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Address: 2084 South Chestatee/Highway 60, Dahlonega, GA
Phone Number: 706.864.7117

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Florida girls paddle in rapids

We had a great day on the water and the guys here were so nice and knowledgeable. We only needed a shuttle since we had our own kayaks. Even though they were busy, they were very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Cathy E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great day on the water and the guys here were so nice and knowledgeable. We only needed a shuttle since we had our own kayaks. Even though they were busy, they were very happy to explain every detail of our paddle and we thoroughly enjoyed our trip.

Thank Cathy E
Atlanta, GA USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

3 adults + 2 kids kayaking - an excellent day. The experience was very well organized with well above average customer service provided by "Forest". Highly recommended

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

7 of us reserved kayaks about a week ahead of time. We arrived at the location on time, but we're greeted with the unfortunate news that our kayaks weren't ready. We proceeded to wait for nearly an hour and a half. After an hour, the manager took us to the back and offered us watermelon to pass the time. We... More 

Thank Jared B
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My main complaint here is the same issue I had when I went tubing on the Chattahoochee. The water was incredibly shallow for almost 2/3 of the trip. My wife and I got stuck on multiple occasions so badly that we had to clumsily negotiate our way out of our tubes and walk parts of the river. I'm not joking... More 

Thank John W
Stockbridge, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was so much fun. The customer service was excellent and a first class operation. The staff was great about giving directions and what to expect. The river is beautiful and fun (nothing scary-small easy to navigate rapids). The trip down the river is 2 to 2.5 hours but you can take as long as you like. There are places... More 

Thank B F
Decatur, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my step-daughters decided to surprise her dad, with a visit, over Father's Day Weekend. Kayaking the Chestatee is almost a Mother's Day/Father's Day tradition for us, so we decided again to spend the morning on the river. Not having a reservation for a very busy Sunday, the staff at A O was so very accommodating. They are a... More 

Thank mekd2015
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fun, fun, fun, fun...and did I add fun? Appalachian Outfitters is a first-class operation with always cordial staff and top-flight rental equipment. Adding to this is the fact that it takes only minutes to rent equipment and then be on the water and you have a winning combination for an awesome day on the water. Wear a hat and bring... More 

Thank Douglas M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Arrived on a glorious sunny Saturday afternoon to the river, we hadn't booked but that wasn't a problem, and the guys soon had us sorted with a double kayak and life jackets. We were asked if we had a change of clothing, we didn't but figured as we had kayaked before that would not be a problem! What we didn't... More 

Thank LoveourHolidays_10
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

A must see. We rented a tandem kayak and went for a six mile (2.5 hour) ride on the river. It was fun, romantic and relaxing. The guys who worked there were really friendly and helpful. It's a must do when you are in the area.

Thank candiceamorales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

We have used this facility twice for a trip down the Chesatee River. It's great for families with children including furry ones! There are so many spots to stop and swim. The water was the perfect refreshing temperature. Prices are very reasonable & it is so close to the town of Dahlonega.

Thank hankelanie

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