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Rolling Thunder River Company - Private Adventures

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Address: 10160 Highway 19 West, Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone Number: 800-408-7238
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Description: Rolling Thunder River Company has provided exceptional river trips for...
Rolling Thunder River Company has provided exceptional river trips for over 34 years. The family-friendly Nantahala River in western North Carolina has become a favorite river for hundreds of thousands of rafters each season.
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Very professional guides and the river was nice. If this is your first time rafting, I would highly recommend these guys.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Very professional guides and the river was nice. If this is your first time rafting, I would highly recommend these guys.

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Carrollton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Wizzler is fabulous!!!!! We had a great time! Our guide made sure we got the most out of our experience!! He DID NOT have to buy pizza 🍕 we will be back!!!

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Excellent spot for rafting, very organized the Guide was great , and every other worker (Guide receptionist ) also

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

My husband, children (ages 12 & 10), uncle, and cousins (ages 12 & 14) went down the Nantahala River with Rolling Thunder River Company. The extra cost of a guide was well worth it and Aaron (Tator) was the BEST! He was entertaining and incredibly knowledgeable about the river. This was my children's first time whitewater rafting and they cannot... More 

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On behalf of Tater and the rest of our fabulous crew thank you for taking the time to post such a great review. We appreciate each and every one. Thanks for choosing Thunder! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We had a great time out on the river with Rolling Thunder. Highly recommend this trip! If you can request Tator as your guide. He is a rockstar! And really great with family trips. Only $36 a person much cheaper than NOC

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

First time Whitewater Rafting an it couldn't have been better, we had an amazing time on the trip. We a 8 people so we took two rafts. The river was beautiful. The guides make you feel at home and all had a great sense of humor. The facilities were nice and clean with hot showers for after the river ride.... More 

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Thank you for the Thunderific review! We appreciate you. More 

Loganville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

My wife, two kids ages 8 & 9 years old and I had our own raft. It was perfect balance to avoid paying extra for a guide in the boat. We followed our guide Ben who would tell us where & how to position the raft before any big obstacles. We ended up tipping him 7 dollars for the helpful... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We had a wonderful time with this group: knowledgeable, entertaining & helpful! Great small business! Would highly recommend them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Had a blast! Best rates for rafting the Nantahala river. Guides were hilarious and helpful. We did the same rafting trip 5 years ago and came back to this company knowing it would be great.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Rolling Thunder River Company was a great place to do our first time whitewater river rafting. Friendly staff and clean restrooms with showers. We had a 2:30 time slot. You go through boat assignments, life jacket fitting and safety instructions, then bus ride to the drop off point. We got into the water about 3:30. You are on the water... More 

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