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Address: W12882 Parkway Rd, Athelstane, WI 54104-9220
Phone Number: (715) 757-3311
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Great time rafting!

The guides are awesome, the equipment was good too. We had a lot of fun during the float down to the rapids area! You go down the 12' drop, go to the shore and walk back to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Bruce N
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Waupaca, Wisconsin
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Waupaca, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The guides are awesome, the equipment was good too. We had a lot of fun during the float down to the rapids area! You go down the 12' drop, go to the shore and walk back to another raft and ride the Rapids a second time, you will get wet! The changing rooms were low budget and had no lights... More 

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Thank Bruce N
Madison, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I planned a batchlorett party through Thorntons and reserved a cabin and rafting slots. I received no written confirmation after paying $300+, that made me feel very uncomfortable. We stayed in the mobile home cabin, that was "fully furnished kitchen". I don't think having two spoons and four forks count as a fully furnished kitchen. There was no soap in... More 

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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51 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We went white water rafting for my sister's 18th birthday. We have a great time and our guide was fantastic!

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Thank heathertrainsdogs
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

This was our first experience whitewater rafting. We were not disappointed here. It was very easy to book. It was pricier than some other trips we looked at, but we thought it was worth it. You have a guide with you at all times and, if you've never done it before, they are able to teach what to do and... More 

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Thank SPTrophyWife
Downers Grove
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My family of five (three teenagers) did a night at Thornton's resort in a cabin and a rafting trip the next day. Unfortunately, we only stayed one night, but plan to return for a longer trip next year. The cabins and resort were clean and well kept. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. Everyone had a great time, including... More 

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Thank Pat W
Sturtevant, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Kathy and her team do not know how to run a business or treat customers. Their bookkeeping system is a notepad and pencil with random chicken scratches everywhere. They do not communicate with one another about anything. They also charge different amounts for the same activities and do not give receipts. We had nothing but problems from day one. They... More 

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4 Thank Elayna C
Benton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We stayed during the week in a 2 bedroom cabin. The cabin is rustic (70's decor) but adequate for our needs. We were looking for economical fun and we found it. We brought portable grill and ate most of our meals at the cabin. They have a full size frig and stove. The bar does serve food if you want... More 

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Thank chellejj33
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I've been taking groups of high school students to Thornton's for the last 15 years in the summer. Exceptional top notch service and accommodations. Raft guides are all excellent with high school students. We go during the week when there is less traffic. It's an all around great place with great people.

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Thank Carl H
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Had a great time with first time White Water Rafters! Wanted to take them to a place that would provide the equipment, GUIDES, and a fund time. Thronton's came through on all accounts! It was a blast for my grandchildren, and for their grandfather. The river was fast and our guide, John, made sure we had the most fun, but... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stayed at group camping site, a pretty nice site with clean potter party near by. They also had clean bathroom with coin operating shower near the bar (lobby). Nice staffs and owners, and even fire woods were very nice (long/good price/deliver to site with smile). Rafting was good also, but 50 min drive away, plus somewhat short trip for... More 

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