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Wildwater Nantahala Falling Waters Resort & Canopy Tours

10320 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713
+1 866-699-2402
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Zip & Rail

Omg--so great! We rode the train in with GSMR and Wildwater picked us up. 20 min ride to their... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Knoxville, Tennessee
via mobile
Zipline Adventure

Our family of 4 thoroughly enjoyed our morning zip-line tour. This was our first time zip-lining... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amanda B
Orrum, NC
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Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours offers a 3 hour experience with 13 different zip lines and 8 bridges with challenges. Our Rangers are trained to interpret the natural environment and offer a personal guided experience pointing out natural features along the way. Two new bridges and two new ziplines added in 2012 give spectacular views of the Smoky Mountains and Fontana Lake. Added in 2015 the KidZip offers a separate self guided tour on multiple ziplines for kids ages 4 to 12. A soaring zip experience through the trees, NGCT is More than a zip line ride.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“zipline tour” (23 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
10320 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713
+1 866-699-2402
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Omg--so great! We rode the train in with GSMR and Wildwater picked us up. 20 min ride to their location in the mountains. Everything went great, from hooking up our harnesses to small hikes, and especially the instruction on braking. My husband had never been,...More

Thank LSurrett
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 4 thoroughly enjoyed our morning zip-line tour. This was our first time zip-lining and I am afraid of heights. The staff were wonderful and we all felt very safe and comfortable in the trees.

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a nice Zip line and had a great crew. The atmosphere was amazing and the location was stunning.

Thank christy s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our family of 7 on the Ride 'N Rail from Bryson City. While the rafting was a great time the train ride was so-so. Most of the ride was spent watching Kudzu-covered trees roll by. Skip the train and just do the Nantahala...More

1  Thank Monica L
Reviewed August 4, 2017

We did the guided rafting trip. I found wildwater to be well organized and very friendly. Since I had never before rafted I wasnt sure what to expect. Our guide, who's name I cannot recall, was very personable and knowledgeable. He added greatly to the...More

Thank Sunsetbum
Reviewed August 3, 2017

I wish that I could give Wildwater more than five stars. They went above and beyond for us in a way that I've never experienced before, anywhere. Granted, we contacted them ahead of time to make arrangements for my folks, but they still outdid themselves...More

2  Thank L7228XIcherylb
Reviewed August 3, 2017

We had the best of guides and they explained things so simply. No room for doubt. It was fun watching those who were afraid of heights go out with us and really do a good job of facing their fears. Everyone in our group had...More

Thank wombieroo
Reviewed July 27, 2017

We purchased a package with zip lining in the morning and white water rafting in the afternoon. The ziplining guides, Clint and Jacob were great. They totally made us comfortable with our first ziplining experience and fear free! Beautiful vistas from much of the 12...More

Thank Holly S
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Clay and Jacob did a great job guiding us on a zipline tour of the Nantahala Gorge and threw in some nature lessons about the Gorge, the trees and plants. Loved the views of the forest! if you are in the Nantahala area you should...More

Thank Dariel L
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience here and our zip guides Mike and Mickey were informative and fun! On the water, Dylan was our raft guide. Very knowledgeable about the area!

Thank Lindsay B
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James T
February 28, 2017|
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Response from Jack W | Property representative |
$99.95 per night plus tax (11%). If you combine with two or more activities then 10% off.
Nicole C
February 19, 2017|
Response from Jack W | Property representative |
5 Tours - Chattooga, Nantahala, Ocoee, Pigeon and Asheville. All are good but if you are willing to travel for the best then I recommend the Nantahala for wooded terrain and good views or the Pigeon for sheer size and... More
Kimberly M
July 13, 2016|
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Response from Jack W | Property representative |
Yes you can bring a camera. Just be aware that if dropped it could be damaged or lost. In addition using a camera means taking your gloves off and focusing on your camera not your surroundings which slightly increases your... More