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Killgore Adventures Hells Canyon Jet Boat Trips & Fishing Trips

3252 Water Front Dr, White Bird, ID 83554-5015
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Our experience with Killgore Adventures was absolutely worth the time and effort it took to get to White Bird, Idaho!

We did the Hells Canyon jet boat trip. We got there the afternoon before the trip and stayed in... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2018
joebeets
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san francisco, ca
Amazing trip

Rather than drive ourselves over the mountain and through the woods we paid the extra and let... read more

Reviewed November 24, 2017
Scootnboot
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Mountain View, Arkansas
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We are Idaho's #1 outdoor adventure company. We provide scenic whitewater jet boat tours in Hells Canyon, guided fishing & hunting trips, & much more! When you go on a trip with Killgore Adventures, you are traveling with the locals. We are a family owned and operated business and our trips start right in the heart of Hells Canyon right where all the big whitewater begins. Captain Kurt Killgore has been driving jet boats for almost 18 years now, 15 of them commercially with 100% safety rate. Our main trip, the Wild River Tour, is six hours long where you go through the complete wild river section of the Snake River. The trip is 32 miles each way making four key stops and running all the whitewater rapids Hells Canyon has to offer. We go through Granite Creek and Wild Sheep Creek Rapids which are class 4/5 and numerous class 3 rapids along the tour which are exciting for everybody. Check out our video to learn more about the historical stops we make along the way, the lunches we provide our guests, the engines on our boats, and many other common questions our customers ask. We hope you will consider booking one of these exciting trips with us! #killgoreadventures
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3252 Water Front Dr, White Bird, ID 83554-5015
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

We did the Hells Canyon jet boat trip. We got there the afternoon before the trip and stayed in one of their motel rooms, which worked out great (no stress about getting there in time the next morning, plus we got to eat dinner at...More

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Reviewed November 24, 2017

Rather than drive ourselves over the mountain and through the woods we paid the extra and let Michael, captain's mate, drive us so my husband could sight see instead of driving. Wonderful drive. Made the boat trip special since we met a father and daughter...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

My dad and I took this trip yesterday and loved it! We saw elk, bighorn sheep, two bald eagles, and bears! The actual ride was a ton of fun on the swift rapids, lunch was filling, and the guide (along with his helper, Mike) were...More

Thank Lindsay L
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

Took the jet boat trip from Pittsburgh Landing up to the dam and back. I think it was about 6 hrs. A great way to see the sights and learn a little about Hell's Canyon, and add a bit of adventure to your life. This...More

Thank Will C
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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

I was skeptical and a bit nervous... but we had a great time! Our guides were very knowledgeable they knew the river and were a lot of fun!! And lunch was great! This is something we will do again!

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

Our day out with Kurt and Russell on their jet boat was just about perfect. A good balance between adventure and fun as you get a bit of local history , a scenic boat ride , a good box lunch, and on the return trip...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2017

Had a wonderful, exciting time on the jet boat ride. It was informative, fun, exciting! The guides were knowledgeable, friendly and made the trip worthwhile. They wanted to be certain everyone was having fun, but safe at the same time. Everything was taken care of...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

I was on a road trip with my 11-year-old daughter and my 70-year-old mom and found Killgore Adventures online. Our day on the river was definitely one we will all remember for the rest of our lives! What a treat! The boat ride itself was...More

Thank MidCityJen
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Reviewed August 24, 2017

Great day on the river. Kurt took us through the rapids which were fun but not scary. A lot more tame than rafting but still very enjoyable. The scenery was awesome. Saw a few animals before we reached the dam which was interesting. Would definitely...More

Thank Elizabeth E
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

The many glowing reviews previously posted are well deserved. Just wanted to add that the Killgore website accurately describes everything about the trip. Nice to see truth in advertising nowadays.

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Response from Aaron M | Reviewed this property |
Our trip wasn't too rough. The big boat handles things well. If you want to get wet the back of the boat gets sprayed. The water was high. The character of the rapids changes with high to medium to low water. Some rapids get... More
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Maura B
September 6, 2015|
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Response from FMcFS49 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the motel and took the shuttle from there. We were glad that we did as it was a pretty long drive and a very steep gravel road. I guess it depends on where you are going after the trip is over...I agree with... More
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