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Review of Wilderness Tours

Wilderness Tours
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Owner description: Wilderness Tours is a 600-acre adventure resort situated on the shores of the Ottawa River. Just an hour west of Ottawa and the National Capital Region, Wilderness Tours is Canada's premier adventure resort. With accomodations and activities for every budget, Wilderness Tours is everyone's ultimate playground. Bungee jump, whitewater raft, rockclimb, kayak, stand-up paddle board, mountain bike, or simply relax on one of our two beautiful beaches. Featuring the best nightlife in the Ottawa Valley, Rafters Restaurant and Bar is the place to be every night of the week. Don't miss our outdoor movie theatre, communal campfires, beach volleyball tournaments, and weekend DJ parties.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Stairs / lift, Lockers / storage, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Was there with a group of families and our children's age varied from 6 -15. Everyone had a great time and we are going back next year for sure. Rafting was the main attraction by far but, there was never a moment where anyone was looking for something to do. Beaches, volleyball, basketball, hockey and so much more.
Great job guys!

Thank Shane B
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"rafting trip"
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"next year"
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"bungee jumping"
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"the river"
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"body surfing"
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"beach house"
in 10 reviews
"gentle family rafting"
in 11 reviews
"main building"
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"year olds"
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"food was great"
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"an adventure"
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"bachelorette party"
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"raft guide"
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"main channel"
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We went on the Family Gentle Rafting Day Trip in August. My daughter (10) and son (12) really enjoyed the day rafting down the middle channel with our guide "Wolfie". We will go definitely go again next summer, this time with another family who were really excited after seeing the video of our trip. The leader and all the guides, while ensuring that everyone was safe throughout the trip, gave us all a wonderful experience. Our family particularly loved the rapids and the opportunity to go body surfing. My wife enjoyed the "Gentle" rafting even though she has been on numerous other trips with class 4 and 5 rapids in her younger days.

Thank Philip L
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Matt M, Director of Sales at Wilderness Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thank you for taking time to review Wilderness Tours. We appreciate every response from our guests. We couldn't agree with your review more. Our family adventures are something very special you can do with your kids that you enjoy just as much as they do.

Your son next year is old enough to do our Teen Resident Kayak Camp! Hope to see you and your family back on the Ottawa River!


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Reviewed 14 September 2017

I have been here twice before (now three times) to enjoy the rafting; the guides are very friendly and have amazing skills! This time, I tried kayaking (first time)! The instructors are very patient, are understanding of each adult's challenges, and are terrific people. They break down each skill into smaller steps and most importantly make the adventure a lot of fun! Lau and Brooke were unbelievably helpful with great advice. The evenings were fun at the clubhouse and the live entertainment was an added bonus. I hope to return next summer :)

Thank S2803KJmaryw
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I look forward to this trip every year. This one makes three and I am never disappointed! Good food, good time, and awesome Rapids! Great place to learn whitewater kayaking. ;) The guides work very hard to make it a fun and safe experience. Love this place! See you guys next year!

Thank Hawleyownit
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

My family recently went on an excursion with Wilderness Tours. The day was extremely cold, but they provided wet suits at no additional costs, and our guides were very positive and upbeat - making the cold seem not so bad.

We took the 12 person raft because we had a couple people in our group who were not good swimmers. The guides took excellent care of us, ensuring we all had a lot of fun while making sure the non-swimmers in our group felt safe. I personally had a blast and would love to try the 6 person rafts next time!

In addition to the excellent rafting experience, they have numerous activities back at the lodging facility. The meals were tasty and they happily accommodated for any allergy restrictions of people within our group.

We all had great fun and would recommend to everyone, regardless of how comfortable you are in the water, to try this excursion! I definitely would go back without hesitation.

Thank Krista S
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