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Whitewater Challengers

288 N Stagecoach Rd, Weatherly, PA 18255-4218
+1 570-443-9532
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Whitewater rafting on the Lehigh River is an exciting adventure through the Pocono Mountain Region of PA. Choose from a variety of outdoor adventures from mild to wild. Our most popular trips are our Family Style Whitewater (ages 5+)and Our Premier Whitewater Trip (ages 9+). Great for experienced rafters and first timers. NEW for 2017 is our Premier Plus Whitewater Rafting Trip which offers a smaller, more personal trip option through the class 2-3 rapids of the Lehigh Gorge State Park. Try a more challenging experience with our Whitewater Marathon that takes you through 25 miles of the Lehigh Gorge State Park or our NEW Inflatable Kayaking (Ducky) Trip. No matter your experience level, the Lehigh River offers a trip meant for you! Join us at the Lehigh River Adventure Center to combine your rafting experience with camping, biking, hiking, paintball, and more. Onsite dining services provides three meals a day for a reasonable price. It's the most fun you'll have all year!
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“rafting trip” (16 reviews)
“dam release” (29 reviews)
“lehigh river” (21 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
288 N Stagecoach Rd, Weatherly, PA 18255-4218
+1 570-443-9532
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second two day trip we took . The staff was very friendly and accommodating . The river guides are A++ had some younger kids with a bit of concern that they quickly put at ease . thanks to Emile, Suzanne and Mark...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there on a cool cloudy rainy day, with 40 plus complete strangers. We had a blast! 9 miles down the river from White Haven to Rockport. Water was low, but sufficient to get through the low spots. We love white water rafting, and...More

Thank James R
Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We don't always have nice weather...but you can still have a blast on the river! Great tip about bringing dry clothes. We have warm showers and changing rooms available to you after the trip.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service and terrific river guides. Highly recommend this trip for scouts (Juniors Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors) and anyone ready for adventure! First timers and repeat business coming your way again soon!

Thank wendysomers
Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks! Our special Scout Rafting Programs offer great rates and a variety of trips for all skill levels. We can't wait to see you on the river again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An awesome shout-out to Donna and Lorrie we had the breakfast buffet and it was the best we have ever had. We have been to alot of Easter and Christmas events and this by far surpassed them all. Eggs, pancakes, ham, potatoes,. Cereal, coffee, sodas,...More

Thank Misty G
Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks! There is more to Whitewater Challengers then just rafting. We strive to please our guests with our camping and dining services as well as our awesome outdoor adventures!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the troop of 8th grade girls camping and rafting. Ordered tents to be put up ahead as we were arriving late at night. Upon arrival staff showed us exactly where to go. Tents were big (8 girls squeezed in one to be together) (5...More

Thank doesnotravelwell
Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks! Happy to hear your visit was great from start to finish. We hope to see you and your Girl Scouts again in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time on our White Water Paddling Trip, LJ was our guide and was very helpful and great work with. We will visit again in the future!

Thank JimPrettyman
Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Great! We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We wanted to take our 5 year old grandson on his first white water rafting trip . We did the family trip. Tanya and Tom both worked hard to make sure that we all had a great time. Every aspect of our trip (reservations, check...More

Thank Caydog
Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks! We are so happy to hear we've hooked another youngster into the thrills of whitewater rafting. In just a few years (at age 9) he'll be able to step it up to the next level and try some more exhilarating class 2-3 rapids on...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

We booked our rafting trip for apart of our buddies bachelor party weekend and we decided to spend the extra money to do the premier trip and it was well worth it. Our guide Weezy was great and she rode in a kayak next to...More

Thank sjacobs897
Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

This group booked our first ever Premier PLUS rafting trip on the Lehigh River. For the extra fee you get an amazing riverside lunch and more personalized experience. Thank you guys for choosing Whitewater Challengers for adventure filled Bachelor Party weekend!

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Our Scout Troop has been attending the early Spring dam release for many years. Whitewater Challengers goes the extra mile for their guest. Many thanks to our river guides, camp staff and especially their Food Service Staff of Lorrie & Donna. Outstanding hospitality! Many thanks...More

Thank dks193
Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! Spring rafting is definitely something to look forward to all year...can't wait to see you next season.

Reviewed 9 May 2017

It was our first time ever whitewater rafting and I'm so glad that we chose Whitewater Challengers during the scout weekend! We spent the night on Saturday night because we were driving from Northern Virginia & everyone at the campground really went above and beyond...More

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Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

We are so happy to hear you had an excellent stay with Whitewater Challengers. Our Scout Raft-O-Ree weekends are always a great time with interesting and informative presentations from local experts such as the Wildlands Conservancy. It was our pleasure giving you and your Scouts...More

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Why are there no helmets? I have been white water rafting several times in North Carolina and there were always helmets required. I will be with my 12-year old son. Also the guides were in the rafts with us, but it seems like they are not in the raft. Also how long is the trip? We will be traveling from Philadelphia on vacation there so I need to budget our time. Thanks!
2 July 2016|
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Response from Ken P | Property representative |
Trips last 3-4 hours, we recommend reserving 5-7 hours out of your day for the activity. We have two Family Style trips for age 5+ (Class I & II rapids) run daily, this water is calmer. Our Premier trips for age 9+ (Class I... More
Shannon M
If the date I am looking to go isn't a dam release day (July 2) will the rapids still be big or will it just be like floating down a river?
17 May 2016|
Response from Ken P | Property representative |
We have Family-Style trips that are suitable for ages 5+ on July 2, 2016. These are about 8 miles of river with Class I & II rapids. This compares to our Premier Trip on dam release weekends that are slightly longer and... More