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Address: 1278 Welcome Valley Rd, Benton, TN 37307-5810
Phone Number: +1 877-776-2633
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Whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River in Southeast Tennessee. Great Value...

Whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River in Southeast Tennessee. Great Value and Big Fun! Half Day and Full Day whitewater rafting trips on America's Olympic River. We offer camping, whitewater rafting, guided mountain biking, guided hiking, flat water lake kayak tours and whitewater kayak instruction. Minimum age for Ocoee River rafting is 12 years old. The Ocoee River is dam controlled to ensure excellent water levels for all seasons. We operate from March through early November.

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Great rafting company - would recommend

Great experience. We had Cody as our guide and he was both fun and friendly. Since we weren't afraid of getting wetter falling in, he let us "surf" and go through several rapids... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Elizabeth S
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great experience. We had Cody as our guide and he was both fun and friendly. Since we weren't afraid of getting wetter falling in, he let us "surf" and go through several rapids while spinning. It was a lot of fun! The location is a little bit hard to find but the instructions on their website are excellent. Showers are... More 

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Newnan, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My nephew and I arrived in time to get the paperwork completed on time. They had a place to leave your keys. Pre rafting instruction was well done. Humor involved! Nephew was a little scared at the beginning, but as trip progressed and he realized the guide was competent - he enjoyed it TONS! I have been rating likely dozens... More 

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Fort Payne, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Alex was our guide for the second year in a row. He is awesome and we had a great time. We did the upper and middle with a lunch in between. Can't say enough about Alex. We had a blast.

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Thank Craig A
Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic job!! BRENT was the BEST guide... he was nice, quite, but serious about his craft... kept everyone in the raft unlike several other guides who's folks flew out the boat....:-/ He's a cutie too. :-) The owner was super sweet and runs a very professional establishment.. I'll be back for sure!!!

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Union City, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a first timer for water rafting, this was a great experience. Use the instructions given on the website to get there. They provide life vests, a helmet, and paddle. We had beautiful weather and it was fun! Prepare to commute 15-20 minutes via bus to the initial drop off. My friends and I did the middle ocoee river which... More 

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 8 teachers celebrated the end of summer today with a rafting trip. Cody was our guide and did a great job at showing us a good time and keeping us safe. We all said we would do it again.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been rafting on the Ocoee for 15 years. This was my least favorite experience with an outfitter. Lots of waiting around time - We were told to be at the outfitters at 3:30. We did not get on the water until 5:50. My 17 year old and her boyfriend wanted to sit in front. Guide would not allow... More 

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of 6 ladies celebrating a birthday, and we had a blast! We got a great groupon deal for the lower river/half day rafting experience. They have a cheesy-funny, yet still informative overview of safety, that's not too long or boring like some things I've been too, before taking the bus down to the starting spot on... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The crew at Big Frog are very knowledgeable and encouraging to all their guests. They also make sure that the first timer feels comfortable going down the Ocoee. I go at least twice a summer and always bring new friends with me .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had fun doing the full-day (Upper and Middle Ocoee) yesterday! Alex, our guide, was an excellent guide who trusted our group enough to paddle through the rapids and not get down so much! Our group was unscathed (no involuntary swimming), and we had a blast yesterday! Thank you Alex, and Big Frog! P.S. Also, lunch was great!

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