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Welcome to Wantok Adventures and the rivers of your dreams. Explore a world of whitewater at the cutting edge of adventure.

One word sums it up: Experience. We know the rafting rivers of the world like no one else. Our guides have been rafting internationally for up to 40 years each, and our cumulative years exploring total in the hundreds. In 2014 multi-day expeditions are planned for Tibet, Ladakh, and Nepal. Our new World Rivers series combining multiple short river trips with the most compelling attractions of the area includes departures in Peru, Laos & Thailand, South Africa, Guatemala and Bosnia-Croatia-Montenegro. If you click on the More Adventures tab, you’ll find more trips available on request. If your dream adventure isn't listed, ask us about it. Wantok can turn your dream into reality, anytime and anywhere around the globe. TALK TO OUR EXPERTS

The Karnali River, Nepal
The Karnali River, Nepal

The Karnali is Nepal’s longest and mightiest river and a classic Himalayan river expedition. The Karnali’s headwaters come off Mount Kailas in Tibet, the center of the universe for both Buddhists and Hindus, and then slice through the Himalayas in a series of magnificent isolated gorges and forest. The Karnali river flows uninhibited through a […]

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High Times in Tibet
High Times in Tibet

Buddhist & nomad culture + whitewater on the Tibetan plateau Class II-III August 2-13, 2015 Ever thought you’d go rafting at almost 15,000 feet?  Here’s your chance to do just that, high on the Tibetan plateau. Wantok prides itself on delivering cutting edge river adventures at great values. Where else could you join a journey […]

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Zanskar River – India
Zanskar River – India

It doesn’t get much better than this! The Zanskar offers all of the elements of the perfect river trip—exciting but safe whitewater, spectacular canyon scenery, extensive cultural contact, lots of diversity, great monasteries and palaces, beautiful campsites, dry and pleasant weather, remoteness, and an excellent local crew. It’s an immersion in Tibetan Buddhism with a touch of Moghul majesty, a photographer’s paradise.

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World Rivers: Croatia & Montenegro
World Rivers: Croatia & Montenegro

Where the southern tip of the Alps comes up against the Adriatic, dramatic landscapes interrupted by the historical and cultural relics of overlapping tides of invaders through the centuries are the norm. Everywhere you turn there is a castle or a cliff, an ancient orthodox monastery or a leaping waterfall, a Venetian-era walled port city […]

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World Rivers: Laos & Thailand
World Rivers: Laos & Thailand

THIS JUST IN: The founders of Sobek Expedition, Richard Bangs, George Wendt and John Yost, will be joining the August 30 departure of this trip, a very special opportunity to travel with the legends. The latest addition to Wantok’s exciting Rivers of the World series explores the millennial archeology, vibrant rainforests, fascinating culture, and cool mountains of Laos and Thailand. Our adventure includes Buddhist temples and royal palaces, rural villages, three exciting rivers, plus the fascinating old and new of the cities of Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Luang Prabang.

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World Rivers: South Africa
World Rivers: South Africa

In a big, mountainous country like the Republic of South Africa, great rafting rivers are to be expected.  If you are a rafter, the trick to getting the most out of your visit there is picking the right rivers to experience the best South Africa has to offer while avoiding excessive travel time.   Our trip […]

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World Rivers: Guatemala
World Rivers: Guatemala

Guatemala, land of the Maya and rugged mountains, of rainforest, caverns, volcanoes, and Spanish colonial treasures, is blessed with rollicking whitewater too.  Wantok brings you the best it has to offer in this great addition to our World Rivers series.   Three exciting rivers, the amazing ruins of Tikal and the rainforest of Peten, the architecture […]

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World Rivers: Peru
World Rivers: Peru

Inventing a fantastic new itinerary is almost as exciting as a first descent. Places like Machu Picchu, Cuzco, and Lake Titicaca are must-sees for every traveler. Why not include these and other highlights of Peru and its best rivers too? That’s just what we’ve done—combined the top cultural and archeological attractions with the Canete, Chile, Urubamba, and Apurimac rivers. We even threw some kayak paddling on Titicaca and a boat journey to the Ballestas Islands, Peru’s Galapagos!

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