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Snake Dancer Excursions

#1 of 11 things to do in Clarkston Features Animals
1550 Port Dr Ste B, Clarkston, WA 99403-1853
+1 800-234-1941
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5 and 1/2 hour jet boat ride on snake river

Very enjoyable ride. Captain was knowledgeable and shared many interesting facts about the river... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Shanthi T
Great Jet Boat Tour

Took the 5 1/2 hour jet boat tour on the Snake River. Eric was a great guide, boat captain... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Hells Canyon Jet Boat Tours on The Snake River provided by Snake Dancer Excursions. Full or Half Day trips available. Discount Kids Rates Snake Dancer Excursions has been family owned and operated since 1970. We are the only tour operator that takes you the furthest from Hells Canyon Resort and Marina all the way to Hells Canyon Dam. You can choose Full or Half Day Scenic Tours, or Fishing Charters for Bass, Trout, Sturgeon and Steelhead.Snake Dancer is famous for our homemade buffet style lunch and cookies, smaller tour boats for a more personalized tour.We are proud to take friends, family and visitors from all over the world into Hells Canyon "The Deepest River Gorge In North America"."Treating You Special is Our Speciality"Snake Dancer Excurions
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1550 Port Dr Ste B, Clarkston, WA 99403-1853
+1 800-234-1941
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very enjoyable ride. Captain was knowledgeable and shared many interesting facts about the river, the gorge, etc. Stopped for lunch at a beautiful public spot - also stopped at a beach for a short time. Great way to see the snake river if you do...More

Thank Shanthi T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took the 5 1/2 hour jet boat tour on the Snake River. Eric was a great guide, boat captain & host! The boat was comfortable & had a cover so no worries about sunburn. We cruised through the rapids (nothing over a 3) & only...More

Thank worldrunner
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Did an awesome job with the help of his daughter. Enjoyed playing on the beach. He was well informed of the history. Seen deer Ram bald eagle, he even turned the boat around so we could get better pictures.

Thank Darkkyss
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a great day with Eric and 18 new friends! This 120 mile round trip was fun, informative, and exciting! Saw big horned sheep, mountain goats, wild turkeys, eagles, lots of deer, and a pelican at the Clarkston marina. Heard about it from a friend,...More

Thank rcwake
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun day on the snake river with 100 deg day ! Gabe and Hunter were great! it was interesting learning the history of the river, the lunch was great also. Running the rapids was a blast, Gabe made sure we stayed cool with splashing us...More

Thank Lucy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

In 100+ degree heat this was the perfect activity we could've chosen. 2 members of the group were up for any action this tour would provide, the other 2 of us were a bit apprehensive to be out on a river. Snake Dancer tour guide,...More

Thank KimRich81
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent a day on the river with the guys from Snake Dancer Excursions. I made my four upper management employees take of the day for a surprise fun day for a job well done. I definitely made the right decision as they all loved...More

Thank Jerry J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very relaxed fun day of experiencing Hell' s Canyon. It was very hot... near 100 so any splashing was welcomed. The rapids were fun and our driver was very experienced and knowledgeable. He was very flexible and stopped for me to take photos of eagles...More

Thank Maggiesmom21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had heard about this tour from Trip Advisor and so we came all the way from Calgary Canada to do this and it exceeded our wildest dreams! We did the 11 hour full day tour and that is the way to...More

Thank Shaun H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was disappointed, though, because I thought we would be in a 7900 foot deep gorge. On the 60 mile ride, the gorge is never deeper than ~2500 feet.

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23 January 2017|
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Response from TravelerForFun1999 | Property representative |
Great question as this is asked all the time. Canyon tours are enjoyed by all ages up to 100 years old on our boats. It can depend on the length of tour that you take and what size boat you will be on. If you are going as... More
11 August 2015|
Response from TravelerForFun1999 | Property representative |
Snake Dancer Excursions is only Licensed for and runs tours from Clarkston, WA - Lewiston ID up to Hells Canyon Dam on the Snake River. But there are cruise ships that Start on the Columbia and port in Clarkston. The... More