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“So much fun!!”

Cherokee Rapids Tube & Kayak Rentals
Ranked #1 of 4 Tours in Cherokee
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Welcome To Cherokee Rapids. We are the biggest, best and friendliest tubing and kayaking outfitter in Cherokee, North Carolina — home to the Oconaluftee River, which is widely known as one of the cleanest, clearest and most beautiful rivers in the SE United States. Our Little Princess location is the only one with direct access to the Oconaluftee River. Cherokee Rapids... more rapids, more fun, longer trips, better scenery, BEST value!
Lexington, Kentucky
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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“So much fun!!”
Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Our family of four went on the Cove float trip. Bus driver was friendly, tubes were well inflated and brand new- and cost was a bargain at just $10 per person. We had a 2 mile float trip thru beautiful scenery. Rapids were fun beyond belief, and kids loved stopping at the rope swing in the deep swimming hole along the way. Spent a little over 2 hours floating this cool, clear and not-so-lazy river and loved every second!!

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Cherokee, North Carolina
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“Great Day Trip!”
Reviewed May 2, 2014

Great locally owned business, cool off and have a great ride while enjoying Cherokee! It was tons of fun and great for the whole family!

Visited June 2013
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Bryson City, North Carolina
1 review
“Awesome!!”
Reviewed April 28, 2014

My family went with Cherokee Rapids last year and had a GREAT time!! The staff was exceptionally friendly and helpful....some of the most helpful people we met in Cherokee. The fact that you could end your tubing at their booth was very convenient.

I disagree with the other reviewers who are complaining about the rapids and safety. There are some rapids, but add to the fun and adventure.

Visited July 2013
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“Awesome adventure!”
Reviewed April 28, 2014

My family and I loved this place! It was fun and there were plenty of things to see. I would definitely go back again and again! The owners were extremely nice and sincere. My daughters loved it!

Visited June 2013
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Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
“Booking again!”
Reviewed April 28, 2014

My family had an awesome experience. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. The shuttle bus was great, the driver was funny! This was a wonderful way to see part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Visited August 2013
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