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INCREDIBLE TRIP

I was Kurt & Heidi's first paying customer over 20 years ago. I have been on at least 15 trips... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
DGCCLC
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Houston, Texas
Disapppointing is an understatement

Last summer my family and I went on a 5 day trip down the Salmon River. The boats floated and the... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2018
KevinGui
,
San Diego, California
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Since 1982 we have outfitted river trips solely in Idaho. From our home and office on the canyon rim we are pleased to tailor a trip to your interests. Hells Canyon Raft offers 2-6 day professionally outfitted rafting and fishing trips. We challenge...more
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McCall, ID 83638
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

I was Kurt & Heidi's first paying customer over 20 years ago. I have been on at least 15 trips over the last 20 years. Most recently was the trip last year. On our last trip which had at least 15 people besides us, we...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Last summer my family and I went on a 5 day trip down the Salmon River. The boats floated and the food was decent. That is about the extent of what was good. I'm not sure where all the good reviews come from. On almost...More

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HCRHCR, Manager at Hells Canyon Raft, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

We are deeply disappointed in the content of this review. After investigating the particulars of your trip, we were surprised to learn that you felt your river trip fell short of your expectations. Our veteran guides could not believe that you had a bad experience,...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Had an amazing 3 day trip with Hells Canyon Raft down the Snake in August. The food was excellent and the staff was great. They made it so easy on us. Its as close to glamping as I've ever been. The rapids were exciting and...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

My daughter and I took the 5 day trip through hells canyon. From start to finish it was perfect. The guides totally make the trip. They were professional, experienced, knowledgeable, fun and interesting. I never once felt unsafe. The food was phenomenal. Tables and chairs...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

We — four life-long friends and partners — had a 3-day run with Hells Canyon Raft that was spectacular. Food was great, side trips to pictographs and old cabins wonderful and our guides awesome. Planning looked effortless though I'm sure a ton of work is...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We throughly enjoyed our 5 day rafting trip in Hell's Canyon with HCR. Our guides Sean and Barry were wonderful and handled every drudge and detail while we enjoyed the river and the adventure without a care or worry. The meals they prepared at the...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

We had the opportunity to raft the Snake River with Hell's Canyon Raft Company. We did the 6 day trip. This was a wonderful experience. We highly recommend the 6 day trip; the 3 day trip is too short to really appreciate the experience. This...More

Thank Stephanie L
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Having recently retired, my sister and I decided that a white-water rafting trip was on our bucket-list. Hells Canyon - North America’s deepest gorge, carved by the Snake river, held the promise of an experience of a lifetime for us. After much research and discussion...More

Thank Mark J
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We did the 4 day, 3 night Hells Canyon trip and it was perfect! Heidi and Kurt, the owners are very professional and the ongoing email and phone communication with Heidi before the trip was prompt, efficient and helpful. Everything was taken care of, the...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We are a group of 10 (two families) who vacation together every summer. The 6 kids range in ages of 8-15. This is one of the best trips/experiences ever. I highly recommend rafting with HCR. We made memories that'll last a lifetime! All of our...More

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wanderingwonders
16 October 2016|
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Response from HCRHCR | Property representative |
Thanks for contacting us and great questions! Our Snake River trips originate from Cambridge, about 1 hour drive from McCall. Salmon River trips from Lewiston. This is a whitewater trip, riding in rubber rafts and you will... More
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