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 Rafting Trips
At Yellowstone National Park's North Entrance

Make A Splash In Yellowstone

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White water

Rafting Trips

Paradise Adventure Company's rafting trips are an exhilarating way to explore the beauty of the Yellowstone River. Our guided tours take you on a journey through the Yellowstone River's stunning scenery, from the calm stretches of water to the thrilling rapids. As you glide through the water, you'll be immersed in the natural beauty of the surroundings, with the opportunity to spot wildlife like elk, eagles, bison, and bighorn sheep.

Our experienced guides are committed to providing a safe and enjoyable adventure for guests of all skill levels. We offer a variety of trips, including half-day, full-day, and private trips, and rapid concentrated canyon runs, so you can choose the one that best fits your interests and schedule. Whether you're looking for a thrilling white-water experience or something a little more tame, our rafting trips are a perfect way to explore the Yellowstone River and create memories that will last a lifetime.

18 Mile Schedule
Whtewater

Half-Day 8-Mile 

Whitewater

$74 / Adult

$64 Child, Ages 6-12​

10:00 AM / 12:30 PM / 3:00 PM

Duration: 2-3 Hours

Looking for an adrenaline-packed adventure on Yellowstone River? Join Paradise Adventure Company's Half Day 8 Mile Whitewater Rafting Trip and experience the excitement of tackling the 8 Mile Whitewater stretch of the river! With rapids like "Maneater," "California Curler," and "Sleeping Giant," you'll be in for two hours of non-stop fun on the water.

As you navigate through the rapids, you'll be surrounded by stunning views of Yellowstone's mountains, including the terraced La Duke Hot Springs - a true geothermal wonder. Keep an eye out for local wildlife and other notable sights like the Devil's Slide.

Our experienced guides will ensure your safety and provide a fun and educational journey, teaching you about river safety, whitewater techniques, and the history of the area. Suitable for all levels of experience, this eight-hour trip is the perfect opportunity to explore Yellowstone River in-depth and make unforgettable memories.

  • MAY - AUG
  • ALL-AGES
  • SCENIC & FUN
  • 2 HOURS

Full-Day 18-Mile WhiteWater

Our Signature
Trip

$149 / Adult

$129 / Child, Ages 6-12​

Daily Departure: 10:00 AM

Duration: +/- 5 Hours

Includes Lunch

Everything you are looking for is on our 18-mile, full-day rafting trip, where you will experience the full range of class I, II, and III rapids. Ten miles in, we’ll stop for a picnic lunch, on what we aptly call Lunch Island. After lunch, we surge on to the legendary Yankee Jim Canyon, where the rapids become even more exhilarating with "Yankee Jim's Revenge," "Big Rock," "The Pinch," and "Boxcar."

 

When the trip concludes, we'll transport you back to our office. Along the way, you can sign your name or message on the roof of the raft bus while reminiscing about the highlights of your trip. Back at our office in Gardiner, you can change into dry clothes, and check out your epic trip photos.

  • MAY - AUG
  • ALL-AGES
  • LUNCH
  • 5 HOURS
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Our Most Popular Packages: Saddle & Paddle

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Saddle & Paddle
S&P Deluxe

Saddle & Paddle

Combo Express

$179 / Child, Ages 5+

$189 / Adult, Ages 13+

Ride: 9:00 AM, 1-Hr. / Raft: 11:00 AM, 2-Hr. 

Love to see the sights and do the things as efficiently as possible? The Express Saddle & Paddle tour exceeds all your expectations with a combination of a 1-hour trail ride and a 2-hour, (8-Mile) whitewater raft trip. Hit the ground running by 8:00am as you make your way up the mountain to meet your wranglers and check-in. You'll saddle up and head out for a 1-Hour trail ride on horseback to explore the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness at a private working ranch.

 

For those in your group who may not wish to ride, there are a variety of scenic trails on the ranch to explore and enjoy.

 

After your ride, head straight to the raft office to check in for your scenic and exciting whitewater rafting trip by 12:00pm. Our guided raft trip take you on a journey through the Yellowstone River's stunning scenery, from the calm stretches of water to the thrilling rapids. As you glide through the water, you'll be immersed in the natural beauty of the surroundings, with the opportunity to spot wildlife like elk, eagles, bison, and bighorn sheep.

Perfect for families and groups who love to keep their schedule, the Express Saddle & Paddle Trip will leave you satisfied with its effeciency, while hitting two of our most popular activities. 

