• RAPIDS: 25

  • DIFFICULTY: III

  • DURATION: 6HRS

  • DISTANCE: 23KM

  • COST: 175

The Nicola River Adventure

Nicola River, Full Day

May 21/22/23, 2016

Top 5 Reasons to Go…

  • A great river for groups
  • Small boats, big rides
  • Get a sunburn in May
  • Cow Canyon…always a great time
  • This only happens once a year!

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Your entire staff from the ladies who answered the phone, Charles our bus driver, the girls at reception, Conor and especially Braden our guide, were outstanding!
– Linda W., Abbotsford BC
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  • KUMSHEEN’s Nicola River Trip

    If you’re into big thrills, big scenery, and big sunshine in May, this is the perfect trip for you and your group. BC’s Nicola River winds through sage covered hills, ponderosa pine forests, and spectacular sweeping valleys en route to the Thompson River. Upon it’s final descent to the Legendary Thompson, the Nicola rolls through narrow canyons and massive boulder gardens, creating a non-stop white water adventure. Discover this amazing river in May, when the scenery and white water come to life.

    The Nicola’s white water is perfect for rafters looking to raft a low volume river. At flows between 3000-8000cfs, the Nicola is approximately 10% of the volume of the epic Thompson. Instead of navigating the Thompson’s massive whirl-pools and boils, rafts on the Nicola will explore tight chutes and boulder filled rapids. It’s so good that during May and June, KUMSHEEN guides will often raft this stretch with staff and friends after work.

  • Pricing – Adult – $175, Youth (ages 12-16) – $133
    Trip Length – 23km/6hrs (All Day), 30k Corner to Spences Bridge
    Minimum Age – 12yrs
    Meals (package) – Riverside Lunch
    Season – May Long Weekend*
    Difficulty – Class III
    Boat Options – Paddle: 8 person
    Departure Time – 10am
    Accommodation – Not Included

    *Additional dates available in May/June for groups of 6 or more.

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THE NICOLA RIVER

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With an impeccable safety record and over 200,000 satisfied visitors, making your way to the Kumsheen Resort could be one of the easiest decisions to make, but leaving could very well be the hardest.
‒ John Pigeon. Vancouver 24 Hours Magazine