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“The Rogue was made for Jeting” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Jerry's Rogue Jets

Jerry's Rogue Jets
Ranked #1 of 20 things to do in Gold Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Scenic and adventurous jet boat tours on Oregon's "Wild & Scenic" Rogue River. Jerry's Rogue Jets is the premier jet boat tour on the Rogue River. Our tours are a perfect blend of adventurous jet boating, wildlife viewing opportunities, scenic vistas, and narration by the pilot highlighting river history, lore, and everything else in between. Decedents of the original Rogue River mail men Jerry's continues the uninterrupted mail delivery service to the town of Agness, Oregon. Just as has been done since 1895.
Saluda, NC
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38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“The Rogue was made for Jeting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

We took the 64-mile round trip to Agness with lunch at Lucas Lodge. Our Pilot, Darin, a 24-year veteran was superb. He provided historical, factual and humorous commentary, though not continuous so we could enjoy the scenery. Lunch was family style chicken, mashed potatoes, veggies, desert.
The return trip featured sixteen 360 degree Jet Boat twists expertly executed by Darin.
Hint: If you sit at the outside edge of the first two rows of seats, YOU WILL GET WET.

Visited September 2012
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Sausalito, California
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75 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“What fun!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2012

The river was too low to take the longer trips but the 64 mile round trip to Agness was will worth it. They picked us up at the Tu Tu Tun Lodge dock and made the run up to Agness in about two hours. We stopped there for lunch at the Cougar Lane (which ain't much to brag about but expectations were low) and returned to the Lodge. Darrin, the boat captain and resident stand-up comic, was filled with dry, and mostly dumb, stories that conspired to make the trip a real pleasure. Good wet fun on a beautiful river.

Visited September 2012
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Kent, England
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107 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Fun ride, knowledgable staff - go the extra miles”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2012

The very efficient operation at Jerry's Rogue Jets gives you the opportunity to get into the interior of the coastal hills (and see otters, herons etc) in relative comfort, free from flies, blisters etc.

We took the 80 mils trip instead of the basic 64 and well worth the few extra dollars - rapids not huge in August so little extra bumping and still suitable for all ages.

Visited August 2012
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Marathon, NY
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“You won't be disappointed!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012

The jetboat ride was the reason we made a special trip to Gold Beach and added a day onto our vacation. It was so worth it! The day started with us being entertained by Rogue, the rock pushing dog, in the parking lot as we arrived. Once on board, we headed up the river to view some incredible scenery. We saw fisherman pulling out salmon, eagles, herons, deer and a bear. Our pilot, Darrin, was wonderful(as was co-pilot Agness). His bad jokes and eye-rolling tales kept us thoroughly entertained. He displayed a real camaraderie with the other outfitters on the river and their hijinx of soaking each other was fun to watch. Lunch wasn't fabulous but it was hot and there aren't too many options on the river. My suggestion--spend the day. Take the 104 mile trip. You won't be disappointed!

Visited September 2012
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Olympic Peninsula, Washington
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49 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Fantastic fun. Thanks Tim!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2012

This was the most fun we've had during our month on the coast. If there had been another trip after this one we'd have gone again. Took the short trip. This would be suitable for any age even ancients like me with a bad back & heart problems. Lunch stops are all hill climbs. Transportation is provided for people with health problems. Dress in layers and if you hate getting wet, take a rain jacket. If you are lucky Tim will be your pilot and provide a laugh a minute. He has to be from Lake Woebegone. Tells great funny stories. Ride was exhilarating. We are coming back in May to do the longest trip. We saw deer, seals, and river otters, pelicans , eagles, too many birds to list. Only disappointment was Singing Springs resort. The people were great. Food not so great and slightly over priced. Will take our own lunch next time around. Recommend buying the photo at the end of the trip. It's a nice souvenir for only $7.50

Visited October 2012
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