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Address: Illinois Valley Airport (3S4), 424 Airport Drive, Cave Junction, OR 97523
Phone Number: +1 541-415-0600
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Captain Drake's flight lodge is a beautiful place to stay whether you are...

Captain Drake's flight lodge is a beautiful place to stay whether you are staying a night or for several weeks while engaged in your flight training. We are an adventure vacation destination flight school providing instruction for sport pilots and ultralight airmen. We also offer rooms for $60/ night to non-flying folks who just want to stay in a unique and special spot. We're not exactly a hotel and we're not quite a bed and breakfast (you wouldn't want me to cook for you) but we do have a great kitchen and you are welcome to use it!

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The most awesome experience ever!

This place offers introductory flight for a very reasonable price. Wolf has two planes you can choose to take a ride. They also have a lodge that has a great view of the valley... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This place offers introductory flight for a very reasonable price. Wolf has two planes you can choose to take a ride. They also have a lodge that has a great view of the valley. Their Air BnB house sits on top of the hill and overlooking the mountains which is very cool especially in the morning and dusk. Good food,... More 

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McKinleyville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

The home/lodge is outstanding, Wolf and Don are very accommodating and friendly. The decorations for Christmas were a delight. Overall our stay was great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Best place to stay in Cave Junction. Highly recommended. Must see to believe. Great people and very clean and organized house.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Super great staff, awesome home feel with a great view.I would recommend this to everyone, any time of year.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Captain Drake's Family Aerial Adventures is the premiere flight training school on the west coast! While I am not personally a student (yet), I have stayed at Captain Drake's Air BnB in O'Brien! While there, I have observed the classes in session, both the classroom and the flight sessions. Captain Drake is a flight instructor AND a designated pilot examiner.... More 

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keystone, co
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

This was one of the best BnB experiences I've ever had. Not only were the hosts flexible, accommodating, warm/welcoming, and gracious, but they also allowed us to book last minute! We arrived in the late evening and were greeted in the morning to one of the most beautiful views of mountains and a hot breakfast! They are knowledgable about the... More 

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Was in town with my crew attached to the Gasquet Complex fire. Heard about Wolf and Dawn through a friend and when we came up to the lodge it was like coming home! I stay in hotels and the like all year long traveling for work so getting to come to the lodge after a long day at work and... More 

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Thank jreschke
San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for something different to do in Cave Junction and still have a blast, this is it. Look no further. Either you just want to take the introductory flight lesson to becoming a sport pilot in a matter of short 3 weeks. You will be so happy you gave it a try and you'll probably never get a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Special thanks to Wolf and his staff for hosting such a wonderful gathering of family & friends at Logan's Manor aka The Lodge. Truly A 5 Star travel adventure to southwestern Oregon during the week of May 13-18!! Keep 'em flying Wolf!!!

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

By sheer happenstance, I was offered a ride with Captain Drake in his beautiful Ercoupe. Wolf, the owner and operator of the whole business is both a great pilot and instructor, as well as being patient, friendly, and extremely generous while I fumbled with the controls. The best place I've seen to learn how to fly, and I'll be returning... More 

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