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Wildwater Rafting - Nantahala

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Address: 10345 Hwy 74 W, Bryson City, NC 28713
Phone Number: +1 866-319-8870
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At the Nantahala, Wildwater is the original outfitter for the Raft &...

At the Nantahala, Wildwater is the original outfitter for the Raft & Rail excursion, and also offers Jeep Tours, raft and inflatable kayak rentals,fully guided whitewater rafting trips and zipline canopy tours with Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours. For a multi-day experience, Wildwater Nantahala also offers group lodging and unique Yurt lodging at Falling Waters Resort across the street from our Nantahala Adventure Center. Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours, the first zipline canopy tour in Western NC, is also located on the Falling Waters property. Family owned and operated since 1971, Wildwater is the only company to offer a Quality Service Guarantee. Wildwater offers over 15 different trips on four different rivers in the Southeast.

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Best Sister Adventure Ever

My sisters and I had the best adventure ever! We are already planning our next visit. Our guide knew the river well and we were impressed with his skills. We were upset that we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Satellite Beach, Florida
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Satellite Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My sisters and I had the best adventure ever! We are already planning our next visit. Our guide knew the river well and we were impressed with his skills. We were upset that we didn't take the time to purchase our pictures. Thanks to the photo company for making them available online. We were able to purchase the photos of... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've rafted this river several times and Pappy from Wildwater is the best guide I've ever had! He knows the river and the area like the back of his hand, and our ride was the smoothest ever! He's funny as heck and we laughed and joked all the way down. Do yourself a favor and go with this company. Zipline... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to do the duckies and it was a BLAST!!!!! We were able to go at our own pace and play as we wanted!!! Great time and great friend. Definitely gonna do it again

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Burlington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We just rafted the Nantahala with this company and had an awesome experience! We did the self-guided raft rental. We enjoyed it and so did our 6 and 8 year old kids. The trip wasn't too tough for them--but be aware of the falls at the end! The folks at the office were great at giving a very helpful safety... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took the train ride to the end of the line and the Wild Water drove us to the put in area. We were unsure of the procedures regarding leaving personal items with the vehicle as there were no details on the website. However, we felt very secure leaving cameras, wallets, etc with the vehicle. Our ride was very relaxing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our guide Neil was awesome! He did more than just guide us on our rafting experience. He went above and beyond in creating an exciting never to be forgotten ride. What an adventure! Thank Neil and Wildwater Rafting. We will be back! Anjee Sanders & Dan Fox Apopka, Florida

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Thank Angela S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time ever whitewater rafting and we had a FANTASTIC time! Our guide was Chris and he was amazing. He was fun, knowledgeable, nice. We had a really great time. The Nantahala River is perfect for young kids or first timers. We'll definitely be back!

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience! I brought my family from Miami to experience an adventure that we have never experienced and it turn out to be a success! The staff was informative, professional but extremely fun. They made the difference. This is my second time using Wild Waters Rafting and again they make us feel comfortable and as if our... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent experience for the family. Very friendly and safety conscious even for a 9 year old. I recommend them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bryson City is a fun place for summer trips. We had lots of fun whitewater rafting with Wildwater Rafting. Our guide was experienced and made it fun. We got to enter act with other rafters in a few water fights so expect to get wet. The ride was pleasant and there are intervals between rapids to stretch out your legs.... More 

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