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Owl Rafting (Ottawa Whitewater Leaders Rafting)
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“pontoon boat”(36 reviews)
“sport raft”(23 reviews)
“day adventure”(12 reviews)
OWL Rafting provides 1 and 2 Day High Adventure and Family Rafting Trips on the Ottawa River. Great Meals, Overnight Camping or Cabins, available. Other amenities include: beautiful sandy beach complete with swim dock, canoes, kayaks and SUPs for...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
40 OWL Lane, Foresters Falls, Township of Whitewater Region, Ontario K0J 1V0, Canada
+1 613-646-2263
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 August 2010

My husband and I did a 1 day high adventure during the Civic Holiday long weekend. We drove from Downtown Ottawa and it took us 1.5 hours to get there. We arrived the base camp at 8:20am, signed our waivers, enjoyed a cup of coffee...More

9  Thank hltoronto
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Wow, I've never been so cold and uncomfortable in my life! To make a long long story short this is what happens when you book a trip to "white water raft" down the Ottawa river. breakfast orientation (hilarious and enjoyable thanks to the guy from...More

8  Thank tnbock
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All reviews pontoon boat sport raft day adventure the river steak dinner salad great bbq great fun person raft great beach snack break late lunch paddle boards the cliff a lot of fun next year white water experience
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

Our group was 4 guys celebrating our 40th year on this planet. We were here for the 2 day package with 1 day in the Sport raft This was the best weekend we could ask for!! Period. The Facility: Very clean and well maintained with...More

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Well maintained, safety centric, friendly international staff, knowledgable guides. Good fun. We did the standard rapids as we are all middle aged and more used to offices! There were moments of very hard work offset with going with the flow. Juice and granola bars keep...More

Thank Heather J
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Fantastic family friendly rafting down the Ottawa river. My 8 year old son had never been, so we did the intro rafting trip. Aidan was a blast!! Excellent guide with tons of info about the river and whitewater in general. My son got to row...More

Thank stuartdavidson67
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Tip 1. APPLY SUNSCREEN MORE THAN ONCE On a trip around Lake Ontario with our three teens (14, 15, 18), our one evening and the next day at OWL for sport rafting was the highlight of the trip. I had planned the trip on my...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 23 August 2018

My wife, daughter (15) and I visited Owl Rafting for two days having identified it to be the best recommended, for our two week holiday to Ontario from England. We ALL HAD THE BEST TIME - AMAZING. We had two rafting experiences booked.This combination suited...More

Thank Jon D
Reviewed 22 August 2018

My initial contact was by email to OWL to find out availability. The response was timely and informative, so I called back to get more details. I spoke with Regan (multiple times) by phone and she was lovely and helpful and convinced me to try...More

Thank StaceyandPeeps
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Fun for everyone-whether you want to be in the front of the boat surfing the waves or sitting in the middle taking it easy the whole day is catered to your choice. Amazing experienced guides who made us feel safe and put in a strong...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I came up for the weekend, and we were not disappointed with our experience! •We did the raft/resort package and camped for the weekend, lots of room to pitch a tent and spaces for RV’s and trailers, the cabins looked cute too....More

Thank Courtney B
Reviewed 20 August 2018

My daughter gave me a Daddy/Daughter Christmas gift to go whitewater rafting at the Owl Rafting resort. It was hard to wait until summer to redeem my gift but it was worth every minute of waiting. What an amazing experience! The crew were awesome especially...More

Thank Brent A
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Great day out in a sport raft. Exactly what expected but nice surprise was a mature, skilled, educated fantastic guide. He made the trip! Kept everyone at a good comfort level with the option to walk around the rapid if not comfortable. Gwynn was a...More

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20 June 2018|
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Response from NEXRAD | Reviewed this property |
We did the smaller sports rafts which are more adventurous
dave n
27 February 2017|
Response from OttawaDvw | Property representative |
Hi Dave N, At OWL Rafting we are proud to say that we serve hearty home style meals. Some package include these meals and in other cases you can add on extra. All rafting trips with OWL include a meal served aboard our... More
Jason C
5 August 2015|
Response from Katrinavw |
Hi; OWL Rafting has been in the Whitewater Rafting Business since 1981, offering High Adventure and family rafting trips on the Ottawa River. Our trips extend one more rapid than other outfitters and then you join our 70... More