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River and Earth Adventures, Inc

1655 Highway 105, Boone, NC 28607
+1 828-355-9797
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Ranked #2 of 13 Activities in Boone
Type: Educational Sites
Owner description: Quality not quantity is the the only way to float. River and Earth Adventures, Inc is dedicated to adventure, eco-education, and healthy living.... more » Owner description: Quality not quantity is the the only way to float. River and Earth Adventures, Inc is dedicated to adventure, eco-education, and healthy living. Connect with your friends and family while challenging yourself and enjoying some of the best natural areas in the Appalachian Mountains. River and Earth Adventures offers rafting, caving, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, gem mining, and biking. « less
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Rockledge, Florida, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I took my grandaugher on probably will be our last trip togeather. While she went ziplining at another location i stopped at your facility and searched through the rocks to occupy my time. Thinking your were an honest company i found a stone a sapphire (her birthstone) as a suprise for her birthday and memento of our trip.. It probably... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is my first review, but we felt too guilty not to finally write a review and let people know about our experience. We decided to drive ourselves to our $170 day, which promised exciting rapids on the French Broad River Basin and a gourmet deli lunch. We read all reviews we could find, and so many positive ones, but... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Have had multiple guided rafting tours on numerous rivers, this was far and above the best toured adventure experience I have ever had the pleasure of going on! The guides were experienced, professional, and hilarious. There is a lot to offer, can't wait to try caving with them!

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Hickory, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Took my family rafting on the Watauga Saturday and Sunday with REA. Had a great time both days, traveled two different sections of the river. The guides where courteous, funny and very knowledgeable of the river. This has been my fifth time with this company and have always had a good experience with them. The rafting trip was great, the... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

BSA Troop 214 - Raleigh, NC had a great time caving with REA on Aug 9-10, 2014. Their new base camp on the Watuaga River in Elizabethton is a perfect spot for Boy Scouts to overnight before going on to Bluff City and Worley's Cave. We enjoyed having the river sing us to sleep Friday night. Our guide, Eagle Scout... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Fantastic experience! Our first time caving, had no idea what to expect! Aeon and David led us expertly through the caves. They kept it challenging for the entire group, sprinkled in just a bit of history... and kept us laughing <well tried their best> with tour-guide jokes :) Josh prepared a fantastic lunch and joined us for the second half... More

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Brandon, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We did the caving/rafting combo with Brian and David. They were amazing guides who really took safety into account while having a lot of fun. We had come to the area from Florida with our Girl Scout troop so we had eight 14 year olds. They guides joked with them and were very encouraging and supportive. They really made the... More

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We went on a whitewater trip down the Watauga river in Elizabethton, TN, and was fairly unimpressed with the river as a whole. One of the guides seemed very inexperienced, and was hung up on everything in the river, which seemed to be part of the reason that our boat became flipped (with my 9 year in it as well).... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We did the cave/raft tour with River Earth Adventures, and my 7-year-old daughter ranks it as the best day of her summer. We were in a group with several children and moms. From the outpost in Elizabethton, TN, it was a quick ride to the cave, and a short hike to the mouth. Once inside, our guide showed us all... More

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My teenage son, husband and I went spelunking at Worley's Cave with River & Earth Adventures our guides were Eliah and Logan. If you have never tried it we highly recommend it. I was nervous to tell the truth since I was afraid the realization of being in a cave might make me feel trapped, but the experience was quite... More

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