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Pocono Whitewater

1519 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
570-325-3655
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Ranked #3 of 4 Activities in Jim Thorpe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Pocono Whitewater 1519 State Route 903 Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 1-800-WHITEWATER (1-800-944-8392) Phone:570-325-3655 Fax: 570-325-4097... more » Owner description: Pocono Whitewater 1519 State Route 903 Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 1-800-WHITEWATER (1-800-944-8392) Phone:570-325-3655 Fax: 570-325-4097 info@PoconoWhitewater.com « less
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Hillsborough, New Jersey, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It was our first time but enjoyed at the Pocono Whitewater. The staff was nice and friendly. Be prepared for some adventure ! They serve food at picnic area. you can bring your own food if you want. We enjoyed like anything. We went there first time but we will definitely coming back next year. It was beautiful summer day.... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I and another couple signed up for the big day out, it consisted of 25 miles of biking, hiking up the moutain for about an hour and white water rafting for about 3 hours.. we drove up from MD so it was about 4 hr drive so we drove up fri night stayed at hotel because our... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I was very excited for this adventure. I have to say, the preparation and check in went very smoothly. In our personal group there were five of us. Overall, there were 50 people that participated in our event. Once the buses took us down to the river for boarding, we realized how crowded it really was. For over 50 people,... More

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ny
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very organized and tons of fun! I took my 15 yr old daughter and 3 friends and we all had a blast. It was like being back in camp. The guides are tons of fun and encourage cheering and water fights between the boats. It was a bit pricey, but considering it was a very full day with lunch included... More

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Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It was an awesome life time experience i had at the Pocono Whitewater, though was the first time, i know i m ready to try the next level. Best for families, frens outings.

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Haddonfield, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Let me start off by saying everybody had a good time on our trip. I was traveling with my two nieces ages 10 and 14. One had been white water rafting just one other time, and for the other it was her first time. I had been white water rafting several times in places like Montana, Wyoming, and Alaska, So... More

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Stafford Twp
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This was at least my 6th time rafting in my adult life. We couldn't have picked a better day to go, despite the rain and overcast. It was a dam release day, plus the water was running high due to recent rains. We filled a raft with 6 people, ages 11 through 50. If you like adventure and thrills, this... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

So everything was pretty straightforward for Dam release gorge checkin, only a little irritated with the wait time from ticket time 1115 to actual raft time 1230, if I had known I wouldve gotten something to eat before we left! Raft guides were awesome!!!! I say that with exception of Jason who seemed like we were all in his way... More

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Morris Plains, New Jersey, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

There were four of us. Initially we thought there will be a professional guide for each raft to guide us. But no, there were just 4 guides for the whole pack. There were so many hurdles at the beginning. 2 of us fell down on a rapid. Our raft got stuck between the rocks. Thanks to the guides, they were... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I did the Dam Release on the Lower Gorge. It was so much fun. 12 miles almost 5 hours on the water. Myself and my group had no experience and it didn't matter. We had 3 guides out on the water with us and they did a great job directing us. We were fortunate because it had been raining the... More

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