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“Great service and great trip”

Mad River Boat Trips
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$72.00*
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Snake River Scenic Float with Teton Views
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Owner description: Is it the guide? Is it the river? Is it the experience? Here at Mad River, we believe it is all three. Whether you choose a relaxing scenic float or an exhilarating whitewater adventure, you'll find our entire crew prides themselves in providing the very best, most exciting river trip you can take in Jackson Hole. Come, take a trip with Mad River. We guarantee it will be one you remember for a lifetime.
New York, New York, United States
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great service and great trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2013

Fun trip for family even a 6 year old!!! Guide was great and all had fun and very safe. Providing lots of safety instruction and really good with kids.

Visited August 2013
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MADRIVERJACKSONHOLE, Manager at Mad River Boat Trips, responded to this review, August 27, 2013
It truly was a pleasure showing you and the family a great time on the Snake River. All of our crew want to thank you for choosing Mad River Boat Trips during your visit to Jackson Hole. We all hope you had a wonderful experience while exploring the gorgeous area and would love to see you all again next time!
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“Well Run...Pure Fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2013

Went on the 8 mile Whitewater Rafting Trip on August 6th. Mad River is a well organized and well run operation. Rafting on the Snake River was just fun. It was a very easy trip from a skills perspective, but there was enough whitewater to keep it fun...and wet. The guide (Jim Stackhouse) did a great job of engaging the kids in the boat and all ages had a great time. We went out at 2:15 PM so you can easily add rafting to a morning of hiking in the Grand Tetons.

Visited August 2013
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MADRIVERJACKSONHOLE, Manager at Mad River Boat Trips, responded to this review, August 27, 2013
Thank you for your kindness and reviewing our company Mad River Boat Trips. All of us are glad to hear that you had a memorable experience with us on the beautiful Snake River. We hope that you had a great vacation in Jackson Hole and would love to see you again the next time you decide to visit. Take care and travel safely back home.
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Fun times on the river!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2013

Last week we went on a 3-hour rafting trip with Mad River. We did the early morning (left at 8:45 am) super small boats excursion. We actually had booked the small boat trip, but when Mad River didn't have enough people sign up for the small boat, they upgraded us to the super small boat for free.

I have been on a lot of whitewater rafting trips, and this was absolutely one of the best. Our guide, Adam H., had a background in biology, so he explained a lot of the natural features around us, as well as spotting 4 bald eagles during our trip.

We went on the trip with my father-in-law, who is 65, and my mother-in-law, who has MS. They both loved the trip and loved Adam. Adam was great at accomodating our needs and was an excellent, skilled guide who lead us through the whitewater with ease.

Visited August 2013
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MADRIVERJACKSONHOLE, Manager at Mad River Boat Trips, responded to this review, August 22, 2013
Thank you for taking your time to review Mad River Boat Trips. We are thrilled to hear that your family and you had such an enjoyable time with Adam on the Snake River. It truly was a pleasure having the opportunity to show you a beautiful side of Jackson Hole. Everyone here at Mad River want to thank you for choosing us and we hope to see you and the family again the next time your in the area. Take care and travel safely!
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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“Excellent White Water Experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

We were in Jackson Hole for the last couple of days of a week long trip to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. We were not planning on a white water trip, but decided at the last minute to do a half day trip with Mad River. We made our reservations on-line at 10 p.m. the night before and were able to get on the 10 a.m. trip the next morning - very easy and convenient. We could not have had a better, more knowledgable guide in Wayne. We hit every rapid perfectly and learned all about the river, types of rapids, wildlife and weather. Wayne pointed out a bald eagle, marmot, several osprey and beaver dens. This is a great trip for families from youngsters (6 to 7 and up) to grandparents. If you can, ask for Wayne as your guide!

Visited August 2013
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MADRIVERJACKSONHOLE, Manager at Mad River Boat Trips, responded to this review, August 22, 2013
Our crew here at Mad River appreciate you taking your time to share your recent experience with us and other travelers coming to the area. We are glad to hear that you had a wonderful time on the beautiful Snake River. Wayne wants to personally thank you for your kindness and hopes to see you again in Jackson Hole!
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San Francisco Bay Area, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Fun ride, great people”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013

We did the “Small Boats Big Action” trip which was short but a lot of fun. The guides were excellent. Our group had Jim Stackhouse and Ryan and we were very impressed with their skills and knowledge. They knew how position the boat for the best fun but always seemed in complete control. My boat had Ryan, who not only guides but also teaches guides and swift water rescue: amazing. And he was a really nice guy to talk to.

Visited June 2013
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MADRIVERJACKSONHOLE, Manager at Mad River Boat Trips, responded to this review, August 15, 2013
Ryan and Jim appreciate you taking your time to share your experience with us and other travelers coming to Jackson Hole. We are happy to hear that you had such a great time with our guides and crew at Mad River. Everyone wants to thank you for your kind compliments and we can not wait to see you on the next journey to the area. Please take care and travel safely!
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