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Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours

155 Greenville Rd, Shirley Mills, ME 04485-4409
+1 207-695-0151
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Great trip very friendly staff

The whitewater rafting was a lot of fun. There are plenty of category 4 rapids and the scenery is... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
MLD85
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Miami, Florida
Awesome moose-watching tour

Took an evening moose-watching tour. 9 people (3 couples, one father with 2 young teen daughters... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Deborah S
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Wellsville, Kansas
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Daily whitewater rafting trips ideal for family rafting fun and the most adventurous spirits on the Kennebec and Penobscot rivers! Enjoy a grilled riverside BBQ, along with whitewater rafting thrills pitched to your comfort level, photos of your rafting adventure, information on the Maine outdoors, wildlife and a whole lot of fun! Package your whitewater rafting trip, Maine moose watching tour, canoe trip, waterfall hike or inflatable kayaking trip with any of our Moosehead Lake Things To Do. Whatever the adventure, be sure to join Northeast Whitewater Rafting - your adventure destination at Moosehead Lake for Things to do!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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155 Greenville Rd, Shirley Mills, ME 04485-4409
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

The whitewater rafting was a lot of fun. There are plenty of category 4 rapids and the scenery is spectacular. More importantly, from start to finish the staff was great Starting with the person who registered us for the trip who made it very easy...More

Thank MLD85
watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Thank you so much!! We are thrilled you and your family had a great experience from start to finish. When you visit Maine again, we would love for you to join us on another trip!

Reviewed 30 July 2016

Took an evening moose-watching tour. 9 people (3 couples, one father with 2 young teen daughters) plus the Guide. They make no guarantees but try to get you close enough to photograph a moose or two. You meet at their main office, then they drive...More

Thank Deborah S
watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

So glad you had a great trip! Thanks for sharing!

Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

First class experience with an outstanding group of guides and support staff. This was our first time whitewater rafting but they got us down the Kennebec like pros. Special shout out to our guide Jack Dailey who was very supportive and kept us flying through...More

Thank kvhak
watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2016

Oh my gosh, thank you so much (and thanks from Jack D, too)!! Glad your trip was awesome and we can't wait to have you join us again!

Reviewed 28 July 2016

Our guide Ashley was very informative and tried her best to find some moose for us. But even with no moose sightings the canoe trip around the lake was beautiful and worth the early morning start time!More

Thank denj865
watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2016

Well, you deserve a HUGE THANK YOU for this kind review. We've never had a guest that hasn't seen a moose give us a 5 star. It means so much that you truly had an amazing experience without seeing moose. Our guides are great and...More

Reviewed 28 July 2016

Had an amazing experience with Northeast Whitewater!! The people working in the office were just great and Ashley was so knowledgeable with facts about the moose and getting us in great spots on the lake to view and photograph these magnificent creatures! Who knew you...More

Thank Patrice0827
watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2016

Patrice - thank you so much and of course we LOVE your beautiful photos! Amazing!! It means so much to us that you had a great time. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Reviewed 27 July 2016

Best guides in the area. Safe, fun and most enjoyable vacation yet. Kennebec is great for family and Penobscot rafting is great for adventurous. Family feel at Northeast Whitewater.

Thank mm81397
watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2016

Thank you for your kind words! We love our guests and are thankful that families join us for our family friendly whitewater rafting experience offered here with our great guides at Northeast Whitewater!

Reviewed 27 July 2016

A friend and I visited Maine with the intention of hitting this Moose Safari at Northeast Whitewater because it came so highly recommended by a coworker. We were not disappointed! Our tour guide was very friendly and enthusiastic about her job. She gave a lot...More

Thank jadasays
watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2016

Thank you so much for sharing your experience here on Trip Advisor! You are so right about moose being wild animals and that there is no guarantee of seeing one. We do the best job to put you in the best places for moose sightings...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016

I went on the website to reserve a moose tour. The website has some problems. The general description section says there are canoe moose tours and van moose tours. So, wanting a van moose tour, I went to the reservations page. On the reservation I...More

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2016

Robert thanks so much for your review! So glad you enjoyed your trip with us. Our reservation system is a useful tool that provides up to date and accurate availability for the trips that are open. If the system states to inquire, it tells the...More

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

1st, Grace (our driver and guide) was helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. A couple remarks about the van - NO AC! The back of the van was toasty (there are NO vents in back for air flow either). More than 1/2 of the customers were large...More

Thank BridgTom
watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2016

In the future, if you or anyone else that reads this post were to go on a group tour, I'd recommend that you speak up to let your tour guide no you are uncomfortable. All of our vans have front, middle and rear vents for...More

Reviewed 21 July 2016

I took my two sons (13 and 11) and my mom 74 on a moose watching tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. We drove for an hour in a van to a remote location. During the drive our guide shared lots of very...More

Thank Joli G
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alpinegato
I would like to know how long the Kennebec Whitewater rafting trip is. How many hours from start to finish. We are staying at Lake Onawa this weekend and are thinking about going Whitewater rafting. What time does your trip start each morning? What kind of lunch is included?
3 August 2015|
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Response from watergrl79 | Property representative |
Our Kennebec river day trip meets at 9 and the day wraps up by 4 PM. We offer a grilled riverside BBQ of steaks, chicken and veg option. The trip from Lake Onawa is very close to Northeast Whitewater - say 20 minutes to... More
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