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Our first trip to the US with our young children (age 7 and 4). We saw the link for Jim Thorpe... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
scaUK29
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London, United Kingdom
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First Time Water Rafting

The place is brand new and everyone is so nice and helpful. We loved our trip but for us the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JoanG806
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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  • Average7%
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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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123 Lehigh Dr, Lehighton, PA 18235-2845
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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

Thank kimwtully
Reviewed 16 July 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 15 July 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

Thank donna m
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We did the easy whitewater trip with our 16 yr old and 11 yr old. We had a great time. The guides were friendly and helpful. Just enough rapids to make it exciting and calm spots in between so it wasn’t super strenuous the entire...More

Thank dharrell13
Reviewed 22 June 2018

As many others have said JTRA is a first-class organization that goes out of the way to ensure that everyone has a fun and safe day on the water. I took my two kids (8 & 11) and they had a blast even with the...More

1  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 10 June 2018

JTRA has a wonderful facility, complete with clean showering/changing rooms. The instruction and guidance provide by the staff was top notch. Our group found the guides to be approachable, safety-focused, passionate about what they do, and fun! We are so looking forward to our next...More

Thank LizRN5
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We did a group rafting trip for the dam release yesterday. Half of the group did “Big Time” and the other half (including me) did “Intro.” Both groups had a fabulous time. The Lehigh River has such spectacular scenery. JTRA is an absolutely top notch...More

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28 March 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
8 June 2017|
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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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