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Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours

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Address: 155 Greenville Rd, Shirley Mills, ME 04485-4409
Phone Number: +1 207-695-0151
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Daily whitewater rafting trips ideal for family rafting fun and the most...

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, or inflatable kayaking trip with our charming and convenient motel. Whatever the adventure, be sure to join Northeast Whitewater Rafting - your basecamp and guides at Moosehead Lake!

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Terrific Moose Photography

If you want to see Moose this is the company to do it with! We went out driving and canoeing looking for Moose to photograph with a fall foliage background. Not only did we see... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you want to see Moose this is the company to do it with! We went out driving and canoeing looking for Moose to photograph with a fall foliage background. Not only did we see and photograph seven moose but we also tracked and photographed a mother and her calf. Brilliant tour with a great guide. Even if we hadn't... More 

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review of our moose watching tours! We are thrilled you had a great time, enjoyed the scenery, canoeing, fall colors and finding moose to photograph with us. We hope that you visit again. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Just two of us went out in the morning with Ashley as our guide and had the best experience. She took us to all the spots where moose were likely to be given it was the rutting season. At this time of year the moose are in the open clearings near the forest and are well away from the feeding... More 

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this review

Julie, thank you so much for sharing your experience and we are glad to hear of your positive success with Ashley as your guide! Agreed, the private safaris are exceptional and really personalized. Thanks again for joining us and enjoying our private moose tour. We hope to see you again!! More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I took my husband here with high hopes we would see a moose. While booking the reservation I was told that people have far more success on the canoe tour rather than the van tour, with that said I booked the canoe tour. To my disappointment we drove nearly 50 minutes in a rickety loud van, so loud we could... More 

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this review

I took some time to review the reservation you made with Kim and see that a canoe tour was the chosen activity. My takeaway from your post is that you should have chosen a private tour for just you and your husband. A private tour would have given you the flexibility to canoe if you would like or not canoe... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took several tours with this company and had a wonderful time. The staff was polite and very knowledgeable and entertaining. We would recommend them to everyone.

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this review

Terri it was great having you join us for the activities! We enjoyed having you both on our trips. Glad you checked out the ice caves and it was neat to hear your stories about your cave adventures! We hope to see you on a return visit to Maine! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We did both the white-watering rafting and moose tour. The rafting trip was down the Kennebec River. It couldn't have been more wonderful! We had an awesome team of guides, Harrison, Wes, Derek and the co-owner, Jessica. The trip was not only professionally handled, safety a top priority, but also fun and personable. They did an incredible job of getting... More 

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this review

Lia, thank you, thank you, thank you! It means so much to us to provide excellent customer service on all of our trips with the best trained guides. I personally, had such a terrific time getting to know both you and Amelia and look forward to your return visit next summer. Until then, take care. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Jesse and Jeremy were the ultimate hosts, from the original reservation right through to the end of the day of our rafting experience. Not only did we feel safe and confident with our guides (as this was our first experience), but also felt like part of the Northeast Rafting family. From moment we arrived at their facility, these folks were... More 

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this review

Molly, thank you so much!! It was tons of fun having you and your family here and I'm so glad we had the chance to visit with you after the trip, too!! Can't wait to have you back with us next season. Be in touch anytime and we'll see you again! Take care. More 

Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Awesome trip....very organized. Guides were great! We loved Tom! The bus ride to the drop spot was pretty long from the "headquarters" but the guides tried making the trip pass by fast with games and such. It was awesome to have done Double Trouble!!!! You get to do it twice and the second time you know what to expect and... More 

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this review

Awesome Tracey and thank you so much! So glad you had a great river experience AND got to do the Double Trouble Penobscot trip - super awesome! See you next summer!!! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

One word to describe our experience with this company: amazing! The staff were all friendly, energetic, and super knowledgeable about the area. The trip to and from the rapids were a blast! They provided lunch and went all out! Cooked chicken and steak, rice, brownies, and more! Everything you needed to know or have for the trip they could tell... More 

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this review

Oh, this is so awesome and truly means so much!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you! We are so glad your anniversary trip was wonderful with memories to last a lifetime. We hope to have you on a return trip with us for your 20th anniversary and 30th and more! Until we see you again, take care! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

The day spent with Northeast Whitewater was wonderful! The guides were fun but professional. They took good care of us. Learning tidbits of the Kennebec river was great. The lunch was spectacular. I can't wait to go back!

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We'll look forward to seeing you again next summer! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I went rafting with Northeast on the Penobscot river. It has class 5 rapids and calm sections. We had an amazing trip down the river and I felt safe the whole time. Lunch was awesome and they were very accommodating for any food alternatives that you may need (vegetarian, vegan, allergies). Overall it was an awesome day full of fun... More 

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watergrl79, Manager at Northeast Whitewater - Day Tours, responded to this review

Jenn, thank you so much! We are thrilled you had a great time and can't wait until you come back up for the next adventure with us. Until then, take care! Thanks again for the kind review. More 

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