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Address: 63043 Sherman Road, Bend, OR
Phone Number: 800-788-7238
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Description: Ouzel Outfitters offers you the opportunity for less "screen time" and...
Ouzel Outfitters offers you the opportunity for less "screen time" and more "green time". Join us with your family or friends for one of a wide variety of whitewater rafting adventures in Oregon or Idaho. From half-day whitewater "fixes" to week-long wilderness adventures, we're bound to have the right trip for you. Choose from (Oregon) Rogue, Deschutes, McKenzie, North Umpqua, John Day, Owyhee (Idaho) Lower Salmon.
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McKenzie River Trip

Our first attempt at water rafting. It was a good experience and we will go back. The guides were fun, qualified and friendly. The river offered great sites as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Carmel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Our first attempt at water rafting. It was a good experience and we will go back. The guides were fun, qualified and friendly. The river offered great sites as well.

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Spokane, Washington
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We took our 7 year old daughter on her first rafting trip. This was the highlight of her summer and there was no shortage of adventures (zip lining, dune buggies jet boats etc). Our guides were knowledgeable about the area and very energetic. Our daughter had so much fun she wants to do a multi day one next. The provided... More 

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Gahanna, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

For my son's 16th birthday, we (Mom, Dad, Uncle, Aunt and teenage friend) went on our first whitewater rafting trip. The oldsters in the group were apprehensive, but the two teenagers had looked forward to it for weeks. It was a great experience for all of us. Being swept along by the splashing, laughing, wild McKenzie river was a lifetime... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My family used Ouzel for the first time this year, having used another larger rafting outfit in Bend 3 previous times. We used Ouzel on the McKenzie river which we had also done previously. A few noteworthy touches that made this a slightly better experience. 1. More 'remote' - with only one raft from the company going down the river,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My kids have never been white water rafting so we chose the 1/2 day trip on the McKenzie. Plenty of rapids but not enough to require a helmet. It was over 90 degrees that day and our trip was in the afternoon. Even though we were getting splashed we did not have any trouble with getting cold because we dried... More 

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Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I have run rivers with different guiding services over the years, and Ouzel is the best of any of them. I've done two trips with them now, and all the participants on both of my trips have agreed with me that the experience is exceptional from start to finish. The initial set-up and reservation process is efficient and friendly, the... More 

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is my third trip with Ouzel and they are the BEST EVER! This company is fun, friendly, organized and very professional. I always feel safe and well cared for and it is always a stellar experience. I love these people. Our guide, Will, was so fun and knowledgeable about the river and natural surroundings. On a scale of 1-10... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I have been on 4 rafting trips with Ouzel and planning another for next year. The company is run well, great guides and great food. Pick these guys and you won't be disappointed.

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Spokane, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My Boyfriend and I did the Deschutes river tour with Camille and Kevin and it was great! They were very friendly, knowledgable and fun to spend time with on the river. They picked us up in Bend and we drove about 2 hours to the river, where we had a quick briefing on safety and what not. We spent about... More 

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Sammamish, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

We had a blast, today, on the McKenzie River, roughly half way between Sisters and Eugene. Our young teen has a limited attention span and gets cold pretty easily, so we opted for the half day package. That worked out nicely, as the river is a little on the chilly side. Our rafting guide, Kevin, was a superstar, and his... More 

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Address: 63043 Sherman Road, Bend, OR
Phone Number: 800-788-7238
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Central Oregon  >  Bend

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