What’s your cancellation policy?
Ticket price to be paid in full when you make your reservation online or on site prior to boarding. We require any changes or cancellations to your Bandon Bay Jet Tour be made at least 24 hrs before your scheduled trip. If you have to cancel and give us more than 24 hrs. notice the reservation can be transferred to another time and day.
We operate from May to October, rain or shine! We will only cancel or reschedule your tour (even last minute) if we decide your safety could be compromised for ANY reason. If we decide to cancel any tour for any reason and we cannot get you rescheduled, we will gladly refund your full ticket price.
Do I tip the Captain? If so, how much?
Tips are greatly appreciated, but not expected. Our Captains are highly qualified and have a skill set that few possess. It is up to your discretion if or how much you tip. Tips are accepted by cash/card or we can charge your card on file.
What do I wear?
It’s Oregon! If you don’t like the weather, wait 5 minutes. Summer temps range from 45-70+ and can include rain, thunderstorms, wind and rainbows. Temperatures on the water can be 10-15 degrees colder when you factor in wind chill and there are no covers on the boats. but the boat is mostly covered and we also provide free – extra coats, just in case, but we also ask you to bring your own. There is some space on the boat to store away if not needed. Hats, jackets, sunglasses, and sunblock are encouraged.
Will I get wet?
Seldom – although depends generally on outside temperature. Plan accordingly and protect your valuables with waterproof materials – just in case.
Can I take photos during the tour?
The Captain offers numerous times where we idle down and are allowed to move about freely and photography is a big part of our program, so cameras of course encouraged.
What are your age requirements?
We allow all ages. Children of all ages are welcome and do well on our adventures. Comfortable, quality life jackets are provided and required. Wearing is mandatory. Oregon State Marine Board regulations Ages 12 and under are required to wear our provided Type 1 Life Jackets. If you have a baby, you are welcome to call for more info and suggestions for making your trip enjoyable.
If you or anyone in your group is pregnant, elderly, has back or neck problems, or any other health condition that may make a trip with us a health risk- we suggest you get an OK from your doctor first before booking with us.
Will my child or teenager enjoy the trip?
Our tours provide a fun and unique experience for the whole family!
How soon should I make a reservation?
All jet boat tours must be reserved in advance. We often have last minute openings but remember we have limited seats and all daily tours can be sold out. It’s best to reserve your adventure as far in advance as possible.
Can I bring my pet on the boat?
Special reservations for pets are required.
Do you have RV Parking?
Yes. Our check in location is at the Port of Bandon 390 1st St SW, Bandon, OR 97411.
Is there a place to lock up valuables?
We recommend you take your valuables with you in a waterproof bag or lock them in the trunk of your car. Leaving valuable items in your car at the Port of Bandon is done at your own risk- but very low risk of incident.
Where do I start my adventure?
Meeting location for our tours start at Port of Bandon 390 1st St SW, Bandon, OR 97411. – at the Port of Bandon Boat Lauch – You can’t miss us.
We focus on sharing and preserving our local Bandon Bay History. Our special Bandon Bay area possesses gorgeous natural scenery untouched by commercialism with very few users. Our tour groups include up to 6 people per boat for a personalized outing – While we certainly have a lot of River Fun we are more focused in the interpretive, environmental and educational aspects of this special area.
Show up intoxicated by any means for your tour and you forfeit your seat with no refund. This is a family friendly attraction. No smoking or vaping is permitted during the tour.
Booking & Information Call: 541-347-1901
Tour check in location:
Port of Bandon
390 1st St SW,
Bandon, OR 97411
PO Box 794
Gold Beach, OR 97444