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Address: 394 Shawneehaw Ave., Banner Elk, NC 28604
Phone Number: 800 789 3343
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I have been on the rivers with Edge of the world since 1982. It has always been a treat to have the Edge of the world biscuit, warmed in the special way.....

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2015
DirkNora
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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I have been on the rivers with Edge of the world since 1982. It has always been a treat to have the Edge of the world biscuit, warmed in the special way.....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

From moment 1, this will be a trip you'll talk about for years afterwards. The guides are 110% dedicated to what they do. They should head their own standup act and open a club in Banner Elk. Mack, our lead guide should go on tour. Mail us your scheduled performance dates, and we'll be there. The rapids, contrary to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

I went for birthday/anniversary celebration and we had the best time. Our guide Jake was amazing and informative. It is a 45 minute drive to the river from EOW so be prepared for some comedy. The river is cold and even more so if you lose you shoes!

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1 Thank Autumnfalls7
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Awesome rafting with this company who has the only reserved river side picnic spot next to the Anaconda class 3 part of the the 7ish mile river ride. Great picnic... Exclusive ability to Ride the Anaconda class 3 over and over with a personal photographer to take your pics riding this part of the river, since they have the rights... More 

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Scotland Neck, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Very Friendly and entertaining staff. Loved the trip! The lunch was a great bonus. Great trip for beginners and kids. Would plan another trip with this group if we return to the mountains.

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Thank orangii
Groveland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This was our families first White Water Rafting trip. We looked at 7 other companies before we made our reservations at EOW. We were celebrating our son's 13th birthday. From the moment we arrived, the staff was friendly and very helpful. The comedy show that Jake and Jib put on before we left that morning and the entire bus ride... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I've taken my family with this group for years. We have a second home in Linville, NC. Edge of the World is our favorite activity every Summer. The rafting is fun -- but any company can put a raft on a bus and take you to the river. Edge of the World has the best river guides who entertain the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Awesome experience for our family (wife's 1st trip, 16 yr.old's 2nd)!! August, Mac & Ollie included humor throughout our time with Edge Of the World. Jared, my son, enjoyed this trip just as much as his first, at age 11. This trip is a full day adventure which includes 3.5 hours on the river (mostly class I/II rapids) & 2.5... More 

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Matthews, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

If your looking for a really entertaining first time family rafting experience, look no further. It was truly a delight from start to finish.

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Matthews, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We went on a Friday, there were about 50 people in our 11am group. There were 5 of us, myself, husband, 19 yr daughter, her boyfriend, and my 12 yr son. We got there to check in and they were super friendly. The whole bus ride there and back they entertained us. The water was super cold but refreshing. The... More 

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