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Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

New river jet boats deliver a unique viewpoint of the New River Gorge and the New River Giege bridge. Capt.Dan has a wry sense of humor and flavors the 30 minute trip with interesting facts about the area. If you’re lucky, a train will be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank linjpete
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Captain Rick is a hoot. Kept us laughing. The ride is fun for all. You go blasting up and down the river and Rick tells you some great history. Well worth the price to do it. Area is beautiful and the Tram ride was neat....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Clewis71
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

It was a nice boat ride, nothing crazy. Was able to get nice views of the bridge. Would recommend. Get there when they open at 11.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank amaybride
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Don't let the name scare you away if you're not a water person. It's a nice ride down to the bridge and the dam.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Island-Di
Reviewed July 4, 2018

the trip was ok thought it would be more for the money. only lasted about 20 mins captain was not as entertaining as other have said

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank justhere45102
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Overall, the price isn't bad. But the experience itself was amazing. We will definitely be back. The captain, Rick, was hilarious and is very good at his job. The views are breathtaking of the New River Gorge bridge. I would highly recommend it. Heck, we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank aadonoh2
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

The jet boats are a great way to spend a few hours on your off day. Hit the rapids paddling, and then hit them in a jet boat- both great experiences. Our guide was informative, knowledgeable and the ride was fun! Esp going up to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Tina M
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Hawks Nest State Park offers a ticket to ride their tram and ride the jet boat on the New River as a combo ticket. It is a nice ride on the river but not overly informative etc. The captain is friendly, but the noise of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank KentuckyBreezing
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

I would definitely recommend the Gondola ride down, even if you don't do the jet boat the gondola ride is interesting. The road up to the State Park in beautiful, loved the drive. There is no fee to get into the State Park or for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank VacaTravelTips
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

The captain is full of stories and history. The scenes are picture perfect. It's fun, safe, and an absolute must!

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank hanoibelle
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