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End of Summer Big Eddy Trip

We planned our son's 15th birthday party in mid-September as a Big Eddy raft trip. The six kids... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
225jeffreyo
Lots of Fun, What a Thrill

We had an extremely wonderful time with Sun County Tours rafting the Big Eddy with our guide, Getz... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Shirley2223
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Portland, OR
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Celebrating our 40th Anniversary! Sun Country Tours began running the Big Eddy section of the Upper Deschutes River just outside of Bend and Sunriver in 1978, and the Big Eddy Thriller continues to be an iconic Central Oregon experience that our...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We planned our son's 15th birthday party in mid-September as a Big Eddy raft trip. The six kids had a boat to themselves (plus the guide) and had a great time! A very well run trip from start to finish. The group then walked over...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had an extremely wonderful time with Sun County Tours rafting the Big Eddy with our guide, Getz. We got soaked, had many thrills and a truly terrific experience. Highly recommend for a lifetime memory. We had never been rafting before; Getz kept us safe...More

Thank Shirley2223
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my first time on a rafting tour and it was INCREDIBLE! Everyone, from the person at the counter, to the bus driver, to the guides were super nice and helpful, making our whole experience a blast! Clint, our guide, explained everything really good...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have never been white water rafting, and the Big Eddy was what was suggested. It was about an hour of active rafting, which for our first time and skill level was just enough. Our guide was very friendly and informative, and...More

Thank EB K
meeshmercer, Manager at Sun Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for rafting with us, E B K! Hope to see you again next year :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Big Eddy raft trip from Sunriver. Not a long trip and the water was cold (be sure to ask for some warm gear from the office before you leave and they happily lend you pants/jacket at no cost). The trip was better...More

Thank travelbug2004
meeshmercer, Manager at Sun Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you had fun, travelbug2004! Thank you for your review :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a little nervous about our trip down the Deschutes but our guide was awesome! Six was very informative & made the whole experience a blast! Sun Country tours is the way to go! The picked us up right in Sunriver & dropped us...More

Thank Carla R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time with our awesome crew on our raft! We rocked down the river with our guide Jackie! Had a great time with my husband Doug,and great people we met Nate and Ashley from San Francisco! I am 62 and lovin the adventures!

Thank nancygroenig
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would reccommend this to anyone travelling through Bend, it was an amazing experience and the staff were very helpful in talking about the river itself and negotiating the rapids!

Thank Tom G
Michelle M, Manager at Sun Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for rafting with us, Tom!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of 6, ranging in age from 7-72 had a fantastic time riding the Big Eddy! Joining us was a father with 2 young sons (same ages as our grandsons). Guide "Six" was informative & funny, and he kept the parents focused even while...More

Thank kathleenm1447
Michelle M, Manager at Sun Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for rafting with us, kathleenm1447! Yes, you WILL get wet on the Big Eddy Thriller :) We'll let Six know you appreciated his guiding, and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Big Eddy raft trip - group of 6. It was great. Very well run and guides were excellent. Only criticism is the group we were with was very large so some of the logistics (getting there and back on the bus and...More

Thank Stefanie C
Michelle M, Manager at Sun Country Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for rafting with us, Stefanie! We hope to see you again :)

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julieshaner
19 July 2016|
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All of our trips are appropriate for kids 6 and older, and for smaller children who aren't comfortable paddling, there is the option of sitting at the very front of the raft for maximum splashes, or further back inside the... More
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mothertime
10 April 2015|
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Response from meeshmercer | Property representative |
Hi mothertime, thank you so much for your interest in rafting with us during your visit. We offer four white water rafting trips, ranging from part-day trips to all day trips. Some of the considerations are where you are... More
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