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Guided River of Golden Dreams Paddling

With a maximum of 5 boats per guide, your guide is always within reach on the twists and turns of this river. All our guides are certified instructors and will teach you paddling techniques and skills to improve your tour experience while on the river and in the future wherever else you paddle. Additionally, you’ll learn about our local flora and fauna including our black bears, as well as the rich history of the Whistler valley and how it began on the River of Golden Dreams guided river trips.

All inclusive package

  • Includes: Guide/instructor, lifejacket, paddle, and shuttle back from river end. There will be no more than 5 boats in your group which allows your guide to focus on you. Also includes dry land and on water briefing. We have quality equipment and the best trained guides in Whistler.
  • Please note that you must book minimum 7 days in advance for all guided trips. If you would like to book within 7 days please email us for availability at and we will do our best to accommodate you.
  • If you have a group of 10 or more check out Guided groups 10+.

River of Golden Dreams Guided (Max. 5 boats/Guide)


per person, plus taxes, MINIMUM 2 people

Children, (under 12 years old) 1/2 price ONLY, when sitting in the middle seats of a canoe

  • Daily: 9:30 a.m., Custom times subject to availability.
  • Easy to moderate depending on experience and water level (please note that water levels fluctuate daily and are highest in the spring time)
  • Guide/instructor, Return shuttle bus, boat, paddle, and personal flotation device
  • 3 hours round trip. 20-30 minutes on the lake getting warmed up and paddling to the river mouth. Then follow the flow of the current as you steer your boat down the river.

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