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About NC Outdoor Adventures
Thrifty Adventures has re-branded to NC Outdoor Adventures. Based out of the Blue Ridge mountains in Western North Carolina, NCOA offers over 21 different trips including; tubing, rafting, whitewater kayak instruction, climbing, rappelling, waterfall rappelling, hiking, camping, youth programs, wild edible plant walkabouts plus alpine climbing instruction during the winter months. This diversity in trip offerings makes our family owned company the perfect choice for many families, couples, adventurers, and scouting groups. Outside of these daily trips, NC Outdoor Adventures also has a strong climbing education program, youth and Veteran programs.
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Shawn W wrote a review Sep 2020
Charlotte, North Carolina2 contributions2 helpful votes
We took our family and had a blast. Temperature dropped and the kids were getting cold so I called and they came out and extracted us all before the trip was over and it made all the difference in the world! We will be back 100%
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Sean Royer wrote a review Sep 2020
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Amazing experience. Glad we were able to go through a small, family owned company. Loved the low key/stress free vibe of it all. No crowd, we were the only ones on the river (Toe River) for our float trip. Would return to do rock climbing or rafting, thanks for the great day!
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jimmyslusher wrote a review Sep 2020
Orlando, Florida4 contributions1 helpful vote
Absolutely incredible outdoor experience! The hands on rappelling course very thorough and lots of fun. We learned everything we needed to know and felt confident to tackle the decent down the Big Bradley waterfall. The guides are very knowledgable and great teachers. This is a must not miss experience in North Carolina!
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Adam M wrote a review Sep 2020
Stafford2 contributions
Scott, Nathan, and Jane are fantastic guides with deep roots in both their climbing disciplines and the local area. Made a fantastic trip climbing up and rappelling over Big Bradley Falls with this crew, and it was far more personal and local that anyone could have asked for. These folks are conservationists and adventurers in equal parts, who love to share their knowledge and experience with you. Will definitely be back for some more climbing down the line. Strongest possible recommendation!
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Ckoschel wrote a review Sep 2020
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My wife and I had the best time with this crew! They knew what they were doing and how o explain things so you felt comfortable practicing before you went over Big Bradley! Will definitely be using them again for other outdoor adventures!!
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