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  • Relaxing float on the upper Elk
  • Wildlife viewing opportunity
  • Based at the Adventure Yurt at Fernie RV Resort
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding on the Elk River
  • Hiking the Ancient Cotton wood forest; 2 km loop
  • Animal sightings
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  • Corporate float on the Upper Elk River
  • Enjoy a day on the river with Mountain High Adventures
  • Paddle boarding along the upper Elk River
  • Paddle boarding along the upper Elk River

Explore the scenic Elk River and tranquil lakes on a nature-filled adventure with the crew at Mountain High Adventures. 

Covid-19 Update: Mountain High River Adventures will reopen for adventures on June 20th!

The Fernie Float

Beat the summer heat by floating the beautiful Elk River. Join a Mountain High guide for a float through Fernie, taking in beautiful scenery and wildlife along the way. There is no chance of falling overboard on this great trip but lots of opportunities for swimming.

Details:

  • Great for all ages including grandparents and grandkids!
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Splash level 1
  • Experienced guide, transportation, lifejacket and safety instructions included
  • Departure times: 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
  • Trip time: 1.5hrs
  • Trip distance: 5km, From the Adventure Centre at the Fernie RV Resort to the Stanford Resort
  • Available daily until September 29th

Price: 

  • $249 per boat, for up to 8 people
  • $1 land and water usage fee per person
  • GST not included

Ghostrider Family Trip

Run the famous Ghostrider rapid in high-performance Mammoth rafts. Hear the legend, surf the wave, paddle, swim and snack your way through the scenic river experience. Fun for the whole family. 

Details:

  • Suitable for ages 3+
  • Splash level 2+
  • Experienced guide & safety instructions included
  • Transportation provided
  • Wetsuit, lifejacket, helmet, riverside snack included
  • Weekday departure times: 9am, 12pm, 4pm
  • Weekend departure times: 4pm
  • Trip time: 3hrs
  • Trip distance: Approx 8km, Dicken Road End to the Dogwood Boat Launch
  • Available 6 days a week (not Tuesday) until September 1st

Price: 

  • Adult: $99
  • Youth: $89 (Age 3-15)
  • Groups of 8 or more, 10% discount
  • 10% discount for groups of 8 or more
  • $1 land and water usage fee
  • GST not included

Mountain High Adventures offer a huge range of water-based adventures to suit all preferences and abilities, including:

  • Contact Information
  • 877-423-4555 (Toll Free)
  • 250-423-5008
  • Contact By Email
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  • www.raftfernie.com
  • 2001 6th Ave - at Fernie RV Resort, Fernie, BC V0B1M0
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