Includes the best 6-mile stretch on the Delaware (Knights Eddy to Matamoras) but starts 3 miles north at our Pond Eddy location. Offering the most exciting whitewater on the river, kids and adults of all ages can enjoy a good splash! Gaze at the spectacular scenery as the river winds through the famous Hawk’s Nest area. History: The Hawk’s Nest name is derived from the birds of prey that nest in the area. Originally a one-lane dirt road in 1859, this winding road overlooks the Delaware River valley and is now part of the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway.
The first 3 miles are on the mild side, allowing you plenty of time to ‘get your feet wet’. The first set of rapids, Staircase, is on river right. The Mongaup Rapids, created by the extra flow of the Mongaup River letting into the Delaware River, are a roller coaster set of rapids and the best on the Delaware River. Stay far left just before entering the Hawk’s Nest region to catch the standing waves at Butler’s. This short set of rapids are sure to thrill. Ride the waves as you travel under the Millrift Railroad Bridge or locally known as #2 Railroad Bridge, once used for the Erie Railroad. Cruise down the river one more mile to see our landing on the right, and your adventure is complete.
The longest raft trip from our Matamoras location (closest location to NYC, NJ) and includes the best whitewater on the Delaware River. Plan more time on the water if swimming, picnicing, or just relaxing in the sun.
|# of Adults||Monday - Friday||Saturday, Sunday & Holidays|
|30+||Call for group sales||Call for group sales|
Minimum rental: 3 persons per raft
Advanced reservations are required to ensure availability.
Same day reservations or walk-ins will be charged a $5 per person fee. We try to accommodate walk-ins after our reserved guests are served.
All rates are daily and include boats, paddles, life jackets, free transportation, safety & paddle instruction along with full use of our facilities. Sales Tax, Trip Cancellation Protection, and Damage Insurance not included.
Save 50% on 2nd day raft, canoe, or kayak river trips!
Kids Go Free when accompanied with family. Children ages 9 and under ride free with 3 paying guests in each raft.