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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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Great Trip, friendly service

We booked with Rolling Thunder as it seemed more small scale oriented as opposed to other companies. The staff was super friendly, provided excellent service and the guides were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Mt. Vernon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We booked with Rolling Thunder as it seemed more small scale oriented as opposed to other companies. The staff was super friendly, provided excellent service and the guides were very accommodating. Our guide, Bicycle Nick, moved us through the river with ease and provided us with enough adrenaline as we passed through some of the more quick rapids. They were... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had a great time rafting w Rolling Thunder. We had 3 teens, 1 10-year old and 2 adults. Our guide, Erin, was amazing. She was fun, knowledgable and safe. We will be using them next time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Today was our second visit to Rolling Thunder and we were just as impressed as last summer. We love the laid back atmosphere while still being professional and safe. The prices are very competitive to the other local companies and the facilities are so well kept and clean. We have yet to encounter anyone who isn't friendly and welcoming. We... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Wow did we pick the right Whitewater Rafting company - we had such a great time we books 2 more trips with them while here on vacation. Highly recommend Bicycle Nick as a guide - experienced, calm and made sure no one ended up in the river. In our raft was 4 adults, 1 nine year old and one 19... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I highly recommend this company. Very helpful and knowledgeable. We did the guide assisted tour. We had an amazing time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We reserved a boat for seven. The staff was very attentive and helpful. They put all the boats on top of the bus and drive you up to the drop off spot. During the ride they put on a comedy show of sorts thats very entertaining. When you arrive at the drop off spot they unload all of the boats... More 

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We went on the 9:45 am Class 1-3 rapids ride. The morning was cool in July and the mist hovering over the water on parts of this stunningly beautiful part of the river made the scenery ethereal. Our tour guide was Tader, we loved him. He told corny jokes but explained many interesting things about the river and the skill... More 

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Apopka, Florida
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

It was a blast, even in the rain. We had Bicycle Nick as our guide and he was amazing. Very knowledgeable and caring. He made our trip down the Nantahala memorable. We will definitely visit again.

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Millington, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We had a large time on the Nantahala last week with Erin, our guide. Our raft had ages ranging from 9 to 52, and we all had a great time!! These guides keep you entertained from the instructions at the beginning until you get off the bus at the outpost.

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

Ginny, thanks for such a nice review. We hope to see you on the river again. More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We took a whitewater rafting trip with these folks last Friday and had a wonderful time. We had our 7 year old nephew with us, and the trip was exciting enough for us, who have done this before, and not too scary for him. Our guide Brad "Pitt" was fantastic and knew so much about the river and its history.... More 

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

Pamela, glad to hear you had a great time with us on the river. Thanks for choosing Thunder! More 

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Address: 10160 Highway 19 West, Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone Number: 800-408-7238
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Bryson City

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