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Daily whitewater rafting trips ideal for family rafting fun and the most adventurous spirits on the Kennebec and Penobscot rivers located in the heart of moose country, for wildlife and nature tours. Enjoy a grilled riverside BBQ, along with...more
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155 Greenville Rd, Shirley Mills, ME 04485-4409
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Moose tours, ice caves, and or whitewater rafting, this is the place to go! You will have a great trip(s)!! When you go rafting get ready for a riverside lunch (no added cost!) It is sooo good. Jeremy, Jessica, and their entire staff are amazing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PattyM03448
watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Patty!! We try to be the best at what we do and are so glad that you have had fun on our moose tours, ice cave hikes and the rafting trips. Looking forward to seeing you again this year!!!

Reviewed October 1, 2018

Wife and I and two grandkids did Moose Safari last week. We spent 4.5 hours in an 11 passenger van with 7 other people, including the driver, looking for moose @ Greenville, ME. Up and down dirt roads trying to find a cooperative moose, We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bob V
watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bob, we are sorry to hear you didn't have a good time with the guide on the van tour you chose with us. I recall we encouraged you to book the canoe tour, but you didn't think that your grand kids and wife would be...More

Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Many thanks to Jess who was courteous, efficient and provided our group with top customer service before and after our moose safari. We stayed in the yurts and ours was spotless and comfortable. If we ever come back to USA we will be back here...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andy B
RaftingMaine, General Manager at Northeast Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

This means so much to us! Thank you for sharing and we are thrilled Jess provided exceptional service. She's a keeper! Thank you so much for sharing and we are so glad you enjoyed the yurts, your stay, and the entire experience. We hope to...More

Reviewed August 20, 2018

I booked the white water rafting/moose canoe tour/2-night yurt package. It was convenient and easy to do as someone not familiar with central/northern Maine. White water rafting: awesome trip! It's about a 2 hour round trip to get to and from the river. Even with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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RaftingMaine, Manager at Northeast Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Renee so glad to hear you had a great time! How awesome to see a bald eagle on the river. Osprey are common and waterfowl, but a bald eagle is really cool! Thanks for sharing your great experience and we look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We did the whitewater rafting trip down the Kennebec River. Service from start to finish was awesome. Took care of our needs. Casey, our guide, was skilled and attended to the children and older folks in our group beautifully. He assured our safety constantly. Only...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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RaftingMaine, Manager at Northeast Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your great experience! The stair case to get down into the Kennebec river gorge is a neat phenomenon, but can be the most challenging part of the day for some. Glad you had a great time and we hope...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018

We recently vacationed on Moosehead Lake in Greenville and booked a white water rafting trip on the Kennebec River with Northeast Whitewater. We have very little rafting experience. I called ahead and Gabby was very helpful and friendly on the phone. She guided us to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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RaftingMaine, Owner at Northeast Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

So glad you had a wonderful time! Thank you so much for sharing your experience. We hope to see you again on another trip with us. Thank you again!

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

My husband starting planning our children/grands getaway in December by talking with Jessica on the phone. She helped us in so many ways plan out our summer trip, from hotels, activities, restaurants... today we met her and her fabulous staff when they took 10 of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

We LOVED having your family here! Thank you for choosing us for your family vacation. So glad your experience was wonderful and that great memories were made. Until we meet again, keep adventuring and being such a wonderful family unit. Sincerely, Jessica and all of...More

Reviewed July 17, 2018

Just wanted to tell you how wonderful our trip down the Penobscot was. Everything was exquisite from the moment we arrived until we sadly had to leave. The staff was AMAZING, I loved talking to our guild Gabby, and although we all got very wet...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Morgan F
watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thank you so much!!! So glad you had an awesome time and we do have amazing river guides!!! We look forward to your next visit. Thanks again for sharing your kind words. It means so much!

Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

We had a great moose safari! Zach, our tour guide, was awesome! He was very knowledgeable (told us lots about different fauna and flora) and personable. During our tour, we saw 3 moose, a bear, a deer, several snowshoe hares, and grouse. Really enjoyed ourselves!...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Awesome and thank you! We are so lucky to have Zac working here - you're right he is so knowledgable! Thrilled you had a great experience and more importantly, thank you for sharing your kind words.

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went on a white water rafting trip on the Penobscot on Saturday July 7, 2018 with our two sons . We had the most amazing time . We haven’t stopped talking about it ! Our guide Derek was the best ....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

I am so glad you chose to do the Penobscot river trip with us and that the day was awesome for you and your family. Derek is such a great river guide and as you know, does an exceptional job. So glad you had a...More

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Our Kennebec river day trip meets at 9 and the day wraps up by 4 PM. We offer a grilled riverside BBQ of steaks, chicken and veg option. The trip from Lake Onawa is very close to Northeast Whitewater - say 20 minutes to... More
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