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Address: 101 W Adventure Trail Road, Nesquehoning, PA 18240
Phone Number: +1 570-669-9127
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Whitewater Rafting Adventures is the premier rafting and adventure...

Whitewater Rafting Adventures is the premier rafting and adventure outfitter in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains. Located just a short drive from the historic town of Jim Thorpe, Whitewater Rafting Adventures has been offering outdoor adventures for over 30 years. We are family owned and operated, love what we do and believe that it shows. Whether you are looking to raft class II and III rapids on the Lehigh River, take a Zipline ride, have an adrenaline pumping paintball shootout or enjoy a bike ride along the Lehigh Gorge Trail, Whitewater Rafting Adventures will provide you with a memorable outdoor experience in addition to the personal service that you deserve. Our friendly staff and knowledgeable guides are driven to provide you with the safest and most action packed adventure possible. Our focus is, and always will be, on making sure that you have a fun, safe and memorable day. You are important to us and we want you to feel that way. Come whitewater rafting and experience the WRA difference. Fresh air, good friends and a great time, you'll be glad you did.

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Be sure to read from the site & get all essentials required for the trip - like sunscreen, hats, water shoes,etc, ... We had gone with a large group (about 10/12 adults & 5-6... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Yogesh J
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Be sure to read from the site & get all essentials required for the trip - like sunscreen, hats, water shoes,etc, ... We had gone with a large group (about 10/12 adults & 5-6 children), split up in smaller groups for rafting - We took a basic "EZ Whitewater" since we had children & we all were first timers,but that... More 

Thank Yogesh J
Reisterstown, Maryland
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

This was the worst place that I've ever went white water rafting, and very unsafe. There were boulders everywhere as well as no guide on the boat. I've been on class 3 to 5, and never ever did I ever have the worst experience anywhere, but this place. Way too over crowded, and not enough space in the water without... More 

SteveWRA, Manager at Whitewater Rafting Adventures, responded to this review

Sorry you felt unsafe during your visit this past season. We rarely guide our customers from their rafts so I hope that was not your expectation before you came. If it was I can understand some of your frustration. I'd like to post some information for anyone reading this review that is concerned about safety or our operation procedures that... More 

New York City, New York
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

We had a wonderful time whitewater rafting on 10/10/15. The guides were knowledgeable and made it a fun adventure. We got wet but we knew that would happen prior to booking this adventure. Upon our arrival back at camp they treated us to a hotdog buffet lunch, which was very nice. Highly recommend this small company over some of the... More 

Thank PGAgolfpro94
Glassboro, New Jersey
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146 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

This was our first time whitewater rafting. We timed our visit with a water release event from the local dam on a Saturday in September. Four adults and one kid in one raft. This company has every detail worked out, from footwear to rent or buy if needed, to a deli onsite that allows you to purchase food that goes... More 

Thank JoeFlacco_NJ
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Perfect for first timers whitewater rafting! First, and foremost, I have to compliment the amazing staff!! It was a busy holiday weekend, last day of damn release, and a lot of visitors (some just rudely inattentive) with whom all the staff were sincere, patient, and considerate with! It was a very large group on the Lehigh River, and though there... More 

Thank Lisa R
Mineola, New York
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85 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

We went here as a group of 11 people ranging from 18-32 years of age. The group was split fairly evenly between 2 rafts. At first, we thought we were ahead of the learning curve but we were sorely mistaken. The Lehigh river is a beginner's river but we went in the day of the dam opening, so you can... More 

Thank Gladwin G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I went to white water rafting today. In general, it has been a day filled with fun. However, some of the staffs (particularly those who were staying behind the counter) do not provide adequate service. I understand that there was a big group today. But, the level of service they provided was way too low. One example: Customers are waiting... More 

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SteveWRA, Manager at Whitewater Rafting Adventures, responded to this review

Sorry to hear about your experience. I don't believe I was present when this occurred so I don't have the entire story but have seen similar incidents. We do not wait on late arrivals as a standard policy but sometimes guests do arrive just in time or a few minutes late and we are able to accommodate them. The guides... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

River was good with lots of waves. Initially we struggled a lot to learn, guides helped us a lot. Once we got the logic it was thrilling. It's good workout, muscles pain a bit next day. River looked a bit scary at first, non of us in our team knew proper swimming. Guides do help you. Non swimmers can try... More 

Thank SwathiPejakala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

we were a group of 8 including 5 16 year old girls. we were lucky enough to ride with guides so I basically got an advanced tutorial on reading the river and hitting the rapids. The river was high when we went due to heavy rain the day before so we move quickly and many of the rocks were no... More 

Thank cuda153
Jersey City, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We purchased our tickets through Groupon for a sidetour Whitewater rafting adventure that was hosted by Sourced Adventures. We had a GREAT time once we were on the water, and I would definitely go whitewater rafting again, but probably not through Sourced Adventures. We went on class II and III rapids during a dam release weekend. The weather was great,... More 

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SteveWRA, Manager at Whitewater Rafting Adventures, responded to this review

Just wanted to post a follow up to this review. This review was written about a different Rafting Outfitter on the Lehigh river and posted about our company by mistake. We do not use Group on and we do not send guides / transportation to NYC. I contacted the poster last year and she confirmed it was another outfitter but... More 

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