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Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours

155 Greenville Rd, Shirley Mills, ME 04485-4409
+1 207-695-0151
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Moose-less, but still enjoyable

My wife and I took the private moose safari and while we didn't see any moose, we still have a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LeadFoot2014
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Arkansas
Disappointing moose safari!!

Not quite the trip we expected (very disappointed). We paid $450 + $20 for the trip but we didn't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Avinash P
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Daily whitewater rafting trips ideal for family rafting fun and the most adventurous spirits on the Kennebec and Penobscot rivers! Enjoy a grilled riverside BBQ, along with whitewater rafting thrills pitched to your comfort level, photos of your rafting adventure, information on the Maine outdoors, wildlife and a whole lot of fun! Package your whitewater rafting trip, Maine moose watching tour, canoe trip, waterfall hike or inflatable kayaking trip with any of our Moosehead Lake Things To Do. Whatever the adventure, be sure to join Northeast Whitewater Rafting - your adventure destination at Moosehead Lake for Things to do!
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155 Greenville Rd, Shirley Mills, ME 04485-4409
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I took the private moose safari and while we didn't see any moose, we still have a really good time. I am embarrassed that I cannot recall our guides name, but she was a young lady that was very knowledgeable about the...More

Thank LeadFoot2014
watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Well this has to be the kindest moose-less review we have ever received. This is exactly the experience we are providing every day with our guides; knowledgeable, informative, experience and fun. The part that we can't control are the moose, but as guides we all...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not quite the trip we expected (very disappointed). We paid $450 + $20 for the trip but we didn't see any moose (Just one deer and few birds which we see them in our house backyard) The guide was nice and funny, but we wanted...More

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Avinash we are disappointed to hear this. In review of your tour that evening with guide, his trip review states that you did see moose and requested to head back early since you had a drive ahead of you that evening and didn't want to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mother and I took a private, guided waterfall hike last week with Northeast and were very disappointed in the experience. For the money we paid, $275, our expectation was to actually be guided on the hike. Instead, it was clear our guide was really...More

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Denise, you should have simply planned your private guided hike in June when you originally began corresponding with us. Rather, than scheduling a guided hike 3 hours prior to the time you wanted to depart. Guides aren't just standing around waiting to take people into...More

Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

What a pleasure it was to deal with the Northeast Whitewater! From my first phone call with Jessica I knew we picked the right tour company! We had a fantastic rafting trip down the Kennebec. All of the guides were very funny and we really...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

My husband, two daughters and I went on a moose safari by canoe last week and sadly, we didn't spot any moose. I would have imagined being terribly disappointed but we were NOT. It was an amazing experience. Our guide, Ashley, was so interesting, fun...More

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience! The guides work so hard to put guests in the best possible places to see moose, but the tour really is so much more than that and we love that you thought so, too! We are fortunate...More

Reviewed August 21, 2017

Excellent rafting adventure down the Kennebec yesterday!! The whole guide team was knowledgeable, funny, fun, and everyone made sure we all had a great time. Because of the team's prep and guidance all of my anxieties were eased before we even reached the river. Our...More

Thank KellieBeth
watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2017

Thrilled you had a wonderful time! Thank you so much for sharing. We are so glad you enjoyed the whitewater ride and your guide Julia! We hope to see you again next summer. Thanks again!

Reviewed August 13, 2017

We (a family of 2 adults and 4 children aged 12 to 14) hired a private water moose safari in the afternoon (July 27, 2017), and had an unforgettable experience. As Ashley, our wonderful guide, drove one hour to the lake where we were to...More

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Thank you so much for this very kind, informative and honest portrayal of our moose tours! We are fortunate to provide a guest experience in nature with wonderful guides, spectacular scenery, wildlife and moose. It means so much to hear this experience was unforgettable. Thank...More

Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Many years ago we booked a Moose Trip and Whiteriver rafting trip with this company, they were so fantastic we've booked every year since! Professional, fun, filled with adventures, and relaxing all in a weekend! Any worry you have about safety, let it go, they're...More

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thank you so much!!! We always look forward to seeing you! Being small isn't always easy, but personalization, fun and caring for our guests comes easy with the groups we take out on adventures with us. So glad that you have been a part of...More

Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

I booked a rafting trip in 2016 with Northeast Whitewater with my boyfriend and we had GREAT TIME. My daughter then begged to go on a rafting trip with "real rapids". And so the 2017, mother/daughter, high water- dam release trip was planned. Look these...More

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

YAY! We are thrilled to hear you had a great time. Northeast Whitewater takes pride in our training program and having awesome guides. We are so glad to hear you will be back - can't wait! Thanks again!

Reviewed June 20, 2017

We tried to get in on one of the group tours. It never worked with our calendar. The private tour I thought was a bit pricey, but after debating, we decided it was vacation and we would chance it. I'm glad we did. The whole...More

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2017

So glad to hear you had such a terrific time! You are right, the private trips can be pricey, but they are SO WORTH IT! It's wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed Ashley as your guide. She is a guests favorite here at Northeast...More

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alpinegato
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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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