We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pocono Whitewater

Open today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Pocono Whitewater
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
72
All photos (72)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“dam release”(58 reviews)
“rafting trip”(25 reviews)
“water guns”(19 reviews)
About
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...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
1519 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-2770
Website
+1 800-944-8392
Call
Reviews (282)
Filter reviews
280 results
Traveller rating
171
64
23
12
10
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
171
64
23
12
10
Show reviews that mention
All reviews dam release rafting trip water guns family style hot dogs the river white water rafting class rapids family trip pb j on the rocks first timers a lot of fun lunch break ham life vests picnic area
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 280 reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2018

I highly recommend this destination as a fun and entertaining event. The river was beautiful. The people on the trip were a lot of fun. The guides were professional and courteous. The price was very affordable. This was the highlight of my trip to the...More

1  Thank Lowell S
Pocono W, Marketing Assistant at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thank you for your 5-Star review! We are happy to hear that you had a great time on the river with us! Hope to see you as our guest again!

Reviewed 23 September 2018

Great river through a beautiful gorge! The guides were real pros and had good knowledge of local lore. I highly recommend this company and the whitewater gorge trip!

Thank Larry S
Pocono W, Marketing Assistant at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time on the river with us! Hope to see as our guest again!

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

The gorge on the Lehigh River provided a stunning backdrop for a fun rafting trip for this first timer. Our guide was a pro and gave us great instruction on how to handle the conditions. This is a fun excursion for a girls trip, couples...More

1  Thank mplsk8
Pocono W, Marketing Assistant at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thank you for your 5-Star review! We are happy to hear that you had a great time on the river with us! Hope to see you on the river as our guest again!

Reviewed 19 September 2018

I've been down this stretch of the Lehigh with PWW about a dozen times now, and I am always amazed by the unspoiled natural beauty of the experience. There are almost no man-made structures (or trash) to be seen for miles, and the experience of...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Over the years, I have gone down the river with friends and family ranging from top athletes to out of shape newbies. PW was just as good this summer as they have ever beem, even though the rain made the river too high to run...More

Thank BoardingPass705753
Pocono W, Marketing Assistant at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you for your 5-Star review! We are happy to hear about your experience with us and that you had a great time on the river! Hope to see you as our guest again!

Reviewed 13 September 2018

Lost my good friend Christopher Santana on September, 01 due to Pocono Whitewater's negligence. 6 man raft with 9 inexperienced adults with 30 boats going down T3 rapids on open dam day with only 5 guides with no cell phones, ropes, or emergency gear to...More

Thank robert s
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Great experience over all,well planned routes and very friendly staff.However,for some reason they don't provide helmets to anyone,which in my opinion is very risky considering there is a high chance of people falling off their rafts and hitting their heads on rocks.During our trip,one person...More

Thank Srikant P
Pocono W, Manager at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

I'm glad to hear you and your family had an excellent trip overall. . Thank you for your comments. As we plan for next season, we will take it under consideration.

Reviewed 4 September 2018

I did it with 3 friends, personally I enjoyed it a lot because my trip went accident free, however this activity is extremely UNSAFE. why? because they don't provide helmets, I saw many people falling off the boats and few hitting their heads on the...More

Thank Hasan A
Pocono W, Manager at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Hi Hasan, Helmets are not required by the state of Pennsylvania but we do have helmets available for guests that request them.

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

My family has lost two members at this place. One in 2018 labor day weekend. The other one 12 years ago. For those complaining about cancellations, shut up. Be thankful they did it for your safety. Do not do this trip. This place must close...More

Thank Isabelle P
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We took the dam release rafting trip with this company. The organization level getting checked in was fantastic - I thought they really did a good job handling a big crowd of people. The rafting trip was great also - the conditions were good and...More

Thank jersail83
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Inn at Jim Thorpe
760 reviews
11.63 km away
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Lehighton (Jim Thorpe), PA
594 reviews
12.12 km away
Hampton Inn Lehighton (Jim Thorpe Area)
798 reviews
12.49 km away
Split Rock Resort
1,844 reviews
13.48 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 45 nearby restaurants
Trattoria 903
405 reviews
5.21 km away
Valerio's Italian Pizzeria
33 reviews
7.98 km away
Penn's Peak
62 reviews
7.31 km away
Dom N Ali Steaks and Seafood
81 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 40 nearby attractions
Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary
103 reviews
.72 km away
Jim Thorpe Memorial
247 reviews
2.96 km away
Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway
711 reviews
4.83 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Teho1516
10 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from sandyolsommer | Reviewed this property |
. We were there early June and I was surprised it was so warm and it was in the 70s tempwise. The temp would vary seasonally. when the temps are consisitently lower or higher. If the water is chilly they require wetsuit... More
1
Vote
Irismd01
22 June 2018|
Answer
Response from PoconoBiking | Property representative |
We run our trips rain or shine, if a storm starts to happen while trips are still at our facility we will hold trips back til the storm passes, if a storm comes through while trips are on the river, you are in a rubber raft... More
0
Votes
Krista506
19 May 2018|
Answer
Response from DWYPYWD | Reviewed this property |
The weather will be bad.
0
Votes