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Wildwater Nantahala - Private Adventures

10345 Hwy 74 W, NC 28713
+1 866-319-8870
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: At the Nantahala, Wildwater is the original outfitter for the Raft & Rail excursion, and also offers Jeep Tours, raft and inflatable kayak... more » Owner description: At the Nantahala, Wildwater is the original outfitter for the Raft & Rail excursion, and also offers Jeep Tours, raft and inflatable kayak rentals,fully guided whitewater rafting trips and zipline canopy tours with Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours. For a multi-day experience, Wildwater Nantahala also offers group lodging and unique Yurt lodging at Falling Waters Resort across the street from our Nantahala Adventure Center. Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours, the first zipline canopy tour in Western NC, is also located on the Falling Waters property. Family owned and operated since 1971, Wildwater is the only company to offer a Quality Service Guarantee. Wildwater offers over 15 different trips on four different rivers in the Southeast. « less
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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We simply cannot say enough about the wonderful experience we had with the Wildwater Nantahala Outfitters. We had not whitewatered in several years and were somewhat anxious at first. We met "Cricket" and she reassured us that we would be fine & she assigned us to "Jane". Jane is undoubtedly the very best guide, a master of the river and... More

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Milton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

My whole family had a great time rafting down the Nantahala.our guide was a little under the weather but made it though and was a joy to talk to. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Had the opportunity of doing both on the same day. Zipping, George and Chief were our guides for a group of 9, 6 of which had never been zip lining before. Five were college friends with varying perspectives of zipping. Everything from timid to gung ho. George and Chief were very accommodating with the group and very helpful in building... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was our first experience white water rafting, so I did a little research before I booked our trip. I wanted a trip that would be fun and a bit challenging for teens and their old Mom, but not unsafe. Two of my girls were also recovering from ankle injuries, so we couldn't do a trip that was too stressful... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We booked the morning trip and arrived early which I'm so glad we did. It gave us the opportunity to meet a lot of staff and other rafters before the trip. Our guide, Sarah R., was lovely and full of positive energy, she was knowledgeable, conscientious and loads of fun. The weather was hot but the water was chilly which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My son (19) and I have rafted the Nantahala several times. This trip was with my boyfriend, who had never rafted and my mother. She will be 89 next month AND is afraid of water because she can't swim. But she decided it looked like fun -- if she didn't get tossed from the raft. I was a nervous wreck.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Not only was the rafting exhilarating, but our guide, Ben, was just the icing on the cake! Positive energy and 2 hours of full out fun!

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West Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had a great time in the cold(48°) water! Our guide was very outgoing and made us feel safe and sound. The entire staff seemed only to have the guest enjoyment in mind. The trip is fun but not overly dangerous. This is a perfect place if you have always wanted to whitewater raft. p.s. we are over 50.

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Marietta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We really enjoyed the white water rafting experience. Our guide was terrific! I will certainly go back for another trip

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Apex, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I had reserved our excursion with Wildwater a month before our trip. I received a couple emails along the way, a reservation confirmation after using their website and a reminder a week or so before the trip. I purchased the Rail and Trails package so we took the train out from Bryson and at the train's turnaround point we disembarked... More

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