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Pocono Whitewater

1519 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
+1 800-944-8392
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Whitewater Rafting

Great place for rafting. We did the Family option with our young kids for the first time and the... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
sudhir k
Big Day Out was a Great Day Out!

We were looking for something active and outdoors to do with teenage boys and parents - and Big Day... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
MBDinNJ
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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
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1519 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
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+1 800-944-8392
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"a lot of fun"
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Great place for rafting. We did the Family option with our young kids for the first time and the team really put us at ease. We also want to call out Mark for being very patient with us and even got on our raft to...More

1  Thank sudhir k
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We were looking for something active and outdoors to do with teenage boys and parents - and Big Day Out was s great day for us! Our tour guides - Rusty and Hugo - were great with the group while we biked and rafted. The...More

2  Thank MBDinNJ
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Pocono W, Owner at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback! We're so happy you had a great day with Pocono Whitewater!

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Very well organized and safe. We did the dam release and were expecting more rapids. We stopped a lot to round the whole group together. Also, I wish they took better pictures during the trip. We only had 2 pics to choose from but good...More

Thank Sylvia M
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Pocono W, Owner at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback!

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went with another couple friends . They don't start at the time they say but they are terribly thorough with their briefings and safety procedures are well met . All the staff know their job and are in complete control ....More

Thank Ganga D D
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Pocono W, Owner at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for feedback. For future reference, the time you book is your check in time. We give everyone about 30 minutes from their check in time to get ready for their raft trip. Hopefully we see you again next year!

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

My family did the pirate rafting trip. Ages ranged from 4 to 60. The trip was very family friendly and easy for first timers to catch on. The guides were very organized and helpful and checked on groups who were having trouble and provided assistance....More

Thank crystalp82705
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Pocono W, Owner at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback! We're happy that you had a good time. We try to put more pirates on each trip, but sometimes it is hard to staff. We will take your feedback into consideration! Please visit again next year!

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Went this past Saturday with a large group, 8 adults 9 kids, for the family rafting trip. Everyone had a great time. The youngest kid was 8, and the water was never too rough, she even asked if we could do a higher level next...More

Thank rt16612
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Pocono W, Owner at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback!! We're so happy you had a great time! Please come back and visit soon!

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Pocono Whitewater provided a safe, fun, and enjoyable day trip for me and my friend. We had THE BEST TIME on this trip (we did a "dam release" on a Saturday morning). The guides were EXCELLENT, the equipment was in perfect shape, and the river...More

1  Thank Sarah C
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Pocono W, Owner at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you! We appreciate your feedback!

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The family trip was amazing for kids of all ages. Our guide Sky was amazing. If you have a chance to be in her group, do it. I would totally recommend this place to anyone.

Thank Dennis L
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Pocono W, Owner at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you!

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This was definitely so worth doing. We took our 8 year and he just loved. The guides were awesome. Great workout as well. We did the pirate whitewater ride that added extra fun for the kids and adults as well

1  Thank James C
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Pocono W, Owner at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback!

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We have now been to 3 different Whitewater outfitters and found Poconos Whitewater to be the best. They offer more than other outfitters at there base...IE....Food ....large fire / smores....better organized. We did the family trip with the BBQ and Pirates with Lots of water...More

Thank FamilyTime23
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Pocono W, Owner at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you!! We're happy you had a great time at Pocono Whitewater!

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Serf4394
7 August 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
20 July 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
7 May 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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