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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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Rolling Thunder River Company has provided exceptional river trips for over...

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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Loved the rafting trip. Our guide was great, price was affordable...great fun. Definitely recommend and we'll be back for sure.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2015
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Loved the rafting trip. Our guide was great, price was affordable...great fun. Definitely recommend and we'll be back for sure.

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Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company - Private Adventures, responded to this review

Mac963, we're so glad to hear you'll be back to raft with us again. We love showing people how much fun river rafting is with Thunder. Thank you for the nice review. More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Here is what we loved about our white water rafting experience: - It was very easy to book online. - The guides were knowledgeable and full of energy. Tater especially! Expect to be splashed and thrown into the water though. If you want a calmer experience, tell them up front! - The hot showers. The water gets no warmer than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Our family (including my 8 year old and 11 year old) rated with rolling thunder today. This was our first rafting trip, and we were pleasantly surprised how great the guides were and how they truly valued everyone's safety during the trip. Our guide was quick in his toes and pulled our daughter out of the water so quickly when... More 

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Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company - Private Adventures, responded to this review

Batesjm, thank you for the great review. We read and share each and every review with out staff and they get so excited when they read that you recognize the extra effort they put out to our customers. We'll look forward to seeing you again. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Great trip this weekend with the Thunder. Fun and entertaining guides who worked hard. Treated well and had a blast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

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 via mobile

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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Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company - Private Adventures, responded to this review

Francis, thank you for the great review. We appreciate your comments that will help others decide to check us out for themselves. Come back soon. More 

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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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Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company - Private Adventures, responded to this review

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 via mobile

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 via mobile

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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Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company - Private Adventures, responded to this review

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

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