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Cantrell Ultimate Rafting - Day Tours

49 Cantrell Dr, Fayetteville, WV 25840-5123
+1 304-877-8235
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Wonderful trip!

Really enjoyed our trip. Staff was easy to deal with when arranging trip. Carl was a fun and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jennifer C
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Amazing and Safe Trip!

I did a lot of research before deciding to go with Cantrell's and I am glad that we did. The Lower... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Cantrell Ultimate Rafting is a family owned and operated West Virginia company situated near the village of Fayetteville and the village of Hinton and the best whitewater rafting on the east coast. Cantrell guides are some of the finest in the industry and the customer service is the best! We will give you the highest quality trip possible, not the highest price – this is our guarantee! We have 2 locations in the New River Gorge Region. Out of Fayetteville, WV you can come and visit us at our Gatewood River Access basecamp we have cabins with private hot tubs, rustic cabins, R.V. camping with full hook-ups, bathhouse and onsite laundry facilities and our popular 35th Star Grill & Pub where you can enjoy some of the best entertainment in the region every weekend. Our trips out of this location range from mild to wild whitewater, so if your group is mixed this would be the best destination for you. This location is also perfect for accessing beginner to advanced hiking and biking trails; gravity ziplines to tree-top canopy tours; ATV adventures and a new area attraction - BridgeWalk. From our Hinton location we offer a nice mild family trip that is just right for beginners and gives you a small taste of white water. This location is close to Bluestone State Park and Pipestem Resort State Park.
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49 Cantrell Dr, Fayetteville, WV 25840-5123
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our trip. Staff was easy to deal with when arranging trip. Carl was a fun and experienced river guide. Can't wait to go again!

Thank Jennifer C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I did a lot of research before deciding to go with Cantrell's and I am glad that we did. The Lower New was not rafted the day before our trip because of high water levels, but the water came down and we were able to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of 12 of us (two boats of 6) went for a full day of rafting last Friday and it was a blast! Rob was our raft guide and he made sure we had the most amazing time but also did it safely. He...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an AMAZING day rafting the Lower Gauley with our guide Stacey and Cantrells Ultimate Rafting! Will definitely be back for a repeat performance of amazing thrills!

Thank JAyers07
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great weekend at Cantrell’s!! We did a bundle package including breakfast, lunch, and dinner the day we rafted and 2 nights camping for less than a one day rafting trip anywhere else. Also this family owned business had great service. Nancy was...More

Thank Lorri L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My group of 4 adults and 6 Boy Scouts had the pleasure of a full day trip on Saturday, July 7th. We were divided into two rafts as max capacity was 9. Both groups had a great time with the full day trip as it...More

Thank Danielle T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an excellent rafting trip and first one for children. The guide (Stacy) was amazing for our aorty if 8 (traveling with friends). Safety was a priority as was fun. We rafted the rapids, "surfed" the rapids, swam the river and did a cliff...More

Thank Cheryl J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the most wonderful experience with Cantrell Rafting. They took a small group of us (11 in two rafts) down the Lower New in an express trip. The water was perfect, the weather was perfect, and the guides were perfect - safe, interesting, entertaining, and...More

Thank cecmolly
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had Moose and Robbie as our guides! They were funny, kind and incredibly strong! We had kids ranging from 10-17 and all were treated with respect and patience. Professional and funny and definitely were excellent about answering questions and looking out for our safety!...More

Thank Karen A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although we travel through this part of WV often, this was a first rafting trip for this Florida family of 8. Our children range from 5 to 19! We took the more laid back upper new trip and it was perfect family experience! Rob and...More

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Chrisa A
October 11, 2016|
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Response from Ruthie B | Reviewed this property |
we rafted the first weekend of October and rented wet suits from Cantrell...and they provide splash jackets also. And booties...certainly helped with the cold water and cooler air temps...enjoy!
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hollykettwich
May 5, 2016|
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Response from Jessica S | Property representative |
We have RV sites with water and electric hookup for $35 per night for double occupancy($10 per extra guest).The Lower New River Gorge full day or express trip would be perfect for your family. This section of river is great... More
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Michael L
March 21, 2016|
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Response from Jessica S |
Hi, yes we have cabins available please call 1-304-877-8235 to book your reservation. Look forward to hearing from you.
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