Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings

A raft is a sign of wading through emotional issues in your own life and the surroundings.

The raft often has important connotations in a dream. Pay attention the condition of the raft as well as the type of water as well as the purpose of floating in order to get a true grasp on the dream’s meaning. To see a raft in your dream indicates that you have not built a firm foundation for yourself.

To dream that you are white water rafting, signifies that after going through some turbulent times, your sadness and pain will slowly disappear.

In this dream you may have

  • Floated down river.
  • Gone through rapids on a raft.
  • Been a castaway at sea.
  • Were on the Titanic when it was sinking.
  • Were saved while on a raft.
  • Are on a raft in a storm.
  • Watched a movie with a raft in it such as Castaway.
  • Dreamed you were on Gilligan’s Island and wanted off.

Positive changes are afoot if

  • You are saved by a raft.
  • You build your own raft.

Detailed dream meaning

When you dream of a raft, this can indicate that you are barely afloat. Often the dream of a raft shows that you are sailing off from an undesirable time in your life and moving to a more positive outcome. Usually though before you will get to go to a better place in your life you are still having to face a rocky or tumultuous time. This is a dream telling you not to breathe a sigh of relief, but rather, to hunker down and to be ready for changes coming ahead in your life. Do not allow yourself to be taken off guard by not being prepared for situations.

When you build a raft in a dream, you are preparing for your future. You are in a time of your life which is likely to prove successful, but you have to be willing to lay down the foundation of what you want to get started. If you are considering buying a home, for example, now is the time to worry about your credit and making sure that your ducks are in a row. Building a raft is a positive sign for preparing for the future and indicates that you are taking proper steps to ensure success.

Sinking on a raft is never a good sign in a dream, and likely is relative to your own feelings of sinking in your waking world.

If you have a dream that you are being referring to dream of a raft, it denotes that you will go into new locations to engage in enterprises, which will prove successful. To dream of floating on a raft, denotes uncertain journeys. If you reach your destination, you will surely come into good fortune. Depending on if you are floating on a raft for pleasure (such as white water rafting), or for safety (as in a life boat) the purpose of the raft is going to imply a different area of your life. Regarding safety and security as in a lifeboat, this indicates that in the present, you are going to be taken care of. When you are having fun in your dream, this is indicative of the need for break or a vacation to step away from stress or trials in your life.

Whenever you are leaving something behind in a dream, this is an indication of starting over or having a fresh start. If you are traveling by raft with the intention of leaving something behind (an island or a boat) then there is a sense of hesitation but rest assured that the changes you are creating in your life at this time are for the best.

This dream is in association with the following scenarios in your life

  • Needing a break or a vacation.
  • Creating a solid foundation for the future in finances.
  • Making a fresh start.
  • Drowning or barely staying afloat financially.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of a raft

Worried. Saved. Secure. Found. Rescued. Nervous. Shocked. Estranged. Lost. Hopeless. Hopeful. Happy. Excited. Exuberant. Daring. Athletic. Strong. Free. Outstanding.

By Florance Saul
Oct 16, 2012