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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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288 N Stagecoach Rd, Weatherly, PA 18255-4218
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+1 570-443-9532
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Sid was the best. He was helpful, respectful, and we had a blast. Wezzy had an attitude problem. She kept yelling at Sid to stop talking to us but Sid was trying to help us understand how to work as a team in order to...More

Thank Darien Y
Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

We are happy to hear that Sid was helpful and made your day even better! We will certainly be sure to address your concerns in-house about the other interactions that took away from your awesome day on the river.

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing weekend camping and whitewater rafting!! Can’t wait to do this again!! My boys and I just loved it!!

Thank mikes2275
Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thanks! Bring the boys again for another adventure soon.

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

After a great time chaperoning 9th graders on a rafting field trip, I took my husband and some friends to “take on” the Black River. We had a fantastic time on the river. Our guides Eric and Dave were super (as was Ziggy on the...More

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Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thanks so much for joining us at our Black River location! We also raft the Hudson River in the Adirondacks, NY and the Lehigh River in the Poconos, PA. We hope you try one of other great adventures soon.

Reviewed 4 June 2018

We had a wonderful day out. The weather wasn't perfect and had some drizzle and it was cool. They recommended wet suits and we were happy that we got some. They are very reasonably priced. It did take about 1.5 hrs before we were finally...More

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Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thanks for sharing your experience. Hopefully the sun will be shining next time you join us for an adventure.

Reviewed 25 May 2018

The entire day was awesome. It was raining and a little cold, but the only time we felt the cold was when we stopped for lunch. The guides were excellent. They did a great job guiding us down the river. The river was at it's...More

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Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thanks for visiting! Water conditions have been perfect for rafting this spring. Lots of rain so the rapids are even more exciting! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

For your money this place is absolutely awesome for every age. I highly recommend the camping and river rafting together. The staff,guides, and safety teams are professional and make your experience absolutely amazing and fun. On the river they are able to adapt to everyone’s...More

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Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thanks! We love sharing our passion for whitewater rafting with our guests. If you want a more involved and personal tour of the Lehigh River I would suggest checking out our Premier PLUS or Inflatable Kayaking trips. Hope to see you again soon for another...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Mother’s Day 2018 was a blast with guide Carly Koll leading the way! We were the only raft on the entire river and we couldn’t have asked for a better day. Carly was quite the impressive guide from her water skills, her general knowledge, to...More

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Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thanks for letting us know about your amazing first time rafting experience. We hope you join us again at the Black River or one of our other whitewater rafting locations in NY and PA.

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We went white water rafting for the first time today. Everyone was amazing, especially our guide Carly! You rock Carly! Had a blast! We will be back for sure!

Thank Amber G
Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

So happy to be part of your first rafting experience! We look forward to being part of your next adventure.

Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Our troop Visits every other year or so Always a great experience and loads of fun ! Can’t wait to come back!

Thank dannysden2004
Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thanks for joining us for a Scout Rafting Adventure. We look forward to seeing you on the river again in the future.

Reviewed 8 October 2017

The was the sixth time I went whitewater rafting. We went as a large group, and since I had gone multiple times, I was designated as the captain who was in charge of steering the raft. We were doing well and having a fun time....More

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Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

We want all of our guests to have a positive experience on their trip with us. Please reach out to us directly with more details about the trip and the specific guide you are referring to. This way we can take the appropriate measure to...More

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cdeflvt
7 August 2018|
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On the Lehigh River it is 4-6 people per raft on most days.
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FloridaWriter
2 July 2016|
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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
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Shannon M
17 May 2016|
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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
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