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Hood River WaterPlay

29 reviews
Hood River, OR, USA
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Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

The guy my husband spoke to laughably called them the best outfitter on the river. We have a 12 year old who windsurfed last summer and loved it. Unfortunately that wasn't his experience this time. We were told it would be a group of kids...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank scarletb
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Hood River WaterPlay is a wonderful demonstration of incompetence at its finest on the shores of the beautiful Hood River. Negatives: 1. We waited 45 minutes to get our kayaks/boards/jet skis after getting there, despite it not being particularly busy. 2. Asked if they had...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Hannah A
Reviewed May 5, 2016

I disregarded the negative reviews I had read, and thought that they could not be right, and I was excited to arrive at Columbia River Gorge and go windsurfing. Very poor judgement on my part. This may be a suitable operation for beginner windsurfers with...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Alex474a
Reviewed August 19, 2015

we stayed in Hood Rover for a couple of days with our kids, and wanted to "feel" the water a little bit. The staff at Waterplay was very helpful and nice (especially Izabel) both on the phone and when we got there. They have a...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank _I4964LQ
Reviewed July 20, 2015

We rented paddle boards from Hood River Water Play on 2 occasions, and it COULD be a good experience under the right conditions. Our first experience started out terribly when we encountered a very disgruntled and rude employee. We were so upset we almost left,...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed June 24, 2015

What a great afternoon playing on the Columbia. I was prepared to be freezing while taking the wind surfing lesson but I was pleasantly surprised how the wet suit kept me warm! Our instructor Jamie was patient and attentive; I highly recommend the full 3...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank carcarzoom
Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

They were very nice, charged for 2hr rental (told us to keep it till closing (3hr) and helped us with the best place to use the equipment with our 4yr old son. Will definitely use again!

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Megan L
Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

I had called and made a reservation to use their paddle boards and the gal I dealt with was very polite and helped me with everything. She told us we were to be back by 4:45 just before they closed! We enjoyed our time on...More

3  Thank Kris5141
Reviewed July 9, 2014

Went with the good reviews I saw here, plus the great service I received via phone when I called around to arrange for some lessons for my wife and I. I had arranged for private water start lessons for me and beginner lessons for my...More

Date of experience: July 2014
6  Thank Skier_doc
Reviewed June 28, 2014

I rented a HobyCat sailboat here last week. (I'm a fairly experienced sailor, mostly with single-hulled boats; this was my first time with a HobyCat.) The experience was terrible over all, and I'm amazed they've stayed in business so long. Starting with the most serious...More

Date of experience: June 2014
5  Thank avidtraveler0055
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