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Address: 177 West Main Street, Ansted, WV 25812
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Great way to see river and bridge

This provided the best pictures we got of the new river bridge. Good value as it includes ride on tram to reach docking area. Cushioned seats were welcomed as better than other... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The ride down the mountain I think was as good if not better than the actual boat ride. I don't think it was quite worth the $25 per person charge. It was cool seeing the bridge from the river but we were gone less than 30 minutes. Captain Rick was nice enough but I prob wouldn't do this again.

Thank Marcia D
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51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This provided the best pictures we got of the new river bridge. Good value as it includes ride on tram to reach docking area. Cushioned seats were welcomed as better than other jet boat rides we have taken. Rick made sure that both sides of boat had ample opportunity to see the sights and Sue who collected our tickets was... More 

Thank travelinquilter
Portsmouth, Ohio
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216 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the tram ride down to the river and the jet boat ride as well. The cost to do both was $25 per person- (A little on the steep side). We didn't make any kind of reservations, just showed up on a Saturday at 4:30 and was scheduled on a tour for 5:20, so not too... More 

Thank RosemountChick
Clarksburg, West Virginia
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50 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Make sure to call ahead to check that days' scheduled departures. There was a small group of kids with their parents that got there just before 11am (when the ticket booth opened) and had apparently pre-arranged their tickets and jet-boat tour. Since they occupied the first jet-boat departure of the day (as well as the first four gondolas), the next... More 

2 Thank dmwnc1959
Charleston, West Virginia
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

I really enjoyed the jet boat ride to see the bridge. I probably should have waited for the leaves to change but none the less I thoroughly enjoyed the trip.

Thank tom h
Elkview, West Virginia
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164 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Enjoyed an entertaining ride to the New River Bridge and back. Lots of interesting stories. Prepare to get sprayed a bit with mist from the river.

2 Thank Lqchar
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52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Other than the great view from the view deck of this state park, the boat ride was the highlight of our stay there. We rode the tram down from the park and had a safety meeting with a lady down near the dock. Captain Rick gave us a great ride and was very comedic. We rode the boat under the... More 

1 Thank TheChief_Theboss
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28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

This is a must do if you go with family (esp. with young kids). Slightly overpriced ..but really GREAT !

Thank P H
Brevard, North Carolina
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51 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014

If you're not into kayaking or rafting, this is the way to spend some time ON the water. A tram (albeit a short one) takes you down to the river below. This is not a long pointed speedboat, but rather a rectangular shaped boat filled with seats, low enough to the water where you can reach the river from your... More 

Thank Steve R
Wainfleet, Canada
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72 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2014

We stopped at Hawk's Nest Park to take the aerial tram to the gorge and saw that there was also a jet boat tour, so decide to take it. The jet boat is covered and one doesn't get wet in it, but it's a fun ride to see the gorge from a different perspective. The boat captain, Pete, is a... More 

1 Thank Willie3181

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