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Address: 4511 State Route 28, North River, NY 12856-7729
Phone Number: +1 800-443-8554
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Whitewater Challengers is a premier rafting outfitter in upstate NY and...

Whitewater Challengers is a premier rafting outfitter in upstate NY and Northeast PA. The Hudson River Adventure Center offers thrilling rafting trips on rapids up to Class V in the spring time and Class III in Summer and Fall. We raft every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday from April-October.

It's the most fun you'll have all year!

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One of the must fun days I've ever had!

We had a fantastic time on this trip! We went today (8/9/16) and I wondered if we would even have any waves this time of year but it was great. It helped hat it was a picture... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 August 2016
Shelley S
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Charlestown, New Hampshire, United States
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Charlestown, New Hampshire, United States
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We had a fantastic time on this trip! We went today (8/9/16) and I wondered if we would even have any waves this time of year but it was great. It helped hat it was a picture perfect day....absolutely gorgeous. The scenery was beautiful and the rapids were a blast. Good time of year to try it if you've never... More 

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Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

Thanks for letting us know you had such a great time! We look forward to seeing you next year. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

All the tour guides are AWESOME!! Some Hippy people and they know their stuff !! U can trust this company with your safety for sure --your instructor will customize your trip for u if u want a more intense rapid or more scenic adventure. Great price and yummy peanut butter honey wraps for lunch and hot tea .. Really nice.... More 

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Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

We think it's awesome too! Thanks for rafting the Hudson with Whitewater Challengers. More 

Claremont, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

We had a trip down the Hudson Gorge in August 2015 with our amazing guide Drew. It was myself, my girlfriend, and our 5 kids ages 8-14, and it was really one of the best all -time things we have done as a family. I can't speak highly enough about the experience. Drew was outstanding! Incredibly patient, funny, motivating, and... More 

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Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

We're excited to be part of your family tradition! It's all about new adventures, getting outdoors, and making memories that last a lifetime. More 

Guilford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

We had 8 family members in our raft plus Madd Dog our wonderful guide. The ages ranged from 8 year old to 69. We had a great adventure going down the river. The scenery was majestic and the water was wonderful. There was just enough rough Rapids and smooth water to provide us with great day. We stopped for lunch,... More 

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Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

As we like to say...it's the most fun you'll have all year! So glad you had a blast with us. Hope you come back for another adventure soon. More 

Huntington, New York
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

My brother, his fiance and I had such a great experience rafting with Whitewater Challengers. I had done white water rafting a few times before but this trip stood out in no small part due to the way the company is run and our fantastic guide Billy (aka "Madd Pup"). Everything was organized and well planned out from the moment... More 

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Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

It is great to know that our love for the outdoors and for the sport of whitewater rafting really shows through to our guests. Many of our guides say that one of the favorite parts of their job is getting to share their passion with other people. We hope to see you on the river again! More 

Candor, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

Having never done any white water rafting I had no idea what to expect and was a little worried about what I had signed my family up for but,,, It was awesome! The staff was very friendly and helpful and our guide Marrisa was wonderful. Each rapid and how to navigate through the was thoroughly explained. The scenery was awesome.... More 

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Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

We'd love to have you back! That chicken BBQ is delicious, especially after a day of paddling the Hudson. Thanks for joining us on the river, we're glad you and your family had a great experience. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

My family enjoys rafting and my 11yo son was finally old enough for the class 4 Hudson trip on July 4th. Jumping off the Boulder mid-River and "Riding the Bronco" thru the rapids made his day. We shared the boat with another rafting family and Julie our guide. We all had a great day sharing rafting stories and learning about... More 

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Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

If you want to try higher class rapids book a spring time rafting trip on the Hudson or Black River. Ages 14+. We look forward to having your family join us on the river again! More 

New Jersey
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

A last minute change of plans over the 4th of July weekend brought my husband and I to Whitewater Challengers. I'm actually happy our original plans fell through because we had a great day on the river with all the guides and other rafters. This is a very well run operation. All of the guides and staff are so helpful... More 

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Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

Some times it those spur of the moment decisions that can lead to best adventures, we were glad to be part of your 4th of July weekend! Hope to see you on the river again soon. More 

East Rockaway, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

"Mad Pup" is Awesome - made the time on the river wetter and wilder than other guides; knew the river well; lots of antics resulted in a very good time.

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Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

Wet and wild! Sounds like a great rafting trip. More 

adk mts, NY
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

This was my third time rafting the Hudson River with Whitewater Challengers and again had an awesome experience. This trip was with my girl friends from high school looking for an "extreme" adventure as we celebrated a milestone birthday. I will not go with another rafting company - and here's why: 1. Professionalism: Our rafting guide Mikey is a true... More 

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Ken P, Owner at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

Can't wait to see on the river for trip #4! We will will pass your compliments on to our staff, thank you. More 

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