Explore Squamish - October 23, 2019

Kid-Approved Eagle Float Trip Itinerary

Photo: Squamish Rafting Company

Kid-Approved Eagle Itinerary

Start your trip with a kid-approved Eagle Float Tour on one of Squamish's breathtaking rivers. Together you will float downstream hunting for eagles and other local wildlife such as herons, otters, elk and waterfowl. Cold weather gear is available free of charge, so you and your entire family from kids to grandparents can stay cozy on the water. Your tour also includes a warm meal and on-river hot chocolate.

Next, check-in at nearby Sunwolf Riverside Resort and enjoy a walk around the stunning property. On a clear day, there are unobstructed views of the Tantalus Range and eagles can often be seen roosting in the trees. If the kids are looking to burn off some energy head to The Ninja Gym, where kids ages 6+ and adults can challenge themselves on obstacles such as salmon ladders, an unstable bridge, a soft play area and more. Finish off the day with a cozy, comfort dinner at Howe Sound Brew Pub & Firebread restaurant. So many options for the entire family on the extensive menu including wood oven pizzas for the kiddos and local brews and homestyle stews for moms and dads. 

Local's tip: Eagle tours end around mid-February or when the eagles return to their breeding grounds in late winter. Book early to avoid disappointment!

Visual Highlights

A family of bundled up eagle viewers enjoying a mellow float downriver. | Photo Squamish Rafting Company


A majestic eagle spotted from an Eagle Float. | Photo: Canadian Outback Rafting


Sunwolf Riverside Resort Loggers Shack, Squamish BCThe Logger's Shack located at Sunwolf Riverside Resort. 

Sunwolf Resort, Squamish BCEagle spotting at Sunwolf Riverside Resort. 


One of the 25+ obstacles at The Ninja Gym. 


The Ninja Gym features includes 500 square feet of airbags (pictured in purple in this photo) for fun drops from some of the higher obstacles.

Wood fired pizza oven at Firebread Restaurant Pizza fresh out of the wood fired oven, Firebread Restaurant at Howe Sound Brewing.

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