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Nantahala Outdoor Center - Private Adventures

13077 Highway 19 W, NC 28713-9165
1.888.905.7238
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Owner description: Since 1972, NOC has shared the outdoors with millions of guests on whitewater river rafting trips, with all varieties of kayak and canoe instruction,... more » Owner description: Since 1972, NOC has shared the outdoors with millions of guests on whitewater river rafting trips, with all varieties of kayak and canoe instruction, on mountain bikes and around the world with our adventure travel trips. « less
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Plattsmouth, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

My family and I went here after our Disney Cruise. This was the most breath taking place I have seen in a while. It had so much to do and see. We went whitewater rafting and horseback riding. I wish we could of stay longer.

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Westminster, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I had the BEST DAY EVER at NOC this past weekend. It started with a guided raft trip down the Nantahala River and finished with a zip lining. The guides and all NOC staff were fantastic. Totally worth every penny! Can't wait to visit the area again! There is so much to do there that I know I would fill... More

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Ringgold, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Had a great time at the NOC, Guest Appreciation Festival. Plenty of activities, great deals on gear, good food, and great music. Will return for sure.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

First time zip lining and it was amazing, the guides Tom and Dan were welcoming and just wanted us to have fun, they kept us safe and gave our group great instructions. The view on the half mile zip was just spectacular, and Tom was very knowledgeable and very happy to share his knowledge of the different trees in the... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We enjoyed the annual festival which thanked their hiker, paddler, and biker customers. The rafting on the Nantahala was a little scary, but fun.

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Hernando, Mississippi
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A friend and I scheduled a zip lining tour that was well organized and safety-oriented. Our group included novices like ourselves as well as regular zip-liners. Our training was extremely well done and our guides were friendly and expert at helping folks relax and enjoy the ride. The training was in-depth, so wouldn't be for expert "zippers," but was perfect... More

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Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

My husband and I went to Bryson City for our honeymoon. The NOH is about 20 minutes away and well worth the drive. We booked the zip line tour and white water rafting trip together. Our guides for the zip line tour were Tom and John. They were both amazing and fun! They we very knowledgeable and were willing to... More

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Orlando, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Although we live in Florida, NOC has been part of our lives for more than 30 years. When our children were growing up, most scout and church trips included a stop there for rafting, and our daughter has taken kayaking and mountain biking classes there. Any family trip to the mountains usually also included a visit to NOC. In recent... More

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Farmer City, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I never got to experience the rafting or ziplining...but just talking and looking there made it worthwhile. The AT crosses right there and that was good enough for me. They have a restaurant and bbq, which I did not sample. I thought the place was kept up pretty well, since they get tons of traffic. It was clean. The bathrooms... More

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Isle of Palms, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Enough said in the title. This is a great place for people with $$$$ to spend. Not a spot for hikers on a budget.

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