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2 Hour Rafting on the Yellowstone River

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    What to Expect
    The trip begins with check-in at the rafting office in Gardiner, Montana a half-hour before the scheduled rafting trip. After you get checked in, you will be offered facilities to change into wetsuits or other appropriate water gear provided. Once everyone is ready, your guides will shuttle you to the river where they will provide safety instruction.

    From there, you board your raft and paddle off, with your guide giving constant instruction. You will see 8 miles of the beautiful Yellowstone River and experience Class II, III and even a Class IV depending on the time of the year. The Gallatin National Forest borders the Yellowstone to your left and you will have plenty of scenic viewing opportunity. Your guide will even let you jump in for a swim!

    About 20 minutes into your trip, you can expect to be photographed by a professional photographer. As your trip draws to a close, your guides will pick you up and drive 10 minutes back to Gardiner where you can change out of your river garb, view your photos and purchase other mementos from your trip.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Gardiner, MT at the North Entrance to Yellowstone National Park
    Duration
    2h
    Inclusions
    • Driver/guide
    • Wetsuits, water shoes, splash jacket
    • Changing facility
    Exclusions
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • DVD (available to purchase)
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    This was our first time to Yellowstone and first time rafting. Our guide was Finn. He maneuvered down the Yellowstone very well and helped make this a very memorable trip for us. We had a blast particularly with the group we were with. It is a must do!
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    This was our first time rafting along with children from ages of 5 to 13. We were concerned it would be too rough or not rough enough. The kids had a blast. It was a perfect mix of activity intermixed with rest. The guides are friendly and helpful. We took a private boat
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    We had a family of 15 in late July ranging from a 5 year daughter to 70 year old grandparents. Our guides were Cole and Finn, and this rafting trip was by far the highlight to all 9 grandchildren on this week long westward vacation! Cole was the guide for my raft and was super
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    My husband and I recently booked the 9:00 am 2 hour rafting experience and although we were the only ones booked that day, they did not cancel and we had a wonderful time with our guide, Sticks! He was charming and knowledgable and really made sure we enjoyed ourselves. It was
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    Guides were awesome and it was super fun. The whole 2 hours was great and the group we went with was the best. Also there was a puppy so bonus points!
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    About the operator
    By: Wild West Rafting
    964 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    karkeys0326
    Seattle, Washington
    224
    Can be a wild ride!
    Joined the Yellowstone river swim team,when I fell out! Couldn't have had a better leader on the trip,which was
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    bexleybuns
    San Antonio, Texas
    235
    Full of Energy!
    One of the more memorable experiences of my travels. Such a fun time flying down the yellowstone river and then
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    Mark V
    10
    Unbelievable experience!
    Wasn't really sure what to expect as I had never whitewater rafted before. What an amazing experience! Our
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    Sherry P
    San Antonio, Texas
    41
    Extra fun at Yellowstone.
    Perfect ride for us. Not too scary but just exciting enough we got just a tiny bit wet but not bad. Our guide was
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    NICOLE H
    10
    A must do in Gardiner
    This was our first time to Yellowstone and first time rafting. Our guide was Finn. He maneuvered down the
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    oscararce65
    Los Angeles, California
    112
    Fun and relaxing
    Great experience rafting along the river. I was traveling with my family. It was the first time for my aunt and my
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    Curiosity827662
    21
    Fun for first timers and the whole family
    This was our first time rafting along with children from ages of 5 to 13. We were concerned it would be too rough
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    Kristin S
    78
    Best guides ever to help with our family feud!!
    We had a family of 15 in late July ranging from a 5 year daughter to 70 year old grandparents. Our guides were
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    MarthaSINY
    Staten Island, New York
    50
    Great time with Wild West!!
    My husband and I recently booked the 9:00 am 2 hour rafting experience and although we were the only ones booked
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    jefffJ7840ID
    10
    Great time
    Fantastic people really took care of us and explained everything to a must do if your near Yellowstone
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    vhipir
    Waupaca, Wisconsin
    20
    Great first rafting trip!!!!
    Guides were awesome and it was super fun. The whole 2 hours was great and the group we went with was the best.
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    trr2375
    Venice, Italy
    29
    River rafting
    Great trip, lots of good rapids without being too challenging or dangerous, but enough for a thrilling experience.
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    USA_YSNP
    10
    Awesome!!!!
    8 of us got together and went rafting with Wild West Rafting in Gardiner MT on Aug. 28th, 2019. Our guide was
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    Michelle H
    Valley City
    108
    We had a wonderful safe scenic ride
    Our guide Patrick was skillful, entertaining and informative. Had a great sense of humor. Thoroughly enjoyed our
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    angelaherzog81
    10
    Loved it. Great for young kids.
    The four of us had a blast. Our 7 year old was right up there in the front getting soaked and loving every minute
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