Big Eddy Thriller

The Big Eddy Thriller is our most popular and convenient whitewater rafting adventure! Just minutes from our Bend Headquarters, this three-mile journey features Class III rapids on the beautiful Deschutes River. The Big Eddy Thriller includes transportation to and from the river, all equipment and expert guiding. Be prepared for an unforgettable adventure that will leave you breathless and wanting more!

For many of our guests, summer would not be complete without an annual Big Eddy Thriller whitewater rafting adventure. We’ve been running this stretch of the Deschutes River, which features a series of Class III rapids known collectively as “The Big Eddy,” since 1978.

Sun Country Tours is an equal opportunity recreation service provider under special use permits from the Deschutes, Willamette and Umpqua National Forests, and the Bureau of Land Management.

We offer daily departures for the Big Eddy Thriller from Bend and Sunriver. This professionally guided tour is three hours round trip from Sunriver, two hours from Bend, and easily fits into a morning or afternoon. Select your departure location to browse Big Eddy Thriller trips.