Take Me To The River

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Our river trips offer the best way to experience the wild and scenic Delaware River. Whether you slip away for a few hours or set off on a full-day adventure, a trip along the Delaware River will be a memorable time. As you paddle your way across the river, you’ll have the chance to see some of the area’s exotic fauna, including birds of prey soaring above the trees. A river trip is truly a can’t miss activity here at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort.

Some of our popular River Trips include guided kayak tours, ShawneeCraft® Canoe and Brew for beer lovers, and sunset paddles that includes a cozy fire, s’mores, and music. A Shawnee River Tour includes less rowing and more relaxing, as guests will journey down the river within a guided pontoon.

All trips are either 3 miles—Smithfield Beach to Shawnee (exclusive!), 6 miles—Smithfield to Kittatinny, or 13 mile—Bushkill to Shawnee.

Rates include canoes, kayaks, or rafts, as well as paddles, required life jackets, orientation, shuttle transportation, and parking. Please note, children must be at least 4 years old and weigh 40+ pounds to participate. Safety is our first priority.  

Create new Pocono memories with one a Shawnee river adventure!


2019 Season
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
*Open midweek for river trips by reservation only.

Guided Pontoon Boat Tours will be opening soon.

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Mountain Bike

The Shawnee Inn borders the 70,000 acre Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The McDade Trail offers 26 miles of continuous off-road biking terrain. Rent a mountain bike at the Shawnee Inn Recreation Base.
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Designed to exceed the expectations of any fishing angler. Individuals, couples & small groups can safely embark on a distinctive river adventure “Shawnee-guided, drift boat-style” with a certified PABC/NPS Fishing Guide.
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Double Kayak

Paddle in perfect harmony with your co-pilot while meandering down the Delaware River in one of Shawnee River Trip’s tandem kayaks. Day trips include a three, six or thirteen-mile trip starting at $40 per person.
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River Tubing

Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life to float down the scenic Delaware River for a relaxing view of the surrounding area with family or friends. Day trips include a three-mile trip & cost $35. Quick Float (40-60 minutes) $15.
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Delaware River Tours

Experience a historical narration of the Delaware River on our private pontoon boat. Tours run throughout the day for 50 min, 7 days a week & can accommodate up to six passengers. Adults $25, Children (12 & under) $10.  *Reservations required, seasonal hours may vary.
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Be the master of your own craft and paddle the Delaware River in one of Shawnee River Trip’s sit-in kayaks for an unforgettable outdoor experience. Day trips include three, six or thirteen miles and cost starts at $40 per person. 
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Best for families and groups of friends, rafting down the Delaware River is a social and fun experience. Minimum of four people per raft. Maximum of six people per raft. Day trips include three, six or thirteen miles. Cost starts at $38 per person.
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Paddle down the Delaware River in one of Shawnee River Trip’s canoes. 2-person minimum; 3-person maximum. Third passenger pays $10. Day Trips include a 3, 6 & 13-mile trip. Cost starts at: 1-10 people: $38 pp; 11-20 people: $33 pp; 21+ people: $28 pp

Available Throughout Summer (June–Aug). Call for details. 1-night trip: Bushkill, Eshback, or Dingman’s access 2-night trip: Milford access Cost $90/night Guides are available for an additional fee. Please Reserve in Advance.
Available Fridays Throughout Summer (June–Aug) 6:00 pm Trip Only Cost $45 Please Reserve in Advance.
Adults Only Available 6:00 p.m. (June—August) $40 | 90-Min Pontoon Boat Tour Reservations Required.
June—August (Canoes only) Every Saturday in Summer at 6:30 pm. Cost $40 Advance Reservations Required.
3 Miles Smithfield Beach to Shawnee (Exclusive!) Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. Trip Only Canoe $55 | Kayak $60  Reserve in Advance | Min. 6-person trip
Available Dates: June 17, July 16, and August 15, September 14, 2019 Cost $55/canoe, $60/kayak | Call for Times. Advance Reservations Encouraged.