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Jim Thorpe River Adventures

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Address: One Adventure Lane, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone Number: 570-325-2570
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Great for first timers

Our group of 6 had a great time today! The guides were great and so were the water fights! We are already making plans to return for bigger rapids.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Whitehall, Pennsylvania, United States
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16 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Every staff member was polite. That said, make sure you go with a group big enough to fill each boat of 5-6 people for fear that you'll be stuck in a boat for 4 hours with the folks who are stupid enough to pay for this lame experience and spend the entire trip complaining about it. It is not what... More 

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Thank Ann K
Boston, Massachusetts
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297 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited as part of a bachelor party this past weekend. The rafting was really fun, and the water fights with buckets were hilarious. Equipment was in great condition, safety seemed top notch, and overall we had a very good time. That said, the staff here were absolutely terrible. Their management of crowds was horrendous; either you'd have a lot of... More 

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Thank Riptor3000
PA
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of 6 had a great time today! The guides were great and so were the water fights! We are already making plans to return for bigger rapids.

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Thank RaTaPa
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is excellent and are with you the whole time . Loves there positive attitude and the guidance of all the rafters . Especially the water bucket fight . That was the best . Hope to see you guys real soo n.

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Thank Ty S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The river doesn't have that much rapids but overall it was good. You have a guide the entire time, unlike the Delaware river and it's pretty shallow majority of the time. You can swim too

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1 Thank Linda F
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48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us went to Jim Thrope river adventures. Our guides were the best Jahn, Bob, and Heather. Our rapids were class II. The ride to the river was maybe 10 minutes. We had such a blast even though we were the slowest raft and kept spinning g in circles (boy did we laugh at ourselves). The rapids were more... More 

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Thank Michelle B
Pompton Lakes, New Jersey
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

JT River Adventures' staff was amazing from the first phone call to the hot dogs and root beer afterwards. They explained everything beforehand, and they guides were with us throughout. Most of the folks on the trip were great too. If I do this again, it will definitely be with this company - thank you for a fantastic day!!!

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Thank patc1961
East Earl, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time and the instructions and safety briefing was wonderful. The 2 guides explained clearly on how to navigate the Rapids, when you could get in the river and swim, how to paddle and how to avoid and get off rocks if stuck. They made the day very fun and enjoyable. You can order lunch from them... More 

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Thank ChrisandCindy08
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We rafted many times on the Lehigh River out of Jim Thorpe. White water rafting during Spring or dam releases is quite a thrill and challenging. Today's trip with low summer water was more of a float trip but still hitting some Rapids. This outfitter did a good job on the safety briefing and the river guides were quite good.... More 

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Thank William L
Wilmington, Delaware
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I took my troop of girl scouts.Noone had ever gone. Our group had 12 people. The youngest in my group was 10 years old. We had a ball.... Jerry the manager took such great care of us. Even when we got stuck on a large boulder he came to the rescue and kept all my girls calm and safe.. Will... More 

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