Combination Rafting Trips

Whitewater & Scenic Combo River Trips

During your visit to Jackson Hole, you might want to experience everything that the Snake River has to offer. Luckily, we’ve got a few options for you to do where you do and see it all in a day.

Choose a Trip Option

16-Mile High Water Special with Lunch

If you’re going to be here early in the season, treat yourself to a special ride when the snow run off from the mountains is high. This amped up trip includes 8 miles of scenic floating with a stop at our Pine Bar campsite to enjoying our private picnic area for lunch. Then you’ll be treated to 8 miles of wild, whitewater rapids.

Season: June 1 – June 11
Duration: Approximately 5.5 hours
Departure: 11:30am Daily

Classic 14-Man Raft Rates

  • Youth (6-12) – $85
  • Adult (13+) – $97
16-Mile Breakfast Combo

Enjoy 8 miles of spectacular mountain scenery, with wildlife and bird activity on the riverbanks and on the river. Enjoy our renowned Pine Bar Campsite where our cook prepares a delicious hot breakfast guaranteed to satisfy the heartiest of appetites. We will then take you across the river for as your adventure on the river continues with the final 8 epic miles of whitewater.

Breakfast:  Enjoy fresh pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage and fresh fruit.  Cowboy coffee, tea, cocoa and orange juice round out your meal.

Season: June 4 – August 20
Duration: Approximately 5.5 hours
Departure: 7:30 am Daily

Classic 14-Man Raft Rates

  • Youth (6-12) – $90
  • Adult (13+) – $100

Special 8-Man Raft Rates

  • Youth (6-12) – $95
  • Adult (13+) – $105

Age limit subject to change due to water level.

21-Mile Combination

A scenic float is a must for every nature lover! Don’t forget to pack your camera as this is a dry trip and you’ll have the opportunity to get some great pictures while floating on the river! You will also want your sunscreen! We provide a box lunch from a local deli to compliment this trip.

Then a ride back to the office as the adventure continues with your whitewater rafting trip. You can choose to help paddle on our eight‐person raft or the larger 14 man raft on a wild water ride through rapids on the Snake River.

Season: June 12 – August 15 – Limited availability
Duration: Approximately 6 hours
Departure: 11:30am Daily

Classic 14-Man Raft Rates

  • Youth (6-12) – $105
  • Adult (13+) – $115

Special 8-Man Raft Rates

  • Youth (6-12) – $110
  • Adult (13+) – $120

Boat size and age limit subject to change due to water level.

Wildlife Safari & Rafting Combo

Take a Sunrise Wildlife Safari with Backcountry Safaris and then choose between a 13-Mile Lunch Scenic or 8-mile Whitewater Rafting trip with Sands.

Season: June 1 – Sept 22
Duration: Approximately 8 hours
Departure: 7 am

Cost Per Person:

  • $204 for Scenic Combination (includes Lunch)
  • $210 for Whitewater Combination (14-man raft)
  • $219 for Whitewater Combination (8-man raft)

To Reserve:
Online booking is not available for this trip. Please call for more information and reservations.

Travel Logistics:
Backcountry Safaris will pick you up for the Sunrise Wildlife Safari in Grand Teton National Park, then drop you off afterwards at our South Office location to get geared up for either the Scenic or Whitewater trip. Afterwards, we will take you back to your drop off location (i.e your local hotel). Please call for more information.

Trip Logistics

Check In

Thirty minutes prior to your trip departure, please meet at our South Office, which is located at 1450 S Hwy 89.

Need transportation to the office?
No problem. We offer complimentary transportation from most Jackson Hole and Teton Village locations.

Trip Details
  • Feel free to pack light layers along with comfortable river shoes.
  • You’ll want to wear either a bathing suit of clothes you don’t mind getting wet for the whitewater portion.
  • You may bring a camera and/or binoculars for the scenic portion of this trip.
  • For this trip you can decide between an 8 person boat or a 14 person boat for the whitewater portion.
  • Please wear proper footwear. Sneakers or Sandals with straps are best.
  • Please avoid wearing cotton. A bathing suit and/or light weight clothing is best.
  • Don’t forget to pack sunscreen and/or sunglasses.
  • There are steep steps that lead up from the river to the campsite/breakfast area.
  • The 21 mile trip includes a short bus transfer that allows guests to change and drop off any belongings not wanted on the whitewater portion.

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Customer Testimonials

  • 8 Miles of Whitewater
    “Yale guided us on a fun, safe & entertaining trip down the beautiful Snake River. This was our daughter’s maiden voyage on a whitewater trip & she immediately said "when can we do that again?!”

    Theresa L
  • 8 Miles of Whitewater
    “Our guide Ben was great. He really made our first experience with white water rafting extra special. We will recommend your company to anyone that asks us about it. ”

    Stephen D
  • 8 Miles of Whitewater
    “Our guide Pat was fantastic! He was well informed, experienced, and funny. My sister and I took my dad on a once in a lifetime trip and whitewater rafting was something we all wanted to do. We couldn't have asked for a better experience or company to use to make this a trip of a lifetime. ”

    Sarah R
  • 16 Mile Breakfast Combination Trip
    “This was our 2nd year in a row and have loved all the employees we have encountered. Your guides have been outstanding and made our trips enjoyable. Both Matt this year and Ben last year deserve kudos, or whatever you do to reward exceptional employees. Thanks for providing my family with an outstanding trip!!”

    Brent E
  • 13 Mile Scenic Float trip with Lunch
    “Our guide Pat did a great job with all the information when we came upon locations and wildlife he spotted birds in location we wouldn't have noticed them. My wife and friends had a great time and it was a great experience ( lunch was good too) our guide made the whole trip a great memory for us I would highly recommend this trip to any one Great Job thank you”

    Theodore D
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