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How to Choose Between Whitewater Rafting vs River Rafting

a group of people riding on the back of a boat

Rafting is a classic summer sport. Riding the river, seeing its banks from a different angle and immersing yourself in the glory of nature is an amazing way to spend the day, whether alone, with a significant other or with family.

The question then becomes: which is right for you, whitewater rafting or river rafting? Here are the main differences between the two, and how to choose between them.

River Rafting: A Calm Escape

We know how busy you are, and sometimes it’s just important to escape the everyday hassle and treat your eyes to the harmony of nature. If you want to relax to the utmost, river rafting is the right choice. Calm floats allow you to get closer looks at wildlife because binoculars and cameras aren’t in danger.

What can you expect to see on this tranquil float? Everything from birds to beavers, moose to mule deer, and even bears. Follow that up with a tour of antelope flats to search for bison and other big game, and watch the sun go down over the majestic countryside. What could be better?

Whitewater Rafting: Choose Your Thrills

Well, if you’re an adrenaline junkie, then a whitewater rapids trip might just be the ticket. Whitewater rafting isn’t as good for photography or Zen experiences, but bumpy rapids and thrilling drops sure do fill the time. If you or your kiddos, especially teens, are looking for a wild ride, this is the way to go!

Don’t worry, you can still experience the glory of a sunset wildlife tour after!

Book a Tour Today

Whether you want to seek some major thrills or are simply looking for a calm path to rejuvenation, we’re here to provide. Get in touch today to book your river or whitewater rafting trip. Don’t wait, though. Spots fill up faster than you might think, and you wouldn’t want to miss the opportunity to cap your Yellowstone and Grand Teton trip off the right way. Call today!