Big Thrills on the River with Sun Country Tours
Whether simply floating down the tranquil Deschutes River, kayaking around Sparks Lake or navigating the rapids of the upper or lower Deschutes, there are numerous ways to explore Central Oregon's waterways. The best way to truly experience the natural wonder of these excursions is through a guided tour with Sun Country Tours, one of the largest and most respected river outfitters in the Northwest and Sunriver Resort’s preferred provider of guided rafting and tubing trips.
Sun Country Tours connect people with our natural surroundings to create special, lasting memories while providing access and interpretation of our remarkable landscape. Sun Country Tours is Sunriver Resort’s preferred provider of guided rafting and tubing trips because of their outstanding commitment to creating phenomenal customer experiences paired with their expert knowledge about the sport and the environment in which is takes place. Whether you are celebrating a special event, or fulfilling the bucket-list dream of doing a whitewater rafting trip, you will find the perfect adventure through Sun Country Tours. You can even book your trip through the Sunriver Resort concierge, and they come pick you up right from their shop in the Village at Sunriver.
There are new adventures waiting to be forged this summer. Rafters can embrace the High Desert landscape with the Big Eddy Thriller trip. Guests will enjoy stunning scenery and exciting Class I-III whitewater rapids during this three mile journey down an energetic section of the beautiful Deschutes River. Along the way, between calm waters and adrenalin-pumping rapids, you can take in all the High Desert splendor while spotting islands made from ancient lava flows, ponderosa pine and aspen trees, as well as wildlife sightings including bald eagles, otters and deer. It’s a must-do trip for adults and children alike, and it is one you can come back and do time and time again… and never get bored. Because of this, Sunriver Resort is offering a fantastic Big Eddy Thriller lodging package this summer which conveniently combines two nights lodging, breakfast for two each morning, and the Big Eddy Thriller whitewater rafting trip for two. It’s the perfect way to get out, get into nature, and get soaked this summer.