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Jim Thorpe River Adventures

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  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
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A great whitewater rafting outfitter on the Lehigh River, whitewater kayaking school, paddling shop, bike rentals, sales, shuttles, and repair, and a cafe featuring wonderful coffee and delicious food. All of this is now located at our brand-new...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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123 Lehigh Dr, Lehighton, PA 18235-2845
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+1 610-377-1230
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 18, 2017

So I have been on several rafting adventures already, not only with Jim Thorpe, but also Whitewater Adventures. I have been rafting with my family of 5 and with my fellow employees for teambuilding. I have been on the shorter, easier adventure which is about...More

8  Thank Michael K
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

This was our group's first and last rafting trip to JT Rafts in the Poconos. We were celebrating my 29th birthday and were looking to have an enjoyable and stress free day. Instead, we were treated like 3rd graders being told stop every 20 minutes,...More

14  Thank Roger M
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

My family set out for a whitewater adventure after I heard it was great. Big delays right at the outset - so so many people, and so crowded. Our group was just too big. While on the river, we had to keep stopping and gathering...More

1  Thank Ilana S
Reviewed September 3, 2018

First time rafting for our kids and they loved it! We were 3 adults and 3 kids in one raft, and could probably fit one more adult. Preparation and instructions before the trip were detailed, and made fun by our guide - ensuring the kids...More

Thank Mohan C
Reviewed August 31, 2018

On a 3-day work conference in this area, we took rafting trips with 2 separate companies; Jim Thorpe Rafting Adventures made our group feel much more prepared, safe, and comfortable before hitting the water. This was helpful because out of our group of about 50...More

Thank Mica M
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We went on the white water rafting trip. We arrived at Jim Thorpe by 9:40. We were fitted for life vests, signed waivers and received some instruction before we took the bus ride to the river. We were in the water by 12 noon and...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Our first trip to the US with our young children (age 7 and 4). We saw the link for Jim Thorpe rafting on the Ocean City Website and decided to book the Easy Rafting as we were visiting the area. We stayed overnight at Hampton...More

Thank scaUK29
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The place is brand new and everyone is so nice and helpful. We loved our trip but for us the second half was not to exciting, we wished we did the harder route. Definitely will go back. It was a great time and definitely recommend...More

1  Thank JoanG806
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We did the dam release rafting trip yesterday. What a blast. Great time navigating through the rapids. It was such a great time. Great for family fun and highly recommended. I live an hour away and can’t believe we didn’t do it soon. Everyone is...More

Thank jkuts
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic trip with Jim Thorpe Adventures from the reservation through to the last minute. Each person we met was friendly, professional, experienced and fun. We felt very safe and at all times we were well guided and looked after. We encountered some...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2018

Went up for a day trip from southern NJ. Easy 1 3/4 hr trip. Our group had about 20 people in it. Young to 60's in age. Easy to navigate the river for all. Water was a bit low so that may be why. Great...More

1  Thank Susan C
Reviewed July 14, 2018

From the moment we arrived we were greeted with a smile. Jerry, Chuck and Heather rock! It was my 50th birthday and whitewater rafting has always been a bucket list item. I was so nervous I was going to cancel. Our guides were attentive ,...More

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March 28, 2018|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
Summer is best for 2 reasons. 1st, the dam release dates are more common in summer. This means stronger currents = more exciting rapids. 2nd, the water is not as cold. You will get wet, so if the weather is cool, you may get... More
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CherylArsenault
June 7, 2017|
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Response from Joe V | Reviewed this property |
they provide life jackets of course, and had racks of wet suits, for rent I think, very few people took advantage of this - everyone just wore shorts and t-shirt. open sandals are not permitted, make sure you wear closed... More
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