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Hells Canyon Adventures

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4200 Hells Canyon Dam Road, Oxbow, OR 97840
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Hells Canyon Jet Boat Tour
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Hells Canyon Adventures offers jet boat tours, fishing charters, and shuttle services at the South Entrance of Hells Canyon. Hells Canyon is the deepest gorge in North America!
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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4200 Hells Canyon Dam Road, Oxbow, OR 97840
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

Bill was waiting for us at the cabin with that same smile. He used the Five wheeler to fetch all our gear from our boat, then started a cozy fire for us in the wood cook stove in the cabin. Highly recommend this place for...More

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jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Thank you for the great review! We appreciate you including details in your review! Word of mouth advertisement keeps us in business! We hope to see you again at Sheep Creek in the future!

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Reviewed September 29, 2017

We looked for the shortest cruise of the river, even one hour was enough for us...so we took the two hours ride at 11 AM. Apparently HCA are the only one who offered a short ride. It was a fun ride over the river rapids....More

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jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you for the review! I am thrilled that you did your research and found that Hells Canyon Adventures is the only company that offers a short tour through the deepest portions of Hells Canyon! Yes, the drive from Cambridge is slow but the beauty...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

Thanks HCA! Another great trip floating down Hell's Canyon then Jet Boating back to the dam. Fishing was Fantastic, saw two bear, river otter, bald eagle, deer.

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jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you for the great review! We love that you can say, "another trip." We LOVE repeat customers! I am so thrilled to hear that the wildlife viewing was excellent! I appreciate days like that!

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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

We did the Kirkwood jet boat trip. Our guides were great ( Dustin and Dylan?) very competent and accommodating. If wildlife was spotted, they would circle the boat so everyone could see and take pictures. We saw bald eagles, a black bear and a big...More

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jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you for the great review! We get so little rain in Hells Canyon so when we do we have to appreciate it even if it is inconvenient! I am thrilled to hear that the wildlife viewing was excellent. I love days like that! Glad...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Our navigator and guide was Dusty. He even gave us a couple of repeats on some of the rapids. Such fun! We saw bald eagles, bear, big horn sheep and deer. Awesome adventure for the money. We took the Kirkwood tour of 54 miles.

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jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2017

Thank you for the great review!

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Reviewed September 11, 2017

My husband and I did the two-day rafting trip where you raft down for two days, camping overnight part way through the canyon, and then take the jet boat back up river on the afternoon of the second day. Our guide, Dylan, was awesome-- he's...More

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jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

Thank you for the great review! Isn't it awesome to come upon the green grass and shade trees at Sheep Creek after you have been on the river all day in the heat?!? Thank you for including many details. We hope to spend more time...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

My Dad booked a weekend adventure for our entire family, that included spouses and children. There were 12 of us total. He did his research and sure chose the right guide service to take us down the Snake River and enjoy our adventure in Hells...More

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jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Thank you for the great review! We are so thankful your family chose to spend the day with us in Hells Canyon. Thank you for including details in your review! We hope to see you again in the future!

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

A week out from our recent jetboat trip and ready to go again!,,.This jet boat trip was a blast. The canyon, the scenery, the river, all will take your breath away. Mark, the boat captain, made the trip the pleasure that it was. His informative...More

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jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

We need to create "frequent boater points" for you! We are so thankful to have had the opportunity to spend multiple days with you in Hells Canyon this season! We appreciate your repeat business, your great reviews, and your new found love for Hells Canyon!...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2017

We have been a customer of HCA for the last 14 years. We raft the canyon 2 to 3 times a year and usually jet back with them. We get the best of both worlds. Mark and the staff are very safe, professional and accommodating....More

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