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Pocono Whitewater

1519 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
+1 800-944-8392
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Wonderful experience

My family which includes 4 adults and 2 kids ages 9 and 12 had the Dam Release Whitewater Rafting... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Woodbury, New Jersey
Great Trip

We did the Whitewater (Dam Release) trip last weekend with our 12 year old and had a blast. The... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
New Jersey
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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!
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“dam release” (47 reviews)
“family style” (15 reviews)
“potato salad” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1519 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
+1 800-944-8392
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

My family which includes 4 adults and 2 kids ages 9 and 12 had the Dam Release Whitewater Rafting. After we were dropped off by the bus we walked quite far to get to the river. So it's not easy to bring the bucket full...More

Thank Minibelle4
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We did the Whitewater (Dam Release) trip last weekend with our 12 year old and had a blast. The trip was well organized and a ton of fun. The guides were awesome, funny, and fun - especially AJ and Sandy (even though one of them...More

1  Thank jfab1
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Easy and Fun - Well organized and nice. The staff it excellent and helpful. Made our mini vacation fun and exciting.

Thank jfullerton111
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We went Labor Day weekend 2016 and it was packed. My three friends and I had a raft all to ourselves. There were probably about 20 rafts in our session filled with people of all different experience levels. At times it did feel like we...More

1  Thank Amy L
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Expect to get wet and hit Rapids. We did the dam release and the water was warm even though it was seemingly cold in the morning. Our guides were so friendly and nice (Austin and Caroline) and they gave us a lot of freedom to...More

Thank TravelerGal123
Reviewed 2 September 2016

First, let me preface my three star rating with the fact that this was the first rafting trip I ever went on so it's hard to know for sure how it compares. My 21 year old daughter and I took the "upper gorge" trip in...More

Thank Frisbee_0905
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I have to start by saying that I rate this as 5 Stars because of the staff. The staff was extremely friendly, knowledgeable, funny and professional. There was not a single occasion where we felt unsafe. The experience was fun and only mildly challenging. I...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The trip itself was good. It was the double release of the damn and the water was warm. The main area was ok. The bus ride was short, a little scary on the steep roads leading to the rapids. You then need to walk about...More

1  Thank Tina R
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a very strenuous and intense activity. However, our group did have a blast. It was a thrilling and exiting trip! This was our first whitewater rafting outing, but it will not be our last! Though there were only couple of guides for the...More

Thank Chong Wai T
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We really enjoyed our family rafting adventure. We were a bunch of beginners and a little worried that it might be too much for the younger kids, but it was perfect! Our guides were friendly and very helpful! We can't wait to try the dam...More

Thank windfair
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
pankaj r
Do you need to be a swimmer to do rafting here, we are planning for family style rafting but few of us are non swimmers?
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
I have done the white water rafting myself but would like to take my kids age 5, 6, and 13. How does the pirate adventure differ from the traditional trip? Would it be boring for my 13 year old?
7 March 2017|
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Response from Pocono W | Property representative |
Hi Maygon, Thanks for your interest! It depends on which trip you took the first time around. The Pirate Adventure is similar to our family style adventure as it is on the same section of the river. It's a fun filled day for... More
Maddie K
Do you have to be with an adult, or could a group of 16/17 year olds come by themselves?
8 September 2016|
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Response from Pocono W | Property representative |
Hi Maddie! You do not need to be with an adult although we recommend it. However, an adult does need to sign the liability waiver, but that can be found on our website and filled out before the trip. Hope to see you next... More