WWOC Blog

WWOC Sanitation and Social Distancing Guidelines

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We are very excited to get our guests on the river and enjoy the beauty and excitement of the Hudson River Gorge. With this in mind, we have enhanced our sanitizing program that we currently use to reflect the current needs of the Covid-19 pandemic. WWOC Sanitation and social distancing guideline for the 17- mile…

What if rains during my Whitewater Rafting Trip?!

Big Splashes, Big Fun!

This is another question that is often brought up.  The short answer is – You get wet!  No matter which trip you pick you will get wet even if the sun is shining.  Most days are rain free but sometimes they are not.  With all our trips the river is so exciting I have had…

How do I become a Whitewater raft guide on the Sacandaga River for WWOC?

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The Sacandaga is a fun 3.5-mile trip that features class 2-3 whitewater with fun waves, hydraulics and great swimming spots. The Sacandaga River has daily dam releases starting in June and continues till Labor Day weekend. WWOC trips run daily at 10:00, 12:00 and 2:00 from our Sac base at 1115 lake Ave Lake Luzerne…

How do I become a Hudson River Gorge Raft Guide for Wild Waters?

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Everyone that guides on the Hudson River Gorge must have a NYS Guide License. The minimum NYS requirements are: (not listed in any order) Certified in CPR, 1st Aid and basic water safety. Take and pass 2 written test that NYS administers several times a year (one test is focused on your basic knowledge of the…

When should I raft the 17 mile Hudson River Gorge? Spring or Summer?

Fun for the Whole Family!

This is a great question that guests often asks. The short answer is if you like big and challenging cold water then spring is your best bet but if you like warm water with fun playful rapids then summer is your best choice. But let’s delve a little more into the different seasons. Between the…