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Edge of the World

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Address: 394 Shawneehaw Ave, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9719
Phone Number: 800 789 3343
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Great rafting company

Locally owned and operated for over 30 years, EOW is the best rafting company to use when you are in the area. The guides are knowledgeable and funny; food is good and the trip... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Donna D
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Banner Elk, North Carolina

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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Locally owned and operated for over 30 years, EOW is the best rafting company to use when you are in the area. The guides are knowledgeable and funny; food is good and the trip can be lots of fun. Good for kids old enough to handle the ride down the rapids.

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EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this review

We had a good time with your family and we appreciate the review. See ya next time! More 

Banner Elk, North Carolina
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218 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family, especially the grandkids enjoyed the trip. The guides do a whole comedy routine both on the way to, during and on the way back from the river. Frankly, it got really old... The river itself was well worth the 40+ minute ride each way and frankly the lunch they provided was better then okay. Would we return for... More 

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EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and we're glad that you chose to spend the day with us. Take care More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time rafting with Edge of the World! The guides are hilarious but also very experienced and help us have a safe and enjoyable time on the river. The lunch was great too! Fun experience for all ages!

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EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this great review. We hope to see you again sometime. More 

Merritt Island, Florida
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our rafting experience! We were entertained on the bus with hilarious comedy and the actual rafting was awesome! Highly recommend for families of all ages.

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EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this review

Thanks for going rafting with us and we're so glad that you had a good time. Take care More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour guides are animated and hilarious. If you enjoy laughing while rafting this is the way to go. We had a good time. The food was good too!

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EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this review

We're so glad that you had a good time and we really appreciate the business. Take care More 

Greenville, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a BLAST rafting with the crew at Edge of the World. Great group of guys with awesome sense of humor! They kept us laughing for hours. Seriously, I highly recommend if you are in the area, and looking for a great day on the river, rafting -- choose Edge of the World!

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EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this review

Cool! Thanks for leaving us this review and we hope to see you again sometime. Take care More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can not get over the experience I had booking white water rafting with this company. The attention to detail was fantastic, and the raft guides were HILARIOUS and full of energy. I loved everything about this event and I plan on telling everyone who plans to visit North Carolina to check out Edge of the World. Cheaper than their... More 

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EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this review

We're so glad that you had a good time and thanks for this awesome review. Take care More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great find! We really wanted to do a white water rafting trip on our way through the mountains and were so fortunate to have found this trip. The whole experience was just amazing from start to finish!! The guides were wonderful and so funny and entertaining! Lunch was great and the river just perfect. There is only one... More 

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EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this review

We really enjoyed having y'all on our trip as well. Thanks for spending the day with us and we look forward to seeing you again sometime. Take care More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful river and scenery - best guides of any rafting adventure we've enjoyed! Very knowledgeable, capable and professional - best of all, though, was their sense of humor! Loved how they played off each other in their joking around - I think their names were "Jib", as in the sail, and Duddie, maybe? Please, guys, if you read this, help... More 

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Thank you for leaving us a review and we're glad that you had a good time with us. Take care More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun from the minute you enter the bus, to the minute you get off! Amazing lunch followed by some river rodeo. Perfection!

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EDGEOWORLD, Owner at Edge of the World, responded to this review

We're so glad that y'all spent the day with us and we're glad that you had a good time. Take care More 

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