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Pocono Whitewater

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1519 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-2770
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Amazing Day on the Water I highly recommend!

My friends and I did the dam release white water rafting trip this past weekend. I was very... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2017
Lizzielizg
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New York City, New York
Great day on the river

Went for the dam release whitewater rafting had a blast. The only other time I had been whitewater... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2017
sooner4
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Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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There’s something fun here at Pocono Whitewater for every level of adventurer! Choose from our family style rafting, our Dam Release Gorge rafting, and our multiple combination trips. Try our most popular adventure: The Big Day Out! In addition to whitewater rafting, we also specialize in Pocono Biking and Skirmish Paintball! Visit our website today and plan your trip to the Pocono Mountains!
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“family style” (19 reviews)
“dam release” (55 reviews)
“potato salad” (15 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1519 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-2770
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Reviewed June 26, 2017

My friends and I did the dam release white water rafting trip this past weekend. I was very impressed with how organized, and great this company and staff is. Our guide the "mama duck" was Brandon. He was fantastic! The only reason I am not...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Went for the dam release whitewater rafting had a blast. The only other time I had been whitewater rafting the guide was in the raft with us this time the guides are in a kayak and you are in control. About the only thing I...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2017

This review is based on the Family Style rafting. We loved the staff at Pocono Whitewater!On arrival we were instructed where to park to conserve space and by the time we left the lot was full. There is rentals here for a wetsuit, but not...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2017

This is our 2nd year in a row for this trip. We needed something that would accommodate kids aged 7 - 19, but keep all of them engaged. This was definitely it! The guides are knowledgeable and fun, the scenery is gorgeous, and the rapids...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

What an awesome trip, great guides and the staff to and from are super friendly. Thank you We also went on a twenty five mile bike ride, 100% down hill ride-wow

1  Thank Stan M
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Pocono W, Owner at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2017

Thank you, Stan! It's great to hear that you had a great weekend! Come back to visit soon!

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Reviewed May 9, 2017

Had an awesome first time rafting experience on the Level 2 & 3 rapids! The team of guides were amazing - very professional, focused on safety and at the same time ensured we had good fun. (Thanks Emily, Creek(?) and Andy!!). The locations are very...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Had done the family ride earlier (okie dokie for beginners, good start for kids). And moved on to the level 3 rapids this time. Seemed a little long and monotonous until the rapids gave us the best adventure time. Staff were helpful, very jovial and...More

1  Thank v1234v
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Pocono W, Owner at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2017

Thank you! We're so happy you had a great experience with us! Come back again soon!

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Reviewed April 13, 2017

Family of 6 on spring break enjoyed the beautiful scenery and fun rafting. Milkman and Sandy and another guide(sorry I forget her name) helped us greatly after our boat feel victim to "battleship".Only criticism--please give guides communication devices! Wonderful trip despite joining the Lehigh River...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

We came in April because the dam was releasing everyday and the water would be high. We had the best guides; get Sandy or Milkman. Fun to be around. We gotta give Sandy props, she pulled 3 grown ups out of the water by herself....More

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Pocono W, Owner at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

Thank you for your great review!! We are so happy you had a great experience with us! Please come back again soon!!!

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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

I have been going to Pocono Whitewater every year with my family for maybe the past 6 or 7 years and can I say we all have a blast every time! Several years ago I tried to make a review for his place but was...More

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Pocono W, Owner at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2017

Thank you!! We truly appreciate your feedback and kind words! Thank you for being detailed and letting everyone know what you love about the river! We can't wait to have you at Pocono Whitewater this year!

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Serf4394
August 7, 2017|
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Response from mpigeon11 | Reviewed this property |
Not scary at all. If the water is running high, do the family trip.
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ekm347
July 19, 2017|
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Response from lbft100 T | Reviewed this property |
they give you a water 'proof' plastic bucket to carry your lunch in. ours was watertight. If you buy their lunches, they come.in water resistant bags.
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pankaj r
May 6, 2017|
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Response from cajeanpaul | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not! My entire family are non-swimmers and we have a blast each year!! Just stay in your boat. There are a few times when they allow you to get in the water but that is often in spots where the water is extremely... More
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