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Great bonding experience

First time for everyone in the family, so we didn’t really know what to expect. Although all three... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Chancin18
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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
Great!

Loved this event (Pinelands discovery = canoeing and taking a nature walk. Our guide, John, was so... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
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Pinelands Adventures offers canoeing and kayaking on the Batsto and Mullica rivers and guided Pine Barrens paddling, nature and history tours in New Jersey's Wharton State Forest.
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pine barrens” (85 reviews)
“batsto river” (81 reviews)
“great trip” (34 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
1005 Atsion Rd, Shamong, NJ 08088-9540
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"pine barrens"
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"batsto river"
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"great trip"
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"canoe trip"
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"hour trip"
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"twists and turns"
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"single kayaks"
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"self guided"
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"drop off point"
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"launch site"
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"friendly and knowledgeable staff"
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"tight turns"
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"relaxing trip"
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"downed trees"
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"small group"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First time for everyone in the family, so we didn’t really know what to expect. Although all three of our canoes capsized(not to mention I’m 8 months pregnant lol) we have memories and laughs that will last a lifetime! I’d definitely do it again. Thank...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved this event (Pinelands discovery = canoeing and taking a nature walk. Our guide, John, was so knowledgeable and personable, it was great! I, hubby and young adult daughter thoroughly enjoyed it. The price was reasonable, too, and everyone at Pinelands is really nice and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have tried a few kayak rental 0laces in south Jersey. This is my favorite. I have always felt comfortable and welcomed by the owners and the guides. This last trip was my first solo trip and not once did I feel discouraged or uneasy....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We paddled the batsto from quakerbridge to batsto lake. It was a nice day but I had asked if the river was cleared and it is not -going around many corners you eyes are in direct line with cut off branches. Someone is gonna get...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my third excursion with Pinelands Adventures. The guides are always informative, helpful and great with kids. I've learned something new on each trip. The arrangements are easy and well organized - all you do is show up in the appropriate clothing and enjoy...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our guide was very knowledgeable and nice! He answered all of my sons questions without blinking an eye. Great way to spend time with kids!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good scenic view adventuring down the creek for 7 miles in the Pinelands to an open beautiful lake. Pinelands Adventures offer kayak and canoe rentals for a reasonable flat rate.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was very helpful and friendly. Before starting on the trip they would tell you exactly where you would be starting, how long it would take and where you would ending and picked up. I was very pleased that at the end of trip...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The customer service is great! We didn't book an appointment but they were happy to accommodate us. We did the 2 hour course which started with alot of twists and turn and led to a broader river. We went on the 2 hour Mullica course....More

Thank Dany J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been to Pinelands a number of times and each time it's a joy. The trip starts with a ride into the barrens and a tutorial about local history. The guides are always pleasant and accommodating. Seems every trip, the guide/driver has some new tidbit of...More

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Patty D
11 June 2018|
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Response from PinelandsAdventures | Property representative |
Hi Patty, As Judith said it certainly can get hot. However, the water is cool and trees shade most of the river which reduces the temperature a bit. The weather certainly varies dramatically from day to day and week to week... More
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Sewjudy1
16 September 2016|
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Response from PinelandsAdventures | Property representative |
The Batsto River from Quaker Bridge to Batsto Lake is currently (9-16-16) the best bet. It's our most dependable stretch of river even when water levels are low elsewhere. The Mullica is low and there are a number of places... More
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L2mg
11 July 2016|
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Response from PinelandsAdventures | Property representative |
The canoe rentals during the summer at Atsion Recreation Area are available from another vendor. Pinelands Adventures can offer daily rentals at the lake before Memorial Day and after Labor Day. For those staying at Atsion... More
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