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Fabulous fun and highly recommend Rafting with Big Bear

We had a great time with our guide "Kristy". She was very experienced and above all fun. At all times we were safe and we had clear instructions on what to do and when to do it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 8, 2016
lisa w
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We had a great time with our guide "Kristy". She was very experienced and above all fun. At all times we were safe and we had clear instructions on what to do and when to do it. As it was the last trip for most on the river, we were able to swim in the river and do a couple... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Had a great experience with our guide Katy! She was very knowledgeable and an excellent guide! The whole group had an awesome time! Plus we never fell in💦

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

My family took a whitewater trip with Big Bear Rafting on Sept 3, 2016 on the Upper Pigeon Forge River. Our guide was Katy. Couldn't have had a more enjoyable trip. Category 4 Rapids a little scared but it was great and Katy got us through. Katy is a pro. They are ending for the season now but I highly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had been white water rafting elsewhere. However, this was our daughters first ever. We were placed with "Christy". Best decision of the day!! She had a great sense of humor that mixed with my "Sally" personality. She placed us in places other rafts didn't go. Done things other rafts didn't do. Kept us safe and wet.... More 

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Marshall, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We took my elderly parents out for a raft down the lower pigeon river and had a blast. We had time to swim, a few exciting rapids and a very knowledgeable guide. Taylor knew all about the area and the river.

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Maryville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

My wife and I took my son and a couple of his friends white water rafting at Big Bear Rafting today to celebrate our son's 18th birthday. We had a GREAT DAY on the the rapids! The entire staff was great but we gotta give mad props to Wes, our rafting guide! Wes was professional, personable, and set the tone... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

First time rafting for the kids and a great, safe introduction. Staff seem to love their jobs and have a ton of enthusiasm and energy which made it even better. Our guide was awesome and caught on to our boy's sense of humor immediately..and also figured out quickly which one of them needed to be given some sass. Only wished... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We booked our trip ahead of time online. Website is easy to navigate and informative. We were with the guides Coy and Katy. I can't say enough about their cute personalities and their knowledge of the river and rafting. They made it so much fun! We will definitely book another rafting trip there in the future! And Brian the bus... More 

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Litchfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

I have been whitewater rafting before but my family hasn't. This was an amazing experience. The company is a smaller company. So they gave us a special day. Mitch was great. All the guides are amazing with great information on our ride. I would do this again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

I had a great time at Big Bear rafting. Our guide Wes was hilarious and calmed all the first time nerves about rafting. The other guides seemed to be doing the same to their respective groups. All the guides were energetic and knew the river and area well. If you're planning a trip to the Smokies and are looking for... More 

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