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Pocono Whitewater

1519 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
+1 800-944-8392
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Okay to start I read many reviews on this and it seemed like a 50/50 split so I did not expect much... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2012
Sellersville, Pennsylvania
A great time on the river with the family

We went today for the family rafting trip and had a great day, despite the continuous rain (we were... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2012
West Chester, 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
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1519 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

Okay to start I read many reviews on this and it seemed like a 50/50 split so I did not expect much from this trip but boy was I wrong. Went with a group of 10 people and everybdy came back with a positive experience....More

Thank Adrenaline21
Reviewed 13 June 2012

We went today for the family rafting trip and had a great day, despite the continuous rain (we were going to get wet anyway!). We were very late arriving though, as our GPS had trouble locating the place, so we missed the trip we should...More

2  Thank uktravailer
Reviewed 11 June 2012

What a wonderful day we had on the river. Our guides Kelly and Amy were so great! We were so excited that this was an activity that we could do together as a family. With 2 children and a big age gap it is hard...More

Thank bflmom23
Reviewed 1 June 2012

Dam release rafting is fun, but go with a different company. We have been on 5 other rafting trips in other parts of PA and WV, and this is by far the worst. I called to make a reservation, the woman on the phone said...More

4  Thank shuytza
Reviewed 1 June 2012

My boyfriend and I went to Jim Thorpe, PA for Memorial Day weekend and stayed at Jim Thorpe Inn (lovely place!) and our package included white water rafting. This was my first time for rafting so I was a little nervous. Since it was just...More

Thank KBNY_212
Reviewed 1 June 2012

I went rafting with friends, we knew it was only Class III and would be slower and not much thrill. What really surprised me was the low quality of the rafts. I have been on many trips, but have never seen so many rafts take...More

1  Thank 147Adventure
Reviewed 8 January 2012

We took a family rafting trip, and it was a great experience. The staff was very safety conscious, and they were also very accommodating. We went on a dam release weekend and took the less risky trip due to the kids, but it was a...More

1  Thank Familycampingnuts
Reviewed 7 October 2011

We’ve actually been to Pocono Whitewater several times. The Lehigh is the closest whitewater rafting to NYC. And PWW often had promotions of which groups we belonged to would take advantage. What we found over time was that PWW was consistently bad and that we’ve...More

8  Thank Excalibur_NYC
Reviewed 18 September 2011

We just came back from a long weekend in the poconos and had a blast. One of the many enjoyable experiences we had while we were there was with Pocono Whitewater. We are a family of 5 with kids aged 14, 12, and 8. I...More

6  Thank Anna Marie M
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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.
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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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