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Zoar Outdoor/Deerfield Valley Canopy Tours

Address: 7 Main Street, Charlemont, MA 01339
Phone Number: 800-532-7483
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Ranked #3 of 10 Attractions in Charlemont
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Sports Complexes, Sightseeing Tours
Activities: White-water rafting, Kayaking
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Owner description: Since 1989, Zoar Outdoor has offered the best in New England white water rafting trips, zip line canopy tours, kayaking clinics, canoeing instruction, rock climbing classes and bike rentals for adventurers of all abilities, from beginners to experts. Based out of our convenient location in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts, Zoar Outdoor river trips, canopy tours and instructional clinics are only 2 hours from Boston and New Haven and just 3 hours from Providence and New York City.
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Natick, Massachusetts
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My kids and I went zip lining this past Sunday, what a BLAST! My daughter was given the zip lining as a birthday present and her brother and I were included in the gift! I am older (ha-ha) and afraid of heights BUT Zoar was fantastic! Safety is HUGE and you are always secured so there is absolutely NO CHANCE... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My husband and I just returned from a canopy tour with Zoar in Charelmont, MA. Our guides were fantastic....fun, but at the same time, always had our safety in mind. We had a perfect day and can't wait to bring our kids!

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Frazer
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This was indeed a ton of fun for all the reasons everyone has expressed. But here is my story. The zipline experience takes about three hours. My wife was actually the catalyst for me doing this even though it meant she'd spend the time in the car - mobility issues. There are ten or so ziplines, two narrow wobbly bridges,... More

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providence
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I have been on several zip lining courses. This one is an excellent operation and course. Miles and Wayne were excellent guides. They were patient and kind and always made sure to follow proper safety procedures. The course provided plenty of thrills without being overwhelming. I might be a little challenging for timid younger children. However, overall, it think it... More

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Went up to Mass. for a girls weekend with my friend and our daughters. We had an absolute blast. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. We did the dry way and it was anything but.... We had Kurt and our daughters has Emma. They were both really great. Looked as though all the guides gave their passengers a good time. We... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We went to Zoar last weekend and we had an awesome experience. This was my first time white water rafting. The staff is super nice Curt was our tour guide, he really made us feel safe and comfortable. The first mile all I was thinking was my raft going to flip. Curt did a very good job explaining who was... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I bought my wife a white water rafting trip for her birthday. I read the reviews on TripAdvisor and chose Zoar...and I am so happy I did. We were greeted right when we drive up and given clear instructions. They went through the training and off to the buses we went. Brian was our guide and he was awesome. This... More

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Rochester, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was a really fun anniversary adventure. Initially I was terrified but our guides Wayne and Sean made the whole experience so much fun. They were patient with me and explained things repeatedly so that I understood exactly what to expect. They gave a lot of positive feedback which allowed me to relax and just have fun!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Took my family (kids 8-16) on a white water rafting trip. The Zoar Gap trip was a lot of fun. Not much "white water" but it was perfect for the younger kids. Staff and our guide Austin were terrific. Would definitely recommend Zoar for a fun family day.

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Wow! My husband and I went ziplining in August 2014. We were excited to try a new adventure -- though I was extremely anxious due to heights. The staff were inspiring, supportive and kept us safe. I cannot thank them enough for an AMAZING challenge and success! We loved it!!

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