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Captain Drake's Family Aerial Adventures

3S4 Illinois Valley Airport, 424 Airport Drive, Cave Junction, OR 97523
+1 541-415-0600
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We traveled to the Illinois Valley airport where Captain Drake's Family Aerial Adventures is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ktbruton1961
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Roseburg, Oregon
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Great views, fabulous lodge and wonderful people! This is the best place to stay in the Illinois... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JosephineOphiolite
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Los Angeles, California
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Captain Drake's flight lodge is a beautiful place to stay whether you are staying a night or for several weeks while engaged in your flight training. We are an adventure vacation destination flight school providing instruction for sport pilots and ultralight airmen. We also offer rooms for $60/ night to non-flying folks who just want to stay in a unique and special spot. We're not exactly a hotel and we're not quite a bed and breakfast (you wouldn't want me to cook for you) but we do have a great kitchen and you are welcome to use it!
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3S4 Illinois Valley Airport, 424 Airport Drive, Cave Junction, OR 97523
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+1 541-415-0600
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled to the Illinois Valley airport where Captain Drake's Family Aerial Adventures is located, we camped at the airport where the facilities were great. Captain Drake had a fun and fulfilling Friday bbq of dogs and burgers, a loaner car that was the best...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great views, fabulous lodge and wonderful people! This is the best place to stay in the Illinois Valley! And if you are a pilot or want to learn how to fly, this is the place👍🏽

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

I contacted Wolf at Captain Drakes Family Aerial Adventures about a year ago when looking for a sport pilot CFI to train me in my own plane. He was very helpful and set me off in the right direction about the FAA application process. Ultimately,...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

I've stayed at Captain Drake's several times over the last few years, and I'm never disappointed! The home itself is unique, the view from the porch is the most beautiful in the valley, and it always feel like home. Dhonne and Wolf are kind, funny,...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I purchased a restored Ercoupe and began an Internet search to find an instructor familiar with the type. My spouse and I live in Missouri, but I ran across Captain Drake's Family Aerial Adventures during my search and kept returning after doing an extensive search....More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Whether you're a student in his flight school or looking for a couple day fly away destination, Wolf and Captain Drake's Family aerial adventures is a great choice. A wonderful airport less than an hr from the Scenic Oregon coast with a welcoming town with...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

A beautiful lodge in a picturesque setting with a tranquil view that goes on for miles! So peaceful and relaxing. Very cozy, clean and comfortable. And happy hosts to make you feel right at home.

1  Thank Ann F
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This place offers introductory flight for a very reasonable price. Wolf has two planes you can choose to take a ride. They also have a lodge that has a great view of the valley. Their Air BnB house sits on top of the hill and...More

1  Thank adrian y
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Reviewed 22 January 2016

The home/lodge is outstanding, Wolf and Don are very accommodating and friendly. The decorations for Christmas were a delight. Overall our stay was great!

Thank MB R
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Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Best place to stay in Cave Junction. Highly recommended. Must see to believe. Great people and very clean and organized house.

Thank Susette B
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