Bert’s Guide Service



Bert’s Guide Service


Whitewater Rafting – Scenic floats

The crystal clear water of the McKenzie is lined by lush forests and are valued by many, and for lots of reasons. The Alpine water streams through a canyon of old growth forest of Douglas firs and Western Red cedar and is ideal for the beginner as well for the experienced.

Full Day Upper:

The Upper McKenzie will give you non-stop action on a stretch with fast whitewater. As part of a team you will assist your guide in paddling through breathtaking rapids to enjoy an exciting ride. A river side lunch will be provided.

Half Day Upper:

The shorter version of our full day upper trip only entails less distance but with the same non-stop action and fast whitewater with stunning rapids. Lunch is not included.

Full Day Lower:

For first time rafters and families this run will provide relaxing calm stretches with exciting Class II and III whitewater including the famous Martins Rapids. This is a great introduction to the pristine beauty of this river. The trip begins at Forest Glen Boat Landing in Blue River to travel 12 miles to Helfrich Boat landing. We stop for a riverside lunch at the McKenzie River Inn.

Half day Lower:

The shorter version of our full day lower trip only entails less distance with relaxing calm stretches and exciting Class II and III whitewater including the famous Martins Rapids. The trip begins at the Silver Creek Boat landing to travel 6 miles to Helfrich boat landing. Lunch is not included.

Meeting Time and Place:

To be announced and is subject to preference and water conditions.


Riverside campgrounds are available along the river in U.S. Forest Service campgrounds. Lodging is available at the McKenzie River Inn Bed & Breakfast and Cabins (541) 822 6260 (ask about our package deals).

Trip Fee:

        4-6 persons per raft: –1/2 day $59.00, full day $89.00 per person and incl. lunch
  (Bert’s Guide Service is located on the McKenzie river so we can keep our overhead low and cost to you).




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  • By Bert de Klerk
  • Phone: 541 822 6260
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