At OWL, We Respect the River –
We provide you with helmets as well as life jackets, and (for a small fee) wetsuits in cooler weather.
Minimum weight for Adventure Rafting is 41 kg (90 lbs) and for Family Rafting Trips on the Ottawa River is 23 kg (50 lbs). The minimum age for Family Rafting Trips on the Madawaska River is 2 years old.
While no prior experience is necessary, we would ask that anyone with a medical history of epilepsy, diabetes, heart disease or who is pregnant consult their physician and let us know before joining us.
We spare no effort to ensure a good experience, but assume no responsibility for your safety or loss of personal equipment. In the activities we provide, an element of risk is inherent and beyond human control. All passengers are required to sign a release. A parent or guardian release is required for those under 18 years of age. A copy of the release is available to you upon arrival, on our website or by contacting our office. We do not cater to special diets, nor can we guarantee a peanut-
The brochure offers a quick introduction to OWL’s products and services. All of our information is available on the website or by requesting details by email or phone. We do however have brochures, rack cards, and posters available if you would like some promotional material to help you organize a group for this season! We also have a YouTube website with videos and a promotional DVD available. Please send a request by email or call us at 1-
We have a mini-Brochure available here French, German, Mandarin, and Cantonese.
All rafters are required to fill out a waiver before staying on site at OWL Rafting or participating in any of our rafting excursions. Children under the age of 18 will require a parent/guardian signature on their waiver. Copies of the waivers are available for download here. You are welcome to fill these out in advance and bring along with you or you can fill out your waiver upon arrival.