Hells Canyon Adventures' mission is to strengthen our position
as the outfitter of choice by providing a variety of services
that will exceed our customer’s expectations.
Canyon Adventures has been in business since 1973. It has always
operated as a small family business dedicated to
providing the public with access to Hells Canyon.
Canyon Adventures is a pioneering company that has been
running the south end of the scenic and wild Snake River daily
since 1981. This river section takes in all of the largest
rapids in Hells Canyon. Our company averages over 300 trips
per year in the scenic and wild section of the Snake River of
Canyon Adventures is the only jet boat company starting its
tours in the “heart” (south end and deepest part) of
Hells Canyon. The other companies are navigating to this
section, we live here.
Hells Canyon Adventures is located on the
Hells Canyon Scenic
Byway which is one of America's premier scenic routes.
Hells Canyon Adventures does NOT offer
“one size fits all” tours. We offer tours that will accommodate
grandma, the baby and everyone in between.
Hells Canyon Adventures offers fresh lunches (lunch
served on all day and overnight tour) prepared daily by our
kitchen staff. The Kitchen Crew takes pride in providing meals
that are delicious and nutritious.
Hells Canyon Adventures has an excellent
safety record. Our captains are well trained and have an
average of ten years of experience navigating the Snake River in
All tours are fully narrated covering
geological, historical, and Native American information. We try
to provide insight into the joys and hardships of daily living
in the rugged Hells Canyon and leave you with a sense of awe.