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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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Description: 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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This was my first time and we had the "legal speech" before we went to the river and Alycia scared me-almost to a point that I didn't want to do it. But I did it and had a BLAST... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This was my first time and we had the "legal speech" before we went to the river and Alycia scared me-almost to a point that I didn't want to do it. But I did it and had a BLAST! She was awesome! My husband and I had the whole raft to ourselves and we had so much fun with her.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We were a large group and naturally we were split into groups of 6. Our tour guide was Ryan and he guided us on the full tour. Ryan did an outstanding job of making the trip fun, keeping everyone comfortable and safe, and bringing an all around friendly feel to the experience! We felt like Ryan was part of the... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Today was my first time rafting and I was very scared but I had a awesome time even thou I did fall out of the raft two times and it was very scary but Lance was awesome and help me out and well I just had a fun time I will come back eventually p.s don't watch any youtube videos... More 

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Kirkwood, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

I had whitewater rafting on my bucket list, but being a 72 yr old lady I wanted plenty of man power in the raft. ...Cherokee Rafting Co provided a trip of a lifetime. Lance was our guide along with Corey who helped with the paddling. I had soooooo much fun, laughed the whole way down,my husband not so much. Lance... More 

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Galesburg, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Our family rafted the Middle Ocoee and it was such an exhilarating experience.....mainly because of our guide Jordan! He was the greatest guide...cannot say enough good about him! Not only did we feel incredibly safe the entire time but he let us experience many added "thrills" which we all loved!! We all came off the river definitely wanting to go... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This was my first rafting experience and it was wonderful! I'm pretty sure Logan was our guide and he was great! I'm going back next month for my birthday!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

My wife and two teenage daughters went on a Monday in early August. The river was not very crowded and once we got past the put in log jamb, our group was fairly isolated for the rest of the trip. We were lucky enough to just have the 4 of us in a raft along with our guide.I have been... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

When you call to book your trip here make sure you ask for Lance to be your tour guide ! Our family lucked out when we got Lance to take us out on the water. He is so knowledgable of the area, knew all the right spots to hit and was a great story teller and always made us feel... More 

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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Cory, our guide, was TERRIFIC! His knowledge of the area and his navigation skills of the water were superb. He had us swimming, boofing, 360s, sliding down rocks, jumping in the air doing a tuck, and the list goes on. I would definitely go back to Cherokee and definitely would ask for Cory.

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Cordova, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We had a fantastic time with Cherokee Rafting. We seem to have a much better time than some of the other rafts from other outfitters. Our guide Jordan made our experience extra special by doing some tricks that I did not see other rafts doing, ask for him. We will back to do this again with this outfitter.

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