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Wildwater Nantahala - Rafting Adventures

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Address: 10345 Hwy 74 W, Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone Number: +1 866-319-8870
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Description: At the Nantahala, Wildwater is the original outfitter for the Raft & Rail...
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.
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This place is great! Very family friendly atmosphere, my guide Alex was a nice friendly bearded fella, he made sure we were all having a great time the entire time on the water... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This place is great! Very family friendly atmosphere, my guide Alex was a nice friendly bearded fella, he made sure we were all having a great time the entire time on the water. Being from FL I opted for the wet suit and I'm glad I did. I would definitely come back here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Even though we wanted to go to a class 4 ....we ended up doing a class 2 and we had an awesome time. Highly recommended to everyone. Definitely coming back and do class 3 or 4. Joel was great!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Oh boy did we have fun. It rained the water was ice cold. The river was beautiful in the rain. The rhododendron were blooming. The mist floated over some sections of the river. Our guide Rachel was awesome. She knew the names of all the rapids and many of the rocks too. She gave us wonderful instructions and we hit... More 

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Homestead, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We went with our 2 kids, ages 8 and 9. The guides were extremely nice and accommodating. Our guide Chris was very knowledgable about the surrounding area and not only did we have a great time rafting we learned about the nanhatala area. My recommendation is to get there early as the line to check in is long and it... More 

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Okeechobee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It was great. The guide was wonderful. Highly recommend. The best part of vacation was riding the rail and best and fun part of vacation was the white water rafting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had an amazing experience. Couldn't have had a better river guide than NICOLE, especially with a special needs child.

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Vienna, Austria
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It was so much fun rafting with our great guide Annie!! That day it was raining heavily, but it made it even greater with all that fog! I definitely want to do it again! Thumbs up!!! Although it's expensive, it worth the money. It will take you around 2-3 hours for the rafting tour. The water is pretty cold, but... More 

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Douglas, Georgia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My family and I visited Wildwater on June 29, 2015. Our guide's name was Chris "Topher". He was awesome. Wildwater as a company was awesome. This was the highlight of our vacation.

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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This was our first time whitewater rafting and our experience couldn't have been better. The staff was extremely nice and our guide, Thomas, was fantastic. We will definitely be returning!

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West Yellowstone, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Had a great trip with our girls. It was fun but never a moment of fear. Great first rafting trip because even those who were nervous had a great time and will be willing to try something a little more adventurous next time. Guides did a great job of explaining what to do without saying anything that might scare them.... More 

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Address: 10345 Hwy 74 W, Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone Number: +1 866-319-8870
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Bryson City

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