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Rolling Thunder River Company

10160 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9136
+1 800-408-7238
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Had a blast

Took our kids earlier today, had perfect weather, cold water and lots of fun, great staff. They... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martha W
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Winchester
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First time and it was amazing

We arrived a little early in the season but they totally worked with us and scheduled a trip during... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kevin B
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10160 Highway 19 W, Bryson City, NC 28713-9136
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took our kids earlier today, had perfect weather, cold water and lots of fun, great staff. They took great pictures at the falls and of course we purchased the flash drive. Made great memories today with my kids...

Thank Martha W
Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this review

Martha, memories like these are fabulous - especially with pictures. Happy Mother's Day to you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived a little early in the season but they totally worked with us and scheduled a trip during the week when everyone else was only working on weekends. It was absolutely beautiful and peaceful and while I was driving my family over 20 named...More

Thank Kevin B
Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this review

Kevin, glad to hear that we were able to work out a trip for you. Thank you for taking the time to post such a great review. Early season is a great time to get on the river as you found out. We'll look forward...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rolling Thunder is The Complete package. We did the Nantahala River out of Bryson City, NC. Great Experience, Outstanding and Friendly staff and a first rate website. We were able to get all our questions asked online before booking our excursion. Super Easy. Upon our...More

Thank Troy S
Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this review

Troy, our heartfelt thanks for such a generous and awesome review. We do try to surpass the usual customer experience and sounds like we succeeded. Glad to hear that you liked our website and found online booking to be an easy process. Check us out...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rolling Thunder is a great organization. The staff are all personable and kind. My 17 yr old son and I rented a double funyak, which I highly recommend and ventured the cold waters (the trip is about 8 miles long). While the river was great,...More

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Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this review

Wowza! Thank you for your awesome review. These days two hours with your child without a phone is a rare event and one to be treasured for sure. We will look forward to seeing you on the river again. Check us out on Facebook and...More

Reviewed September 26, 2016

Our day on the river with Rolling Thunder was outstanding. It was the absolute highlight of our trip to North Carolina. A white water rafting trip had been on our bucket list for years, so we had some really high expectations. Rolling Thunder delivered and...More

Thank Carol Brad R
Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this review

Brad and Carol, glad to hear that our Nantahala River rafting trip made a great addition to your trip to North Carolina. On behalf of the hardest working, most enthusiastic staff on the river thank you for the great review. We read each and every...More

Reviewed September 11, 2016

This was our third visit to Rolling Thunder. We took a very early reservation and we pretty much had the river to ourselves. Our guide (Nick?) did a geat job. The water was a little cold, ok a lot cold, but the weather made up...More

Thank biffburley
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We drove on the curvy mountain road from Lake Glenville with a teenager who gets car sick. It took us a little over an hour but we were all glad we made the drive. I was worried the bus ride up to put in would...More

Thank Jofg
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a super-FUN rafting experience...the Rolling Thunder delivers! The people are incredibly knowledgable, put your safety 1st and assure you a fun trip! All the guides were "on," making even the bus ride enjoyable ;)- Ezra was incredible fun as our guide....More

Thank kathyreb
Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this review

Kathy, thank you for recognizing the efforts of our staff to provide you and your "girlie-girls" with an outstanding rafting trip. Glad to hear you're planning to come back next year. We'll be looking for you. Thank you for posing such a great review for...More

Reviewed August 30, 2016

I have never done river rafting before. so, I picked 3 hour non guided (my husband had done it before i.e. we did not need a guide) beginner-intermediate level rafting tour. we had a blast. I followed their getting dressed instructions to the t and...More

Thank Alexandra K
Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this review

Alexandra, glad the trip went so well for you. We agree - It's an incredibly beautiful river. Hope to see you on the river again.

Reviewed August 27, 2016

My husband, I, son and daughter in law, spent a couple hours rafting. I, my son and daughter in law love the water and were really looking forward to the trip. My husband however is not a fan of the water. Having said that, my...More

1  Thank julie h
Bobbye M, Owner at Rolling Thunder River Company, responded to this review

Julie, glad you enjoyed your rafting trip. The booties are great for keeping your feet warm. Check out our Facebook page and stay in touch.

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