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Vermillion River Rafting

781 N 2249th Rd, Oglesby, IL 61348-9746
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Rude and disappointing

I had a reservation for Sat over Labor Day weekend and when we arrived there was No one around. I... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
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Rafting on the Vermillion

Had a great day for rafting. The staff was professional. The river is very leisurely with just... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
jshive
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24 Jun 2017
“Rafting on the Vermillion”
2 Sep 2017
“Rude and disappointing ”
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781 N 2249th Rd, Oglesby, IL 61348-9746
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Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

I had a reservation for Sat over Labor Day weekend and when we arrived there was No one around. I knocked on the door and was rudely told the rafting was closed. I did not get a phone call or any notice. When I asked...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Had a great day for rafting. The staff was professional. The river is very leisurely with just one real spot of challenging rapids. The trip took about 3 hours and they now have an easier unloading spot compared to the old hills. Fine for older...More

Thank jshive
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

Most of the trip was fun. Needed better safety instruction for maneuvering through wildcat. The raft ahead of us got pinned sideways against the rock, we didn't allow enough time for them to clear it and we flipped, definitely didn't enjoy experiencing the sensation of...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

-Cash or CHECK only (there's not ATM on site and the nearest one was a 10-15 min drive away) -$30 a person -biggest raft fits 5 people -wear closed water shoes because your feet WILL get wet -you can take a book bag but that...More

Thank itzlasiwal G
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Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

It was very fun. The instruction was very clear easy in easy out some areas were quite treacherous. Some areas very calm. I would suggest to bring water bottles sunscreen that are disposable. Nothing that you do not want to get wet. It's a 9...More

Thank tammycrowley
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Reviewed August 5, 2015

I wanted to do something out of the ordinary with my kids (12&15) I found information on Vermillion water rafting, as we have never done this before. It was so much fun, the total excursion was about 4 hours, we did however stop at a...More

Thank b_YOU_tiful
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Reviewed July 30, 2015

We didn’t have a good experience. If you’re a beginner – no experience at all - and the river is swollen from heavy rains in the days, weeks, leading up to your visit, and once you’re there, you hear people talking about how quick a...More

5  Thank Sharon S
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Reviewed December 21, 2014

This was a Boy Scout outting. We had just seen some pretty good rain, so the river was running pretty fast. Probably cut 1/2 an hour off our trip. Had one drop where a couple of our rafts tipped over and we had to fish...More

2  Thank Dana O
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Reviewed July 13, 2014

This was a fun activity for our family reunion group. The company provided life vests, helmets and good instructional info. There are several fun spots along the trip where there were rapids and we got a little wet....a good thing since we wanted some excitement....More

2  Thank bobbR8991LM
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Reviewed July 5, 2014

I've done rafting all around the country--I can't in good faith call this "whitewater" rafting or state that this is a Class III river. There are a few really nice (and short) drops along the way that gave some excitement to the trip, but this...More

3  Thank worldmusician
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