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Nantahala Rafting with Adventurous Fast Rivers

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14690 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9180
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Great! So much fun!

So much fun, we went twice! Me and my 9 year old grandson loved it. Our guide, Sam was awesome... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2016
Glenda B
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St. Cloud, FL
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Great trip

The guide made our trip very enjoyable . Great for all ages . Our group had a sixteen, twenty and... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2016
surge55
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Jonesborough, Tennessee
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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 July 19, 2016 via mobile

So much fun, we went twice! Me and my 9 year old grandson loved it. Our guide, Sam was awesome! Water was cold! 2nd trip, we rented wetsuits.

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Reviewed July 18, 2016

The guide made our trip very enjoyable . Great for all ages . Our group had a sixteen, twenty and fifty-seven year old . Everyone had a great time.

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Reviewed July 18, 2016

White Water rafting trip at Nantahala River. We took our children and their significant others. My husband and I are older(58/67 respectively) so we were worried we couldn't do it. Everything went exceptionally well. My husband(chronic complainer) said that the trip was the best thing...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This was our first time rafting as a family. The kids were skeptical about it, but by the end of the trip they wanted to go again the next day. This is a family owned business and they made you feel like part of their...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2016

Cassie, our guide, made rafting such an amazing and memorable experience for my husband and four children (ages 14-9) who had never been rafting before. Adventurous Fast Rivers did a great job!

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Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Fast Rivers is the best white water rafting company in Bryson City. It is a family owned business and that is obvious with the service extended! We were a little hesitant about going at 1000 due to the overcast weather and possibility of storms. Sue,...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2016

I wasn't sure what to expect after booking this trip as it was hard to pick the "right" rafting company to go down the river with. My family and I after this experience will absolutely use this company again. Everyone seemed to enjoy their job...More

Thank Alto O
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Reviewed July 13, 2016

Went with about 30 people on a wedding weekend in the mountains. The staff was great and the guides keep us safe saw a few people fall out but not from Nantahala it was the other company's. Very professional.

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Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We had an awesome ride down the river. Our guide Sam made our trip extremely fun! The owners of the rafting company were very friendly! We will come back next year for sure!

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Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We loved everything about this experience! We were so glad we chose this company. It was perfect for our family of seven with five kids ranging from 10 to 18 of different athletic abilities and levels of fearfulness. There were two class three Rapids and...More

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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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