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Hells Canyon Adventures

4200 Hells Canyon Dam Road, Oxbow, OR 97840
+1 800-422-3568
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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!
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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4200 Hells Canyon Dam Road, Oxbow, OR 97840
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Reviewed 6 days ago

In a jet boat you are able to see the river and canyon, and run some fierce rapids, and do it all in a day. Unlike raft trips which can take multiple days, and give you the one-way view of the river, the jet boats...More

Thank Soccer2Mom
jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the great review! We appreciate the details you included. We agree traveling down river and then back up river is thrilling! We hope we can spend more time with you in Hells Canyon in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The scariest part of this trip was signing the indemnity waiver. The next scariest was the pre-trip safety briefing. After that, the rest was thrilling, enjoyable and awesome. I was surprised at how small the rubber raft was butI appreciated all fit in and it...More

Thank Sheila W
jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This is one of the best reviews we have received. I love how you mentioned our release form, safety talk, and all the detailed things you appreciated throughout the day. YES, safety is our #1 concern! We believe the little details are just as important...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Mark & Deck Hand Tony were so helpful & fun! We will always remember the stories they told, the majestic views we enjoyed, the great eats, & the excitement of the Class 1-4 Rapids, very cooling on 100+ degree days! Our photos of the...More

Thank Susan T
jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! I appreciate all the details you included! I hope we can spend more time with you in Hells Canyon in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not have asked for anything better!!!! Went on June 28th, 2017. Dusty, our tour guide and driver was the best!! He made the trip fun and had so much knowledge of the area which made it even more interesting. You are served lunch at...More

Thank 970fran
jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! Lunch at Sheep Creek is always one of my favorite moments in the day! We appreciate your business. We would love to spend more time with you in Hells Canyon in the future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We knew we were going over at least one category 4 ranked rapid, we knew we would be safe while enjoying the spectacular views and hearing about the areas history, geology and wildlife. What we didn't expect was to see a bear in a tree...More

Thank JudyAnnL
jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for writing a review! I appreciate all the details you included. I love when unexpected things occur while on the river and create a whole new level of excitement! Watching the bears eat berries is exciting no matter how many times one might...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Summer white water rafting is an annual tradition for our family. This year was a unique experience in that we got to raft most of the day, then ride a jet boat back over the rafts to where we had put in that morning. Our...More

Thank Sherrie P
jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! I appreciate all the details you included! I am so glad to hear our one day rafting with jet boat return was a perfect experience for you! Seeing wildlife while floating through the deepest gorge in North America is always...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

What an absolute amazing company! We did the two day trip with Dillon and could not have asked for a better guide. This company takes much pride in their work and staff who are top notch. This weekend definitely defines the phrase "We survived Hells...More

Thank VMW000
jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you for writing a review! We appreciate your feedback!

Reviewed 12 June 2017

A group of us were ATV riding and camping in the area and decided to take a day off and check out the jet boat ride through Hells Canyon. We stopped at their offices and they were able to get most of us on the...More

Thank Jan K
jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for writing a review! We appreciate your feedback. Thank you for spending time with us in Hells Canyon. We look forward to seeing you again in the future!

Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Loved this trip. Suggestion: if you have a waterproof camera bring it. There is some spray from the boat that might hit you. It was not frequent, though so you can do without as I did, but I was careful to keep my camera protected...More

Thank rjmartintx
jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Thank you for your review! We really appreciate all the details you included. I love when you get to see all different wildlife in Hells Canyon in one trip! Being mooned was definitely not on the itinerary, glad you were able to laugh about it!...More

Reviewed 28 September 2016

A fantastic adventure! It isn't easy or quick to get up to the Hells Canyon Dam, there aren't many signs to follow. But well worth it. Dusty, our captain was wonderful--knowledgable, friendly, capable, willing to stop for interesting things-- like a kayaker coming through one...More

Thank rdgtchr
jethellscanyon, Manager at Hells Canyon Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Thank you for your review! We really appreciate you including details! Yes, driving to Hells Canyon is an adventure, getting a jet boat trip into Hells Canyon just adds to the adventure! Glad to hear your trip included wildlife sights, that is always a bonus...More

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