The Snake River is a major river in the greater Pacific Northwest in the United States. It is the largest and longest tributary of the Columbia River, which is the largest North American river that empties into the Pacific Ocean
You will jet boat through the Wild River Section and the Natural Wilderness Preserve area. This tour takes you safely up stream in our comfortable, through all the big whitewater rapids, through the deepest most rugged part of Hells Canyon, all the way to the Dam and Visitor Center.
We can book your jet boat tour on the Snake River in conjunction with your lodging here at the Whitebird Summit lodge. We are located minutes from the entrance to Pittsburg Landing your docking post for your jet boat tour on the Snake River.
We offer a special package called Jet the Snake for $225.00 per person sharing a room
That includes one night lodging, breakfast and your jet boat tour out of Pittsburg Landing.
The 6 hour Wild River Tour you will see the best of Hells Canyon. You will jet boat through the Wild River Section and the Natural Wilderness Preserve area. This tour takes you safely up stream in our comfortable, not crowded Bentz Jet Boats – through all the big whitewater rapids, through the deepest most rugged part of Hells Canyon, all the way to the Dam and Visitor Center.
Stops include Kirkwood Historical Ranch Museum, Sheep Creek Cabin or Bernard Creek & McGaffee cabin and the Indian Petroglyph writings, with lunch at Dam Visitor Center. Wildlife sightings include Big Horn Sheep, Bear, Deer, Elk, Bald Eagles, Otters, Cougar. You will enjoy the exotic rock formations, and spectacular scenery in the Canyon. We usually stop at a sandy beach for wading or a swim in the 70′s degree water. This tour includes lunch, beverages, water and an unforgettable day of fun.
Guests will be riding in a custom 36 foot triple engine or our 28 foot twin engine. Most all seats are window seats in the 36 foot jet boat and all seats in the 28 foot jet boat are window seats. Tours will not be crowded.
The tours are provided from March through October. The Wild River Tour starts at 10:00 am and returns to the dock at 4:00 pm for the months of June through August. (Water is usually warm enough to swim)
Other tours are available on the Snake River. Ask Terri about them.
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