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“We enjoyed the river float.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mad River Boat Trips

Mad River Boat Trips
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US$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.
Roswell, Ga.
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15 reviews
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“We enjoyed the river float.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2011

The people at Mad River Boat Trips do a good job. Our guide was friendly, knowledgeable, and profiecient.

Visited August 2011
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MadRiverBoatTrips, Manager at Mad River Boat Trips, responded to this review, 20 February 2012
Hello! Thank you for the review of our company in Jackson Hole. Taking a big trip all the way from gorgeous Georgia to the wonderful area of Jackson has to be a fun filled action packed trip whether you’re traveling by car, plane, train, or RV! Everyone here at Mad River wants to thank you for rafting with us!
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Greene, New York
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“Great FUN!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2011

We took the 13 mile scenic river float with our guide, 'Fitz' who was wonderful! He was very knowledgable of the river, the area, and wildlife. He was engaging throughout the whole trip and he really made the raft experience wonderful. We had a great float down the Snake River and when I come back I'll be sure to use Mad River Boat Trips!

Visited August 2011
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MadRiverBoatTrips, Manager at Mad River Boat Trips, responded to this review, 20 February 2012
We appreciate you taking the time to review Mad River Boat Trips! Everyone here loves reading the comments of guests that have such an enjoyable time floating down the Snake River experiencing all the wildlife that anyone could imagine. There are always chances to see Bald Eagles, Osprey, Moose and many other types of animals especially on a 13 mile trip. We are so thankful you had such a memorable experience and we cannot wait to see you the next time you’re in Jackson Hole!
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Albany, New York
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“Mad River Boat Trips put a smile on my face!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2011

OK I was terrified at the thought of whitewater rafting down the snake river, but the family really wanted to. So off we went. The whole experience from check in until we pulled the boat out of the river was professional yet friendly. After we registered we got on a bus for a 25 min ride to our raft destination. We met our boat guide who was
fantastic. He knew what he was doing and this put me at ease immediately. Once we launched and started doing some of the rapids I found myself thinking about when I could come back and do it again! T

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MadRiverBoatTrips, Manager at Mad River Boat Trips, responded to this review, 20 February 2012
On behalf of the entire staff at our company I am relieved that your nerves were put at ease immediately by our guide. Our guides will be happy to hear that they have exceeded your expectations and we will be sure to pass it along. We hope you have the opportunity to come back from New York at some point and launch again! Take care and thank you.
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Bismarck, North Dakota
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“Perfect way to spend an afternoon”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2011

Chose the combination scenic and white water rafting package. WELL worth it. Husband relaxed enough during the scenic tour that he was able to get in the spirit of the white water (which was my preference). On both trips, the staff were wonderful - friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and great fun. Had an absolute blast. Will definitely do it again. Would recommend to friends, even those with kids.

Visited August 2011
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MadRiverBoatTrips, Manager at Mad River Boat Trips, responded to this review, 20 February 2012
"On both trips, the staff was wonderful - friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and great fun.” That is exactly what we aim for when providing a river trip, whether it’s a scenic or whitewater. A nice scenic float where the possibilities of viewing wildlife are endless and then switching over to an action packed white water is definitely a great way in seeing both sides of the Snake River! We look forward to the seeing you both again in the future!
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“Worth the price”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2011

This was my second time white water rafting with my family, kids 10, 11, 13. Wemhit some class 3 rapids and all loved it. Our guide Jim Stackhouse was very professional and likable.

We took the dinner trip and halfway through our 8 mile trip we stopped to eat. The food was fantastic, we had steak, corn on the cob, pasta salad, Texas toast and peach cobbler. Everything was delicious. My wife had the trout, which she loved.

We all got wet on this trip with some of the rapids, but were prepared with the wet suits we rented(it was 60 degrees and raining lightly at the start).

There are other companies in the area but this was the one we chose and could not be happier. The kids loved it as did my wife. A very enjoyable experience.

For the 5 of us on the dinner trip it was 330 with an additional 25 for the wet suits, which we needed due to the weather. Money well spent.

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MadRiverBoatTrips, Manager at Mad River Boat Trips, responded to this review, 20 February 2012
We are so happy to hear that the entire family had a “very enjoyable experience.” It is always refreshing when our guides know that they have helped with a wonderful Jackson Hole experience down the Snake River. Thank you for your compliments in regards to the food that was prepared for your 8 mile trip. We hope to see the whole family again on the next visit to the beautiful area!
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