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Address: 394 Shawneehaw Ave., Banner Elk, NC 28604
Phone Number: 800 789 3343
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A freezing cold great trip

We were a group of 9 ladies. First, we were almost crying. It was so cold and foggy. We were shivering before we even got on to the river. Then they told us the river was a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We were a group of 9 ladies. First, we were almost crying. It was so cold and foggy. We were shivering before we even got on to the river. Then they told us the river was a "toasty" 48 degrees. Brrrrrr... We trusted the guides when they said: "It never rains on the river." Well, they were full of crap,... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Our group consisted of 6 teenagers & 5 adults. The rafting was lots of fun, though the water is very cold in early June. We loved that we could go down a particular set of rapids, then beach the raft, walk it back up to the top & go down the rapids again. the guides were happy to let us... More 

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EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this review

So sorry that the bus ride was not fun for you. We try to make everyone happy and I do apologize for anything we did to make your day not so great. More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I would highly recommend Edge of the World tours, this was truly the best part of our vacation! We had 3 young children with us and they made sure they felt secure and had a great time too.

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Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

While researching things to do on our trip to North Carolina, I found this company and I am so glad I did. My kids will not stop talking about it still!!! Ben, Andy and Mack were hilarous but wonderful tour guides. They made us feel as if we had gone rafting with friends and not tour guides. My kids (son... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My family (of 14) went on a rafting trip recently for our family reunion trip to Banner Elk. The reviews on here are VERY accurate so read through them. The guides are awesome (make sure you bring cash to tip your boat guide) and they were really great with the kids in our group (ages 4-10). Some things I would... More 

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Quincy, Illinois
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

A great experience. All day trip. The guides are wonderful and very funny! They take good care of you! I would recommend this.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

My two children (16 and 13) and I went rappelling and climbing with EOW in May 2015, and had a great experience. Jake and Andy (our guides) were patient, encouraging, and very safety conscious. My children were initially nervous but got over that and thoroughly enjoyed the trip. It gave them a real sense of accomplishment. We did two different... More 

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Newland, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Stopped for some info they were very friendly and I cannot wait to plan my next adventure. Great people and great fun.

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North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I've taken both my Girl Scout Troops to Edge of the World for our rafting trips. Each girl and each mother had the best time ever! Both troops went in early September of their 10th grade year in High School---my youngest troop went this past September. The rafting guides were extremely friendly, funny and put us at ease from the... More 

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Sunrise, FL
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My family and I used Edge of The World to go rafting in August 2014. The guides made this a fun experience. They kept us entertained from the moment we arrived. On the river, our guide Pat was great and patient with the 2 kids we had with us. They also stopped halfway and served us lunch which was surprisingly... More 

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Address: Address: 394 Shawneehaw Ave., Banner Elk, NC 28604
Phone Number: 800 789 3343
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Banner Elk

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