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Pocono Whitewater

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1519 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-2770
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Alot of fun

My husband and I have been going rafting and playing paintball for years here. Paul and his staff... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2016
JCam001
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Staten Island, New York
Exciting, scary, physical, sence of acompliment all in a day trip

Started with the pre-rafting jitters. They didn't go away until I entered the raft. Listen... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2016
Tom L
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Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
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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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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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1519 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-2770
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Reviewed May 17, 2016

My husband and I have been going rafting and playing paintball for years here. Paul and his staff are excellent.Their guides are very informative. So please listen to whem when they give thier speach on what to do and what not to do. They answer...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2016

Started with the pre-rafting jitters. They didn't go away until I entered the raft. Listen carefully to the instruction they give in the orientation, because you will need them. If possible go with friends that don't mind getting wet because you will. The guides are...More

Thank Tom L
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Reviewed January 20, 2016

Great guides, very informative gave all the basics for what to do during the rafting tour. The guides go along in a kayak with the groups down the river which means you are in your own raft with your party or depending upon size you...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

One cannot be in a hurry. It's a go with the flow kind of experience. Meet as a group, intro to the basics, travel to lift off point via bus, trek down a roadway & enter upon slippery creek waterway. Then the journey begins.slowly at...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2015

It was our first rafting trip and we were pretty excited , as there were not enough rafts present we were forced to sit with another group the resulting experience was horrible and they were constantly splashing each other and us in between with water...More

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Sky F, Manager at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2015

I'm sorry to hear that you did not have an ideal experience with us. It is important to note that we do tell people on the phone that the rafts fit 4 to 6 people. If you are a small group there is a chance...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2015

Myself and 6 other buddies decided to do a weekend trip. We did their "paddles and battles" 2 day package. It was a great deal for both. Their customer service is excellent and are very friendly. The rapids are level 1/2.The instructors are cool and...More

1  Thank John M
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Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

I thought the whitewater rafting was very fun and I had a great time, but if I didn't go with such a wild group of co-workers I don't think I would have had much fun with just friends. We went on a day when the...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2015

Loved it - just the right amount of challenge and thrill for our family. Kevin was a great group leader, all the guides were enthusiastic and helpful. The day was well organized and facilitated. Recommend :)

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Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

I have taken my kids here a few times over the years and it was fun when they were 10 and still fun as teens. 1. Company is organized, guides are friendly and professional 2. You will get wet and there will be water fights...More

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Sky F, Manager at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2015

Thank you very much for the kind words and suggestions to other would be travelers. That being said please don't bring your car keys!!! So many people lose them all the time. The locksmith has put 3 kids through college on our parking lot alone!

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Reviewed September 5, 2015

We did the family style whitewater. Perfect for our family which included 3 kids. We have never gone rafting before so perfect introduction. Very orderly, plenty of parking the day we went (9/3/15). The guides were great, very personable and helpful. They work hard, and...More

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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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