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Hood River WaterPlay

100 East Port Marina Drive, Hood River, OR
+1 541-386-9463
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The guy my husband spoke to laughably called them the best outfitter on the river. We have a 12... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
New York City, New York
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Friendly but incompetent

Hood River WaterPlay is a wonderful demonstration of incompetence at its finest on the shores of... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
Hannah A
SeaTac, Washington
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  • Excellent51%
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  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible27%
14 Aug 2016
“Find another company”
30 Jul 2016
“Friendly but incompetent”
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100 East Port Marina Drive, Hood River, OR
+1 541-386-9463

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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The guy my husband spoke to laughably called them the best outfitter on the river. We have a 12 year old who windsurfed last summer and loved it. Unfortunately that wasn't his experience this time. We were told it would be a group of kids...More

1  Thank scarletb
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Hood River WaterPlay is a wonderful demonstration of incompetence at its finest on the shores of the beautiful Hood River. Negatives: 1. We waited 45 minutes to get our kayaks/boards/jet skis after getting there, despite it not being particularly busy. 2. Asked if they had...More

Thank Hannah A
Reviewed 5 May 2016

I disregarded the negative reviews I had read, and thought that they could not be right, and I was excited to arrive at Columbia River Gorge and go windsurfing. Very poor judgement on my part. This may be a suitable operation for beginner windsurfers with...More

Thank Alex474a
Reviewed 20 August 2015

we stayed in Hood Rover for a couple of days with our kids, and wanted to "feel" the water a little bit. The staff at Waterplay was very helpful and nice (especially Izabel) both on the phone and when we got there. They have a...More

2  Thank עמי מ
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We rented paddle boards from Hood River Water Play on 2 occasions, and it COULD be a good experience under the right conditions. Our first experience started out terribly when we encountered a very disgruntled and rude employee. We were so upset we almost left,...More

1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 25 June 2015

What a great afternoon playing on the Columbia. I was prepared to be freezing while taking the wind surfing lesson but I was pleasantly surprised how the wet suit kept me warm! Our instructor Jamie was patient and attentive; I highly recommend the full 3...More

1  Thank carcarzoom
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

They were very nice, charged for 2hr rental (told us to keep it till closing (3hr) and helped us with the best place to use the equipment with our 4yr old son. Will definitely use again!

2  Thank Megan L
Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

I had called and made a reservation to use their paddle boards and the gal I dealt with was very polite and helped me with everything. She told us we were to be back by 4:45 just before they closed! We enjoyed our time on...More

2  Thank best_2006
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Went with the good reviews I saw here, plus the great service I received via phone when I called around to arrange for some lessons for my wife and I. I had arranged for private water start lessons for me and beginner lessons for my...More

6  Thank Skier_doc
Reviewed 29 June 2014

I rented a HobyCat sailboat here last week. (I'm a fairly experienced sailor, mostly with single-hulled boats; this was my first time with a HobyCat.) The experience was terrible over all, and I'm amazed they've stayed in business so long. Starting with the most serious...More

5  Thank avidtraveler0055
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