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Crab Apple Whitewater

3 Lake Moxie Rd, The Forks, ME 04985-3433
+1 800-553-7238
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White water rafting

A superb trip, thanks to everyone at Crab Apple for looking after us on our first rafting... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
JimandMel11
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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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Excellent Kennebec Trip!

Great trip for our family of four (13-year old son and 10-year old daughter). Our guide, Jim, was... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
ANC410
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Severna Park, Maryland
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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 27 August 2017 via mobile

A superb trip, thanks to everyone at Crab Apple for looking after us on our first rafting experience, particularly Jim who took us on a framed raft, we have 2 boys aged 10 & 13 and we all loved it & will be back to...More

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appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for adding this nice review! Glad your family had a great stay and rafting trip with our family business. You were lucky to have a great guide like Jim who has been on the river for 20+ years.

Reviewed 25 August 2017

Great trip for our family of four (13-year old son and 10-year old daughter). Our guide, Jim, was very experienced, and made our 10-year old daughter, who was a little worried about the trip, very comfortable in the boat. Many other rafting companies had lunch...More

Thank ANC410
appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Yessss! 5 stars. Thank you! Glad you had a great time with veteran guide, Jim. Very perceptive to see other companies eating while cold and wet on the side of the river. We have never eaten lunch on the Kennebec River and choose to eat...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The absolute best day for my 8yr old daughter,14 yr old son and myself!! Great staff, friendly and informative!! Best deal for the $. Rafting, sightseeing, pool and barbecue!!

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appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Awesome - thank you for 5 stars!! Glad your family had a great time with our family rafting business.

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Great place for family or friends to go and have a great time. Great food, everyone is friendly. Lodging is comfortable. Our group rented one of the cottages. The rafting was excellent and we are already planning our trip for next year, only this time...More

Thank Dimerose
appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thanks for following up your fun trip with a nice review. We love what we do at Crab Apple - glad you enjoyed our cottages and rafting. We'll add paintball and more for next year's trip!

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Crab Apple was recommended to us by another family member and it was the perfect choice! We (Father with a 16 yr old daughter and 14 yr old son) absolutely loved it! We had been white water rafting before, but not with Crab Apple. The...More

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appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you for rafting with our family rafting business and following up with a nice review. Glad you chose Crab Apple and had a great time with your guide on a quiet weekday. Our guides are personable and fun and always make the day special.

Reviewed 16 August 2017

WOW, what a wonderful day for the entire family. We took our extended family (Daughter & 2 grand children (10 & 12), Son & girlfriend) and it was a ton of laughs, thrills and most of all everyone has a life time memory together. Our...More

Thank Anonymous A
appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

WOW - thanks for the great review and for coming back to Crab Apple after 27 years!!! We hosted the now grandparents (parents then) and their kids in 1989 and this week they returned as grandparents with their two awesome grandkids. What an awesome day...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We decided in April to do a family trip. We looked and called other places. When we called Crabapple, they were very accommodating. We had a group of 10 but only 9 of us were rafting (some for the first time). Sharon and Emily explained...More

Thank LJWJohnson
appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thanks for the nice review. We love hosting families at our riverside base camp that includes rafting, lodging and other outdoor activities. Thank you for choosing Crab Apple!

Reviewed 7 August 2017

We recently spent a weekend at Crab Apple. I was a little nervous to go because we had our two year old with us and I would need to keep her entertained while her older brothers and dad spent the day rafting. We stayed in...More

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appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thanks for choosing Crab Apple and for leaving a nice review of our family business. Indeed, all of the folks mentioned are family and on-site every day. We love what we do and are happy to accommodate families such as yours. So glad everyone had...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Five Star ⭐️review for Crab Apple! The pamphlet my husband and I picked up on a rainy day in Kennebunkport lead to a lovely phone conversation with one of the owners/founders, Sharyn. She was like talking to an old friend. The information she provided helped...More

Thank Heather K
appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Wow, thanks for the great review after an awesome experience with our family rafting business. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, your day on the river with Mo and the "extras" like great food, hospitality and a hand-written thank you card from...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017

I took my girls basketball team here recently, the guides are great, the service is great, the food is great, crab apple is great! You can tell it's a family owned business, and you're greeted with a smile on every occasion. I will definitely return...More

Thank SkipRugh
appleraft, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Awesome, glad you had a great time with the team! Rafting is a great team-building activity and we take lots of teams, works groups, schools, etc. Thank you for following up with a nice review. See you next trip!

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