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Whitewater Rafting; Splashes & Smiles

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Whitewater Rafting; Splashes & Smiles

336 reviews
Paused through April 3rd. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 42 people
Includes
Food, Equipment
Hosted in
English
outdoor sports

Whitewater Rafting; Splashes & Smiles

outdoor sports

Whitewater Rafting; Splashes & Smiles

336 reviews
Paused through April 3rd. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 42 people
Includes
Food, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

The White Salmon River flows through a collapsed lava tube coming off Mt. Adams, a designated Wild and Scenic area - it's stunning. Expect to paddle several worthy class III and IV rapids. We'll meet at Northwestern Park just outside of White Salmon WA, across the river from from Hood River. It's an hour and a half from Portland in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. We'll be rafting the White Salmon River, an estuary of the Columbia. After introductions we'll outfit you with a wetsuit, wetsuit booties, helmet and personal floatation device. We'll then take a short van ride to the put in. After an informative river orientation talk we walk down a path to the river, the noise of the rapids ever growing as we descend! Three hours later we'll be back at our cars; Photos of the trip as well as merchandise will be for sale. You may choose to bring a picnic and relax in the park after our trip or check out downtown White Salmon and Hood River. I love this river and sharing the experience and I look forward to seeing you soon! ~Scott

Your host

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Scott

The Portland Rafting Company team is the best in the business. Our focus is on safety while you explore the lava tube on this world class river run! Team members hold all the appropriate certifications (CPR/First Aid, commercial licenses and swift water rescue). Our raft guides, photographers and bus drivers all have big personalities that make the experiences so much fun! The experience emphasizes river ecology and stewardship while you get splashed and marvel at the canyon. We are operating under a special use permit with the U.S. Forest Service.

What's included

Food
granola bars
Equipment
Wetsuit, PFD, helmet

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Where you'll be

There are natural springs we can drink from during the run.

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 42 guests ages 10 and up can attend. I am licensed and insured, guests will have to sign a release waiver. Affiliation: Portland Rafting Company LLC. is under permit with the U.S. Forest Service, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic…

More tips

Your experience may just be your group on a raft with your guide or some new friends may join! Sometimes up to 7 rafts may go depending on who joins that day. Everyone gets outfitted with a wetsuit, wetsuit booties, splash top if desired and a helmet. We go rain or shine, expect to get wet!

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Whitewater Rafting; Splashes & Smiles
336 reviews
$100/person
336 reviews
$100/person