Without any doubt these are the top classic river trips in the world, indeed some of the top adventure trips in the world. They offer a mixture of world-class white water, picturesque sandy beaches, incredible culture, and a chance for afternoon exploration. Every one of these places is unique due to the fantastic white water, incredible surroundings and unique cultures.

Often these classic rafting vacations feature more days on the river to allow you to truly explore the destination, unplug from everyday life and truly relax.

If you enjoy ticking off the classic adventures that the world has to offer, then you must put these on your list.


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Duration

9 days

Cost

£2995

Arrival Airport

Livingstone (LVI)

Grade
river grade
Air Temp

35°C (95°F)

Water Temp

24°C (75°F)

Camping

6 nights

Hotel

2 nights

White water rafting on the Zambezi River. This is an absolute gem of a trip – featuring big white water, spectacular African scenery and warm sunny weather! One of the many highlights is bobbing around at the base of the magnificent Victoria...

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At a glance

Duration

9 days

Cost

£2995

Arrival Airport

Sept-Îles (YZV)

Grade
river grade
Air Temp

24°C (75°F)

Water Temp

16°C (65°F)

Camping

6 nights

Hotel

2 nights

We are very excited to offer you the chance to join us on this gem of a trip on the truly spectacular Magpie River. For years it has seemed but a dream but now we can’t wait to share this departure with you in 2019. In terms of dramatic scen...

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Duration

11 days

Cost

£2995

Arrival Airport

Kathmandu (KTM)

Grade
river grade
Air Temp

35°C (95°F)

Water Temp

20°C (68°F)

Camping

7 nights

Hotel

3 nights

Set is the less explored Western Nepal. the Karnali River has some of the biggest and best rapids in Nepal. Couple this in with an amazing journey to the river through the remote and friendly villages around Surkhet, make this a great trip. You...

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Duration

16 days

Cost

£2995

Arrival Airport

Flagstaff (FLG)

Grade
river grade
Air Temp

35°C+ (95F)

Water Temp

7°C (45F)

Camping

13 nights

Hotel

2 nights

Few conversations about “classic” rafting holidays go much further than talking about the Grand Canyon. This is one of the worlds’ best trips, not just for the 226 miles of rafting, but also for the side hikes up canyons and to a...

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Duration

12 days

Cost

£2995

Arrival Airport

Hobart (HBA)

Grade
river grade
Air Temp

20°C (68F)

Water Temp

15 °C (59F)

Camping

9 nights

Hotel

2 nights

This spectacular journey along the length of the Franklin River takes you to one of the world’s last, ancient, unspoilt rainforests. As part of your rafting trip you’ll hike the spectacular Frenchmans Cap as well as rafting through one of Tasmania’s most spectacular gorges. One of the great white water rafting destinations of the world.

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