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Cherokee Rafting

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Address: 869 Highway 64, Ocoee, TN 37361
Phone Number: 800-451-7238
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Cherokee Rafting was one of the first companies to begin rafting the Ocoee...

Cherokee Rafting was one of the first companies to begin rafting the Ocoee River. Our company started in 1978 as a family-run operation, and still running strong today. Guests love our rough cut, hand-constructed outpost/store located along Hwy 64 just outside of the Cherokee National Forest and Chilhowee Mtn. Our goal is that every guest of Cherokee Rafting will leave with the desire to return with family and friends. We specialize in all sizes and types of groups, including: church youth and young-at-heart groups, association groups like scout troops and rotary clubs, in addition to business team-building groups.

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Best Guides on the Ocoee!

I have rafted down the Ocoee twice now, both times with Cherokee Rafting. The guides are excellent and make the trip as thrilling as you want.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
SophiaBrighton
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have rafted down the Ocoee twice now, both times with Cherokee Rafting. The guides are excellent and make the trip as thrilling as you want.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

I have been rafting with these guys twice now, and will definitely be going back again soon. Each of the guides I had (Blake and Lance) were amazing! Great stories, witty banter, and a willingness to get a little crazy on the river (per our request). I highly recommend them. I'm planning on getting a group together to do the... More 

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Thank JimnyCrickett
Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

This is by far the best rafting place to go when in Tennessee. Not only was the staff friendly but the tour guide was so much fun. The experience was amazing!!

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Thank jeanmarie711
Marietta
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

It was a fantastic experience and guides were excellent and nice. We plan to take full river ride next time.

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Thank thirulokachandarn
McDonough, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

I have been going to Cherokee Rafting about 2 years now. Everyone is very nice, professional, and most importantly you feel very welcomed. I have been to some events/sporting places where the instructors are rude or make you feel like you are dumb for not knowing things. But not at Cherokee Rafting. The instructors are VERY thorough and make the... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

This was so much fun. Our guide Lance made sure that we hit all of the good rapids while keeping most of us in the raft. Lance is great and by far the best raft guide I've ever had. The Ocoee is a blast to raft and totally worth the full day of rafting.

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Thank charleshanfman
Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We loved Cherokee Rafting so much when we 1st rafted with them 20 years ago, that we took our teen kiddos back with us this year.

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Thank veryhappy550
Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

This was our second time rafting with Cherokee Rafting! Jimmy was an awesome guide. He made safety and fun his top priorities! I appreciated Blake, the manager, coming out to introduce himself. We rafted with our two daughters ages 14 and 13 for the second time and we can't wait to do it again next summer!

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Dumas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Great Full-trip down the Occee!! This was my second time to raft on the Occee, but my first time with Cherokee! They were wonderful!! The guides were SUPER!! I will be back rafting, and I'll choose Cherokee Rafting!!

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Thank bullockj2015
Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Thinking of crossing rafting off your bucket list ? I would recommend Cherokee. I enjoyed this wonderful place with my friends and family and it was everything I hoped for.

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