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Cantrell Ultimate Rafting - Day Tours

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Address: 49 Cantrell Drive, Fayetteville, WV 25840
Phone Number: +1 304-877-8235
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Description: Cantrell Ultimate Rafting is a family owned and operated West Virginia...
Cantrell Ultimate Rafting is a family owned and operated West Virginia company situated near the village of Fayetteville and the village of Hinton and the best whitewater rafting on the east coast. Cantrell guides are some of the finest in the industry and the customer service is the best! We will give you the highest quality trip possible, not the highest price – this is our guarantee! We have 2 locations in the New River Gorge Region. Out of Fayetteville, WV you can come and visit us at our Gatewood River Access basecamp we have cabins with private hot tubs, rustic cabins, R.V. camping with full hook-ups, bathhouse and onsite laundry facilities and our popular 35th Star Grill & Pub where you can enjoy some of the best entertainment in the region every weekend. Our trips out of this location range from mild to wild whitewater, so if your group is mixed this would be the best destination for you. This location is also perfect for accessing beginner to advanced hiking and biking trails; gravity ziplines to tree-top canopy tours; ATV adventures and a new area attraction - BridgeWalk. From our Hinton location we offer a nice mild family trip that is just right for beginners and gives you a small taste of white water. This location is close to Bluestone State Park and Pipestem Resort State Park.
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The best small business experience I've enjoyed

Our family traveled to the New River to do some rafting. With no experience we were unsure who to turn to. Contacting a friend who has rafted before, he commented about Cantrell... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Roanoke, Virginia
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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Our family traveled to the New River to do some rafting. With no experience we were unsure who to turn to. Contacting a friend who has rafted before, he commented about Cantrell. We were blown away by their professionalism and knowledge of the river and how to instruct our family in rafting. We rafted down the middle New River that... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We've gone rafting twice now with Cantrell and they're the best! Our guides have always been very experienced and friendly. Nancy is great with helping us put together our trip and we always have the best time. I've tried other outfitters in the area but Cantrell is my favorite and the one I definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Having rafted several times in the past up in Maine I was excited to experience the New River in West Virginia. I was not disappointed. Cantrell is a small company but made me feel right at home. Nancy greeted me upon arrival and provided loads of information about the local area to include suggestions on where to eat and places... More 

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Raleigh, Nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I've been on a number of white water rafting trips and this was one of the best. They provided breakfast, then we got our equipment and headed to the river. The rapids were fun and challenging and our guide entertained us with anecdotes about the history of the local areas we passed. After a hearty lunch on a sandy beach,... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We had 4 adults and 4 children in our group. Our guide was Shannon, who does not work with Cantrell full-time, but we felt like we were very fortunate to have him, even compared to their regular guides. He was very safety conscious, knew the river and the rapids really well, and calmly and professionally guided us down the river.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

From the moment we arrived, we felt like one of the family. The check in process was easy and quick with lots of suggestions for the best spot to camp. Plenty of food choices both local and chain restaurant. The following morning we lined up for our gear a personal flotation device a helmet and an oar; boarded the bus... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Cantrell’s is a very small outfit. They are also the most expensive and justify the price with the personal attention they provide you. Here is some advice for Buyer Beware. 1. They don’t keep promises. We confronted them with the fact that we were promised a smaller guided raft. After the trip we knew this was an excuse, the trip... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We were a group of six, three teens and three adults looking for a thrilling (and safe) whitewater rafting trip in the great state of West Virginia. Two Fayetteville stores referred us to this family owned business, which has been guiding whitewater rafting for thirty plus years, and it is the best decision of our trip. Stacey was our guide... More 

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North Wildwood, New Jersey
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Nancy greeted us with coffee, juice and donuts. Her husband rich drove the bus to the shore of the new river. Stacey our guide was knowledge funny and made our trip on the new river so personal and safe. We paddled many Rapids, swam multiple times and jumped from a high rock. Felt like I was a kid again. Don't... More 

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Narberth, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Knowledgable guides and fun rides through the rapids made for an exciting day. Shout out to Randy and Stacy who made rafting fun for our scout group of 40+ people.

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Address: 49 Cantrell Drive, Fayetteville, WV 25840
Phone Number: +1 304-877-8235
Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Fayetteville

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