zip-line the Grand Chute in Quebec just 30 minutes away.

Golf: There are several courses to choose from and one just 10 minutes away.

Shopping: Visit unique shops in our quaint villages of Beachburg and Cobden just 15 minutes away. Ask our office for details.

Bonnechere Caves in Eganville…just 25 minutes away and worth the drive. Some great shopping and restaurants in this quaint village too.

Water Park: Logo’s Land waterslides just 15 minutes away.

Algonquin Park is just two hours away and Ontario’s biggest and most famous park.

Ottawa: Our capital city is just one hour west of here. RiverRun partners with the Lord -Elgin Hotel which overlooks the Ottawa River, Parliament Hill and the Rideau Canal which is a UNESCO site.

Whats included in the resort package

  • One full river trip in our 12 passenger rafts with guide and all equipment
  • Two nights camping (bring your own gear) a choice of accommodations are available at any extra cost
  • 4 full meals (so Mom doesn't have to cook)
  • Shuttle transportation to raft put-in area
  • Free wetsuits (*May only) Rentals June - September
  • Use of all resort activities and facilities

Cost: $209 per person plus a $6 service charge per person per day ($12)
Group discounts are available. Please call us for details. The minimum age is 10 years old and 90 + pounds.

Rates and Dates

Whats NOT included

  • Travel to RiverRun
  • Camping Gear if required
  • Gratuities

How do I get to RiverRun?

From Toronto drive times are approximately 5-6 hours North-East (and close to Alqonquin Park)
From Ottawa drive time is 1 – 1.5 hours North-West and just off Hwy#17 past Renfrew.
Check-In Times: If you are arriving the night prior to rafting please check-in by 8pm as our office closes at that time

(800)267-8504 - Click here for directions

Note: If using a GPS we want to warn you not to follow your GPS once you get close to Foresters Falls as the GPS directions will take you onto McCoy’s Rd which is just a dirt logging road. Please follow our road signs.


“Feel alive - re-charge with an adrenaline kick!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 July 2014

I have rafted in France, Sweden, Turkey and with another rafting company on the Ottawa river previously but my recent experience with RiverRun Rafting exceeded all prior adventures. The entire set-up was very well organized, the guides all knowledgable, professional and safety oriented.

We were a group of 4, (one mid-aged adventure seeking mother and three young adults) and we chose the Ultimate Adventure Rafting in the 6-man raft since we wanted the maximum thrill. Our guide, Bill (from USA) get top marks - extremely professional, capable, knowledgable and friendly. He was able to deliver the thrilling adventure and adrenaline rush that we were looking for - thanks Bill!!

We stopped mid-day and jumped off of some cliffs into swift moving water (optional) and that was also great fun, challenging and exciting. Lunch was hearty and included hamburgers (there was even a vegetarian burger), hotdogs, multiple salads, hot chocolate/tea/coffee and a roaring campfire, which was a a nice touch.

If you are coming from far away, I would suggest staying one or two nights onsite - tent, cabin, cottage, spa hotel- to get the most out of your trip. My recomendation would be to arrive the night prior to your adventure,buy the meal plan so you don't have to cook dinner or breakfast, and to enjoy the camp fire in the evening. There are several things to do in the evening including using the pool table, basketball court, volley ball court, horshoes, beach, sauna - all free. There is even cozy bar, similar to a log cabin, if you want to get drinks.

This adventure was worth every cent and contributed the making this summer a total sucess. I would do it again in a heartbeat.

Remmick M
Kingston, Ontario