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Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers

14690 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9180
+1 828-488-2386
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once in a lifetime experience👍👍👍

I took a group of 12 employees from work and the crew here made our experience one to remember... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2017
toddpfalzgraf
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Bryson City, North Carolina
Very nice, new facilities and good equipment.

Very nice, new facilities and good equipment. Helpful and friendly staff that was willing to help... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
Bill L
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Rock Hill
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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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14690 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9180
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Reviewed September 10, 2017

I took a group of 12 employees from work and the crew here made our experience one to remember forever. The new facility was amazing (more on that below). Safety was without question their #1 priority followed by having an incredibly fun experience. So when...More

Thank toddpfalzgraf
Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

So great to read that your trip was over-the-top-WOW! We appreciate the thorough write up as we are certain it will help others that come rafting with us! Thank you again, Todd, for 6 great years of rafting with us. It is always wonderful to...More

Reviewed September 7, 2017

Very nice, new facilities and good equipment. Helpful and friendly staff that was willing to help with whatever was needed.

Thank Bill L
Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2017

Thanks, Bill. We appreciate you and look forward to your next trip with us!

Reviewed September 5, 2017

Every single person on staff here is friendly and helpful! Our group had an amazing guide and a great time! A day full of adventure and laughs! We are ready to do it again!

Thank hayleyluns12582
Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Fabulous!!! Thanks so much for choosing to raft with us. We greatly appreciate you and look forward to your next adventure with us.

Reviewed September 3, 2017

We had a group of 6, all over 60 years of age and had a blast. Boots was our guide and he was very knowledgeable about the environment and the river. The "surfing" was absolutely the best and we had never done that before. We...More

Thank L M
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful time experiencing white water rafting. Plenty of laughs along the way. Our guide Boots was knowledgeable about the area and the sports found in paddling. Great intro to what to expect in the rapids. Our guide kept us wet and safe totally enjoyable.

Thank Murphy351
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

The owners, Seve and Sue are the absolute best. Customer service is all about total satisfaction of a great experience on the river. So much fun. Thanks so much.

Thank Phillip K
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Our 1st whitewater rafting experience was in the great smoky mountains with adventurous tours. It was a 2 hour ride about 8 miles long. For the price I was very impressed at the length of the ride. Well worth the money. The people working there...More

Thank Denise B
Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback. So happy to hear that Wayah Bald was well worth it! We truly appreciate y'all. Thanks again!

Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Nantahala river is mostly class 2 so if you b ave never been it is a great way to give it a go. The guides are fun and entertaining. The scenery is so beautiful. I think it is ages 8 years and up. The on...More

Thank onemichael
Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2017

So happy to hear you had a lot of fun! Thanks so much!

Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful time. Staff were friendly and helpful. Our guide David was amazing. We plan to go back.

Thank Autumn P
Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2017

That's awesome! Thanks again!!

Reviewed August 23, 2017

We had a wonderful experience with the crew & our guide David!! We were well entertained, great family adventure! David, thanks for getting us wet!! We loved it...exciting!! Bonnie & Joseph

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Sue M, Owner at Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2017

Thanks, Bonnie & Joseph. David said he thoroughly enjoyed his time on the river with you both.

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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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