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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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So much fun

I went to white water raft on July 29th 2012 and it was awesome! I was with a big group of friends and we had a blast! Our guide was awesome we called hI'm "Mardi Gras" cause he... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2012
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

I went to white water raft on July 29th 2012 and it was awesome! I was with a big group of friends and we had a blast! Our guide was awesome we called hI'm "Mardi Gras" cause he had his toe nails painted purple and green. I called him "Joker" he was awesome! He connected with us really well and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

I have used NOC for biking and rafting for over 15 years and have never been disappointed. We tried paddleboarding and their Zip Line Adventure Park also this summer. Staff was pleasant and helpful as usual. My only disappointment was at the Zip Line Adventure Park which was so terribly overcrowded and the lines so long that we finally just... More 

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Longwood, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Have been to NOC before and enjoyed their activities and stores. This July - not. Staff was helpful but not knowledgeable about their check-in process. 2 employees directed us to the actual zipline area and not the check-in area resulting in our party of 4 arriving right at the time our activity was to start. This made our start time... More 

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Evans, ga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

The new ropes course and zip line adventure located at the Nantahala River appears to be a success! The ropes course/zip line combo cost $49 and you can take advantage of the single zip line and two different ropes courses as much as you want for 2 to 2 1/2 hours. The requirement is simply that you weigh between 75... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

My husband, my 17 year old son and I went as our first white water rafting experience. It was excellent from the moment I booked until it was over. Definitely got our money's worth. The booking agent was very pleasant and knowledgible. She Recommended doing level 1-III rapids first and she was right. Our guide, Zach was excellent and funny.... More 

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

Stopped here after we went whitewater rafting. Ended up buying a backpack after a lot of help from one of the employees (I think TJ?) .. very friendly. We came back the next day and rented a couple of mountain bikes to do the 6 mile trail. Awesome!

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charlotte, nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

We had a blast rafting on the river. They also have a couple of nice restaurants and a shop right on the water. It's fun to watch the rafters going by.

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

This was our hour stop on the GSMR and we happy to see what the center has, although I think my girls ages 21 and 23 will enjoy more but a stay at Fontana Village is definitely on our things to do.

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Brasstown, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

was great cool friendly servie .... tea refils was slow but other wise I will be back.. took friends on a walk by the river was so relaxing great time

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Had an unadventurous rafting trip with a good guide that was attentive to us and the other people on our raft. He shifted us around a couple of times just to make sure we all got wet! The water here is quiet but the scenery along the way was very pretty.

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