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Cascade Raft & Kayak

7050 Highway 55, Horseshoe Bend, ID 83629-5066
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First ever river kayak experience!

My husband and I took an afternoon river kayak lesson. My anxiety was put to rest by our excellent... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
105M
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Perfect team building!

We had fun with Jeremy and crew on our team building rafting trip. They were awesome and we all had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cory S
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Idaho whitewater rafting and kayaking trips departing daily. Large riverside decks, catering facilities available, gift shop, cafe, free parking. Adventure for all ages and skill levels with half and full day whitewater rafting trips. Located less than one hour from Boise!
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  • Average1%
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“payette river” (22 reviews)
“north fork” (7 reviews)
“day trip” (12 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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7050 Highway 55, Horseshoe Bend, ID 83629-5066
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"payette river"
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"north fork"
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"day trip"
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"great trip"
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"an adventure"
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"great guide"
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"great fun"
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"experienced guide"
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"late july"
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"cookies"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"family reunion"
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"changing rooms"
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"highly recommend this company"
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"class ii iii"
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"out of state"
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"sandy beach"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I took an afternoon river kayak lesson. My anxiety was put to rest by our excellent instructor, Matej. It is challenging to learn new skills when we have only lake kayaked in the past, with plenty of bad habits. We focused on...More

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trenlong, Owner at Cascade Raft & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

So happy to hear of your great lesson. I will pass the word along to Matej! See you on the river. Tren

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had fun with Jeremy and crew on our team building rafting trip. They were awesome and we all had fun! Thanks!

Thank Cory S
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trenlong, Owner at Cascade Raft & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you had a great time Cory! Thanks for coming and we hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Surpassed all expectations Excellent guide, spectacular surroundings, huge fun, high safety standards, wonderful lunch. Highly recommended

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

A little scary for this 53 yr old non-adventuresome type but worth it. You will get wet, even on the easier (Splash) rapids and you will need to paddle and be prepared for the possibility of falling out of the raft (I did not!) But,...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent time with Jordon as our guide. We ran the upper payette river with class 3 and 4 rapids! Jordon had us going down forwards, then backwards and even standing up in the raft like a paddle board! All the employees and guides...More

Thank Jill M
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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

A group of old college pals met up in Boise for a reunion weekend and to celebrate our year of 60! We took an all day rafting trip down the North Fork of the Payette and loved every laugh, every rapid and even every dump...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

We did the half day splash, with three kids ages 7, 10, and 12. It was perfect. The river was ideal, the guides were fun and helpful, the weather amazing. Great adventure for young kids. My 7 year old wanted to go again, and my...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

A half day trip on the south fork with our nephew was a great way to spend the afternoon. We had a great group in our raft and Seth our guide was, of course, the best. Prepare to get ride the waves, get wet, laugh,...More

Thank CA108
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trenlong, Owner at Cascade Raft & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Seth is a great guide! We are so happy you had a great trip with him. We hope to see you on the water again sometime soon!

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

My family and I did the 1/2 day RUSH float last weekend. We had a BLAST!! All of the employees and guides were fun, friendly and professional. We do this float every year and I highly recommend it for a great time.

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trenlong, Owner at Cascade Raft & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Thank you for your kind review, we are glad you had so much fun and hope to see you on the water again sometime soon!

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

My friend and i decided to go on the class II/III trip. She had never gone whitewater rafting before. We had an excellent raftmaster 'Ellis' who led us through a fun, exciting and safe trip! The company seems to be very well run. Light snacks...More

Thank sherrie526
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trenlong, Owner at Cascade Raft & Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Thanks for your review sherrie526! I will send kudos along to Ellis and we hope to see you on the water again sometime soon!

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