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US National Whitewater Center

5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28214
+1 704-391-3900
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Ranked #2 of 82 Attractions in Charlotte
Type: Sports Complexes
Activities: Rock climbing, White-water rafting, Biking, Hiking
Traveler Description: The U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) is a non-profit, recreation and adventure facility for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities... more »
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

I had a friend from Florida visiting and she wanted to go white water rafting , I live in Cary NC and didn't want to drive up to 5 hrs to the mountains , so I picked CNWWTC . It was amazing , super friendly staff and they were super helpful at bike rental ,we went on a Friday so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

My friends and I did the canopy tour and it was great! Our guides Danielle and Ryan were wonderful! They guided through the entire trip and were friendly and funny! The tour was great and I would recommend it for anyone who wants a little adventure!

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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

So much fun. If you like sports. Our favorite of all the places we go in the Carolinas. Awesome rafting. Awesome everything. Very good food too. You have to go. Not for small children though.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I have lived in Charlotte for a little under two years and I can not say enough good things about the WWC. There are so many activities offered ( rafting, paddleboarding, kayaking, ropes course, zip lines, rock climbing, mountain biking, obstacle courses etc.). In addition to the paid activities you can also come out to run or bike the trails... More

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Youngsville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Visited the Whitewater Center on Sat Aug 23rd. Made online reservations to raft at 1pm and 3pm. Showed at 12:45pm and our name was not on the role call. They were very busy and this was a major issue as their system showed our 1pm reservation was actually three days earier in the week! However I did have a confirmed... More

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Holland, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

What a riot! We were treated to this park while visiting a relative. Three in our raft flew into the rapids for extra fun by our awesome leader. Would love to do this again!

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

You can waste a day riding rides, or you can spend the day being part of the adventure. We took our Boy Scout Troop, and everyone from the youngest Scout to the oldest leader found something to enjoy. Our biggest highlight was the whitewater rafting, but we also did the zip lines, mountain bikes, obstacle course, and the flatwater paddleboarding... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

on vacation, and heard about this place from a few friends. Never been to anything quite like it! LOVED IT. Its like an amusement park of the outdoors! I wish we had a full day to spend here that was my only drawback, great staff, great fun!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My pre-teen and his friend did the Wet & Wild summer camp last month and LOVED it! They got to do white water rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, bouldering, rock climbing and zip lining. They were all smiles the whole week. The counselors were awesome! The drop off and pick up routine was a very organized and pick up required photo... More

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Millis, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

As senior travelers, we enjoyed walking around the premises watching the rock climbers, whitewater kayakers and rafters, zip liners, and more. Even the restaurant served up a pretty delicious lunch with excellent views of the outside activities.

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