The rivershack Lodge

We are very proud to partner with the luxurious rivershack lodge in Badger to offer you a great place to stay after your rafting adventure!

Save 10% off your stay at the rivershack, and 20% off your rafting adventure!

The rivershack lodge on Badger Brook offers hotel level group accommodations for up to 10 guests in a modern, spacious, open concept, lodge. Come experience a truly family friendly alternative to hotels in Grand Falls – Windsor NL area.

Trade that hotel lobby for your own “very private” 2400 ft² shack. Featuring a 1000 ft² open concept main gathering area, including a cooks’ kitchen, twin living rooms and central dining area. Cook and entertain with ease as you have a fully equipped chef’s kitchen there’s also place settings for up to 20 family and friends. In your Newfoundland Kitchen, you will find everything you could need and more. If you have forgotten something don’t forget to check the pantry. We have stocked it with some things you might need.

Get some real rest for all your weary bodies in one of 3 very large bedrooms. Each bedroom features 2 comfortable double beds as well as high quality linens. Grab a midday nap on one of the 5 couches.  Families with small children and larger groups will appreciate having 2 full baths, and there are also free laundry facilities.

All this and more, sitting on an acre of private land overlooking the river. Light up the riverside fire pit, kick back and have a family wiener roast or maybe enjoy a romantic glass of wine. You will find there is a natural ease about staying at the rivershack lodge. It makes you feel like you have always been here.

To learn more about the rivershack Lodge, please visit their website:

How to Book your Rafting & rivershack Vacation

First, book your stay with our friends at the rivershack Lodge by visiting their website. Please make sure you mention the rafting package in their "# of Guests/Requests*" box on the online reservation request form.

If you prefer, you can call the rivershack Lodge at 1-709-290-0115. Make sure you mention the rafting package so you can get your 10% discount.

Next step is to book your rafting adventure. Use promo code RIVERSHACK18 when you book online so you can save 20% off your rafting adventure. We offer three different rafting adventures:

Badger Chute Rafting

Experience the famous Exploits River in Central Newfoundland with a 4.5hr guided rafting tour.  The Badger Chute Rafting Adventure is a family-friendly white water rafting adventure that features some exciting rapids while still being appropriate for youth as young as 5 an also non-swimmers.  It is a perfect trip for families and anyone that wants to spend an entire day out on the river playing in rapids and taking in the beautiful scenery of the Exploits River.  In addition to great rafting, you will also be well fed!  The Badger Chute Rafting Adventure includes a light healthy meal on the river and also a BBQ dinner when we return.  There is no minimum booking, single bookings are welcome as well!

Click here for more details and to book your Badger Chute Rafting Adventure!

Exploits Canyon Rafting

Experience the biggest whitewater on the island as you raft through the stunning and unique Exploits River Canyon.  This two hour whitewater rafting adventure will provide you with non-stop thrills from start to finish.  Experience is not required however you want to make sure you are comfortable with the water as you will be soaked the entire time, and may even be thrown from the raft!  This is the ultimate thrill ride!   This trip is suitable for people 12yrs+ (as long as you can paddle) and runs three times daily.

The Exploits Canyon Run includes admission to the Salmonid Interpretation Centre, which is well worth a visit to learn about the salmon that make the journey up the Exploits River every summer.

Click here for more details and to book your Exploits Canyon Rafting Adventure!

Beothuk Falls Nature Float

The Beothuk Falls Nature Float is Rafting NL's gentlest and most authentic Newfoundland experience. This trip is perfect for anyone looking to experience the remote back country of Newfoundland and possibly photograph some wildlife.

The highlight of the trip is the amazing Beothuk Falls, a large cascading waterfall that spans the entire river. The waterfall provides you with the perfect spot to enjoy some gourmet snacks and take amazing photos of a place that few will ever have a chance to see.

Don’t worry about a swim suit, you can wear whatever comfortable clothing you like because our aim is to keep you dry unless you want to get out and swim.  

Click here for more details and to book your Beothuk Falls nature Float!