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Itinerary
This is a 54 mile round trip adventure and boarding the boat begins at 10 am. You will return between 3 and 4. Your captain will serve you lunch on the river at noon, lunch is served family style and accommodates most dietary preferences. Historical sight seeing stops are included! The location we stop and how long we stay there varies from day to day. Animal sighting are also an added bonus.This is not a rushed adventure. We want you to enjoy all that is offered throughout the tour so we don't put strict times on each activity included, that is why the tour is based on mileage covered and not times.
Locations visited
Hells Canyon National Recreation Area
Overview
Jet Boat Tour through the Wild River Section of the Snake River in Hells Canyon - South Entrance - Hells Canyon Dam. The Wild River Section is where you find the largest rapids, where the canyon is at its deepest elevations, and the scenery transitions from rock walls at the bottom, to high dessert grasslands in the middle, to alpine forests at the top. Your Captain will entertain you with stories about early Native Americans and ranching families that called Hells Canyon home.

You will drive along the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway to get to the south entrance of Hells Canyon. There are three ways you can access the south entrance, (1) Cambridge, Idaho (2) Baker City, Oregon (3) Joseph, Oregon. This is a remote location. Have a full tank of gas, snacks and drinks in your car. Be prepared to enjoy your drive. The drive into Hells Canyon is where your adventure begins. The jet boat tour is just an incredible addition to the adventure.
Highlights
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Amazing Trip!

Absolutely amazing from start to finish. By far the best value for the money spent!! Top notch service, crew, and equipment. Everyone we met provided rock star customer service. We are recommending these guys to all of our friends. Special thanks to our captain Dillon,...More

Thank sheldonknapp
Reviewed 1 week ago
Wet, wild, and amazing food!

This was a great corporate prize for having reached our goals for the quarter. The boat drivers are professional, fun and want to show you a good time. You will speed up the river to your lunch cabin, where they served all you can drink...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amazing trip with Hells Canyon Adventures!

We love Hells Canyon Adventures and take a trip with them nearly every summer after our raft trip. The office is great to work with, always very helpful. And we always feel safe taking the jet boat up the river-even through Granite! We highly recommend...More

Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 7 June 2018
Amazing trip, great guide!

An amazing trip down the rapids of the snake river! Our guide Dusty was very knowledgeable and made the trip exciting yet keeping it safe as well. Our party of four had an amazing time!

Thank Cynthia M
jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for the great review! It is great to hear you found your trip exciting but safe. I hope we get to spend more time with you in Hells Canyon in the future!

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Epic weekend on the Snake River with Hells Canyon Adventures

My wife and I booked the overnight trip to Lewiston May 18th-19th. We travelled with 12 other guests in our age category. The group of folks were all very nice and we had a great time visiting with them and telling stories. The overnight at...More

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jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

What an incredible review! Thank you for taking the time to include details. It is always fun to read about our customers experiences. I can't wait to get your future Kirkwood Adventure scheduled for your family/friends and you! Happy Adventuring!

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daryllprice
8 July 2018|
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Response from jimjohns777 | Reviewed this property |
There is no age restrictions but everyone has to wear a life jacket. There might be a restriction on babies and toddlers but did not notice it on brochure. The cost for kids 11 and under is about half the price.
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2 July 2018|
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Call Brandie L @ 208-257-4564 / 800-422-3568 and she will give you particulars.
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