 

  • MAY - AUG
  • AGE 5
  • SCENIC & FUN
  • HALF-DAY DAY

Ranch Itinerary

  • Depart Gardiner: By 8:00am

  • Ranch Address:

    • 164 Crevice Mtn. Rd, Gardiner, MT 59030

  • Ranch Check-in: 8:30am

  • Ride Time: 9:00am

  • Ride Duration: 1-hour

8-Mile Raft Itinerary

  • Raft Check-in: 12:00pm

  • Raft Office Address: 

    • 212 W Park St, Gardiner, MT 59030

  • Raft Time: 12:30pm

  • Raft Duration: 2 Hours

Guests Provide Transportation: 

Plan on a 30 minute drive on a gravel road

Saddle & Paddle

Combo Deluxe

$259 / Child, Ages 7+

$269 / Adult, Ages 13+

Ride: 11:00 AM, 2-Hr. / Raft: 3:00 PM, 2-Hr. 

 

Looking for more time in the saddle and a leisurely midday break to eat or explore? The Deluxe Paddle & Saddle tour provides a perfect Montana day at a more casual pace. You can ease into your day of adventures with a later start time. Begin at the Ranch with a 2-hour horseback ride in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, where you'll have ample time to take in all the breathtaking scenery possible.

 

After your ride, you'll take a break for lunch. You're welcome to bring your own to enjoy at picnic tables under a large covered gazebo at the ranch while you chat with the wranglers and enjoy their scenic property. Alternatively, you can explore the various dining and shopping options available in the lively town of Gardiner.

 

Just be sure you're on your way down the mountain by 2:30pm to check in at the rafting office by 3:00pm. Our guided raft trip takes you through the Yellowstone River's stunning scenery, from the calm stretches of water to the thrilling rapids. As you glide through the water, you'll be immersed in the natural beauty of the surroundings, with the opportunity to spot wildlife like elk, eagles, bison, and bighorn sheep.

 

Due to the longer duration horseback ride, we recommend children ages 7 and older.

  • MAY - AUG
  • AGE 7
  • SCENIC & FUN
  • FULL DAY

Ranch Itinerary

  • Depart Gardiner: By 10:00am

  • Ranch Address: 

    • 164 Crevice Mtn. Rd, Gardiner, MT 59030

  • Ranch Check-in: 10:30am

  • Ride Time: 11:00am

  • Ride Duration: 2-hours

8-Mile Raft Itinerary

  • Raft Check-in: 3:00pm

  • Raft Office Address: 

    • 212 W Park St, Gardiner, MT 59030

  • Raft Time: 3:30pm

  • Raft Duration: 2 Hours

Guests Provide Transportation: 

Plan on a 30 minute drive on a gravel road

Direct Trip to BIG Water 

Canyon Run
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CANYON RUN

$89 / Stand-By Ticket (Individuals)

$650 / Private Raft (4-8 people)

Participants: Adults, Age 16+​

Daily Departure: 12:30 PM

Duration: +/- 2 Hours

Includes: Exclusive Canyon Run Souvenir

Looking for an adrenaline-packed whitewater rafting adventure on the Yellowstone River? Look no further than our exclusive private Canyon Run trip! With immediate whitewater action, you'll skip the more relaxed stretches of the river and launch just upriver from the renowned Yankee Jim Canyon, which boasts the most thrilling 6-mile stretch of Class II-III Rapids.

Led by our experienced guides, you'll take on heart-pumping drops and splashes as you navigate rapids with names like "Yankee Jim's Revenge," "Big Rock," "The Pinch," and "Boxcar." This epic whitewater adventure is available from June through mid-July, offering the biggest water possible.

We now offer Stand-By tickets for individual sale, which is a great option for those traveling alone or with a partial group. When you purchase a Stand-By ticket, we will link your reservation with other single parties to  experience the excitement of our exclusive Canyon Run trip. In the rare case that we are unable to arrange a trip for you, our office will contact you one day prior to your booking to discuss alternate options.

If you're a thrill-seeker looking for an intense and exhilarating ride, this is the trip for you. And when you complete the journey, you'll receive an exclusive souvenir to commemorate your incredible adventure and accomplishment.

So, are you ready to take on the canyon? Book now and find out for yourself!

  • JUNE - JULY
  • ALL-AGES
  • EXCITING
  • 2 HOURS
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