Located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, the Chilliwack River offers exciting rafting & kayaking throughout the year. This exhilarating river is home to the world renowned Tamihi Rapids, training grounds for current and future White Water Kayaking Olympians and the only natural class 5 training course in Canada. 

Thousands of rafters, kayakers, and adventure seekers visit Chilliwack every year with paddling adventures for the timid, first timers and hard core rafters. 


  • Chilliwack Centre of Excellence

    The Chilliwack Center of Excellence promotes personal achievement through recreational and competitive kayaking.


    Phone: 604-858-0877

  • Chilliwack River Rafting

    Thousands of river rafters and adventure seekers from Vancouver, the Lower Mainland and around the world visit Chilliwack River Rafting each year to enjoy our paddle rafting and overnight camping adventures.


    49704 Chilliwack Lake Road

    Toll Free: 1-800-410-7238

  • Purple Hayes

    The main goal of the school and its instructors is to introduce people to the joy of kayaking while giving them a safe and fun outdoor adventure. 


    Phone: 604-858-2888

Expert's Blog

Slesse Memorial Trail Due For An Upgrade

The other day I had the privilege to hike the amazing Mt. Slesse Memorial Trail with a handful of people to assess some of the work that needs to be done to make it one of Chilliwack’s flagship trails. For many Chilliwack residents the peak of Mt. Slesse is a prominent and well know feature dominating the skyline as we gaze up the Chilliwack River Valley. However many people do not realize the history and intrigue that is associated with the mountain and all of the features that make it truly a world-renowned gem..... Read more