What class are the rapids? Class 1 and class 2. Great for people of all ages and experience levels.
Can my pets raft/canoe/kayak/tube? No! Please leave any pets at home.
How many passengers can fit in a raft? 6.
How many passengers can fit in a canoe? 2.
How many passengers can fit in a kayak? 1.
How long is the Pond Eddy to Port Jervis trip? 9 miles, usually about 4 hours depending on river conditions and how much you paddle.
Are the trips guided? No, our trips are self-guided. After a brief trip orientation, you will be well-equipped to embark on your own self-guided adventure.
What time do the trips depart? We offer trips every hour on the hour from 9am until 12pm (noon) on most days. The transportation up-river departs at the top of the hour, so please arrive 15-20 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time. For example, if you are scheduled for 10am, please arrive around 9:45am.
Are deposits required? Yes, we do require a 50% deposit in order to hold your reservation.
Is there an age minimum? For tubing, the age minimum is 12 y/o. For rafting, the child must be 30 lbs or more to raft.
What should we bring? Comfortable footwear (we recommend water shoes, sandals with straps, or sneakers), sunscreen, plenty of water, snacks, trash bag.
Can we bring a cooler? Yes! Most coolers up to a standard chest size will fit in a raft. There is some room for a smaller cooler in canoes and kayaks, and for tubing if you have a waterproof or floating cooler we will attach it to your tube for you. You may also purchase a floating cooler at our office for $25.00.
Do you sell food/ice/drinks? No! Please bring everything you would like to bring with you on the day of your trip. We have a small merchandise section where we offer waterproof bags and boxes, sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, water shoes, etc, but we do not have food or drink items for sale.
What should I leave at home? You cannot bring pets on your river trip, please leave pets at home! The NPS prohibits glass bottles/containers on the river, so please leave all glass at home.
Can I leave my keys or personal belongings in the office or in a locker? No. We do not hold keys or other personal belongings, so please leave all items you do not want to bring on your trip or leave in your car at home.
Do I get off the river at the same place where I started? No, the river is not a circle. You will begin your trip in Pond Eddy and float 9 miles down to Port Jervis.
How do I get to the river? We will transport you to the river from our office, where you will park your car, and then pick you up at the end and bring you back to our office.
What do I do with my trash? Please be sure to pack a trash bag so that you can take all trash items that you bring with you off the river.
Will I get wet? Yes. You and anything you bring with you will get wet, so please leave any valuables or things you do not wish to get wet at home or in the car. Please do not bring your towel or change of clothes on the river. Please do not bring your keys on the river. Please do not bring your phone unless it is protected by a waterproof phone case on the river.