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Jim Thorpe River Adventures

One Adventure Lane, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
570-325-2570
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Ranked #4 of 4 Activities in Jim Thorpe
Type: Water sports
Most recent review
- Aug 9, 2014
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This was our group's first and last rafting trip to JT Rafts in the Poconos. We were celebrating my 29th birthday and were looking to have an enjoyable and stress free day. Instead, we were treated like 3rd graders being told stop every 20 minutes, paddle in single file and listen to endless instructions. Things didn't start smoothly as the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Jerry and his guides were professional, efficient and completely organized. They were relaxed and funny, but with safety first. They made this experience just wonderful. We'll be back!!

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Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

What a wonderful outing we had. The 12 of us ( 8 adults, 1 teen, 2 preteens and one 8 yr. old ) couldn't have had a better time. After donning our life jackets and photo op-ing, we gathered around our head guide AJ for safety instructions, gathered our bail buckets and headed to the bus. During our 20 minute... More

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7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We just did the intro to white water on June 14th we had wanted to do the Class 3 but the river wasn't up enough. I have no complaints as they fit us in on the schedule when we stopped on Friday after we knew the weather forecast. If you are expecting a tour guide in your raft there isn't... More

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Montgomery, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The folks here are truly organized. They offer great trips and know the river well. They provide great instruction and are safety conscious

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Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

First time "white water rafting" not sure what to expect (dam release weekend), but our guides were great and JT Rafting would be the group I would go with again. The other groups were bigger and more congested going down the river. Our guides were obviously more experienced at leading because the other groups seemed to have more rafts stuck... More

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Santa Barbara de Samana, Dominican Republic
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17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We went with a bus load of new friends from Brooklyn area and we got held up as we were leaving the city. Even though we were really late for our appointment, the staff were able to fit us in when we were scheduled to go out. They adapted quickly on the fly and did our safety briefing on the... More

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Brantford, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Went on their easy river rafting trip with my husband and son. They found it a little tame but it was perfect for me and lively family time. It was well organized and the guides were terrific. Thought the Lehigh River would be more scenic but it was clean.

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Middletown, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I just got back from a great weekend in Jim Thorpe and the highlight was rafting on the Lehigh with Jim Thorpe River Adventures! I have used other rafting companies on the river but this was by far the most enjoyable run for me yet! The guides were very friendly and attentive on and off the river. My boyfriend and... More

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New York City, New York
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Let me start out by saying that we have done class 3-4 rapids in Panama and a week long rafting trip through the Grand Canyon. Both of these trips were great fun, yet uniquely different. The Jim Thorpe River Adventure is yet another unique way to enjoy rafting. We chose a Saturday damn release experience and had a great time!... More

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