Our river tours start at our private boat launch, 15 minutes west of Williams Lake on Hwy 20. Tours go up and down river. Shuttles can be provided, please give us advanced notice when booking your tour.
Travelling to the Cariboo Chilcotin
Hop on a plane
From Vancouver you can fly to Williams Lake via:
Take a drive
Heading north or south, Highway 97 is the main route into Williams Lake. Driving times:
- From the North – Prince George is 3 hours away.
- From the South – Vancouver is 7 hours away.
- From the West – Bella Coola is 6 hours away.
- From the East – Kamloops is 4 hours away.
Discovery Coast Passage Circle Route
Drive on British Columbia’s ultimate circle route , the Discovery Coast Passage Circle route starts in Vancouver driving to Vancouver Island and then up the coast on BC Ferries to Bella Coola. From here you drive through Tweedsmuir and hwy 20 to Williams Lake, then heading south on hwy 97, through the scenic canyon or through Whistler to Vancouver. Check out the BC Ferries website for more information:
- BC Ferries – www.BCFerries.com
Ride the bus
Greyhound Canada connects Williams Lake to the rest of British Columbia and beyond:
- Greyhound Canada – www.Greyhound.ca
Things You Should Know
Age and Physical Requirements
We have designed various trips to accommodate guests of all ages. Trip lengths range from 1 hour to 8 hours. We also offer overnight river camping excursions for the more adventurous travellers. Our trips require only moderate physical abilities; more strenuous activities like hiking are always optional. Our main goal is to make everyone happy and comfortable. We encourage families to join us and will take children of all ages, accompanied by an adult.
Food and Health
Food always tastes so much better outdoors whether cooked on an open fire or on a BBQ or stove. CCJA meals provide an array of wild and organic foods and beverages. Meals are included on our longer tours and over night camping tours. Camp chairs are provided for everyone. All meals are made with fresh, local(when possible), wholesome ingredients and expertly prepared. We can accommodate food allergies, dietary restrictions and special requests. Please give us advance notice, so we can plan meals accordingly.
What To Bring:
Weather conditions will vary depending on the time of season and trip duration so be prepared and comfortable while enjoying the sun-rays and spectacular scenery.
- Sunscreen (sun block), lip balm, sunglasses and brimmed hat with strap
- Camera, binoculars
- Jacket in case it gets breezy
- Sandals or light hikers
- Small day pack for personal items