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2 Hour Rafting on the Yellowstone River

From US$47.00
  • 2-hour rafting adventure on the Yellowstone River from Gardiner
  • Paddle over Class II and III rapids under the guidance of your professional instructor
  • Admire the beautiful scenery of the Yellowstone National Park as you glide
2 Hour Rafting on the Yellowstone River
From US$47.00
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Appease your appetite for adventure on a 2-hour rafting adventure of the Yellowstone River from Gardiner. Experience the exhilaration of rafting on the frenetic rapids of the Yellowstone River while admiring the spectacular scenery of Yellowstone National Park. Allow a professional guide to direct you to paddle hard and fast over thrilling rapids and, when you reach calmer sections of the water, stop for a refreshing swim in the Yellowstone River.  

What to Expect
The trip begins with check-in at the rafting office in Gardiner, Montana a half-hour before the scheduled rafting trip. After you get checked in, you will be offered facilities to change into wetsuits or other appropriate water gear provided. Once everyone is ready, your guides will shuttle you to the river where they will provide safety instruction.

From there, you board your raft and paddle off, with your guide giving constant instruction. You will see 8 miles of the beautiful Yellowstone River and experience Class II, III and even a Class IV depending on the time of the year. The Gallatin National Forest borders the Yellowstone to your left and you will have plenty of scenic viewing opportunity. Your guide will even let you jump in for a swim!

About 20 minutes into your trip, you can expect to be photographed by a professional photographer. As your trip draws to a close, your guides will pick you up and drive 10 minutes back to Gardiner where you can change out of your river garb, view your photos and purchase other mementos from your trip.
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1 - 5 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago
Scenery & stories

A brief but extremely fun & informative jaunt down the river. Some good sized waves with very little risk of injury/going overboard. The day we went, water was very high. We saw osprey, learned that antelope can't jump a fence, and why the local airport...More

Thank Kimberly L
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing experience for the first time white water rafting!!

Great company! Guides are very smart and experienced and make you feel comfortable. Was an excellent experience for us as only one member of our family of 5 had ever been white water rafting! We want to go again! August was a good time of...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 1 week ago
A Highlight of our Yellowstone Trip

We were traveling with family friends and it was so fun to have both our families fit in one raft with an awesome, personable, knowledgeable, safe and fun guide with a sense of humor... Matty! The rapids were perfectly exciting and fun, as well as...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great rafting trip

Our guide Morgan was very knowledgeable, excellent, and made the trip very fun. We were all workers in Yellowstone and had a great time, even with me joining the Yellowstone River Swim Team! The staff is very helpful, they have water shoes you may wear,...More

1  Thank karkeys0326
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Family fun with Wild West

Our family of four ( two grandsons and their grandparents) had a great time on the whitewater rafting trip with Wild West. The rapids were challenging but not too difficult and our guide Cole was outstanding ( great personality and good sense of humor) We...More

Thank africaadv
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12 July 2018|
Response from africaadv | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there were rafts with 8 in them... not an issue. The young kids will really enjoy this experience... our 9 year old was thrilled! ( and very proud of himself on completion). The rapids are class 2 at best—- enough for a... More
Linda C
2 May 2018|
Response from africaadv | Reviewed this property |
Can’t help you with that one—- it certainly would be better if you had blue skies and mild temps like we did! My guess is that the rafts will proceed in everything other than thunderstorms.