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River Drifters - Day Tours

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Address: 405 Deschutes Ave, Maupin, OR 97037-7037
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River Drifters has offered trips in Oregon & Washington on eight...

River Drifters has offered trips in Oregon & Washington on eight different rivers since 1979! From an afternoon fun run to a full ten-day vacation, River Drifters has a trip for you! Come and join us for an unforgettable journey down one of the many great waterways in the Northwest!

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I booked a full day trip as a 40th anniversary gift to my husband. I was definitely out of my comfort zone. We arrived a bit early, and were greeted with smiles and enthusiasm. We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 8, 2016
Patty W
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Ocean Park
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

I booked a full day trip as a 40th anniversary gift to my husband. I was definitely out of my comfort zone. We arrived a bit early, and were greeted with smiles and enthusiasm. We were outfitted with wet suits, fleece tops, splash jackets and PFD. There was one party in Shians boat, and we were in Jojo's boat with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent the day on the Deschutes with river Drifters. We were celebrating our 15th anniversary and we're looking for some fun. This outfit delivered! Our guide Shion was wonderful and took time to make sure everyone in our raft was not only safe but well entertained. This all day adventure included a well appointed BBQ picnic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

There were a few different ones to choose from we went with these guys and we were not disappointed. We did the 1/2 day cause we had the kids. We all boarded a bus that took us up up up the river when we arrived we were givin instructions on what to do in case we flipped. Or group was... More 

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Gladstone, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

It was my first time rafting the Deschutes and I'm hooked! Our party went for a half day trip, about 2 hours, and the weather was beautiful and 89 degrees. If we wanted to take pictures and did not have a camera, water proof cameras were available in the gift shop for $15. Sophia, our guide, was very competent and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

The staff is of superior quality; they love the river and know it well. River Drifters executes the outing impeccably with respect for the environment without sacrificing fun, ensuring that you have a blast.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

We have gone on a River Raft Tour with River Drifters for over ten years, every summer with my husbands company. This year was stellar not only was the weather warm and sunny, but our guide, Chelsea was knowledgeable about the area, the river, the wildlife and the history of maupin. We felt totally safe in Chelsea's capable hands. And... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

My brother and I took our 3 teenagers for a 1 day trip. We could not have been treated any better than the way everybody at River Drifters treated us. From the minute we arrived at the shop everyone was absolutely great. Our river guide was the best. Very knowledgeable and extremely capable. I can't say enough good things about... More 

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2 Thank m L
Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We had an amazing day trip rafting the Deschutes river and wished the trip were longer. Our guide was skilled, entertaining and gave us so much more than we expected. Our family consisted of eight people ranging in age from 11 to 64 and we all wanted more time on the river. Our guide could put our big raft any... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Our family (2 adults, 2 kids (13, 10)) had a great 1/2 day rafting trip with this group. They were well organized, had good equipment and good river knowledge. Our family has rafted for several years, and have seen some shady operations. These guys were professional and well-run. Our guide, Jam, was personable, chatty and knew the river. He kept... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing day on the Deschutes River with our amazing tour guide. The pace was perfect, everyone had a great time. We all wish we could go again tomorrow!!

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