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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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  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“rafting trip” (17 reviews)
“dam release” (29 reviews)
“lehigh river” (21 reviews)
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 4 days ago

Clusters of rapids in quick succession, just what I was looking for. Enjoyed the "surfing" portion of the tour - our guide David kept us surfing against the current for days. I definitely recommend taking a turn at the front of the boat too, unless...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this trip as an end of year business get together. Everything was easy, well organized, and very clean and efficient. I've rafted before and this place left nothing to be desired- they covered all the bases. And our guides made sure that everyone,...More

Thank Tanya M
Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks! We offer similar experiences at all three of our locations: the Lehigh River, Hudson River and Black River. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the group organizer for a camp of 250 fourteen year olds, working with Whitewater Challengers was incredible. Service with a smile was displayed fully here. Such a trio with such a large group of that age group isn't easy, but Nancy together with all...More

1  Thank Innerperspective
Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks! We make every effort possible to help coordinate your group's trip so every run smoothly from making the reservation to the time your arrive back at the rafting center from your whitewater adventure. It's great to put so many smiles on the faces of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a great time kayaking on the rapids with my friends in a small group! Our kayaking trip wouldn't have been as much fun without our guides Emile and Suzanne; they were helpful, funny, and showed us the "adventure trails" down the river. I...More

1  Thank Marlena M
Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks! We've been having tons of fun on our new inflatable kayaking trips this year at Whitewater Challengers. From the small group sizes, to the deluxe lunch they make for a really fun day on the river. Can't wait to see you back on the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Well organized. Very friendly guides. No problems with equipment. Groups are fairly large and sometimes the whole group has to wait for individual boats - understandable but when its a large group this is more likely to happen. We saw a bunch of other companies...More

1  Thank Jeremy K
Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks! The group size is pretty standard on our Family and Premier Rafting Trips, however we do offer our Premier Plus Rafting, Inflatable Kayaking Trips and a 3 Adventures Day Trip that offer smaller format groups and more personalized attention from your river guides. Join...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a place you want to go rafting and spend beautiful day.... What i liked: - Waterproof buckets in the rafts to keep your stuff dry - Well organized parking What i didn't like: - 2 Hours for check in and board on the bus...More

12  Thank JERONIMO C
Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're really sorry that you had less than a great time with us. I'm not sure why it took so long for your group to board the shuttle bus to the river, but the check-in process is typically about 30 minutes from the time a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 14 ranged in age from 15-60ish. Only two of us have ever done whitewater rafting before, so we chose the easier course. We purchased a package which included lunch which consisted of a choice of sandwich, drink, chips, and cookies. Anything you...More

Thank Linda10312
Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for telling us about your experience! Now that you've had your first taste of whitewater rafting, we hope you join us for the next step up: our Premier Whitewater Rafting with class 2-3 rapids. Faster water and excited rapids will give you a whole...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This review includes the family style rafting and camp ground. We planned the weekend around the rafting and originally reserved our group of 7 for the premier. However, due to the low water level we got a call advising us that the trips would only...More

Thank Wailym
Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for writing. It's unfortunate when Mother Nature turns off the spigot, and river levels make it impossible to raft on the more challenging sections of the river. The effect of this can be that all the outfitters concentrate their guests on the one...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing time our tour guide Cody was excellent, he was fun and provided a great experience! Will definitely return in the near future.

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

Thanks! We can't wait to get you on the river again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We can not express how AMAZING this trip was. My family came with my son's scout troop and were totally blown away by how much fun was had by everyone! The group campsite we were at had ample flat ground for tents, well kept picnic...More

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

Thanks! We are glad to here our theme weekend was a hit. We are planning several more Special Events throughout the rest of the rafting season. We can't wait to see the Troop on the river again next year.

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FloridaWriter
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
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Shannon M
17 May 2016|
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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
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