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Nantahala Outdoor Center - Private Adventures

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Address: 13077 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9165
Phone Number: 1.888.905.7238
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Description: Since 1972, NOC has shared the outdoors with millions of guests on...
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.
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Nolichucky by Inflatable Kayak? Yes!

The Nolichucky full day is awesome. The inflatable kayaks made it perfect. If you are given the option - it makes for a more adventurous day of rafting. Beautiful scenery and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The Nolichucky full day is awesome. The inflatable kayaks made it perfect. If you are given the option - it makes for a more adventurous day of rafting. Beautiful scenery and challenging enough to say excellent. Best guides ever on a rafting trip.

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Brighton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

THis was our second trip to NOC, this time with our extended family. We had a great time as usual, our guide was great, the trip was fun and we had a great meal on site as well! Tim and Rich are great guides but I have a feeling that they are all well trained and great people!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This was my ten year old daughter's first experience rafting. Our guide, Katie was fantastic! We both loved it! We felt safe the entire time and now have an amazing memory. My daughter can't wait to do it again! I highly recommend!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A friend and I took a guided tour down the Natahala river and had a wonderful experience. The guide was friendly and knowledgeable and went out of his way to make the experience enjoyable. We also did their mountain top zip-line tour which was also a great experience. Again friendly, knowledgable guides, and a good variety of zips with great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We booked this at the last minute after our morning zip line in Tennessee was cancelled for bad weather! I'm so glad our original plan got scratched because we had phenomenal zip line experience with our kids! Will and Miranda were perfect guides as we zipped and climbed our way through the course. I'm not sure we could have had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We were looking for medium level whitewater rafting with guides, and a good zipline experience. I don't think we could've found a better group than NOC. We chose the combination rafting/zipline tour that offered $25 discount per person, so we enjoyed a full day of outdoor adventure with numerous staff supporting us for about $135 per person, which we felt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

My husband and I rafted years ago with the NOC down the Ocoee and we loved it. Now that our kids are old enough ( my youngest is 8), we wanted them to see the mountains and experience rafting. The NOC gives a terrific experience! Our guide, Dale, was a treat and we had a blast! Highly recommend and please... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Absolutely fantastic experience white water rafting. Nice, clean facilities, shops, food and equipment. Staff is funny, helpful, and very knowledgeable. Our guide, Katy Dennis, is the best ever - she made the trip enjoyable for everyone in our boat. One thing to keep in mind.....the water is COLD even in the summer. Certainly plan on returning!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We took a guided trip in a duckie on day 1 and went by ourselves on day 2 and were completely comfortable doing it. Going in a duckie, whether a one person or two person, is much better than any rafting trip we've done. The class 2 Rapids of the Nantahala are perfect for the duckies and the less experienced... More 

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Rittman, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

From the guided rafting trip down the Nantahala to the zip line experience above the gorge we were treated like we were the only ones there. The staff and guides at all of our adventures were beyond helpful and friendly. They got to know us personally and treated us like family. You could feel they wanted to be there and... More 

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Address: 13077 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9165
Phone Number: 1.888.905.7238
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Bryson City
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 99 - 99

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