River floating is one of the top items on our summer bucket list! If you're curious about river floating but don't know where to start, then we've got you. We painstakingly mapped the best BC lazy rivers so you'll know exactly where to go to kick back and chill out.
Here's our map of the seven best lazy rivers for floating this summer in BC:
Price: $20 for tube rental
Address: Lake Cowichan, BC V0R 2G0
Why you need to go: The tube shack makes floating down this lush river a total breeze—perfect for when you don't want to plan anything and you just want to float!
Address: 23200 Fern Crescent, Maple Ridge, BC V4R 2S7, Canada
Why you need to go: It's so close to Vancouver and this lazy river float ends in a secret swimming hole in the forest.
Price: $18 for tube rental and bus
Address: 215 Riverside Dr, Penticton, BC V2A 8M2, Canada
Why you need to go: The sunniest and laziest river in BC winds through the Okanagan desert making it one of the most picturesque floats!
Address: 8265 Vernon-Sicamous Hwy, Mara, BC V0E 2K0, Canada
Why you need to go: This river float is a hidden gem and you'll feel like you're floating all on your own! Perfect if you don't like to share.
Address: Grand Forks, BC V0H
Why you need to go: This little-known floating river has sparkling clear waters and amazing scenery.
Address: Similkameen River, Okanagan-Similkameen H, BC V0X
Why you need to go: You can float for almost five continuous hours on this relaxing float that winds through the Okanagan!
Address: Central Kootenay H, BC V0G, Canada
Why you need to go: Along this famous float is plenty of beaches where you can stretch your legs and have a snooze in the sun!