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Olympic Raft & Kayak

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Address: 123 Lake Aldwell Rd, Port Angeles, WA 98363
Phone Number: +1 360-452-1443
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Description: Proud to offer the only Raft Trip INSIDE Olympic National Park on the...
Proud to offer the only Raft Trip INSIDE Olympic National Park on the Elwha River and guided Sea Kayak Tours on the Salish Sea. Also providing ACA Instructor lead Whitewater & Sea Kayak Instruction. We are your one stop shop for a Liquid Mountain Adventure!
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Amazing views, great low tide experience, breathtaking

Morgan was our guide (owner of Olympic Raft). We did the sunrise sea kayak tour on freshwater bay. Don't let the name 'freshwater bay' fool you. This is the ocean. It was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Morgan was our guide (owner of Olympic Raft). We did the sunrise sea kayak tour on freshwater bay. Don't let the name 'freshwater bay' fool you. This is the ocean. It was mesmerizing. Morgan had everything ready for us and on this day, it was just my wife and I. We started our day at 6am and the weather was... More 

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Chehalis, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is a well-run organization with a very friendly crew. Had to leave a message to book the trip but they got right back to us, then due to low river levels our trip was shorter than we'd thought it would be when we left home (discount given). It was still good and the Elwha is truly beautiful. All equipment... More 

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OlyRaft2012, Owner at Olympic Raft & Kayak, responded to this review

Thank you Julie for your positive feedback and honest review! We have truly enjoyed being able to offer new and exciting raft trips on the Elwha River, I know Brogan enjoyed sharing the special experience of rafting through a former dam site with your group. It is unfortunate that we are going through a drought and we came into low... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I just did the full Elwha River raft float last weekend and it was excellent. Morgan (the owner and chief guide) and his crew do a fine job. The weather was great and the scenery amazing. I recommend it and them highly. - Pat Downs

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OlyRaft2012, Owner at Olympic Raft & Kayak, responded to this review

Pat, Thank you for such positive feedback, we take great pride in providing a professional, fun experience and it was a true pleasure to have a bunch of locals out on the NEW Elwha River! The excitement and joy was felt by all to see this wonderful river full of life once again! Thank you again and we look forward... More 

Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We had a great time with Olympic Raft & Kayak! Morgan and Brogan were very welcoming towards us and made us feel like we were kayaking pros. We learned a lot about the area when we explored and had fun while doing it. Add this to your itinerary when visiting! We plan to go back and try rafting next time!

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OlyRaft2012, Owner at Olympic Raft & Kayak, responded to this review

Thank you Zach and Ellen! It was a pleasure to have you along on one of our Sea Kayak adventures and we look forward to getting you out on the Elwha River next time! Thank you again for such an awesome review. -Morgan, Brogan and the Olympic Raft & Kayak team More 

Fort Worth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Rafting the Elwha River and seeing the 3 foot plus salmon swimming up river was amazing. The guides were wonderful - pointing out the salmon as well as bald eagles swooping down on the salmon. Wonderful time on the river. It was the first time that many salmon had been that far upriver in over 100 years and the guides... More 

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OlyRaft2012, Owner at Olympic Raft & Kayak, responded to this review

Ron, thank you again for joining us on your recent rafting adventure on the Elwha River, and for taking the time to share such a positive review with us and the Trip advisor community! We are so pleased to have been able to share with you the welcoming back of the salmon to the river, and I know our guides... More 

Sequim, Washington
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

They were an hour late picking us up at our rendevouz point. Smallest rafts that I have ever been in for a float, two across, three down. Unless you get the point front seat you are left with your knees cramped for the entire 1 1/2 float trip. Our boat and one other were hung up on the bottom several... More 

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OlyRaft2012, Owner at Olympic Raft & Kayak, responded to this review

Ruth, Thank you for allowing us to provide you the opportunity to experience the Hoh River and we are sorry the trip did not meet your expectations. After speaking with Michelle, activity director for the Senior Center, we both took partial blame for the miscommunication and the late arrival on our part. But that is no excuse and we would... More 

Sequim, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Olympic Raft and Kayak took the ultimate care of us. We were shuttled to the drop off point and Emily and Jordan were great at helping us with gear and procedures. Peaceful float down the Hoh river and occasional light rapids for fun. Sounds and sights were delightful. A great way to see the area from a different perspective. Thanks... More 

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OlyRaft2012, Owner at Olympic Raft & Kayak, responded to this review

Thank you Vicki, for taking the time to share such a wonderful review with the Tripadvisor community and with us here at, Olympic Raft & Kayak! We’re so pleased to hear you enjoyed your rafting trip along the Hoh River. I know Emily and Jordan enjoyed exploring the area with you, and we look forward to getting you out onto... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Taking the Olympic Raft & Kayak trip down the Elwha River never gets old. No matter how many times we've gone, there's always new things to see. Our guide, Jordan, was very knowledgable about the area, the wildlife, etc. He also did a great job keeping our raft going in the right direction! Couldn't help thinking what it would be... More 

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OlyRaft2012, Owner at Olympic Raft & Kayak, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us again on the ever enchanting Elwha River! We are so pleased we were able to get you and your family back out onto the water this season, and look forward to showing you how the restoration process has progressed on your next adventure to the area! Jordan has been a wonderful addition to our team... More 

San Diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

As the only licensed rafting experience in the Olympic National Forest, this company has the lock on the business...and they deserve it because they deliver a really fun, interesting, beautiful and safe rafting experience that is reasonably priced and well worth your time. Everyone on staff is very friendly and funny (in a good way) and makes sure you understand... More 

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OlyRaft2012, Owner at Olympic Raft & Kayak, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share such an outstanding and detailed review with the Tripadvisor Community, about your recent raft trip on the Elwha River with us at, Olympic Raft & Kayak! Safety is our top priority, and our guides have spent countless hours on and off the water training and perfecting their skills and gaining certifications. We’re... More 

Temple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

What a treat! Weather was perfect and our guide, Brogan, told us about the marine life we saw as we paddled along the shore. in addition to the sea stars, anemones and fish in the water, we saw an eagle and a family of five river otters playing only 20 feet away as we paddled back to the boat launch.... More 

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OlyRaft2012, Owner at Olympic Raft & Kayak, responded to this review

Thank you again Dawn for sharing your adventure with us, at Olympic Raft & Kayak, and for taking the time to write such a positive review about your sea kayaking experience! I know Brogan enjoyed exploring and sharing his knowledge of the tidal life with you, and seeing the river otters at play is always a treat for us as... More 

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Additional Information about Olympic Raft & Kayak

Address: 123 Lake Aldwell Rd, Port Angeles, WA 98363
Phone Number: +1 360-452-1443
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Angeles
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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