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Address: 177 West Main Street, Ansted, WV 25812
Phone Number: (304) 640-0924
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Very nice! We enjoyed it

My husband and I enjoyed the tram ride down to the river and the jet boat ride as well. The cost to do both was $25 per person- (A little on the steep side). We didn't make any... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2016
RosemountChick
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Portsmouth, Ohio
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Portsmouth, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the tram ride down to the river and the jet boat ride as well. The cost to do both was $25 per person- (A little on the steep side). We didn't make any kind of reservations, just showed up on a Saturday at 4:30 and was scheduled on a tour for 5:20, so not too... More 

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Clarksburg, West Virginia
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51 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

Make sure to call ahead to check that days' scheduled departures. There was a small group of kids with their parents that got there just before 11am (when the ticket booth opened) and had apparently pre-arranged their tickets and jet-boat tour. Since they occupied the first jet-boat departure of the day (as well as the first four gondolas), the next... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

I really enjoyed the jet boat ride to see the bridge. I probably should have waited for the leaves to change but none the less I thoroughly enjoyed the trip.

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Elkview, West Virginia
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138 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Enjoyed an entertaining ride to the New River Bridge and back. Lots of interesting stories. Prepare to get sprayed a bit with mist from the river.

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2 Thank Lqchar
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49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Other than the great view from the view deck of this state park, the boat ride was the highlight of our stay there. We rode the tram down from the park and had a safety meeting with a lady down near the dock. Captain Rick gave us a great ride and was very comedic. We rode the boat under the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This is a must do if you go with family (esp. with young kids). Slightly overpriced ..but really GREAT !

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Brevard, North Carolina
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46 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

If you're not into kayaking or rafting, this is the way to spend some time ON the water. A tram (albeit a short one) takes you down to the river below. This is not a long pointed speedboat, but rather a rectangular shaped boat filled with seats, low enough to the water where you can reach the river from your... More 

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Wainfleet, Canada
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54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We stopped at Hawk's Nest Park to take the aerial tram to the gorge and saw that there was also a jet boat tour, so decide to take it. The jet boat is covered and one doesn't get wet in it, but it's a fun ride to see the gorge from a different perspective. The boat captain, Pete, is a... More 

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Fremont, Ohio
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We decided to try out New River Jet Boats because it seemed like a fun way to see the New River Bridge. You take a tram down to the dock which is a very short trip down the hill. The boats aren't exactly jet boats, pretty old and not very fast at all. The trip only lasts about a half... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Made Hawk's Nest our last stop for our self-made "southern wv loop" VIPP tour and it was a BLAST! We stopped at the lodge and checked out the area. Beautiful layout. Took the aerial tram to the bottom of the hillside (which reminded me of the Lowly Worm from the "Busy World of Richard Scarry"). The highlight of our trip... More 

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