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Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers

14690 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9180
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We had a great trip with Fast River Adventures and Cassie as our guide!! We had an 8,14,&16 year... read more

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katteacher
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Dayton, Ohio
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Whitewater rafting

Fantastic fun! Staff was personable and well prepared and knowledgeable but made everything fun... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
LindaG1955
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Our goal is to exceed your expectations in all facets of your rafting adventure. Our friendly, skilled, and sincere service is second to none and we welcome the opportunity to have you experience the beauty and excitement of whitewater on the Nantahala River with us. We have been family owned & operated for over 38 years! Our specialty is giving economical prices with the very best in personal service, equipment, facilities, and staff. No experience necessary. Guided & unguided trips available mid-March through early October. Walk-ins are welcome ~ reservations recommended, call us, or book online to reserve your adventure. We look forward to seeing you on the river with us. The most important trip down the river is yours! Come & Enjoy the Fun...
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“rafting trip” (61 reviews)
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14690 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9180
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great trip with Fast River Adventures and Cassie as our guide!! We had an 8,14,&16 year old. She made it fun for all. Totally worth it.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic fun! Staff was personable and well prepared and knowledgeable but made everything fun. Equipment in great condition.

Thank LindaG1955
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had an awesome time rafting with Nantahala Rafting! Guides we’re friendly and fun! Val was extremely knowledgeable and went out of her way to make sure we had as much fun as possible. Can’t wait to go back!

Thank pengyou26
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Staff was very friendly apon arrival, we had an awesome guide Ken. Would recommend this place to anyone! It is a smaller company which was great to me because not a big crowd of rafts all trying to go down at once. Ken waited back...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Arrived late. Staff waited for us and took us solo without asking for a fee bump up. Awesome new facility with hot showers. Fun and energetic staff. Great time

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent in every aspect. Our guide Val was awesome ! We knew we had the right guide for us from the very moment we stepped into the water !

Thank Dale A
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was an excellent trip experience in every way! The river (not as easy as I expected, but not hard either). The staff was excellent, from the reservation phone call, our guide, Sara, and all others. My grandkids (13 & 11) thoroughly enjoyed it and...More

Thank Shari L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say that hasn't already been said. Another awesome year rafting with Sue and Steve. This place is always my go to when we visit the area. It's the attention to detail and how everyone feels like family that keeps bringing me back....More

Thank Ted C
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Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

It touches my heart to read your kind words! Thank you for continuing to return to us! And yes, we are all family ~ us, the guides, the drivers, and most certainly the customers! You make us what we are!! Can't wait for your next...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an adventure that none of us will ever forget! Went on this white water adventure with my family of four, which includes my husband and two boys (9 and 11 years old). This was the first white water experience for most of us...More

Thank junga11
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Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Oh thank you so much for letting us know what an amazing time your family had!!!! I can't stop smiling just knowing what great memories you made that day!! We are so thankful that we were a part of it ~ we are the lucky...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome time on the water. Ken our guide was super professional and kept us on our toes on the trip. He would ask if we wanted to be more adventurous or less. Would ask us if we wanted to go left or...More

Thank Jonathan R
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Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much, Jonathan, for allowing us to show you a great time! So happy to hear that Ken delivered a trip you loved! We greatly appreciate you!

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Carlos G
July 28, 2017|
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Response from miindy | Reviewed this property |
Check the website for age requirements. I, myself, think I'd wait a few more years. The rapids bounce you around pretty good!
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pinglindsay
July 27, 2017|
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Response from Lucy C | Reviewed this property |
Yes but Highly recommend to do it with a guide.
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Carolyn O
May 28, 2017|
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Response from Sue M | Property representative |
Hi! The Nantahala River is class II-III which is beginner to intermediate whitewater. We have people in their 80's raft with us often and truly enjoy themselves. I would recommended a guided trip if no one in the group has... More
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