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Wildwater Nantahala - Rafting 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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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

This was the best money we spent the entire weekend. Three hours of amazing sights and lots of local history thanks to our great guide Mr. Crawford. Highly recommended if you visit the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

My daughters 11/14 and I reserved with Wildwater. We had a fantastic trip. We stayed warm wearing nylon yoga pants. Do not wear cotton. Wet suits are available but if you go on a pretty sunny day I don't think you need one. Michael was our guide. He was great! Great personality, great jokes, and he talked about fun facts... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Good guide who explained everything well. Water was lower than I expected with lower class rapids. Beautiful fall day and even though water was cold I stayed warm enough to enjoy entire trip. Lunch at halfway point was changed to after the trip but it worked out fine.

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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A group of 25 of us had a wonderful time rafting for 2 hours. The water was cold but the air was warm enough to not be real cold. Our guide asked if we wanted a smooth ride or rough ride and we chose the rough one. He has the raft spinning around and bouncing off rocks. What a blast.... More

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

A long week-end mountain trip included a whitewater trip down the Nantahala River. A friend recommended Wildwater and it was a great recommendation. Our guide, Blake, was one of the best guides I have every used. He made the river fun and kept the our young boys entertained. He wanted to make the trip a good experience regardless of the... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We went with 2 other couples on this adventure. It was my first time but not for most of the group. BEN was the best guide!! We laughed so much. I was really worried about falling out of the raft but somehow we all managed to stay in!! Mostly it was due to Ben's knowledge and experience on the water!... More

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Greenville, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

With just 4 of us going for a quick weekend away, this rafting trip was one of the best we've ever done. Our guide, Blake, no doubt made the trip what it was: seriously fun! He was entertaining and a clearly professional guide who knew how to make the the most out of the Nantahala. We appreciated his humor and... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Our family spent the weekend at Nantahala and our first adventure was whitewater rafting with Wildwater Nantahala. We've been whitewater rafting before so we knew what to expect. The team at Wildwater kept our group entertained and informed with what to expect on our trip. Our guide, Jane, was very experienced and provided insightful information about the history of the... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Went with my mother on the whitewater rafting and ziplining. We stayed in a yurt which was the best camping experience I have ever had. It was our first time rafting. It was very exciting and Emily, our tour guide gave us a thrilling ride! I will definitely go again!

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Rutherfordton, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Took a group of 6, including 4 teens, rafting with this company Labor Day weekend. We had an absolute blast. Only 1 of us had ever been rafting on the Nantahala previously. We will use this company again. Can't wait for our next Wildwater excursion. We have also been ziplining with this company. All of the guides are excellent at... More

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