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Smoky Mountain Jet Boats

22 Needmore Rd, Bryson City, NC 28713-9528
+1 888-900-9091
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So much fun!!! Pretty, too!

We made reservations ahead of our visit. It was easy to check in and get to the sight. The trip... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2011

Great fun. My husband and I decide to try this out. It was a great way to see Fontana Lake and have... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2010
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We do a jetboat ride that is 40 min. on the water and we offer combination hike and jetboat ride trips that are 4-hr all-inclusive adventures. We have a new Adventure in the Park which features a longer boat ride with a chance to swim and have a snack and a drink (two hours total). Check out the website.
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May 26, 2016
“Lots of fun!!!”
Jul 24, 2014
“Great Time!”
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22 Needmore Rd, Bryson City, NC 28713-9528
+1 888-900-9091
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Reviewed May 29, 2011

We made reservations ahead of our visit. It was easy to check in and get to the sight. The trip was so much fun!!! The driver was entertaining, as well as informative. I would love to do this over and over again!!!!!!

Thank 1truevol
Reviewed September 15, 2010

Great fun. My husband and I decide to try this out. It was a great way to see Fontana Lake and have some exciting fun at the same time. It was well worth the money!

Thank rondababikan
Reviewed August 16, 2010

We were looking for something fun and exciting that our family could all do together. We were traveling with an 8 and 6 year old and thought this would be an experience to remember. We were with two other families during our ride and the...More

Thank rt031381
Reviewed August 16, 2010

My husband and I went on the jet boat ride, on 8-15-10 and had a great time. Even though we live on a largelake, in SC, being able to see another beautiful lake, was fun. The driver/guide was very funny and knowledgeable. I would recommend...More

Thank riley001
Reviewed August 16, 2010

My family and I visited this area last week and one of our trip highlights was the Hike/Jet Boat Combo with Smoky Mountain Jet Boats. Maria, our guide & one of the owners, led us on a great 4 mile hike from Road to Nowhere...More

Thank acmath
Reviewed August 3, 2010

This is a very fun attraction, and I believe it to be a great family activity. First, you hike about an hour with a guide explaining fun facts about the area, wildlife, etc. Then, you stop at one of NC's many rivers to enjoy lunch,...More

Thank TheWilliamsFamily_10
Reviewed July 16, 2010

My wife and I are (ahem) over 65 and weren't quite sure if this was our kind of thing to do, but after a slow historical train ride, well, a little excitement would be welcome indeed. A quick 13 minute drive from Bryson City landed...More

2  Thank 58277LoveToTravel
Reviewed June 26, 2010

We had a party of 11 ranging in age from 6 to 66. To ensure they could accommodate our party, we booked a reservation. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the adventure. The driver provided excellent commentary about the lake and...More

1  Thank Rafter1970
Reviewed October 5, 2009

I called in advance of our trip to the Great Smokies and was told that walk-ins were always welcome and reservations were not required. I also confirmed their hours of operation. We arrived at 12:30 pm on a Tuesday and found them closed. A sign...More

6  Thank TravelMemories
Reviewed September 30, 2009

i took my family for a trip - we ranged in age from 5 to great grandmother who is 75... i expected loud motor head ride but it was really fun and we learned a lot the history and the lake was really beautiful... highly...More

1  Thank armstrong9
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