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Jim Thorpe River Adventures

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Family style rafting with kids

First time rafting for our kids and they loved it! We were 3 adults and 3 kids in one raft, and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mohan C
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Laramie, WY
Great preparation before rafting

On a 3-day work conference in this area, we took rafting trips with 2 separate companies; Jim... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mica M
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New Jersey
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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 3 weeks ago

First time rafting for our kids and they loved it! We were 3 adults and 3 kids in one raft, and could probably fit one more adult. Preparation and instructions before the trip were detailed, and made fun by our guide - ensuring the kids...More

Thank Mohan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a 3-day work conference in this area, we took rafting trips with 2 separate companies; Jim Thorpe Rafting Adventures made our group feel much more prepared, safe, and comfortable before hitting the water. This was helpful because out of our group of about 50...More

Thank Mica M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the white water rafting trip. We arrived at Jim Thorpe by 9:40. We were fitted for life vests, signed waivers and received some instruction before we took the bus ride to the river. We were in the water by 12 noon and...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 16 August 2018 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 7 August 2018

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

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

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 18 July 2018 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 10 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

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Grkesq
29 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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Response from AdvancedCake | Reviewed this property |
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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