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Crab Apple Whitewater

3 Lake Moxie Rd, The Forks, ME 04985-3433
+1 800-553-7238
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Whitewater rafting par excellence

Crab Apple is the best located rafting company in The Forks, on the banks of the Kennebec River... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
dummy123456789
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Boston, Massachusetts
A super fun day on the water!

We had a terrific day rafting with crab apple. The staff was friendly and upbeat, and made sure... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
carriehknight
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Readfield, Maine
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Family owned and operated since 1983, Crab Apple Whitewater, Inc. offers over twenty different whitewater rafting adventures on rivers in Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont. Our whitewater rafting trips range from mild, family rafting, geared for kids ages 5 and older, to WILD river adventures. Whitewater rafting, inflatable kayaking, and paintball offer great options to craft a unique and outstanding adventure experience. Comfortable overnight lodging, pub and restaurant complete the amenities at our Maine location. Join us as we celebrate over 30 years of whitewater outfitting in New England.
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3 Lake Moxie Rd, The Forks, ME 04985-3433
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Crab Apple is the best located rafting company in The Forks, on the banks of the Kennebec River. Accommodations on site are very comfortable and the restaurant and bar meet all one's gastronomic and entertainment needs. We rafted on Saturday and Sunday and felt no...More

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appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Awesome, thanks for the great review. So glad you enjoyed our facility and our staff on your trip to our Maine location. Being right on the Kennebec River is such an advantage for us - float to our place and relax after rafting! Thanks again,...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a terrific day rafting with crab apple. The staff was friendly and upbeat, and made sure everyone had fun. The rafting was exciting! Rob was our guide and he made it a 5 star day for the whole family. We will be back...More

Thank carriehknight
appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Awesome review. Thank you for taking the time to let others know about our family business. So glad the family had a great time with Rob (owners' son). See you next trip with more friends and family! Ask for Rob to be your guide again.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to Crab Apple whitewater in Maine for a family celebration. All of us had a awesome time! The staff was great! Easy to work and the place was very clean and comfortable. We were a family of 9 ages from 11 to 60 and...More

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appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the great review. We are very pleased that your family had a great time rafting and staying with us. We love taking large family groups rafting - it is always so much fun! See you on the next family trip for some...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited them with my family few weeks back and stayed in one of the suites with my 8 year old boy.. Where do I even start.. The place is awesome, the location is great, their rafting is the most well organized and safest because...More

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appleraft, Manager at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great and very thorough review. Spending some time with Chuck and getting the back story on Crab Apple must have been very cool. Our philosophy at Crab Apple is different from many outfitters and you highlighted it in your comments -...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Those are the words I would use to describe my day with Crab Apple. With professional, funny, and friendly guides, the rafting was by far the most fun I have had in a long while. The river is both beautiful and thrilling, you will have...More

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appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! You did it right - some great rafting, a nice cookout and finished with our Paintball game. Thanks for noticing that our guides are the best around - professional and fun. See you next trip!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crab Apple is a great place to take friends, family and social groups out to have fun. Their programs are spectacular including rafting and playing paintball. Rafting is one of the best part of this trip. The guides help navigate the raft while you also...More

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appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review of our family business. Sounds like you had a great time with your friends and our guides in the raft and on the paintball fields. You are right! - rafting is such a great activity to do with friends and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been taking our high school Senior students on their class trip to Crab Apple since 2009. We typically bring 16-30 students on an overnight trip and the kids have a blast with paintball, swimming, eating, and rafting. The staff is family oriented and...More

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appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for letting others know that our family business caters to school groups each spring and fall. The kids bring the energy every day and it keeps us psyched to get out on the river and ride some big waves with smiling...More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing trip!! This was my third time white water rafting and I have to say this company was by far the best experience! Everyone there was just so kind and hospitable and made me and my friends feel like family. Such great...More

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appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review. We love what we do - three generations now in the rafting business. We love our guests, our staff and the adventure every day! See you next trip!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I did this with three of my friends over the weekend and we had a blast. We went early in the season which was advantageous for two reasons: lower prices and fewer people. It was just us and another small group, which made the whole...More

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appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us and for following up with a great review of our family business! You picked a great time to raft - spring does usually bring higher rapids, fewer people and off-season pricing. Good choice! See you next trip - maybe in...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Guide was very knowledgeable and local. Safety and comfort are emphasized. Good photos taken and available for purchase. You won't go hungry with their lunch, but it won't win any awards. Lots of white water thanks to the dam water releases. Beautiful scenery is courtesy...More

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appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Thanks for coming with us and for leaving a nice review. We have lots of local guides who really know the river and show our guests a great ride. Request a local guide on your next trip with us!

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